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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 7 of 36
Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:51:08
Average speed: 130.055 mph
Pole speed: 192.582 mph
Cautions: 11 for 56 laps
Margin of victory: 3.244 sec
Attendance: 211000
Lead changes: 25
Green flag passes: 1,696 (6.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 516   Greg Biffle Post-it / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford334522250running219190
23142   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline "Shine On"   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334308350running0170
31848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334216400running0165
43241   Casey Mears Fujifilm   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334207908running15165
51340   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334158700running3160
62115   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334146050running7155
71997   Kurt Busch Irwin Industrial Tools / Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford334134975running2151
8 421   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / Rent-A-Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford334124675running0142
9118   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334117375running0138
10 62   Rusty Wallace Kodak / Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge334119200running0134
11 219   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge334123850running34135
124131   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334115850running0127
131729   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334110100running0124
142788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford334111425running0121
15 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334107625running1123
16 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge334118725running1120
17 901   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet334122983running0112
183917   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford334101625running1114
192099   Carl Edwards Scotts   (Jack Roush)Ford334100125running0106
20166   Mark Martin Viagra / Salute to You   (Jack Roush)Ford334100675running0103
21355   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334102225running0100
22420   Mike Bliss U.S. Coast Guard   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet33399125running097
233049   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge33397525running399
242845   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge333110083running196
25264   Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet33395675running193
261207   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33292725running085
274036   Boris Said Centrix Financial   (Bob Sutton)Chevrolet32788125running082
28 838   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford32486625engine184
293766   Hermie Sadler Peak Fitness   (Jeff Stec)Ford31988525running076
302577   Travis Kvapil Jasper Engines / Kodak   (Doug Bawel)Dodge29787375running073
311020   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet29682975engine4575
321410   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet28895533running067
331591   Bill Elliott Stanley Tools   (Ray Evernham)Dodge28681225engine064
342425   Brian Vickers Garnier Fructis   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27879175running061
35 39   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26978075engine058
362911   Jason Leffler FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25076950running055
37337   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet23875825crash052
382218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet23274700running049
393832   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet21984122running046
404344   Terry Labonte GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20274450engine043
413409   Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge9874335handling040
423622   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge3974225crash037
432343   Jeff Green Cheerios / Pillsbury Bake-Off   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge3174439crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16backup car
Matt Kenseth17transmission change
Brian Vickers25engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage37R & J RacingJohn CarterDodge
45Stanton Barrett92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
46Randy LaJoie34Mach One Inc.Chris EdwardsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #43,07 spun turn 4none
782  
9113   #10 accident turn 4none
122312  
24274   #11 accident backstretchnone
28325  
33397   #18,22,25,43,6,32,77 accident backstretchnone
407940  
80845   debris#40
8512339  
1241274   debris#7
12821184  
2122187   debris#31
21924123  
2422454   #7 accident turn 2#88
24627126  
2722809   #9 accident turn 4#19
28129717  
2983036   oil on track#5
3043041  
3053084   #07 accident turn 2#01
30933426  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 23.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman111
  Jeremy Mayfield22423
  Kyle Petty25251
  Sterling Marlin26283
  Jeremy Mayfield293911
  Tony Stewart407940
  Kurt Busch80801
  Mike Wallace81811
  Tony Stewart82865
  Greg Biffle8712337
  Michael Waltrip1241274
  Greg Biffle12818457
  Michael Waltrip1851873
  Matt Kenseth1881881
  Ken Schrader1891913
  Greg Biffle19221120
  Kurt Busch2122121
  Greg Biffle21324129
  Casey Mears2422421
  Elliott Sadler2432431
  Greg Biffle24427633
  Casey Mears2772771
  Jeff Gordon2782781
  Greg Biffle27929719
  Casey Mears29831013
  Greg Biffle31133424

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1142    
2   Greg Biffle 1007   -135  
3   Rusty Wallace 905   -237  
4   Kurt Busch 897   -245  
5   Jeff Gordon 895   -247  
6   Sterling Marlin 883   -259  
7   Mark Martin 882   -260  
8   Elliott Sadler 879   -263  
9   Ryan Newman 873   -269  
10   Dale Jarrett 853   -289  
11   Tony Stewart 849   -293  
12   Kevin Harvick 845   -297  
13   Carl Edwards 833   -309  
14   Jamie McMurray 824   -318  
15   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 787   -355  
16   Jeremy Mayfield 780   -362  
17   Casey Mears 745   -397  
18   Scott Riggs 733   -409  
19   Kyle Petty 726   -416  
20   Jeff Burton 714   -428