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2006 Dover 400


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 28 of 36
Sunday, September 24, 2006 at Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE
400 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:21
Average Speed: 111.966 mph
Pole Speed: 156.162 mph
Cautions: 10 for 48 laps
Margin of Victory: 7.955 sec
Attendance: 145,000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
11931   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400230,370running6185
2 699   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford400172,850running21175
3 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400181,836running0165
4102   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge400153,233running0160
5 816   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford400123,825running57160
6331   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet400123,283running0150
72643   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge400124,911running0146
81607   Clint Bowyer DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40090,625running0142
92311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet40080,875running0138
10 317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford399136,816running215144
11 741   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge399102,125running39135
123822   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge39996,983running0127
131848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet399119,861running0124
14 96   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford39987,075running0121
153488   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford398105,200running0118
163519   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge398101,466running30120
173226   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford398114,300running0112
182040   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39893,108running3114
193621   Ken Schrader Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford39797,889running0106
202866   Jeff Green Haas Automation / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet39792,883running0103
21138   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet397105,166running0100
222442   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge397104,083running097
234196   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet39770,625running094
24 412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge397111,733running2896
251745   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge39687,197running088
26 501   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet39695,345running085
273938   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford39696,758running082
282955   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge39668,200running079
291525   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39573,550running076
304218   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet395100,475running073
311214   Sterling Marlin Waste Management   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet39365,225running175
322529   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet366101,986engine067
332220   Tony Stewart The Home Depot / Six Flags   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet303119,786crash064
34 210   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge29565,125crash061
354061   Stanton Barrett Oak Glove Co.   (Jeff Stec)Dodge20264,500crash058
36434   Scott Wimmer Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19964,350engine055
371149   Kevin Lepage WhatsOnline.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge18264,225crash052
38219   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge172101,314crash049
393032   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet11863,975crash046
40275   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11081,800engine043
41147   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet9863,610crash040
423706   David Ragan Sharp AQUOS   (Jack Roush)Ford4663,485crash00
433174   Derrike Cope Royal Admin. Services / Sundance Vacation   (Raynard McGlynn)Dodge3963,686engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Scott Riggs10engine change
J.J. Yeley18backup car
Travis Kvapil32engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Morgan Shepherd89Victory In JesusMorgan ShepherdDodge
45Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
46Chad Blount34Oak Glove Co.Bob JenkinsChevrolet
47Donnie Neuenberger52Plan B Technologies / Pro30.comRick WareDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
474   #32 accident frontstretchnone
8125  
13153   #9,20 accident turn 4none
16238  
24263   #06 accident turn 4none
274822  
49524   #06 accident turn 3none
539947  
1001045   #7 accident turn 3#96
10516561  
1661694   debris#22
17018516  
1861894   #49 accident turn 2#11
19020516  
2062138   debris#88
21429784  
2983069   #10 accident turn 3#43
30732317  
3243263   #18 spun frontstretch#16
32740074  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.8%             Average green flag run: 32.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman12828
  Carl Edwards294921
  David Stremme50523
  Elliott Sadler537321
  Matt Kenseth7411340
  Elliott Sadler1141229
  Matt Kenseth12316644
  Sterling Marlin1671671
  Reed Sorenson16820639
  Greg Biffle20726357
  Matt Kenseth264394131
  Jeff Burton3954006

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 5351    
2   Jeff Gordon 5345   -6  
3   Matt Kenseth 5333   -18  
4   Denny Hamlin 5333   -18  
5   Kevin Harvick 5297   -54  
6   Mark Martin 5276   -75  
7   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5249   -102  
8   Jimmie Johnson 5215   -136  
9   Kasey Kahne 5169   -182  
10   Kyle Busch 5127   -224  
11   Tony Stewart 3537   -1814  
12   Greg Biffle 3320   -2031  
13   Carl Edwards 3295   -2056  
14   Kurt Busch 3094   -2257  
15   Casey Mears 3012   -2339  
16   Clint Bowyer 2988   -2363  
17   Ryan Newman 2976   -2375  
18   Brian Vickers 2910   -2441  
19   Jamie McMurray 2910   -2441  
20   Elliott Sadler 2909   -2442  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4068    
2   Jimmie Johnson 3898   -170  
3   Kevin Harvick 3738   -330  
4   Jeff Burton 3658   -410  
5   Jeff Gordon 3656   -412  
6   Denny Hamlin 3651   -417  
7   Mark Martin 3592   -476  
8   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3562   -506  
9   Tony Stewart 3537   -531  
10   Kyle Busch 3516   -552  
11   Kasey Kahne 3483   -585  
12   Greg Biffle 3320   -748  
13   Carl Edwards 3295   -773  
14   Kurt Busch 3094   -974  
15   Casey Mears 3012   -1056  
16   Clint Bowyer 2988   -1080  
17   Ryan Newman 2976   -1092  
18   Jamie McMurray 2910   -1158  
19   Brian Vickers 2910   -1158  
20   Elliott Sadler 2909   -1159