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Numbers Game : Chevy Rock & Roll 400

Kim DeHaven · Monday September 10, 2007

 

2nd
Career Cup victory and third Top 10 finish at Richmond International Raceway for Chevy Rock & Roll 400 winner Jimmie Johnson.

3
Number of times Jimmie Johnson led the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.

3rd
David Ragan’s finishing position in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 – - his career best — earning him Rookie of the Race honors for the 11th time this season.

3.007
Jimmie Johnson’s margin of victory over Tony Stewart at Richmond. (in seconds)

3 hours, 16 minutes, 03 seconds
Time it took to complete the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.

4
Number of cars that failed to make the starting field for Saturday night.
(No. 4 – Ward Burton; No. 36 – Jeremy Mayfield; No. 37 – Kevin Lepage; No. 55 – Michael Waltrip)

5th
Johnny Sauter’s finishing position in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, the best of his 57-race Cup career.

6
Victories and 16 Top 10 finishes this season for Richmond winner Jimmie Johnson.

10
Career Bud poles for Jimmie Johnson after taking the top starting spot in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, with a lap time of 21.378 seconds and a speed of 126.298 mph.

12
Caution flags for a total of 70 laps.

12
Penalties handed down by NASCAR Saturday night during the running of the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.

13th
David Reutimann’s finishing position in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, his career-best.

15
Lead changes among drivers 10 Saturday night.

18
Top 10 finishes this season for Chevy Rock & Roll 400 runner-up Tony Stewart.

20
Points that Jimmie Johnson leads Jeff Gordon by in the Nextel Cup point standings after the points were reset for the Chase.

29
Career Nextel Cup wins for Jimmie Johnson in 209 starts.

30
Positions gained by Johnny Sauter in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.

36
Cars running at the end of the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, 25 of those on the lead lap.

43rd
Joe Nemechek’s finishing position on Saturday night. He completed just 130 laps in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 before crashing out of the race in Turn 3.

60
The number of points between 12th place Clint Bowyer and 1st place Jimmie Johnson after the points were reset entering the Chase. In comparison, regular season points leader Jeff Gordon led second place Tony Stewart by 300 before this race.

91.813
Average race speed (in mph).

104
Laps led by Chevy Rock & Roll 400 winner Jimmie Johnson on Saturday night.

161
Career Cup wins for Rick Hendrick after Jimmie Johnson’s trip to Victory Lane on Saturday night.

191
Laps led by Jeff Gordon in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, the most of any driver.

400
Laps in the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, equaling 300 miles.

112,029
Estimated crowd in attendance at Richmond on Saturday night.

$249,836
Jimmie Johnson’s purse for winning the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.

$5,057,510
Total purse for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400.

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