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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Dickies 500
at Texas Motor Speedway


    QUALIFYING is scheduled to START
    at approx 4:10pm/et
    on Friday, November 4th
  • Track Qualifying Record: Bill Elliott, April 5, 2002, 194.224mph

  • April 2005 Pole Sitter: #12-Ryan Newman, 193.882, finished 16th

  • 2004 Pole Winner: Inaugural Event

  • Fastest Friday Practice Speed: #0-Mike Bliss 190.921mph (scheduled to go out 29th of 49 drivers)

  • Race info at: Texas Race Info Page

  • Texas Entry List


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Newman wins pole at Texas...but wrecks: #12-Ryan Newman won the Budweiser Pole for the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed of 192.947mph for his 8th pole of 2005 and 35th of his career [tied for 18th all time]. BUT...Newman crashed on his 2nd lap in turn 4 after his right front tire blew and smacked the outside wall, came down the track and glanced off the inside wall. Newman will go to a backup car and have to fall to the rear of the field before the drop of the green flag, but he still gets the #1 pick of the pit stall. Starting 2nd is #24-Jeff Gordon, followed by #17-Matt Kenseth [will move up to the pole position], #01-Joe Nemechek and #19-Jeremy Mayfield. Fastest in Friday's practice, #0-Mike Bliss qualified 6th. #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr. starts 10th, points leader #20-Tony Stewart will start 16th. #91-Bill Elliott was the highest non top-35 team, starting 9th. Five drivers failed to make the race: #39-Reed Sorenson, #7-Robby Gordon, #09-Johnny Sauter, #51-Stuart Kirby and #92-PJ Jones. #00-Carl Long withdrew after wrecking in practice. The starting 43 were also the 43 fastest cars.(11-4-2005)

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

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, November 4, 2005 at 4:10pm/et.
    TV: Speed Channel - 4:00pm/et
    Radio: PRN 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: 11:30pm/et

  • Pole Progression: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #41-Casey Mears, 1st out to qualify, 188.646mph, starts 35th
    #32-Bobby Hamilton Jr., 3rd out, 189.148, starts 25th
    #20-Tony Stewart, 4th out, 190.382, starts 16th
    #9-Kasey Kahne, 14th out, 190.402, starts 15th
    #38-Elliott Sadler, 17th out, 190.678, starts 12th
    #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 18th out, 190.867, starts 10th
    #01-Joe Nemecheck, 19th out, 191.652, starts 4th
    #17-Matt Kenseth. 24th out, 191.966, starts 3rd
    #12-Ryan Newman, 26th out, 192.947, starts 1st but to the rear on Sunday as he WRECKED
    (10-28-2005)

  • How did the non Top-35 teams do in qualifying?
    Eight in and six out [49 entered for 43 spots]:
    #00-Carl Long, withdrew
    #09-Johnny Sauter, 185.593, DNQ
    #1-Martin Truex Jr., 189.407, IN
    #4-Mike Wallace, 187.214, IN
    #7-Robby Gordon, 185.058, DNW
    #32-Bobby Hamilton Jr., 189.727, IN
    #37-Mike Skinner, 189.367, IN
    #39-Reed Sorenson, 186.716, DNQ
    #44-Terry Labonte [CH], 188.659, IN
    #50-Jimmy Spencer, 188.173, IN
    #51-Stuart Kirby, 185.707, DNQ
    #66-Kevin Lepage, 189.940, IN
    #91-Bill Elliott [CH], 191.029, IN
    #92-P.J. Jones, 184.477, DNQ
    (11-4-2005)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #5-Kyle Busch, 189.807, starts 24th
    #75-Mike Garvey, DNR
    #77-Travis Kvapil, 188.081, starts 37th
    #95-Stanton Barrett, DNR
    Eric McClure, DNR
    DNR = Did not race
    DNQ = Did not qualify for race.(11-4-2005)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    #7-Gordon ran slow and lost an engine on his 2nd lap and will miss the race.
    #09-Sauter ran slow in a backup car and will miss the race, he wrecked in practice.
    #00-Carl Long withdrew after wrecking in practice.
    #12-Ryan Newman was the fastest after his 1st lap, was going for a 2nd laps and lost a tire or something and wacked the turn 4 wall and will have to go to a backup car as the primary is totalled.
    (11-4-2005)


    Qualifying is OVER

    starting lineup below qualifying results

    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

    Qualifying after 48 of 48 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 28 26 12 Ryan Newman wrecked Dodge 192.947 27.987 190.094 4 2.853 3
    2 42 41 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 192.397 28.067 190.308 3 2.089 15
    3 27 24 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 191.966 28.130 188.594 21 3.372 9
    4 20 19 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 191.652 28.176 189.887 7 1.765 13
    5 44 43 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 191.408 28.212 189.328 11 2.080 10
    6 29 27 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 191.333 28.223 190.921 1 0.412 31
    7 47 46 16 Greg Biffle Ford 191.299 28.228 188.173 28 3.126 4
    8 41 40 6 Mark Martin Ford 191.171 28.247 190.396 2 0.775 7
    9 34 34 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 191.029 28.268 189.593 9 1.436 45-IN
    10 19 18 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 190.867 28.292 188.225 25 2.642 21
    11 21 20 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 190.712 28.315 189.155 13 1.557 2
    12 18 17 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 190.678 28.320 189.887 5 0.791 14
    13 43 42 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 190.624 28.328 187.422 36 3.202 29
    14 33 32 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 190.590 28.333 187.696 33 2.894 35
    15 14 14 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 190.402 28.361 187.032 39 3.370 20
    16 5 4 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 190.382 28.364 189.887 6 0.495 1
    17 39 38 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 190.154 28.398 186.787 40 3.367 24
    18 6 5 97 Kurt Busch Ford 190.134 28.401 188.252 22 1.882 8
    19 49 48 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 190.114 28.404 188.022 30 2.092 33
    20 37 36 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 190.074 28.410 188.186 27 1.888 22
    21 10 10 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 189.974 28.425 188.719 19 1.255 16
    22 12 12 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 189.960 28.427 188.206 26 1.754 32
    23 32 31 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 189.940 28.460 189.440 10 0.500 40-IN
    24 8 7 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 189.807 28.450 188.232 24 1.575 19
    25 4 3 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 189.727 28.462 188.153 29 1.574 37-IN
    26 11 11 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 189.680 28.469 189.036 15 0.644 6
    27 15 15 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 189.407 28.510 189.129 14 0.278 48-IN
    28 23 25 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 189.367 28.516 189.215 12 0.152 39-IN
    29 38 37 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 189.354 28.518 188.957 16 0.397 17
    30 13 13 99 Carl Edwards Ford 189.089 28.606 189.647 8 -0.558 5
    31 30 28 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 189.069 28.561 188.844 18 0.225 23
    32 35 35 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 189.056 28.563 187.461 35 1.595 18
    33 22 21 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 189.049 28.564 187.552 34 1.497 12
    34 46 45 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 188.659 28.623 187.402 37 1.257 47-CH1
    35 1 1 41 Casey Mears Dodge 188.646 28.625 187.878 32 0.768 25
    36 26 29 50 Jimmy Spencer Dodge 188.173 28.697 186.574 43 1.599 49-IN
    37 16 16 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 188.081 28.711 186.168 44 1.913 34
    38 40 39 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.022 28.720 188.016 31 0.006 27
    39 7 6 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 187.859 28.745 186.696 42 1.163 26
    40 9 9 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 187.839 28.748 186.754 41 1.085 11
    41 24 30 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 187.787 28.756 185.414 46 2.373 30
    42 3 2 43 Jeff Green Dodge 187.728 28.765 188.950 17 -1.222 28
    43 45 44 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 187.279 28.834 187.344 38 -0.065 36-IN
    44 25 22 39 Reed Sorenson Dodge 186.716 28.921 188.239 23 -1.523 54-DNQ
    45 17 23 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 185.707 29.078 184.697 47 1.010 53-DNQ
    46 31 33 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 185.593 29.096 185.656 45 -0.063 42-DNQ
    47 48 47 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 185.058 29.180 188.719 20 -3.661 38-DNQ
    48 2 8 92 P.J. Jones Chevy 184.477 29.272 182.426 48 2.051 41-DNQ
    x 36 x 00 Carl Long Dodge 0.000 withdrew 179.140 49 x 46-WD

    'x' in owners ponts pos and RED driver name means that team is NOT in the top 35 and must make the race by speed

    8 teams will get in by speed, 6 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


    STARTING LINEUP

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL
    Start
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Speed
    1 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 192.947
    2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 192.397
    3 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 191.966
    4 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 191.652
    5 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 191.408
    6 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 191.333
    7 16 Greg Biffle Ford 191.299
    8 6 Mark Martin Ford 191.171
    9 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 191.029
    10 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 190.867
    11 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 190.712
    12 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 190.678
    13 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 190.624
    14 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 190.590
    15 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 190.402
    16 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 190.382
    17 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 190.154
    18 97 Kurt Busch Ford 190.134
    19 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 190.114
    20 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 190.074
    21 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 189.974
    22 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 189.960
    23 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 189.940
    24 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 189.807
    25 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 189.727
    26 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 189.680
    27 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 189.407
    28 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 189.367
    29 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 189.354
    30 99 Carl Edwards Ford 189.089
    31 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 189.069
    32 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 189.056
    33 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 189.049
    34 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 188.659
    35 41 Casey Mears Dodge 188.646
    36 50 Jimmy Spencer Dodge 188.173
    37 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 188.081
    38 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.022
    39 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 187.859
    40 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 187.839
    41 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 187.787
    42 43 Jeff Green Dodge 187.728
    43 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 187.279
    DNQ 39 Reed Sorenson Dodge 186.716
    DNQ 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 185.707
    DNQ 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 185.593
    DNQ 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 185.058
    DNQ 92 P.J. Jones Chevy 184.477
    WD 00 Carl Long Dodge 0.000
    DNQ = Missed the race; WD = withdrew
    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:
    ESPN.com
    NASCAR.com
    Motorsports One


    Saturday's Happy Hour/Final Practice Speeds, November 5, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 185.861 43
    2 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 185.759 41
    3 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 185.624 25
    4 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 185.503 25
    5 5 Kyle Busch # CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet 185.249 30
    6 0 Mike Bliss Geek Squad Chevrolet 185.211 24
    7 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 184.805 34
    8 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 184.780 30
    9 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 184.489 32
    10 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 184.458 40
    11 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 184.269 32
    12 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 184.212 29
    13 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 184.206 30
    14 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 184.156 33
    15 38 Elliott Sadler Combos/M&M's Ford 184.106 30
    16 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 183.980 32
    17 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 183.786 42
    18 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 183.592 24
    19 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 183.324 22
    20 91 Bill Elliott Auto Value/Bumper-to-Bumper Dodge 183.243 27
    21 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 183.206 22
    22 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco/Havoline Dodge 183.119 23
    23 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 183.045 35
    24 66 Kevin Lepage Dickies Ford 182.902 20
    25 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 182.822 28
    26 10 Scott Riggs CENTRIX Financial/Valvoline Chevrolet 182.809 19
    27 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 182.803 23
    28 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker/Narnia Dodge 182.778 22
    29 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 182.679 23
    30 97 Kurt Busch Crown Royal Ford 182.618 27
    31 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 182.506 43
    32 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 182.174 26
    33 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 182.143 28
    34 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx KInko's Chevrolet 181.977 35
    35 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 181.775 24
    36 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 181.635 29
    37 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's "Texas Pride" Chevrolet 181.635 25
    38 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 181.299 23
    39 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 181.068 36
    40 44 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet 180.554 16
    41 50 Jimmy Spencer Allied Steel Buildings Dodge 179.808 25
    42 37 Mike Skinner BoSPOKER.net/Patron Tequila Dodge 179.468 4
    43 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevrolet 177.936 18


    Drivers in RED will be required to / or did 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.


    Saturday's First Practice Speeds, November 5, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 38 Elliott Sadler Combos/M&M's Ford 187.143 22
    2 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 187.123 25
    3 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 186.961 32
    4 5 Kyle Busch # CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevy 186.638 21
    5 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 186.458 31
    6 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 186.149 37
    7 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 186.143 34
    8 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 186.136 22
    9 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevy 186.123 21
    10 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevy 185.989 39
    11 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 185.918 23
    12 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 185.912 27
    13 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 185.427 30
    14 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 185.211 25
    15 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 184.919 27
    16 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 184.710 46
    17 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's "Texas Pride" Chevy 184.672 31
    18 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 184.603 25
    19 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 184.565 29
    20 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker/Narnia Dodge 184.470 19
    21 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 184.401 31
    22 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco/Havoline Dodge 184.275 34
    23 97 Kurt Busch Crown Royal Ford 184.219 32
    24 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx KInko's Chevy 184.112 25
    25 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 184.030 28
    26 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 183.786 23
    27 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevy 183.698 16
    28 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 183.661 29
    29 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 183.505 22
    30 0 Mike Bliss Geek Squad Chevy 183.430 24
    31 91 Bill Elliott Auto Value/Bumper-to-Bumper Dodge 183.343 24
    32 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 183.200 34
    33 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevy 183.038 29
    34 10 Scott Riggs CENTRIX Financial/Valvoline Chevy 183.026 20
    35 66 Kevin Lepage Dickies Ford 182.976 18
    36 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy 182.927 21
    37 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevy 182.865 33
    38 37 Mike Skinner BoSPOKER.net/Patron Tequila Dodge 182.840 21
    39 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 182.328 27
    40 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 182.192 20
    41 44 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 182.014 14
    42 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevy 180.765 28
    43 50 Jimmy Spencer Allied Steel Buildings Dodge 180.379 16


    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.


    Friday's Practice Speeds, November 4, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 190.921 6
    2 6 Mark Martin Ford 190.396 8
    3 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 190.308 7
    4 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 190.094 8
    5 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 189.887 11
    6 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 189.887 5
    7 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 189.887 12
    8 99 Carl Edwards Ford 189.647 13
    9 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 189.593 6
    10 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 189.440 8
    11 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 189.328 13
    12 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 189.215 10
    13 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 189.155 26
    14 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 189.129 15
    15 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 189.036 12
    16 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 188.957 8
    17 43 Jeff Green Dodge 188.950 16
    18 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 188.844 34
    19 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 188.719 23
    20 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 188.719 11
    21 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 188.594 20
    22 97 Kurt Busch Ford 188.252 11
    23 39 Reed Sorenson Dodge 188.239 11
    24 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 188.232 14
    25 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 188.225 13
    26 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 188.206 12
    27 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 188.186 14
    28 16 Greg Biffle Ford 188.173 12
    29 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 188.153 13
    30 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 188.022 18
    31 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.016 16
    32 41 Casey Mears Dodge 187.878 16
    33 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 187.696 22
    34 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 187.552 35
    35 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 187.461 20
    36 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 187.422 21
    37 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 187.402 9
    38 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 187.344 14
    39 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 187.032 11
    40 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 186.787 37
    41 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 186.754 22
    42 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 186.696 21
    43 50 Jimmy Spencer Dodge 186.574 13
    44 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 186.168 13
    45 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 185.656 15
    46 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 185.414 27
    47 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 184.697 21
    48 92 P.J. Jones Chevy 182.426 18
    49 00 Carl Long Dodge 179.140 2


    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.


    Qualifying Order:

    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Practice
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Owners
    Points
    Rank
    1 41 Casey Mears Dodge 187.878 32 25
    2 92 P.J. Jones Chevy 182.426 48 41-x
    3 43 Jeff Green Dodge 188.950 17 28
    4 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 188.153 29 37-x
    5 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 189.887 6 1
    6 97 Kurt Busch Ford 188.252 22 8
    7 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 186.696 42 26
    8 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 188.232 24 19
    9 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 186.754 41 11
    10 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 188.719 19 16
    11 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 189.036 15 6
    12 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 188.206 26 32
    13 99 Carl Edwards Ford 189.647 8 5
    14 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 187.032 39 20
    15 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 189.129 14 48-x
    16 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 186.168 44 34
    17 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 184.697 47 53-x
    18 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 189.887 5 14
    19 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 188.225 25 21
    20 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 189.887 7 13
    21 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 189.155 13 2
    22 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 187.552 34 12
    23 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 189.215 12 39-x
    24 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 185.414 46 30
    25 39 Reed Sorenson Dodge 188.239 23 54-x
    26 50 Jimmy Spencer Dodge 186.574 43 49-x
    27 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 188.594 21 9
    28 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 190.094 4 3
    29 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 190.921 1 31
    30 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 188.844 18 23
    31 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 185.656 45 42-x
    32 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 189.440 10 40-x
    33 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 187.696 33 35
    34 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 189.593 9 45-CH2
    35 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 187.461 35 18
    36 00 Carl Long Dodge 179.140 49 46-x
    37 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 188.186 27 22
    38 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 188.957 16 17
    39 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 186.787 40 24
    40 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.016 31 27
    41 6 Mark Martin Ford 190.396 2 7
    42 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 190.308 3 15
    43 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 187.422 36 29
    44 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 189.328 11 10
    45 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 187.344 38 36-x
    46 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 187.402 37 47-CH1
    47 16 Greg Biffle Ford 188.173 28 4
    48 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 188.719 20 38-x
    49 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 188.022 30 33


    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.


    • 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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