Talladega Superspeedway
October 2, 2005

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 29

UAW-FORD 500

TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

 

Talladega, Ala.Oct. 2, 2005

2.66 Mile Banked Paved Oval

500 M – 188 L Purse: $5,348,472

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           2          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           190                    185           *      5         $239,833      Running

 2           4          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               190                    180           *    10           212,361      Running

 3         11          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 190                    170           *      5           179,511      Running

 4           3          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       190                    165           *      5           172,041      Running

 5         10          99            Carl Edwards              World Financial Group Ford                              190                    160           *      5           128,475      Running

 6         27          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                             190                    155           *      5           109,875      Running

 7         16          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            190                    146                               124,633      Running

 8         21          97            Kurt Busch                  Sharpie Ford                                                     190                    147           *      5           138,200      Running

 9           5          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         190                    143           *      5           114,758      Running

10        42          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              190                    139           *      5           137,161      Running

11          6          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           190                    130                               120,875      Running

12        14          42            Jamie McMurray          Havoline/Texaco Dodge                                    190                    132           *      5             98,925      Running

13        28            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              190                    124                               117,125      Running

14        32          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              190                    126           *      5           107,995      Running

15        30          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     190                    118                                 89,475      Running

16        15          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  190                    120           *      5             89,875      Running

17        36          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               190                    112                               103,783      Running

18        29          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         190                    114           *      5           116,539      Running

19        33            4            Mike Wallace               Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           190                    111           *      5             78,950      Running

20        31          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   190                    103                                 94,733      Running

21        40          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         189                    105           *      5           107,061      Running

22        43          37            Tony Raines                BoSPOKER.net Dodge                                       189                      97                                 77,825      Running

23        22            7            Robby Gordon             Menard's Chevrolet                                           189                      94                                 78,400      Running

24        38          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        189                      91                                 88,833      Running

25        41            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                185                      88                               107,433      Running

26        39          49            Ken Schrader              Red Baron Pizza Dodge                                    183                      90           *      5             73,750      Accident

27          8          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Post-It Ford                               172                      82                                 91,950      Running

28        17            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  170                      79                                 73,400      Engine

29        19          11            J.J. Yeley                    FedEx Ground Chevrolet                                   165                      81           *      5             73,250      Running

30        37          66            Kevin Lepage              Ace&TJ/Peak Fitness Ford                                160                      73                                 73,575      Running

31          9          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              158                      75           *      5           121,366      Running

32        23            0            Mike Bliss                    Best Buy Chevrolet                                           149                      67                                 72,750      Accident

33        13            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's Chevrolet                                           146                      64                                 81,550      Engine

34          1          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       128                      66           *      5           123,916      Running

35        18          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                71                      58                                 98,595      Accident

36          7          10            Scott Riggs                  Checkers/Rally's Chevrolet                                 65                      55                                 89,647      Accident

37        12          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                                65                      52                               120,711      Accident

38        26          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                      65                      54           *      5             79,850      Accident

39        34          33            Kerry Earnhardt          Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                    57                      46                                 71,725      Accident

40        20            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                          19                      43                               118,983      Accident

41        24            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                         19                      40                                 89,435      Accident

42        25          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                                19                      37                                 98,524      Accident

43        35          00            Mike Skinner                Aaron's Ford                                                       19                      34                                 71,528      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (3) Bobby Hamilton Jr. (competed in another car w/No. 32), Johnny Sauter #09; Morgan Shepherd #89.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 155,000, Dale Jarrett won the UAW-Ford 500, posting his 32nd 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: #01 Joe Nemechek (engine change); #15 Michael Waltrip (transmission change); #41 Casey Mears (transmission change); #32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. (driver change); #00 Mike Skinner (driver change); #2 Rusty Wallace (engine change). Green/white checkered finish.

 

TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 30 minutes, 51 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 143.818 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  Under caution

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Elliott Sadler, M&M’s Ford (189.260 mph, 50.597 secs.)

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

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

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jamie McMurray, Havoline/Texaco Dodge

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Ricky Rudd, Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford (No winner of MBNA Bonus for winning race; rolls to $30,000 at Kansas.)

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 Kansas Speedway.

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

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Kevin Harvick, GM Goodwrench Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, The Home Depot Chevrolet (65 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 34 laps. 21-27 (Car #00, 01, 6, 8, 15, 38 & 48-Accident, Turn 1); 35-37 (Debris); 58-60 (Car #0, 43, 11 & 33-Accident, Turn 2); 66-70 (Car #2, 4, 10, 16, 24, 31, 41 & 48-Accident, Frontstretch); 78-80 (Car #5-Accident, Turn 4); 91-93 (Car #97-Accident, Turn 4); 110-112 (Debris); 129-131 (Debris); 186-188 (Car #49-Accident, Turn 4); 190 (Car #45-Accident, Backstretch).

LAP LEADERS:  50 lead changes among 20 drivers. Elliott Sadler 1, Tony Stewart 2, Dale Jarrett 3, Sadler 4-8, Matt Kenseth 9, Jimmie Johnson 10-12, Kenseth 13, Sadler 14-16, Jamie McMurray 17-20, Mike Wallace 21, Jeff Green 22, Kenseth 23-29, Stewart 30, Kenseth 31, Stewart 32, Kevin Harvick 33-34, J.J. Yeley 35, Kurt Busch 36-41, Casey Mears 42-43, Stewart 44, Mears 45-47, McMurray 48-51, Stewart 52, McMurray 53, Stewart 54, McMurray 55, Stewart 56-57, Joe Nemechek 58, Brian Vickers 59-63, McMurray 64-77, Jeremy Mayfield 78, Harvick 79-82, Kenseth 83-88, Kurt Busch 89, McMurray 90, Ken Schrader 91, Ricky Rudd 92-96, Vickers 97, Ryan Newman 98-109, Travis Kvapil 110, McMurray 111-114, Stewart 115-119, McMurray 120, Stewart 121-131, Kenseth 132, Stewart 133-161, Carl Edwards 162-163, Stewart 164-175, McMurray 176-183, Kenseth 184-189, Jarrett 190.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                           5519      (5)

 2 –Ryan Newman                         5515      (1)

 3 –Rusty Wallace                          5443      (0)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson                      5437      (3)

 5 –Greg Biffle                               5421      (5)

 6 –Carl Edwards                            5419      (2)

 7 –Matt Kenseth                           5408      (1)

 8 –Jeremy Mayfield                      5407      (1)

 9 –Mark Martin                              5381      (0)

10–Kurt Busch                               5339      (3)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         212      14

Ford                                 192      12

Dodge                              147        3

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          8

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          5

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          5

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      300

Travis Kvapil                                   222

 

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   6

Elliott Sadler                                     3

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kevin Harvick                                     2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Tony Stewart                                     2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Carl Edwards                                      1

Dale Jarrett                                        1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

Matt Kenseth                                     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)        10

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          5

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          8

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          7

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          5

 

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)            4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            2

Terry Labonte                (#11)            2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          20

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          10

Greg Biffle                     (#16)            8

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Cronquist               (#20)        182

Hendrick                         (#48)        151

Roush/Yates                   (#97)        125

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          7

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

 

COMMIT LOZENGES COMMIT TO WIN AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          5

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)          3


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 29
Unofficial Race Results for the UAW-Ford 500 - Sunday, October 2, 2005
Talladega Superspeedway - Talladega, Ala. - 2.66 Mile High Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 190 Laps - 505.400 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, October 2, 2005 @ 07:46 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 2 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 190 185 5 $239,833 Running 2 2
2 4 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 190 180 10 $212,361 Running 11 65
3 11 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 190 170 5 $179,511 Running 7 23
4 3 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 190 165 5 $172,041 Running 1 12
5 10 99 Carl Edwards World Financial Group Ford 190 160 5 $128,475 Running 1 2
6 27 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 190 155 5 $109,875 Running 2 6
7 16 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 190 146 $124,633 Running
8 21 97 Kurt Busch Sharpie Ford 190 147 5 $138,200 Running 2 7
9 5 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 190 143 5 $114,758 Running 1 1
10 42 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 190 139 5 $137,161 Running 2 6
11 6 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 190 130 $120,875 Running
12 14 42 Jamie McMurray Havoline-Texaco Dodge 190 132 5 $98,925 Running 9 38
13 28 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 190 124 $117,125 Running
14 32 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 190 126 5 $107,995 Running 1 1
15 30 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 190 118 $89,475 Running
16 15 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 190 120 5 $89,875 Running 1 1
17 36 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 190 112 $103,783 Running
18 29 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 190 114 5 $116,539 Running 1 5
19 33 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevrolet 190 111 5 $78,950 Running 1 1
20 31 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 190 103 $94,733 Running
21 40 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 189 105 5 $107,061 Running 1 1
22 43 37 Tony Raines BoSPOKER.net Dodge 189 97 $77,825 Running
23 22 7 Robby Gordon Menard's Chevrolet 189 94 $78,400 Running
24 38 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 189 91 $88,833 Running
25 41 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 185 88 $107,433 Running
26 39 49 Ken Schrader Red Baron Pizza Dodge 183 90 5 $73,750 Accident 1 1
27 8 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Post-It Ford 172 82 $91,950 Running
28 17 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 170 79 $73,400 Engine
29 19 11 J.J. Yeley FedEx Ground Chevrolet 165 81 5 $73,250 Running 1 1
30 37 66 Kevin Lepage Ace&TJ/Peak Fitness Ford 160 73 $73,575 Running
31 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 158 75 5 $121,366 Running 1 3
32 23 0 Mike Bliss Best Buy Chevrolet 149 67 $72,750 Accident
33 13 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's Chevrolet 146 64 $81,550 Engine
34 1 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 128 66 5 $123,916 Running 3 9
35 18 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 71 58 $98,595 Accident
36 7 10 Scott Riggs Checkers/Rally's Chevrolet 65 55 $89,647 Accident
37 12 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 65 52 $120,711 Accident
38 26 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 65 54 5 $79,850 Accident 2 5
39 34 33 Kerry Earnhardt Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 57 46 $71,725 Accident
40 20 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 19 43 $118,983 Accident
41 24 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 19 40 $89,435 Accident
42 25 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 19 37 $98,524 Accident
43 35 00 Mike Skinner Aaron's Ford 19 34 $71,528 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 155,000, Dale Jarrett won the Ford-UAW 500, posting his 32nd 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: #01 Nemechek (engine change); #15 Waltrip (transmission change); #41 Mears (transmission change); #32 Hamilton Jr. (driver change); #00 Skinner (driver change); #2 R. Wallace (engine change).
Failed to Qualify (2) Johnny Sauter, #09; Morgan Shepherd, #89.
Time of Race 3 hours, 30 minutes, 51 seconds Average Speed 143.818 mph Margin of Victory Under caution
Caution Flags 10 for 33 laps: Laps 21-27 (#00,01,6,8,15,38,48 accident turn 1); 35-37 (Debris); 58-60 (#0,43,11,33 accident turn 2); 67-70 (#2,4,10,16,24,31,41,48 accident frontstretch); 78-80 (#5 accident turn 4); 91-93 (#97 accident turn 4); 110-112 (Debris); 129-131 (Debris); 186-188 (#49 accident turn 4); 190-190 (#45 accident backstretch).
Lead Changes 50 among 20 drivers: E. Sadler 1; T. Stewart 2; D. Jarrett 3; E. Sadler 4-8; M. Kenseth 9; J. Johnson 10-12; M. Kenseth 13; E. Sadler 14-16; J. McMurray 17-20; M. Wallace 21; J. Green 22; M. Kenseth 23-29; T. Stewart 30; M. Kenseth 31; T. Stewart 32; K. Harvick 33-34; J. Yeley 35; K. Busch 36-41; C. Mears 42-43; T. Stewart 44; C. Mears 45-47; J. McMurray 48-51; T. Stewart 52; J. McMurray 53; T. Stewart 54; J. McMurray 55; T. Stewart 56-57; J. Nemechek 58; B. Vickers 59-63; J. McMurray 64-77; J. Mayfield 78; K. Harvick 79-82; M. Kenseth 83-88; K. Busch 89; J. McMurray 90; K. Schrader 91; R. Rudd 92-96; B. Vickers 97; R. Newman 98-109; T. Kvapil 110; J. McMurray 111-114; T. Stewart 115-119; J. McMurray 120; T. Stewart 121-131; M. Kenseth 132; T. Stewart 133-161; C. Edwards 162-163; T. Stewart 164-175; J. McMurray 176-183; M. Kenseth 184-189; D. Jarrett 190.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) T. Stewart 5,519; (2) R. Newman 5,515; (3) R. Wallace 5,443; (4) J. Johnson 5,437; (5) G. Biffle 5,421; (6) C. Edwards 5,419; (7) M. Kenseth 5,408; (8) J. Mayfield 5,407; (9) M. Martin 5,381; (10) K. Busch 5,339.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 300; (2) Travis Kvapil 222.
Bud Pole Award Elliott Sadler (189.260 mph)
Commit to Win Award Elliott Sadler
WIX Lap-Leader Award Tony Stewart, #20 (65 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Jamie McMurray, #42 (193.049 mph, Lap 176)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Ricky Rudd
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Ryan Newman
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Dale Jarrett
USG Improving the Finish Award Kevin Harvick, #29 (32 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Dale Jarrett
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Travis Kvapil #



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