Daytona International Speedway
February 19, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 1

DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Daytona Beach, Fla.Feb. 19, 2006

2.5-Mile Paved Oval

500 M – 200 LPurse: $18,029,052

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           9          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              203                    185           *      5      $1,505,124      Running

 2         14          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    203                    170                            1,095,766      Running

 3         18          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       203                    170           *      5           796,116      Running

 4           3          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       203                    165           *      5           684,076      Running

 5         15          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               203                    160           *      5           537,944      Running

 6         37          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                     203                    150                               411,683      Running

 7         35          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               203                    151           *      5           347,583      Running

 8           7            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        203                    152           *    10           377,694      Running

 9         23          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie/Motorcraft/USAF Ford                  203                    138                               328,897      Running

10        25          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           203                    134                               326,983      Running

11        27            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              203                    130                               307,347      Running

12        10            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          203                    132           *      5           292,383      Running

13        20            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Chevrolet                                           203                    124                               269,558      Running

14        28          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              203                    126           *      5           302,244      Running

15        11          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 203                    123           *      5           302,549      Running

16        19            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  203                    115                               297,816      Running

17        43          96            Terry Labonte             DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      203                    112                               268,558      Running

18        30          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     203                    109                               274,241      Running

19        33          36            Bill Elliott                       Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet                       203                    111           *      5           257,758      Running

20        42          27            Kirk Shelmerdine         Kirk Shelmerdine Chevrolet                               203                    103                               272,008      Running

21        29          49    #      Brent Sherman            Serta Dodge                                                      203                    100                               274,766      Running

22        34          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               203                      97                               271,241      Running

23          4            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           203                      99           *      5           281,833      Running

24        24          09            Mike Wallace               Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                203                      91                               266,533      Running

25        31          61            Kevin Lepage              AMP Energy Drink Ford                                     203                      93           *      5           254,683      Running

26          2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              203                      90           *      5           334,879      Running

27        40          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide Chevrolet                                                   203                      87           *      5           265,455      Running

28        32          40    #      David Stremme            Lonestar Dodge                                                203                      79                               263,358      Running

29        22          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    203                      76                               262,908      Running

30        17          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 203                      73                               254,833      Running

31        16          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          203                      75           *      5           258,758      Running

32          1          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              202                      72           *      5           302,603      Running

33        38          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         200                      64                               279,453      Running

34        39          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          200                      61                               248,713      Running

35          8          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         197                      58                               294,674      Accident

36        26          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              197                      55                               278,049      Running

37          6          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             196                      57           *      5           287,183      Accident

38        13            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                187                      54           *      5           280,366      Accident

39        12          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            173                      46                               256,833      Running

40        41          00            Hermie Sadler              Aaron’s Ford                                                     169                      43                               245,633      Engine

41        36          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           157                      40                               279,833      Running

42        21          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           156                      37                               253,153      Running

43          5          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                               78                      34                               269,882      Accident

*Prize money includes race winnings from the Gatorade Duel at Daytona.

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

Failed to qualify: (15) Scott Riggs #10; Kenny Wallace #78; Scott Wimmer #4; Mike Skinner #23; Derrike Cope #74; Larry Gunselman #52; Chad Blount #37; Anthony Foyt IV #50; Andy Belmont #59; Randy LaJoie #64; Morgan Shepherd #89; Chad Chaffin #92; Carl Long #80; Paul Menard #15; Stanton Barrett #95.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of more than 200,000 people, Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500, posting his 19th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory and his first at Daytona. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #14 Sterling Marlin (back-up car); #43 Bobby Labonte (engine change); #01 Joe Nemechek (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 33 minutes, 26 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 142.667 mph                      MARGIN OF VICTORY: Under caution

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet (189.151 mph, 47.581 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet++

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Jeff Burton, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD: Jeff Burton, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, Alltel Dodge

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $10,000 at California++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Clint Bowyer, Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet

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

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD: Clint Bowyer, Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet

CAUTION FLAGS: 11 cautions for 39 laps. 18-20 (Debris); 49-51 (Debris); 80-84 (Car #01, 18, 45, 66, 88 & 99-Accident, Turn 3); 92-95 (Debris); 108-111 (Car #17-Accident, Turn 3); 125-128 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 2); 156-159 (Debris); 177-180 (Car #32-Accident, Turn 2); 188-190 (Car #2, 14, 24 & 26-Accident, Backstretch); 198-201 (Car #26, 31 & 11-Accident, Backstretch); 203 (Car #16-Accident, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS: 32 lead changes among 18 drivers. Jeff Burton 1-18, Elliott Sadler 19-23, Jeff Gordon 24, Matt Kenseth 25-26, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 27, Tony Stewart 28-47, Jamie McMurray 48, Ryan Newman 49-57, Kenseth 58-80, Kurt Busch 81, Travis Kvapil 82, Kenseth 83-84, Kevin Harvick 85, Earnhardt 86-90, Kenseth 91, Earnhardt 92-103, Mark Martin 104-107, Jimmie Johnson 108, Earnhardt 109-112, Greg Biffle 113, Earnhardt 114-115, Kyle Busch 116-120, Johnson 121-125, Bill Elliott 126, Mark Martin 127-141, Earnhardt 142-143, Brian Vickers 144-155, Johnson 156, Kevin Lepage 157, Earnhardt 158-163, Newman 164-177, Vickers 178-186, Johnson 187-203.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10

                                                           (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 185            (1)

 2 –Casey Mears                     170            (0)

 3 –Ryan Newman                  170            (0)

 4 –Elliott Sadler                       165            (0)

 5 –Tony Stewart                    160            (0)

 6 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.             152            (0)

 7 –Brian Vickers                    151            (0)

 8 –Clint Bowyer                     150            (0)

 9 –Ken Schrader                    138            (0)

10–Dale Jarrett                        134            (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts     Wins

Chevrolet                           9        1

Dodge                                6        0

Ford                                   4        0

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                 (#07)           1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Burton                                        1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Clint Bowyer                                     16

Martin Truex Jr.                                10

Brent Sherman                                   9

David Stremme                                   8

Reed Sorenson                                  7

Denny Hamlin                                      6

J.J. Yeley                                            5

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)         1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         1

 


BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES

MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                        (#48)         15

E. Elliott                          (#42)         14

Penske                          (#12)         13

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #      Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         1


NEXT EVENT: Feb. 26 – Auto Club 500, California Speedway, Fontana, Calif. (500 M) (250 L)

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (3/12/06)  


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 1
Unofficial Race Results for the Daytona 500 - Sunday, February 19, 2006
Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Fla. - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 203 Laps - 507.500 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, February 19, 2006 @ 07:41 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 203 185 5 $1,505,124 Running 4 24
2 14 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 203 170 $1,095,766 Running
3 18 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 203 170 5 $796,116 Running 2 23
4 3 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 203 165 5 $684,076 Running 1 5
5 15 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 203 160 5 $537,944 Running 1 20
6 37 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 203 150 $411,683 Running
7 35 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 203 151 5 $347,583 Running 2 21
8 7 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 203 152 10 $377,694 Running 7 32
9 23 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie/Motorcraft/USAF Ford 203 138 $328,897 Running
10 25 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 203 134 $326,983 Running
11 27 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 203 130 $307,347 Running
12 10 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 203 132 5 $292,383 Running 2 19
13 20 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Chevrolet 203 124 $269,558 Running
14 28 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 203 126 5 $302,244 Running 1 1
15 11 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 203 123 5 $302,549 Running 4 28
16 19 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 203 115 $297,816 Running
17 43 96 Terry Labonte DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 203 112 $268,558 Running
18 30 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 203 109 $274,241 Running
19 33 36 Bill Elliott Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet 203 111 5 $257,758 Running 1 1
20 42 27 Kirk Shelmerdine TBA Chevrolet 203 103 $272,008 Running
21 29 49 Brent Sherman # Serta Dodge 203 100 $274,766 Running
22 34 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 203 97 $271,241 Running
23 4 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevrolet 203 99 5 $281,833 Running 1 5
24 24 09 Mike Wallace Miccosukee Resort Dodge 203 91 $266,533 Running
25 31 61 Kevin Lepage AMP Energy Drink Ford 203 93 5 $254,683 Running 1 1
26 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 203 90 5 $334,879 Running 1 1
27 40 32 Travis Kvapil Tide Chevrolet 203 87 5 $265,455 Running 1 1
28 32 40 David Stremme # Lonestar Dodge 203 79 $263,358 Running
29 22 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 203 76 $262,908 Running
30 17 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Express Chevrolet 203 73 $254,833 Running
31 16 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 203 75 5 $258,758 Running 1 1
32 1 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 202 72 5 $302,603 Running 1 18
33 38 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 200 64 $279,453 Running
34 39 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 200 61 $248,713 Running
35 8 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 197 58 $294,674 Accident
36 26 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 197 55 $278,049 Running
37 6 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 196 57 5 $287,183 Accident 1 1
38 13 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 187 54 5 $280,366 Accident 1 1
39 12 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 173 46 $256,833 Running
40 41 00 Hermie Sadler Aaron's Ford 169 43 $245,633 Engine
41 36 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 157 40 $279,833 Running
42 21 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 156 37 $253,153 Running
43 5 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 78 34 $269,882 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 175,000, Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500, posting his 19th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Series victory and his first at Daytona. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #14 Marlin (back up car); #43 B. Labonte (engine change); #01 Nemechek (engine change).
Time of Race 3 hours, 33 minutes, 26 seconds Average Speed 142.667 mph Margin of Victory Under Caution
Caution Flags 11 for 39 laps: Laps 18-20 (Debris); 49-51 (Debris); 80-84 (#01,18,45,66,88,99 accident turn 3); 92-95 (Debris); 108-111 (#17 accident turn 3); 125-128 (#7 accident 2); 156-159 (Debris); 177-180 (#32 accident turn 2); 188-190 (#2,14,24,26 accident backstretch); 198-201 (#26,31,11 accident backstretch); 203-203 (#16 accident turn 4).
Lead Changes 32 among 18 drivers: J. Burton 1-18; E. Sadler 19-23; J. Gordon 24; M. Kenseth 25-26; D. Earnhardt Jr. 27; T. Stewart 28-47; J. McMurray 48; R. Newman 49-57; M. Kenseth 58-80; K. Busch 81; T. Kvapil 82; M. Kenseth 83-84; K. Harvick 85; D. Earnhardt Jr. 86-90; M. Kenseth 91; D. Earnhardt Jr. 92-103; M. Martin 104-107; J. Johnson 108; D. Earnhardt Jr. 109-112; G. Biffle 113; D. Earnhardt Jr. 114-115; K. Busch 116-120; J. Johnson 121-125; B. Elliott 126; M. Martin 127-141; D. Earnhardt Jr. 142-143; B. Vickers 144-155; J. Johnson 156; K. Lepage 157; D. Earnhardt Jr. 158-163; R. Newman 164-177; B. Vickers 178-186; J. Johnson 187-203.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 185; (2) C. Mears 170; (3) R. Newman 170; (4) E. Sadler 165; (5) T. Stewart 160; (6) D. Earnhardt Jr. 152; (7) B. Vickers 151; (8) C. Bowyer 150; (9) K. Schrader 138; (10) D. Jarrett 134.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Jeff Burton (189.151 mph)
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Clint Bowyer #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Jimmie Johnson
EA Sports Move of the Race Jimmie Johnson
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Ryan Newman
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Jeff Burton
Goodyear Gator back Fastest Lap Jeff Burton, #31 (189.426 mph, Lap 4)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Jimmie Johnson
USG Improving the Finish Clint Bowyer, #07 (31 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Dale Earnhardt Jr, #8 (32 Laps)



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