Michigan International Speedway
August 21, 2005


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 23

GFS MARKETPLACE 400

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Brooklyn, Mich.Aug. 21, 2005

2 Mile Banked Paved Oval

400 M – 200 L Purse: $4,912,254

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         11          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                    185           *      5         $181,550      Running

 2         19          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                           200                    175           *      5           153,763      Running

 3         13          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 200                    170           *      5           148,371      Running

 4         12          99            Carl Edwards              AAA Ford                                                          200                    165           *      5           109,595      Running

 5         36          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               200                    155                               135,491      Running

 6         31          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Prism-the Game Ford                200                    155           *      5             96,015      Running

 7         17          97            Kurt Busch                  Crown Royal Ford                                             200                    156           *    10           134,490      Running

 8           1          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         200                    147           *      5           120,898      Running

 9           7          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                             200                    138                                 87,590      Running

10        10          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              200                    134                               125,481      Running

11        29          91            Bill Elliott                       Auto Value/Bumper-to-Bumper Dodge             200                    130                                 75,155      Running

12          5          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       200                    127                               133,106      Running

13        38            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                200                    124                               107,948      Running

14        30          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    200                    121                               100,623      Running

15          2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              200                    118                               122,201      Running

16        18          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           200                    115                               110,265      Running

17        14            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       200                    117           *      5             88,840      Running

18        16            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        200                    114           *      5           117,948      Running

19          9          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         200                    106                               101,454      Running

20        28          42            Jamie McMurray          Havoline-Texaco Dodge                                    200                    103                                 83,790      Running

21        37          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            200                    105           *      5           101,298      Running

22        42          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              200                      97                               116,426      Running

23        22          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               200                      94                                 93,473      Running

24        26          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         200                      91                               101,501      Running

25        27          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                       200                      88                                 72,190      Running

26        40          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              200                      85                                 98,535      Running

27        24          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                              200                      82                                 98,699      Running

28        23            4            John Andretti               Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           199                      79                                 71,225      Running

29          3            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              199                      81           *      5           103,190      Running

30        39            7            Robby Gordon             Menard’s Chevrolet                                           199                      73                                 71,365      Running

31        15          37            Tony Raines                BoSPOKER.net Dodge                                       198                      75           *      5             70,240      Running

32        25          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                     198                      67                                 75,665      Running

33        35          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        198                      64                                 77,137      Running

34        33          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           198                      61                               102,593      Running

35        43          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   197                      58                                 67,340      Running

36        32          66            Jimmy Spencer            Arbor Mortgage Ford                                        196                      55                                 67,290      Running

37          6            0            Mike Bliss                    Net Zero/Best Buy Chevrolet                            185                      52                                 67,240      Running

38        41          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  179                      49                                 76,640      Accident

39          8          38            Elliott Sadler                 Pedigree/M&Ms Ford                                         174                      46                               107,086      Running

40        20          11            Terry Labonte             FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 159                      43                                 67,035      Engine

41        21          51            Stuart Kirby                 Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Chev         140                      40                                 67,000      Accident

42        34          00            Johnny Benson           State Fair Corn Dogs Dodge                             127                      37                                 66,960      Oil Line

43          4            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                             81                      39           *      5             74,506      Overheating

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender.   * Includes race leader/most laps led bonus.

Failed to qualify: (5) P.J. Jones #34; Carl Long #80; Eric McClure #92; Bryan Reffner #79; Morgan Shepherd #89.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 140,000, Jeremy Mayfield won the GFS Marketplace 400, posting his fifth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #48 Jimmie Johnson (engine change) #2 Rusty Wallace (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 49 minutes, 33 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED: 141.551 mph                         MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.974 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Joe Nemechek, U.S. Army Chevrolet (191.530 mph, 37.592 secs.)

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Joe Nemechek, U.S. Army Chevrolet

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, Alltel Dodge

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Joe Nemechek, U.S. Army Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Scott Riggs, Valvoline Chevrolet (No winner of MBNA Bonus for winning race; rolls to $10,000 at Bristol.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, Alltel Dodge

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $20,000 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Travis Kvapil, Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Kurt Busch, Crown Royal Ford (65 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  7 cautions for 30 laps. 28-30 (Debris); 35-37 (Car #0-SpIn, Turn 3); 75-79 (Car #01-Accident, Turn 1); 83-85 (Car #21, 38 & 88-Accident, Turn 1); 96-101 (Debris); 130-133 (Car #00-Accident, Turn 2); 144-149 (Car #51 & 77-Accident, Turn 3).

LAP LEADERS:  19 lead changes among 13 drivers. Joe Nemechek 1-3, Kasey Kahne 4-18, Kyle Busch 19-46, Nemechek 47-73, Kurt Busch 74-76, Mark Martin 77-86, Kurt Busch 87-91, Matt Kenseth 92, Kurt Busch 93-96, Scott Riggs 97-109, Greg Biffle 110-112, Kurt Busch 113-164, Kenseth 165, Kurt Busch 166, Kenseth 167-173, Carl Edwards 174-190, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 191, Sterling Marlin 192, Tony Raines 193-194, Jeremy Mayfield 195-200.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                           3268      (5)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson                      3142      (2)

 3 –Greg Biffle                               3016      (5)

 4 –Rusty Wallace                          2979      (0)

 5 –Mark Martin                              2899      (0)

 6 –Jeremy Mayfield                      2869      (1)

 7 –Kurt Busch                               2848      (2)

 8 –Ryan Newman                         2773      (0)

 9 –Carl Edwards                            2758      (2)

10–Jamie McMurray                      2702      (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         170      12

Ford                                 151        9

Dodge                              116        2

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      265

Travis Kvapil                                   214

Stanton Barrett                                  59

Mike Garvey                                      33

Eric McClure                                     26

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   5

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Elliott Sadler                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Kevin Harvick                                     1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

Jamie McMurray                                1

Joe Nemechek                                   1

Scott Riggs                                        1

Tony Stewart                                     1

Brian Vickers                                      1

Michael Waltrip                                 1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          8

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          3

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          6

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          6

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          3

 

 

 

 

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          4

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          2

Bobby Labonte              (#18)          2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        18

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          8

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          8

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        149

Hendrick                         (#48)        128

Roush Yates                   (#97)        100

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          6

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Joe Nemechek               (#01)          2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 23
Unofficial Race Results for the GFS Marketplace 400 - Sunday, August 21, 2005
Michigan International Speedway - Brooklyn, Mich. - 2 Mile Paved Asphalt
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, August 21, 2005 @ 06:33 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 11 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 185 5 $181,550 Running 1 6
2 19 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline Chevrolet 200 175 5 $153,763 Running 1 13
3 13 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 200 170 5 $148,371 Running 3 9
4 12 99 Carl Edwards AAA Ford 200 165 5 $109,595 Running 1 17
5 36 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 200 155 $135,491 Running
6 31 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Prism-the Game Ford 200 155 5 $96,015 Running 1 3
7 17 97 Kurt Busch Crown Royal Ford 200 156 10 $134,490 Running 5 65
8 1 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 200 147 5 $120,898 Running 2 30
9 7 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 200 138 $87,590 Running
10 10 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 200 134 $125,481 Running
11 29 91 Bill Elliott Auto Value/Bumper-to-Bumper Dodge 200 130 $75,155 Running
12 5 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 200 127 $133,106 Running
13 38 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 200 124 $107,948 Running
14 30 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 200 121 $100,623 Running
15 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 200 118 $122,201 Running
16 18 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 200 115 $110,265 Running
17 14 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 200 117 5 $88,840 Running 1 10
18 16 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 200 114 5 $117,948 Running 1 1
19 9 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 200 106 $101,454 Running
20 28 42 Jamie McMurray Havoline-Texaco Dodge 200 103 $83,790 Running
21 37 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 200 105 5 $101,298 Running 1 1
22 42 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 200 97 $116,426 Running
23 22 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 200 94 $93,473 Running
24 26 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 200 91 $101,501 Running
25 27 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 200 88 $72,190 Running
26 40 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 200 85 $98,535 Running
27 24 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 200 82 $98,699 Running
28 23 4 John Andretti Lucas Oil Chevrolet 199 79 $71,225 Running
29 3 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 199 81 5 $103,190 Running 1 15
30 39 7 Robby Gordon Menard's Chevrolet 199 73 $71,365 Running
31 15 37 Tony Raines BoSPOKER.net Dodge 198 75 5 $70,240 Running 1 2
32 25 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 198 67 $75,665 Running
33 35 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 198 64 $77,137 Running
34 33 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 198 61 $102,593 Running
35 43 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 197 58 $67,340 Running
36 32 66 Jimmy Spencer Arbor Mortgage Ford 196 55 $67,290 Running
37 6 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 185 52 $67,240 Running
38 41 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 179 49 $76,640 Accident
39 8 38 Elliott Sadler Pedigree/M&Ms Ford 174 46 $107,086 Running
40 20 11 Terry Labonte FedEx Express Chevrolet 159 43 $67,035 Engine
41 21 51 Stuart Kirby Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Chevro 140 40 $67,000 Accident
42 34 00 Johnny Benson State Fair Corn Dogs Dodge 127 37 $66,960 Oil Leak
43 4 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's Chevrolet 81 39 5 $74,506 Overheating 1 28
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 140,000, Jeremy Mayfield won the GFS Marketplace 400, posting his fifth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #48 Johnson (engine change)' #2 Wallace (transmission change).
Failed to Qualify (5) P.J. Jones, #34; Carl Long, #80; Eric McClure #, #92; Bryan Reffner, #79; Morgan Shepherd, #89.
Time of Race 2 hours, 49 minutes, 33 seconds Average Speed 141.551 mph Margin of Victory 1.974 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 30 laps: Laps 28-30 (Debris); 35-37 (#0 spun turn 3); 75-79 (#01 accident turn 1); 83-85 (#21,38,88 accident turn 1); 96-101 (Debris); 130-133 (#00 accident turn 2); 144-149 (#51,77 accident turn 3).
Lead Changes 19 among 13 drivers: J. Nemechek 1-3; K. Kahne 4-18; K. Busch 19-46; J. Nemechek 47-73; K. Busch 74-76; M. Martin 77-86; K. Busch 87-91; M. Kenseth 92; K. Busch 93-96; S. Riggs 97-109; G. Biffle 110-112; K. Busch 113-164; M. Kenseth 165; K. Busch 166; M. Kenseth 167-173; C. Edwards 174-190; D. Earnhardt Jr. 191; S. Marlin 192; T. Raines 193-194; J. Mayfield 195-200.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) T. Stewart 3,268; (2) J. Johnson 3,142; (3) G. Biffle 3,016; (4) R. Wallace 2,979; (5) M. Martin 2,899; (6) J. Mayfield 2,869; (7) K. Busch 2,848; (8) R. Newman 2,773; (9) C. Edwards 2,758; (10) J. McMurray 2,702.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 265; (2) Travis Kvapil 214; (3) Stanton Barrett 59; (4) Mike Garvey 33; (5) Eric McClure 26.
Bud Pole Award Joe Nemechek (191.530 mph)
Commit to Win Award Joe Nemechek
WIX Lap-Leader Award Kurt Busch, #97 (65 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Joe Nemechek, #01 (186.490 mph, Lap 2)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Scott Riggs
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Ryan Newman
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Jeremy Mayfield
USG Improving the Finish Award Tony Stewart, #20 (31 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Jeremy Mayfield
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Travis Kvapil #



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