Pocono Raceway
June 11, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


 

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 14

POCONO 500

POCONO RACEWAY

 

Pocono, Pa.June 11, 2006

2.5 Mile Banked Triangular Paved

500 M – 200 LPurse: $4,841,521

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Chevrolet                                   200                    190           *    10         $220,100      Running

 2           2            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                200                    175           *      5           193,258      Running

 3         18          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               200                    170           *      5           182,311      Running

 4           4          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               200                    165           *      5           117,850      Running

 5         25          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   200                    160           *      5           141,641      Running

 6           7          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           200                    155           *      5           106,425      Running

 7           3            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                    151           *      5           117,189      Running

 8         17          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         200                    147           *      5             80,125      Running

 9           5          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              200                    143           *      5           104,520      Running

10        10          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              200                    134                               123,761      Running

11        14          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       200                    135           *      5           114,933      Running

12        23          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         200                    127                               110,911      Running

13        12          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              200                    124                               109,661      Running

14        11            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        200                    121                               104,966      Running

15        24          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Husqvarna Chevrolet                                        200                    118                               104,500      Running

16        31          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      200                    115                                 68,275      Running

17        20            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          200                    112                                 82,275      Running

18          8          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               200                    109                               110,900      Running

19        38          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      200                    111           *      5             85,683      Running

20        13          38            Elliott Sadler                 Mega M&M’s Ford                                              200                    103                                 97,908      Running

21        42          07    #      Clint Bowyer               DirecTV Chevrolet                                             200                    105           *      5             79,875      Running

22          9            5            Kyle Busch                  CARQUEST Chevrolet                                       200                      97                                 81,175      Running

23        26          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                      94                                 97,266      Running

24        15            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  199                      91                                 90,258      Running

25        40          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             199                      93           *      5             82,775      Running

26        32          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            199                      85                                 87,783      Running

27        30          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               199                      82                                 77,033      Running

28        36          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     198                      79                                 74,672      Running

29        21          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         198                      76                                 91,320      Running

30        29          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                              197                      73                                 92,039      Running

31        41          49            Kevin Lepage              Pocono Manor Resorts Dodge                          197                      70                                 61,675      Running

32        34          78            Jimmy Spencer            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   197                      67                                 61,525      Running

33        37          61            Chad Chaffin               Peak Performance Motorsports Ford                196                      64                                 62,275      Running

34          6          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              189                      61                               109,461      Accident

35        28            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Mapei Chevrolet                                 186                      58                                 60,975      Running

36        35          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    183                      55                                 68,750      Running

37        19          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           181                      52                                 68,575      Rear End

38        27          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           181                      49                                 92,525      Running

39        39          44            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           118                      46                                 60,325      Brakes

40        33          45            Kyle Petty                    National Tire & Battery Dodge                             68                      43                                 68,175      Accident

41        43          51            Mike Garvey                Marathon AmericanSpirit Motor Oil Chevrolet     67                      40                                 60,035 Suspension

42        16          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                            18                      37                                 59,885      Engine

43        22          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                        1                      34                                 94,255      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Scott Wimmer #4; Derrike Cope #74; Stanton Barrett #95; Greg Sacks #34; Brent Sherman #72.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 100,000, Denny Hamlin won the Pocono 500, posting his career-first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 47 minutes, 52 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  131.656 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.328-seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (169.638 mph, 53.054 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (No winner of bonus award for winning the race; rolls over to $10,000 at Michigan.++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Kurt Busch

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Mike Ford (crew chief for Denny Hamlin)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (165.548 mph, Lap 6)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Michigan Int’l Speedway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Clint Bowyer (21 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (83 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 28 laps. 2-4 (Car #42 & 10-Accident Turn 3); 22-24 (Car #41-Accident ); 52-57 (Debris); 63-66 (Debris); 70-73 (Car #45-Accident, Turn 2); 142-145 (Debris); 192-195 (Car #24-Accident Turn 1 [Red Flag Lap 193-13:09]).

LAP LEADERS: 25 lead changes among 13 drivers. Denny Hamlin 1-21, Ryan Newman 22, Hamlin 23-50, Kurt Busch 51-52, Travis Kvapil 53, Kurt Busch 54-58, Jeff Burton 59-69, Kurt Busch 70-74, Brian Vickers 75-93, Kurt Busch 94, Carl Edwards 95, Kasey Kahne 96, Tony Stewart 97-102, Hamlin 103-104, Kurt Busch 105-120, Greg Biffle 121-130, Kurt Busch 131, Hamlin 132-137, Matt Kenseth 138-139, Biffle 140-163, Hamlin 164-165, Kurt Busch 166, Kenseth 167, Scott Riggs 168, Clint Bowyer 169-176, Hamlin 177-200.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                  2145          (3)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                       2097          (2)

 3 –Mark Martin                          1907          (0)

 4 –Tony Stewart                       1888          (1)

 5 –Kasey Kahne                       1866          (3)

 6 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                1850          (1)

 7 –Jeff Burton                           1758          (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                       1715          (1)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                      1682          (1)

10–Kyle Busch                           1669          (0)

 

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

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        3

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        2

Elliott Sadler                     (#38)        2

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        3

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        3

Kenny Francis                    (#  9)        2

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kasey Kahne     3      Denny Hamlin        1

Greg Biffle         2      Jimmie Johnson    1

Jeff Burton         1      Ryan Newman       1

Kurt Busch         1      Scott Riggs            1

Kyle Busch         1      Elliott Sadler         1

 


 WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        3

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 164

Clint Bowyer                                    138

J.J. Yeley                                        120

Martin Truex Jr.                               119

Reed Sorenson                               119

David Stremme                                 97

Brent Sherman                                  40

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          4

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          3

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       101          7

Ford                                 85          3

Dodge                              80          4

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)          3

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          2


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

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)      9

Tony Stewart                         (#20)      9

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                  (#  8)      5

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Roush Yates                           (#17)    106

Hendrick                                 (#48)    103

Roush Yates                           (#16)      81

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                                  Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        2

Mark Martin                            (#  6)        2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        2

Denny Hamlin                        (#11)        1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                              Car #       Pts.

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        3

Jimmie Johnson                    (#48)        3

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 14
Unofficial Race Results for the Pocono 500 - Sunday, June 11, 2006
Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, Pa. - 2.5 Mile Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 500.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, June 11, 2006 @ 07:01 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 1 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Ground Chevrolet 200 190 10 $220,100 Running 6 83
2 2 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 200 175 5 $193,258 Running 7 31
3 18 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 200 170 5 $182,311 Running 1 6
4 4 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 200 165 5 $117,850 Running 1 19
5 25 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 200 160 5 $141,641 Running 2 3
6 7 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 200 155 5 $106,425 Running 2 34
7 3 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 151 5 $117,189 Running 1 1
8 17 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 200 147 5 $80,125 Running 1 1
9 5 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 200 143 5 $104,520 Running 1 11
10 10 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 200 134 $123,761 Running
11 14 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 200 135 5 $114,933 Running 1 1
12 23 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 200 127 $110,911 Running
13 12 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 200 124 $109,661 Running
14 11 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 200 121 $104,966 Running
15 24 18 J.J. Yeley # Husqvarna Chevrolet 200 118 $104,500 Running
16 31 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 200 115 $68,275 Running
17 20 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 200 112 $82,275 Running
18 8 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 200 109 $110,900 Running
19 38 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 200 111 5 $85,683 Running 1 1
20 13 38 Elliott Sadler Mega M&M's Ford 200 103 $97,908 Running
21 42 07 Clint Bowyer # DirecTV Chevrolet 200 105 5 $79,875 Running 1 8
22 9 5 Kyle Busch CARQUEST Chevrolet 200 97 $81,175 Running
23 26 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 94 $97,266 Running
24 15 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 199 91 $90,258 Running
25 40 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 199 93 5 $82,775 Running 1 1
26 32 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 199 85 $87,783 Running
27 30 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 199 82 $77,033 Running
28 36 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 198 79 $74,672 Running
29 21 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 198 76 $91,320 Running
30 29 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 197 73 $92,039 Running
31 41 49 Kevin Lepage Pocono Manor Resorts Dodge 197 70 $61,675 Running
32 34 78 Jimmy Spencer Furniture Row Chevrolet 197 67 $61,525 Running
33 37 61 Chad Chaffin TBA Ford 196 64 $62,275 Running
34 6 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 189 61 $109,461 Accident
35 28 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Mapei Chevrolet 186 58 $60,975 Running
36 35 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 183 55 $68,750 Running
37 19 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 181 52 $68,575 Rear End
38 27 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 181 49 $92,525 Running
39 39 44 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet 118 46 $60,325 Brakes
40 33 45 Kyle Petty National Tire & Battery Dodge 68 43 $68,175 Accident
41 43 51 Mike Garvey Marathon AmericanSpirit MtrOil Chevrolet 67 40 $60,035 Suspension
42 16 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 18 37 $59,885 Engine
43 22 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 1 34 $94,255 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 100,000, Denny Hamlin won the Pocono 500, posting his career-first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. No one dropped to the rear prior to the green flag.
Failed to Qualify (5) Scott Wimmer, #4; Derrike Cope, #74; Stanton Barrett, #95; Greg Sacks, #34; Brent Sherman #, #72.
Time of Race 3 hours, 47 minutes, 52 seconds Average Speed 131.656 mph Margin of Victory 1.328 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 28 laps: Laps 2-4 (#42,10 accident turn 3); 22-24 (#41 accident ); 52-57 (Debris); 63-66 (Debris); 70-73 (#45 accident turn 2); 142-145 (Debris); 192-195 (#24 accident turn 1 [Red Flag 193-13:09]).
Lead Changes 25 among 13 drivers: D. Hamlin 1-21; R. Newman 22; D. Hamlin 23-50; Ku. Busch 51-52; T. Kvapil 53; Ku. Busch 54-58; J. Burton 59-69; Ku. Busch 70-74; B. Vickers 75-93; Ku. Busch 94; C. Edwards 95; K. Kahne 96; T. Stewart 97-102; D. Hamlin 103-104; Ku. Busch 105-120; G. Biffle 121-130; Ku. Busch 131; D. Hamlin 132-137; M. Kenseth 138-139; G. Biffle 140-163; D. Hamlin 164-165; Ku. Busch 166; M. Kenseth 167; S. Riggs 168; C. Bowyer 169-176; D. Hamlin 177-200.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 2,145; (2) M. Kenseth 2,097; (3) M. Martin 1,907; (4) T. Stewart 1,888; (5) K. Kahne 1,866; (6) D. Earnhardt Jr. 1,850; (7) J. Burton 1,758; (8) K. Harvick 1,715; (9) D. Hamlin 1,682; (10) Ky. Busch 1,669.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Denny Hamlin # (169.638 mph)
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Tony Stewart
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Kurt Busch
EA Sports Move of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kurt Busch
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Denny Hamlin #
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Denny Hamlin, #11 (165.548 mph, Lap 6)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Denny Hamlin #
USG Improving the Finish Clint Bowyer, #07 (21 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Denny Hamlin, #11 (83 Laps)



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