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Numbers Game: 2008 Ford 400 at Homestead

3
Drivers failed to qualify for the Ford 400.
(No. 96 – Ken Schrader, No. 13 – Max Papis, No. 77 – Sam Hornish Jr.)

3 hours, 5 minutes, 36 seconds
Time it took to complete the Ford 400.

5
Number of times winner Carl Edwards led the Ford 400 Sunday.

7
Caution flags for a total of 31 laps at Homestead.

7.548
Edwards’ margin of victory over Kevin Harvick Sunday in the Ford 400.

9
Wins and 27 top-10 finishes in 2008 for Ford 400 winner Edwards.

15
Lead changes among eight drivers Sunday.

15th
Johnson’s finishing position, which was good enough to earn him the 2008 Sprint Cup championship.

16
Career wins for Edwards in 157 starts.

17
Number of penalties handed out by NASCAR during the running of the Ford 400.

33
Positions gained by Jeff Gordon in the Ford 400 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.

34th
Regan Smith‘s finishing position, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the 11th time this season and clinching Rookie of the Year honors.

41
Cars running at the end of the Ford 400; 17 of those finished on the lead lap.

43rd
Kurt Busch‘s finishing position Sunday in the Ford 400. He was only able to complete 207 laps of the event after a crash in turn 2.

69
Points that Jimmie Johnson beat Edwards by to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship.

113
Career Cup wins for Jack Roush after Edwards’s trip to Victory Lane on Sunday.

129.472
Average race speed (in mph).

157
Laps led by Ford 400 winner Edwards, the most of any driver.

171.636
David Reutimann‘s pole-winning speed (in mph).

267
Laps in the Ford 400, equaling 400.5 miles.

80,000
Estimated crowd in attendance at Homestead.

$371,025
Edwards’s purse for winning the Ford 400.

$5,374,166
Total purse for the Ford 400.

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