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Numbers Game: 2008 Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix

0.295
Jimmie Johnson‘s margin of victory over Kurt Busch Sunday in the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

1
Driver failed to qualify for the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
(No. 78 – Joe Nemechek)

1
Car moved to the rear of the field at the start of the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
(No. 16 – Greg Biffle for a transmission change)

3
Number of times winner Johnson led the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Sunday.

3 hours, 12 minutes, 1 second
Time it took to complete the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

7
Wins and 22 top-10 finishes in 2008 for Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 winner Johnson.

9
Lead changes among five drivers Sunday.

10
Caution flags for a total of 55 laps at Phoenix.

18
Number of penalties handed out by NASCAR during the running of the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

22
Positions gained by Bobby Labonte in the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.

23rd
Regan Smith‘s finishing position, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the 10th time this season.

35
Cars running at the end of the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500; 18 of those finished on the lead lap.

40
Career wins for Johnson in 254 starts.

43rd
Martin Truex Jr.‘s finishing position Sunday in the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500. He completed just 27 laps of the event.

97.804
Average race speed (in mph).

141
Points that Johnson leads Carl Edwards by in the NASCAR Sprint Cup points standings.

175
Career Cup wins for Rick Hendrick after Johnson’s trip to victory lane on Sunday.

217
Laps led by Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 winner Johnson, the most of any driver.

313
Laps in the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500, equaling 313 miles.

100,000
Estimated crowd in attendance at Phoenix.

$261,711
Johnson’s purse for winning the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

$5,096,896
Total purse for the Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.