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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 32 of 36
Sunday, October 22, 2006 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:00
Average speed: 70.446 mph
Pole speed: 97.568 mph
Cautions: 18 for 107 laps
Margin of victory: .544 sec
Attendance: 65000
Lead changes: 16
Green flag passes: 980 (2.5 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500191886running245190
2 311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500118525running28175
33043   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge500137661running43170
4 520   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500141211running0160
5 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500148686running165160
61942   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500113233running0150
7329   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge500110814running0146
8 866   Jeff Green Haas Automation / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet500118583running0142
91229   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500112411running0138
101445   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge500103083running0134
112017   Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers   (Jack Roush)Ford500118716running0130
122799   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford50090250running0127
13 412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge500114658running0124
141196   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet50073575running0121
151340   David Stremme Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge50095633running0118
163988   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford500105200running0115
172125   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50079625running0112
18155   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50085400running0109
192426   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford500113600running0106
202301   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet50098795running0103
212214   Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet50081508running0100
22 78   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet500104591running097
233707   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50078800running094
24256   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford50083900running091
254106   David Ragan Roush Racing   (Jack Roush)Ford50066125running088
26354   Ward Burton Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet50068750running085
27 12   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge496112118running1987
282938   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford49696243running079
294078   Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Racing   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet49665100running076
301710   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge49568525running073
313618   J.J. Yeley Imitrex / GSK   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet494102500running070
323816   Greg Biffle Subway / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford48685050running067
33 622   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge48577722running064
343355   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge47264675running061
351641   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge46072625running058
36181   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet45372575running055
37267   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet41664525rear gear052
383419   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge41294466engine049
394372   Mike Skinner Dutch Quality Stone   (Bryan Mullet)Chevrolet34164415crash046
403132   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet33264365rear gear043
411021   Ken Schrader Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford33191529crash040
422831   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet21790605engine037
434234   Kevin Lepage Oak Glove Co.   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet20963657rear gear034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Scott Riggs10engine change
Kenny Wallace78engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Mike Bliss49WhatsOnline.comBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
45Hermie Sadler00LiveTNA.comMike AndersonChevrolet
46Chad Chaffin61Front Row MotorsportsJeff StecDodge
47Morgan Shepherd89Victory In Jesus / Eco FirstMorgan ShepherdDodge
48Ted Christopher27Lilly Trucking of VirginiaKirk ShelmerdineChevrolet
49Derrike Cope74Royal Admin. Svcs. / Sundance VacationsRaynard McGlynnDodge
50Stanton Barrett30Pro30.comRick WareChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
5106   #1,14,45 accident turn 4none
116555  
66727   #42 spun turn 2#55
7315583  
1561616   #40 spun turn 4#9
16220443  
2052095   #55 accident turn 4#22
21022213  
2232275   #4 accident turn 2#07
2282325  
2332386   #7,29,32,41,88 accident turn 3#12
2392424  
2432486   #32,96 accident turn 3#14
24928032  
2812866   #17 spun turn 4#43
28733246  
3333408   #06,21,88 accident turn 1#43
3413466  
3473526   #72 accident frontstretch#26
3533564  
3573615   #06 spun turn 2#88
3623643  
3653717   #2 accident frontstretch#4
37240029  
4014066   #26 spun turn 2#4
40744842  
4494535   #5,06 accident turn 4#01
4544618  
4624676   #38,42 accident turn 4#06
4684692  
4704767   #07 accident turn 3#06
4774771  
4784825   #8,9 accident turn 4#06
4834908  
4914944   #78 spun turn 2none
4955006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.2%             Average green flag run: 20.7 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon1144144
  Jimmie Johnson1451451
  Jeff Gordon1461527
  Jimmie Johnson1531564
  Jeff Gordon1571571
  Jimmie Johnson15820447
  Jeff Gordon2052051
  Jimmie Johnson20624338
  Jeff Gordon24425512
  Denny Hamlin25628227
  Jimmie Johnson28333351
  Kurt Busch33435219
  Jimmie Johnson35340048
  Denny Hamlin4014011
  Bobby Labonte40244443
  Jimmie Johnson44550056

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 5848    
2   Kevin Harvick 5812   -36  
3   Jimmie Johnson 5807   -41  
4   Denny Hamlin 5801   -47  
5   Jeff Burton 5800   -48  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5754   -94  
7   Mark Martin 5752   -96  
8   Kasey Kahne 5749   -99  
9   Jeff Gordon 5707   -141  
10   Kyle Busch 5677   -171  
11   Tony Stewart 4108   -1740  
12   Carl Edwards 3862   -1986  
13   Greg Biffle 3616   -2232  
14   Casey Mears 3537   -2311  
15   Brian Vickers 3483   -2365  
16   Kurt Busch 3456   -2392  
17   Ryan Newman 3402   -2446  
18   Clint Bowyer 3387   -2461  
19   Scott Riggs 3204   -2644  
20   Bobby Labonte 3203   -2645  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4583    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4490   -93  
3   Kevin Harvick 4253   -330  
4   Denny Hamlin 4119   -464  
5   Tony Stewart 4108   -475  
6   Jeff Burton 4107   -476  
7   Mark Martin 4068   -515  
8   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4067   -516  
9   Kyle Busch 4066   -517  
10   Kasey Kahne 4063   -520  
11   Jeff Gordon 4018   -565  
12   Carl Edwards 3862   -721  
13   Greg Biffle 3616   -967  
14   Casey Mears 3537   -1046  
15   Brian Vickers 3483   -1100  
16   Kurt Busch 3456   -1127  
17   Ryan Newman 3402   -1181  
18   Clint Bowyer 3387   -1196  
19   Scott Riggs 3204   -1379  
20   Bobby Labonte 3203   -1380