Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Hamlins Wins at Martinsville
Hamlin wins at Martinsville:
#11-Denny Hamlin won the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway under a green-white-checkered finish for his 3rd win of the season [most ever in a season for Hamlin] and 7th of his career. #48-Johnson finished 2nd, followed by #42-Montoya, #18-Busch, #24-Gordon, #26-McMurray, #39-Newman [pole winner], #5-Martin, #14-Stewart and #29-Harvick. The five other Chasers finished as follows: #83-Vickers 11th; #2-Busch 17th; #99-Edwards 20th; #16-Biffle 25th and #9-Kahne 32nd.
There were 15 cautions for 76 yellow flag laps and there were 23 lead changes among 12 drivers.
Scheduled TV Race Re-Airs:
ESPN2: Monday, October 26 at 2:30am/et
ESPN Classic: Monday, October 26 at 1:00pm/et
SPEED, Wednesday, October 29 at 12:00pm/et
For race results, awards and more, see my Race Results Page.(10-25-2009)
Race Fast Facts - Martinsville Speedway:
#11-Denny Hamlin won the TUMS Fast Relief 500 (61st Running), his seventh victory in 147 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
This is his third victory and 17th top-10 finish in 2009.
This is his second victory and eighth top-10 finish in nine races at Martinsville Speedway.
#48-Jimmie Johnson (second) posted his 15th top-10 finish in 16 races at Martinsville Speedway. It is his 21st top-10 finish in 2009.
#42-Juan Pablo Montoya (third) posted his second top-10 finish in six races at Martinsville Speedway.
#20-Joey Logano (12th) was the highest finishing rookie.
#48-Jimmie Johnson leads the point standings by 118 points over Mark Martin.(NASCAR Statistics)(10-25-2009)