Red-flag period during the Bank of America 500 lasting 12 minutes, six seconds for Johnny Sauter‘s lap 323 accident in turn 4.
Car moved to the rear of the field at the start of the Bank of America 500.
(No. 18 – JJ Yeley for going to a backup car)
Number of times Gordon led the Bank of America 500.
4 hours, 58 seconds
Time it took to complete the Bank of America 500.
Dave Blaney‘s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, his fourth top 10 of the season.
Number of cars that failed to make the starting field.
(No. 27 – Kirk Shelmerdine; No. 44 – Dale Jarrett; No. 78 – Joe Nemechek; No. 83 – Brian Vickers; No. 06 – Sam Hornish Jr.; No. 08 – Carl Long)
David Stremme‘s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, his third top 10 of 2007 and best finish of the season since placing eighth at Talladega in April.
Michael Waltrip‘s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, his second top 10 in 12 starts this season.
Ricky Rudd‘s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, his first race back since separating his shoulder at Fontana.
Caution flags for a total of 62 laps.
AJ Allmendinger‘s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, earning him Rookie of the Race honors for the first time this season.
Allmendinger’s finishing position in the Bank of America 500, the best of his 14-race career.
Top-10 finishes this season for Charlotte winner Gordon.
Career top-10 finishes for Bank of America 500 runner-up Bowyer.
Lead changes among 11 drivers Saturday night.
Penalties handed down by NASCAR during the running of the Bank of America 500 Saturday night.
Positions gained by Blaney in the Bank of America 500 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.
Cars running at the end of the Bank of America 500, 20 of those on the lead lap.
Career Bud pole for Ryan Newman after taking the top starting spot in the Bank of America 500, with a lap of 28.512 seconds and a speed of 189.394 mph.
Ward Burton‘s finishing position on Saturday night. He completed 83 laps before retiring from the Bank of America 500 due to a blown engine.
Points that Gordon leads Jimmie Johnson by in the Nextel Cup points standings.
Laps led by Bank of America 500 winner Gordon.
Career Cup victories for Bank of America 500 winner Gordon in 504 starts.
Laps led by Johnson on Saturday night; the most of any driver.
Average race speed (in mph).
Career Cup wins for Rick Hendrick after Gordon’s trip to victory lane on Saturday night.
Laps in the Bank of America 500, equaling 500.5 miles.
Estimated crowd in attendance at Charlotte on Saturday night.
Gordon’s purse for winning the Bank of America 500.
Total purse for the Bank of America 500.
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