Daytona International Speedway
Daytona 500
February 18, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 1

DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Daytona Beach, Fla.Feb. 18, 2007

2.5-Mile Oval

500 M – 200 LPurse: $18,391,423

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts                Won          Status

 1         34          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    202                    190           *      5      $1,510,469      Running

 2         26          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         202                    175           *      5        1,120,416      Running

 3           7          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              202                    165                               819,216      Running

 4         22          09            Mike Wallace               Miccosukee Resorts Chevrolet                         202                    160                               615,658      Running

 5         35            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          202                    155                               529,350      Running

 6         30          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              202                    150                               407,153      Running

 7         28            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              202                    146                               386,074      Running

 8           1          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       202                    147           *      5           374,764      Running

 9         18          13            Joe Nemechek             CertainTeed/Ginn Resorts Chevrolet                202                    138                               302,008      Running

10        42          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              202                    134                               371,679      Running

11          6          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            202                    130                               294,758      Running

12        12          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           202                    127                               308,541      Running

13        33          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    202                    124                               296,833      Running

14        23          60            Boris Said                    SoBe No Fear Energy Drink Ford                      202                    121                               265,375      Running

15        39            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Ford                                                   202                    118                               268,475      Running

16        41          70            Johnny Sauter             Yellow Transportation/Haas Chevrolet             202                    115                               262,675      Running

17        38          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          202                    112                               280,641      Running

18        11          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     202                    109                               275,500      Running

19        36          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    202                    106                               299,483      Running

20        17          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       202                    103                               275,225      Running

21        27          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         202                    100                               300,436      Running

22        43          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       202                      97                               259,575      Running

23        14          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             202                      94                               273,383      Running

24          8            5            Kyle Busch                  CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        202                      96           *      5           276,858      Running

25        25          16            Greg Biffle                   Ameriquest Ford                                               202                      88                               276,075      Running

26          2          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    202                      85                               293,091      Running

27        10          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   202                      87           *      5           309,099      Running

28          9          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 201                      79                               279,175      Running

29        13            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        201                      81           *      5           290,820      Running

30        15          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  200                      73                               269,708      Running

31        24          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             195                      70                               265,058      Accident

32          5            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        195                      67                               315,733      Accident

33        20          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         195                      64                               262,583      Running

34        37          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              186                      61                               269,447      Parked

35        19          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford                        185                      58                               271,189      Accident

36        31          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy/HAAS Automation Chevrolet             181                      55                               259,025      Running

37        32          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         179                      52                               259,158      Running

38        16          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       175                      54           *      5           283,233      Engine

39        21          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              173                      46                               298,886      Accident

40        40          00    #      David Reutimann         Domino's Toyota                                                173                      43                               249,583      Accident

41          4            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                166                      50         **    10           300,816      Running

42        29          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            160                      37                               248,050      Running

43          3          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               152                      39           *      5           334,931      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (18) #49 Mike Bliss; #36 Jeremy Mayfield; #15 Paul Menard; #78 Kenny Wallace; #34 Kevin Lepage; #74 Derrike Cope; #30 Stanton Barrett; #39 Regan Smith; #37 Bill Elliott; #71 Frank Kimmel; #72 Brandon Whitt; #58 James Hylton; #04 Eric McClure; #27 Kirk Shelmerdine; #4 Ward Burton; #83 Brian Vickers; #23 Mike Skinner; #84 AJ Allmendinger.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 185,000, Kevin Harvick won the Daytona 500, posting his 11th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory and his first in the Daytona 500. Before the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #00 Reutimann (transmission change); #18 Yeley (transmission change); #41 Sorenson (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 22 minutes, 54 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED:  149.335 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .020 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  David Gilliland (186.320 mph, 48.304 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Mark Martin (216.620 seconds--total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD:  David Gilliland

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Todd Parrott (crew chief for David Gilliland)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE ‘STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE’ AWARD: Mark Martin

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr. (185.674 mph, Lap 58)

MOBIL 1 ‘COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE’ AWARD:  Mark Martin

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $20,000 at California++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kevin Harvick

U.S.G. ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD:  Kevin Harvick (33 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (95 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 6 cautions for 26 laps. 18-20 (Car #60-Spin, Backstretch); 80-83 (Car #45-Accident, Turn 2); 154-159 (Car #2 & 20-Accident, Turn 4); 175-179 (Car #00, 11, 48, 66 & 96-Accident, Turn 2); 187-190 (Car #07, 09, 21, 22 & 99-Accident, Frontstretch); 197-200 (Car #8, 26 & 88-Accident, Backstretch [Red Flag-Lap 197,11:39])

LAP LEADERS: 13 lead changes among 9 drivers. David Gilliland 1-18, Kurt Busch 19-48, Tony Stewart 49-80, Kevin Harvick 81-83, Ku. Busch 84-127, Ryan Newman 128, Ku. Busch 129-149, Stewart 150-152, Kyle Busch 153-156, Martin Truex Jr. 157-168, Matt Kenseth 169-174, Truex Jr. 175, Mark Martin 176-201, Harvick 202.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Kevin Harvick                     190            (1)

 2 –Mark Martin                        175            (0)

 3 –Jeff Burton                         165            (0)

 4 –Mike Wallace                     160            (0)

 5 –David Ragan                      155            (0)

 6 –David Gilliland                  147            (0)

 7 –Joe Nemechek                   138            (0)

 8 –Jeff Gordon                        134            (0)

 9 –David Stremme                  130            (0)

10–J.J. Yeley                           130            (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                           9        1

Ford                                   6        0

Dodge                                4        0

Toyota                               2        0

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

David Gilliland                                  1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

David Ragan                                     17

Juan Pablo Montoya                         10

David Reutimann                                9

AJ Allmendinger                                 1

Paul Menard                                       1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          1

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          1

 


DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          1

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Danny Lawrence            (#29)          15

Hendrick                         (#01)          14

Doug Yates                    (#38)          13

Danny Lawrence            (#31)          13

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Martin Truex Jr.             (# 1)           1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

David Gilliland              (#38)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistical Services

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




Provided by NASCAR Statistics  Daytona International Speedway Daytona 500 Race Results UNOFFICAL UNOFFICAL Sunday, 2/18/2007 @ 8:19 PM Eastern 1 34 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet 202 Running 2 4 190 5 2 26 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevrolet 202 Running 1 26 175 5 3 7 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevrolet 202 Running 165 4 22 09 Mike Wallace Miccosukee Resorts Chevrolet 202 Running 160 5 35 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 202 Running 155 6 30 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 202 Running 150 7 28 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 202 Running 146 8 1 38 David Gilliland M & M's Ford 202 Running 1 18 147 5 9 18 13 Joe Nemechek CertainTeed/Ginn Resorts Chevrolet 202 Running 138 10 42 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Chevrolet 202 Running 134 11 6 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 202 Running 130 12 12 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 202 Running 127 13 33 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 202 Running 124 14 23 60 Boris Said SoBe No Fear Energy Drink Ford 202 Running 121 15 39 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Ford 202 Running 118 16 41 70 Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation/Haas Chevrolet 202 Running 115 17 38 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 202 Running 112 18 11 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 202 Running 1 1 109 19 36 42 Juan Pablo  Texaco/Havoline Dodge 202 Running 106 20 17 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet 202 Running 103 21 27 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 202 Running 100 22 43 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 202 Running 97 23 14 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 202 Running 94 24 8 5 Kyle Busch Carquest/Kellogg's Chevrolet 202 Running 1 4 96 5 25 25 16 Greg Biffle Ameriquest Ford 202 Running 88 26 2 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 202 Running 85 27 10 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 202 Running 1 6 87 5 28 9 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevrolet 201 Running 79 29 13 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 201 Running 2 13 81 5 30 15 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 200 Running 73 31 24 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 195 Accident 70 32 5 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 195 Accident 67 33 20 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevrolet 195 Running 64 34 37 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 186 Accident 61 35 19 21 Kenny Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford 185 Accident 58 36 31 66 Jeff Green Best Buy/HAAS Automation Chevrolet 181 Running 55 37 32 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 179 Running 52 38 16 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 175 Engine 1 1 54 5 39 21 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 173 Accident 46 40 40 00 David Reutimann  Domino's Toyota 173 Accident 43 41 4 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 166 Running 3 95 50 10 42 29 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 160 Running 37 43 3 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevrolet 152 Accident 2 35 39 5 Lap Leaders: D. Gilliland 1-18; K. Busch 19-48; T. Stewart 49-80; K. Harvick 81-83; K. Busch 84-127; R. Newman 128; K. 
Busch 129-149; T. Stewart 150-152; K. Busch 153-156; M. Truex Jr. 157-168; M. Kenseth 169-174; M. Truex Jr. 
175; M. Truex Jr. 176-201; K. Harvick 202;  203; 
Fin Str Car Driver Team Lap Pts BPts Status TLd LLd # = Rookie, Fin = Finish, Str = Start, Pts = Total Points, BPs = Lap Leader Bns Pts, TLd = Times Led, LLd = Laps Led Average Speed: 149.333 MPH Lead Changes: 14 among 10 drivers Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 22 Mins, 55 Secs. Cautions: 7 for 25 laps Margin of Victory: 0.020 Seconds Attendance: 185,000


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