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Numbers Game: 2009 Food City 500 at Bristol

0.391
Kyle Busch‘s margin of victory over Denny Hamlin Sunday in the Food City 500.

1
Car moved to the rear of the field at the start of the Food City 500.
(No. 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. – transmission change)

2
Drivers failed to qualify for the Food City 500.
(No. 36 Scott Riggs, No. 41 Jeremy Mayfield)

2 hours, 54 minutes, 35 seconds
Time it took to complete the Food City 500.

5
Number of times winner Busch led the Food City 500 Sunday.

9
Caution flags for a total of 58 laps at Bristol.

12
Number of penalties handed out by NASCAR during the running of the Food City 500.

13
Lead changes among seven drivers Sunday.

14
Career wins for Busch in 155 starts.

28th
Scott Speed‘s finishing position, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the second time this season.

37
Cars running at the end of the Food City 500; 16 of those finished on the lead lap.

43rd
Dave Blaney‘s finishing position Sunday in the Food City 500. He completed just 33 laps of the event before parking the Hyde Park Storage Suites Toyota.

70
Career Cup wins for Joe Gibbs after Busch’s trip to victory lane on Sunday.

76
Points that Jeff Gordon leads Kurt Busch by in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.

92.139
Average race speed (in mph).

125.773
Mark Martin‘s pole-winning speed (in mph).

378
Laps led by Food City 500 winner Kyle Busch in the Food City 500, the most of any driver.

503
Laps in the Food City 500, equaling 268.099 miles.

160,000
Estimated crowd in attendance at Bristol.

$232,998
Kyle Busch’s purse for winning the Food City 500.

$5,700,744
Total purse for the Food City 500.

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