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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 15 of 36
Sunday, June 19, 2005 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:39:22
Average speed: 150.596 mph
Pole speed: 194.232 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 1.675 sec
Attendance: 140000
Lead changes: 20
Green flag passes: 2,647 (15.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12516   Greg Biffle National Guard / Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford200171075running63185
2 320   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet200174461running97180
3156   Mark Martin Batman Begins / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford200116125running10170
42117   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford200138261running0160
52399   Carl Edwards AAA / Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford20098650running0155
61101   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet200110148running1155
73015   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet200116454running3151
81838   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford200126106running0142
9175   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20089265running0138
10122   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge200110548running0134
113331   Jeff Burton Beneficial / Cingular   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200106825running0130
121397   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford200125665running12132
132442   Jamie McMurray Home123 Corp.   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge20087390running1129
14 618   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet200110915running0121
15 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge200122781running3123
162222   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge200101798running0115
17418   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet200118448running0112
18 49   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge200106965running0109
191648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200118881running2111
202611   Jason Leffler FedEx / Kinko's   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20075890running0103
21 241   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge199107248running7105
22 519   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge19999535running097
232910   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet19993448running094
241488   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford199106698running091
252829   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet199116351running088
263777   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge19979965running085
27200   Mike Bliss NetZero / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet19871680running082
283849   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge19871425running079
293607   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Country Cocktail   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19879215running076
303245   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge19880687running073
312732   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet19867990running070
32 924   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet197116651running067
333421   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / Rent-A-Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford19796004running064
343123   Mike Skinner History Channel AutoManiac   (Bill Davis)Dodge19767735running061
351091   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Ray Evernham)Dodge19667595running058
363566   Mike Garvey Peak Fitness / Jani-King   (Jeff Stec)Ford19667545running055
373937   Kevin Lepage Patron Tequila   (John Carter)Dodge19567495running052
381943   Jeff Green Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18496331running049
39 87   Robby Gordon Menards   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet18267350running151
404040   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge16795223engine043
41 725   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15475280running040
424351   Stuart Kirby Marathon Multipower-3 HD Motor Oil   (Joe Auer)Chevrolet9167240crash037
43424   Mike Wallace Lucas / Wide Open Energy Drink   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet5066671engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.8unapproved impound adjustment
Kevin Lepage37unapproved impound adjustment
Stuart Kirby51engine change
Mike Garvey66transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Eric McClure92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
45Derrike Cope79SBC / Tubby's SubsJohn ConelyChevrolet
46P.J. Jones34Ultra Comp TrailersWilliam EdwardsChevrolet
47Morgan Shepherd89Victory In Jesus / Red Line OilMorgan ShepherdDodge
WDCarl Long00Buyer's Choice Auto WarrantiesRaynard McGlynnChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14242  
43475   #25 accident on pit road#41
48514  
52598   oil on track#49
6015697  
1571615   debris#9
1621687  
1691735   #40 accident turn 3#8
17420027  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.5%             Average green flag run: 35.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Casey Mears177
  Tony Stewart83932
  Greg Biffle40401
  Ryan Newman41433
  Kurt Busch44496
  Mark Martin505910
  Kurt Busch60656
  Tony Stewart668722
  Greg Biffle88925
  Michael Waltrip93931
  Joe Nemechek94941
  Jimmie Johnson95962
  Robby Gordon97971
  Tony Stewart9812932
  Greg Biffle1301378
  Michael Waltrip1381392
  Greg Biffle14015718
  Jamie McMurray1581581
  Tony Stewart15916911
  Greg Biffle17020031

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 2173    
2   Greg Biffle 2124   -49  
3   Elliott Sadler 1923   -250  
4   Carl Edwards 1914   -259  
5   Mark Martin 1904   -269  
6   Tony Stewart 1862   -311  
7   Ryan Newman 1856   -317  
8   Rusty Wallace 1848   -325  
9   Kurt Busch 1813   -360  
10   Kevin Harvick 1803   -370  
11   Jamie McMurray 1799   -374  
12   Jeff Gordon 1767   -406  
13   Jeremy Mayfield 1756   -417  
14   Michael Waltrip 1730   -443  
15   Dale Jarrett 1715   -458  
16   Jeff Burton 1688   -485  
17   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1670   -503  
18   Kyle Busch 1652   -521  
19   Joe Nemechek 1628   -545  
20   Kasey Kahne 1600   -573