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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 33
AMP ENERGY JUICE "500" (42ND RUNNING)
TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

Talladega, AL - October 31, 2010
2.66-Mile Oval
188 Laps - 500 Miles Purse: $5,318,791


Fin

Str

Car




Series

Bonus

Driver



Leader


Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

tms

Laps

1

2

33

Clint Bowyer

BB&T Chevrolet

188

190

5

123.4

$226,450

Running

9

19

2

14

29

Kevin Harvick

Realtree/Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet

188

175

5

114.3

201,999

Running

8

12

3

1

42

Juan Pablo Montoya

Target Chevrolet

188

170

5

109.5

186,379

Running

8

18

4

21

00

David Reutimann

Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota

188

165

5

103.2

147,654

Running

6

14

5

25

20

Joey Logano

Home Depot Toyota

188

160

5

100.6

148,638

Running

2

8

6

18

56

Martin Truex Jr

NAPA Toyota

188

155

5

95.7

99,425

Running

3

9

7

19

48

Jimmie Johnson

Lowe's Chevrolet

188

151

5

70.6

144,093

Running

2

2

8

31

24

Jeff Gordon

DuPont/National Guard Chevrolet

188

147

5

71.3

137,899

Running

1

1

9

17

11

Denny Hamlin

FedEx Freight Toyota

188

143

5

66.9

102,775

Running

3

4

10

11

12

Brad Keselowski

Penske Dodge

188

139

5

78.4

115,308

Running

3

7

11

30

5

Mark Martin

GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

188

135

5

76.5

107,225

Running

2

2

12

39

78

Regan Smith

Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet

188

127

0

77.6

90,950

Running



13

38

98

Paul Menard

Serta/Menards Ford

188

129

5

77.3

90,475

Running

1

1

14

33

19

Elliott Sadler

Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford

188

126

5

83.9

89,075

Running

1

1

15

10

77

Sam Hornish Jr

Mobil 1 Dodge

188

123

5

90.9

88,200

Running

3

5

16

27

17

Matt Kenseth

Crown Royal Black Ford

188

120

5

87.7

130,099

Running

6

13

17

23

99

Carl Edwards

Subway Ford

188

117

5

61

115,371

Running

1

1

18

42

7

Robby Gordon

Speed Energy Toyota

188

109

0

62.7

102,458

Running



19

34

16

Greg Biffle

3M Ford

188

106

0

74.2

86,125

Running



20

37

9

Aric Almirola

Budweiser Ford

188

108

5

83.2

118,938

Running

1

2

21

28

6

David Ragan

UPS Ford

188

100

0

53.9

85,375

Running



22

22

71

Chad McCumbee

TRG Motorsports/ModSpace Chevrolet

188

97

0

42.7

76,675

Running



23

8

39

Ryan Newman

U.S. ARMY Chevrolet

188

94

0

47.3

112,427

Running



24

9

13

Casey Mears

GEICO Toyota

188

91

0

76.6

76,025

Running



25

32

18

Kyle Busch

M&M's Toyota

188

93

5

74.5

127,429

Running

4

20

26

16

83

Kasey Kahne

Red Bull Toyota

188

90

5

80

114,571

Running

2

3

27

4

87

Joe Nemechek

Gator.com Toyota

188

87

5

46.8

73,625

Running

1

1

28

20

55

Michael Waltrip

Aaron's 55th Anniversary Toyota

188

84

5

57.9

72,225

Running

2

3

29

29

82

Scott Speed

Red Bull Toyota

188

76

0

79.1

94,196

Running



30

3

2

Kurt Busch

Operation Home Front/Miller Lite Dodge

188

78

5

90.2

119,421

Running

1

2

31

26

14

Tony Stewart

Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet

188

70

0

37.5

112,721

Running



32

36

43

AJ Allmendinger

Valvoline Ford

187

67

0

43.2

111,949

Accident



33

40

37

David Gilliland

Taco Bell Ford

187

64

0

53

89,471

Running



34

35

47

Marcos Ambrose

Kleenex/Clorox Toyota

187

66

5

70

94,321

Running

1

1

35

15

46

Michael McDowell

Whitney's Collision Centers Chevrolet

186

58

0

32.6

71,025

Running



36

12

1

Jamie McMurray

Bass Pro Shops Tribute Chevrolet

183

60

5

61.5

109,052

Running

4

4

37

41

34

Robert Richardson

A&W All American Food Ford

180

52

0

28.6

70,750

Running



38

24

09

Bobby Labonte

Komatsu/TEC Chevrolet

172

49

0

55.1

70,625

Engine



39

6

88

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Hallowdega AMP Energy Juice/Nat'l Guard Chev

163

56

10

86

78,500

Running

6

24

40

43

26

Bill Elliott

Air Guard Ford

140

43

0

34.9

78,360

Accident



41

5

31

Jeff Burton

CAT Financial Chevrolet

133

45

5

95.5

105,893

Accident

6

11

42

7

36

Dave Blaney

Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet

12

37

0

26.4

70,075

Transmission



43

13

97

Jeff Fuller

HeatRedefined.com Toyota

2

34

0

25.3

70,456

Rear Gear



# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender. ** Includes race leader/most laps led bonus. * Includes race leader bonus.

Failed to qualify: (3) #64 Landon Cassill; #38 Travis Kvapil; #66 Johnny Sauter
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 110,000, Clint Bowyer won the AMP Energy Juice 500, his fourth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
TIME OF RACE:3 hours, 3 minutes, 23 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:163.618 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: Under Caution
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya (184.64 mph. 51.863 secs.)
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Clint Bowyer (crew chief Scott Miller)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Mark Martin (198.516 mph, Lap 51)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Earnhardt Childress Racing Technologies (#33)
MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Juan Pablo Montoya
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Jeff Gordon (crew chief Steve Letarte -0.474 secs)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner: rolls over to $80,000 at next event
O'REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Robby Gordon (24 places)
SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE :  Clint Bowyer
TISSOT PIT ROAD PRECISION:  Matt Kenseth (337.598 seconds)
WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER:  Kyle Busch (20 Laps)
++Rollover money awarded at year's end, amount not included in race winnings.

Caution Flags: 6 cautions for 19 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 70-73 (Car #12, 43 Accident Tri-Oval [7]); 135-138 (Car #1, 31, 88 Accident Turn 4 [39]); 142-145 (Car #26, 29, 33, 34, 42, 47 Accident Turn 2 [11]); 153-155 (Debris [43]); 182-184 (Debris [14]); 188 (Car #14, 37, 43, 82, 83 Accident Frontstretch [None]).
Lap Leaders:  87 lead changes among 26 drivers. Montoya-pole, Nemechek 1, Harvick 2, Earnhardt Jr 3, Montoya 4, Kahne 5, Earnhardt Jr 6, Burton 7, Bowyer 8, Keselowski 9, Hornish Jr 10-11, Waltrip 12-13, Hornish Jr 14, Kenseth 15-16, Burton 17-19, Kenseth 20-21, Burton 22-24, Kenseth 25-27, Burton 28, Keselowski 29-30, Waltrip 31, Keselowski 32-35, Bowyer 36-39, Harvick 40, Truex Jr 41, Reutimann 42-47, Martin 48, Hamlin 49-50, Martin 51, Hamlin 52, Earnhardt Jr 53-61, McMurray 62, Harvick 63-64, Ky. Busch 65, Ku. Busch 66-67, Reutimann 68, Harvick 69-71, Kenseth 72-73, Ky. Busch 74-75, Reutimann 76-77, Ky. Busch 78, Kahne 79-80, Earnhardt Jr 81, Montoya 82, Truex Jr 83-84, Montoya 85-91, Earnhardt Jr 92-101, Edwards 102, Reutimann 103-104, Harvick 105, Montoya 106-107, Kenseth 108, Harvick 109, Bowyer 110, Montoya 111, Earnhardt Jr 112-113, Bowyer 114, Reutimann 115-116, Almirola 117-118, Sadler 119, Ambrose 120, McMurray 121, Harvick 122-123, McMurray 124, Burton 125, Bowyer 126, Burton 127-128, Bowyer 129, Montoya 130-131, McMurray 132, Montoya 133, Bowyer 134, Johnson 135, Montoya 136-138, Reutimann 139, Logano 140, Hornish Jr 141-142, Logano 143-149, Truex Jr 150-155, Kenseth 156-158, Hamlin 159, Ky. Busch 160-175, Menard 176, J. Gordon 177, Johnson 178, Bowyer 179-186, Harvick 187, Bowyer 188.

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12

Driver

Points

Wins

1 - Jimmie Johnson

6149

(6)

2 - Denny Hamlin

6135

(7)

3 - Kevin Harvick

6111

(3)

4 - Jeff Gordon

5942

(0)

5 - Kyle Busch

5919

(3)

6 - Carl Edwards

5902

(0)

7 - Tony Stewart

5832

(2)

8 - Matt Kenseth

5825

(0)

9 - Kurt Busch

5799

(2)

10 - Jeff Burton

5797

(0)

11 - Greg Biffle

5788

(2)

12 - Clint Bowyer

5782

(2)

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