Michigan International Speedway
August 20, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 23

GFS MARKETPLACE 400

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Brooklyn, Mich.Aug. 20, 2006

2 Mile Oval

400 M – 200 LPurse: $5,028,926

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                     Team                                                                  Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           3          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   200                    190           *    10         $221,091      Running

 2         12          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              200                    175           *      5           161,061      Running

 3         33          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               200                    165                               159,736      Running

 4         15            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                    160                               131,439      Running

 5         14            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          200                    155                               103,650      Running

 6         17            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        200                    155           *      5           137,116      Running

 7           6          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           200                    146                                 99,850      Running

 8         28          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    200                    142                                 93,225      Running

 9           9          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Freight Chevrolet                                    200                    138                                 81,175      Running

10          2          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                    134                               119,416      Running

11          5          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              200                    130                               117,661      Running

12        24            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Energizer Chevrolet                           200                    127                                 78,800      Running

13          8          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              200                    124                               123,586      Running

14        23          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         200                    121                                 77,700      Running

15        27          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               200                    118                                 86,300      Running

16          7          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    200                    115                               110,633      Running

17        40          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             200                    117           *      5           119,150      Running

18        21          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                              200                    109                               102,939      Running

19        25          43            Bobby Labonte            Fruity Cheerios Dodge                                      200                    106                               112,261      Running

20        36          15            Paul Menard                Menards Chevrolet                                            200                    103                                 72,475      Running

21        30          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      200                    100                                 94,558      Running

22        20          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             200                    102           *      5             90,750      Running

23        22          55            Michael Waltrip            Domino's Pizza Brownie Squares Dodge         200                      94                                 91,233      Running

24        19          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               200                      91                                 87,983      Running

25          4          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       200                      93           *      5           115,783      Running

26        13          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         200                      85                               110,395      Running

27        35          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy/Haas Automation Chevrolet               200                      82                                 92,493      Running

28        32          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            200                      79                                 90,132      Running

29        10          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          199                      76                                 72,400      Running

30        18            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  199                      73                                 80,325      Running

31        42          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       199                      75           *      5             77,200      Running

32        41          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      199                      67                                 69,125      Running

33        29          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Dowhhome Punch Chevrolet       197                      69           *      5             78,000      Engine

34        34          74            Derrike Cope               Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge        197                      61                                 68,950      Running

35        43          00            Hermie Sadler              MBA Motorsports Chevrolet                              197                      63           *      5             68,800      Running

36        37          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           166                      55                               100,825      Engine

37        31          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Husqvarna Chevrolet                                        158                      52                               103,275      Accident

38        26          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Dark Ford                                               145                      49                                 96,508      Running

39        11            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/Delphi Chevrolet                                 132                      51           *      5             86,540      Running

40        16            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                127                      48           *      5           109,523      Accident

41        39          49            Kevin Lepage              LoansDepot.com Dodge                                    103                      40                                 68,440      Accident

42          1          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                17                      37                               100,530      Engine

43        38          06            Todd Kluever               3M Performance Finish Ford                               10                      34                                 67,797      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Scott Wimmer #4; Mike Skinner #34; Chad Chaffin #61; Kenny Wallace #78.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Matt Kenseth won the GFS Marketplace 400, posting his 13th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #38 Gilliland (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 57 minutes, 39 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  135.097 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .622 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Jeff Burton (187.936 mph, 38.311 secs.)

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

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Joe Nemechek (230.171 seconds)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Elliott Sadler

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Robbie Reiser (crew chief for Matt Kenseth)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Matt Kenseth (179.283 mph, Lap 165)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $30,000 at Bristol Motor Speedway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Reed Sorenson

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Tony Stewart (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth (87 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 36 laps. 6-8 (Car #7-Spin, Turn 4); 12-14 (Car #06 & 40-Accident, Backstretch); 23-25 (Car #29-Spin, Turn 4); 43-48 (Car #5-Accident, Turn 2); 54-56 (Debris); 63-65 (Debris); 115-119 (Car #2-Spin, Turn 2); 131-134 (Car #2-Accident, Turn 3); 142-144 (Debris); 161-163 (Car #18-Accident, Turn 3).

LAP LEADERS: 26 lead changes among 11 drivers. Jeff Burton-pole, Ryan Newman 1-8, Matt Kenseth 9-23, Jamie McMurray 24-31, Kyle Busch 32-34, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 35-43, Kyle Petty 44, Hermie Sadler 45-46, Carl Edwards 47-48, Jeff Gordon 49-51, Edwards 52, J. Gordon 53-56, Kurt Busch 57, Edwards 58-84, Earnhardt 85-92, Edwards 93-94, Earnhardt 95-105, Kenseth 106-110, J. Gordon 111-115, Earnhardt 116-125, Kenseth 126, Earnhardt 127-128, Kenseth 129-161, Clint Bowyer 162-164, Kenseth 165, Bowyer 166-168, Kenseth 169-200.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                  3365          (4)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                       3307          (3)

 3 –Kevin Harvick                       3048          (2)

 4 –Mark Martin                          2970          (0)

 5 –Tony Stewart                       2959          (2)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                          2931          (2)

 7 –Kyle Busch                           2922          (1)

 8 –Denny Hamlin                      2920          (2)

 9 –Jeff Burton                           2916          (0)

10–Dale Earnhardt Jr.                2881          (1)

 

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

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        4

Kyle Busch                         (#  5)        4

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        4

Mike Ford                           (#11)        4

Ken Francis                        (#  9)        3

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Burton         4      Kyle Busch             1

Kasey Kahne     4      Jimmie Johnson    1

Kurt Busch         3      Scott Riggs            1

Greg Biffle         2      Elliott Sadler         1

Denny Hamlin    2      Boris Said              1

Ryan Newman   2

 


WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        5

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 237

Clint Bowyer                                    190

Reed Sorenson                               181

Martin Truex Jr.                               161

J.J. Yeley                                        157

David Stremme                               136

Brent Sherman                                  41

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          6

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          6

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          5

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       174        14

Ford                               134          4

Dodge                            129          5

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)          4

Casey Mears                  (#42)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2


BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                         (#20)    12

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                  (#  8)      9

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)      9

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Hendrick                                 (#48)    144

Roush Yates                           (#17)    128

Danny Lawrence                    (#31)    117

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                                  Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        6

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        3

Jeff Gordon                            (#24)        2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        5

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

Jeff Burton                             (#31)        4

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                              Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson                    (#48)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        3


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 23
Unofficial Race Results for the GFS Marketplace 400 - Sunday, August 20, 2006
Michigan International Speedway - Brooklyn, Mich. - 2 Mile Banked Asphalt
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, August 20, 2006 @ 06:29 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 3 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 200 190 10 $221,091 Running 6 87
2 12 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 200 175 5 $161,061 Running 3 12
3 33 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 200 165 $159,736 Running
4 15 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 160 $131,439 Running
5 14 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 200 155 $103,650 Running
6 17 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 200 155 5 $137,116 Running 5 40
7 6 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 200 146 $99,850 Running
8 28 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 200 142 $93,225 Running
9 9 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Freight Chevrolet 200 138 $81,175 Running
10 2 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 134 $119,416 Running
11 5 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 200 130 $117,661 Running
12 24 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Energizer Chevrolet 200 127 $78,800 Running
13 8 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 200 124 $123,586 Running
14 23 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 200 121 $77,700 Running
15 27 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 200 118 $86,300 Running
16 7 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 200 115 $110,633 Running
17 40 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 200 117 5 $119,150 Running 1 8
18 21 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 200 109 $102,939 Running
19 25 43 Bobby Labonte Fruity Cheerios Dodge 200 106 $112,261 Running
20 36 15 Paul Menard Menards Chevrolet 200 103 $72,475 Running
21 30 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 200 100 $94,558 Running
22 20 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 200 102 5 $90,750 Running 4 32
23 22 55 Michael Waltrip Domino's Pizza Brownie Squares Dodge 200 94 $91,233 Running
24 19 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 200 91 $87,983 Running
25 4 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 200 93 5 $115,783 Running 1 8
26 13 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 200 85 $110,395 Running
27 35 66 Jeff Green Best Buy/Haas Automation Chevrolet 200 82 $92,493 Running
28 32 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 200 79 $90,132 Running
29 10 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 199 76 $72,400 Running
30 18 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 199 73 $80,325 Running
31 42 45 Kyle Petty Marathon AmericanSpirit MtrOil Dodge 199 75 5 $77,200 Running 1 1
32 41 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 199 67 $69,125 Running
33 29 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniel's Dowhhome Punch Chevrolet 197 69 5 $78,000 Engine 2 6
34 34 74 Derrike Cope Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge 197 61 $68,950 Running
35 43 00 Hermie Sadler TBA Chevrolet 197 63 5 $68,800 Running 1 2
36 37 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 166 55 $100,825 Engine
37 31 18 J.J. Yeley # Husqvarna Chevrolet 158 52 $103,275 Accident
38 26 38 David Gilliland M&M's Dark Ford 145 49 $96,508 Running
39 11 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/Delphi Chevrolet 132 51 5 $86,540 Running 1 3
40 16 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 127 48 5 $109,523 Accident 1 1
41 39 49 Kevin Lepage LoansDepot.com Dodge 103 40 $68,440 Accident
42 1 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 17 37 $100,530 Engine
43 38 06 Todd Kluever 3M Performance Finish Ford 10 34 $67,797 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Matt Kenseth won the GFS Marketplace 400, posting his 13th 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: #38 Gilliland (backup car).
Failed to Qualify (4) Scott Wimmer, #4; Mike Skinner, #34; Chad Chaffin, #61; Kenny Wallace, #78.
Time of Race 2 hours, 57 minutes, 39 seconds Average Speed 135.097 mph Margin of Victory 0.622 seconds
Caution Flags 10 for 36 laps: Laps 6-8 (#7 spun turn 4); 12-14 (#06,40 accident backstretch); 23-25 (#29 spun turn 4); 43-48 (#5 accident turn 2); 54-56 (Debris); 63-65 (Debris); 115-119 (#2 spun turn 2); 131-134 (#2 accident turn 3); 142-144 (Debris); 161-163 (#18 accident turn 3).
Lead Changes 26 among 11 drivers: J. Burton (Pole); R. Newman 1-8; M. Kenseth 9-23; J. McMurray 24-31; Ky. Busch 32-34; D. Earnhardt Jr. 35-43; K. Petty 44; H. Sadler 45-46; C. Edwards 47-48; J. Gordon 49-51; C. Edwards 52; J. Gordon 53-56; Ku. Busch 57; C. Edwards 58-84; D. Earnhardt Jr. 85-92; C. Edwards 93-94; D. Earnhardt Jr. 95-105; M. Kenseth 106-110; J. Gordon 111-115; D. Earnhardt Jr. 116-125; M. Kenseth 126; D. Earnhardt Jr. 127-128; M. Kenseth 129-161; C. Bowyer 162-164; M. Kenseth 165; C. Bowyer 166-168; M. Kenseth 169-200.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 3,365; (2) M. Kenseth 3,307; (3) K. Harvick 3,048; (4) M. Martin 2,970; (5) T. Stewart 2,959; (6) J. Gordon 2,931; (7) Ky. Busch 2,922; (8) D. Hamlin 2,920; (9) J. Burton 2,916; (10) D. Earnhardt Jr. 2,881.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Jeff Burton (187.936 mph)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Reed Sorenson #
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Dale Earnhardt Jr.
EA Sports Move of the Race Matt Kenseth
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Joe Nemechek
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Elliott Sadler
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Dale Earnhardt Jr.
DIRECTV Crew Cheif of the Race Robbie Reiser, #17 Crew Chief
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Matt Kenseth, #17 (179.283 mph, Lap 165)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Matt Kenseth
USG Improving the Finish Tony Stewart, #20 (30 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Matt Kenseth, #17 (87 Laps)



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