The Frontstretch: Numbers Game: UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 by Kim DeHaven -- Monday March 12, 2007

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Numbers Game: UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400

Kim DeHaven · Monday March 12, 2007

 

2
Drivers qualified for their first career Nextel Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Jon Wood and Aric Armirola. Wood started 41st and finished 29th. Armirola started 31st and finished in the 41st position.

2
Cars fell to the back of the field at the start of the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400. (No. 38 of David Gilliland and No. 43 of Bobby Labonte for going to backup cars)

2.795
Jimmie Johnson’s margin of victory over Jeff Gordon. (in seconds)

3
Consecutive victories at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 winner Jimmie Johnson.

3 hours, 7 minutes, 28 seconds
Time it took to complete the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400.

6
Points that Mark Martin leads Jeff Gordon by in the NASCAR Nextel Cup point standings. Despite leading the points, Martin still states he is planning on only running a partial schedule this season and will not race at Bristol.

9
Caution flags for a total of 40 laps.

10
Drivers failed to qualify for the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400. ( No. 34 – Kevin Lepage, No. 36 – Jeremy Mayfield, No. – 37 John Andretti, No. 47 – Ken Schrader, No. 49 – Mike Bliss, No. 55 – Michael Waltrip, No. 72 – Brandon Whitt, No. 83 – Brian Vickers, No.84 – AJ Allmendinger, No. 00 – David Reutimann)

15th
Kenny Wallace’s starting position in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400. He finished the race two laps down in the 24th position.

21
Penalties handed down by NASCAR during the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400.

22nd
Juan Pablo Montoya’s finishing position, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the first time this season. (By the way, don’t forget to check out Meegan Sweeney’s new column, Meegan’s Rookie Report, right here every Monday, on the Frontstretch!)

23rd
Jimmie Johnson’s starting position in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 on Sunday.

24
Career wins for Jimmie Johnson in 186 starts.

28
Lead changes among 16 drivers Sunday.

33
Positions gained by Matt Kenseth in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.

37
Cars running at the end of the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400, 15 of those on the lead lap.

43rd
Ward Burton's finishing position Sunday in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400. He completed just 15 laps before he was taken out of the race in an accident.

111
Laps led by UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 runner-up Jeff Gordon, the most of any driver.

128.183
Average race speed (in mph).

150
Career wins for car owner Rick Hendrick after Jimmie Johnson’s trip to Victory Lane on Sunday. This is the fourth Nextel Cup Series win for Hendrick at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

184.856
Kasey Kahne’s pole winning speed. (in mph)

267
Laps in the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400, equaling 400.5 miles.

156,000
Estimated crowd in attendance at Las Vegas.

$415,386
Jimmie Johnson’s purse for winning the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400.

$6,381,100
Total purse for the UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400.

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