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Final NASCAR money totals

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NASCAR chose not to announce the postseason money totals for drivers who finished second through 10th in the Sprint Cup standings during Friday's awards ceremony in New York City, as it had done in previous years. But these totals for the top 25 finishers in the standings were posted Saturday as part of the season's final statistical update package on NASCAR's media Web site:

Driver Race winnings NASCAR/Sprint Special awards 2008 total

1. Jimmie Johnson $7,354,861 $7,225,603 $590,000 $15,170,464 2. Carl Edwards $8,095,200 $3,094,010 $175,000 $11,364,210 3. Greg Biffle $4,906,164 $2,338,324 0 $7,244,488 4. Kevin Harvick $5,603,654 $2,015,796 0 $7,619,450 5. Clint Bowyer $4,514,595 $1,773,901 0 $6,288,496 6. Jeff Burton $5,542,181 $1,612,637 $111,312 $7,266,130 7. Jeff Gordon $5,944,145 $1,451,373 0 $7,395,518 8. Denny Hamlin $5,494,359 $1,419,121 0 $6,913,480 9. Tony Stewart $6,268,432 $1,368,868 0 $7,665,300 10. Kyle Busch $6,617,595 $1,544,615 $114,515 $8,276,725 11. Matt Kenseth $5,526,955 $967,528 0 $6,494,526 12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. $4,611,290 $838,571 0 $5,449,861 13. David Ragan $3,980,813 $806,000 0 $4,786,813 14. Kasey Kahne $6,272,459 $757,460 0 $7,030,099 15. Martin Truex Jr. $4,663,447 $725,400 0 $5,388,847 16. Jamie McMurray $4,056,446 $693,160 0 $4,749,606 17. Ryan Newman $6,179,561 $660,920 $100,000 $6,940,481 18. Kurt Busch $4,469,511 $628,680 0 $5,098,191 19. Brian Vickers $3,630,340 $588,380 0 $4,218,720 20. Casey Mears $3,941,470 $451,360 0 $4,392,830 21. Bobby Labonte $4,668,831 $306,280 0 $4,975,111 22. David Reutimann $3,341,320 $145,080 0 $3,486,310 23. Travis Kvapil $4,250,752 $274,040 0 $4,524,792 24. Elliott Sadler $4,446,243 $257,920 0 $4,724,163 25. Juan Pablo Montoya $4,409,363 $241,800 0 $4,651,163Note: Mark Martin ($275,920) and Aric Almirola ($128,960) shared the No. 8 team's share of points money; Scott Speed got $8,060 for driving one race in the No. 84 Toyota driven in the remaining races by Brian Vickers.

Special awards list

Award Money Driver

Coors Light Pole Award $100,000   Jimmie Johnson Mahle Clevite Engine Builder Award $100,000   Jimmie Johnson Mechanix Wear Most Valuable Pit Crew $100,000   Jimmie Johnson Sunoco Diamond Performance Award $100,000   Jimmie Johnson Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award $75,000   Jimmie Johnson Wix Filters Lap Leader Award $75,000   Jimmie Johnson Goodyear Tires Award $40,000   Jimmie Johnson Dow Strategic Call of the Race Award $100,000   Carl Edwards Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver Award   $75,000   Carl Edwards USG Improving the Finish Award $111,312   Jeff Burton DirecTV Crew Chief of the Race Award $114,515   Kyle Busch Raybestos Rookie of the Year Award $75,000   Regan Smith Mobil 1 Oil Driver of the Race Award $100,000   Ryan Newman

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