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NASCAR Nationwide Series race number 3 of 35
Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
200 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:56:16
Average speed: 106.713 mph
Pole speed: 182.451 mph
Cautions: 12 for 60 laps
Margin of victory: .391 sec
Attendance: 100000
Lead changes: 17
Green flag passes: 1,231 (8.3 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series results   /   2009 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 316   Greg Biffle CitiFinancial   (Jack Roush)Ford20994870running86195
2 760   Carl Edwards Save-A-lot   (Jack Roush)Ford20964150running35175
31032   Brian Vickers Dollar General Stores   (Todd Braun)Toyota20948900running11170
42338   Jason Leffler Great Clips   (Todd Braun)Toyota20946518running0160
5155   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. GoDaddy   (JR Motorsports)Chevrolet20932275running0155
61647   Michael McDowell Kingsford / Smith's   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota20942693running0150
71362   Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino   (Rusty Wallace)Chevrolet20936693running3151
81112   Justin Allgaier Verizon Wireless   (Roger Penske)Dodge20935043running5147
94211   Scott Lagasse, Jr. America's Incredible Pizza Company   (Bryan Mullet)Toyota20934953running0138
101429   Jeff Burton Holiday Inn / Holiday Inn Express   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20928075running1139
112840   Scott Wimmer Federated Auto Parts   (Curtis Key)Chevrolet20826375running0130
123542   Kenny Hendrick "Real Deal" Holyfield / Smith Iron Works   (Eddie Smith)Dodge20832293running0127
132489   Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus / Eldora Speedway   (Morgan Shepherd)Chevrolet20731743running0124
142028   Kenny Wallace U.S. Border Patrol   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet20731633running0121
153934   Tony Raines Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet20732023running0118
163324   Eric McClure Hefty   (Ed Rensi)Ford20730763running0115
173723   Ken Butler III Aaron's   (Robert Richardson, Sr.)Chevrolet20730578running0112
183101   Danny O'Quinn, Jr. Station Casinos / Shaug Construction   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet20623975running0109
193226   Brian Keselowski Schweitzer Title   (Dusty Whitney)Dodge20523865running0106
202987   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet20524605running0103
21 420   Denny Hamlin Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota19623645crash7105
22 91   Mike Bliss Miccosukee Resort & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet19432478crash16102
232702   Andy Ponstein CorrieStottRacing.com   (Corrie Stott)Chevrolet18923375engine094
243661   Brandon Whitt Specialty Racing   (Charles Shoffner)Ford18230133running091
252627   Jason Keller Scott Tissue / Cottonelle / Smith's   (Mike Curb)Ford17729748crash088
26126   David Ragan Discount Tire   (Jack Roush)Ford16923020crash190
27 888   Brad Keselowski Klondike   (JR Motorsports)Chevrolet16529353running082
284331   Stanton Barrett Zona Health   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet15122740running079
29 233   Kevin Harvick Rheem Tankless Water Heaters   (Kevin Harvick)Chevrolet14622590running4181
30 666   Steve Wallace U.S. Fidelis   (Rusty Wallace)Chevrolet14429248running073
311907   David Green PMCLife.com   (Pete Szekeres)Toyota10428838crash070
323415   Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers   (Germain Racing)Toyota9028728crash067
332581   D.J. Kennington Red Bank Outfitters / NPP   (Pat MacDonald)Dodge8928618crash064
34300   Robert Richardson, Jr. North Texas Pipe   (Robert Richardson, Sr.)Chevrolet8922040crash061
351705   Casey Atwood MC2 Energy Drink / 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Ford7628398engine058
363852   Scott Gaylord Hooters Casino Hotel   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet6528363crash055
371810   Kelly Bires Braun Racing   (Todd Braun)Toyota3221855ignition157
384109   John Wes Townley Zaxby's   (Robby Benton)Ford2628288crash049
39 518   Kyle Busch Z-Line Designs   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota2121765crash046
40 199   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota2131298crash248
412291   Terry Cook MSRP Motorsports   (MSRP Motorsports)Chevrolet2028138electrical040
424090   Johnny Chapman MSRP Motorsports   (MSRP Motorsports)Chevrolet1228093rear end037
432196   Dennis Setzer Dusty's Collision   (Dusty Whitney)Dodge321582transmission034
* Race extended to 209 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Andy Ponstein02missed drivers meeting
Kelly Bires10unapproved impound adjustment
Scott Lagasse, Jr.11backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Derrike Cope41Interush.netRick WareChevrolet
45Kertus Davis49GetMoreVacations.comJay RobinsonChevrolet
46Johnny Borneman, III22Twisted X Boots / Trail MotorsportsArthur SheltonFord
47Mike Harmon84Calypso Eco-Technolgies / Equity VenturesMike HarmonChevrolet
WDJeff Green44Stratosphere - Las VegasBlake GarrisonDodge
WDCasey Atwood8531-W InsulationWayne DayFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8136   #1,20,88 accident frontstretchnone
14163  
17204   #88 accident turn 4none
21222  
23253   #18,99 accident turn 4none
26272  
28325   #09 accident turn 4none
336735  
68747   #52 accident turn 2#34
758511  
86894   #1 accident turn 2none
90912  
92954   #0,15,81 accident turn 1#61
961005  
1011033   #60 spun backstretch#66
1041041  
1051106   #07,29,31,33,61,66 accident frontstretch#42
11117060  
1711755   #6 accident turn 4#32
1761783  
1791813   #27 accident backstretch#20
18219716  
19820710   #1,20 accident turn 1none
2082092  
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.7%             Average green flag run: 11.5 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Speed122
  Kevin Harvick33028
  Kelly Bires31311
  Mike Bliss324716
  Kevin Harvick48558
  Carl Edwards567015
  Kevin Harvick71711
  Carl Edwards72743
  Kevin Harvick75784
  Carl Edwards799517
  Justin Allgaier961005
  Greg Biffle10114646
  Denny Hamlin1471537
  Brian Vickers15416411
  Brendan Gaughan1651673
  Jeff Burton1681681
  David Ragan1691691
  Greg Biffle17020940

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 515    
2   Brian Vickers 467   -48  
3   Greg Biffle 416   -99  
4   Brendan Gaughan 407   -108  
5   Kyle Busch 406   -109  
6   David Ragan 387   -128  
7   Kevin Harvick 386   -129  
8   Jason Leffler 354   -161  
9   Jason Keller 343   -172  
10   Michael McDowell 326   -189  
11   Justin Allgaier 311   -204  
11   Kenny Wallace 311   -204  
13   Mike Bliss 305   -210  
14   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 301   -214  
15   Scott Lagasse, Jr. 299   -216  
16   Jeff Burton 289   -226  
17   Tony Raines 288   -227  
18   Joe Nemechek 285   -230  
19   Morgan Shepherd 276   -239  
20   David Reutimann 273   -242