Daytona International Speedway
July 1, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 17

PEPSI 400

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Daytona Beach, Fla.July 1, 2006

2.5-Mile Oval

400 M – 160 LPurse: $6,074,820

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           2          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               160                    190           *    10         $369,586      Running

 2         14            5            Kyle Busch                  Cheez-It/Kellogg’s Chevrolet                             160                    170                               210,525      Running

 3         16            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                160                    165                               196,233      Running

 4           1          60            Boris Said                    Sobe-No Fear Ford                                           160                    165           *      5           143,900      Running

 5         10          17            Matt Kenseth               R&L Carriers Ford                                             160                    160           *      5           165,391      Running

 6         13          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       160                    150                               144,083      Running

 7         40          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    160                    146                               150,833      Running

 8         26          26            Jamie McMurray          Smirnoff Ice Ford                                              160                    142                               148,475      Running

 9         32          29            Kevin Harvick              Hershey’s/GM Goodwrench Chevrolet             160                    143           *      5           140,386      Running

10        30          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                      160                    134                               114,875      Running

11        23          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       160                    130                               140,083      Running

12        31          21            Ken Schrader              U.S. Air Force Ford                                           160                    127                               125,464      Running

13        35            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        160                    129           *      5           134,716      Running

14        25            7            Robby Gordon             Harrah’s Chevrolet                                            160                    126           *      5             97,475      Running

15        39          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              160                    118                               122,920      Running

16          3          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            160                    120           *      5           121,658      Running

17          6          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Home Delivery Chevrolet                        160                    112                                 93,700      Running

18        17          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               160                    114           *      5           100,875      Running

19          5          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         160                    106                               118,370      Running

20        28          10            Scott Riggs                  Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                         160                    103                                 93,425      Running

21        21          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      160                    100                                 90,900      Running

22          7          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           160                    102           *      5           121,700      Running

23        18          09            Mike Wallace               Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                160                      94                                 86,700      Running

24        20          14            Sterling Marlin              Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet                       160                      91                               104,383      Running

25        38            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              160                      88                               121,689      Running

26        36          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy/Yellow Freight Chevrolet                   160                      85                               109,383      Running

27        41          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               160                      82                                 97,833      Running

28        33          45            Kyle Petty                    Tire Kingdom Dodge                                          160                      79                               102,597      Running

29          8            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  160                      81           *      5             90,325      Running

30        15          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      160                      73                                 82,650      Running

31        12          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           160                      75           *      5           102,175      Running

32          9          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s/SeaWorld-Shamu Chevrolet                 160                      67                               130,386      Running

33        24            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          160                      64                               100,675      Running

34        37          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    160                      66           *      5             89,600      Running

35        43          61            Chad Chaffin               Taco Bell Chevrolet                                           159                      58                                 81,450      Running

36        42          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              159                      55                               111,291      Running

37        11          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           158                      57           *      5           115,700      Running

38        19          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     158                      49                                 80,975      Running

39        29          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             156                      51           *      5           100,650      Running

40          4          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet                                     154                      48           *      5           129,036      Accident

41        22          00            Hermie Sadler              Aaron’s Dream Machine Ford                           154                      40                                 80,575      Running

42        34          43            Bobby Labonte            Pillsbury/Cinnabon Dodge                                 146                      37                               117,411      Accident

43        27          27            Kirk Shelmerdine         Catdaddy Chevrolet                                            28                      34                                 80,681      Rear End

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Scott Wimmer #4; Kevin Lepage #49; Kenny Wallace #78; Chad Blount #34; Kertus Davis #72.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 150,000, Tony Stewart won the Pepsi 400, posting his 26th 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: #55 Waltrip (unapproved impound adjustment); #9 Kahne (unapproved impound adjustment).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 36 minutes, 43 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  153.143 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  Under caution

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Boris Said (186.143 mph, 48.350 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (Also gets $5,000 bonus for winning race. ++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Tony Stewart

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Tony Stewart

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Greg Zipadelli (crew chief for Tony Stewart)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Tony Stewart

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Tony Stewart (188.422 mph, Lap 6)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kurt Busch

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $90,000 at Chicagoland Speedway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Clint Bowyer

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Tony Stewart

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Casey Mears (33 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart (86 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 6 cautions for 19 laps. 9-11 (Debris on backstretch); 17-20 (Car #31-Spin, Turn 2); 89-92 (Debris on backstretch); 148-151 (Car #43 & 48-Accident, Turn 3); 155-157 (Car #6, 16, 18, 24 & 99-Accident, Turn 2); 160-160 (Debris in Turn 3).

LAP LEADERS: 29 lead changes among 15 drivers. Boris Said (Pole), Tony Stewart 1-9, Martin Truex Jr. 10-12, Greg Biffle 13, Jeff Gordon 14-24, Matt Kenseth 25, J. Gordon 26-32, Stewart 33-44, Carl Edwards 45, Robby Gordon 46-48, Dale Jarrett 49, R. Gordon 50, Reed Sorenson 51, David Stremme 52, Stewart 53-80, Edwards 81, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 82-85, Stremme 86, J. Gordon 87-89, Earnhardt Jr. 90-93, J.J. Yeley 94, J. Gordon 95-99, Brian Vickers 100-110, Stewart 111-123, J. Gordon 124, Kevin Harvick 125, Vickers 126-127, Stewart 128-148, Said 149-157, Stewart 158-160.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                  2501          (3)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                       2493          (2)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                2234          (1)

 4 –Kasey Kahne                       2209          (4)

 5 –Tony Stewart                       2202          (2)

 6 –Mark Martin                          2177          (0)

 7 –Jeff Burton                           2152          (0)

 8 –Kyle Busch                           2095          (0)

 9–Kevin Harvick                        2088          (1)

10–Denny Hamlin                      2048          (1)

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        4

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        3

Elliott Sadler                     (#38)        2

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        4

Mike Ford                           (#11)        3

Ken Francis                        (#  9)        3

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kasey Kahne     4      Jimmie Johnson    1

Greg Biffle         2      Ryan Newman       1

Kurt Busch         2      Scott Riggs            1

Jeff Burton         1      Elliott Sadler         1

Kyle Busch         1      Boris Said              1

Denny Hamlin    1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        4

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 194

Clint Bowyer                                    166

Reed Sorenson                               151

Martin Truex Jr.                               146

J.J. Yeley                                        139

David Stremme                               115

Brent Sherman                                  40

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          5

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          3

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       123          9

Dodge                            101          5

Ford                                 99          3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)          3

Casey Mears                  (#42)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          2

 

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Tony Stewart                         (#20)    12

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)      9

Jeff Gordon                            (#24)      5

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Hendrick                                 (#48)    119

Roush Yates                           (#17)    109

Roush Yates                           (#16)    105

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                                  Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        4

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        2

Jeff Gordon                            (#24)        2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                              Car #       Pts.

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

Jimmie Johnson                    (#48)        3

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 18
Unofficial Race Results for the Pepsi 400 - Saturday, July 1, 2006
Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, Fla. - 2.5 Mile High Banked Asphalt
Total Race Length - 160 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Saturday, July 1, 2006 @ 11:37 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 2 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 160 190 10 $369,586 Running 6 86
2 14 5 Kyle Busch Cheez-It/Kellogg's Chevrolet 160 170 $210,525 Running
3 16 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 160 165 $196,233 Running
4 1 60 Boris Said Sobe-No Fear Ford 160 165 5 $143,900 Running 1 9
5 10 17 Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers Ford 160 160 5 $165,391 Running 1 1
6 13 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 160 150 $144,083 Running
7 40 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 160 146 $150,833 Running
8 26 26 Jamie McMurray Smirnoff Ice Ford 160 142 $148,475 Running
9 32 29 Kevin Harvick Hershey's/GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 160 143 5 $140,386 Running 1 1
10 30 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniels Chevrolet 160 134 $114,875 Running
11 23 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 160 130 $140,083 Running
12 31 21 Ken Schrader U.S. Air Force Ford 160 127 $125,464 Running
13 35 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 160 129 5 $134,716 Running 2 8
14 25 7 Robby Gordon Harrah's Chevrolet 160 126 5 $97,475 Running 2 4
15 39 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 160 118 $122,920 Running
16 3 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 160 120 5 $121,658 Running 2 2
17 6 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Home Delivery Chevrolet 160 112 $93,700 Running
18 17 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 160 114 5 $100,875 Running 2 13
19 5 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 160 106 $118,370 Running
20 28 10 Scott Riggs Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge 160 103 $93,425 Running
21 21 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 160 100 $90,900 Running
22 7 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 160 102 5 $121,700 Running 1 1
23 18 09 Mike Wallace Miccosukee Resort Ford 160 94 $86,700 Running
24 20 14 Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet 160 91 $104,383 Running
25 38 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 160 88 $121,689 Running
26 36 66 Jeff Green Best Buy/Yellow Freight Chevrolet 160 85 $109,383 Running
27 41 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 160 82 $97,833 Running
28 33 45 Kyle Petty Tire Kingdom Dodge 160 79 $102,597 Running
29 8 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 160 81 5 $90,325 Running 1 3
30 15 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 160 73 $82,650 Running
31 12 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 160 75 5 $102,175 Running 1 1
32 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/SeaWorld-Shamu Chevrolet 160 67 $130,386 Running
33 24 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 160 64 $100,675 Running
34 37 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 160 66 5 $89,600 Running 1 1
35 43 61 Chad Chaffin Taco Bell Chevrolet 159 58 $81,450 Running
36 42 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 159 55 $111,291 Running
37 11 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 158 57 5 $115,700 Running 1 1
38 19 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 158 49 $80,975 Running
39 29 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 156 51 5 $100,650 Running 2 2
40 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet 154 48 5 $129,036 Accident 5 27
41 22 00 Hermie Sadler Aaron's Dream Machine Ford 154 40 $80,575 Running
42 34 43 Bobby Labonte Pillsbury/Cinnabon Dodge 146 37 $117,411 Accident
43 27 27 Kirk Shelmerdine Catdaddy Chevrolet 28 34 $80,681 Rear End
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 150,000, Tony Stewart won the Pepsi 400, posting his 26th 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: #55 Waltrip (unapproved impound adjustment); #9 Kahne (unapproved impound adjustment).
Failed to Qualify (5) Scott Wimmer, #4; Kevin Lepage, #49; Kenny Wallace, #78; Chad Blount, #34; Kertus Davis, #72.
Time of Race 2 hours, 36 minutes, 43 seconds Average Speed 153.143 mph Margin of Victory Under Caution
Caution Flags 6 for 19 laps: Laps 9-11 (Debris backstretch); 17-20 (#31 spun turn 2); 89-92 (Debris backstretch); 148-151 (#43,48 accident turn 3); 155-157 (#6,16,18,24,99 accident turn 2); 160-160 (Debris turn 3).
Lead Changes 29 among 15 drivers: B. Said (Pole); T. Stewart 1-9; M. Truex Jr. 10-12; G. Biffle 13; J. Gordon 14-24; M. Kenseth 25; J. Gordon 26-32; T. Stewart 33-44; C. Edwards 45; R. Gordon 46-48; D. Jarrett 49; R. Gordon 50; R. Sorenson 51; D. Stremme 52; T. Stewart 53-80; C. Edwards 81; D. Earnhardt Jr. 82-85; D. Stremme 86; J. Gordon 87-89; D. Earnhardt Jr. 90-93; J. Yeley 94; J. Gordon 95-99; B. Vickers 100-110; T. Stewart 111-123; J. Gordon 124; K. Harvick 125; B. Vickers 126-127; T. Stewart 128-148; B. Said 149-157; T. Stewart 158-160.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 2,501; (2) M. Kenseth 2,493; (3) D. Earnhardt Jr. 2,234; (4) K. Kahne 2,209; (5) T. Stewart 2,202; (6) M. Martin 2,177; (7) J. Burton 2,152; (8) Ky. Busch 2,095; (9) K. Harvick 2,088; (10) D. Hamlin 2,048.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Boris Said (186.143 mph)
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Tony Stewart
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Clint Bowyer #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Tony Stewart
EA Sports Move of the Race Tony Stewart
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kurt Busch
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Tony Stewart
DirecTV Crew Chief of the Race Greg Zipadelli, #20 Crew Chief
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Tony Stewart, #20 (188.422 mph, Lap 6)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Tony Stewart
USG Improving the Finish Casey Mears, #42 (33 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Tony Stewart, #20 (86 Laps)



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