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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 10 of 36
Saturday, May 7, 2005 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps* on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:06:29
Average speed: 123.031 mph
Pole speed: 170.024 mph
Cautions: 12 for 48 laps
Margin of victory: .990 sec
Attendance: 70000
Lead changes: 30
Green flag passes: 1,672 (5.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 316   Greg Biffle National Guard / Travelodge   (Jack Roush)Ford370305975running176190
21424   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet370221986running20175
3 19   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge370185100running60170
4206   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford370136350running0160
5 212   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge370161216running47160
61342   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge370108775running0150
7 948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet370136166running55151
8398   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet370134333running0142
91099   Carl Edwards Office Depot / Scotts   (Jack Roush)Ford370100525running4143
101520   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet370131586running0134
112701   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet370109583running2135
12122   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge370113433running0127
133521   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford370114789running0124
142429   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet370123561running0121
152288   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford370115383running0118
16 525   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet37087725running1120
173618   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet370113100running0112
182849   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge37077650running0109
19290   Mike Bliss NetZero / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet37076875running0106
20 438   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford369114541running0103
213431   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet369101770running0100
222343   Jeff Green Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge369103636running097
23 65   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36984400running094
24424   Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36973175running196
253322   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge36897033running088
263117   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford367116536running190
273200   Kenny Wallace Bryan Foods   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet36768000running082
283745   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny / Mother's Day   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge36684633running079
293007   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36678175running076
302632   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet36582158running073
314392   Stanton Barrett Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet36566750running070
323837   Kevin Lepage R&J Racing   (John Carter)Dodge36366575running172
33 819   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge33396195crash169
341915   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet33093489running061
351777   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge32374050running058
361810   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet31183447running055
371197   Kurt Busch Irwin Industrial Tools / Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford306118125running052
382511   Jason Leffler FedEx Express Birdies for St. Jude   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet28565475running049
391641   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge28573350running046
404166   Hermie Sadler East Tennessee Trailers   (Jeff Stec)Ford23465200steering043
41 740   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge22192983engine145
422180   Carl Long Buyer's Choice Auto Warranties   (Raynard McGlynn)Chevrolet6964965rear end037
434034   Jeff Fuller Mach One Inc.   (William Edwards)Chevrolet2465187transmission034
* Race extended to 370 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jason Leffler11unapproved impound adjustment
Hermie Sadler66missed drivers meeting

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Johnny Sauter09Miccosukee Gaming & ResortsJames FinchDodge
45Robby Gordon7Harrah'sRobby GordonChevrolet
46Tony Raines61Buddy Sisco RacingBuddy SiscoDodge
47Morgan Shepherd89Victory In Jesus / Red Line OilMorgan ShepherdDodge
WDShane Hmiel08WinFuelTodd BraunChevrolet
WDGreg Sacks13Vitacoco Coconut WaterGreg SacksDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   #97 accident frontstretchnone
672  
8103   #15 accident turn 3none
114030  
41444   debris#92
458036  
81844   #43 accident frontstretch#92
859511  
96994   #00 spun turn 1#15
10019596  
1961994   debris#38
2002067  
2072115   #15,43,97 accident turn 4#88
21223322  
2342385   #07,19 accident turn 3#18
2392424  
2432464   #10,38,77,88 accident turn 1#25
24728236  
2832864   #5 accident turn 3#48
28731731  
3183214   debris#49
32236443  
3653684   #6 spun frontstretchnone
3693702  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.0%             Average green flag run: 24.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kasey Kahne11111
  Greg Biffle124029
  Jeremy Mayfield41411
  Mike Wallace42421
  Greg Biffle437634
  Jimmie Johnson77815
  Matt Kenseth82821
  Jimmie Johnson839614
  Kevin Lepage97971
  Greg Biffle981003
  Jeff Gordon1011022
  Greg Biffle1031086
  Jeff Gordon10912618
  Jimmie Johnson12715428
  Carl Edwards1551584
  Jimmie Johnson1591613
  Greg Biffle16219534
  Kasey Kahne1961961
  Sterling Marlin1971971
  Greg Biffle1982069
  Jimmie Johnson2072071
  Joe Nemechek2082092
  Greg Biffle21023122
  Jimmie Johnson2322354
  Kasey Kahne23628348
  Brian Vickers2842841
  Greg Biffle28531733
  Ryan Newman3183181
  Greg Biffle3193224
  Ryan Newman32336846
  Greg Biffle3693702

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1519    
2   Jeff Gordon 1392   -127  
3   Greg Biffle 1371   -148  
4   Kurt Busch 1290   -229  
5   Elliott Sadler 1267   -252  
6   Mark Martin 1226   -293  
7   Tony Stewart 1222   -297  
8   Jamie McMurray 1217   -302  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1212   -307  
10   Ryan Newman 1205   -314  
11   Kevin Harvick 1204   -315  
12   Dale Jarrett 1203   -316  
13   Carl Edwards 1189   -330  
14   Rusty Wallace 1184   -335  
15   Jeremy Mayfield 1133   -386  
16   Jeff Burton 1113   -406  
17   Michael Waltrip 1097   -422  
18   Sterling Marlin 1074   -445  
19   Kasey Kahne 1071   -448  
20   Joe Nemechek 1003   -516