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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 12 of 36
Sunday, May 28, 2006 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:39:25
Average speed: 128.84 mph
Pole speed: 187.865 mph
Cautions: 15 for 66 laps
Margin of victory: 2.114 sec
Attendance: 175000
Lead changes: 37
Green flag passes: 2,664 (8.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 99   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge400428114running158190
2 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400288236running24175
32299   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford400201050running11170
4216   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford400166100running20165
5 617   Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers   (Jack Roush)Ford400180366running1160
61131   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400154520running12155
7 716   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford400134650running20151
83326   Jamie McMurray Smirnoff Ice   (Jack Roush)Ford400158825running0142
9 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet400111000running25143
102341   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge400119275running0134
11348   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet400140071running0130
121066   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet400131033running16132
13 110   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley / "Cars"   (James Rocco)Dodge400147075running90129
143615   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet40095525running0121
15 219   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge400134116running093
16417   Robby Gordon Jim Beam Black   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet40098075running0115
17 543   Bobby Labonte Go-Gurt   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge400134646running1117
181901   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet399121245running0109
191507   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Country Cocktail   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet399101725running0106
20 418   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet399132575running0103
21271   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet399115833running0100
223132   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet399104908running1102
233042   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge398124933running094
241470   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet39885750running00
253945   Kyle Petty MyCokeRewards.com   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge397108308running088
264021   Ken Schrader U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford397114664running085
27384   Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39786825running187
281614   Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet39695847running079
293578   Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Racing   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet39683175running076
302638   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford396113958running178
312540   David Stremme Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39690900running070
322922   Dave Blaney Caterpillar E-Series Backhoes   (Bill Davis)Dodge39582775running067
332444   Terry Labonte Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39383600running064
341229   Kevin Harvick Reese's Caramel Cup   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet373119461running061
351812   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge369127808running058
361324   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet360133111crash1860
371725   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33190050running052
38285   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / "Cars"   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31399935crash024
39202   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge290122858running046
404296   Tony Raines DLP HDTV / "Cars"   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet26481715engine043
414355   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Raynard McGlynn)Dodge11681605brakes145
423220   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet32135456crash037
433788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford0113817crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7engine change
Michael Waltrip55driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage49State Water HeatersBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
45Hermie Sadler00Red Rocks CafeMike AndersonFord
46Chad Chaffin61RoadLoans.comJeff StecFord
47Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsDoug BawelDodge
48Stanton Barrett95TheRaceSpace.comStanton BarrettChevrolet
49Mike Garvey51Marathon American Spirit Motor OilJoe AuerChevrolet
50Chad Blount34Gibson Guitars / Revi WearBob JenkinsChevrolet
51Carl Long37Atomic X Energy DrinkJohn CarterDodge
52Kirk Shelmerdine27Catdaddy Carolina MoonshineKirk ShelmerdineChevrolet
53Kertus Davis72Dutch Quality Stone / BoralBryan MulletDodge
DCDerrike Cope74Royal Administration / SundanceRaynard McGlynnDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
243   #88 accident turn 3none
53329  
34396   #20 accident turn 2#78
40489  
49524   #12 accident turn 4#01
536614  
67704   #2 accident turn 2#78
719222  
93964   debrisnone
9711216  
1131153   #15 spun turn 4none
11612914  
1301345   debris#96
13514410  
1451462   #99 accident turn 2#96
14716014  
1611655   #25 accident turn 4#99
16620237  
2032097   debris#70
21023526  
2362394   debris#24
2402489  
2492535   #70 accident turn 1#29
25430552  
3063094   debris#7
3103134  
3143207   #5,42 accident frontstretch#01
32136343  
3643674   #24 accident turn 4#43
36840033  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 20.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Scott Riggs13535
  Elliott Sadler36361
  Michael Waltrip37371
  Scott Riggs384912
  Jeff Gordon506718
  Travis Kvapil68681
  Jimmie Johnson699224
  Greg Biffle93931
  Scott Riggs94963
  Jeff Green9710913
  Mark Martin1101101
  Jeff Green1111133
  Mark Martin11413017
  Jeff Burton1311311
  Scott Riggs13214413
  Greg Biffle14516117
  Scott Wimmer1621621
  Denny Hamlin16318018
  Kasey Kahne18120020
  Denny Hamlin2012033
  Greg Biffle2042041
  Kasey Kahne20523531
  Greg Biffle2362361
  Denny Hamlin2372404
  Kasey Kahne2412488
  Scott Riggs2492491
  Kasey Kahne25028940
  Scott Riggs2902912
  Matt Kenseth2922921
  Kasey Kahne29330513
  Scott Riggs3063061
  Jeff Burton30731711
  Bobby Labonte3183181
  Mark Martin3193202
  Kasey Kahne32133616
  Scott Riggs33735923
  Carl Edwards36037011
  Kasey Kahne37140030

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1861    
2   Matt Kenseth 1752   -109  
3   Mark Martin 1652   -209  
4   Tony Stewart 1630   -231  
5   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1590   -271  
6   Kasey Kahne 1569   -292  
7   Jeff Gordon 1451   -410  
8   Jeff Burton 1450   -411  
9   Kevin Harvick 1426   -435  
10   Kyle Busch 1412   -449  
11   Casey Mears 1374   -487  
12   Denny Hamlin 1362   -499  
13   Greg Biffle 1340   -521  
14   Carl Edwards 1331   -530  
15   Clint Bowyer 1287   -574  
16   Dale Jarrett 1271   -590  
17   Elliott Sadler 1259   -602  
18   Jamie McMurray 1241   -620  
19   Kurt Busch 1192   -669  
20   Reed Sorenson 1187   -674