Las Vegas Motor Speedway
March 12, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 3

UAW-DAIMLERCHRYSLER 400

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Las Vegas, Nev.March 12, 2006

1.5-Mile Paved Oval

400.5 M – 267 LPurse: $6,240,498

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           3          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              270                    185           *      5         $386,936      Running

 2           9          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 270                    180           *    10           293,116      Running

 3           4            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/Ice Age 2 Chevrolet                           270                    170           *      5           204,775      Running

 4           5            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              270                    160                               186,714      Running

 5         13          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet                               270                    155                               165,686      Running

 6         18            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          270                    155           *      5           122,950      Running

 7           8          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              270                    146                               145,270      Running

 8           1          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          270                    147           *      5           125,025      Running

 9         38          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    270                    138                               147,383      Running

10        16          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Freight Chevrolet                                    270                    134                               109,650      Running

11        29          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              270                    130                               138,136      Running

12        32            7            Robby Gordon             Harrah's Chevrolet                                            270                    127                               101,300      Running

13          7          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         270                    124                               126,295      Running

14        26          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       270                    126           *      5           125,758      Running

15        20          07    #      Clint Bowyer               HBO Sopranos Chevrolet                                  270                    118                               105,800      Running

16          6            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                270                    115                               126,583      Running

17        12          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           270                    112                               129,025      Running

18        14          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           270                    109                               119,508      Running

19        15          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           270                    106                               124,325      Running

20        27            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  270                    103                               113,558      Running

21          2          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               270                    105           *      5           130,036      Running

22        10          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               270                    102           *      5             97,150      Running

23        19          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             270                      94                               113,625      Running

24        35          96            Terry Labonte             DLP¨ HDTV Chevrolet                                        270                      96           *      5             83,825      Running

25        24          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              270                      88                               116,016      Running

26        21          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             270                      85                                 90,225      Running

27        42            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        270                      82                               118,916      Running

28        22          10            Scott Riggs                  Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                         270                      79                                 82,825      Running

29        39          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            270                      81           *      5           104,783      Running

30        17          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         270                      78           *      5           119,311      Running

31        28          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               269                      70                                 90,833      Running

32        37            4            Scott Wimmer              AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                  269                      67                                 78,975      Running

33        40          40    #      David Stremme            Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge                            267                      64                                 97,272      Running

34        41          49    #      Brent Sherman            Serta Dodge                                                      266                      61                                 78,575      Running

35        25          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     266                      58                                 78,375      Running

36        31          14            Sterling Marlin              Wiley X Eyewear Chevrolet                              258                      55                                 78,175      Engine

37        30          61            Kevin Lepage              Hooters Hotel - Las Vegas Ford                       251                      52                                 77,950      Running

38        34          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   250                      PE                                 77,750      Running

39        33          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide Chevrolet                                                   216                      46                                 77,550      Electrical

40        36          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    206                      43                                 85,300      Running

41        23          21            Ken Schrader              Motorcraft Ford                                                 187                      40                               104,314      Engine

42        43          34            Chad Chaffin               Oak Gloves Chevrolet                                       157                      37                                 76,950      Engine

43        11          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                         88                      34                               112,125      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: (6) Stanton Barrett #95; Hermie Sadler #00; Brandon Ash #02; Mike Skinner #37; Morgan Shepherd #89; Randy LaJoie #64.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 156,000, Jimmie Johnson won the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400, posting his 20th 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 Ryan Newman (engine change); #19 Jeremy Mayfield (back-up car); #78 Kenny Wallace (backup car); #4 Scott Wimmer (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 2 minutes, 13 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 133.358 mph                      MARGIN OF VICTORY: .045 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Greg Biffle (172.403 mph, 31.322 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth++

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Greg Biffle

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

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD: Matt Kenseth

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Jeff Burton

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $30,000 at Atlanta Motor Speedway++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Denny Hamlin

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD: Casey Mears

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 30 laps. 42-46 (Car #41-Accident, Turn 2); 92-96 (Car #12-Accident, Turn 2); 107-110 (Car #01-Spin, Frontstretch); 157-160 (Debris); 188-191 (Debris); 234-237 (Debris); 265-268 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 22 lead changes among 11 drivers. Greg Biffle 1-2, Tony Stewart 3-43, Terry Labonte 44, Mark Martin 45-91, Stewart 92, Brian Vickers 93, Martin 94-96, Stewart 97-100, Matt Kenseth 101, Stewart 102-107, Martin 108-114, Biffle 115-118, Kenseth 119-156, Stewart 157, Elliott Sadler 158, Kenseth 159-187, Kyle Busch 188, Bobby Labonte 189, Kenseth 190-233, Stewart 234, Kyle Petty 235, Kenseth 236-269, Jimmie Johnson 270.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10

                                                           (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 540         (2)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                     488         (1)

 3 –Kasey Kahne                    455         (0)

 4 –Casey Mears                     454         (0)

 5 –Mark Martin                        430         (0)

 6 –Kyle Busch                        403         (0)

 7 –Clint Bowyer                     389         (0)

 8 –Elliott Sadler                       385         (0)

 9 –Jeff Gordon                       374         (0)

10–Jeff Burton                        373         (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Clint Bowyer                                     35

Denny Hamlin                                    28

J.J. Yeley                                          28

Martin Truex Jr.                                26

David Stremme                                 21

Brent Sherman                                 20

Reed Sorenson                                19

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Greg Biffle                                         1

Jeff Burton                                        1

Kurt Busch                                        1

 


WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         2

Ryan Newman              (#12)         1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         2

Kyle Busch                    (#  5)         1

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts     Wins

Chevrolet                         24        2

Ford                                 19        1

Dodge                              14        0

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                 (#07)           1

Matt Kenseth                (#17)            1

Casey Mears                (#42)            1
BANK OF
AMERICA CARD SERVICES

MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         2

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                        (#48)         46

Roush Yates                 (#17)         35

E. Elliott                          (#42)         30

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         2

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         2

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 3
Unofficial Race Results for the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 - Sunday, March 12, 2006
Las Vegas Motor Speedway - Las Vegas, Nev. - 1.5 Mile Paved Banked
Total Race Length - 270 Laps - 405.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, March 12, 2006 @ 08:58 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 270 185 5 $386,936 Running 1 1
2 9 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools Ford 270 180 10 $293,116 Running 5 146
3 4 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/Ice Age 2 Chevrolet 270 170 5 $204,775 Running 1 1
4 5 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 270 160 $186,714 Running
5 13 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet 270 155 $165,686 Running
6 18 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 270 155 5 $122,950 Running 3 57
7 8 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 270 146 $145,270 Running
8 1 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 270 147 5 $125,025 Running 2 6
9 38 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 270 138 $147,383 Running
10 16 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Freight Chevrolet 270 134 $109,650 Running
11 29 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 270 130 $138,136 Running
12 32 7 Robby Gordon Harrah's Chevrolet 270 127 $101,300 Running
13 7 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 270 124 $126,295 Running
14 26 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 270 126 5 $125,758 Running 1 1
15 20 07 Clint Bowyer # HBO Sopranos Chevrolet 270 118 $105,800 Running
16 6 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 270 115 $126,583 Running
17 12 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 270 112 $129,025 Running
18 14 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 270 109 $119,508 Running
19 15 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 270 106 $124,325 Running
20 27 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 270 103 $113,558 Running
21 2 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 270 105 5 $130,036 Running 6 54
22 10 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 270 102 5 $97,150 Running 1 1
23 19 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 270 94 $113,625 Running
24 35 96 Terry Labonte DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 270 96 5 $83,825 Running 1 1
25 24 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 270 88 $116,016 Running
26 21 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 270 85 $90,225 Running
27 42 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 270 82 $118,916 Running
28 22 10 Scott Riggs Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge 270 79 $82,825 Running
29 39 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 270 81 5 $104,783 Running 1 1
30 17 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 270 78 5 $119,311 Running 1 1
31 28 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 269 70 $90,833 Running
32 37 4 Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust Chevrolet 269 67 $78,975 Running
33 40 40 David Stremme # Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge 267 64 $97,272 Running
34 41 49 Brent Sherman # Serta Dodge 266 61 $78,575 Running
35 25 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 266 58 $78,375 Running
36 31 14 Sterling Marlin Wiley X Eyewear Chevrolet 258 55 $78,175 Engine
37 30 61 Kevin Lepage Hooters Hotel - Las Vegas Ford 251 52 $77,950 Running
38 34 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevrolet 250 PE PE $77,750 Running
39 33 32 Travis Kvapil Tide Chevrolet 216 46 $77,550 Electrical
40 36 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 206 43 $85,300 Running
41 23 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Ford 187 40 $104,314 Engine
42 43 34 Chad Chaffin Oak Gloves Chevrolet 157 37 $76,950 Engine
43 11 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 88 34 $112,125 Accident
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 156,000, Jimmie Johsnon won the UAW-DailmerChrysler 400, posting his 20th 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 (engine change); #19 Mayfield (backup car); #78 Wallace (backup car); #4 Wimmer (engine change).
Failed to Qualify (6) Stanton Barrett, #95; Hermie Sadler, #00; Brandon Ash, #02; Mike Skinner, #37; Morgan Shepherd, #89; Randy LaJoie, #64.
Time of Race 3 hours, 2 minutes, 13 seconds Average Speed 133.358 mph Margin of Victory 0.045 Seconds
Caution Flags 7 for 30 laps: Laps 42-46 (#41 accident turn 2); 92-96 (#12 accident turn 2); 107-110 (#01 spun frontstretch); 157-160 (Debris); 188-191 (Debris); 234-237 (Debris); 265-268 (Debris).
Lead Changes 22 among 11 drivers: G. Biffle 1-2; T. Stewart 3-43; T. Labonte 44; M. Martin 45-91; T. Stewart 92; B. Vickers 93; M. Martin 94-96; T. Stewart 97-100; M. Kenseth 101; T. Stewart 102-107; M. Martin 108-114; G. Biffle 115-118; M. Kenseth 119-156; T. Stewart 157; E. Sadler 158; M. Kenseth 159-187; K. Busch 188; B. Labonte 189; M. Kenseth 190-233; T. Stewart 234; K. Petty 235; M. Kenseth 236-269; J. Johnson 270.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 540; (2) M. Kenseth 488; (3) K. Kahne 455; (4) C. Mears 454; (5) M. Martin 430; (6) K. Busch 403; (7) C. Bowyer 389; (8) E. Sadler 385; (9) J. Gordon 374; (10) J. Burton 373.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Greg Biffle (172.403 mph)
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Jimmie Johnson
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Matt Kenseth
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Denny Hamlin #
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Kyle Busch
EA Sports Move of the Race Jimmie Johnson
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Jeff Burton
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Greg Biffle
Goodyear Gator back Fastest Lap Matt Kenseth, #17 (169.242 mph, Lap 193)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Jimmie Johnson
USG Improving the Finish Casey Mears, #42 (29 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Matt Kenseth (146 Laps)



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