The Frontstretch: Numbers Game : Goody's Cool Orange 500 by Tony Lumbis -- Monday April 2, 2007

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Numbers Game : Goody's Cool Orange 500

Tony Lumbis · Monday April 2, 2007

 

0
Cars that fell to the back of the field at the start of the Goody’s Cool Orange 500.

0.065
Jimmie Johnson’s margin of victory over Jeff Gordon on Sunday. (in seconds)

2
Dollars Chandra asked Jimmie Johnson for so she could by a famous Martinsville hot dog during the rain delay.

0
Amount of money Jimmie Johnson had stashed in his driver's uniform at that minute.

3 hours, 44 minutes, 36 seconds
Time it took to complete the Goody’s Cool Orange 500.

6
Drivers who failed to qualify for the Goody’s Cool Orange 500. (No. 4 - Ward Burton; No. 15 - Paul Menard; No. 37 - Kevin Lepage; No. 55 - Michael Waltrip; No. 78 - Kenny Wallace; No. 83 - Brian Vickers)

7
Wins by Hendrick Motorsports in the past nine Martinsville races.

7
Top positions swept by Chevrolet in the Goody's Cool Orange 500.

13
Caution flags for a total of 93 laps.

1
Red flag for 31 minutes and 40 seconds on lap 357 (rain).

14
Lead changes among 9 drivers Sunday.

17
Penalties handed down by NASCAR during the Goody’s Cool Orange 500.

20th
Jimmie Johnson’s starting position on Sunday.

15th
David Ragan’s finishing position at Martinsville, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the fourth time this season.

23
Positions gained by Matt Kenseth in the Goody’s Cool Orange 500, winning him the USG Improving the Finish Award.

26
Career wins for Jimmie Johnson in 189 starts.

28
Points that Jeff Gordon leads Jeff Burton by in the NASCAR Nextel Cup point standings.

42
Cars running at the end of the Goody’s Cool Orange 500 (most since April 2000), 21 of those on the lead lap.

43rd
Bobby Labonte's finishing position Sunday in the Goody’s Cool Orange 500. He completed 265 laps but was running at the end of the race after being involved in an accident on lap 39.

70.258
Average race speed on Sunday (in mph).

95.103
Denny Hamlin’s pole winning speed at Martinsville. (in mph)

113
Laps led by Jimmie Johnson, Goody’s Cool Orange 500 winner.

137
Laps led by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., the most of any driver.

153
Career wins for car owner Rick Hendrick after Jimmie Johnson’s trip to Victory Lane.

500
Laps in the Goody’s Cool Orange 500, equaling 263 miles.

66,500
Estimated crowd in attendance at Martinsville.

$198,736
Jimmie Johnson’s purse for winning the Goody’s Cool Orange 500.

$4,929,787
Total purse for the Goody’s Cool Orange 500.

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