Infineon Raceway
June 25, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 16

DODGE/SAVE MART 350

INFINEON RACEWAY

 

Sonoma, Calif.June 25, 2006

1.99-Mile Road Course

350 K – 218 M – 110 LPurse: $5,371,771

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         11          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              110                    190           *    10         $325,661      Running

 2           4          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       110                    175           *      5           219,758      Running

 3         37          96            Terry Labonte             DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      110                    170           *      5           155,825      Running

 4           7          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           110                    160                               141,700      Running

 5           1            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                110                    160           *      5           145,433      Running

 6         20          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             110                    150                               116,800      Running

 7         13          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              110                    146                               122,120      Running

 8         24          38            Elliott Sadler                 Pedigree Ford                                                    110                    142                               118,583      Running

 9           5          60            Boris Said                    Sobe-No Fear Ford                                           110                    143           *      5             89,425      Running

10        16          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              110                    139           *      5           144,186      Running

11        19            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's Chevrolet                                           110                    130                                 97,575      Running

12        40          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Freight Chevrolet                                    110                    127                                 85,075      Running

13          8            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          110                    124                                 96,725      Running

14        42          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               110                    121                                 89,025      Running

15        39            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  110                    118                               108,283      Running

16        28          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                      110                    115                                 87,875      Running

17          9          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   110                    112                               120,791      Running

18          2          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             110                    109                               121,825      Running

19        23          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           110                    106                               102,833      Running

20        34          42            Casey Mears               Chevron-Texaco Dodge                                    110                    103                               113,708      Running

21        33          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            110                    100                                 98,258      Running

22        32          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              110                      97                               105,441      Running

23        35          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     110                      94                                 87,433      Running

24          3          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              110                      96           *      5           111,611      Running

25        10          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         110                      88                               100,295      Running

26        26            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        110                      85                               107,916      Running

27        25          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         110                      82                                 72,300      Running

28        12          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               110                      84           *      5           122,561      Running

29        41          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    110                      76                                 79,500      Running

30        27          40            Scott Pruett                 Coors Light Dodge                                            110                      73                                 89,422      Running

31          6            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              110                      70                               110,914      Running

32        31          72            David Gilliland              Dutch Quality Stone Dodge                               108                      67                                 68,050      Running

33        38          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           104                      64                               105,965      Accident

34        22          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           104                      61                                 99,905      Accident

35        21          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         104                      58                               104,656      Accident

36        15            4            P.J. Jones                    AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                  101                      55                                 67,610      Rear End

37        17          32            Ron Fellows                Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      100                      52                                 67,475      Running

38        43          02            Brandon Ash               Sprinter Trucking, Inc. Dodge                              85                      49                                 67,360      Running

39        36          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                                 79                      46                                 67,250      Drive Shaft

40        14            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Energizer Chevrolet                             74                      43                                 67,125      Accident

41        18          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                                  0                      40                                 94,214      Accident

42        29          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                              0                      37                                 66,900      Accident

43        30          27            Tom Hubert                  Interush Ford                                                         0                      34                                 67,116      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Johnny Miller #34; Chris Cook #49; Travis Kvapil #78; Stanton Barrett #95; Brian Simo #61.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 102,000, Jeff Gordon won the Dodge/Save Mart 350, posting his 74th 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: #1 Truex Jr. (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 57 minutes, 36 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  73.953 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.250 seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kurt Busch (93.055 mph, 76.987 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Jeff Gordon (Also gets $15,000 bonus for winning race. ++)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Frank Stoddard (crew chief for Boris Said)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (90.382 mph, Lap 104)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $80,000 at Daytona International Speedway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Terry Labonte (34 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (44 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 12 laps. 2-3 (Car #07, 14, 21, 27 & 42-Accident, Turn 8 [Red Flag-12:01 Lap 2]); 40-41 (Car #18-Spin, Turn 3); 48 (Car #32-Stalled on Track); 60-61 (Car #01-Spin, Turn 11); 98 (Debris); 101-102 (Debris); 106-107 (Car #18, 41, 43 & 88-Accident, Turn 2 [Red Flag-12:40 Lap 105]).

LAP LEADERS: 9 lead changes among 8 drivers. Kurt Busch 1-29, Tony Stewart 30, Boris Said 31, Jimmie Johnson 32, Kevin Harvick 33-37, Ryan Newman 38-48, Jeff Gordon 49-69, Johnson 70, Terry Labonte 71-87, Jeff Gordon 88-110.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                  2434          (3)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                       2333          (2)

 3 –Kasey Kahne                       2121          (4)

 4 –Mark Martin                          2113          (0)

 5 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                2105          (1)

 6 –Jeff Burton                           2034          (0)

 7 –Tony Stewart                       2012          (1)

 8–Jeff Gordon                           1986          (1)

 9–Greg Biffle                            1967          (1)

10–Kevin Harvick                       1945          (1)

 

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

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        4

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

Kurt Busch         2      Ryan Newman       1

Jeff Burton         1      Scott Riggs            1

Kyle Busch         1      Elliott Sadler         1

 


 WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        3

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 185

Clint Bowyer                                    154

Reed Sorenson                               144

Martin Truex Jr.                               138

J.J. Yeley                                        133

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                       114          8

Dodge                              95          5

Ford                                 95          3

 

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

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

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        2

Jeff Gordon                            (#24)        2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

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 16
Unofficial Race Results for the Dodge/Save Mart 350 - Sunday, June 25, 2006
Infineon Raceway - Sonoma, Calif. - 1.99 Mile Paved Road Course
Total Race Length - 110 Laps - 218.900 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, June 25, 2006 @ 07:59 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 110 190 10 $325,661 Running 2 44
2 4 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 110 175 5 $219,758 Running 1 11
3 37 96 Terry Labonte DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 110 170 5 $155,825 Running 1 17
4 7 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 110 160 $147,300 Running
5 1 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 110 160 5 $145,433 Running 1 29
6 20 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 110 150 $116,800 Running
7 13 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 110 146 $122,120 Running
8 24 38 Elliott Sadler Pedigree Ford 110 142 $118,583 Running
9 5 60 Boris Said Sobe-No Fear Ford 110 143 5 $83,825 Running 1 1
10 16 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 110 139 5 $144,186 Running 2 2
11 19 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevrolet 110 130 $97,575 Running
12 40 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Freight Chevrolet 110 127 $85,075 Running
13 8 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 110 124 $96,725 Running
14 42 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 110 121 $89,025 Running
15 39 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 110 118 $108,283 Running
16 28 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniels Chevrolet 110 115 $87,875 Running
17 9 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 110 112 $120,791 Running
18 2 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 110 109 $121,825 Running
19 23 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 110 106 $102,833 Running
20 34 42 Casey Mears Chevron-Texaco Dodge 110 103 $113,708 Running
21 33 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 110 100 $98,258 Running
22 32 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 110 97 $105,441 Running
23 35 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 110 94 $87,433 Running
24 3 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 110 96 5 $111,611 Running 1 5
25 10 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 110 88 $100,295 Running
26 26 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 110 85 $107,916 Running
27 25 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 110 82 $72,300 Running
28 12 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 110 84 5 $122,561 Running 1 1
29 41 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 110 76 $79,500 Running
30 27 40 Scott Pruett Coors Light Dodge 110 73 $89,422 Running
31 6 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 110 70 $110,914 Running
32 31 72 David Gilliland Dutch Quality Stone Dodge 108 67 $68,050 Running
33 38 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 104 64 $105,965 Accident
34 22 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 104 61 $99,905 Accident
35 21 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 104 58 $104,656 Accident
36 15 4 P.J. Jones AERO Exhaust Chevrolet 101 55 $67,610 Rear End
37 17 32 Ron Fellows Tide/Downy Chevrolet 100 52 $67,475 Running
38 43 02 Brandon Ash Sprinter Trucking, Inc. Dodge 85 49 $67,360 Running
39 36 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 79 46 $67,250 Drive Shaft
40 14 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Energizer Chevrolet 74 43 $67,125 Accident
41 18 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 0 40 $94,214 Accident
42 29 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 0 37 $66,900 Accident
43 30 27 Tom Hubert Interush Ford 0 34 $67,116 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 102,000, Jeff Gordon won the Dodge/Save Mart 350, posting his 74th 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: #1 Truex Jr. (engine change).
Failed to Qualify (5) Johnny Miller, #34; Chris Cook, #49; Travis Kvapil, #78; Stanton Barrett, #95; Brian Simo, #61.
Time of Race 2 hours, 57 minutes, 36 seconds Average Speed 73.953 mph Margin of Victory 1.250 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 12 laps: Laps 2-3 (#07,14,21,27,42 accident turn 8 [Red Flag-12:01 Lap 2]); 40-41 (#18 spun turn 3); 48-48 (#32 stalled on track); 60-61 (#01 spun turn 11); 98-98 (Debris); 101-102 (Debris); 106-107 (#18,41,43,88 accident turn 2 [Red Flag-12:40 Lap 105]).
Lead Changes 9 among 8 drivers: Ku. Busch 1-29; T. Stewart 30; B. Said 31; J. Johnson 32; K. Harvick 33-37; R. Newman 38-48; J. Gordon 49-69; J. Johnson 70; T. Labonte 71-87; J. Gordon 88-110.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 2,434; (2) M. Kenseth 2,333; (3) K. Kahne 2,121; (4) M. Martin 2,113; (5) D. Earnhardt Jr. 2,105; (6) J. Burton 2,034; (7) T. Stewart 2,012; (8) J. Gordon 1,986; (9) G. Biffle 1,967; (10) K. Harvick 1,945.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Kurt Busch (93.055 mph)
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Jeff Gordon
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Jimmie Johnson
EA Sports Move of the Race Jeff Gordon
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Ryan Newman
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Kasey Kahne
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race Doug Richert, #16 Crew Chief
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Jeff Gordon, #24 (90.382 mph, Lap 104)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Jeff Gordon
USG Improving the Finish Terry Labonte, #96 (34 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Jeff Gordon, #24 (44 Laps)



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