2009 Crown Royal 400

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2009 Crown Royal Presents The Russ Friedman 400
Race details
Race 10 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Richmond International Speedway
Richmond International Speedway
Date May 2, 2009; 5 years ago (2009-05-02)
Location Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia
Course Permanent racing facility
0.75 mi (1.207 km)
Distance 400 laps, 300 mi (482.803 km)
Weather Temperatures averaging around 71.5 °F (21.9 °C); wind speeds up to 12 miles per hour (19 km/h)[1]
Average speed 90.627 miles per hour (145.850 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Team
Time 21.238
Most laps led
Driver Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
Laps 148
Winner
No. 18
Kyle Busch
Joe Gibbs Racing
Television in the United States
Network Fox Broadcasting Company
Announcers Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds

The 2009 Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 was the tenth race in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, which took place on May 2, 2009 at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.

Race summary[edit]

Brian Vickers won his second pole position of the season. Kyle Busch won the 400 lap race in his Toyota, with Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, and Ryan Newman following. In total, there were 15 caution flags during the course of the race. Busch also won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race the previous day.[2] This was also, the last race for Jeremy Mayfield, as he was suspended by NASCAR soon after for failing the drug policy rule.

Television coverage[edit]

The race was telecast on Fox/Speed starting at 7 PM US EDT, because of baseball with radio coverage on Sirius Satellite Radio and MRN beginning at 7:30 PM US EDT.

Results[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Car Team Laps Status
1. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 400 Running
2. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 400 Running
3. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 400 Running
4. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 400 Running
5. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 400 Running
6. #77 Sam Hornish, Jr. Dodge 400 Running
7. #26 Jamie McMurray Ford 400 Running
8. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 400 Running
9. #07 Casey Mears Chevrolet 400 Running
10. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 400 Running
11. #47 Marcos Ambrose Toyota 400 Running
12. #2 Kurt Busch Dodge 400 Running
13. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 400 Running
14. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 400 Running
15. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 400 Running
16. #7 Robby Gordon Toyota 400 Running
17. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 400 Running
18. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 400 Running
19. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 400 Running
20. #43 Reed Sorenson Dodge 400 Running
21. #44 A. J. Allmendinger Dodge 400 Running
22. #1 Martin Truex, Jr. Chevrolet 400 Running
23. #6 David Ragan Ford 400 Running
24. #55 Michael Waltrip Toyota 400 Running
25. #19 Elliott Sadler Dodge 400 Running
26. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 400 Running
27. #88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Chevrolet 399 Running
28. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 399 Running
29. #9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 399 Running
30. #98 Paul Menard Ford 398 Running
31. #96 Bobby Labonte Ford 398 Running
32. #34 John Andretti Chevrolet 397 Running
33. #82 Scott Speed Toyota 396 Running
34. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 394 Running
35. #41 Jeremy Mayfield Toyota 371 Running
36. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 368 Running
37. #09 Mike Bliss Dodge 368 Running
38. #12 David Stremme Dodge 324 Accident
39. #71 David Gilliland Chevrolet 92 Electrical
40. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 90 Brakes
41. #37 Tony Raines Chevrolet 74 Brakes
42. #36 Scott Riggs Toyota 54 Electrical
43. #66 Dave Blaney Toyota 8 Accident

[3] † - Denotes rookie driver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weather information for the 2009 Crown Royal Presents The Russ Friedman 400 at The Old Farmers' Almanac
  2. ^ Busch completes birthday sweep with Richmond win at NASCAR.com. Accessed 2009-05-14. Archived 2009-06-21.
  3. ^ Race Results at NASCAR.com


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