Texas Motor Speedway
November 5, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 34

DICKIES 500

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Fort Worth, TexasNov. 5, 2006

1.5-Mile Oval

501 M – 334 L – Purse: $7,089,515

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts         Pts                Won          Status

 1           8          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevy                               339                    190         **    10         $521,361      Running

 2           5          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevy                                              339                    175           *      5           364,236      Running

 3         21          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevy                              339                    165                               254,186      Running

 4         11            5            Kyle Busch                  CARQUEST Chevy                                       339                    165           *      5           204,250      Running

 5         14          07    #      Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel’s Chevy                                     339                    160           *      5           176,625      Running

 6         10            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevy                                        339                    155           *      5           187,141      Running

 7         25          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    339                    146                               174,208      Running

 8           3            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                339                    147           *      5           164,833      Running

 9         23          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevy                                              339                    138                               166,586      Running

10          6          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko’s Chevy                                   339                    134                               121,200      Running

11        35          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            339                    130                               144,808      Running

12        36          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   339                    132           *      5           152,791      Running

13        27          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevy                                           339                    124                               130,058      Running

14        34            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy                  339                    121                               126,183      Running

15        15          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             339                    118                               120,050      Running

16        13          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         338                    115                               138,186      Running

17        19          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target/Kraft Dodge                                           338                    112                               108,550      Running

18        16          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevy                                         338                    109                               126,445      Running

19        41          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevy                                      338                    106                                 99,650      Running

20        26          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevy                           338                    108           *      5           136,675      Running

21          7          38            David Gilliland              Combos Ford                                                     338                    100                               126,908      Running

22        28            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          338                      97                               113,475      Running

23        22          49            Mike Bliss                    RoadLoans.com Dodge                                     338                      94                               111,083      Running

24        17          40    #      David Stremme            Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge                            338                      96           *      5           115,722      Running

25        37            4            Ward Burton                Lucas Oil/Hefty Chevy                                 338                      88                                 98,275      Running

26        42          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             338                      90           *      5           141,500      Running

27          1          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevy                                               338                      87           *      5           125,175      Running

28        40          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevy                                      337                      79                                 96,775      Running

29        20          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           334                      76                               126,150      Running

30        33          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevy                                   333                      73                                 94,375      Running

31        12          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools/”Cars” DVD Dodge      331                      70                                 93,675      Accident

32        30          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               330                      67                                 93,475      Running

33          4            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              328                      69           *      5           131,439      Engine

34        24          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       328                      61                               138,483      Running

35        39          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Charter Ford                             324                      58                               113,075      Accident

36        43          44            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s Chevy                                           316                      55                                 92,650      Running

37          2          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              310                      52                               123,441      Running

38        29          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevy                              269                      49                               118,595      Running

39          9            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Mapei Chevy                                 256                      46                                 92,050      Engine

40        31          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevy                          208                      48           *      5             91,850      Accident

41        32          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Sylvania Chevy                             194                      40                                 91,635      Engine

42        18          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                              173                      37                               118,649      Accident

43        38          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     109                      34                                 91,564      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (7) Chad Chaffin #34; Bill Elliott #37; Kevin Lepage #61; Mike Skinner #72; David Ragan#60; Derrike Cope #74; A.J. Allmendinger #84.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 181,500, Tony Stewart won the Dickies 500, posting his 29th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #40 Stremme (backup car); #6 Martin (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 46 minutes, 11 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED:  134.891 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .272 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Brian Vickers (196.235 mph, 27.518 secs.) TRACK RECORD

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (Also gets $5,000 bonus for winning race. ++)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Tony Stewart (285.239 seconds.-total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Brian Vickers

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Greg Zipadelli (crew chief for Tony Stewart)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Tony Stewart

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Tony Stewart (187.188 mph, Lap 339)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $70,000 at Phoenix International Raceway.++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Clint Bowyer

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Tony Stewart

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Kyle Petty (24 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (278 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 12 cautions for 51 laps. 1-4 (Competition); 42-45 (Competition); 90-94 (Car #31-Accident, Frontstretch); 136-140 (Debris); 167-170 (Car #07 & 8-Accident, Turn 4); 175-179 (Car #6, 14 & 21-Accident, Frontstretch); 182-185 (Car #7-Accident, Backstretch); 196-199 (Oil on track); 233-236 (Car #41-Spin, Turn 2); 258-261 (Oil on track); 328-330 (Car #16-Accident, Turn 1); 333-337 (Car #1,10,17,99-Accident, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS: 23 lead changes among 13 drivers. Brian Vickers 1-4, Kurt Busch 5-41, Vickers 42, Tony Stewart 43-89, Kasey Kahne 90, Stewart 91-136, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 137, Sterling Marlin 138, Stewart 139-166, Clint Bowyer 167, Matt Kenseth 168, Stewart 169-195, Bowyer 196, Jamie McMurray 197-200, Stewart 201-232, Bowyer 233, Stewart 234-257, Kahne 258, David Stremme 259, Stewart 260-317, Jimmie Johnson 318, Kyle Busch 319-320, J.J. Yeley 321-323, Stewart 324-339.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 6,157          (5)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                      6,140          (4)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.               6,079          (1)

 4 –Denny Hamlin                     6,077          (2)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                      6,052          (4)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                         6,000          (2)

 7 –Jeff Burton                          5,973          (1)

 8 –Kyle Busch                          5,924          (1)

 9 –Mark Martin                         5,904          (0)

10–Kasey Kahne                      5,867          (6)

 

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

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        5

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        5

Kyle Busch                         (#  5)        4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        5

Mike Ford                           (#11)        5

Robbie Reiser                    (#17)        4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 284

Clint Bowyer                                    233

Reed Sorenson                               196

Martin Truex Jr.                               195

J.J. Yeley                                        185

David Stremme                               159

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevy                       264        22

Dodge                            195          7

Ford                               187          5

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        7

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Matt Kenseth                     (#17)        4

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          9

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          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

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)      9

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Hendrick                                 (#48)    204

Mark Cronquist                       (#20)    180

Roush Yates                           (#17)    180

 

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)        7

Jeff Burton                             (#31)        5

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kurt Busch         6      David Gilliland      1

Kasey Kahne     5      Jeff Gordon            1

Jeff Burton         4      Kevin Harvick         1

Denny Hamlin    3      Jimmie Johnson    1

Greg Biffle         2      Elliott Sadler         1

Ryan Newman   2      Boris Said              1

Scott Riggs        2      Brian Vickers          1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 34
Unofficial Race Results for the Dickies 500 - Sunday, November 5, 2006
Texas Motor Speedway - Ft. Worth, Texas - 1.5 Mile High- Banked Paved
Total Race Length - 339 Laps - 508.500 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, November 5, 2006 @ 08:38 PM Eastern
REVISED   Position Change from quick report. No. 2 moved to eighth; No. 24 moved to ninth.   REVISED
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 8 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 339 190 10 $521,361 Running 8 278
2 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 339 175 5 $364,236 Running 1 1
3 21 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 339 165 $254,186 Running
4 11 5 Kyle Busch CARQUEST Chevy 339 165 5 $204,250 Running 1 2
5 14 07 Clint Bowyer # Jack Daniel's Chevy 339 160 5 $176,625 Running 3 3
6 10 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 339 155 5 $187,141 Running 1 1
7 25 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 339 146 $174,208 Running
8 3 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 339 147 5 $164,833 Running 1 37
9 23 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 339 138 $166,586 Running
10 6 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Kinko's Chevy 339 134 $121,200 Running
11 35 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 339 130 $144,808 Running
12 36 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 339 132 5 $152,791 Running 1 1
13 27 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevy 339 124 $130,058 Running
14 34 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy 339 121 $126,183 Running
15 15 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 339 118 $120,050 Running
16 13 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 338 115 $138,186 Running
17 19 41 Reed Sorenson # Target/Kraft Dodge 338 112 $108,550 Running
18 16 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevy 338 109 $126,445 Running
19 41 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevy 338 106 $99,650 Running
20 26 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevy 338 108 5 $136,675 Running 1 3
21 7 38 David Gilliland Combos Ford 338 100 $126,908 Running
22 28 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 338 97 $113,475 Running
23 22 49 Mike Bliss RoadLoans.com Dodge 338 94 $111,083 Running
24 17 40 David Stremme # Lonestar Steakhouse Dodge 338 96 5 $115,722 Running 1 1
25 37 4 Ward Burton Lucas Oil/Hefty Chevy 338 88 $98,275 Running
26 42 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 338 90 5 $141,500 Running 1 4
27 1 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevy 338 87 5 $125,175 Running 2 5
28 40 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevy 337 79 $96,775 Running
29 20 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 334 76 $126,150 Running
30 33 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevy 333 73 $94,375 Running
31 12 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools/"Cars" DVD Dodge 331 70 $93,675 Accident
32 30 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 330 67 $93,475 Running
33 4 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 328 69 5 $131,439 Engine 2 2
34 24 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 328 61 $138,483 Running
35 39 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Charter Ford 324 58 $113,075 Accident
36 43 44 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 316 55 $92,650 Running
37 2 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 310 52 $123,441 Running
38 29 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevy 269 49 $118,595 Running
39 9 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Mapei Chevy 256 46 $92,050 Engine
40 31 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevy 208 48 5 $91,850 Accident 1 1
41 32 15 Paul Menard Menards/Sylvania Chevy 194 40 $91,635 Engine
42 18 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 173 37 $118,649 Accident
43 38 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 109 34 $91,564 Engine
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 181,500, xx won the Dickies 500, posting his xx 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: #40 Stremme (backup car); #6 Martin (backup car).
Failed to Qualify (7) Chad Chaffin, #34; Bill Elliott, #37; Kevin Lepage, #61; Mike Skinner, #72; David Ragan, #60; Derrike Cope, #74; A.J. Allmendinger, #84.
Time of Race 3 hours, 46 minutes, 11 seconds Average Speed 134.891 mph Margin of Victory 0.272 Seconds
Caution Flags 12 for 51 laps: Laps 1-4 (Competition); 42-45 (Competition); 90-94 (331 accident frontstretch); 136-140 (Debris); 167-170 (#07,8 accident turn 4); 175-179 (#6,14,21 accident frontstretch); 182-185 (#7 accident backstretch); 196-199 (Oil on track); 233-236 (#41 spun turn 2); 258-261 (Oil on track); 328-330 (#16 accident turn 1); 333-337 (#1,10,17,99).
Lead Changes 23 among 13 drivers: B. Vickers 1-4; Ku. Busch 5-41; B. Vickers 42; T. Stewart 43-89; K. Kahne 90; T. Stewart 91-136; D. Earnhardt Jr. 137; S. Marlin 138; T. Stewart 139-166; C. Bowyer 167; M. Kenseth 168; T. Stewart 169-195; C. Bowyer 196; J. McMurray 197-200; T. Stewart 201-232; C. Bowyer 233; T. Stewart 234-257; K. Kahne 258; D. Stremme 259; T. Stewart 260-317; J. Johnson 318; Ky. Busch 319-320; J. Yeley 321-323; T. Stewart 324-339.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Johnson 6,157; (2) M. Kenseth 6,140; (3) D. Earnhardt Jr. 6,079; (4) D. Hamlin 6,077; (5) K. Harvick 6,052; (6) J. Gordon 6,000; (7) J. Burton 5,973; (8) Ky. Busch 5,924; (9) M. Martin 5,904; (10) K. Kahne 5,867.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Brian Vickers (196.235 mph)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Clint Bowyer #
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Tony Stewart
EA Sports Move of the Race Tony Stewart
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Tony Stewart
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Kurt Busch
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Kevin Harvick
DIRECTV Crew Cheif of the Race Greg Zipadelli, #20 Crew Chief
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Tony Stewart, #20 (187.188 mph, Lap 339)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Tony Stewart
USG Improving the Finish Kyle Petty, #45 (24 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Tony Stewart, #20 (278 Laps)



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