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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 31 of 36
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:38:22
Average speed: 137.658 mph
Pole speed: 192.376 mph
Cautions: 10 for 42 laps
Margin of victory: 2.303 sec
Attendance: 105000
Lead changes: 22
Green flag passes: 3,170 (10.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334328826running92195
2 417   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford334240915running45175
3 39   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge334198723running67170
4 924   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Transformers 2   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334172701running64165
51220   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota334162976running0155
61133   Clint Bowyer Scary Fast Count Chocula   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334113875running0150
74207   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334109550running0146
81018   Kyle Busch M&M's / Susan G. Komen For the Cure   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota334134623running0142
10152   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge33499600running2139
9251   Martin Truex, Jr. Guitar Hero / DJ Hero   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet334127065running0138
11 639   Ryan Newman U.S. Army / Transformers 2   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet334113304running0130
12 825   Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33477850running0127
13 514   Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet334100373running0124
143431   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334119931running0121
152100   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota334101548running0118
17 25   Mark Martin Pop-Tarts / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33487375running6117
162316   Greg Biffle 3M / Industrial Distribution Group   (Jack Roush)Ford33490975running0115
183229   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334111178running0109
192712   David Stremme Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge334106065running0106
20296   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford33482925running0103
213743   Reed Sorenson Super 8 Motels   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge334109751running0100
221347   Marcos Ambrose Clorox / Kingsford / Bush's Baked Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota33386573running097
232644   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge33372550running094
24 771   Mike Bliss TaxSlayer.com   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet33371850running091
251402   David Gilliland Farm Bureau Insurance   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota33368225running088
263819   Elliott Sadler Stanley / Susan G. Komen For the Cure   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge33278725running085
273198   Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford332100806running082
281682   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota33282173running079
293621   Bill Elliott Warriors in Pink Powered by Ford   (Wood Brothers)Ford33266875running076
30197   Robby Gordon Freightliner   (Robby Gordon)Toyota33289910running073
323355   Michael Waltrip NAPA / Susan G. Komen For the Cure   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota33174225running372
312496   Bobby Labonte Ask.com / Search for the Cure   (Jeff Moorad)Ford33196579running070
332026   Jamie McMurray Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea Vodka   (Jack Roush)Ford33175050running064
343083   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota33094298running061
351842   Juan Pablo Montoya Lysol   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet330100398running058
374308   Terry Labonte Carter-Simo Racing   (John Carter)Toyota32968025running157
364134   John Andretti Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet33073650running055
383988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet30483400running049
392899   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford299114131engine046
402277   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge29883910running043
421711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota19287875engine5442
414013   Max Papis GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota28665000engine040
433587   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota2665251rear end034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Bill Elliott21transmission change
Paul Menard98transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael McDowell36Wave Energy DrinkTommy Baldwin, Jr.Toyota
45Sterling Marlin09Miccosukee Resort & GamingJames FinchDodge
46Dave Blaney66Denny Hamlin FoundationPhil ParsonsToyota
47Travis Kvapil37Long John Silver'sBob JenkinsDodge
WDMike Wallace64Larry GunselmanToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #77 accident turn 2none
7104  
11133   #77 spun turn 4none
143522  
36427   rainnone
4312078  
1211244   #18 spun turn 4#7
12515531  
15616914   #42 spun turn 4none
17018920  
1901945   debris#02
19529197  
2922954   oil on track#12
2963005  
3013033   #02 accident turn 2#5
3043041  
3053084   oil on track#6
3093135  
3143174   #12,16,39 accident frontstretch#43
31833417  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.3%             Average green flag run: 25.7 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin166
  Jimmie Johnson73630
  Michael Waltrip37393
  Terry Labonte40401
  Matt Kenseth41422
  Jimmie Johnson43442
  Matt Kenseth45517
  Jimmie Johnson527019
  Denny Hamlin719424
  Matt Kenseth95984
  Denny Hamlin9912123
  Jeff Gordon12216443
  Denny Hamlin1651706
  Jeff Gordon17118919
  Denny Hamlin1901901
  Matt Kenseth19122232
  Kasey Kahne22324523
  Kurt Busch2462472
  Kasey Kahne24829144
  Jimmie Johnson29231827
  Jeff Gordon3193202
  Jimmie Johnson32133414

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 5923    
2   Mark Martin 5833   -90  
3   Jeff Gordon 5788   -135  
4   Tony Stewart 5768   -155  
5   Kurt Busch 5746   -177  
6   Juan Pablo Montoya 5728   -195  
7   Greg Biffle 5655   -268  
8   Ryan Newman 5635   -288  
9   Kasey Kahne 5592   -331  
10   Carl Edwards 5582   -341  
11   Denny Hamlin 5551   -372  
12   Brian Vickers 5438   -485  
13   Matt Kenseth 3774   -2149  
14   Kyle Busch 3755   -2168  
15   Clint Bowyer 3699   -2224  
16   David Reutimann 3644   -2279  
17   Marcos Ambrose 3371   -2552  
18   Casey Mears 3269   -2654  
19   Jeff Burton 3256   -2667  
20   Joey Logano 3197   -2726  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 4544    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4427   -117  
3   Jeff Gordon 4405   -139  
4   Mark Martin 4084   -460  
5   Kurt Busch 4058   -486  
6   Denny Hamlin 4022   -522  
7   Juan Pablo Montoya 3979   -565  
8   Ryan Newman 3907   -637  
9   Greg Biffle 3904   -640  
10   Carl Edwards 3862   -682  
11   Kasey Kahne 3852   -692  
12   Matt Kenseth 3774   -770  
13   Kyle Busch 3755   -789  
14   Clint Bowyer 3699   -845  
15   David Reutimann 3644   -900  
16   Brian Vickers 3631   -913  
17   Marcos Ambrose 3371   -1173  
18   Casey Mears 3269   -1275  
19   Jeff Burton 3256   -1288  
20   Joey Logano 3197   -1347