Dover International Speedway
September 25, 2005

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 28

MBNA RACEPOINTS 400

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Dover, Del.Sept. 25, 2005

1 Mile Concrete Oval

400 M – 400 L Purse: $4,976,638

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           5          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              404                    185           *     5          $296,641      Running

 2           3            5    #      Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's Chevrolet                                           404                    170                               164,275      Running

 3           6            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                404                    165                               157,858      Running

 4           7            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       404                    165           *     5            126,550      Running

 5           1          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       404                    160           *     5            155,616      Running

 6         22          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       404                    155           *     5            129,541      Running

 7         12          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              404                    146                               114,020      Running

 8         34          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        404                    142                               100,808      Running

 9         32          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             404                    138                                 93,850      Running

10        23          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    404                    134                               105,858      Running

11        36          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              404                    130                               102,895      Running

12        20          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         403                    127                               101,764      Running

13        18          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          403                    129           *     5              87,875      Running

14        26          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet                             403                    121                                 79,625      Running

15        15          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           403                    118                               105,583      Running

16          2            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              403                    115                               113,200      Running

17          9          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         403                    112                                 91,783      Running

18        31          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               402                    109                               114,136      Running

19        17          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              402                    106                               112,561      Running

20        24          07            Dave Blaney                Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     402                    103                                 79,025      Running

21        13          77    #      Travis Kvapil               Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  402                    100                                 76,725      Running

22        38            4            Mike Wallace               Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           402                      97                                 68,475      Running

23        10          97            Kurt Busch                  Crown Royal Ford                                             401                    104           *   10            133,500      Running

24        29          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                           401                      91                                 87,733      Running

25        37          11            J.J. Yeley                    FedEx Freight Chevrolet                                    401                      88                                 68,200      Running

26        27          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet                              401                      90           *     5              94,764      Running

27        21          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         401                      82                                 96,336      Running

28        42          49            Ken Schrader              Red Baron Pizza Dodge                                    401                      79                                 66,750      Running

29        19          42            Jamie McMurray          Havoline-Texaco Dodge                                    400                      76                                 72,100      Running

30        30            0            Mike Bliss                    Best Buy Chevrolet                                           399                      73                                 64,450      Running

31          4            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        397                      70                               111,183      Running

32        28          18            Bobby Labonte            MBNA RacePoints Chevrolet                             397                      67                                 98,175      Running

33          8          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   386                      64                                 73,947      Running

34        43          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   381                      61                                 63,275      Running

35        11          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 367                      58                               110,986      Accident

36        16          22            Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               293                      55                                 70,900      Accident

37        25          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              291                      52                               111,511      Accident

38        39          37            Tony Raines                BoSPOKER.net Dodge                                       288                      49                                 62,650      Accident

39        33            7            Robby Gordon             Harrah's Chevrolet                                            279                      46                                 62,525      Engine

40        35          66            Kevin Lepage              EAS Ford                                                           197                      43                                 62,350      Accident

41        14          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            190                      40                                 90,068      Engine

42        41          00            Carl Long                     Sundance Vacations/carloan.com Chevrolet   144                      37                                 62,035      Engine

43        40          95            Stanton Barrett            S. Barrett Motorsports Chevrolet                          8                      34                                 61,886      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Morgan Shepherd #89; Hermie Sadler #92; Ryan McGlynn #08; Joey McCarthy #34; Wayne Anderson #75.

Race comments: Before an estimated crowd of 150,000, Jimmie Johnson won the MBNA RacePoints 400, posting his 17th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Johnson regained the points lead for the first time since Pocono in July. 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. (backup car); #0 Mike Bliss (backup car); #4 Mike Wallace (transmission change). Green/white checkered finish.

 

TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 30 minutes, 41 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 115.054 mph                             MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .080 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, Alltel Dodge (158.102 mph, 22.770 secs.)

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

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

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Kurt Busch, Crown Royal Ford (No winner of MBNA Bonus for winning race; rolls to $25,000 at Talladega.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Rusty Wallace, Miller Lite Dodge

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet ($60,000)

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

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Jeff Burton, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Kurt Busch, Crown Royal Ford (192 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 11 cautions for 50 laps. 10-17 (Car #95-Accident, Frontstretch); 70-73 (Car #0-Spin, Turn 1); 109-112 (Debris on Backstretch); 177-180 (Car #22-Accident, Turn 1); 203-206 (Car #66-Accident, Turn 3); 271-274 (Debris); 283-286 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 4); 293-296 (Car #24, 37 & 42-Accident, Turn 3); 369-375 (Debris in Turn 2); 387-389 (Debris on Frontstretch); 399-402 (Car #01-Accident, Frontstretch).

LAP LEADERS:  15 lead changes among 7 drivers. Ryan Newman 1-30, Jimmie Johnson 31-70, Greg Biffle 71-75, Johnson 76-108, Kurt Busch 109, Michael Waltrip 110, Kurt Busch 111-177, Biffle 178-186, Kurt Busch 187-203, Elliott Sadler 204-229, Kurt Busch 230-319, Mark Martin 320, Kurt Busch 321-337, Johnson 338-370, Martin 371-376, Johnson 377-404.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS  (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                      5362      (3)

 2 –Rusty Wallace                          5355      (0)

 3 –Ryan Newman                         5350      (1)

 4 –Mark Martin                              5341      (0)

 5 –Tony Stewart                           5339      (5)

 6 –Greg Biffle                               5339      (5)

 7 –Jeremy Mayfield                      5281      (1)

 8 –Carl Edwards                            5259      (2)

 9 –Matt Kenseth                           5238      (1)

10–Kurt Busch                               5192      (3)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         206      14

Ford                                 183      11

Dodge                              143        3

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          7

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          5

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          5

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kyle Busch                                      298

Travis Kvapil                                   219

 

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                   6

Jeff Gordon                                        2

Kevin Harvick                                     2

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Elliott Sadler                                     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)          9

Kurt Busch                     (#97)          5

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          4

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Ryan Newman               (#12)          7

Michael Waltrip             (#15)          7

Rusty Wallace                (#  2)          5

 

USG IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                 (#38)            4

Terry Labonte                (#11)            2

Jamie McMurray            (#42)            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

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 28
Unofficial Race Results for the MBNA RacePoints 400 - Sunday, September 25, 2005
Dover International Speedway - Dover, Del. - 1 Mile Banked Concrete
Total Race Length - 404 Laps - 404.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, September 25, 2005 @ 05:18 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 404 185 5 $296,641 Running 4 134
2 3 5 Kyle Busch # Kellogg's Chevrolet 404 170 $164,275 Running
3 6 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 404 165 $157,858 Running
4 7 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 404 165 5 $126,550 Running 2 7
5 1 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 404 160 5 $155,616 Running 1 30
6 22 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 404 155 5 $129,541 Running 1 26
7 12 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 404 146 $114,020 Running
8 34 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge 404 142 $100,808 Running
9 32 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 404 138 $93,850 Running
10 23 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 404 134 $105,858 Running
11 36 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 404 130 $102,895 Running
12 20 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 403 127 $101,764 Running
13 18 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 403 129 5 $87,875 Running 2 14
14 26 25 Brian Vickers GMAC/ditech.com Chevrolet 403 121 $79,625 Running
15 15 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 403 118 $105,583 Running
16 2 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 403 115 $113,200 Running
17 9 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 403 112 $91,783 Running
18 31 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 402 109 $114,136 Running
19 17 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 402 106 $112,561 Running
20 24 07 Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 402 103 $79,025 Running
21 13 77 Travis Kvapil # Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge 402 100 $76,725 Running
22 38 4 Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Chevrolet 402 97 $68,475 Running
23 10 97 Kurt Busch Crown Royal Ford 401 104 10 $133,500 Running 5 192
24 29 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline Chevrolet 401 91 $87,733 Running
25 37 11 J.J. Yeley FedEx Freight Chevrolet 401 88 $68,200 Running
26 27 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 401 90 5 $94,764 Running 1 1
27 21 43 Jeff Green Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 401 82 $96,336 Running
28 42 49 Ken Schrader Red Baron Pizza Dodge 401 79 $66,750 Running
29 19 42 Jamie McMurray Havoline-Texaco Dodge 400 76 $72,100 Running
30 30 0 Mike Bliss Best Buy Chevrolet 399 73 $64,450 Running
31 4 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 397 70 $111,183 Running
32 28 18 Bobby Labonte MBNA RacePoints Chevrolet 397 67 $98,175 Running
33 8 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Tide Chevrolet 386 64 $73,947 Running
34 43 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevrolet 381 61 $63,275 Running
35 11 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 367 58 $110,986 Accident
36 16 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 293 55 $70,900 Accident
37 25 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 291 52 $111,511 Accident
38 39 37 Tony Raines BoSPOKER.net Dodge 288 49 $62,650 Accident
39 33 7 Robby Gordon Harrah's Chevrolet 279 46 $62,525 Engine
40 35 66 Kevin Lepage EAS Ford 197 43 $62,350 Accident
41 14 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 190 40 $90,068 Engine
42 41 00 Carl Long Sundance Vacations/carloan.com Chevrolet 144 37 $62,035 Engine
43 40 95 Stanton Barrett TBA Chevrolet 8 34 $61,886 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 150,000, Jimmie Johnson won the MBNA RacePoints 400, posting his 17th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Johnson regained the points lead for the first time since Pocono in July. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #32, Hamilton Jr. (backup car);#0 Bliss (backup car);#4 M. Wallace (transmission change).
Failed to Qualify (5) Morgan Shepherd, #89; Hermie Sadler, #92; Ryan McGlynn, #08; Joey McCarthy, #34; Wayne Anderson, #75.
Time of Race 3 hours, 30 minutes, 41 seconds Average Speed 115.054 mph Margin of Victory 0.080 Seconds
Caution Flags 11 for 50 laps: Laps 10-17 (#95 accident frontstretch); 70-73 (#0 spun turn 1); 109-112 (Debris backstretch); 177-180 (#22 accident turn 1); 203-206 (#66 accident turn 3); 271-274 (Debris); 283-286 (#7 accident turn 4); 293-296 (#24,37,42 accident turn 3); 369-375 (Debris turn two); 387-389 (Debris frontstretch); 399-402 (#01 accident frontstretch).
Lead Changes 15 among 7 drivers: R. Newman 1-30; J. Johnson 31-70; G. Biffle 71-75; J. Johnson 76-108; K. Busch 109; M. Waltrip 110; K. Busch 111-177; G. Biffle 178-186; K. Busch 187-203; E. Sadler 204-229; K. Busch 230-319; M. Martin 320; K. Busch 321-337; J. Johnson 338-370; M. Martin 371-376; J. Johnson 377-404.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 5,362; (2) R. Wallace 5,355; (3) R. Newman 5,350; (4) M. Martin 5,341; (5) T. Stewart 5,339; (6) G. Biffle 5,339; (7) J. Mayfield 5,281; (8) C. Edwards 5,259; (9) M. Kenseth 5,238; (10) K. Busch 5,192.
Top 5 Rookie Points (1) Kyle Busch 298; (2) Travis Kvapil 219.
Bud Pole Award Ryan Newman (158.102 mph)
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Jimmie Johnson
Commit to Win Award Kasey Kahne
WIX Lap-Leader Award Kurt Busch, #97 (192 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Award Jimmie Johnson, #48 (153.009 mph, Lap 378)
MBNA Mid-Race Leader Award Kurt Busch
Mobil Oil Command Performance Driver of the Race Rusty Wallace
EA Sports Move of the Race Award Jimmie Johnson
USG Improving the Finish Award Jeff Burton, #31 (25 Places)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Award Jimmie Johnson
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Kyle Busch #



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