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Numbers Game: 2009 Samsung 500 at Texas

Jeff Gordon‘s margin of victory over Jimmie Johnson Sunday in the Samsung 500.

3 hours, 25 minutes, 22 seconds
Time it took to complete the Samsung 500.

Drivers failed to qualify for the Samsung 500.
(No. 87 Joe Nemechek, No. 82 Scott Speed, No. 41 Jeremy Mayfield, No. 64 Todd Bodine, No. 36 Scott Riggs)

Number of times winner Gordon led the Samsung 500 Sunday.

Caution flags for a total of 30 laps at Texas.

Number of penalties handed out by NASCAR during the running of the Samsung 500.

Lead changes among 14 drivers Sunday.

Joey Logano‘s finishing position, earning him Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the fifth time this season.

Cars running at the end of the Samsung 500; 17 of those finished on the lead lap.

Dave Blaney‘s finishing position Sunday in the Samsung 500. He was only able to complete 48 laps of the event before losing the brakes in the No. 66 Toyota.

Career wins for Gordon in 552 starts.

Laps led by Samsung 500 winner Gordon, the most of any driver.

Average race speed (in mph).

Points that Gordon leads Johnson by in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.

Career Cup wins for Rick Hendrick after Gordon’s trip to victory lane on Sunday.

Laps in the Samsung 500, equaling 501 miles.

Estimated crowd in attendance at Texas.

Gordon’s purse for winning the Samsung 500.

Total purse for the Samsung 500.

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