Richmond International Raceway
May 14, 2005


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 11

CHEVY AMERICAN REVOLUTION 400

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

 

Richmond, Va. – May 14, 2005

.750 Mile Paved Oval

400 L – 300 MPurse: $4,887,667

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              400                    190           *    10         $257,325      Running

 2           3          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               400                    175           *      5           204,611      Running

 3           2          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                  400                    165                               162,316      Running

 4         10            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s/Star Wars Episode III Chevrolet         400                    160                               119,300      Running

 5           7          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              400                    160           *      5           141,261      Running

 6           9          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          400                    150                               103,225      Running

 7           5          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       400                    146                               117,341      Running

 8         39          18            Bobby Labonte            Boniva Chevrolet                                               400                    142                               118,100      Running

 9         23          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                              400                    138                               105,914      Running

10        17          42            Jamie McMurray          Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    400                    134                                 87,600      Running

11          6          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Quality Parts Ford                            400                    130                               101,214      Running

12        26          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 400                    132           *      5           116,746      Running

13        15          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              400                    124                                 98,720      Running

14        27            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        400                    121                               113,633      Running

15        14            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       400                    118                                 84,755      Running

16        12          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              400                    115                                 95,295      Running

17          4          97            Kurt Busch                  IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               400                    117           *      5           116,695      Running

18        25          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         399                    109                                 94,058      Running

19          8            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                399                    106                                 98,708      Running

20        34          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               399                    103                                 93,658      Running

21        11          99            Carl Edwards              RoundUp Ford                                                   399                    100                                 81,700      Running

22        21          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  399                      97                                 75,075      Running

23        22          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            399                      94                                 95,633      Running

24        18          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         399                      91                                 95,461      Running

25        38          11            Jason Leffler               FedEx Ground Chevrolet                                   399                      88                                 63,475      Running

26        36          10            Scott Riggs                  Arometrics Chevrolet                                        399                      85                                 88,308      Running

27        19          07            Dave Blaney                Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet                                398                      82                                 73,925      Running

28        16          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    398                      79                                 85,358      Running

29        30            4            Mike Wallace               Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           398                      76                                 65,575      Running

30        40          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                       398                      73                                 65,400      Running

31        33            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Chevrolet                                           398                      70                                 62,275      Running

32        29          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                             397                      67                                 70,150      Running

33        41          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        397                      69           *      5             71,572      Running

34        35          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           396                      61                                 97,008      Running

35        31          92            Tony Raines                Front Row Motorsports Chevrolet                    392                      58                                 61,775      Running

36        32          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   387                      55                                 61,625      Running

37        24            0            Mike Bliss                    Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet                            375                      52                                 61,500      Accident

38        43          66            Hermie Sadler              Peak Fitness Ford                                             367                      49                                 61,375      Engine

39        20          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              252                      46                               109,986      Accident

40        28          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                                80                      43                               109,566      Accident

41        13          09            Johnny Sauter             Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                  64                      40                                 60,985      Accident

42        42          89            Morgan Shepherd       Racing with Jesus/Red Line Oil Dodge               36                      37                                 60,860      Brakes

43        37          75            Mike Garvey                Jani-King/Rinaldi AC Service Dodge                   23                      34                                 61,069      Brakes

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Kevin Lepage #37; Jeff Fuller #34; Kirk Shelmerdine #27; Carl Long #00.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 107,000, Kasey Kahne won the Chevy American Revolution 400, posting his career-first 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: #49 Ken Schrader (unapproved impound adjustment); #89 Morgan Shepherd (unapproved impound adjustment).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 59 minutes, 26 seconds                                  AVERAGE SPEED: 100.316 mph                              MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.674 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge (129.964 mph, 20.775 secs.)

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge (Also, received $5,000 MBNA Bonus for winning race.)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $90,000 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kyle Busch, Kellogg’s/Star Wars Episode III Chevrolet

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Bobby Labonte, Boniva Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge (242 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 9 cautions for 53 laps. 65-68 (#09-Accident, Turn 4); 82-86 (Car #48-Accident, Backstretch); 128-133 (Car #10-Spin, Turn 2); 166-170 (Car #2-Spin, Frontstretch); 234-242 (Car #20-Spin, Frontstretch); 333-339 (Car #7-Spin, Turn 4); 354-357 (Car #77-Accident, Turn 4); 378-386 (Oil on Track); 390-393 (Car #88 & 7-Accident, Frontstretch).

LAP LEADERS: 21 lead changes among 6 drivers. Kasey Kahne 1, Tony Stewart 2-52, Kevin Harvick 53, Stewart 54-65, Kyle Petty 66, Stewart 67-90, Kahne 91-133, Kurt Busch 134-135, Stewart 136-161, Kurt Busch 162-165, Kahne 166-171, Stewart 172-188, Kahne 189-220, Stewart 221-223, Kurt Busch 224-227, Stewart 228-232, Kurt Busch 233, Kahne 234, Matt Kenseth 235-236, Kahne 237-289, Stewart 290-294, Kahne 295-400.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                1562        (1)

 2 –Greg Biffle                         1521        (3)

 3 –Jeff Gordon                        1438        (3)

 4 –Elliott Sadler                     1413        (0)

 5 –Kurt Busch                         1407        (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                     1397        (0)

 7 –Ryan Newman                   1370        (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                     1364        (1)

 9 –Jamie McMurray                1351        (0)

10–Mark Martin                        1344        (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         79        5

Ford                                 75        5

Dodge                              55        1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          2

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      146

Travis Kvapil                                   125

Stanton Barrett                                  42

Eric McClure                                     18

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   3

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Jeff Gordon                                        1

Kevin Harvick                                     1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Scott Riggs                                        1

Elliott Sadler                                     1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          3

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          3

Ryan Newman               (#12)          3

 

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          3

Bobby Labonte              (#18)          1

Ricky Rudd                     (#21)          1

 

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          8

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)        74

Roush Yates                   (#97)        72

Hendrick                         (#48)        68

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          1

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Jeremy Mayfield            (#19)          2

 

 

 

 

 

 


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 11
Unofficial Race Results for the Chevy American Revolution 400 - Saturday, May 14, 2005
Richmond International Raceway - Richmond, Va. - 3/4 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 400 Laps - 300.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Saturday, May 14, 2005 @ 11:25 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 400 190 10 $257,325 Running 7 242
2 3 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 400 175 5 $204,611 Running 8 143
3 2 12 Ryan Newman ALLTEL Dodge 400 165 $162,316 Running
4 10 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's/Star Wars Episode III Chevrolet 400 160 $119,300 Running
5 7 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 400 160 5 $141,261 Running 1 1
6 9 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 400 150 $103,225 Running
7 5 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 400 146 $117,341 Running
8 39 18 Bobby Labonte Boniva Chevrolet 400 142 $118,100 Running
9 23 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 400 138 $105,914 Running
10 17 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco/Havoline Dodge 400 134 $87,600 Running
11 6 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Quality Parts Ford 400 130 $101,214 Running
12 26 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 400 132 5 $116,746 Running 1 2
13 15 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 400 124 $98,720 Running
14 27 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 400 121 $113,633 Running
15 14 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 400 118 $84,755 Running
16 12 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 400 115 $95,295 Running
17 4 97 Kurt Busch IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 400 117 5 $116,695 Running 4 11
18 25 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 399 109 $94,058 Running
19 8 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 399 106 $98,708 Running
20 34 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 399 103 $93,658 Running
21 11 99 Carl Edwards RoundUp Ford 399 100 $81,700 Running
22 21 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 399 97 $75,075 Running
23 22 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 399 94 $95,633 Running
24 18 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 399 91 $95,461 Running
25 38 11 Jason Leffler FedEx Ground Chevrolet 399 88 $63,475 Running
26 36 10 Scott Riggs Arometrics Chevrolet 399 85 $88,308 Running
27 19 07 Dave Blaney Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 398 82 $73,925 Running
28 16 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 398 79 $85,358 Running
29 30 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevrolet 398 76 $65,575 Running
30 40 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 398 73 $65,400 Running
31 33 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Chevrolet 398 70 $62,275 Running
32 29 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 397 67 $70,150 Running
33 41 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 397 69 5 $71,572 Running 1 1
34 35 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 396 61 $97,008 Running
35 31 92 Tony Raines TBA Chevrolet 392 58 $61,775 Running
36 32 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 387 55 $61,625 Running
37 24 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 375 52 $61,500 Accident
38 43 66 Hermie Sadler Peak Fitness Ford 367 49 $61,375 Engine
39 20 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 252 46 $109,986 Accident
40 28 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 80 43 $109,566 Accident
41 13 09 Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Resort Dodge 64 40 $60,985 Accident
42 42 89 Morgan Shepherd Racing with Jesus/Red Line Oil Dodge 36 37 $60,860 Brakes
43 37 75 Mike Garvey Jani-King/Rinaldi AC Service Dodge 23 34 $61,069 Brakes
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 107,000, Kasey Kahne won the Chevy American Revolution 400, posting his career-first 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: #49 Schrader (unapproved impound adjustment); #89 Shepherd (unapproved impound adjustment).
Failed to Qualify (4) Kevin Lepage, #37; Jeff Fuller, #34; Kirk Shelmerdine, #27; Carl Long, #00.
Time of Race 2 hours, 59 minutes, 26 seconds Average Speed 100.316 mph Margin of Victory 1.674 Seconds
Caution Flags 9 for 53 laps: Laps 65-68 (#09 accident turn 4); 82-86 (#48 accident backstretch); 128-133 (#10 spun turn 2); 166-170 (#2 spun frontstretch); 234-242 (#20 spun frontstretch); 333-339 (#7 spun turn 4); 354-357 (#77 accident turn 4); 378-386 (Oil on track); 390-393 (#88,7 accident frontstretch).
Lead Changes 21 among 6 drivers: K. Kahne 1; T. Stewart 2-52; K. Harvick 53; T. Stewart 54-65; K. Petty 66; T. Stewart 67-90; K. Kahne 91-133; K. Busch 134-135; T. Stewart 136-161; K. Busch 162-165; K. Kahne 166-171; T. Stewart 172-188; K. Kahne 189-220; T. Stewart 221-223; K. Busch 224-227; T. Stewart 228-232; K. Busch 233; K. Kahne 234; M. Kenseth 235-236; K. Kahne 237-289; T. Stewart 290-294; K. Kahne 295-400.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 1,562; (2) G. Biffle 1,521; (3) J. Gordon 1,438; (4) E. Sadler 1,413; (5) K. Busch 1,407; (6) T. Stewart 1,397; (7) R. Newman 1,370; (8) K. Harvick 1,364; (9) J. McMurray 1,351; (10) M. Martin 1,344.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 146; (2) Travis Kvapil 125; (3) Stanton Barrett 42; (4) Eric McClure 18.
Bud Pole Award Kasey Kahne (129.964 mph)
Commit to Win Award Kasey Kahne
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Kasey Kahne, #9 (124.913 mph, Lap 397)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Kasey Kahne
WIX Lap-Leader Award Kasey Kahne, #9 (242 Laps)
USG Improving the Finish Award Bobby Labonte, #18 (31 Places)
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Ryan Newman
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Kasey Kahne
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Kasey Kahne
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Kyle Busch #

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