2008 Dickies 500

The 2008 Dickies 500 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series motor race held on November 2, 2008 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Contested over 334 laps on the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) asphalt quad-oval, it was the 34th race of the 2008 Sprint Cup Series season. The race was won by Carl Edwards for the Roush Fenway Racing team. Jeff Gordon finished second, and Jamie McMurray clinched third.


Jeff Gordon won the pole position, with Martin Truex, Jr. joining him on the front row.

Failed to Qualify: Tony Raines (#70), Bryan Clauson (#40), Chad McCumbee (#45), Max Papis (#13), Johnny Sauter (#08).

Race Recap

Carl Edwards used fuel milage to sweep the season series at TMS. Points leader Jimmie Johnson finished one lap down in 15th place, but still lead Edwards by 106 points.