Daytona International Speedway
July 2, 2005


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 17

PEPSI 400

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Daytona Beach, Fla.July 2, 2005

2.5 Mile Paved Tri-Oval

400 M - 160 L Purse: $5,972,320

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               160                    190           *    10         $368,261      Running

 2         33          42            Jamie McMurray          Home123/Havoline Dodge                                 160                    170                               201,750      Running

 3         39            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        160                    165                               207,108      Running

 4           9            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                160                    160                               159,608      Running

 5         13          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           160                    160           *      5           157,683      Running

 6           3          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              160                    150                               156,416      Running

 7         15          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet                                     160                    146                               151,361      Running

 8         43            4            Mike Wallace               Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           160                    142                               110,400      Running

 9         38          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 160                    138                               145,036      Running

10        40          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                       160                    134                                 99,075      Running

11        42          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Chevrolet                                             160                    130                               126,120      Running

12        31          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              160                    127                               122,545      Running

13        35          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         160                    124                               123,289      Running

14        27          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       160                    121                               135,341      Running

15          5          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         160                    118                               121,058      Running

16        19            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              160                    120           *      5           124,700      Running

17        20          09            Johnny Sauter             Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                160                    112                                 88,175      Running

18          8          11            Jason Leffler               FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 160                    114           *      5             91,050      Running

19        36          45            Kyle Petty                    Stars and Stripes G-P Dodge                            160                    106                               106,358      Running

20        14            0            Mike Bliss                    Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet                            160                    103                                 91,400      Running

21          6          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       160                    105           *      5           125,216      Running

22        37          40            Sterling Marlin              Prilosec OTC Dodge                                          160                      97                               115,808      Running

23        25          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  160                      94                                 96,625      Running

24          7          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              160                      91                               131,186      Running

25        24          37            Kevin Lepage              R&J Racing Dodge                                            160                      88                                 86,150      Running

26        11            7            Robby Gordon             Fruit of the Loom Chevrolet                               160                      85                                 85,000      Running

27        30          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                     159                      82                                 92,350      Running

28          4          36            Boris Said                    CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet                             159                      79                                 80,725      Running

29        16          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                             158                      76                                 91,000      Running

30        21          92            Hermie Sadler              Taco Bell Chevrolet                                           156                      73                                 80,825      Running

31        32            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s/Cheez-it® Chevrolet                          146                      70                                 88,150      Accident

32        26          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               146                      67                               102,183      Accident

33        34          99            Carl Edwards              Pennzoil Ford                                                    146                      64                                 98,850      Accident

34        41          43            Jeff Green                   Chex Most Popular Driver Dodge                      141                      61                               108,711      Running

35        22          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           134                      58                               114,215      Running

36        18          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          129                      55                                 97,475      Running

37        28          97            Kurt Busch                  Smirnoff Ice/Sharpie Ford                                 102                      52                               131,750      Running

38        12          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   101                      49                                 90,833      Accident

39        23            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                         88                      46                                 97,050      Running

40        17          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                                87                      43                               106,114      Accident

41          2          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/”Herbie Fully Loaded” Chevrolet          64                      40                                 97,372      Running

42        10          33            Kerry Earnhardt          Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                    53                      37                                 78,665      Brakes

43        29          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                      35                      34                                 86,874      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Mike Garvey #66; Kenny Wallace #00; Dan Pardus #73; Morgan Shepherd #89.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 175,000, Tony Stewart won the Pepsi 400, posting his 21st 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: #32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. (unapproved impound adjustment); #0 Mike Bliss (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 3 minutes, 11 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED: 131.016 mph                         MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .171 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (185.582 mph, 48.496 secs.)

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot 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:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (Also won $5,000 MBNA Bonus for winning race.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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

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

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Mike Wallace, Lucas Oil Chevrolet (35 positions)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (151 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  9 cautions for 41 laps. 1-11 (Competition); 36-41 (Car #6, 8, 10, 17, 18, 22, 41, 49 & 97-Accident, Turn 4); 65-67 (Debris); 70-72 (Car #43-Accident, Turn 2); 74-76 (Car #01, 15 & 16-Accident, Turn 1); 103-106 (Car #32-Accident, Turn 1); 114-116 (Car #36-Spin, Tri-oval); 141-143 (Car #36-Spin, Turn 1); 147-151 (Car #5, 7, 22, 29, 31, 38 & 99-Accident, Tri-oval).

LAP LEADERS:  7 lead changes among 5 drivers. Tony Stewart 1-103, Jason Leffler 104, Elliott Sadler 105-106, Dale Jarrett 107, E. Sadler 108-109, Stewart 110-141, Kasey Kahne 142-144, Stewart 145-160.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                      2378      (2)

 2 –Greg Biffle                               2305      (5)

 3 –Tony Stewart                           2242      (2)

 4 –Elliott Sadler                           2178      (0)

 5 –Rusty Wallace                          2173      (0)

 6 –Ryan Newman                         2115      (0)

 7 –Jamie McMurray                      2093      (0)

 8 –Mark Martin                              2068      (0)

 9 –Kurt Busch                               2030      (1)

10–Dale Jarrett                              2030      (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         124        8

Ford                                 118        8

Dodge                                81        1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          4

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      219

Travis Kvapil                                   177

Stanton Barrett                                  51

Eric McClure                                     19

Mike Garvey                                        2

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   5

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Kevin Harvick                                     1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Scott Riggs                                        1

Elliott Sadler                                     1

Tony Stewart                                     1

Michael Waltrip                                 1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          5

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Brian Vickers                  (#25)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          6

Ryan Newman               (#12)          4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          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)        11

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          8

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          5

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#48)        96

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        93

Roush Yates                   (#97)        92

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          3

Jeremy Mayfield            (#19)          2

 

 

 

 

 

 


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 17
Unofficial Race Results for the Pepsi 400 - Sunday, July 3, 2005
Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Fla. - 2.5 Mile High-Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 160 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, July 3, 2005 @ 02:19 AM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 1 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 160 190 10 $368,261 Running 3 151
2 33 42 Jamie McMurray Home123/Havoline Dodge 160 170 $201,750 Running
3 39 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 160 165 $207,108 Running
4 9 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 160 160 $159,608 Running
5 13 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 160 160 5 $157,683 Running 1 1
6 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 160 150 $156,416 Running
7 15 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet 160 146 $151,361 Running
8 43 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevrolet 160 142 $110,400 Running
9 38 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 160 138 $145,036 Running
10 40 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 160 134 $99,075 Running
11 42 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Chevrolet 160 130 $126,120 Running
12 31 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 160 127 $122,545 Running
13 35 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 160 124 $123,289 Running
14 27 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 160 121 $135,341 Running
15 5 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 160 118 $121,058 Running
16 19 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 160 120 5 $124,700 Running 1 3
17 20 09 Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Resort Dodge 160 112 $88,175 Running
18 8 11 Jason Leffler FedEx Express Chevrolet 160 114 5 $91,050 Running 1 1
19 36 45 Kyle Petty Stars and Stripes G-P Dodge 160 106 $106,358 Running
20 14 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 160 103 $91,400 Running
21 6 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 160 105 5 $125,216 Running 2 4
22 37 40 Sterling Marlin Prilosec OTC Dodge 160 97 $115,808 Running
23 25 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 160 94 $96,625 Running
24 7 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 160 91 $131,186 Running
25 24 37 Kevin Lepage TBA Dodge 160 88 $86,150 Running
26 11 7 Robby Gordon Fruit of the Loom Chevrolet 160 85 $85,000 Running
27 30 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 159 82 $92,350 Running
28 4 36 Boris Said CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet 159 79 $80,725 Running
29 16 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 158 76 $91,000 Running
30 21 92 Hermie Sadler Taco-Bell Chevrolet 156 73 $80,825 Running
31 32 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's/Cheez-it® Chevrolet 146 70 $88,150 Accident
32 26 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 146 67 $102,183 Accident
33 34 99 Carl Edwards Pennzoil Ford 146 64 $98,850 Accident
34 41 43 Jeff Green Chex Most Popular Driver Dodge 141 61 $108,711 Running
35 22 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 134 58 $114,215 Running
36 18 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 129 55 $97,475 Running
37 28 97 Kurt Busch Smirnoff Ice/Sharpie Ford 102 52 $131,750 Running
38 12 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 101 49 $90,833 Accident
39 23 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 88 46 $97,050 Running
40 17 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 87 43 $106,114 Accident
41 2 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/"Herbie Fully Loaded" Chevrolet 64 40 $97,372 Running
42 10 33 Kerry Earnhardt Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 53 37 $78,665 Brakes
43 29 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 35 34 $86,874 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 175,000, Tony Stewart won the Pepsi 400, posting his xx 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: #32 Hamilton Jr. (unapproved impound adjustment); #0 Bliss (transmission change).
Failed to Qualify (4) Mike Garvey #, #66; Kenny Wallace, #00; Dan Pardus, #73; Morgan Shepherd, #89.
Time of Race 3 hours, 3 minutes, 11 seconds Average Speed 131.016 mph Margin of Victory 0.171 Seconds
Caution Flags 9 for 41 laps: Laps 1-11 (Competition); 36-41 (#6,8,10,17,18,22,41,49,97 accident turn 4); 65-67 (Debris); 70-72 (#43 accident turn 2); 74-76 (#01,15,16 accident turn 1); 103-106 (#32 accident turn 1); 114-116 (#36 spun tri-oval); 141-143 (#36 spun turn 1); 147-151 (#5,7,22,29,31,38,99 accident tri-oval).
Lead Changes 7 among 5 drivers: T. Stewart 1-103; J. Leffler 104; E. Sadler 105-106; D. Jarrett 107; E. Sadler 108-109; T. Stewart 110-141; K. Kahne 142-144; T. Stewart 145-160.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 2,378; (2) G. Biffle 2,305; (3) T. Stewart 2,242; (4) E. Sadler 2,178; (5) R. Wallace 2,173; (6) R. Newman 2,115; (7) J. McMurray 2,093; (8) M. Martin 2,068; (9) K. Busch 2,030; (10) D. Jarrett 2,030.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 219; (2) Travis Kvapil 177; (3) Stanton Barrett 51; (4) Eric McClure 19; (5) Mike Garvey 2.
Bud Pole Award Tony Stewart (185.582 mph)
Commit to Win Award Tony Stewart
WIX Lap-Leader Award Tony Stewart, #20 (151 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Tony Stewart, #20 *187.942 mph, Lap 120)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Tony Stewart
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Dale Earnhardt Jr.
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Tony Stewart
USG Improving the Finish Award Mike Wallace, #4 (35 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Tony Stewart
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Travis Kvapil #



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