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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 12 of 36
Sunday, May 29, 2005 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 5:13:52
Average speed: 114.698 mph
Pole speed: 192.988 mph
Cautions: 22 for 103 laps
Margin of victory: .027 sec
Attendance: 165000
Lead changes: 37
Green flag passes: 3,078 (10.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400470091running11185
23418   Bobby Labonte FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet400273275running10175
31299   Carl Edwards Roundup Extended Control   (Jack Roush)Ford400193300running10170
43619   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge400175195running0160
5 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge400238191running43160
62916   Greg Biffle National Guard / Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford400134725running1155
7301   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet400111500running4151
8 788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford400144208running0142
92149   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge400106150running6143
10202   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge400144958running15139
113943   Jeff Green Cheerios / Bugles   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge400133566running0130
124337   Kevin Lepage Underdog   (John Carter)Dodge40097525running0127
131038   Elliott Sadler Pedigree   (Yates Racing)Ford400136066running4129
143329   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400140436running0121
15 80   Mike Bliss NetZero / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet40098500running0118
16424   Mike Wallace Lucas / Wide Open Energy Drink   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet40095300running0115
173745   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge400112143running1117
183801   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet400116933running26114
192810   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet400113758running0106
202791   Bill Elliott Stanley Tools   (Ray Evernham)Dodge40096325running13108
211142   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline "Shine On"   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39998150running0100
224031   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless GoPhone   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet399115080running097
233222   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge399108408running094
24 920   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet398132461running091
25 65   Kyle Busch Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet398101825running5593
26 49   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge396127900running1190
27257   Robby Gordon Fruit of the Loom   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet39381800crash082
28136   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford39099275crash079
293107   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's Country Cocktail   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet38592150running076
30 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet382140261crash4978
311425   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet379104475crash9880
321877   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge37693750running2372
33158   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet373128983running064
342441   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge33898017running166
351621   Ricky Rudd U.S. Air Force / Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford305107489engine163
362315   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet245107364crash160
37 317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford245131456crash052
382644   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24579910crash1754
394140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge215107708crash046
401909   Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge13779690crash043
412223   Mike Skinner AutoManiac   (Bill Davis)Dodge9979580crash040
421750   Jimmy Spencer Arnold Development Companies   (Don Arnold)Dodge9879485crash037
433597   Kurt Busch Smirnoff Ice / Irwin   (Jack Roush)Ford26132145crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Bobby Labonte18transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jason Leffler11FedEx FreightJoe GibbsChevrolet
45Bobby Hamilton, Jr.32Tide to GoCal WellsChevrolet
46Hermie Sadler66Ace & TJ Show / Peak FitnessJeff StecFord
47Boris Said36Centrix FinancialBob SuttonChevrolet
48Jeff Fuller34Revi Pit Crew WearWilliam EdwardsChevrolet
49Carl Long00Buyer's Choice Auto WarrantiesRaynard McGlynnChevrolet
50Tony Raines92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
51Mike Garvey75Jani-King / Rinaldi Air ConditioningRobert RinaldiDodge
52Kirk Shelmerdine27Freddie B'sKirk ShelmerdineFord
53Greg Sacks13Sacks MotorsportsGreg SacksDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
793   #1 accident turn 2none
10101  
11144   #97 accident turn 2none
159379  
94974   debris turn 1#0
981014  
1021076   #50,10,23,7,15 accident backstretch#18
1081147  
1151217   debris#01
12213918  
1401467   #09 accident turn 3#22
1471504  
1511544   #38 spun turn 4#8
1551628  
1631675   #97 accident turn 2#41
16820033  
2012044   #22 spun turn 4#91
2052095  
2102134   #77 accident turn 1#31
2142163  
2172248   #1,40,41 accident turn 2#4
2252273  
2282303   #42 accident turn 2#45
2312344  
2352373   #7 accident turn 4#45
2382392  
2402423   #42 spun turn 4#37
2432464  
2472537   #8,15,17,44 accident frontstretch#37
25426613  
2672693   debris#37
27028920  
2902923   #07 spun frontstretch#12
29330715  
3083114   oil on track#7
31235645  
3573615   debris#25
3623676  
3683725   #07 stalled at pit entry#88
3733797  
3803867   #24,25,29,6,91 accident turn 1#2
3873915  
3923954   #01,22 accident turn 4none
3964005  
  Percent of race run under caution: 25.8%             Average green flag run: 12.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman199
  Jeff Gordon10167
  Kyle Busch175943
  Jimmie Johnson60612
  Travis Kvapil62621
  Michael Waltrip63631
  Casey Mears64641
  Kyle Petty65651
  Martin Truex, Jr.66694
  Jeff Gordon709425
  Kasey Kahne95951
  Kyle Busch9610712
  Jimmie Johnson1081158
  Brian Vickers1161161
  Ken Schrader1171226
  Terry Labonte12313917
  Ricky Rudd1401401
  Travis Kvapil14116222
  Brian Vickers16319331
  Ryan Newman19422734
  Jeff Gordon2282347
  Rusty Wallace23524915
  Bill Elliott25026213
  Elliott Sadler2632664
  Jeff Gordon2672737
  Brian Vickers2742741
  Jeff Gordon2752762
  Brian Vickers27729014
  Kasey Kahne29130010
  Brian Vickers30135151
  Jeff Gordon3523521
  Greg Biffle3533531
  Carl Edwards3543563
  Bobby Labonte3573571
  Carl Edwards3583647
  Joe Nemechek36539026
  Bobby Labonte3913999
  Jimmie Johnson4004001

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1747    
2   Greg Biffle 1676   -71  
3   Elliott Sadler 1542   -205  
4   Ryan Newman 1530   -217  
5   Jeff Gordon 1516   -231  
6   Tony Stewart 1488   -259  
7   Kevin Harvick 1485   -262  
8   Carl Edwards 1459   -288  
9   Jamie McMurray 1451   -296  
10   Kurt Busch 1441   -306  
11   Rusty Wallace 1429   -318  
12   Mark Martin 1423   -324  
13   Jeremy Mayfield 1417   -330  
14   Dale Jarrett 1406   -341  
15   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1397   -350  
16   Kasey Kahne 1351   -396  
17   Jeff Burton 1325   -422  
18   Michael Waltrip 1295   -452  
19   Joe Nemechek 1226   -521  
20   Sterling Marlin 1214   -533