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2005 Aaron's 312


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NASCAR Busch Series race number 5 of 35
Saturday, March 19, 2005 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
203 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (312.6 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:34
Average Speed: 130.651 mph
Pole Speed: 191.364 mph
Cautions: 8 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.192 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Busch Series results   /   2005 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
28390   Kertus Davis RaceGirl   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet19914,650running079
20331   Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge20319,705running0103
10 610   Michel Jourdain, Jr. ppc Racing   (Greg Pollex)Ford20328,800running0134
24 911   Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet20316,555running091
383012   Tim Fedewa Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Dodge13916,760crash049
133514   David Stremme Navy "Accelerate Your Life"   (Terry Bradshaw)Dodge20322,313running0124
41017   Matt Kenseth Waste Management   (Jack Roush)Ford20321,250running0160
34 218   J.J. Yeley Vigoro / The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet17117,430running061
21 52   Clint Bowyer AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20328,605running17105
161920   Denny Hamlin Rockwell Automation   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20320,975running0115
321321   Brandon Miller Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18214,475crash067
122122   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Greg Pollex)Ford20323,805running0127
363723   Shawna Robinson Vassarette   (Keith Coleman)Chevrolet16014,335running055
141725   Ashton Lewis U.S. Marines   (Ed Rensi)Ford20325,930running0121
332027   David Green Kleenex   (Clarence Brewer)Ford18118,145crash064
293828   Derrike Cope Jay Robinson, Inc.   (Jay Robinson)Ford19716,305running076
432530   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Smith & Wesson   (Chris Lencheski)Chevrolet214,511crash034
39 732   Shane Hmiel Win Fuel   (Todd Braun)Chevrolet13714,180running1051
21233   Tony Stewart Mr. Clean AutoDry Carwash   (Kevin Harvick)Chevrolet20334,500running24175
154334   Randy LaJoie Dollar General   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet20314,100running0118
173135   Jason Keller McDonald's   (Sam Rensi)Ford20319,105running0112
262636   Stanton Barrett DCT Motorsports / Tucson   (John McGill)Chevrolet19914,750running085
51438   Kasey Kahne Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Dodge20321,750running1160
30364   Ryan Hemphill GEICO / Pet Brands   (Fred Biagi)Dodge19520,500running073
192840   Reed Sorenson Discount Tire   (Armando Fitz)Dodge20313,250running0106
422244   Justin Labonte U.S. Coast Guard   (Terry Labonte)Chevrolet522,080crash037
25 447   Jon Wood Clorox / Wisk   (Tad Geschickter)Ford20015,150running088
3 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20326,203running90175
404249   Steve Grissom Advil Liqui-Gels   (Jay Robinson)Ford11416,665engine043
23 85   Blake Feese Lowe's / Hitachi Power Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20315,258running094
312758   Brent Sherman Hickory Farms/Serta   (Doug Stringer)Dodge18512,510too slow070
413259   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (Tad Geschickter)Ford9016,625overheating040
22346   Jeremy Mayfield Ragu   (Ray Evernham)Dodge20313,000running097
1 160   Carl Edwards Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford20354,841running47185
91864   Jamie McMurray Top-Flite Golf   (Rusty Wallace)Dodge20316,525running0138
61566   Greg Biffle Duraflame   (Clarence Brewer)Ford20318,350running14155
35417   Kim Crosby NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet16412,385too slow058
374072   Geoffrey Bodine Gunbroker.com   (Pat MacDonald)Chevrolet15014,300transmission052
11168   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet20331,575running0130
81190   Elliott Sadler CitiFinancial   (Yates Racing)Ford20317,120running0142
182495   Bobby Hamilton Sadler & Son Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Dodge20313,325running0109
272398   Jimmy Spencer Bryan Foods   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet19912,700running082
72999   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet20317,660running0146

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Tim Fedewa12transmission change
David Stremme14transmission change
Tony Stewart33unapproved impound adjustment
Reed Sorenson40driver/transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44John Hayden1631-W InsulationWayne DayChevrolet
45Aaron Fike43Jo Dee MessinaMike CurbDodge
46Stan Boyd52Means RacingJimmy MeansFord
47Damon Lusk85House HunterDaniel KinneyChevrolet
48Blake Mallory24Boudreaux's Butt PasteGregg MixonChevrolet
49Reed Sorenson41Discount TireChip GanassiDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
287   #30,44 accident backstretch 
91810  
19224   #21,64 accident frontstretch 
23297  
30334   #58 accident turn 2 
346734  
68714   #32 accident turn 4 
7211140  
1121154   #21 accident backstretch 
11614025  
1411466   #12 accident turn 4 
14717630  
1771804   #6 spun turn 2 
1811822  
1831886   #27 accident frontstretch 
18920315  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.2%             Average green flag run: 18.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Carl Edwards12929
  Shane Hmiel303910
  Jimmie Johnson40467
  Greg Biffle476014
  Jimmie Johnson61677
  Tony Stewart68681
  Jimmie Johnson697810
  Tony Stewart79868
  Jimmie Johnson8711125
  Tony Stewart1121121
  Jimmie Johnson1131197
  Tony Stewart1201201
  Carl Edwards1211266
  Jimmie Johnson12714014
  Tony Stewart14115313
  Jimmie Johnson1541585
  Clint Bowyer1591613
  Jimmie Johnson16217615
  Clint Bowyer17719014
  Kasey Kahne1911911
  Carl Edwards19220312

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 795    
2   Kevin Harvick 690   -105  
3   Clint Bowyer 676   -119  
4   Reed Sorenson 670   -125  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 668   -127  
6   Ashton Lewis 615   -180  
7   David Stremme 576   -219  
8   Kenny Wallace 539   -256  
9   Denny Hamlin 533   -262  
10   Greg Biffle 505   -290  
11   Randy LaJoie 503   -292  
12   Shane Hmiel 482   -313  
13   Justin Labonte 464   -331  
14   Jon Wood 464   -331  
15   David Green 462   -333  
16   Tim Fedewa 458   -337  
17   Johnny Sauter 448   -347  
18   Tony Stewart 446   -349  
19   Jason Keller 440   -355  
20   Paul Menard 424   -371