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Temporada 2008 de la NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

La Temporada 2008 de la NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fue la 60ª temporada de la categoría estadounidense de stock car NASCAR. El calendario consto con 36 fechas mas dos carreras de exhibición, Comenzando el 9 de febrero en Daytona International Speedway con los Budweiser Shootout para dar pie a las 50th Daytona 500 y finalizando el 16 de noviembre en Homestead-Miami Speedway celebrando la Ford 400.

Temporada 2008 de la NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Sprint Cup Series
Datos generales
Datos estadísticos
Partidos 36
Piloto campeón Jimmie Johnson
Marca campeona Chevrolet
Novato del Año (Rookie) Regan Smith
Otros Campeones
Cronología
2007 2008 2009

El piloto Californiano Jimmie Johnson consiguió el título sobre Carl Edwards con un Chevrolet impala SS del equipo Hendrick Motorsports, cosechando 6684 puntos y 7 victorias a lo largo de la temporada. En esta temporada se dio el debut oficial de el Car of tomorrow, ya que en la temporada 2007 solo se utilizaron para carreras seleccionadas del calendario.

Pilotos y EquiposEditar

 
Jimmie Johnson campeón de la temporada 2008 de la Copa NASCAR
 
Carl Edwards subcampeón de la temporada a 69 puntos de Johnson
 
Greg Biffle finalizó tercero el campeonato

Temporada completa.

Marca Equipo Nro Piloto Participaciones Jefe de Equipo
Chevrolet Dale Earnhardt, Inc. 01 Regan Smith (R) 1-15, 17-21, 23-36 Dan Stillman
Ron Fellows 16, 22
1 Martin Truex Jr Todas Kevin Manion
8 Mark Martin 1-4, 7-8, 10-15, 18-21, 23, 26, 28-29, 31, 33-35 Tony Gibson
Aric Almirola 5-6, 9, 16-17, 22, 24-25, 27, 30, 32, 36
15 Paul Menard Todas Doug Randolph
Haas CNC Racing 66 Scott Riggs 1-15, 17-36 Bootie Barker
Max Papis 16
70 Jeremy Mayfield 1-7 Dave Skog
Johnny Sauter 8, 10-12, 17-18, 26-27, 35
Ken Schrader 9
Jason Leffler 13-15, 19-20
Scott Riggs 16
Tony Raines 21, 23-25, 28-34, 36
Max Papis 22
Richard Childress Racing 07 Clint Bowyer Todas Gil Martin
29 Kevin Harvick Todas Todd Berrier
31 Jeff Burton Todas Scott Miller
Hendrick Motorsports 5 Casey Mears Todas Alan Gustafson
24 Jeff Gordon Todas Steve Letarte
48 Jimmie Johnson Todas Chad Knaus
88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. todas Tony Eury, Jr.
Furniture Row Racing 78 Joe Nemechek Todas Jay Guy
Dodge Chip Ganassi Racing

with Felix Sabates

41 Reed Sorenson 1-15, 17-36 Jimmy Elledge
Scott Pruett 16
42 Juan Pablo Montoya Todas Donnie Wingo
Gillett Evernham Motorsports 9 Kasey Kahne Todas Kenny Francis
10 Patrick Carpentier (R) 1-20, 22-30 Mike Shiplett
Terry Labonte 21
Mike Wallace 31
A. J. Allmendinger 32-36
19 Elliott Sadler Todas Kenny Francis
Penske Racing South 2 Kurt Busch Todas Pat Tryson
12 Ryan Newman Todas Roy McCauley
77 Sam Hornish, Jr. (R) Todas Chris Carrier
Petty Enterprises 43 Bobby Labonte Todas Jeff Meendering
45 Kyle Petty 1-6, 8-12, 24-26, 28-29, 35 Billy Wilburn
Chad McCumbee 7, 13, 21, 27, 31-34, 36
Terry Labonte 14-20, 23, 30
Boris Said 22
Robby Gordon Motorsports 7 Robby Gordon Todas Frank Kerr
Ford Roush Fenway Racing 6 David Ragan Todas Jimmy Fennig
16 Greg Biffle Todas Greg Erwin
17 Matt Kenseth Todas Chip Boldin
26 Jamie McMurray Todas Larry Carter
99 Carl Edwards Todas Bob Osborne
Wood Brothers Racing 21 Bill Elliott 1-2, 4, 6-8, 11, 13-15, 19-21, 24, 26-27, 29, 31-36 Gene Nead
Johnny Sauter 3
Jeff Green 5
Jon Wood 9-10, 12, 18, 30
Marcos Ambrose 16-17, 22-23, 25, 28
Yates Racing 28 Travis Kvapil Todas Todd Parrott
38 David Gilliland Todas Cully Barclough
Toyota Bill Davis Racing 22 Dave Blaney Todas Tommy Baldwin Jr.
Hall of Fame Racing 96 J. J. Yeley 1-21 Brandon Thomas
P. J. Jones 22
Brad Coleman 23
Ken Schrader 24-26, 28, 30-36
Joey Logano 27, 29
Joe Gibbs Racing 11 Denny Hamlin Todas Mike Ford
18 Kyle Busch Todas Steve Addington
20 Tony Stewart Todas Greg Zipadelli
Michael Waltrip Racing 00 David Reutimann 1-5 Bill Pappas
Michael McDowell (R) 6-22, 26-29
Mike Skinner 23-25
Kenny Wallace 30
A. J. Allmendinger 31
Mike Bliss 32
Marcos Ambrose 33-36
44 Dale Jarrett 1-5 Ryan Pemberton
David Reutimann 6-36
55 Michael Waltrip Todas Paul Andrews
Team Red Bull 83 Brian Vickers 1-35 Kevin Hamlin
Scott Speed 36
84 A. J. Allmendinger 1-3, 9-29 Jimmy Elledge
Mike Skinner 4-8, 30-31
Scott Speed 32-35
Brian Vickers 36

Temporada ParcialEditar

Marca Equipo Nro Piloto Participaciones Jefe de equipo
Chevrolet Front Row Motorsports 37 Eric McClure 1 Cal Boprey
SKI Motorsports 50 Stanton Barrett 1, 12, 20, 28 Ricky Pearson
Richard Childress Racing 33 Scott Wimmer 10 Shane Wilson
Ken Schrader 12
Mike Wallace 30
Phoenix Racing 09 Sterling Marlin 1, 9-12, 18, 24, 26, 30, 32, 35-36 Marc Reno
Hendrick Motorsports 25 Brad Keselowski 31, 34, 36 Lance McGrew
Norm Benning Racing 57 Norm Benning 1
Furniture Row Racing 87 Kenny Wallace 1 Ed Nathman
Dodge Brandon Ash Racing 02 Brandon Ash 16
Carl Long Racing 46 Carl Long 27
Chip Ganassi Racing

with Felix Sabates

40 Dario Franchitti (R) 1-8, 14-18 Steve Lane
David Stremme 9
Ken Schrader 10
Sterling Marlin 11-12
Jeremy Mayfield 13
Bryan Clauson 31, 33-34
Derrike Cope, Inc. 75 Derrike Cope 31-32
E&M Motorsports 08 Carl Long 1 Tony Furr

Charles Swing

Burney Lamar 2, 4, 7
Tony Raines 6, 11
Johnny Sauter 19-20, 23-25, 28-29, 34
Ford No Fear Racing 60 Boris Said 1, 16, 18, 22 Frank Stoddard
JTG Racing 47 Marcos Ambrose 21, 29 Frank Kerr
Toyota Team Red Bull 82 Scott Speed 36 Slugger Labbe
Joe Gibbs Racing 02 Joey Logano 26, 33-34
Germain Racing 13 Max Papis 34, 36 Randy Goss
Bill Davis Racing 27 Jacques Villeneuve (R) 1 Slugger Labbe
Mike Skinner 2, 3
Johnny Benson 4
Toyota/Dodge BAM Racing 49 Ken Schrader 1-6 David Hyder
Ford/Chevrolet Front Row Motorsports 34 John Andretti 1-10
Jeff Green 11-12, 24
Tony Raines 13, 15, 17, 19-20, 26-27
Chad Chaffin 21, 28
Brian Simo 16, 22

Resultados de la temporadaEditar

CarrerasEditar

Ronda Fecha Evento Circuito Pole position Ganador
09/02/08 Budweiser Shootout † Daytona International Speedway Kurt Busch Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
14/02/08 Gatorade Duels Jimmie Johnson Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Michael Waltrip Denny Hamlin
1 17/02/08 50th Daytona 500 † Jimmie Johnson Ryan Newman
2 24/02/08

25/02/08

Auto Club 500 Auto Club Speedway Jimmie Johnson Carl Edwards
3 02/03/08 UAW-Dodge 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Kyle Busch Carl Edwards
4 09/03/08 Kobalt Tools 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Jeff Gordon Kyle Busch
5 16/03/08 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jeff Burton
6 30/03/08 Goody's Cool Orange 500 Martinsville Speedway Jeff Gordon Denny Hamlin
7 06/04/08 Samsung 500 Texas Motor Speedway Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Carl Edwards
8 12/04/08 Subway Fresh Fit 500 † Phoenix International Raceway Ryan Newman Jimmie Johnson
9 27/04/08 Aaron's 499 Talladega Superspeedway Joe Nemechek Kyle Busch
10 03/05/08 Crown Royal Presents The Dan Lowry 400 † Richmond International Raceway Denny Hamlin Clint Bowyer
11 10/05/08 Dodge Challenger 500 † Darlington Raceway Greg Biffle Kyle Busch
12 17/05/08 NASCAR Sprint Showdown † Lowe's Motor Speedway Elliott Sadler A.J. Allmendinger
17/05/08 Sprint All-Star Race XXIV † Kyle Busch Kasey Kahne
25/05/08 Coca-Cola 600 † Kyle Busch Kasey Kahne
13 01/06/08 Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks Dover International Speedway Greg Biffle Kyle Busch
14 08/06/08 Pocono 500 Pocono Raceway Kasey Kahne Kasey Kahne
15 15/06/08 LifeLock 400 Michigan International Speedway Kyle Busch Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
16 22/06/08 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Infineon Raceway Kasey Kahne Kyle Busch
17 29/06/08 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Patrick Carpentier Kurt Busch
18 07/05/08 Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola † Daytona International Speedway Paul Menard Kyle Busch
19 12/07/08 LifeLock.com 400 † Chicagoland Speedway Kyle Busch Kyle Busch
20 27/07/08 Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson
21 03/08/08 Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 Pocono Raceway Jimmie Johnson Carl Edwards
22 10/08/08 Centurion Boats at the Glen Watkins Glen International Kyle Busch Kyle Busch
23 17/08/08 3M Performance 400 Presented by Bondo Michigan International Speedway Brian Vickers Carl Edwards
24 23/08/08 Sharpie 500 † Bristol Motor Speedway Carl Edwards Carl Edwards
25 31/08/08 Pepsi 500 † Auto Club Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson
26 06/09/08 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 † Richmond International Raceway Kyle Busch Jimmie Johnson
Chase for the Cup
27 14/09/08 Sylvania 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Kyle Busch Greg Biffle
28 21/09/08 Camping World RV 400 (AAA) Dover International Speedway Jeff Gordon Greg Biffle
29 28/09/08 Camping World RV 400 (Coleman) Kansas Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson
30 05/10/08 AMP Energy 500 Talladega Superspeedway Travis Kvapil Tony Stewart
31 11/10/08 Bank of America 500 † Lowe's Motor Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jeff Burton
32 19/10/08 TUMS QuikPak 500 Martinsville Speedway Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson
33 26/10/08 Pep Boys Auto 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Jimmie Johnson Carl Edwards
34 02/11/08 Dickies 500 † Texas Motor Speedway Jeff Gordon Carl Edwards
35 09/11/08 Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Presented by Pennzoil Phoenix International Raceway Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson
36 16/11/08 Ford 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway David Reutimann Carl Edwards

Referencias.Editar

†= Carrera nocturna o finalizada con luz artificial.

Victorias por pilotoEditar

Pilotos Victorias
Carl Edwards 9
Kyle Busch 8
Jimmie Johnson 7
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3*
Kasey Kahne 3*
Greg Biffle 2
Jeff Burton 2
Denny Hamlin 2*
Ryan Newman 1
Clint Bowyer 1
Tony Stewart 1
Kurt Busch 1
A.J. Allmendinger 1*

*=Ganador de carreras no oficiales.

CampeonatoEditar

Posiciones FinalesEditar

1 Jimmie Johnson 6684
2 Carl Edwards 6615 -69
3 Greg Biffle 6467 -217
4 Kevin Harvick 6408 -276
5 Clint Bowyer 6381 -303
6 Jeff Burton 6335 -349
7 Jeff Gordon 6316 -368
8 Denny Hamlin 6214 -470
9 Tony Stewart 6202 -482
10 Kyle Busch 6186 -498
11 Matt Kenseth 6184 -500
12 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 6127 -557
13 David Ragan 4299 -2385
14 Kasey Kahne 4085 -2599
15 Martin Truex, Jr. 3839 -2845
16 Jamie McMurray 3809 -2875
17 Ryan Newman 3735 -2949
18 Kurt Busch 3635 -3049
19 Brian Vickers 3580 -3104
20 Casey Mears 3527 -3157

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