Bristol Motor Speedway
March 26, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 5

FOOD CITY 500

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Bristol, Tenn.March 26, 2006

.533-Mile Concrete Oval

500 L – 266.5 MPurse: $5,426,071

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts         Pts                Won          Status

 1           9            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                500                    185           *      5         $175,858      Running

 2         14          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              500                    175           *      5           160,886      Running

 3           7          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Sheetrock/DeWalt Ford                             500                    170           *      5           166,566      Running

 4           3          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             500                    160                               122,575      Running

 5         30          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         500                    155                               138,836      Running

 6           4            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          500                    150                               105,825      Running

 7           2          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           500                    151           *      5           105,150      Running

 8         20            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's Chevrolet                                           500                    147           *      5           102,450      Running

 9           6          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       500                    138                               129,258      Running

10        23            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              500                    134                               125,864      Running

11        19            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        500                    130                               124,516      Running

12          1          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               500                    137           *    10           168,886      Running

13        13          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       500                    124                               115,733      Running

14        33          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 500                    121                                 88,000      Running

15        29          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           500                    118                               113,458      Running

16        10          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              500                    115                               115,866      Running

17        35          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          500                    112                               101,783      Running

18        28          45            Kyle Petty                    Schwan's Dodge                                              500                    109                               107,433      Running

19        40            4            Scott Wimmer              AERO Exhaust Chevrolet                                  500                    106                                 85,050      Running

20        15          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           500                    103                               119,675      Running

21        11          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              500                    105           *      5           129,336      Running

22        22          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    499                      97                                 92,350      Running

23        32          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               499                      94                                 96,683      Running

24        21          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                              499                      91                               111,014      Running

25        12          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    498                      88                               118,083      Running

26        37            7            Robby Gordon             Menard's Chevrolet                                           497                      85                                 83,300      Running

27        36          96            Terry Labonte             DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      497                      82                                 80,060      Running

28        16          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         495                      79                               109,255      Running

29        27          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                      495                      76                                 90,800      Running

30          5          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              487                      73                               128,486      Running

31        39          61            Kevin Lepage              RoadLoans.com Ford                                        485                      75           *      5             81,150      Running

32        34          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     481                      67                                 88,147      Running

33        24          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    GSK AsthmaControl.com Chevrolet                  469                      64                               114,075      Running

34        18          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              467                      61                               104,845      Running

35          8          26            Jamie McMurray          Sharpie Ford                                                     440                      58                               125,275      Running

36        26          40    #      David Stremme            Lone Star Steakhouse Dodge                           435                      55                                 86,400      Running

37        17          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               434                      52                                 86,350      Running

38        25            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  430                      49                                 86,300      Accident

39        43          95            Stanton Barrett            Hairofdog.com Chevrolet                                  381                      46                                 78,240      Electrical

40        41          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide-Downy Chevrolet                                      349                      43                                 78,165      Accident

41        38          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         344                      40                                 78,115      Running

42        31          49    #      Brent Sherman            Serta Dodge                                                      302                      37                                 78,060      Accident

43        42          00            Hermie Sadler              Aaron's Dream Machine Chevrolet                     96                      34                                 77,481      Handling

*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: (7) Chad Chaffin #34; Kenny Wallace #78; Mike Garvey #51; Mike Skinner #37; Morgan Shepherd #89; Chad Blount #92; Derrike Cope #74.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 160,000, Kurt Busch won the Food City 500, posting his 15th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 21 minutes, 19 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 79.427 mph                      MARGIN OF VICTORY: .179 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  None, due to inclement weather—rain.

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (No winner of bonus award for winning the race; rolls over to $30,000 at Martinsville.) ++

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Tony Stewart

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

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kurt Busch

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

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

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kurt Busch

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Bobby Labonte

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart (245 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 18 cautions for 105 laps. 14-19 (Car #49-Spin, Backstretch); 74-77 (Car #45-Spin, Turn 2); 109-115 (Car #95-Accident, Turn 4); 119-123 (Car #10-Spin, Frontstretch); 127-131 (Car #14 & 55-Accident, Frontstretch); 161-167 (Car #31-Spin, Turn 2); 188-199 (Car #07, 22, 25 & 40-Accident, Turn 4 [Red 14:10 lap 193]); 207-212 (Debris); 219-222 (Debris); 250-253 (Car #49-Spin, Backstretch); 262-267 (Car #12, 26, 41 & 42-Accident, Frontstretch); 289-293 (Car #38-Spin, Turn 2); 338-343 (Car #20 & 49-Accident, Turn 4); 351-355 (Car #19 & 42-Accident, Backstretch); 408-412 (Car #61-Accident, Turn 4); 415-419 (Car #1, 18 & 31-Accident, Turn 4); 437-444 (Car #1-Accident, Turn 3); 448-452 (Car #22-Spin, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 19 lead changes among 8 drivers. Tony Stewart 1-4, Greg Biffle 5-56, Kurt Busch 57-60, Stewart 61-74, Kevin Lepage 75, Stewart 76-79, Matt Kenseth 80-81, Stewart 82-134, Kenseth 135-141, Stewart 142-157, Jeff Gordon 158-160, Stewart 161, Kyle Busch 162-195, Kenseth 196-224, Stewart 225-331, Kevin Harvick 332-339, Stewart 340-385, Kurt Busch 386-409, Kenseth 410-495, Kurt Busch 496-500.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Matt Kenseth                     782         (1)

 2 –Kasey Kahne                    774         (1)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson                 763         (2)

 4 –Mark Martin                        750         (0)

 5 –Kyle Busch                        677         (0)

 6 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.             664         (0)

 7 –Jeff Gordon                       644         (0)

 8 –Casey Mears                     642         (0)

 9 –Tony Stewart                    601         (0)

10–Dale Jarrett                        593         (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Clint Bowyer                                     52

Denny Hamlin                                    46

J.J. Yeley                                          46

Martin Truex Jr.                                41

Reed Sorenson                                41

David Stremme                                 34

Brent Sherman                                 30

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         2

Tony Stewart                (#20)         2

Kyle Busch                    (#  5)         1

 

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Greg Biffle                                         1

Jeff Burton                                        1

Kurt Busch                                        1

Kasey Kahne                                    1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1

Tony Stewart                (#20)         1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         2

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         1

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         34        2

Dodge                              32        2

Ford                                 29        1

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Bobby Labonte             (#43)            1

Casey Mears                (#42)            1

Kyle Petty                     (#45)            1


BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES

MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                (#20)         4

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Roush Yates                 (#17)         48

Hendrick                        (#48)         46

Evernham                      (#  9)         35

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #        Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         3

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         1

Jeff Burton                    (#31)         1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Greg Biffle                     (#16)         2

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)         1

Tony Stewart                (#20)         1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         2

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         1

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)         1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 5
Unofficial Race Results for the Food City 500 - Sunday, March 26, 2006
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, Tenn. - .533 Mile High-Banked Concrete
Total Race Length - 500 Laps - 266.500 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, March 26, 2006 @ 06:41 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 9 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 500 185 5 $175,858 Running 3 33
2 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 500 175 5 $160,886 Running 1 8
3 7 17 Matt Kenseth USG Sheetrock/DeWalt Ford 500 170 5 $166,566 Running 4 124
4 3 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 500 160 $122,575 Running
5 30 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 500 155 $138,836 Running
6 4 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 500 150 $105,825 Running
7 2 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 500 151 5 $105,150 Running 1 52
8 20 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevrolet 500 147 5 $102,450 Running 1 34
9 6 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 500 138 $129,258 Running
10 23 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 500 134 $125,864 Running
11 19 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 500 130 $124,516 Running
12 1 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 500 137 10 $168,886 Running 8 245
13 13 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 500 124 $115,733 Running
14 33 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Express Chevrolet 500 121 $88,000 Running
15 29 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 500 118 $113,458 Running
16 10 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 500 115 $115,866 Running
17 35 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 500 112 $97,783 Running
18 28 45 Kyle Petty Schwan's Dodge 500 109 $107,633 Running
19 40 4 Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust Chevrolet 500 106 $85,150 Running
20 15 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 500 103 $119,775 Running
21 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 500 105 5 $129,336 Running 1 3
22 22 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 499 97 $92,450 Running
23 32 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 499 94 $96,783 Running
24 21 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 499 91 $111,114 Running
25 12 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 498 88 $118,183 Running
26 37 7 Robby Gordon Menard's Chevrolet 497 85 $83,400 Running
27 36 96 Terry Labonte DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 497 82 $80,060 Running
28 16 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 495 79 $109,355 Running
29 27 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniels Chevrolet 495 76 $90,800 Running
30 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 487 73 $128,486 Running
31 39 61 Kevin Lepage RoadLoans.com Ford 485 75 5 $78,650 Running 1 1
32 34 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 481 67 $88,147 Running
33 24 18 J.J. Yeley # GSK AsthmaControl.com Chevrolet 469 64 $117,075 Running
34 18 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 467 61 $107,345 Running
35 8 26 Jamie McMurray Sharpie Ford 440 58 $117,275 Running
36 26 40 David Stremme # Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge 435 55 $86,400 Running
37 17 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 434 52 $86,350 Running
38 25 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 430 49 $86,300 Accident
39 43 95 Stanton Barrett Hairofdog.com Chevrolet 381 46 $78,240 Electrical
40 41 32 Travis Kvapil Tide-Downy Chevrolet 349 43 $78,165 Accident
41 38 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 344 40 $78,115 Running
42 31 49 Brent Sherman # Serta Dodge 302 37 $78,060 Accident
43 42 00 Hermie Sadler Aaron's Dream Machine Chevrolet 96 34 $77,481 Handling
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 160,000, Kurt Busch won the Food City 500, posting his 15th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. No one dropped to the rear..
Failed to Qualify (7) Chad Chaffin, #34; Kenny Wallace, #78; Mike Garvey, #51; Mike Skinner, #37; Morgan Shepherd, #89; Chad Blount, #92; Derrike Cope, #74.
Time of Race 3 hours, 21 minutes, 19 seconds Average Speed 79.427 mph Margin of Victory 0.179 Seconds
Caution Flags 18 for 104 laps: Laps 14-19 (#49 spun backstretch); 74-77 (#45 spun turn 2); 109-115 (#95 accident turn 4); 119-123 (#10 spun frontstretch); 127-131 (14,55 accident frontstretch); 161-167 (#31 spun turn 2); 188-199 (#07,22,25,40 accident turn 4 [Red 14:10 lap 193]); 207-212 (Debris); 219-222 (Debris); 250-253 (#49 spun backstretch); 262-267 (#12,26,41,42 accident frontstretch); 289-293 (#38 spun turn 2); 339-343 (#20,49 accident turn four); 351-355 (#19,42 accident backstretch); 408-412 (#61 accident turn 4); 415-419 (#1,18,31 accident turn 4); 437-444 (#1 accident turn 3); 448-452 (#22 spun turn 2).
Lead Changes 19 among 8 drivers: T. Stewart 1-4; G. Biffle 5-56; K. Busch 57-60; T. Stewart 61-74; K. Lepage 75; T. Stewart 76-79; M. Kenseth 80-81; T. Stewart 82-134; M. Kenseth 135-141; T. Stewart 142-157; J. Gordon 158-160; T. Stewart 161; K. Busch 162-195; M. Kenseth 196-224; T. Stewart 225-331; K. Harvick 332-339; T. Stewart 340-385; K. Busch 386-409; M. Kenseth 410-495; K. Busch 496-500.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) M. Kenseth 782; (2) K. Kahne 774; (3) J. Johnson 763; (4) M. Martin 750; (5) K. Busch 677; (6) D. Earnhardt Jr. 664; (7) J. Gordon 644; (8) C. Mears 642; (9) T. Stewart 601; (10) D. Jarrett 593.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award None
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 Tony Stewart
EA Sports Move of the Race Kurt Busch
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kurt Busch
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Tony Stewart
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Matt Kenseth, #17 (123.047 mph, lap 446)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Kurt Busch
USG Improving the Finish Bobby Labonte, #43 (25 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Tony Stewart, #20 (245 Laps)



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