Texas Motor Speedway
April 9, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 7

SAMSUNG/RADIOSHACK 500

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Fort Worth, TexasApril 9, 2006

1.5-Mile Oval

501 M – 334 LPurse: $7,096,079

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                     Team                                                                  Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1            9            Kasey Kahne          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                  334                    185           *      5         $530,164      Running

 2           6          17            Matt Kenseth           Carhartt/DEWALT Ford                                         334                    175           *      5           362,491      Running

 3         40          20            Tony Stewart          The Home Depot Chevrolet                                   334                    175           *    10           286,386      Running

 4           8          11    #      Denny Hamlin          FedEx Express Chevrolet                                     334                    165           *      5           208,500      Running

 5         24          29            Kevin Harvick          Reese’s Caramel Cup Chevrolet                           334                    160           *      5           204,511      Running

 6         21          31            Jeff Burton              Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                  334                    150                               172,220      Running

 7         22          10            Scott Riggs              Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                             334                    146                               133,850      Running

 8           9            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.       Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                      334                    147           *      5           156,608      Running

 9           3            6            Mark Martin              AAA Ford                                                              334                    143           *      5           151,850      Running

10        10          43            Bobby Labonte        Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                             334                    134                               164,211      Running

11        16          48            Jimmie Johnson       Lowe's Chevrolet                                                  334                    130                               165,161      Running

12        15            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.   Budweiser Chevrolet                                            334                    127                               154,816      Running

13        13          41    #      Reed Sorenson       Target Dodge                                                        334                    124                               126,675      Running

14        20          42            Casey Mears           Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                        334                    121                               150,233      Running

15        26            5            Kyle Busch              Kellogg's/Delphi Chevrolet                                     334                    118                               129,725      Running

16        32          21            Ken Schrader          Motorcraft Ford                                                     334                    115                               140,089      Running

17        27          88            Dale Jarrett              UPS Ford                                                               334                    112                               143,350      Running

18          4          66            Jeff Green               Best Buy/San Disk Chevrolet                                334                    114           *      5           133,833      Running

19        12          07    #      Clint Bowyer           Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                          333                    106                               116,075      Running

20        29            7            Robby Gordon         Jim Beam Black Chevrolet                                     333                    103                               109,275      Running

21        28          40    #      David Stremme        Coors Light Dodge                                                333                    100                               127,033      Running

22        11          24            Jeff Gordon             DuPont Chevrolet                                                  332                      97                               148,411      Running

23        17          01            Joe Nemechek         U.S. Army Chevrolet                                             332                      94                               129,070      Running

24        36          96            Tony Raines            DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                          332                      91                                 97,075      Running

25        30          44            Terry Labonte         Kellogg's Chevrolet                                               332                      88                                 95,975      Running

26        42          55            Michael Waltrip        NAPA Dodge                                                         331                      85                               108,833      Running

27        39          32            Travis Kvapil           Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                          331                      82                               105,122      Running

28        43            4            Scott Wimmer          AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                      330                      79                                 94,075      Running

29        31          22            Dave Blaney            Caterpillar Dodge                                                   330                      76                                 92,475      Running

30        18          14            Sterling Marlin          CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet                                 329                      73                                 89,325      Running

31        34          19            Jeremy Mayfield      Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                  328                      70                               116,891      Running

32        35          61            Kevin Lepage          RoadLoans.com Ford                                            328                      67                                 85,800      Running

33        25          38            Elliott Sadler             M&M's Ford                                                           286                      69           *      5           113,558      Engine

34          7            2            Kurt Busch              Miller Lite Dodge                                                    286                      61                               124,633      Running

35          2          18    #      J.J. Yeley                Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                               270                      63           *      5           118,075      Running

36        37          99            Carl Edwards          Office Depot Ford                                                 256                      60           *      5           101,175      Accident

37        41          26            Jamie McMurray      Crown Royal Ford                                                 254                      52                               127,100      Running

38        23          51            Mike Garvey            Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Chevrolet      251                      49                                 79,125      Accident

39        19          45            Kyle Petty                Schwan's Home Service Dodge                           248                      46                                 87,000      Engine

40        14          12            Ryan Newman        Alltel Dodge                                                           200                      43                               124,283      Accident

41        38          74            Derrike Cope           MyGuardian911.com Dodge                                  169                      PE                                 78,760      Electrical

42          5          16            Greg Biffle               National Guard/Subway Ford                                 81                      42           *      5             98,860      Accident

43        33          25            Brian Vickers          GMAC Chevrolet                                                     24                      34                                 86,847      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Brent Sherman #49; Chad Blount #92; Kenny Wallace #78; Chad Chaffin #34; Stanton Barrett #95.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 189,000, Kasey Kahne posted his third NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #17 Matt Kenseth (engine change); #74 Derrike Cope (transmission change); #4 Scott Wimmer (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 37 minutes, 55 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 137.943 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY: 5.229 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (190.315 mph, 28.734 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Matt Kenseth (No winner of bonus award for winning the race; rolls over to $20,000 at Phoenix. ++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Mark Martin

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Denny Hamlin

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Kenny Francis #9

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Mark Martin (185.134 mph, Lap 3)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $50,000 at Phoenix International Raceway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Tony Stewart (37 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart (99 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 9 cautions for 43 laps. 65-68 (Debris); 83-89 (Car #16-Accident, Turn 3 [Red Lap 86-9:27]); 147-150 (Debris); 161-164 (Debris); 190-195 (Car #18-Accident, Turn 4); 202-205 (Car #12-Accident, Turn 1); 251-254 (Oil on track); 258-263 (Car #99-Accident, Turn 2); 314-317 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 22 lead changes among 12 drivers. Kasey Kahne-pole, Mark Martin 1-11, Greg Biffle 12-56, Jeff Green 57, Kevin Harvick 58, Martin Truex Jr. 59-60, Biffle 61-64, Kahne 65-68, J.J. Yeley 69-70, Kahne 71-90, Denny Hamlin 91, Tony Stewart 92-146, Carl Edwards 147, Hamlin 148-158, Matt Kenseth 159-161, Elliott Sadler 162, Edwards 163-166, Kenseth 167-177, Hamlin 178-206, Edwards 207-251, Kahne 252-263, Stewart 264-307, Kahne 308-334.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10

                                                             (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson              1063          (2)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                   1048          (1)

 3 –Kasey Kahne                   1017          (2)

 4 –Mark Martin                      1017          (0)

 5 –Tony Stewart                     966          (1)

 6 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.              951          (0)

 7 –Kyle Busch                         950          (0)

 8 –Jeff Gordon                        911          (0)

 9 –Kevin Harvick                     859          (0)

10–Casey Mears                      845          (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                   71

Clint Bowyer                                      68

Martin Truex Jr.                                 64

Reed Sorenson                                 61

J.J. Yeley                                          61

David Stremme                                 47

Brent Sherman                                  31

 

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

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kenny Francis                (#  9)          1

Greg Zipadelli               (#20)          1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Greg Biffle                                         1

Jeff Burton                                         1

Kurt Busch                                         1

Jimmie Johnson                                1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          2

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          2

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          1

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         47        3

Dodge                              45        3

Ford                                 41        1

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)            2

Bobby Labonte              (#43)            1

Tony Stewart                 (#20)            1


BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES

MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          7

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          4

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Roush Yates                   (#17)          48

Hendrick                         (#48)          46

Evernham                      (#  9)          35

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          3

Mark Martin                    (#  6)          1

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

Mark Martin                    (#  6)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 7
Unofficial Race Results for the Samsung/RadioShack 500 - Sunday, April 9, 2006
Texas Motor Speedway - Ft. Worth, Texas - 1.5 Mile Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 334 Laps - 501.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, April 9, 2006 @ 06:52 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 334 185 5 $530,164 Running 5 64
2 6 17 Matt Kenseth Carhartt/DEWALT Ford 334 175 5 $362,491 Running 2 14
3 40 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 334 175 10 $286,386 Running 2 99
4 8 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Express Chevrolet 334 165 5 $208,500 Running 3 41
5 24 29 Kevin Harvick Reeses Caramel Cup Chevrolet 334 160 5 $204,511 Running 1 1
6 21 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 334 150 $172,220 Running
7 22 10 Scott Riggs Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge 334 146 $133,850 Running
8 9 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 334 147 5 $156,608 Running 1 2
9 3 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 334 143 5 $151,850 Running 1 11
10 10 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 334 134 $164,211 Running
11 16 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 334 130 $165,161 Running
12 15 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 334 127 $154,816 Running
13 13 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 334 124 $126,675 Running
14 20 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 334 121 $150,233 Running
15 26 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/Delphi Chevrolet 334 118 $129,725 Running
16 32 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Ford 334 115 $140,089 Running
17 27 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 334 112 $143,350 Running
18 4 66 Jeff Green Best Buy/San Disk Chevrolet 334 114 5 $133,833 Running 1 1
19 12 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniels Chevrolet 333 106 $116,075 Running
20 29 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Black Chevrolet 333 103 $109,275 Running
21 28 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 333 100 $127,033 Running
22 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 332 97 $148,411 Running
23 17 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 332 94 $129,070 Running
24 36 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 332 91 $97,075 Running
25 30 44 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet 332 88 $95,975 Running
26 42 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 331 85 $108,833 Running
27 39 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 331 82 $105,122 Running
28 43 4 Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust Chevrolet 330 79 $94,075 Running
29 31 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 330 76 $92,475 Running
30 18 14 Sterling Marlin CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet 329 73 $89,325 Running
31 34 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 328 70 $116,891 Running
32 35 61 Kevin Lepage RoadLoans.com Ford 328 67 $85,800 Running
33 25 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 286 69 5 $113,558 Engine 1 1
34 7 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 286 61 $124,633 Running
35 2 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 270 63 5 $118,075 Running 1 2
36 37 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 256 60 5 $101,175 Accident 3 50
37 41 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 254 52 $127,100 Running
38 23 51 Mike Garvey Marathon AmericanSpirit MtrOil Chevrolet 251 49 $79,125 Accident
39 19 45 Kyle Petty Schwan's Home Service Dodge 248 46 $87,000 Engine
40 14 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 200 43 $124,283 Accident
41 38 74 Derrike Cope MyGuardian911.com Dodge 169 PE PE $78,760 Electrical
42 5 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 81 42 5 $98,860 Accident 2 49
43 33 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 24 34 $86,847 Engine
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 189,000, Kasey Kahne won the Samsung/RadioShack 500, posting his third 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: #17 Kenseth (engine change); #74 Cope (transmission change); #4 Wimmer (transmission change).
Failed to Qualify (5) Brent Sherman #, #49; Chad Blount, #92; Kenny Wallace, #78; Chad Chaffin, #34; Stanton Barrett, #95.
Time of Race 3 hours, 37 minutes, 55 seconds Average Speed 137.943 mph Margin of Victory 5.229 Seconds
Caution Flags 9 for 43 laps: Laps 65-68 (Debris); 83-89 (#16 accident turn 3 [Red Lap 86-9:27]); 147-150 (Debris); 161-164 (Debris); 190-195 (#18 accident turn 4); 202-205 (#12 accident turn 1); 251-254 (Oil on track); 258-263 (#99 accident turn 2); 314-317 (Debris).
Lead Changes 22 among 12 drivers: K. Kahne (Pole); M. Martin 1-11; G. Biffle 12-56; J. Green 57; K. Harvick 58; M. Truex Jr. 59-60; G. Biffle 61-64; K. Kahne 65-68; J. Yeley 69-70; K. Kahne 71-90; D. Hamlin 91; T. Stewart 92-146; C. Edwards 147; D. Hamlin 148-158; M. Kenseth 159-161; E. Sadler 162; C. Edwards 163-166; M. Kenseth 167-177; D. Hamlin 178-206; C. Edwards 207-251; K. Kahne 252-263; T. Stewart 264-307; K. Kahne 308-334.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 1,063; (2) M. Kenseth 1,048; (3) K. Kahne 1,017; (4) M. Martin 1,017; (5) T. Stewart 966; (6) D. Earnhardt Jr. 951; (7) Ky. Busch 950; (8) J. Gordon 911; (9) K. Harvick 859; (10) C. Mears 845.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Kasey Kahne (190.315 mph)
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Matt Kenseth
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Denny Hamlin #
EA Sports Move of the Race Kasey Kahne
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kevin Harvick
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Mark Martin
DIRECTV Crew Cheif of the Race Kenny Francis, Crew Chief #9
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Mark Martin, #6 (185.134 mph, Lap 3)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Kasey Kahne
USG Improving the Finish Tony Stewart, #20 (37 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Tony Stewart, #20 (99 Laps)



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