The Frontstretch: Numbers Game : Allstate 400 at the Brickyard by Kim DeHaven -- Monday July 30, 2007

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Numbers Game : Allstate 400 at the Brickyard

Kim DeHaven · Monday July 30, 2007

 

1st
Career Cup pole for Reed Sorenson in 58 starts.

1
Car dropped to the rear of the field prior to the start of the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.
(No. 07 – Clint Bowyer, engine change)

2nd
Fence climb at Indianapolis for Tony Stewart.

2nd
Juan Pablo Montoya’s starting and finishing position, earning him Rookie of the Race honors for the ninth time this season.

2.982
Tony Stewart’s margin of victory over Juan Pablo Montoya. (in seconds)

3 hours, 24 minutes, 28 seconds
Time it took to complete the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.

4
Top 10 finishes this season for Allstate 400 at the Brickyard runner-up Juan Pablo Montoya.

6
Number of cars that failed to make the starting field.
(No. 08 – Joe Nemechek; No. 36 – Jeremy Mayfield; No. 37 – Kevin Lepage; No. 44 – Dale Jarrett; No. 78 – Kenny Wallace; No. 84 – A.J. Allmendinger)

6th
Mark Martin’s finishing position on Sunday in his first ride in a DEI-owned car.

9
Caution flags for a total of 43 laps Sunday.

13
Top 10 finishes this season for Indianapolis Motor Speedway winner Tony Stewart.

14
Lead changes among six drivers Sunday.

26
Positions gained by Ward Burton in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard to win the USG Improving the Finish Award. Burton finished a season high 14th.

31
Career Nextel Cup wins for Tony Stewart in 304 starts.

33
Laps led by Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. Earnhardt finished 34th after blowing the engine in the No. 8 Budweiser Chevy with just 24 laps to go.

33
Penalties handed down by NASCAR during the running of the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Sunday.

36
Cars running at the end of the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, 21 of those on the lead lap.

39
Jimmie Johnson’s finishing position on Sunday after a fiery crash in Turn 3 in the Allstate.

43rd
David Green’s finishing position in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. He completed 13 laps before crashing in Turn 3.

57
Career Cup wins for Joe Gibbs after Tony Stewart’s trip to Victory Lane on Sunday.

65
Laps led by Allstate 400 at the Brickyard winner Tony Stewart, the most of any driver.

117.379
Average race speed (in mph).

160
Laps in the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, equaling 400 miles.

184.207
Reed Sorenson’s pole winning speed for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. (in mph)

371
Points that Jeff Gordon leads Denny Hamlin by in the Nextel Cup point standings.

270,000
Estimated crowd in attendance at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

$488,111
Tony Stewart’s purse for winning the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.

$9,533,587
Total purse for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.

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