Indianapolis Motor Speedway
August 7, 2005


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 21

ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD

INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Indianapolis, Ind.Aug. 7, 2005

2.5 Mile Paved Oval

400 M – 160 L Purse: $9,180,902

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         22          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               160                    190           *    10         $554,661      Running

 2           4            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              160                    175           *      5           371,875      Running

 3           5          25            Brian Vickers              Garnier Fructis Chevrolet                                  160                    170           *      5           289,850      Running

 4           2          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              160                    160                               274,945      Running

 5         20          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 160                    160           *      5           266,411      Running

 6         40          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    160                    155           *      5           225,508      Running

 7         10            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       160                    146                               198,490      Running

 8           7          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              160                    142                               223,436      Running

 9           8          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            160                    138                               201,908      Running

10        16            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s/Delphi Chevrolet                                 160                    134                               196,050      Running

11        12            0            Mike Bliss                    Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet                            160                    130                               168,950      Running

12        38          99            Carl Edwards              AAA Ford                                                          160                    127                               172,425      Running

13        28          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Marsh Stores Dodge               160                    129           *      5           169,983      Running

14        24          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           160                    121                               187,333      Running

15        15          43            Jeff Green                   Box Tops/Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge         160                    118                               181,561      Running

16          3          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                              160                    115                               179,739      Running

17        23          42            Jamie McMurray          Havoline-Texaco Dodge                                    160                    112                               156,900      Running

18        37          97            Kurt Busch                  Crown Royal Ford                                             160                    109                               206,825      Running

19        14          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              160                    106                               190,336      Running

20        29          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Chevrolet                                             160                    103                               174,195      Running

21        31          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          160                    100                               159,400      Running

22        11          49            Ken Schrader              Red Baron Pizza Dodge                                    160                      97                               143,705      Running

23        33          91            Bill Elliott                       Stanley Tools Dodge                                         160                      94                               140,330      Running

24        13            7            Robby Gordon             Fruit-of-the-Loom Chevrolet                              160                      96           *      5           141,980      Running

25        41            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                160                      88                               171,513      Running

26        26          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               160                      90           *      5           162,283      Running

27        35          04            Bobby Hamilton           Bailey's/Hunter Barge Dodge                            160                      82                               135,325      Running

28        19          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         160                      79                               156,633      Running

29        34          23            Mike Skinner                The History Channel Dodge                              160                      76                               133,825      Running

30        30          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                     160                      73                               144,305      Running

31        32          36            Boris Said                    CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet                             160                      70                               132,800      Running

32          1          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       159                      72           *      5           198,896      Running

33        18          11            Jason Leffler               FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 159                      64                               133,000      Running

34          6          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       158                      61                               177,496      Running

35        21          10            Scott Riggs                  Rally’s Chevrolet                                               152                      58                               149,047      Running

36        43          44            Terry Labonte             ditech.com Chevrolet                                        151                      60           *      5           132,200      Handling

37        39          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  146                      52                               139,315      Running

38        42          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              143                      49                               179,626      Accident

39        25          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   119                      46                               131,080      Running

40        36          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           116                      43                               165,575      Accident

41          9          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                           73                      40                               158,109      Accident

42        17            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                    62                      37                               130,790      Accident

43        27            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                          62                      34                               178,444      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (9) Kevin Lepage #37, Tony Raines #92, Mike Garvey #66, Stuart Kirby #51, Mike Wallace #4, P.J. Jones #34, Morgan Shepherd #89, Kenny Wallace #00, Jimmy Spencer #50.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 280,000, Tony Stewart won the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, posting his 23rd 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: #36 Boris Said (unapproved impound adjustment); #41 Casey Mears (unapproved impound adjustment); #2 Rusty Wallace (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 22 minutes, 3 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED: 118.782 mph                         MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .794 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Elliott Sadler, M&M’s Ford (184.116 mph, 48.882 secs.)

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Elliott Sadler, M&M’s Ford

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD:  Kyle Busch, Kellogg’s/Delphi Chevrolet

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge (No winner of MBNA Bonus for winning race; rolls to $10,000 at Watkins Glen.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Mike Bliss, Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet ($90,000)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kyle Busch, Kellogg’s/Delphi Chevrolet

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Casey Mears, Target Dodge (34 positions)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (44 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  10 cautions for 43 laps. 24-26 (Debris); 39-45 (Debris); 48-50 (Car #41-Spin, Turn 3); 59-62 (Debris); 64-68 (Car #8, 23, 22, 7 & 1-Accident, Frontstretch); 75-79 (Car #21 & 48-Accident, Backstretch); 93-96 (Debris); 117-120 (Car #18-Accident, Turn 3); 124-127 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 2); 146-149 (Car #48-Accident, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS:  15 lead changes among 10 drivers. Elliott Sadler 1-22, Robby Gordon 23, Sadler 24-39, Brian Vickers 40-50, Matt Kenseth 51-59, Casey Mears 60-69, Kasey Kahne 70-92, Sadler 93, Kyle Petty 94, Terry Labonte 95-96, Vickers 97-99, Tony Stewart 100-117, Scott Wimmer 118, Stewart 119-133, Kahne 134-149, Stewart 150-160.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                           2923      (4)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson                      2848      (2)

 3 –Greg Biffle                               2812      (5)

 4 –Rusty Wallace                          2705      (0)

 5 –Kurt Busch                               2646      (2)

 6 –Mark Martin                              2636      (0)

 7 –Ryan Newman                         2568      (0)

 8 –Jeremy Mayfield                      2554      (0)

 9 –Dale Jarrett                              2493      (0)

10–Carl Edwards                            2487      (2)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         155      11

Ford                                 143        9

Dodge                              101        1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      262

Travis Kvapil                                   211

Stanton Barrett                                  59

Mike Garvey                                      32

Eric McClure                                     25

 

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

Scott Riggs                                        1

Tony Stewart                                     1

Brian Vickers                                      1

Michael Waltrip                                 1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          7

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          6

Ryan Newman               (#12)          5

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)        15

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          8

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          8

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        124

Hendrick                         (#48)        114

Roush Yates                   (#97)        100

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          5

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          4

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 21
Unofficial Race Results for the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard - Sunday, August 7, 2005
Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Indianapolis, Ind. - 2.5 Mile Semi-Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 160 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, August 7, 2005 @ 06:54 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 22 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 160 190 10 $554,661 Running 3 44
2 4 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 160 175 5 $371,875 Running 2 39
3 5 25 Brian Vickers Garnier Fructis Chevrolet 160 170 5 $289,850 Running 2 14
4 2 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 160 160 $274,945 Running
5 20 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 160 160 5 $266,411 Running 1 9
6 40 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 160 155 5 $225,508 Running 1 10
7 10 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 160 146 $198,490 Running
8 7 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 160 142 $223,436 Running
9 8 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 160 138 $201,908 Running
10 16 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's/Delphi Chevrolet 160 134 $196,050 Running
11 12 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 160 130 $168,950 Running
12 38 99 Carl Edwards AAA Ford 160 127 $172,425 Running
13 28 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Marsh Stores Dodge 160 129 5 $169,983 Running 1 1
14 24 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 160 121 $187,333 Running
15 15 43 Jeff Green Box Tops/Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 160 118 $181,561 Running
16 3 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 160 115 $179,739 Running
17 23 42 Jamie McMurray Havoline-Texaco Dodge 160 112 $156,900 Running
18 37 97 Kurt Busch Crown Royal Ford 160 109 $206,825 Running
19 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 160 106 $190,336 Running
20 29 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Chevrolet 160 103 $174,195 Running
21 31 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 160 100 $159,400 Running
22 11 49 Ken Schrader Red Baron Pizza Dodge 160 97 $143,705 Running
23 33 91 Bill Elliott Stanley Tools Dodge 160 94 $140,330 Running
24 13 7 Robby Gordon Fruit-of-the-Loom Chevrolet 160 96 5 $141,980 Running 1 1
25 41 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 160 88 $171,513 Running
26 26 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 160 90 5 $162,283 Running 1 1
27 35 04 Bobby Hamilton BHR Dodge 160 82 $135,325 Running
28 19 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 160 79 $156,633 Running
29 34 23 Mike Skinner The History Channel Dodge 160 76 $133,825 Running
30 30 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 160 73 $144,305 Running
31 32 36 Boris Said CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet 160 70 $132,800 Running
32 1 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 159 72 5 $198,896 Running 3 39
33 18 11 Jason Leffler FedEx Express Chevrolet 159 64 $133,000 Running
34 6 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 158 61 $177,496 Running
35 21 10 Scott Riggs Rally's Chevrolet 152 58 $149,047 Running
36 43 44 Terry Labonte ditech.com Chevrolet 151 60 5 $132,200 Handling 1 2
37 39 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 146 52 $139,315 Running
38 42 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 143 49 $179,626 Accident
39 25 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 119 46 $131,080 Running
40 36 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 116 43 $165,575 Accident
41 9 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 73 40 $158,109 Accident
42 17 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 62 37 $130,790 Accident
43 27 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 62 34 $178,444 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 280,000, Tony Stewart won the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard, posting his 23rd 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: #36 Said (unapproved impound adjustment); #41 Mears (unapproved impound adjustment); #2 Wallace (backup car).
Failed to Qualify (9) Kevin Lepage, #37; Tony Raines, #92; Mike Garvey #, #66; Stuart Kirby, #51; Mike Wallace, #4; P.J. Jones, #34; Morgan Shepherd, #89; Kenny Wallace, #00; Jimmy Spencer, #50.
Time of Race 3 hours, 22 minutes, 3 seconds Average Speed 118.782 mph Margin of Victory 0.794 Seconds
Caution Flags 10 for 43 laps: Laps 24-26 (Debris); 39-45 (Debris); 48-50 (#41 spun turn 3); 59-62 (Debris); 64-68 (#8,23,22,7,1 accident frontstretch); 75-79 (#21,48 accident backstretch); 93-96 (Debris); 117-120 (#18 accident turn 3); 124-127 (#10 accident turn 2); 146-149 (#48 accident turn 4).
Lead Changes 15 among 10 drivers: E. Sadler 1-22; R. Gordon 23; E. Sadler 24-39; B. Vickers 40-50; M. Kenseth 51-59; C. Mears 60-69; K. Kahne 70-92; E. Sadler 93; K. Petty 94; T. Labonte 95-96; B. Vickers 97-99; T. Stewart 100-117; S. Wimmer 118; T. Stewart 119-133; K. Kahne 134-149; T. Stewart 150-160.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) T. Stewart 2,923; (2) J. Johnson 2,848; (3) G. Biffle 2,812; (4) R. Wallace 2,705; (5) K. Busch 2,646; (6) M. Martin 2,636; (7) R. Newman 2,568; (8) J. Mayfield 2,554; (9) D. Jarrett 2,493; (10) C. Edwards 2,487.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 262; (2) Travis Kvapil 211; (3) Stanton Barrett 59; (4) Mike Garvey 32; (5) Eric McClure .
Bud Pole Award Elliott Sadler (184.116 mph)
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Tony Stewart, #20 - $90,000
Commit to Win Award Elliott Sadler
WIX Lap-Leader Award Tony Stewart, #20 (44 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Tony Stewart, #20 (179.641 mph, Lap 129)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Kasey Kahne
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Mike Bliss
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Tony Stewart
USG Improving the Finish Award Casey Mears, #41 (34 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Tony Stewart
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Kyle Busch #



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