Homestead Miami Speedway
November 20, 2005

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 36

FORD 400

HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY

 

Miami, Fla. – Nov. 20, 2005

1.5 Mile Paved Oval

400.5 M – 267 L Purse: $5,174,014

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           7          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Post-It Ford                               267                    185           *      5         $308,675      Running

 2           5            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       267                    175           *      5           235,875      Running

 3         17          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 267                    165                               219,711      Running

 4           1          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             267                    170           *    10           167,400      Running

 5           6          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    267                    160           *      5           148,808      Running

 6         11          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     267                    155           *      5           120,250      Running

 7           2          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       267                    151           *      5           138,691      Running

 8         14          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              267                    147           *      5           123,836      Running

 9         12          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              267                    143           *      5           118,611      Running

10        13          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              267                    134                               101,070      Running

11        27          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               267                    130                                 94,333      Running

12        19            0            Mike Bliss                    NetZero/Best Buy Chevrolet                             267                    127                                 70,075      Running

13        37            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                267                    124                                 99,408      Running

14        39            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Chevrolet                                           267                    121                                 74,025      Running

15        20          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               267                    118                               113,586      Running

16          3            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              267                    115                                 99,625      Running

17          9          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           266                    112                               101,308      Running

18          8          42            Jamie McMurray          Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    266                    109                                 74,850      Running

19        40            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        266                    106                               110,358      Running

20        24            4            Todd Bodine                Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           266                    103                                 68,375      Running

21        36          97            Kenny Wallace            IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               266                    100                               109,950      Running

22        34          49            Ken Schrader              Red Baron Frozen Pizza Dodge                        266                      97                                 65,825      Running

23        23          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       266                      94                               103,066      Running

24        10          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         266                      96           *      5             87,483      Running

25        16          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              266                      88                                 91,770      Running

26        26          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            265                      90           *      5             92,608      Running

27        35          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny/Gators Dodge            265                      82                                 76,058      Running

28        15          09            Reed Sorenson           Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                265                      79                                 61,100      Running

29        41          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                              265                      76                                 91,114      Running

30        29          43            Jeff Green                   Chex Party Mix Dodge                                       264                      73                                 93,111      Running

31        33          50            Jimmy Spencer            Allied Steel Buildings Dodge                              263                      75           *      5             60,475      Running

32        30          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  263                      67                                 72,275      Running

33        42          11            Denny  Hamlin             FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 263                      69           *      5             61,030      Running

34        21          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           263                      61                                 94,450      Running

35        28          66            Kevin Lepage              Cabela's/Ranger Boats Ford                             263                      58                                 59,675      Running

36        38          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   263                      55                                 68,997      Running

37        25          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         262                      52                                 86,464      Running

38        31          10            Scott Riggs                  Checkers/Rally's Seminoles Chevrolet              259                      49                                 67,050      Running

39        43          37            Mike Skinner                BoSPOKER.net/Patron Tequila Dodge               156                      46                                 58,850      Engine

40        32          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              124                      43                               107,066      Accident

41          4            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's Chevrolet                                           115                      40                                 66,425      Accident

42        22          39            David Stremme            Commit Dodge                                                     87                      37                                 58,125      Accident

43        18          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                               82                      34                                 66,279      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Chad Chaffin #92; Mike Garvey #51; Derrike Cope #00; Carl Long #80; Morgan Shepherd #89.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 75,000, Greg Biffle won the Ford 400, posting his ninth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory and his season-leading sixth in 2005. Tony Stewart won his second NASCAR NEXTEL Cup championship. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #7 Robby Gordon (driver change); #15 Michael Waltrip (backup car); #11 Denny Hamlin (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 2 minutes, 50 seconds                 AVERAGE SPEED: 131.431 mph RACE RECORD            MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .017 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Carl Edwards, Office Depot Ford (176.051 mph, 30.673 secs.)

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD:  Carl Edwards, Office Depot Ford

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD:  Dave Blaney, Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Greg Biffle, National Guard/Post-It Ford

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Carl Edwards, Office Depot Ford

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Ryan Newman, Alltel Dodge

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dave Blaney, Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; $80,000 rolls over into NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series point fund.

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

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Greg Biffle, National Guard/Post-It Ford

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Jim Beam Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Carl Edwards, Office Depot Chevrolet (94 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  8 cautions for 37 laps. 17-20 (Car #11, 22 & 25-Accident, Turn 4); 26-28 (Car #5-Accident, Turn 4); 45-48 (Car #18-Spin, Backstretch); 90-97 (Car #39-Accident, Turn 4); 103-105 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 4); 127-130 (Car #48-Accident, Turn 4); 169-174 (Debris); 252-256 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS:  21 lead changes among 12 drivers. Carl Edwards 1, Ryan Newman 2-16, Jimmy Spencer 17-18, Newman 19-30, Jeff Gordon 31, Newman 32-34, J. Gordon 35-44, Denny Hamlin 45, Edwards 46-99, J. Gordon 100-127, Edwards 128-132, Newman 133-135, Edwards 136-169, Casey Mears 170-227, Mark Martin 228-229, Greg Biffle 230, Kevin Harvick 231, Sterling Marlin 232-234, Joe Nemechek 235-236, Mears 237-253, Dave Blaney 254-259, Biffle 260-267.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                           6533      (5)

 2 –Greg Biffle                               6498      (6)

 3 –Carl Edwards                            6498      (4)

 4 –Mark Martin                              6428      (1)

 5 –Jimmie Johnson                      6406      (4)

 6 –Ryan Newman                         6359      (1)

 7 –Matt Kenseth                           6352      (1)

 8 –Rusty Wallace                          6140      (0)

 9 –Jeremy Mayfield                      6073      (1)

10–Kurt Busch                               5974      (3)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         259      17

Ford                                 246      16

Dodge                              179        3

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          8

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          6

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          5

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      349

Travis Kvapil                                   268

 

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   8

Elliott Sadler                                     4

Tony Stewart                                     3

Carl Edwards                                      2

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kevin Harvick                                     2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Matt Kenseth                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

Jamie McMurray                                1

Joe Nemechek                                   1

Scott Riggs                                        1

Brian Vickers                                      1

Michael Waltrip                                 1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        11

Carl Edwards                  (#99)          6

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          5

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          9

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          7

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          6

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)            4

Jamie McMurray            (#42)            3

Casey Mears                  (#41)            2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          24

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          10

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          10

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        236

Hendrick                         (#48)        185

Roush/Yates                   (#  6)        164

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          8

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          5

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          4

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          5

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 36
Unofficial Race Results for the Ford 400 - Sunday, November 20, 2005
Homestead-Miami Speedway - Homestead, Fla. - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 267 Laps - 400.500 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, November 20, 2005 @ 08:00 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 7 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Post-It Ford 267 185 5 $308,675 Running 2 9
2 5 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 267 175 5 $235,875 Running 1 2
3 17 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 267 165 $219,711 Running
4 1 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 267 170 10 $167,400 Running 4 94
5 6 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 267 160 5 $148,808 Running 2 75
6 11 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 267 155 5 $120,250 Running 1 6
7 2 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 267 151 5 $138,691 Running 4 33
8 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 267 147 5 $123,836 Running 1 1
9 12 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 267 143 5 $118,611 Running 3 39
10 13 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 267 134 $101,070 Running
11 27 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 267 130 $94,333 Running
12 19 0 Mike Bliss Net Zero Best Buy Chevrolet 267 127 $70,075 Running
13 37 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 267 124 $99,408 Running
14 39 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Chevrolet 267 121 $74,025 Running
15 20 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 267 118 $113,586 Running
16 3 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 267 115 $99,625 Running
17 9 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 266 112 $101,308 Running
18 8 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco/Havoline Dodge 266 109 $74,850 Running
19 40 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 266 106 $110,358 Running
20 24 4 Todd Bodine Lucas Oil Chevrolet 266 103 $68,375 Running
21 36 97 Kenny Wallace IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 266 100 $109,950 Running
22 34 49 Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza Dodge 266 97 $65,825 Running
23 23 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 266 94 $103,066 Running
24 10 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 266 96 5 $87,483 Running 1 2
25 16 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 266 88 $91,770 Running
26 26 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 265 90 5 $92,608 Running 1 3
27 35 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Gators Dodge 265 82 $76,058 Running
28 15 09 Reed Sorenson Miccosukee Resort Dodge 265 79 $61,100 Running
29 41 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 265 76 $91,114 Running
30 29 43 Jeff Green Chex Party Mix Dodge 264 73 $93,111 Running
31 33 50 Jimmy Spencer Allied Steel Buildings Dodge 263 75 5 $60,475 Running 1 2
32 30 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 263 67 $72,275 Running
33 42 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevrolet 263 69 5 $61,030 Running 1 1
34 21 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 263 61 $94,450 Running
35 28 66 Kevin Lepage Cabela's/Ranger Boats Ford 263 58 $59,675 Running
36 38 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 263 55 $68,997 Running
37 25 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 262 52 $86,464 Running
38 31 10 Scott Riggs Checkers/Rally's Seminoles Chevrolet 259 49 $67,050 Running
39 43 37 Mike Skinner BoSPOKER.net/Patron Tequila Dodge 156 46 $58,850 Engine
40 32 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 124 43 $107,066 Accident
41 4 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's Chevrolet 115 40 $66,425 Accident
42 22 39 David Stremme Commit Dodge 87 37 $58,125 Accident
43 18 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 82 34 $66,279 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 75,000, Greg Biffle won the Ford 400, posting his ninth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory and his season-leading sixth in 2005. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #7 R. Gordon (driver change); #15 Waltrip (backup car); #11 Hamlin (backup car).
Failed to Qualify (5) Chad Chaffin, #92; Mike Garvey, #51; Derrike Cope, #00; Carl Long, #80; Morgan Shepherd, #89.
Time of Race 3 hours, 2 minutes, 50 seconds Average Speed 131.431 mph Margin of Victory 0.017 Seconds
Caution Flags 8 for 37 laps: Laps 17-20 (#11,22,25 accident turn 4); 26-28 (#5 accident turn 4); 45-48 (#18 spun backstretch); 90-97 (#39 accident turn 4); 103-105 (#10 accidnet turn 4); 127-130 (#48 accident turn 4); 169-174 (Debris); 252-256 (Debris).
Lead Changes 21 among 12 drivers: C. Edwards 1; R. Newman 2-16; J. Spencer 17-18; R. Newman 19-30; J. Gordon 31; R. Newman 32-34; J. Gordon 35-44; D. Hamlin 45; C. Edwards 46-99; J. Gordon 100-127; C. Edwards 128-132; R. Newman 133-135; C. Edwards 136-169; C. Mears 170-227; M. Martin 228-229; G. Biffle 230; K. Harvick 231; S. Marlin 232-234; J. Nemechek 235-236; C. Mears 237-253; D. Blaney 254-259; G. Biffle 260-267.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) T. Stewart 6,533; (2) G. Biffle 6,498; (3) C. Edwards 6,498; (4) M. Martin 6,428; (5) J. Johnson 6,406; (6) R. Newman 6,359; (7) M. Kenseth 6,352; (8) R. Wallace 6,140; (9) J. Mayfield 6,073; (10) K. Busch 5,974.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 349; (2) Travis Kvapil 268.
Bud Pole Award Carl Edwards (176.051 mph)
Commit to Win Award Carl Edwards
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Travis Kvapil #
WIX Lap-Leader Award Carl Edwards, #99 (94 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Carl Edwards, #99 (173.327 mph, Lap 99)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Ryan Newman
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Dave Blaney
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Greg Biffle
USG Improving the Finish Award Robby Gordon, #7 (25 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Greg Biffle



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