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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Nextel All-Star Challenge
at Lowe's Motor Speedway


    QUALIFYING is scheduled to START
    at approx 6:05pm/et
    on Friday, May 19th
  • Fastest Last Practice Speed [Nextel Open]: #66-Jeff Green 184.118mph (scheduled to go out 6th of 30 drivers)

  • Fastest Last Practice Speed [Nextel Challenge]: #9-Kasey Kahne 182.589mph (scheduled to go out 16th of 18 drivers)

  • Race info at: 2006 NASCAR Nextel All-Star Challenge Info Page

  • Nextel Open Entry List


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Kahne wins pole for Nextel Challenge: #9-Kasey Kahne went out 16th of 18 drivers and won the pole with a time of 122.296 seconds on the 3 laps run with a 4 tire pit stop, starting 2nd is #48-Jimmie Johnson then #2-Kurt Busch, #24-Jeff Gordon and #12-Ryan Newman. Two drivers were penalized for speeding entering pit road [20 second penalty]. #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [will start 17th] and #19-Jeremy Mayfield [will start 18th] and last years winner, #6-Mark Martin will start 16th after a lug nut missing penalty [5 seconds](5-19-2006)

  • Riggs wins pole for Nextel Open: #10-Scott Riggs won the pole for the Nextel Open with a speed of 186.509mph, followed by #11-Denny Hamlin, #66-Jeff Green, #18-J.J. Yeley and #31-Jeff Burton. Had quite a few incidents during the qualifying with #27-Shelmerdine, #51-Garvey, #38-Sadler and #45-Petty all spun with all but the #27 getting damage, #45-Petty will go to a backup car and #38-Sadler may have to. #01-Nemechek spun on his first lap and stopped, turned around and drove back to pit road and started his 2nd lap over. #37-Skinner withdrew.(5-19-2006)

  • Some weather forecast links for the race area:
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  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Nextel All-Star Challenge at Lowe's Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, May 19, 2006 at 6:05 [Nextel Open], 7:10pm/et [approx] Nextel All Star Challenge.
    TV: Speed Channel - 6:00pm/et
    Radio: XM Satellite NASCAR Radio
    Internet: NASCAR.com [Pit Command/Trackside - paid]
    Jayski.com: Jayski's FREE Semi-Live Qualifying Page.
    Qualifying Re-Air: 12:00am/et Speed Chanel

  • Pole Progression for the Nextel All-Star Race: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #8-Earnhardt Jr., 1st out to qualify, 143.713seconds, starts 17th
    #26-McMurray, 2nd out, 128.948, starts 16th
    #99-Edwards, 3rd out, 127.438, starts 14th
    #43-Labonte, 4th out, 125.218, starts 12th
    #20-Stewart, 5th out, 124.571, starts 9th
    #2-Busch, 6th out, 123.235, starts 3rd
    #48-Johnson, 14th out, 122.938, starts 2nd
    #9-Kahne, 16th out, 122.296, starts 1st
    (5-19-2006)

  • 2005? #12-Newman and crew had stop/3 lap run of 122.443 seconds

  • Some Nextel Challenge Qualifying Notes:
    #8-Earnhardt Jr. was too fast entering pit road [51mph], 20 second penalty.
    #19-Mayfield was too fast entering pit road [?mph], 20 second penalty.
    speed entering pit road is 45mph.(5-19-2006)

  • Nextel Challenge Qualifying: One round of qualifying will be held Friday, May 19, at 7:10pm/et. Each driver will run three laps with a mandatory four-tire, pit stop. The total elapsed time will comprise each team's qualifying effort and the pole-winning team will earn $50,000.

    Qualifying is OVER

    NEXTEL CHALLENGE
    QUALIFYING RESULTS by TIME

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

    Qualifying after 18 of 18 drivers:

    Pos Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    1 16 16 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge x 122.296 182.859 1
    2 14 14 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy x 122.938 179.880 8
    3 6 6 2 Kurt Busch Dodge x 123.235 178.992 11
    4 9 9 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy x 123.798 178.318 13
    5 12 12 12 Ryan Newman Dodge x 124.131 178.630 12
    6 11 11 16 Greg Biffle Ford x 124.294 181.543 3
    7 15 15 17 Matt Kenseth Ford x 124.391 180.524 5
    8 5 5 20 Tony Stewart Chevy x 124.571 178.247 14
    9 13 13 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy x 125.059 181.500 4
    10 8 8 5 Kyle Busch Chevy x 125.216 180.475 6
    11 4 4 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge x 125.218 178.071 15
    12 17 17 88 Dale Jarrett Ford x 127.427 177.556 16
    13 3 3 99 Carl Edwards Ford x 127.438 180.060 7
    14 7 7 55 Michael Waltrip Dodge x 128.547 175.080 18
    15 2 2 26 Jamie McMurray Ford x 128.948 176.945 17
    16 18 18 6 Mark Martin Ford x 129.198 (a) 179.396 10
    17 1 1 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy x 143.713 (b) 179.629 9
    18 10 10 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge x 145.106 (b) 181.702 2


    (a) penalized 5 seconds for loose/missing lugnut
    (b) penalized 20 seconds for speeding entering pit road [45mph limit]


    • Pole Progression for the Nextel Open: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
      #61-Chaffin, 1st out to qualify, 176.684mph, starts 25th
      #4-Wimmer, 3rd out, 183.542, starts 8th
      #66-Green, 6th out, 185.688, starts 3rd
      #11-Hamlin, 14th out, 186.464, starts 2nd
      #10-Riggs, 23rd out, 186.509, starts 1st
      (5-19-2006)

    • Some Nextel Open Qualifying Notes:
      #27-Shelmerdine spun out on his first lap in turn 2, but failed to hit anything.
      #51-Garvey spun and wacked the wall.
      #49-Lepage scraped the wall on his 2nd lap.
      #38-Sadler spun off turn 2 on his 1st lap and bounced off and on the backstretch inside wall, doing damage to the rear of the car.
      #01-Nemechek spun on his first lap and stopped, turned around and drove back to pit road and started his 2nd lap over, gained momentum for his 2nd lap.
      #45-Petty lost it in turn 2, spun and backed into the wall hard, will have to go to a backup car.
      #37-Skinner withdrew.(5-19-2006)

  • Nextel Open Qualifying: The better of two qualifying laps will determine a driver's official qualifying speed for the NEXTEL Open. Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, May 19, at 6:05pm/et.

    NEXTEL OPEN
    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

    Qualifying after 29 of 29 drivers:

    Pos Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    1 23 23 10 Scott Riggs Dodge 186.509 28.953 182.562 6 3.947
    2 14 14 11 Denny Hamlin # Chevy 186.464 28.960 184.068 2 2.396
    3 6 6 66 Jeff Green Chevy 185.688 29.081 184.118 1 1.570
    4 30 29 18 J.J. Yeley # Chevy 185.071 29.178 183.337 3 1.734
    5 13 13 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 184.181 29.319 181.232 11 2.949
    6 10 10 21 Ken Schrader Ford 183.723 29.392 180.270 17 3.453
    7 12 12 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 183.717 29.393 180.632 15 3.085
    8 3 3 4 Scott Wimmer Chevy 183.542 29.421 182.260 7 1.282
    9 18 18 40 David Stremme # Dodge 183.461 29.434 180.517 16 2.944
    10 16 16 42 Casey Mears Dodge 183.069 29.497 180.777 14 2.292
    11 21 21 14 Sterling Marlin Chevy 182.939 29.518 180.892 13 2.047
    12 17 17 96 Tony Raines Chevy 182.853 29.532 178.459 21 4.394
    13 28 28 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Chevy 182.840 29.534 179.844 19 2.996
    14 15 15 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 182.822 29.537 181.032 12 1.790
    15 11 11 78 Kenny Wallace Chevy 182.630 29.568 177.866 22 4.764
    16 4 4 41 Reed Sorenson # Dodge 182.525 29.585 182.137 8 0.388
    17 26 26 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 182.180 29.641 181.843 10 0.337
    18 24 24 32 Travis Kvapil Chevy 181.941 29.680 182.661 5 -0.720
    19 5 5 07 Clint Bowyer # Chevy 180.771 29.872 181.849 9 -1.078
    20 27 27 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 180.753 29.875 179.414 20 1.339
    21 9 9 49 Kevin Lepage Dodge 180.361 29.940 176.910 23 3.451
    22 25 25 95 Stanton Barrett Chevy 179.940 30.010 173.846 28 6.094
    23 7 7 22 Dave Blaney Dodge 178.915 30.182 180.132 18 -1.217
    24 19 19 00 Hermie Sadler Ford 176.939 30.519 174.899 27 2.040
    25 1 1 61 Chad Chaffin Chevy 176.684 30.563 175.410 26 1.274
    26 20 20 30 Mike Wallace Dodge 176.355 30.620 176.430 25 -0.075
    27 2 2 27 Kirk Shelmerdine Chevy 110.069 spun 159.076 29 x
    28 8 8 51 Mike Garvey Chevy 93.972 wreck 176.586 24 x
    29 22 22 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 0.000 wreck 183.237 4 x
    x 29 x 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 0.000 withdrew 0.000 30 x



    Nextel Open Qualifying Order:

    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Final
    Practice
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    1 61 Chad Chaffin Dodge 175.410 26
    2 27 Kirk Shelmerdine Chevy 159.076 29
    3 4 Scott Wimmer Chevy 182.260 7
    4 41 Reed Sorenson # Dodge 182.137 8
    5 07 Clint Bowyer # Chevy 181.849 9
    6 66 Jeff Green Chevy 184.118 1
    7 22 Dave Blaney Dodge 180.132 18
    8 51 Mike Garvey Chevy 176.586 24
    9 49 Kevin Lepage Dodge 176.910 23
    10 21 Ken Schrader Ford 180.270 17
    11 78 Kenny Wallace Chevy 177.866 22
    12 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 180.632 15
    13 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 181.232 11
    14 11 Denny Hamlin # Chevy 184.068 2
    15 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 181.032 12
    16 42 Casey Mears Dodge 180.777 14
    17 96 Tony Raines Chevy 178.459 21
    18 40 David Stremme # Dodge 180.517 16
    19 00 Hermie Sadler Chevy 174.899 27
    20 30 Mike Wallace Dodge 176.430 25
    21 14 Sterling Marlin Chevy 180.892 13
    22 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 183.237 4
    23 10 Scott Riggs Dodge 182.562 6
    24 32 Travis Kvapil Chevy 182.661 5
    25 95 Stanton Barrett Chevy 173.846 28
    26 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 181.843 10
    27 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 179.414 20
    28 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Chevy 179.844 19
    29 37 Mike Skinner Dodge 0.000 30
    30 18 J.J. Yeley # Chevy 183.337 3


    Nextel Challenge Qualifying Order:

    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Final
    Practice
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    1 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 179.629 9
    2 26 Jamie McMurray Ford 176.945 17
    3 99 Carl Edwards Ford 180.060 7
    4 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 178.071 15
    5 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 178.247 14
    6 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 178.992 11
    7 55 Michael Waltrip Dodge 175.080 18
    8 5 Kyle Busch Chevy 180.475 6
    9 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 178.318 13
    10 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 181.702 2
    11 16 Greg Biffle Ford 181.543 3
    12 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 178.630 12
    13 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 181.500 4
    14 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 179.880 8
    15 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 180.524 5
    16 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 182.859 1
    17 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 177.556 16
    18 6 Mark Martin Ford 179.396 10



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