THE CHASE FOR THE NEXTEL CUP
STATS after Texas, 11/5/2006

CHASE RACE 8 of 10



2006 CHASE FOR THE NASCAR NEXTEL CUP

After Race #8 of 10:  Texas #2

Races Left in The Chase:  2 (20%)

 

Phoenix #2                  Homestead/Miami

                                                                                                                                                                                    S-C            S-C       S-C

                                    Season-Chase  Out       Lst Rce Gain     Lst 5                 Season                        Chase              Top            Top      Bottom

Pos./LW-Driver             Pts                   1st         Fin/Pts             1st        Pts       Gain     W—2—3           W—2—3           5s            10s       10s      

1/ 2--Jimmie Johnson   6157/1112         +17       2/175                +43       811         +7      5—5—1            1—3—1            12-4            22-4      1-1

2/1—Matt Kenseth        6140/1090         -17        12/132              -43        713         +2      4—3—3            0—0—0            15-2            20-4      1-0

3/ 4—Earnhardt Jr.       6079/1054         -78        6/155                +6        691        +4      1—1—4            0—0—1            10-2            16-4      5-0

4/3—Denny Hamlin      6077/1047         -80        10/134              -15        635         -2       2—2—0            0—1—0            6-2            18-5      2-0

5/6—Kevin Harvick       6052/1012         -105      3/165                +16       637          E       4—1—4            1—0—1            13-2            18-4      0-0

6/7—Jeff Gordon          6000/990           -157      9/138                -11        609          E       2—3—3            0—0—2            13-3            17-5      6-2

7/5—Jeff Burton           5973/958           -184      38/49                -100      462         -6       1—1—1            1—0—1            7-3            19-4      4-2

8/10—Kyle Busch         5924/889           -233      4/165                +16       646         +1      1—3—2            0—0—0            10-1            18-2      5-2

9/8—Mark Martin          5904/884           -253      22/97                -52        463         -6       0—1—1            0—0—1            7-1            14-2      2-1

10/9—Kasey Kahne      5867/862           -290      33/69                -80        629          E       6—1—1            1—1—0            11-2            17-3      4-2              

 

 

THE RACE FOR NEXT BEST

                                                            Out of   Lst Rce                         Season                        Top      Top      Bottom

Pos./LW—Driver                      Pts       11th       Fin/Pts Gain     Pts./Gain          W—2—3           5s         10s       10s            Bonus

11/11    Tony Stewart               4488     --          1/190    +39       761/E                5—4—3            15         19         4          125-0

12/12    Carl Edwards               4131     -357      15/118  -69        681/+1              0—3—2            9          18         6          70-0

 

 

NOTES:

  • The lead did not change hands in the 2004 and 2005 Chase after Race #3.  The lead in this year’s Chase has changed hands after Race #2 (Jeff Burton), #6 (Matt Kenseth) and #8 (Jimmie Johnson).
  • Jimmie Johnson’s current 17-point lead over Matt Kenseth is smallest lead after Race #8 of the three Chases.  

 

 

2006 CHASE—After 8 Races                             2005 CHASE—After 8 Races                             2004 CHASE—After 8 Races

                                                Out of                                                               Out of                                                               Outof

Pos.-Driver                   Pts.      1st                     Pos.-Driver-05 Finish    Pts.      1st                     Pos.-Driver-04 Finish    Pts.            1st

 

1—Jimmie Johnson     6157     +17                   1—Tony Stewart (1)     6255     +38                   1—Kurt Busch (1)         6191            +41

2—Matt Kenseth           6140     -17                    2—Jimmie Johnson (5) 6217    -38                    2—Jeff Gordon  (3)       6150            -41

3—Earnhardt Jr.           6079     -78                    3—Carl Edwards (3)     6176     -79                    3—Earnhardt Jr. (5)      6144            -47

4—Denny Hamlin         6077     -80                    4—Greg Biffle  (2)        6133     -122                  4—Jimmie Johnson (2) 6143     -48

5—Kevin Harvick         6052     -105                  5—Mark Martin (4)        6132     -123                  5—Mark Martin (4)        6089            -102

6—Jeff Gordon             6000     -157                  6—Matt Kenseth (7)      6120     -135                  6—Tony Stewart (6)     6049            -142

7—Jeff Burton              5973     -184                  7—Ryan Newman (6)   6081     -174                  7—Ryan Newman (7)   6041            -150

8—Kyle Busch              5924     -233                  8—Kurt Busch (10)        5974     -281                  8—Elliott Sadler (9)      5869            -322

9—Mark Martin            5904     -253                  9—Rusty Wallace (8)    5940     -315                  9—Matt Kenseth (8)      5855            -336

10—Kasey Kahne         5867     -290                  10—Mayfield (9)           5848     -407                  10—Mayfield (10)         5836            -355

 

 

 

THE 2006CHASE FOR THE NEXTEL CUP

Pos.-Driver                   1st         Last 4 Phoenix Finishes          

1—Jimmie Johnson     +17       6—15—7—7                             

2—Matt Kenseth           -17        36—42—32—3                         

3—Dale Earnhardt Jr.  -78        1—4—40—23                           

4—Denny Hamlin         -80        13—34                                     

5—Kevin Harvick         -105      4—19—23—1                           

6—Jeff Gordon             -157      3—12—3—10                           

7—Jeff Burton              -184      11—3—15—9                           

8—Kyle Busch              -233      8—1—36                                  

9—Mark Martin                        -253      15—16—14—11                       

10—Kasey Kahne         -290      5—17—27—6                           

 

 

2006 CHASE CHART

 

                                                NH        Dov      Kan      Tall      Lowe   Mrtn     Atl        Tex      Phx      Hstead

1—Jimmie Johnson                 39         13         14         24           2          1          2          2

 

2—Matt Kenseth                       10         10         23         4            14         11         4          12

 

3—Dale Earnhardt Jr.              13         21         10         23           4          22         3          6

 

4—Denny Hamlin                     4          9          18         21           28         2          8          10

 

5—Kevin Harvick                     1          32         15         6            18         9          31         3

 

6—Jeff Gordon                         3          3          39         36           24         5          6          9

 

7—Jeff Burton                          7          1          5          27           3          42         13         38

 

8—Kyle Busch                          38         40         7          11           6          18         27         4

 

9—Mark Martin                        11         14         3          8            30         24         36         22

 

10—Kasey Kahne                     16         38         33         2            1          7          38         33

 

 

POINTS SCORED IN THE CHASE

Pos.-Driver                   Pts. (Bonus)

1—Jimmie Johnson     1112  (30)

2—Matt Kenseth           1090  (30)

3—Dale Earnhardt Jr.  1054  (30)

4—Denny Hamlin         1047  (15)

5—Kevin Harvick         1012  (15)

6—Jeff Gordon             990   (25)

7—Jeff Burton              958   (20)

8—Kyle Busch              889   (20)

9—Mark Martin            884   (10)

10—Kasey Kahne         862   (25)


THE RACE to GET in THE CHASE after
Atlanta
Martinsville
none done after Charlotte
Talladega
Kansas
Dover
New Hampshire
Richmond
California
Bristol
Michigan
Watkins Glen
Indy
Pocono
not done for NHIS
Chicago
Daytona
Sonoma
Michigan
Pocono
Dover
Charlotte
not done for Darlington
Richmond
Talladega
Phoenix
Texas
2006 stats not done until Texas
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