Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 19, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 36

FORD 400

HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY

 

Homestead, Fla.Nov. 19, 2006

1.5-Mile Oval

400.5 M – 267 LPurse: $5,200,543

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         22          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard Ford                                          268                    185           *      5         $323,800      Running

 2         20            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  268                    175           *      5           260,458      Running

 3         33          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 268                    165                               183,500      Running

 4           1            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              268                    170         **    10           190,689      Running

 5           7          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              268                    155                               157,586      Running

 6         19          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   268                    150                               141,991      Running

 7           2          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         268                    151           *      5             91,100      Running

 8         31          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             268                    142                                 99,475      Running

 9         15          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              268                    143           *      5           119,986      Running

10        10          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel’s Chevrolet                                     268                    134                                 85,400      Running

11        23          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            268                    130                                 94,508      Running

12        24          33            Scott Wimmer              Holiday Inn Chevrolet                                        268                    127                                 65,950      Running

13        13          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         268                    124                               107,645      Running

14          5          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              268                    121                                 95,895      Running

15        21          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               268                    118                               120,411      Running

16        11          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    268                    115                                 76,925      Running

17        28          15            Paul Menard                Menards Chevrolet                                            268                    117           *      5             64,925      Running

18        26            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          268                    109                                 82,725      Running

19        14            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        268                    111           *      5           113,216      Running

20        40          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      268                    103                                 70,700      Running

21          6          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               267                    100                                 75,600      Running

22        27          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           267                      97                                 89,458      Running

23        16          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       267                      94                               109,108      Running

24        12          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              267                      91                               112,786      Running

25        43          00            Bill Elliott                       Burger King/XBox Chevrolet                             267                      88                                 63,700      Running

26        25          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               266                      85                                 78,033      Running

27        34          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      266                      82                                 75,622      Running

28        38          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo/Tire Kingdom Dodge                      266                      79                                 73,775      Running

29        37          21            Ken Schrader              Motorcraft Ford                                                 266                      76                                 92,689      Running

30          8          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           265                      78           *      5           100,325      Out of Fuel

31        41          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           265                      70                                 96,625      Running

32        39          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    261                      67                                 95,983      Engine

33          9          38            David Gilliland              M&M’s Ford                                                       257                      64                                 90,483      Running

34        29          30            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    251                      61                                 61,425      Accident

35        42          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             250                      58                               108,050      Engine

36          4          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              230                      60           *      5             90,991      Engine

37        18          14            Sterling Marlin              Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet                       213                      52                                 60,800      Engine

38          3            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           206                      54           *      5             78,600      Running

39        17          49            Mike Bliss                    WhatsOnline.com Dodge                                   201                      46                                 60,400      Engine

40        35            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Energizer Chevrolet                           187                      43                                 60,175      Accident

41        30          43            Bobby Labonte            Chex Party Mix Dodge                                         83                      40                                 96,911      Accident

42        32          09            Jeremy Mayfield          Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                  78                      37                                 59,675      Oil Leak

43        36            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                    9                      34                               100,506      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (13) Ward Burton #4; Brandon Whitt #72; Casey Atwood #95; Kenny Wallace #78; Todd Kluever #06; David Ragan #60; Michael Waltrip #55; Mike Skinner #27; Derrike Cope #74; Kevin Lepage #61; Carl Long #46; Chad Chaffin #34; Morgan Shepherd #89.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, Greg Biffle won the Ford 400, posting his 11th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Jimmie Johnson finished ninth and won the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Championship. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #07 Bowyer (engine change); #7 R. Gordon (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 12 minutes, 23 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED:  125.375 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .389 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (178.259 mph, 30.293 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No winner of bonus; $10,000 rolls over into NASCAR NEXTEL Cup point fund.++)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Joe Nemechek (298.990 seconds--total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

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

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Greg Biffle

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Greg Biffle (174.452 mph, Lap 268)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr.

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; $80,000 rolls over into NASCAR NEXTEL Cup point fund.

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Greg Biffle

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kasey Kahne (90 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 11 cautions for 43 laps. 8-11 (Car #2 & 43-Accident, Backstretch); 16-18 (Car #2-Accident, Turn 4); 46-49 (Debris); 117-120 (Car #5-Accident, Turn 2); 162-165 (Debris); 175-178 (Car #38-Accident, Turn 3); 190-193 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 4); 206-209 (Oil on track); 248-251 (Car #12-Spin, Backstretch); 253-256 (Car #30-Accident, Turn 1 [Red Flag-253; 7:58]); 263-266 (Oil on track).

LAP LEADERS: 15 lead changes among 10 drivers. Kasey Kahne 1-18, Kyle Busch 19-46, Kahne 47-104, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 105-106, Jimmie Johnson 107-108, Paul Menard 109, Kahne 110-117, Earnhardt 118-162, Martin Truex Jr. 163-189, Elliott Sadler 190-206, Kahne 207-209, Scott Riggs 210, Kahne 211-213, Greg Biffle 214-248, J.J. Yeley 249-256, Biffle 257-268.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 6,475          (5)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                      6,419          (4)

 3 –Denny Hamlin                     6,407          (2)

 4 –Kevin Harvick                      6,397          (5)

 5 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.               6,328          (1)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                         6,265          (2)

 7 –Jeff Burton                          6,228          (1)

 8 –Kasey Kahne                      6,183          (6)

 9 –Mark Martin                         6,168          (0)

10–Kyle Busch                          6,027          (1)

 

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

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        5

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        5

Kyle Busch                         (#  5)        4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        5

Mike Ford                           (#11)        5

Todd Berrier                      (#29)        5

Ken Francis                        (#  9)        5

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 330

Clint Bowyer                                    271

Martin Truex Jr.                               243

Reed Sorenson                               222

J.J. Yeley                                        213

David Stremme                               192

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       279        23

Dodge                            203          7

Ford                               202          6

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        7

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Kasey Kahne                     (#  9)        4

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)        10

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          9

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          8

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

Bobby Labonte              (#43)          4

Casey Mears                  (#42)          4

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #          Pts.

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)            6

Tony Stewart                 (#20)            5

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            5


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

Tony Stewart                         (#20)    18

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)    12

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                  (#  8)    11

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Hendrick                                 (#48)    211

Roush Yates                           (#17)    190

Mark Cronquist                       (#20)    181

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                                  Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        6

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        4

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        4

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        8

Jeff Burton                             (#31)        5

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kurt Busch         6      Kyle Busch             1

Kasey Kahne     6      David Gilliland      1

Jeff Burton         4      Kevin Harvick         1

Denny Hamlin    3      Jimmie Johnson    1

Greg Biffle         2      Elliott Sadler         1

Jeff Gordon        2      Boris Said              1

Ryan Newman   2      Brian Vickers          1

Scott Riggs        2


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 36
Unofficial Race Results for the Ford 400 - Sunday, November 19, 2006
Homestead-Miami Speedway - Homestead, Fla. - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 268 Laps - 402.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, November 19, 2006 @ 07:09 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 22 16 Greg Biffle National Guard Ford 268 185 5 Running 2 47
2 20 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 268 175 5 Running 1 27
3 33 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Express Chevrolet 268 165 Running
4 1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 268 170 10 Running 5 90
5 7 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 268 155 Running
6 19 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 268 150 Running
7 2 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 268 151 5 Running 1 1
8 31 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 268 142 Running
9 15 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 268 143 5 Running 1 2
10 10 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 268 134 Running
11 23 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 268 130 Running
12 24 33 Scott Wimmer Holiday Inn Chevrolet 268 127 Running
13 13 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 268 124 Running
14 5 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 268 121 Running
15 21 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 268 118 Running
16 11 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 268 115 Running
17 28 15 Paul Menard Menards Chevrolet 268 117 5 Running 1 1
18 26 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 268 109 Running
19 14 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 268 111 5 Running 2 47
20 40 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 268 103 Running
21 6 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 267 100 Running
22 27 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 267 97 Running
23 16 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 267 94 Running
24 12 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 267 91 Running
25 43 00 Bill Elliott Burger King/XBox Chevrolet 267 88 Running
26 25 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 266 85 Running
27 34 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 266 82 Running
28 38 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo/Tire Kingdom Dodge 266 79 Running
29 37 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Ford 266 76 Running
30 8 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 265 78 5 Out of Gas 1 8
31 41 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 265 70 Running
32 39 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 261 67 Engine
33 9 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 257 64 Running
34 29 30 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 251 61 Accident
35 42 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 250 58 Engine
36 4 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 230 60 5 Engine 1 17
37 18 14 Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts Chevrolet 213 52 Engine
38 3 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevrolet 206 54 5 Running 1 28
39 17 49 Mike Bliss whatsOnline.com Dodge 201 46 Engine
40 35 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Energizer Chevrolet 187 43 Accident
41 30 43 Bobby Labonte Chex Party Mix Dodge 83 40 Accident
42 32 09 Jeremy Mayfield Miccosukee Resort Dodge 78 37 Oil Leak
43 36 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 9 34 Accident
# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender
Time of Race 3 hours, 12 minutes, 23 seconds Average Speed 125.375 mph Margin of Victory 0.389 Seconds



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