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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 11 of 36
Saturday, May 13, 2006 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:42:36
Average speed: 135.127 mph
Pole speed: 169.013 mph
Cautions: 6 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: .209 sec
Attendance: 75000
Lead changes: 25
Green flag passes: 1,192 (3.5 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 916   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford367290175running170190
21224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367223161running5175
33117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford367205291running64170
42548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367165311running81165
5228   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367152916running0155
6 212   Ryan Newman Alltel My Circle   (Roger Penske)Dodge367139333running2155
7295   Kyle Busch Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367120625running1151
8176   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford367105625running0142
92031   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367115320running0138
10 511   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet36797900running0134
111641   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge36794375running0130
121320   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet367133386running0127
13247   Robby Gordon Menards / Moen   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet36785225running1129
14391   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367108408running0121
152321   Ken Schrader U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford366109814running0118
163601   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet366106995running0115
172142   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge366113908running0112
184045   Kyle Petty Tire Kingdom   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge366103133running0109
19102   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge366115633running0106
204296   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet36676725running0103
21 19   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge366126439running41105
221143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge366113136running097
23 307   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36584400running094
243588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford365106750running196
25 440   David Stremme Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge36596533running088
262618   J.J. Yeley Boniva   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet365107775running085
273222   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge36484158running187
282714   Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet36481322running079
29 638   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford36499483running076
301832   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet36471400running073
311910   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge36368150running070
322866   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet36375975running067
33384   Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36368750running064
344344   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36167675running061
353755   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge35967450running058
364149   Kevin Lepage Freightliner Trucks   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge35367300running055
371429   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet350104036running052
383019   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge34696866running049
39 799   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford28186550engine046
403495   Stanton Barrett TheRaceSpace.com   (Stanton Barrett)Chevrolet25566600engine043
41 825   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24674475running040
421526   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford223113200engine037
433374   Derrike Cope Sundance Vacations / Royal Admin. Svc   (Raynard McGlynn)Dodge1166577oil pressure034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Sterling Marlin14engine change
Terry Labonte44engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Chad Chaffin61RoadLoans.comJeff StecDodge
45Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
46Carl Long37R & J RacingJohn CarterDodge
47Chad Blount34Oak Glove Co.Bob JenkinsChevrolet
WDHermie Sadler00Mike AndersonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12727  
28314   #25 accident backstretchnone
326938  
70734   debris#22
749522  
96994   #38,66 accident turn 2#42
10015051  
1511544   #20 spun turn 4#45
15521258  
2132164   debris#18
21724832  
2492524   #38 spun turn 1#45
253367115  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.5%             Average green flag run: 49.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kasey Kahne12929
  Dave Blaney30301
  Kasey Kahne31355
  Greg Biffle369661
  Kasey Kahne971037
  Greg Biffle10411310
  Matt Kenseth1141152
  Greg Biffle11612611
  Matt Kenseth12715024
  Ryan Newman1511511
  Dale Jarrett1521521
  Matt Kenseth15319038
  Jimmie Johnson19121222
  Greg Biffle2132131
  Jimmie Johnson21424835
  Greg Biffle2492491
  Jimmie Johnson25026415
  Greg Biffle26530137
  Jimmie Johnson3023076
  Jeff Gordon3083081
  Jimmie Johnson3093113
  Jeff Gordon3123154
  Ryan Newman3163161
  Kyle Busch3173171
  Robby Gordon3183181
  Greg Biffle31936749

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1686    
2   Tony Stewart 1593   -93  
3   Matt Kenseth 1592   -94  
4   Mark Martin 1487   -199  
5   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1460   -226  
6   Jeff Gordon 1391   -295  
7   Kyle Busch 1388   -298  
8   Kasey Kahne 1379   -307  
9   Kevin Harvick 1365   -321  
10   Jeff Burton 1295   -391  
11   Casey Mears 1280   -406  
12   Dale Jarrett 1237   -449  
13   Denny Hamlin 1219   -467  
14   Greg Biffle 1189   -497  
15   Elliott Sadler 1181   -505  
15   Clint Bowyer 1181   -505  
17   Carl Edwards 1161   -525  
18   Kurt Busch 1146   -540  
19   Ryan Newman 1118   -568  
20   Jamie McMurray 1099   -587