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2008 Goody's Cool Orange 500

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2008 Goody's Cool Orange 500

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

The 2008 Goody's Cool Orange 500 was the sixth race of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, and was run on Sunday, March 30th, 2008 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. This race aired on Fox starting at 1:30 PM US EDT and radio was handled by Motor Racing Network and Sirius Satellite Radio starting their programming at 1:15 PM US EDT. The race marked the start of the use of the 2008 Top 35 owners points exemption for each week's race for the 2008 season.

Pre-Race News


Jeff Gordon won the pole for this race, the 65th in his career. Kyle Petty, who was outside the Top 35 exemption rule, failed to qualify for a race for the first time since the 2004 season.


Top Ten Finishers
Pos Car # Driver Make Team
1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing
2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
3 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing
4 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
5 20 Tony Stewart Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing
6 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
7 5 Casey Mears Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
8 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Roush Fenway Racing
9 99 Carl Edwards Ford Roush Fenway Racing
10 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing

Failed to qualify: Kyle Petty (#45), Tony Raines (#08), John Andretti (#34), Joe Nemechek (#78).


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