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Numbers Game: 2007 Dodge Dealers 400 at Dover

Fraction of an inch that NASCAR allows cars to be below the minimum height requirement following a race. Dodge Dealers 400 winner Carl Edwards‘s No. 99 Office Depot Ford was lower than that, failing post-race technical inspection. Any fines and/or points penalties are expected to be announced by NASCAR Tuesday afternoon.

Edwards’s margin of victory over Greg Biffle Sunday (in seconds).

Car dropped to the rear of the field before the start of the Dodge Dealers 400.
(No. 84 – AJ Allmendinger for an engine change)

Televised altercations (Kyle Petty‘s hand vs. Denny Hamlin‘s helmet in the garage; Tony Raines‘s helmet vs. Robby Gordon‘s car on the track) during the weekend’s worth of activities at Dover (Busch and Cup).

Points that Jeff Gordon leads Tony Stewart by in the Nextel Cup points standings.

Number of times the Dodge Dealers 400 was halted by the red flag – the first for five minutes, 12 seconds on lap 370, and again for 11 minutes, 40 seconds on lap 386.

Career Bud poles for Jimmie Johnson after taking the top starting spot in the Dodge Dealers 400, with a lap time of 23.261 seconds and a speed of 154.765 mph.

Number of times Edwards led the Dodge Dealers 400.

Top-five finishes this season for Sunday’s runner-up Biffle.

The least number of top-five finishes Biffle has collected in a full season of Cup racing (2003).

3 hours, 55 minutes, 39 seconds
Time it took to complete the Dodge Dealers 400.

Number of cars that failed to make the starting field for Sunday’s race.
(No. 4 – Ward Burton; No. 22 – Dave Blaney; No. 33 – Scott Wimmer; No. 36 – Jeremy Mayfield; No. 37 – Kevin Lepage; No. 06 – Sam Hornish Jr.)

Nextel Cup victory for Dover winner Edwards in 113 career starts.

Juan Pablo Montoya‘s finishing position Sunday at Dover, earning him Rookie of the Race honors for the 12th time this season.

Top-10 finishes in ’07 for Dodge Dealers 400 winner Edwards.

Caution flags for a total of 66 laps Sunday.

Lead changes among nine drivers at Dover.

Penalties handed down by NASCAR during the running of the Dodge Dealers 400.

Cars running at the end of the race Sunday; just six of those were on the lead lap, a new low for the 2007 season.

Positions gained by Clint Bowyer in the Dodge Dealers 400 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.

Allmendinger’s finishing position at Dover. He completed just four laps before retiring with a blown engine.

Laps led by Dodge Dealers 400 winner Edwards on Sunday.

Career Cup wins for Jack Roush after Edwards’s trip to Victory Lane.

Average race speed (in mph).

Laps led by Matt Kenseth, the most of any driver.

Laps in the Dodge Dealers 400, equaling 400 miles.

Estimated crowd in attendance at Dover on Sunday.

Edwards’s purse for winning the Dodge Dealers 400.

Total purse for the Dodge Dealers 400.

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