2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350

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2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350
Race details[1]
Race 16 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Track as used by NASCAR
Track as used by NASCAR
Date June 21, 2009 (2009-June-21)
Location Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, California
Course Permanent racing facility
1.99 mi (3.2 km)
Distance 110 laps, 218.9 mi (352.285 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching as low as 75.9 °F (24.4 °C); wind speeds up to 18.1 miles per hour (29.1 km/h)[2]
Average speed 71.012 miles per hour (114.283 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing
Time 76.475
Most laps led
Driver Kasey Kahne Richard Petty Motorsports
Laps 37
Winner
No. 9
Kasey Kahne
Richard Petty Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network TNT
Announcers Bill Weber, Kyle Petty and Wally Dallenbach, Jr.[3]

The 2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event held on June 21, 2009 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. Kasey Kahne picked up his first-ever win on a road course after leading 37 laps, giving car owner Richard Petty his first win as an owner in 10 years. All of Petty's cars finished in the top 10, except for Reed Sorenson, who finished a distant 40th.

Race results[edit]

Pos Starting Pos Car Driver Team Make
1 5 9 Kasey Kahne[4] Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge
2 4 14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
3 43 47 Marcos Ambrose JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota
4 11 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
5 24 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
6 17 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
7 20 43 A. J. Allmendinger Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge
8 26 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
9 13 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
10 8 19 Clint Bowyer Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge
11 38 55 Patrick Carpentier Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
12 33 13 Max Papis Germain Racing Toyota
13 34 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford
14 23 26 Jamie McMurray Roush Fenway Racing Ford
15 27 2 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge
16 1 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Toyota
17 7 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet
18 10 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford
19 12 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
20 25 96 Bobby Labonte Hall of Fame Racing Ford
21 30 98 Paul Menard Yates Racing Ford
22 2 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
23 21 07 Casey Mears Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
24 9 08 Boris Said John Carter Racing Ford
25 6 1 Martin Truex, Jr. Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
26 35 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
27 29 09 Ron Fellows Phoenix Racing Chevrolet
28 15 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford
29 16 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
30 41 34 John Andretti Front Row Motorsports Chevrolet
31 42 00 David Reutimann Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota
32 32 71 David Gilliland TRG Motorsports Chevrolet
33 40 6 David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing Ford
34 36 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
35 14 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
36 22 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota
37 31 87 Scott Speed* NEMCO Motorsports Toyota
38 18 77 Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Racing Dodge
39 39 12 David Stremme Penske Racing Dodge
40 28 43 Reed Sorenson Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge
41 43 02 Brandon Ash Ash Motorsports Dodge
42 19 66 Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports Toyota
43 37 04 P. J. Jones Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota

Failed to Qualify: Scott Speed (#82), Tom Hubert (#27), Chris Cook (#37), Brian Simo (#36)

* Scott Speed's team paid Joe Nemechek to let Speed drive his car in the race.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Toyota / Save Mart 350". Racing Reference. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Weather for the 2009 Toyota/Save Mart 350". The Old Farmer's Almanac. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Race: Toyota/Save Mart 350". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2009 Official Race Results : Toyota/SaveMart 350". NASCAR. Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. 


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