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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 25 of 36
Sunday, September 4, 2005 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:32
Average speed: 136.356 mph
Pole speed: 185.061 mph
Cautions: 11 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: .554 sec
Attendance: 100000
Lead changes: 30
Green flag passes: 2,513 (11.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1255   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet254241065running95190
2 416   Greg Biffle National Guard / Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford254175740running16175
3 925   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet254143300running0165
4 199   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford254152125running21165
51420   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet254178036running56160
6 79   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge254138800running0150
72317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford254150286running14151
84042   Jamie McMurray Home123 Corp.   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge254113625running0142
93921   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford254125139running0138
102201   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet254130583running0134
11 26   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford254109825running4135
12 397   Kurt Busch Smirnoff Ice   (Jack Roush)Ford254143025running39132
131915   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet254123364running3129
141829   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet254136136running0121
15342   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge254123908running0118
16 548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet254137316running0115
171538   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford254127066running0112
182812   Ryan Newman Alltel / Sony HDTV   (Roger Penske)Dodge254131366running0109
191240   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge254117408running0106
204218   Bobby Labonte AsthmaControl.com   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet254125500running0103
21 624   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet254133386running0100
222107   Dave Blaney Happy Birthday Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25495800running097
231132   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet254104408running094
243788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford254120983running091
251743   Jeff Green Wheaties   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge254115736running193
261319   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge254112345running190
27380   Mike Bliss NetZero / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet25485760running082
283237   Tony Raines Patron Tequila   (John Carter)Dodge25485535running079
293149   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge25385425running076
302636   Boris Said Centrix Financial   (Bob Sutton)Chevrolet25382875running073
312722   Scott Wimmer CAT Dealers   (Bill Davis)Dodge250106983crash070
323341   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge249101933running067
332977   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge24990225running064
34247   Robby Gordon Fruit of the Loom   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet24883125crash266
351631   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet248108470crash058
361010   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet24699622crash055
373666   Mike Garvey Jani-King   (Jeff Stec)Ford23282025running052
38418   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet211129383engine254
39 811   J.J. Yeley FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20981915running046
403091   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Ray Evernham)Dodge18081865engine043
412045   Kyle Petty Brawny / Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge17181815engine040
424392   Hermie Sadler Oak Glove Co.   (Bob Jenkins)Dodge8781760brakes037
433551   Stuart Kirby Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Joe Auer)Chevrolet3181166brakes034
* Race extended to 254 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7transmission change
Ricky Rudd21driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44P.J. Jones34PEOPros.comWilliam EdwardsChevrolet
45John Andretti4Lucas / Wide Open Energy DrinkLarry McClureChevrolet
DCJon Wood21Motorcraft Genuine PartsWood BrothersFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   #11 accident turn 4none
62318  
24263   oil on track#51
274721  
48503   #99 spun turn 4none
519343  
94985   #92 stalled backstretch#36
9911416  
1151184   debris#29
11914426  
1451484   #97 spun frontstretch#2
14916517  
1661694   #0 spun turn 2#36
17019930  
2002056   #36 spun backstretch#37
2062116  
2122154   oil on track#37
21624126  
2422432   debrisnone
2442474  
2482525   #10,22,31 accident backstretchnone
2532542  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.9%             Average green flag run: 17.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Carl Edwards111
  Mark Martin254
  Kurt Busch6105
  Greg Biffle112313
  Matt Kenseth24241
  Greg Biffle25262
  Carl Edwards274620
  Kurt Busch47471
  Greg Biffle48481
  Kurt Busch498133
  Kyle Busch829312
  Tony Stewart94941
  Jeremy Mayfield95951
  Tony Stewart9611520
  Michael Waltrip1161183
  Tony Stewart11914527
  Jeff Green1461461
  Matt Kenseth1471493
  Tony Stewart1501512
  Kyle Busch15216514
  Tony Stewart1661661
  Matt Kenseth1671693
  Tony Stewart1701723
  Kyle Busch17319927
  Tony Stewart2002001
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2012022
  Matt Kenseth2032097
  Kyle Busch21024031
  Tony Stewart2412411
  Robby Gordon2422432
  Kyle Busch24425411

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 3570    
2   Greg Biffle 3361   -209  
3   Jimmie Johnson 3312   -258  
4   Rusty Wallace 3257   -313  
5   Mark Martin 3149   -421  
6   Kurt Busch 3114   -456  
7   Jeremy Mayfield 3073   -497  
8   Carl Edwards 3014   -556  
9   Matt Kenseth 2939   -631  
10   Jamie McMurray 2929   -641  
11   Ryan Newman 2928   -642  
12   Jeff Gordon 2899   -671  
13   Elliott Sadler 2877   -693  
14   Dale Jarrett 2812   -758  
15   Kevin Harvick 2798   -772  
16   Joe Nemechek 2794   -776  
17   Brian Vickers 2755   -815  
18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2736   -834  
19   Michael Waltrip 2611   -959  
20   Kasey Kahne 2592   -978