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2005 Samsung / Radio Shack 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 7 of 36
Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:51:08
Average Speed: 130.055 mph
Pole Speed: 192.582 mph
Cautions: 11 for 56 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.244 sec
Attendance: 211,000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2005 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 516   Greg Biffle Post-it / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford334522,250running219190
23142   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline "Shine On"   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334308,350running0170
31848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334216,400running0165
43241   Casey Mears Fuji Film   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334207,908running15165
51340   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334158,700running3160
62115   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334146,050running7155
71997   Kurt Busch Irwin Industrial Tools / Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford334134,975running2151
8 421   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / Rent-A-Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford334124,675running0142
9118   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334117,375running0138
10 62   Rusty Wallace Kodak / Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge334119,200running0134
11 219   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge334123,850running34135
124131   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334115,850running0127
131729   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334110,100running0124
142788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford334111,425running0121
15 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334107,625running1123
16 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge334118,725running1120
17 901   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet334122,983running0112
183917   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford334101,625running1114
192099   Carl Edwards Scotts   (Jack Roush)Ford334100,125running0106
20166   Mark Martin Viagra / Salute to You   (Jack Roush)Ford334100,675running0103
21355   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334102,225running0100
22420   Mike Bliss U.S. Coast Guard   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet33399,125running097
233049   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge33397,525running399
242845   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge333110,083running196
25264   Mike Wallace Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet33395,675running193
261207   Dave Blaney Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33292,725running085
274036   Boris Said Centrix Financial   (Bob Sutton)Chevrolet32788,125running082
28 838   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford32486,625engine184
293766   Hermie Sadler Peak Fitness   (Jeff Stec)Ford31988,525running076
302577   Travis Kvapil Jasper Engines / Kodak   (Doug Bawel)Dodge29787,375running073
311020   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet29682,975engine4575
321410   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet28895,533running067
331591   Bill Elliott Stanley Tools   (Ray Evernham)Dodge28681,225engine064
342425   Brian Vickers Garnier Fructis   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27879,175running061
35 39   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26978,075engine058
362911   Jason Leffler FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25076,950running055
37337   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Jim Smith)Chevrolet23875,825crash052
382218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet23274,700running049
393832   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet21984,122running046
404344   Terry Labonte GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20274,450engine043
413409   Johnny Sauter Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge9874,335handling040
423622   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge3974,225crash037
432343   Jeff Green Cheerios / Pillsbury Bake-Off   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge3174,439crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16backup car
Matt Kenseth17transmission change
Brian Vickers25engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage37R & J RacingJohn CarterDodge
45Stanton Barrett92Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
46Randy LaJoie34Mach One Inc.Chris EdwardsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #43,07 spun turn 4none
782  
9113   #10 accident turn 4none
122312  
24274   #11 accident backstretchnone
28325  
33397   #18,22,25,43,6,32,77 accident backstretchnone
407940  
80845   debris#40
8512339  
1241274   debris#7
12821184  
2122187   debris#31
21924123  
2422454   #7 accident turn 2#88
24627126  
2722809   #9 accident turn 4#19
28129717  
2983036   oil on track#5
3043041  
3053084   #07 accident turn 2#01
30933426  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 23.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman111
  Jeremy Mayfield22423
  Kyle Petty25251
  Sterling Marlin26283
  Jeremy Mayfield293911
  Tony Stewart407940
  Kurt Busch80801
  Mike Wallace81811
  Tony Stewart82865
  Greg Biffle8712337
  Michael Waltrip1241274
  Greg Biffle12818457
  Michael Waltrip1851873
  Matt Kenseth1881881
  Ken Schrader1891913
  Greg Biffle19221120
  Kurt Busch2122121
  Greg Biffle21324129
  Casey Mears2422421
  Elliott Sadler2432431
  Greg Biffle24427633
  Casey Mears2772771
  Jeff Gordon2782781
  Greg Biffle27929719
  Casey Mears29831013
  Greg Biffle31133424

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1142    
2   Greg Biffle 1007   -135  
3   Rusty Wallace 905   -237  
4   Kurt Busch 897   -245  
5   Jeff Gordon 895   -247  
6   Sterling Marlin 883   -259  
7   Mark Martin 882   -260  
8   Elliott Sadler 879   -263  
9   Ryan Newman 873   -269  
10   Dale Jarrett 853   -289  
11   Tony Stewart 849   -293  
12   Kevin Harvick 845   -297  
13   Carl Edwards 833   -309  
14   Jamie McMurray 824   -318  
15   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 787   -355  
16   Jeremy Mayfield 780   -362  
17   Casey Mears 745   -397  
18   Scott Riggs 733   -409  
19   Kyle Petty 726   -416  
20   Jeff Burton 714   -428