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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the SIRIUS Satellite Radio at The Glen
at Watkins Glen International


    QUALIFYING WAS CANCELLED
    due to rain

    QUALIFYING STARTS approx 11:10am/et
    on Saturday, August 13th

  • Track Qualifying Record: Jeff Gordon, August 2003, 124.580mph

  • 2004 Pole Sitter: #48-Jimmie Johnson, set by points, finished 40th

  • Race info at: Watkins Glen Race Info Page


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Some weather forecast links for the race area:
    Raceweather.net
    The Weather Channel

  • CANCELLED because of RAIN: after 37 of 48 driver went out to qualify, hard rain hit the Watkins Glen International Track and caused cancellation of qualifying. So the field was set by the rules book, so the first 35 drivers are set by 2005 Owners Points, then by race team attempts, with ties broken by the Owners Points. So the top five are #20-Tony Stewart, #48-Jimme Johnson, #16-Greg Biffle, #2-Rusty Wallace, #97-Kurt Busch. Two drivers who had made the race via qualifying, #39-Scott Pruett and #87-Chris Cook, missed the race as they didn't have enough qualifying attempts to make the race. The other driver missing the race was #27-Tom Hubert who was a post entry. #50-Jorge Goeters will make his first career Nextel Cup start. Pruett will run the #40 Coors Light Dodge for Sterling Marlin who is missing the race to be with his ill father in Tennessee, David Stemme was going to qualify and race the car.(8-13-2005)

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the for the SIRIUS Satellite Radio at The Glen at Watkins Glen International is scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2005 is scheduled to start at 11:10am/et.
    TV: Speed Channel at 11:00am/et.
    Radio: MRN Radio and XM Satellite NASCAR Radio
    Internet: NASCAR.com [Pit Command/Trackside - paid]
    Jayski.com: Jayski's FREE Semi-Live Qualifying Page.
    Qualifying Re-Air: none.

  • Pole Progression: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #36-Boris Said, 1st out to qualify, 120.324 mph, starts ?
    #5-Kyle Busch, 2nd out, 121.620, starts ?
    #20-Tony Stewart, 23rd out, 123.143, starts ?
    (8-13-2005)

  • How did the non Top-35 teams do in the SIRIUS Satellite Radio at The Glen at Watkins Glen International?
    Eight in and three out:
    #1-Paul Menard, 120.569, IN
    #4-P.J. Jones, 119.679
    #7-Robby Gordon, 122.183, IN
    #27-Tom Hubert, 119.080
    #32-Ron Fellows, 120.832, IN
    #36-Boris Said, 120.324, IN
    #37-Anthony Lazzaro, 115.807, DNQ
    #39-Scott Pruett, 121.254, IN
    #50-Jorge Goeters
    #87-Chirs Cook, 119.821, IN
    #92-Johnny Miller
    (8-13-2005)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #5-Kyle Busch, 121.620, starts ?
    #66-Mike Garvey, DNR
    #77-Travis Kvapil, 120.265, starts ?
    #92-Stanton Barrett, DNR
    ?-Eric McClure, DNR
    DNR = Did not race
    DNQ = Did not qualify for race.(8-13-2005)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    #45-Petty went out to qualify and drove back to pit road and the crew went under the rear, and was put on the 5 minute clock at the start of #88-Jarrett's lap, Petty got out as the 30th car to qualify.
    (8-13-2005)


    Rain was CANCELLED
    Qualifying, Lineup is set
    by points, see below

    Qualifying is OVER

    starting lineup below qualifying results

    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

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    Qualifying after 37 of 46 drivers:

    Pos Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Owners
    Point
    Rank
    1 23 23 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 123.143 71.624 122.052 1 1.091 1
    2 33 33 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 122.183 72.187 120.203 14 1.980 IN
    3 36 36 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 122.056 72.262 119.949 21 2.107 14
    4 2 2 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 121.620 72.521 120.342 8 1.278 20
    5 18 18 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 121.581 72.544 120.298 11 1.283 11
    6 20 20 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 121.571 72.550 120.424 4 1.147 17
    7 14 14 6 Mark Martin Ford 121.561 72.556 120.441 3 1.120 6
    8 4 4 11 Terry Labonte Chevy 121.292 72.717 120.201 15 1.091 35
    9 10 10 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 121.275 72.727 119.608 30 1.667 8
    10 7 7 39 Scott Pruett Dodge 121.254 72.740 120.447 2 0.807 IN
    11 32 32 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 121.250 72.742 120.329 9 0.921 18
    12 12 12 97 Kurt Busch Ford 121.091 72.838 120.149 16 0.942 5
    13 27 27 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 121.024 72.878 119.760 26 1.264 19
    14 28 27 16 Greg Biffle Ford 120.853 72.981 119.702 28 1.151 3
    15 34 34 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 120.852 72.982 119.460 34 1.392 21
    16 3 3 32 Ron Fellows Chevy 120.832 72.994 120.400 6 0.432 IN
    17 26 25 1 Paul Menard Chevy 120.569 73.153 120.101 17 0.468 IN
    18 11 11 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 120.377 73.270 120.221 13 0.156 22
    19 1 1 36 Boris Said Chevy 120.324 73.302 120.411 5 -0.087 IN
    20 21 21 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 120.265 73.338 119.712 27 0.553 33
    21 9 9 99 Carl Edwards Ford 120.237 73.355 119.681 29 0.556 10
    22 25 24 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 120.236 73.356 119.993 20 0.243 9
    23 5 5 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 120.142 73.413 119.575 32 0.567 4
    24 13 13 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 120.075 73.454 120.234 12 -0.159 12
    25 15 15 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 119.969 73.519 119.001 37 0.968 30
    26 19 19 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 119.946 73.533 119.923 22 0.023 26
    27 37 37 87 Chris Cook Chevy 119.821 73.610 119.530 33 0.291 IN
    28 30 29 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 119.718 73.673 118.963 38 0.755 16
    29 29 28 4 P.J. Jones Chevy 119.679 73.697 119.902 24 -0.223 36-x
    30 31 31 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 119.674 73.700 119.138 36 0.536 31
    31 35 35 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 119.524 73.793 118.480 40 1.044 27
    32 24 30 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 119.347 73.902 119.923 23 -0.576 29
    33 16 16 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 119.097 74.057 119.413 35 -0.316 15
    34 17 17 27 Tom Hubert Ford 119.080 74.068 117.381 44 1.699 52-x
    35 6 6 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 118.874 74.196 118.474 41 0.400 28
    36 22 22 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 118.524 74.415 118.277 43 0.247 34
    37 8 8 37 Anthony Lazzaro Dodge 115.807 76.161 111.348 46 4.459 DNQ

    'x' means that team is NOT in the top 35 and must make the race by speed
    8 teams will get in by speed, 3 will miss the race.


    a GREEN 'IN' means that team/driver have made the race, NOT in the top 35

    a RED 'DNQ' means that team/driver will miss the race, NOT in the top 35

    Last driver to make an attempt in BLUE


    Remaining Drivers in Qualifying Order:

    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Final
    Practice
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Owners
    Points
    Rank
      38   41 Casey Mears Dodge     120.298 10   24
      39   43 Jeff Green Dodge     119.582 31   32
      40   50 Jorge Geoters Dodge     118.324 42   54-x
      41   18 Bobby Labonte Chevy     120.023 18   23
      42   29 Kevin Harvick Chevy     120.357 7   13
      43   48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy     119.897 25   2
      44   92 Johnny Miller Chevy     116.469 45   41-x
      45   12 Ryan Newman Dodge     119.998 19   7
      46   40 David Stremme Dodge     118.958 39   25


    Drivers in RED will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

    Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35
    BUT have a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
    the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

    --> Or see the Qualifying Order at Qualifying order - NASCAR.com.(8-13-2005)


    STARTING LINEUP

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    Start
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Reason
    1 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 1st owners points
    2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 2
    3 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3
    4 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 4
    5 97 Kurt Busch Ford 5
    6 6 Mark Martin Ford 6
    7 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 7
    8 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 8
    9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 9
    10 99 Carl Edwards Ford 10
    11 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 11
    12 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 12
    13 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 13
    14 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 14
    15 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 15
    16 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 16
    17 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 17
    18 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 18
    19 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 19
    20 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 20
    21 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 21
    22 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 22
    23 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 23
    24 41 Casey Mears Dodge 24
    25 40 Scott Pruett in
    for David Stremme
    Sterling Marlin
    (father ill)
    Dodge 25
    26 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 26
    27 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 27
    28 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 28
    29 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 29
    30 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 30
    31 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 31
    32 43 Jeff Green Dodge 32
    33 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 33
    34 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 34
    35 11 Terry Labonte Chevy 35
    36 4 P.J. Jones Chevy 21 attempts
    36th owners points
    37 32 Ron Fellows Chevy 21 attempts
    37th owners points
    38 37 Anthony Lazzaro Dodge 21 attempts
    38th owners points
    39 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 21 attempts
    39th owners points
    40 92 Johnny Miller Chevy 21 attempts
    41st owners points
    41 36 Boris Said Chevy 7 attempts
    42 1 Paul Menard Chevy 4 attempts
    48th owners points
    43 50 Jorge Geoters Dodge 4 attempts
    54th owners points
    DNQ 39 Scott Pruett Dodge 2 attempts
    DNQ 87 Chris Cook Chevy 1 attempt
    DNQ 27 Tom Hubert Ford 13 attempts
    but a
    post entry
    DNQ'd Missed the race
    Not in the Top 35 in 2004 Owners Points
    and not fast enough
    OP = made field by being in the Top 35 in Owners points, not speed
    CH = used a Champions Provisional to make the field


    or see starting lineup at:
    NASCAR.com
    Motorsports One


    Friday's First Practice Speeds, August 12, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 122.052 13
    2 39 Scott Pruett Dodge 120.447 10
    3 6 Mark Martin Ford 120.441 19
    4 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 120.424 10
    5 36 Boris Said Chevy 120.411 14
    6 32 Ron Fellows Chevy 120.400 10
    7 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 120.357 3
    8 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 120.342 10
    9 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 120.329 15
    10 41 Casey Mears Dodge 120.298 18
    11 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 120.298 14
    12 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 120.234 12
    13 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 120.221 12
    14 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 120.203 8
    15 11 Terry Labonte Chevy 120.201 9
    16 97 Kurt Busch Ford 120.149 10
    17 1 Paul Menard Chevy 120.101 16
    18 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 120.023 12
    19 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 119.998 10
    20 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 119.993 10
    21 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 119.949 14
    22 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 119.923 12
    23 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 119.923 11
    24 4 P.J. Jones Chevy 119.902 14
    25 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 119.897 12
    26 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 119.760 9
    27 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 119.712 16
    28 16 Greg Biffle Ford 119.702 10
    29 99 Carl Edwards Ford 119.681 13
    30 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 119.608 23
    31 43 Jeff Green Dodge 119.582 11
    32 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 119.575 18
    33 87 Chris Cook Chevy 119.530 5
    34 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 119.460 12
    35 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 119.413 9
    36 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 119.138 18
    37 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 119.001 8
    38 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 118.963 11
    39 40 David Stremme Dodge 118.958 11
    40 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 118.480 14
    41 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 118.474 12
    42 50 Jorge Geoters Dodge 118.324 5
    43 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 118.277 14
    44 27 Tom Hubert Ford 117.381 6
    45 92 Johnny Miller Chevy 116.469 9
    46 37 Anthony Lazzaro Dodge 111.348 3


    Drivers in RED will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

    Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35
    BUT have a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
    the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

    Or see Practice Speeds - NASCAR.com.(8-12-2005)


    • IMPOUND RULES on my 2005 Impound Rules page.

    • Results: for results, links, owners/drivers points (after each race back thru the season)
      see my:
      2005 Nextel Cup Race Results
      2004 Nextel Cup Race Results

    • Weather -- IF qualifying is rained out, the field would be set as follows (per the rulebook):

      #1) - First 35 by current Owner Points
      #2) - Previous Years Cup Champ or the Event Champion if already NOT in the field by step 1
      #3) - Car Owners whose team has won in the previous and current season not already in the field
      #4) - Drivers who have won in the previous and current season not already in the field
      #5) - Past Nextel Cup Champions not in by 1 thru 4
      #6) - Qualifying Attempts with Owners points as the tie breaker
      #7) - Qualifying Order Position
      (all above apply as long as the team was entered by the entry deadline - usually 13 days before the race)


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