Dover International Speedway
September 24, 2006

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 28

DOVER 400

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Dover, Del.Sept. 24, 2006

1-Mile Oval

400 L – 400 MPurse: $5,028,146

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts         Pts                Won          Status

 1         19          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              400                    185           *      5         $230,370      Running

 2           6          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             400                    175           *      5           172,850      Running

 3           1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              400                    165                               181,836      Running

 4         10            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                400                    160                               153,233      Running

 5           8          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           400                    160           *      5           123,825      Running

 6         33            1    #      Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  400                    150                               123,283      Running

 7         26          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         400                    146                               124,911      Running

 8         16          07    #      Clint Bowyer               DirecTV Chevrolet                                             400                    142                                 90,625      Running

 9         23          11    #      Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Chevrolet                                   400                    138                                 80,875      Running

10          3          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   399                    144         **    10           136,816      Running

11          7          41    #      Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    399                    135           *      5           102,125      Running

12        38          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Dodge                                               399                    127                                 96,983      Running

13        18          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              399                    124                               119,861      Running

14          9            6            Mark Martin                  AAA Ford                                                          399                    121                                 87,075      Running

15        34          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           398                    118                               105,200      Running

16        35          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              398                    120           *      5           101,466      Running

17        32          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             398                    112                               114,300      Running

18        20          40    #      David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            398                    114           *      5             93,108      Running

19        36          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Ford                                              397                    106                                 97,889      Running

20        28          66            Jeff Green                   Haas CNC/Best Buy Chevrolet                          397                    103                                 92,883      Running

21        13            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        397                    100                               105,166      Running

22        24          42            Casey Mears               Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    397                      97                               104,083      Running

23        41          96            Tony Raines                DLP® HDTV Chevrolet                                      397                      94                                 70,625      Running

24          4          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       397                      96           *      5           111,733      Running

25        17          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            396                      88                                 87,197      Running

26          5          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         396                      85                                 95,345      Running

27        39          38            David Gilliland              M&M’s Ford                                                       396                      82                                 96,758      Running

28        29          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Dodge                                                     396                      79                                 68,200      Running

29        15          25            Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                               395                      76                                 73,550      Running

30        42          18    #      J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           395                      73                               100,475      Running

31        12          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          393                      75           *      5             65,225      Running

32        25          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              366                      67                               101,986      Engine

33        22          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot/Six Flags Chevrolet                303                      64                               119,786      Accident

34          2          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         295                      61                                 65,125      Accident

35        40          61            Stanton Barrett            Oak Gloves Dodge                                            202                      58                                 64,500      Accident

36        43            4            Scott Wimmer              Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           199                      55                                 64,350      Engine

37        11          49            Kevin Lepage              WhatsOnline.com Dodge                                   182                      52                                 64,225      Accident

38        21            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              172                      49                               101,314      Accident

39        30          32            Travis Kvapil               Tide/Downy Chevrolet                                      118                      46                                 63,975      Accident

40        27            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           110                      43                                 81,800      Engine

41        14            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Mapei Chevrolet                                   98                      40                                 63,610      Accident

42        37          06            David Ragan                Sharp Aquos Ford                                              46                      PE                                 63,485      Accident

43        31          74            Derrike Cope               Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge          39                      34                                 63,686      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Morgan Shepherd #89; Kenny Wallace #78; Chad Blount #34; Donnie Neuenberger #52.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Jeff Burton won the Dover 400, posting his 18th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory and his first since Phoenix in October 2001. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #10 Riggs (engine change); #32 Kvapil (engine change); #18 Yeley (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 34 minutes, 21 seconds                                        AVERAGE SPEED:  111.966 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  7.955-seconds

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (156.162 mph, 23.053 secs.)

BANK OF AMERICA CARD SERVICES MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Reed Sorenson (No winner of bonus for winning the race; rolls over to $20,000 at Kansas.++)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Kurt Busch (405.936 seconds)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Robbie Reiser (crew chief for Matt Kenseth)

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jeff Burton

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Reed Sorenson (149.838 mph, Lap 172)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jeff Burton ($10,000)++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jeff Burton

U.S.G. IMPROVING THE FINISH AWARD:  Dave Blaney (26 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Matt Kenseth (215 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 48 laps. 4-7 (Car #32-Accident, Frontstretch); 13-15 (Car #9 & 20-Accident, Turn 4); 24-26 (Car #06-Accident, Turn 4); 49-52 (Car #06-Accident, Turn 3); 100-104 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 3); 166-169 (Debris); 186-189 (Car #49-Accident, Turn 2); 206-213 (Debris); 298-306 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 3); 324-327 (Car #18-Spin, Frontstretch).

LAP LEADERS: 12 lead changes among 9 drivers. Jeff Gordon (Pole), Ryan Newman 1-28, Carl Edwards 29-49, David Stremme 50-52, Elliott Sadler 53-73, Matt Kenseth 74-113, Sadler 114-122, Kenseth 123-166, Sterling Marlin 167, Reed Sorenson 168-206, Greg Biffle 207-263, Kenseth 264-394, Jeff Burton 395-400.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10 (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Burton                           5351          (1)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                          5345          (2)

 3 –Matt Kenseth                       5333          (4)

 4 –Denny Hamlin                      5333          (2)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                       5297          (4)

 6 –Mark Martin                          5276          (0)

 7 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.                5249          (1)

 8 –Jimmie Johnson                  5215          (4)

 9 –Kasey Kahne                       5169          (5)

10–Kyle Busch                           5127          (1)

 

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

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        4

Kyle Busch                         (#  5)        4

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        4

Mike Ford                           (#11)        4

Todd Berrier                      (#29)        4

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                      Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                       213        17

Ford                               161          5

Dodge                            158          6


WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Biffle                         (#16)        5

Tony Stewart                     (#20)        5

Matt Kenseth                     (#17)        4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Denny Hamlin                                 263

Clint Bowyer                                    214

Reed Sorenson                               190

Martin Truex Jr.                               177

J.J. Yeley                                        176

David Stremme                               144

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          8

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          8

Jeff Burton                     (#31)          6

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Clint Bowyer                  (#07)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          4

Casey Mears                  (#42)          3

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #          Pts.

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)            5

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            4

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            4


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

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)    12

Tony Stewart                         (#20)    12

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                  (#  8)      9

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                              Car #    Pts.

Roush Yates                           (#17)    154

Danny Lawrence                    (#31)    151

Hendrick                                 (#48)    147

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                                  Car #      Pts.

Matt Kenseth                         (#17)        6

Jeff Burton                             (#31)        4

Tony Stewart                         (#20)        3

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                              Car #      Pts.

Jeff Burton                             (#31)        5

Kasey Kahne                         (#  9)        5

Greg Biffle                             (#16)        4

 

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Kurt Busch         5      Jeff Gordon            1

Jeff Burton         4      Kevin Harvick         1

Kasey Kahne     4      Jimmie Johnson    1

Denny Hamlin    3      Scott Riggs            1

Greg Biffle         2      Elliott Sadler         1

Ryan Newman   2      Boris Said              1

Kyle Busch         1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime Monday




NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Race Number 28
Unofficial Race Results for the Dover 400 - Sunday, September 24, 2006
Dover International Speedway - Dover, Del. - 1 Mile Banked Concrete
Total Race Length - 400 Laps - 400.000 Miles
Provided by NASCAR Statistical Services - Sunday, September 24, 2006 @ 05:23 PM Eastern
Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Award Status Ti.
Led
Lps
Led
1 19 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 400 185 5 $230,370 Running 1 6
2 6 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 400 175 5 $172,850 Running 1 21
3 1 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 400 165 $181,836 Running
4 10 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 400 160 $153,233 Running
5 8 16 Greg Biffle National Guard/Subway Ford 400 160 5 $123,825 Running 1 57
6 33 1 Martin Truex Jr. # Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 400 150 $123,283 Running
7 26 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 400 146 $124,911 Running
8 16 07 Clint Bowyer # DirecTV Chevrolet 400 142 $90,625 Running
9 23 11 Denny Hamlin # FedEx Ground Chevrolet 400 138 $80,875 Running
10 3 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 399 144 10 $136,816 Running 3 215
11 7 41 Reed Sorenson # Target Dodge 399 135 5 $102,125 Running 1 39
12 38 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 399 127 $96,983 Running
13 18 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 399 124 $119,861 Running
14 9 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 399 121 $87,075 Running
15 34 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 398 118 $105,200 Running
16 35 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 398 120 5 $101,466 Running 2 30
17 32 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 398 112 $114,300 Running
18 20 40 David Stremme # Coors Light Dodge 398 114 5 $93,108 Running 1 3
19 36 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Ford 397 106 $97,889 Running
20 28 66 Jeff Green Haas CNC/Best Buy Chevrolet 397 103 $92,883 Running
21 13 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 397 100 $105,166 Running
22 24 42 Casey Mears Texaco/Havoline Dodge 397 97 $104,083 Running
23 41 96 Tony Raines DLP® HDTV Chevrolet 397 94 $70,625 Running
24 4 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 397 96 5 $111,733 Running 1 28
25 17 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 396 88 $87,197 Running
26 5 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevrolet 396 85 $95,345 Running
27 39 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 396 82 $96,758 Running
28 29 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Dodge 396 79 $68,200 Running
29 15 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevrolet 395 76 $73,550 Running
30 42 18 J.J. Yeley # Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 395 73 $100,475 Running
31 12 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 393 75 5 $65,225 Running 1 1
32 25 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevrolet 366 67 $101,986 Engine
33 22 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot/Six Flags Chevrolet 303 64 $119,786 Accident
34 2 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 295 61 $65,125 Accident
35 40 61 Stanton Barrett Oak Gloves Dodge 202 58 $64,500 Accident
36 43 4 Scott Wimmer Lucas Oil Chevrolet 199 55 $64,350 Engine
37 11 49 Kevin Lepage whatsOnline.com Dodge 182 52 $64,225 Accident
38 21 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 172 49 $101,314 Accident
39 30 32 Travis Kvapil Tide/Downy Chevrolet 118 46 $63,975 Accident
40 27 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevrolet 110 43 $81,800 Engine
41 14 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Mapei Chevrolet 98 40 $63,610 Accident
42 37 06 David Ragan Sharp Aquos Ford 46 PE PE $63,485 Accident
43 31 74 Derrike Cope Sundance Vacations/Royal Admin Dodge 39 34 $63,686 Engine
Race Comments Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Jeff Burton won the Dover 400, posting his 18th NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. It is Burton's first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory since Phoenix in October 2001. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #10 Riggs (engine change); 32 Kvapil (engine change); #18 Yeley (backup car).
Failed to Qualify (4) Morgan Shepherd, #89; Kenny Wallace, #78; Chad Blount, #34; Donnie Neuenberger, #52.
Time of Race 3 hours, 34 minutes, 21 seconds Average Speed 111.966 mph Margin of Victory 7.955 Seconds
Caution Flags 10 for 48 laps: Laps 4-7 (#32 accident frontstretch); 13-15 (#9,20 accident turn 4); 24-26 (#06 accident turn 4); 49-52 (#06 accident turn 3); 100-104 (#7 accident turn 3); 166-169 (Debris); 186-189 (#49 accident turn 2); 206-213 (Debris); 298-306 (#10 accident turn 3); 324-327 (#18 spun frontstretch).
Lead Changes 12 among 9 drivers: J. Gordon (Pole); R. Newman 1-28; C. Edwards 29-49; D. Stremme 50-52; E. Sadler 53-73; M. Kenseth 74-113; E. Sadler 114-122; M. Kenseth 123-166; S. Marlin 167; R. Sorenson 168-206; G. Biffle 207-263; M. Kenseth 264-394; J. Burton 395-400.
Top 10 Driver Points (1) J. Burton 5,351; (2) J. Gordon 5,345; (3) M. Kenseth 5,333; (4) D. Hamlin 5,333; (5) K. Harvick 5,297; (6) M. Martin 5,276; (7) D. Earnhardt Jr. 5,249; (8) J. Johnson 5,215; (9) K. Kahne 5,169; (10) Ky. Busch 5,127.
Top 5 Rookie Points
Bud Pole Award Jeff Gordon (156.162 mph)
NEXTEL Leader Bonus Jeff Burton
Raybestos Rookie of the Race Martin Truex Jr. #
Bank of America Card Service Mid-Race Leader Reed Sorenson #
EA Sports Move of the Race Jeff Burton
Checker’s/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge Kurt Busch
Commit Lozenges Commit to Win Jeff Gordon
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race Jeff Burton
DIRECTV Crew Cheif of the Race Matt Kenseth
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap Reed Sorenson, #41 (149.838 mph, Lap 172)
Sunoco Diamond Performance Jeff Burton
USG Improving the Finish Dave Blaney, #22 (26 Places)
WIX Lap Leader Matt Kenseth, #17 (215 Laps)



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