2009 NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America

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2009 NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America
Race details
Race 31 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Lowe's Motor Speedway
Lowe's Motor Speedway
Date October 17, 2009; 5 years ago (2009-10-17)
Location Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, North Carolina
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 334 laps, 501 mi (806.281 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 64 °F (18 °C); wind speeds up to 13 miles per hour (21 km/h)[1]
Average speed 137.658 miles per hour (221.539 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
Time 28.070
Most laps led
Driver Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
Laps 92
Winner
No. 48
Jimmie Johnson
Hendrick Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network ABC
Announcers Jerry Punch, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2009 NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America is the thirty-first race of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season and race five of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, serving as the only Saturday night race in the Chase.

The 334-lap, 501 miles (806 km) event is scheduled to be held on October 17 at the 1.5 miles (2.4 km) Lowe's Motor Speedway in the Charlotte, North Carolina suburb of Concord. ABC will telecast the race beginning at 7 PM US EDT and the Performance Racing Network (Terrestrial) along with Sirius XM Radio (Satellite) will have radio coverage starting at the same time

Jimmie Johnson has dominated the weekend by winning all 3 practice sessions, the pole, and the race. He increased his championship lead and chances for a fourth consecutive title.

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