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2005 Food City 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, April 3, 2005 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:26:20
Average Speed: 77.496 mph
Pole Speed: 127.733 mph
Cautions: 14 for 115 laps
Margin of Victory: 4.652 sec
Attendance: 160,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
11329   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500189,001running109185
2 138   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford500164,261running35175
31120   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500151,986running0165
4198   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet500144,033running0160
52188   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford500128,828running0155
61448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500132,986running1155
7 577   Travis Kvapil Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge50096,595running0146
83745   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge500102,903running0142
91016   Greg Biffle Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford500110,640running91143
102810   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet500117,448running0134
111540   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge499115,978running0130
121225   Brian Vickers GMAC / ditech.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49893,340running0127
13 32   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge498126,298running157134
14 99   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge498117,615running0121
15 424   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet498130,576running28123
162517   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford497128,401running50120
17 819   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge497110,260running0112
181644   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49679,765running10114
192715   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet496110,669running19111
20 207   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49593,750running0103
212950   Jimmy Spencer U.S. Micro Corporation   (Don Arnold)Dodge49279,290running0100
223818   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet468117,315running097
233049   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge46779,920running094
241742   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline / Autism Society   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge45690,290running091
252021   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford452109,634running088
264299   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford44796,490running085
273222   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge437103,813running082
28395   Kyle Busch Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet42889,400running079
29 643   Jeff Green Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge427107,021running076
30 712   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge418122,726running073
31346   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford40695,440running070
323566   Hermie Sadler East Tennessee Trailers   (Jeff Stec)Ford39576,895running067
334001   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet393100,558running064
34224   Mike Wallace Lucas Oil / Food City   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet37976,785crash061
352697   Kurt Busch Sharpie Retractable   (Jack Roush)Ford360129,165crash058
362431   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet358106,020crash055
37410   Mike Bliss NetZero / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet35179,635running052
383611   Jason Leffler FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet34276,585running049
391832   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet33086,077crash046
403308   Shane Hmiel Win Fuel   (Todd Braun)Chevrolet30576,465overheating043
412392   Stanton Barrett USmilitary.com   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet8376,415oil pressure040
424300   Carl Long Buyer's Choice / Howes Lubricator   (Raynard McGlynn)Chevrolet3776,365overheating00
433141   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge2086,293crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kevin Harvick29unapproved impound work
Carl Edwards99backup car

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Johnny Sauter09Miccosukee Gaming & ResortsJames FinchDodge
45Kevin Lepage37Carter's Royal Dispos-allJohn CarterDodge
46Robby Gordon7Fruit of the LoomJim SmithChevrolet
47Randy LaJoie34Mach One Inc.Chris EdwardsChevrolet
48Brad Teague27Freddie B'sKirk ShelmerdineFord
49Jason Jarrett89Racing With Jesus / Red Line OilMorgan ShepherdDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
122  
397   #01,11,66,50,99 accident turn 2none
102112  
223514   #01,5,41 accident frontstretch#50
364914  
50534   #92 accident turn 2none
546815  
69746   #0,5 accident turn 1#66
7513561  
1361427   debris#10
1431508  
1511599   #12 accident turn 4#45
16018526  
1861927   debris#24
193299107  
30031314   #43 accident turn 1#88
31432310  
3243296   #17,21 accident turn 2#10
3303323  
33334210   #07,2,4,6,9,15,18,21,24,32,40,42,49,97 accident turn 3#77
34336119  
36237514   #31,97 accident turn 3#77
3763805  
3813855   #20 spun turn 3#45
38641328  
4144196   #4 spun turn 3#40
4204256  
4264316   debris#25
43250069  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.0%             Average green flag run: 25.7 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Elliott Sadler13535
  Rusty Wallace367136
  Michael Waltrip729019
  Kevin Harvick9110010
  Rusty Wallace10114444
  Kevin Harvick14517632
  Rusty Wallace17718711
  Terry Labonte18819710
  Rusty Wallace18926375
  Matt Kenseth26431350
  Greg Biffle31436754
  Jimmie Johnson3683681
  Jeff Gordon36939628
  Greg Biffle39743337
  Kevin Harvick43450067

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 835    
2   Greg Biffle 741   -94  
3   Tony Stewart 679   -156  
4   Carl Edwards 678   -157  
5   Elliott Sadler 657   -178  
6   Kevin Harvick 654   -181  
7   Kurt Busch 635   -200  
8   Dale Jarrett 611   -224  
9   Rusty Wallace 611   -224  
10   Mark Martin 609   -226  
11   Ryan Newman 588   -247  
12   Jeff Gordon 587   -248  
13   Sterling Marlin 568   -267  
14   Jamie McMurray 566   -269  
15   Scott Riggs 566   -269  
16   Dave Blaney 561   -274  
17   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 525   -310  
18   Jeremy Mayfield 522   -313  
19   Kyle Petty 521   -314  
20   Brian Vickers 516   -319