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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, March 26, 2006 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:21:19
Average speed: 79.427 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 18 for 104 laps
Margin of victory: .179 sec
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 19
Green flag passes: 1,084 (2.7 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 92   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge500175858running33185
21429   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500160886running8175
3 717   Matt Kenseth USG Sheetrock / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford500166566running124170
4 399   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford500122575running0160
53043   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge500138836running0155
6 46   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford500105825running0150
7 216   Greg Biffle Subway / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford500105150running52151
8205   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500102450running34147
9 612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge500129258running0138
10239   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge500125864running0134
11198   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet500124516running0130
12 120   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500168886running245137
131338   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford500115733running0124
143311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet50088000running0121
152966   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet500113458running0118
161019   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge500115866running0115
173514   Sterling Marlin Waste Management   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet50097783running0112
182845   Kyle Petty Schwan's Home Service   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge500107633running0109
19404   Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet50085150running0106
201588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford500119775running0103
211124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500129336running3105
222241   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge49992450running097
233222   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge49996783running094
242121   Ken Schrader Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford499111114running091
251242   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge498118183running088
26377   Robby Gordon Menards / Energizer   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet49783400running085
273696   Terry Labonte DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet49780060running082
281601   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet495109355running079
292707   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49590800running076
30 548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet487128486running073
313961   Kevin Lepage RoadLoans.com   (Jeff Stec)Ford48578650running175
323455   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge48188147running067
332418   J.J. Yeley AsthmaControl.com   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet469117075running064
341831   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet467107345running061
35 826   Jamie McMurray Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford440117275running058
362640   David Stremme Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge43586400running055
371725   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet43486350running052
38251   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet43086300crash049
394395   Stanton Barrett hairofdog.com   (Stanton Barrett)Chevrolet38178240electrical046
404132   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet34978165crash043
413810   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge34478115running040
423149   Brent Sherman Serta   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge30278060crash037
434200   Hermie Sadler Aaron's   (Mike Anderson)Chevrolet9677481handling034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
45Mike Garvey51Marathon American Spirit Motor OilJoe AuerChevrolet
46Mike Skinner37R & J RacingJohn CarterDodge
47Derrike Cope74Royal Admin. Svcs. / Sundance VacationsRaynard McGlynnDodge
48Morgan Shepherd89Victory In Jesus / Dutch Quality StoneMorgan ShepherdDodge
49Chad Blount92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsDodge
50Chad Chaffin34Kingsport Iron & MetalBob JenkinsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11313  
14196   #49 spun backstretch#48
207354  
74774   #45 spun turn 2#40
7810831  
1091157   #95 accident turn 4#2
1161183  
1191235   #10 spun frontstretch#55
1241263  
1271315   #14,55 accident frontstretch#96
13216029  
1611677   #31 spun turn 2#7
16818720  
18819912   #07,22,25,40 accident turn 4#96
2002067  
2072126   debris#45
2132186  
2192224   debris#32
22324927  
2502534   #49 spun backstretch#96
2542618  
2622676   #12,26,41,42 accident frontstretch#18
26828821  
2892935   #38 spun turn 2#22
29433744  
3383436   #20,49 accident turn 4none
3443507  
3513555   #19,42 accident backstretch#07
35640752  
4084125   #61 accident turn 4#11
4134142  
4154195   #1,18,31 accident turn 4none
42043617  
4374448   #1 accident turn 3#4
4454473  
4484525   #22 spun turn 2#07
45350048  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.0%             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
  Tony Stewart144
  Greg Biffle55652
  Kurt Busch57604
  Tony Stewart617414
  Kevin Lepage75751
  Tony Stewart76794
  Matt Kenseth80812
  Tony Stewart8213453
  Matt Kenseth1351417
  Tony Stewart14215716
  Jeff Gordon1581603
  Tony Stewart1611611
  Kyle Busch16219534
  Matt Kenseth19622429
  Tony Stewart225331107
  Kevin Harvick3323398
  Tony Stewart34038546
  Kurt Busch38640924
  Matt Kenseth41049586
  Kurt Busch4965005

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 782    
2   Kasey Kahne 774   -8  
3   Jimmie Johnson 763   -19  
4   Mark Martin 750   -32  
5   Kyle Busch 677   -105  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 664   -118  
7   Jeff Gordon 644   -138  
8   Casey Mears 642   -140  
9   Tony Stewart 601   -181  
10   Dale Jarrett 593   -189  
11   Elliott Sadler 585   -197  
12   Ryan Newman 559   -223  
13   Kevin Harvick 553   -229  
14   Clint Bowyer 547   -235  
15   Greg Biffle 545   -237  
16   Kurt Busch 531   -251  
17   Denny Hamlin 530   -252  
18   Jeff Burton 527   -255  
19   Brian Vickers 508   -274  
20   Robby Gordon 500   -282