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NASCAR Race Results at Daytona - Feb 17, 2008

Daytona International Speedway
The Daytona 500

Sunday, February 17, 2008
Race 1 of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup
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Daytona   February 17, 2008
Finish Start # Driver Make Pts Laps Led Status Rating Winnings Team
1 7 #12 Ryan Newman Dodge 190/5 200 8 Running 110.6 $1,506,040 Penske Racing
2 43 #2 Kurt Busch Dodge 175/5 200 9 Running 70.4 $1,063,870 Penske Racing
3 6 #20 Tony Stewart Toyota 170/5 200 16 Running 102.9 $871,049 Joe Gibbs Racing
4 24 #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 170/10 200 86 Running 133.1 $652,938 Joe Gibbs Racing
5 5 #41 Reed Sorenson Dodge 160/5 200 5 Running 88.4 $545,959 Chip Ganassi Racing
6 35 #19 Elliott Sadler Dodge 150/0 200 0 Running 78.0 $430,015 Gillett Evernham Motorsports
7 10 #9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 151/5 200 1 Running 103.4 $389,204 Gillett Evernham Motorsports
8 26 #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 142/0 200 0 Running 72.0 $352,921 Robby Gordon Motorsports
9 3 #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 143/5 200 12 Running 115.6 $352,920 Hendrick Motorsports
10 18 #16 Greg Biffle Ford 139/5 200 7 Running 106.3 $313,763 Roush Fenway Racing
11 13 #43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 130/0 200 0 Running 85.4 $329,756 Petty Enterprises
12 23 #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 127/0 200 0 Running 83.0 $285,245 Team Red Bull
13 36 #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 129/5 200 9 Running 77.8 $323,496 Richard Childress Racing
14 16 #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 121/0 200 0 Running 83.3 $322,224 Richard Childress Racing
15 19 #77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 118/0 200 0 Running 90.1 $319,845 Penske Racing
16 20 #44 Dale Jarrett Toyota 115/0 200 0 Running 63.9 $277,213 Michael Waltrip Racing
17 4 #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 117/5 200 32 Running 98.2 $341,416 Joe Gibbs Racing
18 42 #00 David Reutimann Toyota 109/0 200 0 Running 65.1 $291,221 Michael Waltrip Racing
19 11 #99 Carl Edwards Ford 106/0 200 0 Running 74.5 $321,520 Roush Fenway Racing
20 25 #1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet 103/0 200 0 Running 64.4 $303,978 Dale Earnhardt Inc.
21 27 #66 Scott Riggs Chevrolet 100/0 200 0 Running 50.8 $287,928 Haas CNC Racing
22 21 #15 Paul Menard Chevrolet 97/0 200 0 Running 61.3 $279,295 Dale Earnhardt Inc.
23 33 #70 Jeremy Mayfield Chevrolet 94/0 200 0 Running 41.1 $271,220 Haas CNC Racing
24 31 #07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 96/5 200 4 Running 87.9 $284,545 Richard Childress Racing
25 37 #96 J.J. Yeley Toyota 88/0 200 0 Running 55.1 $277,095 Hall of Fame Racing
26 38 #26 Jamie McMurray Ford 85/0 200 0 Running 42.1 $276,888 Roush Fenway Racing
27 1 #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 87/5 200 1 Running 79.9 $329,606 Hendrick Motorsports
28 32 #38 David Gilliland Ford 79/0 200 0 Running 41.6 $278,746 Yates Racing
29 2 #55 Michael Waltrip Toyota 81/5 200 3 Running 59.9 $275,135 Michael Waltrip Racing
30 30 #28 Travis Kvapil Ford 73/0 200 0 Running 51.6 $291,202 Yates Racing
31 12 #8 Mark Martin Chevrolet 70/0 200 0 Running 73.6 $301,846 Dale Earnhardt Inc.
32 15 #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 67/0 200 0 Running 51.0 $290,753 Chip Ganassi Racing
33 40 #40 Dario Franchitti Dodge 64/0 199 0 Running 34.4 $270,613 Chip Ganassi Racing
34 39 #45 Kyle Petty Dodge 61/0 197 0 Running 28.1 $260,320 Petty Enterprises
35 9 #5 Casey Mears Chevrolet 58/0 194 0 accident 68.6 $284,945 Hendrick Motorsports
36 28 #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 60/5 194 1 Running 81.8 $308,129 Roush Fenway Racing
37 29 #01 Regan Smith Chevrolet 52/0 194 0 Running 35.2 $267,095 Dale Earnhardt Inc.
38 34 #22 Dave Blaney Toyota 54/5 189 1 accident 56.5 $259,563 Bill Davis Racing
39 8 #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 51/5 186 5 suspension 85.2 $319,599 Hendrick Motorsports
40 22 #34 John Andretti Chevrolet 43/0 184 0 Running 33.5 $258,613 Front Row Motorsports
41 41 #78 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 40/0 171 0 Running 27.8 $258,470 Furniture Row Racing
42 14 #6 David Ragan Ford 37/0 161 0 accident 65.6 $267,763 Roush Fenway Racing
43 17 #187 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet 34/0 141 0 engine 30.4 $256,735 Furniture Row Racing
Finish Start # Driver Make Pts Laps Led Status Rating Winnings Team
 
Race Notes
  • Mar 5, 2008
    The National Stock Car Racing Commission on Wednesday heard and considered the appeal of Robby Gordon Motorsports regarding the No. 7 car. The appeal concerned three penalties issued by NASCAR following opening day inspection on Feb. 8 for the Sprint Cup Series event at Daytona.

    The infractions concerned Section 12-4-A of the NASCAR Rule Book "Actions detrimental to stock car racing"; Section 12-4-Q "Any determination by NASCAR Officials that the car, car parts, components, and/or equipment used in the Event do not conform to NASCAR rules" and Section 20-3.1-A: "Unapproved front bumper cover."

    The penalties assessed were:
    • Loss of 100 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Car Owner Points for car owner Robby Gordon.
    • Loss of 100 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Driver Points for driver Robby Gordon.
    • $100,000.00 fine; suspension from NASCAR for the next six (6) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Events; suspension from NASCAR until April 9, and probation until Dec. 31 for crew chief, Frank Kerr.

    The Appellants argued that the bumper cover was installed as delivered from the manufacturer, that it did not provide a competition advantage since it was discovered prior to being allowed on the racetrack, and that the bumper met the templates. The Appellants also argued against the severity of the penalties.

    In deliberating, the Commission considered several factors. The bumper cover constituted an obvious rules infraction and the Appellants did not contest the legality of the part.

    The Commission notes and reaffirms the following fundamental principal which is vital to maintaining the integrity of the sport: Regardless of the source of an unapproved part on a racecar, the race team that officially enters the car in a NASCAR race is ultimately accountable for that racecar's conformance, or non-conformance, to the rules.

    However, the Commission believes that the facts presented during the hearing represented an extraordinary and unusual set of circumstances. While this does not excuse the infraction, the National Stock Car Racing Commission has decided to reinstate the car owner and driver championship points, lift the suspension, and increase the fine.

    The restoration of the points moves Gordon to 21st from 37th in the standings, lifting him well above the all-important top-35 mark needed to guarantee a spot in the field each week.

    For the crew chief, Frank Kerr, the penalty is increased to $150,000 and he remains on probation through Dec. 31.

    The Appellants have the right under Section 15 of the Rule Book to appeal this decision to the National Stock Car Racing Commissioner.

    "We see this as good news," Gordon said in a statement Wednesday night. "We are grateful the commissioners rescinded the points penalty and suspension but disappointed by the fine. Still, we see this as a victory for Robby Gordon Motorsports. We feel like justice was done and appreciate NASCAR creating a system that allowed us to take our appeal to the National Stock Car Racing Commission.

    "Now we plan to put this issue behind us and concentrate on making the Chase in 2008 as well as getting the Jim Beam Dodge into Victory Lane. I want to thank the thousands of fans and our sponsors who have supported us through this episode and want everyone of you to know how much we appreciate all that you have done.

    "Our goal is to be a model team in the future and never go through something like this again," Gordon said. www.nascar.com
  • Feb 20, 2008
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR on Wednesday issued penalties and fines to the No. 7 team that competes in the Sprint Cup Series, as a result of rule infractions found during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway.

    The No. 7 car, driven and owned by Robby Gordon, was found to be in violation of Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used do not conform to NASCAR rules); and 20-3.10A (unapproved front bumper cover) of the 2008 NASCAR rule book. The violations were found during opening day inspection for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 8.

    As a result, Gordon has been penalized 100 championship driver and owner points. Crew chief Frank Kerr has been fined $100,000, suspended for the next six Sprint Cup Series events until April 9 and placed on probation until Dec. 31, 2008.

    Gordon finished eighth in the season-opening Daytona 500. With the penalty, he drops to 40th in points with 42 -- 16 behind 35th-place Casey Mears.

    Gordon had announced his switch from Ford to Dodge, along with a new partnership with Gillett Evernham Motorsports, five days earlier and inadvertently had used a Dodge Charger nose that had been submitted to NASCAR but had not yet been approved. Before qualifying for the Daytona 500 on Feb. 10, Gordon replaced the part with an approved Dodge Avenger nose. www.nascar.com
 
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Standings after Race 1
  Driver Points Behind Races Wins Top 5s Top 10s Laps Led Poles
1 Ryan Newman 190 0 1 1 1 1 8 0
2 Kurt Busch 175 -15 1 0 1 1 9 0
3 Tony Stewart 170 -20 1 0 1 1 16 0
4 Kyle Busch 170 -20 1 0 1 1 86 0
5 Reed Sorenson 160 -30 1 0 1 1 5 0
6 Kasey Kahne 151 -39 1 0 0 1 1 0
7 Elliott Sadler 150 -40 1 0 0 1 0 0
8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 143 -47 1 0 0 1 12 0
9 Robby Gordon 142 -48 1 0 0 1 0 0
10 Greg Biffle 139 -51 1 0 0 1 7 0
11 Bobby Labonte 130 -60 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 Jeff Burton 129 -61 1 0 0 0 9 0
13 Brian Vickers 127 -63 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 Kevin Harvick 121 -69 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sam Hornish Jr. 118 -72 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 Denny Hamlin 117 -73 1 0 0 0 32 0
17 Dale Jarrett 115 -75 1 0 0 0 0 0
18 David Reutimann 109 -81 1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Carl Edwards 106 -84 1 0 0 0 0 0
20 Martin Truex Jr. 103 -87 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 Scott Riggs 100 -90 1 0 0 0 0 0
22 Paul Menard 97 -93 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Clint Bowyer 96 -94 1 0 0 0 4 0
24 Jeremy Mayfield 94 -96 1 0 0 0 0 0
25 J.J. Yeley 88 -102 1 0 0 0 0 0
26 Jimmie Johnson 87 -103 1 0 0 0 1 1
27 Jamie McMurray 85 -105 1 0 0 0 0 0
28 Michael Waltrip 81 -109 1 0 0 0 3 0
29 David Gilliland 79 -111 1 0 0 0 0 0
30 Travis Kvapil 73 -117 1 0 0 0 0 0
31 Mark Martin 70 -120 1 0 0 0 0 0
32 Juan Pablo Montoya 67 -123 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 Dario Franchitti 64 -126 1 0 0 0 0 0
34 Kyle Petty 61 -129 1 0 0 0 0 0
35 Matt Kenseth 60 -130 1 0 0 0 1 0
36 Casey Mears 58 -132 1 0 0 0 0 0
37 Dave Blaney 54 -136 1 0 0 0 1 0
38 Regan Smith 52 -138 1 0 0 0 0 0
39 Jeff Gordon 51 -139 1 0 0 0 5 0
40 John Andretti 43 -147 1 0 0 0 0 0
41 Joe Nemechek 40 -150 1 0 0 0 0 0
42 David Ragan 37 -153 1 0 0 0 0 0
43 Kenny Wallace 34 -156 1 0 0 0 0 0
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