NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2009

La stagione 2009 è la 61ª nella storia del NASCAR, si è conclusa con il 4º successo consecutivo nella Sprint Cup Series di Jimmie Johnson.

Jimmie Johnson (a destra), 4º titolo per lui, tre in meno di Richard Petty (qui col suo caratteristico cappello)

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La prima gara dell'anno si è disputata a Daytona il 7 febbraio aprendo così il campionato ufficiale Sprint Cup composto da 29+2 gare. Al termine della "regular season" si è disputato una sorta di playoff fra i primi 12 piloti in classifica generale (la Chase), dal 20 settembre a Loudon.

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Sprint Cup Calendario 2009
Data Gara Arena Vincitore
7 febbraio Budweiser Daytona International Speedway Kevin Harvick
12 febbraio Gatorade Duels Daytona International Speedway Jeff Gordon;
Kyle Busch
15 febbraio Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway Matt Kenseth
22 febbraio Auto Club 500 Auto Club Speedway Matt Kenseth
1º marzo Shelby 427 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Kyle Busch
8 marzo Kobalt Tools 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Kurt Busch
22 marzo Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway Kyle Busch
29 marzo Goody's Fast Relief 500 Martinsville Speedway Jimmie Johnson
5 aprile Samsung 500 Texas Motor Speedway Jeff Gordon
18 aprile Subway Fresh Fit 500 Phoenix International Raceway Mark Martin
26 aprile Aaron's 499 Talladega Superspeedway Brad Keselowski
2 maggio Crown Royal Presents The Russell Friedman 400 Richmond International Raceway Kyle Busch
9 maggio Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Mark Martin
16 maggio NASCAR Sprint Shootout and All-Star Race XXV Lowe's Motor Speedway Sam Hornish, Jr. (Showdown);
Tony Stewart (All-Star)
25 maggio Coca-Cola 600 Lowe's Motor Speedway David Reutimann
31 maggio Autism Speaks 400 presented by Heluva Good! Cheese Dover International Speedway Jimmie Johnson
7 giugno Pocono 500 Pocono Raceway Tony Stewart
14 giugno Lifelock 400 Michigan International Speedway Mark Martin
21 giugno Toyota/Save Mart 350 Infineon Raceway Kasey Kahne
28 giugno Lenox Industrial Tools 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Joey Logano
4 luglio Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway Tony Stewart
11 luglio LifeLock.com 400 Chicagoland Speedway Mark Martin
26 luglio Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway Jimmie Johnson
3 agosto Pennsylvania 500 Pocono Raceway Denny Hamlin
9 agosto Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen Watkins Glen International
16 agosto CARFAX 400 Michigan International Speedway
22 agosto Sharpie 500 Bristol Motor Speedway
6 settembre Labor Day Classic 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway
12 settembre Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Richmond International Raceway
2009 Chase Sprint Cup
20 settembre Sylvania 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway
27 settembre Camping World RV 400 Dover International Speedway
4 ottobre Price Chopper 400 Kansas Speedway
11 ottobre Pepsi 500 Auto Club Speedway
17 ottobre NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America Lowe's Motor Speedway
25 ottobre TUMS Fast Relief 500 Martinsville Speedway
1º novembre AMP Energy 500 Talladega Superspeedway
8 novembre Dickies 500 Texas Motor Speedway
15 novembre Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Phoenix International Raceway
22 novembre Ford 400 Homestead Miami Speedway

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Numero Pilota Sponsor Auto Full/Part-time Team
00   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Full Time Michael Waltrip Racing
02 TBA Farm Bureau Toyota Part Time Joe Gibbs Racing
02   Brandon Ash Sprinter Trucking Dodge Part Time Ash Motorsports
04   P. J. Jones Jim Beam / Mapei Toyota Part Time Robby Gordon Motorsports
06   Trevor Boys
  David Starr
Boys Will Be Boys Racing Company / Rocky Mountain Raceway Park Dodge Part Time Boys Racing
07   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's / DirecTV Chevrolet Full Time Richard Childress Racing
08   Boris Said
  James Hylton
  Terry Labonte
Scotts Bonus S Max / U.S. Chrome Ford/Toyota Part Time Carter/Simo Racing
09   Brad Keselowski
  Sterling Marlin
  Mike Bliss
  Ken Schrader
  Ron Fellows
Miccosukee Resort & Gaming / Phoenix Racing Chevrolet/Dodge Full Time Phoenix Racing
1   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / National Wild Turkey Federation / Tracker Boats / GE Reveal / TomTom / Guitar Hero Chevrolet Full Time Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
2   Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge Full Time Penske Championship Racing
4   Eric McClure Hefty / Walmart Chevrolet Part Time Morgan-McClure Motorsports
5   Mark Martin Kellogg's / Carquest / Cheez-It / Pop-Tarts Chevrolet Full Time Hendrick Motorsports
6   David Ragan UPS Ford Full Time Roush Fenway Racing
7   Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Mapei / Menards / Robby Gordon Motorsports / Red Stag / Kid Rock / John Manville Toyota Full Time Robby Gordon Motorsports
8   Aric Almirola TomTom / Target / Guitar Hero World Tour / Cub Cadet Chevrolet Part Time Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
9   Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge Full Time Richard Petty Motorsports
11   Denny Hamlin FedEx / Farm Bureau Toyota Full Time Joe Gibbs Racing
12   David Stremme Penske Championship Racing Dodge Full Time Penske Championship Racing
13   Max Papis GEICO Toyota Part Time Germain Racing
14   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice / Burger King Chevrolet Full Time Stewart Haas Racing
15   Marc Davis Bobcat Toyota Part Time Marc Davis Motorsports
16   Greg Biffle 3M Ford Full Time Roush Fenway Racing
17   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Tools / Carhartt / USG Sheetrock / R+L Carriers / Dish Network Ford Full Time Roush Fenway Racing
18   Kyle Busch M&M's / Snickers / Interstate Batteries / Transformers - La vendetta del caduto / Pedigree / Combos Toyota Full Time Joe Gibbs Racing
19   Elliott Sadler Best Buy / Stanley Tools / McDonald's Dodge Full Time Richard Petty Motorsports
20   Joey Logano Home Depot / Farm Bureau Toyota Full Time Joe Gibbs Racing
21   Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford Part Time Wood Brothers Racing
23   Mike Skinner
  Robert Richardson
Mahindra Tractors Chevrolet Part Time R3 Motorsports
24   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi / National Guard· Chevrolet Full Time Hendrick Motorsports
25   Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com Chevrolet Part Time Hendrick Motorsports
26   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal / Irwin Tools / Valvoline / Sears Ford Full Time Roush Fenway Racing
27   Kirk Shelmerdine
  Tom Hubert
  Ted Christopher
Biker Design Toyota Part Time Kirk Shelmerdine Racing
28   Travis Kvapil Pepsi / Golden Corral / Farmers Ford Part Time Yates Racing
29   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil / Hershey's / Reese's Chevrolet Full Time Richard Childress Racing
31   Jeff Burton Caterpillar / Prilosec / Lenox Industrial Tools Chevrolet Full Time Richard Childress Racing
33   Clint Bowyer General Mills / BB&T / The Hartford Financial Services Chevrolet Full Time Richard Childress Racing
34   John Andretti
  Tony Raines
Window World / Taco Bell / A&W / Long John Silver's Chevrolet Full Time Front Row Motorsports
35   Todd Bodine Germain Racing Toyota Part Time Germain Racing
36   Scott Riggs
  Mike Skinner
  Patrick Carpentier
  Brian Simo
Red Bank Outfitters / Array Lighting / Nexxus Toyota Full Time Tommy Baldwin Racing
37   Tony Raines
  Chris Cook
Long John Silver's / Grander Mountain Dodge Part Time Front Row Motorsports
39   Ryan Newman US Army / Haas Automation Chevrolet Full Time Stewart Haas Racing
41   Jeremy Mayfield
  J.J. Yeley
All Sport / Big Red / NuGrape / SmallSponsor.com Toyota Part Time Mayfield Motorsports
42   Juan Pablo Montoya Target / Wrigley's / Energizer / Polaroid / Tums Chevrolet Full Time Earnhardt Ganassi Racing
43   Reed Sorenson United States Air Force / McDonald's /
Super 8 / Valvoline /
Paralyzed Veterans of America / Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper
Dodge Full Time Richard Petty Motorsports
44   A. J. Allmendinger Valvoline / Charter / Harrah's / Dodge Dealers / Hunt Brothers Pizza / Best Buy / PVA.org Dodge Full Time Richard Petty Motorsports
46   Carl Long
  Dennis Setzer
Romeo Guest Construction Dodge Part Time Carl Long Racing
47   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Clorox / Kingsford Charcoal / Bush's Baked Beans Toyota Full Time JTG Daugherty Racing
48   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet Full Time Hendrick Motorsports
51   Kelly Bires
  Dexter Bean
  David Starr
Fab Grills / Allegro Marinade / LiveWire Energy Chevrolet Part Time Blackjack Racing
55   Michael Waltrip
  Patrick Carpentier
NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Full Time Michael Waltrip Racing
57   Norm Benning Norm Benning Racing Chevrolet Part Time Norm Benning Racing
60   James Hylton
  Boris Said
Carter/Simo Racing / No Fear Racing Dodge Part Time Carter/Simo Racing
64   Geoff Bodine
  Todd Bodine
  Larry Gunselman
  Mike Wallace
Fred's Hometown Discount Store / Curtis Steel Company / Core Construction / Dunham Cellars Toyota Part Time Gunselman Racing
66   Terry Labonte
  Dave Blaney
  Michael McDowell
Window World / Hyde Park Storage Suites / Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Full Time Prism Motorsports
71   Mike Wallace
  David Gilliland
Capital Window / SpongeTech.com / American Monster / CompUSA.com / Adobe Road Winery Chevrolet Full Time TRG Motorsports
73   Mike Garvey
  Tony Raines
Jani-King / Quality Concrete Dodge Part Time H&S Motorsports
75   Derrike Cope Blu Frog Energy Drink Dodge Part Time Cope / Keller Racing
77   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1 / Penske Truck Rental / AAA - Auto Club Dodge Full Time Penske Championship Racing
78   Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevrolet Part Time Furniture Row Racing
82   Scott Speed Red Bull Toyota Full Time Red Bull Racing Team
83   Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota Full Time Red Bull Racing Team
87   Joe Nemechek
  Scott Speed
NEMCO Motorsports / Huckleberry's / Maui Showers Toyota Full Time NEMCO Motorsports
88   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevrolet Full Time Hendrick Motorsports
96   Bobby Labonte Ask.com / Academy Sports + Outdoors / Texas Instruments Ford Full Time Hall of Fame Racing /
Yates Racing
98   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville / Quaker State / Pittsburgh Paints / Peak / Moen Ford Full Time Yates Racing
99   Carl Edwards Aflac / Subway / Claritin Ford Full Time Roush Fenway Racing

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# Pilota Team Auto Vitt. Pt.
1 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 7 6652
2 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 5 6511
3 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 1 6473
4 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge 2 6446
5 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 4 6335
6 Tony Stewart Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet 4 6309
7 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 0 6292
8 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 0 6252
9 Ryan Newman Stewart Haas Racing Chevrolet 0 6175
10 Kasey Kahne Richard Petty Motorsports Dodge 2 6128
11 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 0 6118
12 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 1 5929

Questi elencati sono solo i primi dodici piloti in classifica generale.

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