|Race 10 of 36 in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season|
Richmond International Speedway
|Date||May 2, 2009|
|Location||Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia|
Permanent racing facility|
0.75 mi (1.207 km)
|Distance||400 laps, 300 mi (482.803 km)|
|Weather||Temperatures averaging around 71.5 °F (21.9 °C); wind speeds up to 12 miles per hour (19 km/h)|
|Average speed||90.627 miles per hour (145.850 km/h)|
|Driver||Red Bull Racing Team|
|Most laps led|
|Driver||Denny Hamlin||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|No. 18||Kyle Busch||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Television in the United States|
|Network||Fox Broadcasting Company|
|Announcers||Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds|
The 2009 Crown Royal presents the Russ Friedman 400 was the tenth race in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, which took place on May 2, 2009 at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia.
Brian Vickers won his second pole position of the season. Kyle Busch won the 400 lap race in his Toyota on his 24th Birthday, with Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton, and Ryan Newman following. In total, there were 15 caution flags during the course of the race. Busch also won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race the previous day. This was also, the last race for Jeremy Mayfield, as he was suspended by NASCAR soon after for failing the drug policy rule.
The race was telecast on Fox/Speed starting at 7 PM US EDT, because of baseball with radio coverage on Sirius Satellite Radio and MRN beginning at 7:30 PM US EDT.
|6.||#77||Sam Hornish, Jr.||Dodge||400||Running|
|10.||#42||Juan Pablo Montoya||Chevrolet||400||Running|
|21.||#44||A. J. Allmendinger||Dodge||400||Running|
|22.||#1||Martin Truex, Jr.||Chevrolet||400||Running|
|27.||#88||Dale Earnhardt, Jr.||Chevrolet||399||Running|
 † - Denotes rookie driver
- Weather information for the 2009 Crown Royal Presents The Russ Friedman 400 at The Old Farmers' Almanac
- Busch completes birthday sweep with Richmond win at NASCAR.com. Accessed 2009-05-14. Archived 2009-06-21.
- Race Results at NASCAR.com
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