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2006 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 33 of 36
Sunday, October 29, 2006 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:23
Average Speed: 143.421 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 9 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.195 sec
Attendance: 115,000
Lead changes: 24

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
11120   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet325373,286running146190
2 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325251,686running27175
3 68   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet325215,991running95170
4 117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford325183,041running0160
51316   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford325135,625running0155
6 924   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Nicorette   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325158,561running44155
71299   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford325122,575running1151
93101   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet325132,845running3143
8 411   Denny Hamlin FedEx Cup   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet325105,625running0142
112388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford325129,175running0130
122043   Bobby Labonte Cascadian Farm / Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge324134,336running0127
13 531   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet323122,595running0124
14162   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge323131,333running0121
152538   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford323122,558running0118
163018   J.J. Yeley GSK / Astellas VESIcare   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet323127,075running0115
173745   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge323117,758running0112
182622   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge323106,858running0109
191525   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32397,875running0106
203514   Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet322105,433running0103
213419   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge322118,666running0100
221910   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge32287,250running097
232866   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet322106,133running094
243221   Ken Schrader Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford322113,839running091
251807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32293,375running088
264149   Mike Bliss WhatsOnline.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge32193,422engine085
10297   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet325104,975running084
27105   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32198,775running082
281442   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge321114,333running079
292441   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge32188,000running076
31 229   Kevin Harvick Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet321123,536running975
301712   Ryan Newman Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge321125,258running073
323832   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet32079,525running067
333955   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge31980,300running064
342796   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet31979,200running061
354378   Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Racing   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet31979,050running058
36 76   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford30996,900crash055
37211   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet30586,750crash052
38 89   Kasey Kahne McDonald's / Dodge Dealers   (Ray Evernham)Dodge255115,839crash049
393340   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24686,500crash046
402226   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford244125,200running043
413637   Bill Elliott Melling / Spring Mountain Farms   (John Carter)Dodge14678,255engine040
42404   Todd Bodine Hefty / Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet14478,150engine037
434261   Kevin Lepage Oak Gloves / Smokey Bones   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet2978,362engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7engine change
Ken Schrader21engine change
Bill Elliott37transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Derrike Cope74Sundance Vacations / Royal Admin.Raynard McGlynnDodge
45Kirk Shelmerdine27Lilly Trucking of VirginiaKirk ShelmerdineChevrolet
46Mike Skinner72Dutch Quality StoneBryan MulletChevrolet
47A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDanny BaharDodge
WDDavid Ragan06Roush RacingJack RoushFord
WDKevin Lepage34Bob JenkinsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
573   #5 spun turn 4none
88275  
83864   debris#88
8717084  
1711777   #24,26 accident turn 2#42
17819518  
1962016   debris#01
20224342  
2442474   #12 accident backstretch#42
2482492  
2502545   #9,40 accident turn 1#11
25529137  
2922954   debris#7
29630510  
3063094   fluid on track#49
3103101  
3113144   #6,14,07,42,88 accident turn 1#43
31532511  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.6%             Average green flag run: 28.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kevin Harvick199
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.102314
  Tony Stewart245532
  Jeff Gordon56561
  Jimmie Johnson57582
  Joe Nemechek59613
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.628221
  Jeff Gordon83831
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.8411431
  Jeff Gordon11514531
  Carl Edwards1461461
  Jeff Gordon14715711
  Tony Stewart15817013
  Jimmie Johnson1711711
  Tony Stewart1721776
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.17819720
  Jimmie Johnson1981981
  Tony Stewart19923840
  Jimmie Johnson23926022
  Tony Stewart26129131
  Jimmie Johnson2922921
  Tony Stewart29330513
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.3063149
  Tony Stewart31532511

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 6008    
2   Jimmie Johnson 5982   -26  
3   Denny Hamlin 5943   -65  
4   Jeff Burton 5924   -84  
5   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5924   -84  
6   Kevin Harvick 5887   -121  
7   Jeff Gordon 5862   -146  
8   Mark Martin 5807   -201  
9   Kasey Kahne 5798   -210  
10   Kyle Busch 5759   -249  
11   Tony Stewart 4298   -1710  
12   Carl Edwards 4013   -1995  
13   Greg Biffle 3771   -2237  
14   Casey Mears 3616   -2392  
15   Brian Vickers 3589   -2419  
16   Kurt Busch 3577   -2431  
17   Ryan Newman 3475   -2533  
18   Clint Bowyer 3475   -2533  
19   Bobby Labonte 3330   -2678  
20   Scott Riggs 3301   -2707  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4743    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4665   -78  
3   Kevin Harvick 4328   -415  
4   Tony Stewart 4298   -445  
5   Denny Hamlin 4261   -482  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4237   -506  
7   Jeff Burton 4231   -512  
8   Jeff Gordon 4173   -570  
9   Kyle Busch 4148   -595  
10   Mark Martin 4123   -620  
11   Kasey Kahne 4112   -631  
12   Carl Edwards 4013   -730  
13   Greg Biffle 3771   -972  
14   Casey Mears 3616   -1127  
15   Brian Vickers 3589   -1154  
16   Kurt Busch 3577   -1166  
17   Ryan Newman 3475   -1268  
18   Clint Bowyer 3475   -1268  
19   Bobby Labonte 3330   -1413  
20   Scott Riggs 3301   -1442