2009 NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America

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2009 NASCAR Banking 500
Race details
Race 31 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Layout of Lowe's Motor Speedway
Layout of Lowe's Motor Speedway
Date October 17, 2009 (2009-10-17)
Official name NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America
Location Lowe's 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 Hendrick Motorsports
Time 28.070
Most laps led
Driver Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
Laps 92
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 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on October 17, 2009 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. The race was the thirty-first of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, the fifth of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, and the only race scheduled at night during the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup that ended the season.

ABC telecast the race beginning at 7  pm ET, and the Performance Racing Network (Terrestrial) along with Sirius XM Radio (Satellite) provided radio coverage starting at the same time.

Jimmie Johnson was the quickest in all three practice sessions and won the pole position for the race. He continued his performance throughout the race, leading a race-high of 92 laps before winning the race. He also increased his championship lead and chances for a fourth consecutive title.

Top 10 results[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer
1 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
2 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford
3 9 Kasey Kahne Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge
4 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
5 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
6 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
7 07 Casey Mears Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet
8 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota
9 1 Martin Truex Jr. Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet
10 2 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge


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