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2005 Sam's Town 250


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NASCAR Busch Series race number 32 of 35
Saturday, October 22, 2005 at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, TN
250 laps* on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:35:34
Average speed: 73.473 mph
Pole speed: 119.867 mph
Cautions: 15 for 81 laps
Margin of victory: .552 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Busch Series results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1352   Clint Bowyer AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25465946running137190
2 918   J.J. Yeley FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25450350running0170
3 18   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Chance2 Motorsports)Chevrolet25449758running50170
4 727   David Green Kleenex / Fred's   (Clarence Brewer)Ford25438675running0160
53860   Carl Edwards Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford25424890running0155
6 411   Paul Menard Menards / Moen   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25427625running1155
71620   Denny Hamlin Rockwell Automation   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25431105running0146
83033   Tony Raines Outdoor Channel   (Kevin Harvick)Chevrolet25424150running0142
9 21   Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation   (James Finch)Dodge25434325running60143
103935   Jason Keller McDonald's Big Mac   (Sam Rensi)Ford25425100running4139
111414   David Stremme Navy "Accelerate Your Life"   (Terry Bradshaw)Dodge25423375running0130
122544   Justin Labonte U.S. Coast Guard   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet25427570running0127
13 890   Stephen Leicht Authorized Action Dealer Network   (Yates Racing)Ford25418258running0124
14174   Kevin Hamlin GEICO   (Fred Biagi)Dodge25417800running0121
151164   Steve Wallace Top-Flite Golf   (Rusty Wallace)Dodge25419900running0118
16 66   Bill Elliott Hellmann's / Charlie Brown Christmas   (Ray Evernham)Dodge25419825running0115
172246   Bobby East Armor All   (Tad Geschickter)Ford25417400running0112
182822   Kenny Wallace AutoZone   (Greg Pollex)Ford25421295running0109
19275   Kyle Krisiloff Lowe's / Hitachi Power Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25419150running0106
202621   Brandon Miller Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25419675running0103
213443   A.J. Fike Liberty Village   (Mike Curb)Dodge25417100running0100
221059   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (Tad Geschickter)Ford25420795running097
23 358   Regan Smith Glynn Motorsports   (Scott Glynn)Dodge25419978running094
242432   Jason Leffler VoxBox / Infinity Mobile   (Todd Braun)Chevrolet25318500running091
251534   Randy LaJoie Dollar General   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet25320570running088
262368   Travis Kittleson Bob Steele Chevrolet   (Robert Kittleson)Chevrolet25116400running085
271910   Brent Sherman Serta / Hickory Farms   (Greg Pollex)Ford25023870running082
28290   Kertus Davis RaceGirl   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet24818325running079
294140   Erin Crocker Cheerios / St Jude Children's Hospital   (Armando Fitz)Dodge24718270running076
304388   Brian Sockwell rearyracing.com   (Jerry Reary)Chevrolet24216685crash073
314025   Ashton Lewis U.S. Marines   (Ed Rensi)Ford23825720crash070
323138   A.J. Foyt IV Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Dodge21418165crash067
332141   Reed Sorenson Discount Tire   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge21225650crash064
341212   Joel Kauffman Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Dodge21216095crash061
35 566   Aaron Fike Kleenex / Cottonelle   (Clarence Brewer)Ford20520590crash058
361371   Ron Young Young Racing   (Jerry Young)Chevrolet20216045crash055
373749   Steve Grissom Advil Liqui-Gels   (Jay Robinson)Ford18316005crash052
383256   Tim Sauter Lester Buildings   (John McNelly)Chevrolet17315945crash049
393305   David Odell Paragon General Contractor / Flagship   (C.E. Clower)Chevrolet15515890rear end251
402047   Jon Wood Clorox / Wisk   (Tad Geschickter)Ford11617840crash043
414236   T.J. Bell Heathcliff's Cat Litter   (John McGill)Chevrolet5515800crash040
42367   Jeff Fuller Big Boar Customs   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet3215760rear end037
431828   Shane Hall Mighty EZY   (Jay Robinson)Ford2715709brakes034
* Race extended to 254 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Clint Bowyer2unapproved impound adjustment
Denny Hamlin20driver change
Carl Edwards60driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Marc Mitchell86Mitchell Brothers AsphaltKenneth ApplingChevrolet
45Eric McClure04Lucas Oil / 77sports.comJerry McClureChevrolet
46Mark Green23Vassarette / BMARKeith ColemanChevrolet
47Travis Geisler72Denver Mattress CompanyPat MacDonaldChevrolet
48Charlie Bradberry92Speed Zone Energy DrinkTommy RamirezDodge
49Kerry Earnhardt99Bryan FoodsMichael WaltripChevrolet
50Brian Tyler80Eagle Castle WineryRich WoodlandChevrolet
51Mike Harmon24FUBU Brand / Norfleet RacingGregg MixonChevrolet
52Justin Ashburn1631-W Insulation / Sign SourceWayne DayChevrolet
53Brad Teague91Ecowater / No-Burn / Golden HawkTodd ShaferFord
DCAric Almirola20Rockwell AutomationJoe GibbsChevrolet
DCHank Parker, Jr.60Charter CommunicationsJack RoushFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6105   #60 spun turn 4 
113222  
33375   #38 accident turn 1 
385518  
566510   #5,36 accident turns 3/4 
6610237  
1031075   #22 spun frontstretch 
1081169  
1171226   #47 accident turn 1 
1231286  
1291324   #68 accident turn 4 
1331386  
1391413   #10 spun turn 2 
14216827  
1691735   #56 spun turn 2 
17418714  
1881914   #40,49 accident turn 4 
1921998  
2002034   #14 spun turn 4 
2042041  
2052117   #5,21,32,41,44,46,66 accident turn 4 
2122121  
21322210   #6,12,14,22,41,44,64,68 accident turn 4 
2232242  
2252295   debris frontstretch 
23024011  
2412444   #25,32,34 accident turn 3 
2452484  
2492524   #21,32 accident turn 1 
2532542  
  Percent of race run under caution: 31.9%             Average green flag run: 10.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.12525
  Johnny Sauter26338
  Paul Menard34341
  David Odell35362
  Martin Truex, Jr.37448
  Johnny Sauter456824
  Martin Truex, Jr.69735
  Johnny Sauter7410128
  Clint Bowyer10212322
  Martin Truex, Jr.12413512
  Clint Bowyer13617035
  Jason Keller1711744
  Clint Bowyer17525480

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 4511    
2   Clint Bowyer 4411   -100  
3   Carl Edwards 4140   -371  
4   Reed Sorenson 4082   -429  
5   Denny Hamlin 3842   -669  
6   Kenny Wallace 3768   -743  
7   Paul Menard 3710   -801  
8   David Green 3520   -991  
9   Jason Keller 3504   -1007  
10   David Stremme 3457   -1054  
11   J.J. Yeley 3410   -1101  
12   Greg Biffle 3355   -1156  
13   Ashton Lewis 3353   -1158  
14   Johnny Sauter 3301   -1210  
15   Stacy Compton 3069   -1442  
16   Jon Wood 3047   -1464  
17   Justin Labonte 2997   -1514  
18   Randy LaJoie 2792   -1719  
19   Kevin Harvick 2749   -1762  
20   Tony Raines 2509   -2002