2009 Pep Boys Auto 500

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2009 Pep Boys Auto 500
Race details[1][2]
Race 25 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Date September 6, 2009 (2009-09-06)
Location Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia
Course Permanent racing facility
1.54 mi (2.48 km)
Distance 325 laps, 500.5 mi (805.5 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching a maximum of 84.9 °F (29.4 °C); wind speeds up to 8 miles per hour (13 km/h)[3]
Pole position
Driver Martin Truex, Jr. Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
Most laps led
Driver Martin Truex, Jr. Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
Laps 68
Winner
No. 9
Kasey Kahne
Richard Petty Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Dr. Jerry Punch, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race that was held on September 6, 2009 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Contested over 325 laps, it was the twenty-fifth race of the 2009 Sprint Cup Series season. Kasey Kahne, driving for Richard Petty Motorsports, won the race, while Kevin Harvick and Juan Pablo Montoya finished second and third respectively.

Race results[edit]

Pos. Grid No. Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 2 9 Kasey Kahne Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge 325 190
2 18 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 325 175
3 22 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 325 170
4 28 00 David Reutimann Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 325 160
5 7 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 325 155
6 10 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 325 155
7 8 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 325 151
8 4 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 325 147
9 23 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 325 143
10 26 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 325 139
11 12 14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 325 130
12 15 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford 325 132
13 5 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 325 129
14 9 12 David Stremme Penske Racing Dodge 325 121
15 41 98 Paul Menard Yates Racing Ford 325 118
16 29 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota 325 115
17 31 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 325 112
18 25 71 Bobby Labonte TRG Motorsports Chevrolet 325 109
19 17 21 David Gilliland Wood Brothers Racing Ford 325 106
20 35 44 A. J. Allmendinger Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge 325 103
21 21 19 Elliott Sadler Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge 325 100
22 34 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 324 97
23 11 47 Marcos Ambrose JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota 324 94
24 32 82 Scott Speed Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 324 91
25 33 07 Casey Mears Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 324 88
26 1 1 Martin Truex, Jr. Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 324 95
27 13 43 Reed Sorenson Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge 324 82
28 27 26 Jamie McMurray Roush Fenway Racing Ford 323 79
29 20 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 323 76
30 42 96 Erik Darnell Hall of Fame Racing Ford 323 73
31 40 34 John Andretti Front Row Motorsports Chevrolet 323 70
32 19 55 Michael Waltrip Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 323 72
33 16 6 David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing Ford 322 64
34 24 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 322 61
35 30 77 Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Racing Dodge 320 58
36 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 303 60
37 14 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 302 52
38 6 2 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge 244 49
39 43 08 Terry Labonte John Carter Racing Toyota 148 46
40 39 13 Max Papis Germain Racing Toyota 100 43
41 38 09 Mike Bliss Phoenix Racing Dodge 38 40
42 36 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 25 37
43 37 66 Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports Toyota 19 34
Source:[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Race: Pep Boys Auto 500". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 weather information". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  4. ^ "2009 Official Race Results: Pep Boys Auto 500". NASCAR. NASCAR Media Group. Archived from the original on September 12, 2010. 
  5. ^ "2009 Pep Boys Auto 500 at Atlanta Results". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved October 11, 2014. 


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