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2008 3M Performance 400

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2008 3M Performance 400

2008 Sprint Cup Series
Chase for the Sprint Cup
Italics - Non-Points Races

The 2008 3M Performance 400 Presented by Bondo, the twenty-third race of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, was held on August 17 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. ESPN carried the 400 miles (640 km) race beginning at 1 PM US EDT and MRN along with Sirius Satellite Radio had radio coverage starting at 1:15 PM US EDT.

Pre-Race News


Brian Vickers won the first pole for Team Red Bull on August 15th. Jimmie Johnson would join him on the front row.

Race Recap

Roush Fenway Racing took four of the top five places, and all five RFR cars were in the top ten as Carl Edwards won the race. Only the Joe Gibbs Racing #18 Toyota driven by points leader Kyle Busch spoiled the parade, finishing second.

Top Ten Finishers
Pos. Car # Driver Make Team
1 99 Carl Edwards Ford Roush Fenway Racing
2 18 Kyle Busch Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing
3 6 David Ragan Ford Roush Fenway Racing
4 16 Greg Biffle Ford Roush Fenway Racing
5 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Roush Fenway Racing
6 8 Mark Martin Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
7 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Team Red Bull
8 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing
9 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Gillett Evernham Motorsports
10 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Roush Fenway Racing

Failed to Qualify: Johnny Sauter (#08).


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