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2005 UAW-Ford 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 29 of 36
Sunday, October 2, 2005 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps* on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:30:51
Average Speed: 143.818 mph
Pole Speed: 189.26 mph
Cautions: 10 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 155,000
Lead changes: 50

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 288   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford190239,833running2185
2 420   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet190212,361running65180
31117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford190179,511running23170
4 312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge190172,041running12165
51099   Carl Edwards World Financial Group   (Jack Roush)Ford190128,475running2160
62725   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet190109,875running6155
71640   Sterling Marlin Coors Light Camouflage Can   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge190124,633running0146
82197   Kurt Busch Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford190138,200running7147
9 501   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet190114,758running1143
104229   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet190137,161running6139
11 618   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet190120,875running0130
121442   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline "Shine On"   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge19098,925running38132
13289   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge190117,125running0124
143219   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge190107,995running1126
153007   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19089,475running0118
161577   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge19089,875running1120
173622   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge190103,783running0112
182921   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford190116,539running5114
19334   Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19078,950running1111
203132   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet19094,733running0103
214043   Jeff Green Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge189107,061running1105
224337   Tony Raines BoSPOKER.net   (John Carter)Dodge18977,825running097
23227   Robby Gordon Menards   (Jim Smith)Chevrolet18978,400running094
243845   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18888,833running091
25412   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge185107,433running088
263949   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge18373,750crash190
27 816   Greg Biffle Post-it / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford17291,950running082
28171   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet17073,400engine079
291911   J.J. Yeley FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet16573,250running181
303766   Kevin Lepage Ace & TJ Show / Peak Fitness   (Jeff Stec)Ford16073,575running073
31 948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet158121,366running375
32230   Mike Bliss Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet14972,750crash067
33135   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet14681,550engine064
34 138   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford128123,916running966
351831   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet7198,595crash058
36 710   Scott Riggs Checkers / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet6589,647crash055
371224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet65120,711crash052
382641   Casey Mears Target / Breast Cancer Research Foundation   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge6579,850crash554
393433   Kerry Earnhardt Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet5771,725crash046
40208   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19118,983crash043
41246   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford1989,435crash040
422515   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1998,524crash037
433500   Mike Skinner Aaron's   (William Edwards)Ford1971,528crash034
* Race extended to 190 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Mike Skinner00driver change
Joe Nemechek01engine change
Michael Waltrip15transmission change
Rusty Wallace2engine change
Bobby Hamilton, Jr.32driver change
Casey Mears41transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Bobby Hamilton, Jr.32TideCal WellsChevrolet
45Johnny Sauter09Miccosukee Gaming & ResortsJames FinchDodge
46Morgan Shepherd89Racing With Jesus / Dutch Quality StoneMorgan ShepherdDodge
WDMike Skinner92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21277   #00,01,6,8,15,38,48 accident turn 1none
28347  
35373   debrisnone
385720  
58603   #0,43,11,33 accident turn 2none
61655  
66705   #2,4,10,16,24,31,41,48 accident frontstretch#45
71777  
78803   #45 accident turn 4#4
819010  
91933   #97 accident turn 4#45
9410916  
1101123   debris#45
11312816  
1291313   debris#37
13218554  
1861883   #49 accident turn 4none
1891891  
1901901   #45 accident backstretchnone
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.9%             Average green flag run: 15.6 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Elliott Sadler111
  Tony Stewart221
  Dale Jarrett331
  Elliott Sadler485
  Matt Kenseth991
  Jimmie Johnson10123
  Matt Kenseth13131
  Elliott Sadler14163
  Jamie McMurray17204
  Mike Wallace21211
  Jeff Green22221
  Matt Kenseth23297
  Tony Stewart30301
  Matt Kenseth31311
  Tony Stewart32321
  Kevin Harvick33342
  J.J. Yeley35351
  Kurt Busch36416
  Casey Mears42432
  Tony Stewart44441
  Casey Mears45473
  Jamie McMurray48514
  Tony Stewart52521
  Jamie McMurray53531
  Tony Stewart54541
  Jamie McMurray55551
  Tony Stewart56572
  Joe Nemechek58581
  Brian Vickers59635
  Jamie McMurray647714
  Jeremy Mayfield78781
  Kevin Harvick79824
  Matt Kenseth83886
  Kurt Busch89891
  Jamie McMurray90901
  Ken Schrader91911
  Ricky Rudd92965
  Brian Vickers97971
  Ryan Newman9810912
  Travis Kvapil1101101
  Jamie McMurray1111144
  Tony Stewart1151195
  Jamie McMurray1201201
  Tony Stewart12113111
  Matt Kenseth1321321
  Tony Stewart13316129
  Carl Edwards1621632
  Tony Stewart16417512
  Jamie McMurray1761838
  Matt Kenseth1841896
  Dale Jarrett1901901

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 5519    
2   Ryan Newman 5515   -4  
3   Rusty Wallace 5443   -76  
4   Jimmie Johnson 5437   -82  
5   Greg Biffle 5421   -98  
6   Carl Edwards 5419   -100  
7   Matt Kenseth 5408   -111  
8   Jeremy Mayfield 5407   -112  
9   Mark Martin 5381   -138  
10   Kurt Busch 5339   -180  
11   Kevin Harvick 3321   -2198  
12   Jamie McMurray 3307   -2212  
13   Elliott Sadler 3288   -2231  
14   Dale Jarrett 3270   -2249  
15   Joe Nemechek 3222   -2297  
16   Jeff Gordon 3202   -2317  
17   Brian Vickers 3187   -2332  
18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3112   -2407  
19   Kyle Busch 3064   -2455  
20   Jeff Burton 3022   -2497  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 4185    
2   Greg Biffle 3907   -278  
3   Rusty Wallace 3815   -370  
4   Jimmie Johnson 3802   -383  
5   Mark Martin 3629   -556  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 3615   -570  
7   Kurt Busch 3613   -572  
8   Ryan Newman 3565   -620  
9   Carl Edwards 3518   -667  
10   Matt Kenseth 3507   -678  
11   Kevin Harvick 3321   -864  
12   Jamie McMurray 3307   -878  
13   Elliott Sadler 3288   -897  
14   Dale Jarrett 3270   -915  
15   Joe Nemechek 3222   -963  
16   Jeff Gordon 3202   -983  
17   Brian Vickers 3187   -998  
18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3112   -1073  
19   Kyle Busch 3064   -1121  
20   Jeff Burton 3022   -1163