Michigan International Speedway
June 18, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 15

3M PERFORMANCE 400 PRESENTED BY POST-IT PICTURE PAPER

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Brooklyn, Mich.June 18, 2006

2 Mile Oval

400 M – 200 LPurse: $5,037,040

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           1            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              129                    185           *      5         $205,364      Running

 2         31          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             129                    175           *      5           147,200      Running

 3           6            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        129                    170           *      5           146,991      Running

 4         10          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Charter Ford                             129                    165           *      5           115,300      Running

 5         25          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    129                    160           *      5             98,350      Running

 6           4          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              129                    150                               128,386      Running

 7         37          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    129                    146                               122,183      Running

 8           2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              129                    152           *    10           137,436      Running

 9         13            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                129                    138                               117,583      Running

10        19          29            Kevin Harvick              Reese’s/GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                129                    134                               119,936      Running

11        12          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              129                    130                               109,295      Running

12        21          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 129                    127                                 78,925      Running

13        20          17            Matt Kenseth               Carhartt/DeWalt Ford                                        129                    124                               121,416      Running

14        15            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           129                    126           *      5             91,725      Running

15        42          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       129                    118                               118,683      Running

16        11            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  129                    115                               103,583      Running

17          3          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               129                    117           *      5             96,175      Running

18        24            7            Robby Gordon             Menards Chevrolet                                            129                    109                                 76,025      Running

19        30          40    #      David Stremme            Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge                            129                    106                                 99,783      Running

20        40          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           129                    103                               110,100      Running

21        23          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      129                    100                                 89,008      Running

22        32          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       129                      97                               102,458      Running

23        41          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               129                      94                               118,675      Running

24        26          14            Sterling Marlin              Ginn/Waste Management Chevrolet                  129                      91                                 85,658      Running

25        28          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     129                      88                                 83,622      Running

26          7          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         129                      85                                 99,670      Running

27          8            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          129                      82                                 88,035      Running

28          5          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         129                      79                               109,821      Running

29        16          10            Scott Riggs                  Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                         129                      76                                 72,675      Running

30        33          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               129                      73                                 72,600      Running

31        36            4            Scott Wimmer              AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                  129                      70                                 69,450      Running

32        34          23            Bill Lester                    Waste Management Dodge                               129                      67                                 69,375      Running

33        27          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           129                      64                                 77,300      Running

34        29          49            Kevin Lepage              RoadLoans Dodge                                            129                      66           *      5             70,150      Running

35        35          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            129                      63           *      5             77,050      Running

36        18          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              129                      55                                 98,991      Running

37        43          34            Mike Skinner                Oak Gloves Chevrolet                                       129                      52                                 68,950      Running

38        39          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      126                      49                                 68,850      Running

39          9          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                        86                      46                                 76,805      Running

40        14          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                             80                      43                               103,340      Running

41        17          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                                 58                      40                               122,666      Accident

42        22          21            Ken Schrader              Motorcraft Ford                                                   30                      37                                 95,904      Accident

43        38          74            Derrike Cope               Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge          12                      34                                 68,127      Overheating

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Carl Long #37; Mike Garvey #51; Chad Chaffin #61; Jimmy Spencer #78.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Kasey Kahne won the rain-shortened 3M Performance 400 presented by Post-it Picture Paper, his fifth career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #12 Newman (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 10 minutes, 19 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  118.788 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  Under caution

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (185.644 mph, 38.784 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Carl Edwards (No winner of bonus award for winning the race; rolls over to $15,000 at Sonoma.++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Brian Vickers

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Ken Francis (crew chief for Kasey Kahne)

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (183.791 mph, Lap 2)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $70,000 at Infineon Raceway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Reed Sorenson

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Casey Mears (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (50 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 9 cautions for 37 laps. 4-6 (Car #7-Spin, Turn 2); 11-17 (Rain); 23-25 (Car #20 & 66-Accident, Turn 4); 32-35 (Car #01, 18 & 21-Accident, Backstretch); 55-58 (Rain); 68-70 (Car #17-Spin, Turn 2); 81-84 (Debris); 112-115 (Debris); 125-129 (Rain).

LAP LEADERS: 17 lead changes among 10 drivers. Kasey Kahne 1, Jeff Gordon 2-22, Kyle Busch 23-31, Kahne 32-35, Jeff Gordon 36-45, Kahne 46, Jeff Gordon 47-55, Kyle Petty 56, Jeff Gordon 57-59, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 60-61, Jeff Gordon 62-68, Greg Biffle 69-79, Earnhardt Jr. 80, Brian Vickers 81-87, Carl Edwards 88-112, Kevin Lepage 113, Reed Sorenson 114-116, Kahne 117-129.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                  2295          (3)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                       2221          (2)

 3 –Kasey Kahne                       2051          (4)

 4 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                2020          (1)

 5 –Mark Martin                          1989          (0)

 6 –Tony Stewart                       1928          (1)

 7 –Jeff Burton                           1888          (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                       1849          (1)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                      1809          (1)

10–Greg Biffle                           1807          (1)

 

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

Ken Francis                        (#  9)        3

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kasey Kahne     4      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

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        2

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 174

Clint Bowyer                                    145

Reed Sorenson                               136

Martin Truex Jr.                               128

J.J. Yeley                                        126

David Stremme                               105

Brent Sherman                                  40

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          5

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          3

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       105          7

Ford                                 91          3

Dodge                              89          5

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          2

Casey Mears                  (#42)          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.

Hendrick                                 (#48)    113

Roush Yates                           (#17)    109

Evernham                              (#  9)    100

 

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)        3

Denny Hamlin                        (#11)        1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                              Car #       Pts.

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

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 15
Unofficial Race Results for the 3M Performance 400 presented by Post-It Picture Paper - Sunday, June 18, 2006
Michigan International Speedway - Brooklyn, Mich. - 2 Mile Banked Asphalt
Total Race Length - 129 Laps - 258.000 Miles

Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, June 18, 2006 @ 06:10 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

129

185

5

$205,364

Running

4

19

2

31

99

Carl Edwards

Office Depot Ford

129

175

5

$147,200

Running

1

25

3

6

8

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Budweiser Chevrolet

129

170

5

$146,991

Running

2

3

4

10

16

Greg Biffle

National Guard/Charter Ford

129

165

5

$115,300

Running

1

11

5

25

41

Reed Sorenson #

Target Dodge

129

160

5

$98,350

Running

1

3

6

4

48

Jimmie Johnson

Lowe's Chevrolet

129

150

 

$128,386

Running

 

 

7

37

42

Casey Mears

Texaco/Havoline Dodge

129

146

 

$122,183

Running

 

 

8

2

24

Jeff Gordon

DuPont Chevrolet

129

152

10

$137,436

Running

5

50

9

13

2

Kurt Busch

Miller Lite Dodge

129

138

 

$117,583

Running

 

 

10

19

29

Kevin Harvick

Reese's/GM Goodwrench Chevrolet

129

134

 

$119,936

Running

 

 

11

12

31

Jeff Burton

Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

129

130

 

$109,295

Running

 

 

12

21

11

Denny Hamlin #

FedEx Express Chevrolet

129

127

 

$78,925

Running

 

 

13

20

17

Matt Kenseth

Carhartt/DeWalt Ford

129

124

 

$121,416

Running

 

 

14

15

5

Kyle Busch

Kellogg's Chevrolet

129

126

5

$91,725

Running

1

9

15

42

12

Ryan Newman

Alltel Dodge

129

118

 

$118,683

Running

 

 

16

11

1

Martin Truex Jr. #

Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet

129

115

 

$103,583

Running

 

 

17

3

25

Brian Vickers

GMAC Chevrolet

129

117

5

$96,175

Running

1

7

18

24

7

Robby Gordon

Menards Chevrolet

129

109

 

$76,025

Running

 

 

19

30

40

David Stremme #

Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge

129

106

 

$99,783

Running

 

 

20

40

88

Dale Jarrett

UPS Ford

129

103

 

$110,100

Running

 

 

21

23

32

Travis Kvapil

Tide/Downy Chevrolet

129

100

 

$89,008

Running

 

 

22

32

38

Elliott Sadler

M&M's Ford

129

97

 

$102,458

Running

 

 

23

41

26

Jamie McMurray

IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford

129

94

 

$118,675

Running

 

 

24

26

14

Sterling Marlin

Ginn/Waste Management Chevrolet

129

91

 

$85,658

Running

 

 

25

28

55

Michael Waltrip

NAPA Dodge

129

88

 

$83,622

Running

 

 

26

7

01

Joe Nemechek

U.S. Army Chevrolet

129

85

 

$99,670

Running

 

 

27

8

6

Mark Martin

AAA Ford

129

82

 

$88,035

Running

 

 

28

5

43

Bobby Labonte

Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge

129

79

 

$109,821

Running

 

 

29

16

10

Scott Riggs

Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge

129

76

 

$72,675

Running

 

 

30

33

22

Dave Blaney

Caterpillar Dodge

129

73

 

$72,600

Running

 

 

31

36

4

Scott Wimmer

AERO Exhaust Chevrolet

129

70

 

$69,450

Running

 

 

32

34

23

Bill Lester

Waste Management Dodge

129

67

 

$69,375

Running

 

 

33

27

66

Jeff Green

Best Buy Chevrolet

129

64

 

$77,300

Running

 

 

34

29

49

Kevin Lepage

RoadLoans Dodge

129

66

5

$70,150

Running

1

1

35

35

45

Kyle Petty

Wells Fargo Dodge

129

63

5

$77,050

Running

1

1

36

18

19

Jeremy Mayfield

Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

129

55

 

$98,991

Running

 

 

37

43

34

Mike Skinner

Oak Gloves Chevrolet

129

52

 

$68,950

Running

 

 

38

39

96

Tony Raines

DLP® HDTV Chevrolet

126

49

 

$68,850

Running

 

 

39

9

07

Clint Bowyer #

Jack Daniels Chevrolet

86

46

 

$76,805

Running

 

 

40

14

18

J.J. Yeley #

Interstate Batteries Chevrolet

80

43

 

$103,340

Running

 

 

41

17

20

Tony Stewart

The Home Depot Chevrolet

58

40

 

$122,666

Accident

 

 

42

22

21

Ken Schrader

Motorcraft Ford

30

37

 

$95,904

Accident

 

 

43

38

74

Derrike Cope

Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge

12

34

 

$68,127

Overheating

 

 

 

Race Comments

Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Kasey Kahne won the rain-shortened 3M Performance 400 presented by Post-it Picture Paper, posting his fifth 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: #12 Newman (transmission change).

Failed to Qualify

(4) Carl Long, #37; Mike Garvey, #51; Chad Chaffin, #61; Jimmy Spencer, #78.

Time of Race

2 hours, 10 minutes, 19 seconds

Average Speed

118.788 mph

Margin of Victory

Under Caution

Caution Flags

9 for 37 laps: Laps 4-6 (#7 spun turn 2); 11-17 (Rain); 23-25 (#20, 66 accident turn 4); 32-35 (#01,18,21 accident backstretch); 55-58 (Rain); 68-70 (#17 spun turn 2); 81-84 (Debris); 112-115 (Debris); 125-129 (Rain [Red Flag-xx Lap 129]).

Lead Changes

17 among 10 drivers: K. Kahne 1; J. Gordon 2-22; Ky. Busch 23-31; K. Kahne 32-35; J. Gordon 36-45; K. Kahne 46; J. Gordon 47-55; K. Petty 56; J. Gordon 57-59; D. Earnhardt Jr. 60-61; J. Gordon 62-68; G. Biffle 69-79; D. Earnhardt Jr. 80; B. Vickers 81-87; C. Edwards 88-112; K. Lepage 113; R. Sorenson 114-116; K. Kahne 117-129.

Top 10 Driver Points

(1) J. Johnson 2,295; (2) M. Kenseth 2,221; (3) K. Kahne 2,051; (4) D. Earnhardt Jr. 2,020; (5) M. Martin 1,989; (6) T. Stewart 1,928; (7) J. Burton 1,888; (8) K. Harvick 1,849; (9) D. Hamlin 1,809; (10) G. Biffle 1,807.

Top 5 Rookie Points

 

 

Bud Pole Award

Kasey Kahne (185.644 mph)

Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader

Carl Edwards

Raybestos Rookie of the Race

Reed Sorenson #

Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge

Brian Vickers

EA Sports Move of the Race

Kasey Kahne

Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Commit Lozenges Commit to Win

Kasey Kahne

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race

Ken Francis, Crew Chief #9

Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap

Jeff Gordon, #24 (183.791 mph, Lap 2)

Sunoco Diamond Performance

Kasey Kahne

USG Improving the Finish

Casey Mears, #42 (30 Places)

WIX Lap Leader

Jeff Gordon, #24 (50 Laps)




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