Phoenix International Raceway
April 22, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 8

SUBWAY FRESH 500

PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

 

Phoenix, Ariz.April 22, 2006

1-Mile Oval

500 K – 312 M – 312 LPurse: $4,866,887

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         15          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              312                    185           *      5         $228,486      Running

 2           3          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               312                    175           *      5           211,536      Running

 3           4          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Ford                                                      312                    170           *      5           168,116      Running

 4           5          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             312                    160                               126,685      Running

 5           8          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Sylvania Chevrolet                                            312                    160           *      5           122,325      Running

 6         22            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              312                    150                               124,189      Running

 7         10          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              312                    146                               127,111      Running

 8         21          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         312                    142                               117,661      Running

 9         37          31            Jeff Burton                  Prilosec OTC/Cingular Wireless Chevrolet        312                    138                               108,870      Running

10        19          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              312                    134                               124,111      Running

11        18            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          311                    135           *      5             98,425      Running

12        16          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          311                    127                                 90,883      Running

13        14          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               311                    124                                 80,275      Running

14        26          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             311                    121                               112,750      Running

15          2          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           311                    128           *    10           102,350      Running

16        27          21            Ken Schrader              Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford                         311                    115                                 95,389      Running

17        36          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      311                    112                                 65,075      Running

18        23          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           311                    109                                 91,808      Running

19        17          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           311                    106                                 99,325      Running

20        12          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    311                    103                               103,983      Running

21        39          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      311                    100                                 80,958      Running

22          9            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  311                      97                                 86,233      Running

23        11            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        310                      94                               102,291      Running

24          7            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                310                      91                               103,833      Running

25        31          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   310                      88                                 63,075      Running

26        28          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              310                      85                                 95,841      Running

27        41          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               309                      87           *      5             75,172      Running

28        30          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           309                      84           *      5             99,975      Running

29        29          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            308                      76                                 73,175      Running

30        33            4            Scott Wimmer              AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                  307                      73                                 65,525      Running

31        38          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            305                      70                                 72,400      Running

32        43          49    #      Brent Sherman            Serta Dodge                                                      305                      67                                 61,750      Running

33        35          95            Stanton Barrett            TheRaceSpace.com Chevrolet                         301                      64                                 62,575      Running

34          6          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 289                      61                                 61,500      Running

35        32          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         283                      58                                 87,720      Running

36          1            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        259                      60           *      5             84,425      Running

37        20          38            Elliott Sadler                 Pedigree/M&M’s Ford                                        247                      57           *      5             89,008      Running

38        24          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         229                      49                                 60,975      Running

39        13          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel My Circle Dodge                                       221                      46                               106,258      Accident

40        34          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    206                      43                                 68,700      Running

41        25            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Chevrolet                                           116                      40                                 60,560      Engine

42        42          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                       98                      37                                 60,435      Accident

43        40          02            Brandon Ash               Sprinter Trucking, Inc. Dodge                              98                      39           *      5             60,635      Transmission

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

Failed to qualify: (6) Chad Chaffin #34; Mike Garvey #51; Chad Blount #92; Kevin Lepage #61; Morgan Shepherd #89; Steve Portenga #52.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 104,000, Kevin Harvick won the Subway Fresh 500, posting his sixth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #20 Tony Stewart (tire change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 54 minutes, 51 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 107.063 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY: 2.774 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kyle Busch (133.744 mph, 26.917 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Mark Martin (No winner of bonus award for winning the race; rolls over to $15,000 at Talladega. ++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Greg Biffle

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Clint Bowyer

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Greg Zipadelli #20

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Greg Biffle (130.520 mph, Lap 232)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Talladega Superspeedway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Clint Bowyer

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Jeff Burton (28 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Greg Biffle (151 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 29 laps. 26-28 (Debris); 55-57 (Car #22-Accident, Turn 1); 89-92 (Car #10-Accident, Backstretch); 101-104 (Car #5 & 42-Accident, Turn 2; Car #01, 38, 45 & 55-Turn 4 [Red Flag - Lap 100 - 9:10]); 200-203 (Debris); 213-216 (Car #18 & 49-Accident, Turn 4); 224-230 (Car #4, 6, 8, 10, 12 & 45-Accident, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS: 20 lead changes among 11 drivers. Kyle Busch-pole, Greg Biffle 1-26, Brandon Ash 27, Biffle 28-47, Kyle Busch 48-54, Biffle 55-65, Mark Martin 66-88, Biffle 89, Elliott Sadler 90, Biffle 91-105, Martin 106-170, Clint Bowyer 171-172, Matt Kenseth 173, Dave Blaney 174-175, J.J. Yeley 176, Martin 177-199, Bowyer 200-217, Tony Stewart 218-223, Bowyer 224, Biffle 225-302, Kevin Harvick 303-312.

++Rollover money awarded at year’s end; amount not included in race winnings.

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Matt Kenseth                       1218          (1)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson                  1209          (2)

 3 –Kasey Kahne                       1167          (2)

 4 –Mark Martin                          1152          (0)

 5 –Tony Stewart                       1141          (1)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                          1045          (0)

 7 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                1045          (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                       1044          (1)

 9 –Kyle Busch                           1010          (0)

10–Casey Mears                          948          (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Clint Bowyer                                      85

Denny Hamlin                                   77

Martin Truex Jr.                                 74

J.J. Yeley                                          70

Reed Sorenson                                 66

David Stremme                                 55

Brent Sherman                                  38

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD                                 Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

Clint Bowyer                  (#  7)          1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Zipadelli               (#20)          2

Kenny Francis                (#  9)          1


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Greg Biffle                                         1

Jeff Burton                                         1

Kurt Busch                                         1

Kyle Busch                                         1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          2

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          2

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          2

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         56        4

Dodge                              49        3

Ford                                 47        1

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)            2

Jeff Burton                     (#31)            1

Tony Stewart                 (#20)            1


BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES

MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          7

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          4

Mark Martin                    (#  6)          2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Roush Yates                   (#17)          61

Hendrick                         (#48)          55

Evernham                      (#  9)          45

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          3

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          2

Mark Martin                    (#  6)          1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          3

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

Mark Martin                    (#  6)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          1

ABOVE are OFFICIAL RESULTS fron NASCAR(not nascar.com)


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 8
Unofficial Race Results for the Subway Fresh 500 - Sunday, April 23, 2006
Phoenix International Raceway - Phoenix, Ariz. - 1 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 312 Laps - 312.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Saturday, April 22, 2006 @ 01:02 AM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 15 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 312 185 5 $228,486 Running 1 10
2 3 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 312 175 5 $211,536 Running 1 6
3 4 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 312 170 5 $168,116 Running 1 1
4 5 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 312 160 $126,685 Running
5 8 07 Clint Bowyer # Sylvania Chevrolet 312 160 5 $122,325 Running 3 21
6 22 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 312 150 $124,189 Running
7 10 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 312 146 $127,111 Running
8 21 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 312 142 $117,661 Running
9 37 31 Jeff Burton Priosec OTC/cingular Wireless Chevrolet 312 138 $108,870 Running
10 19 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 312 134 $124,111 Running
11 18 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 311 135 5 $98,425 Running 3 111
12 16 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 311 127 $90,883 Running
13 14 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 311 124 $80,275 Running
14 26 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 311 121 $112,750 Running
15 2 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 311 128 10 $102,350 Running 6 151
16 27 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Genuine Parts Ford 311 115 $95,389 Running
17 36 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 311 112 $65,075 Running
18 23 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 311 109 $91,808 Running
19 17 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 311 106 $99,325 Running
20 12 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 311 103 $103,983 Running
21 39 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 311 100 $80,958 Running
22 9 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 311 97 $86,233 Running
23 11 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 310 94 $102,291 Running
24 7 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 310 91 $103,833 Running
25 31 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevrolet 310 88 $63,075 Running
26 28 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 310 85 $95,841 Running
27 41 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 309 87 5 $75,172 Running 1 2
28 30 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 309 84 5 $99,975 Running 1 1
29 29 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 308 76 $73,175 Running
30 33 4 Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust Chevrolet 307 73 $65,525 Running
31 38 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 305 70 $72,400 Running
32 43 49 Brent Sherman # Serta Dodge 305 67 $61,750 Running
33 35 95 Stanton Barrett TheRaceSpace.com Chevrolet 301 64 $62,575 Running
34 6 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Express Chevrolet 289 61 $61,500 Running
35 32 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 283 58 $87,720 Running
36 1 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet 259 60 5 $84,425 Running 1 7
37 20 38 Elliott Sadler Pedigree/M&M's Ford 247 57 5 $89,008 Running 1 1
38 24 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 229 49 $60,975 Running
39 13 12 Ryan Newman Alltel My Circle Dodge 221 46 $106,258 Accident
40 34 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 206 43 $68,700 Running
41 25 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Chevrolet 116 40 $60,560 Engine
42 42 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 98 37 $60,435 Accident
43 40 02 Brandon Ash Sprinter Trucking, Inc. Dodge 98 39 5 $60,635 Transmission 1 1
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 104,000, Kevin Harvick won the Subway Fresh 500, posting his sixth NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #20 Stewart (tire change).
Failed to Qualify (6) Chad Chaffin, #34; Mike Garvey, #51; Chad Blount, #92; Kevin Lepage, #61; Morgan Shepherd, #89; Steve Portenga, #52.
Time of Race 2 hours, 54 minutes, 51 seconds Average Speed 107.063 mph Margin of Victory 2.774 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 29 laps: Laps 26-28 (Debris); 55-57 (#22 accident turn 1); 89-92 (#10 accident backstretch); 101-104 (#5,42 accident turn two; #01,38,45,55 turn four); 200-203 (Debris); 213-216 (#18,49 accident turn 4); 224-230 (#4,6,8,10,12,45 accident turn 4).
Lead Changes 20 among 11 drivers: Ky. Busch (Pole); G. Biffle 1-26; B. Ash 27; G. Biffle 28-47; Ky. Busch 48-54; G. Biffle 55-65; M. Martin 66-88; G. Biffle 89; E. Sadler 90; G. Biffle 91-105; M. Martin 106-170; C. Bowyer 171-172; M. Kenseth 173; D. Blaney 174-175; J. Yeley 176; M. Martin 177-199; C. Bowyer 200-217; T. Stewart 218-223; C. Bowyer 224; G. Biffle 225-302; K. Harvick 303-312.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) M. Kenseth 1,218; (2) J. Johnson 1,209; (3) K. Kahne 1,167; (4) M. Martin 1,152; (5) T. Stewart 1,141; (6) J. Gordon 1,045; (7) D. Earnhardt Jr. 1,045; (8) K. Harvick 1,044; (9) Ky. Busch 1,010; (10) C. Mears 948.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Kyle Busch (133.744 mph)
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Select a Driver
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Mark Martin
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Clint Bowyer #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Clint Bowyer #
EA Sports Move of the Race Kevin Harvick
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kevin Harvick
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Greg Biffle
DIRECTV Crew Cheif of the Race Tony Stewart
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Greg Biffle, #16 (130.520 mph, Lap 232)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Kevin Harvick
USG Improving the Finish Jeff Burton, #31 (28 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Greg Biffle, #16 (151 Laps)



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