2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500

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2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500
Race details
Race 32 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date October 25, 2009 (2009-10-25)
Location Martinsville Speedway Martinsville, Virginia
Course Permanent racing facility
0.526 mi (0.847 km)
Distance 501 laps, 263.526 mi (424.103 km)
Scheduled Distance 500 laps, 263 mi (423.257 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching an average of 69.1 °F (20.6 °C); wind speeds reaching an average of 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h)[1]
Average speed 73.633 miles per hour (118.501 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing
Time 19.563
Most laps led
Driver Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing
Laps 206
No. 11
Denny Hamlin
Joe Gibbs Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Jerry Punch, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500 was the 32nd race of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season at the beginning of the second half of the 2009 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The 500-lap, 263 miles (423 km) event, the only race on the Chase that is held on a short track (.526 miles (0.847 km)), was held on October 25, 2009 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. Denny Hamlin won; points leader Jimmie Johnson finished second.[2]

This was also the last career start for NASCAR veteran Sterling Marlin who retired shortly thereafter.


  1. ^ "2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500 information". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  2. ^ 2009 TUMS Fast Relief 500 race information at Driver Averages