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2006 Samsung / Radio Shack 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 7 of 36
Sunday, April 9, 2006 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:37:55
Average Speed: 137.943 mph
Pole Speed: 190.315 mph
Cautions: 9 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.229 sec
Attendance: 189,000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2006 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 19   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge334530,164running63185
35 218   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet270118,075running263
9 36   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford334151,850running11143
18 466   Jeff Green SanDisk / Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet334133,833running1114
42 516   Greg Biffle Subway / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford8198,860crash4942
2 617   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford334362,491running14175
34 72   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge286124,633running061
4 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet334208,500running41165
8 91   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334156,608running2147
101043   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge334164,211running0134
221124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet332148,411running097
191207   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Texas Pride   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet333116,075running0106
131341   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334126,675running0124
401412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge200124,283crash043
12158   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334154,816running0127
111648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334165,161running0130
231701   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet332129,070running094
301814   Sterling Marlin Centrix Auto Finance   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet32989,325running073
391945   Kyle Petty Schwan's Home Service   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24887,000engine046
142042   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334150,233running0121
62131   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334172,220running0150
72210   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge334133,850running0146
382351   Mike Garvey Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Joe Auer)Chevrolet25179,125crash049
52429   Kevin Harvick Reese's Caramel Cup   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334204,511running1160
332538   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford286113,558engine169
15265   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334129,725running0118
172788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford334143,350running0112
212840   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge333127,033running0100
20297   Robby Gordon Jim Beam Black   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet333109,275running0103
253044   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33295,975running088
293122   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge33092,475running076
163221   Ken Schrader Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford334140,089running0115
433325   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2486,847engine034
313419   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge328116,891running070
323561   Kevin Lepage RoadLoans.com   (Jeff Stec)Ford32885,800running067
243696   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet33297,075running091
363799   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford256101,175crash5060
413874   Derrike Cope myguardian911.com   (Raynard McGlynn)Dodge16978,760electrical00
273932   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet331105,122running082
34020   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet334286,386running99175
374126   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford254127,100running052
264255   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge331108,833running085
28434   Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet33094,075running079

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Scott Wimmer4transmission change
Matt Kenseth17engine change
Derrike Cope74transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Brent Sherman49SertaBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
45Chad Blount92Fox Collision CentersBob JenkinsChevrolet
46Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
47Chad Chaffin34Holiday Inn DFW Airport WestBob JenkinsChevrolet
48Stanton Barrett95hairofdog.comStanton BarrettChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16464  
65684   debris#5
698214  
83897   #16 accident turn 3#24
9014657  
1471504   debris#66
15116010  
1611644   debris#12
16518925  
1901956   #18 accident turn 4#88
1962016  
2022054   #12 accident turn 1#45
20625045  
2512544   oil on track#48
2552573  
2582636   #99 accident turn 2#21
26431350  
3143174   debris#88
31833417  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.9%             Average green flag run: 29.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin11111
  Greg Biffle125645
  Jeff Green57571
  Kevin Harvick58581
  Martin Truex, Jr.59602
  Greg Biffle61644
  Kasey Kahne65684
  J.J. Yeley69702
  Kasey Kahne719020
  Denny Hamlin91911
  Tony Stewart9214655
  Carl Edwards1471471
  Denny Hamlin14815811
  Matt Kenseth1591613
  Elliott Sadler1621621
  Carl Edwards1631664
  Matt Kenseth16717711
  Denny Hamlin17820629
  Carl Edwards20725145
  Kasey Kahne25226312
  Tony Stewart26430744
  Kasey Kahne30833427

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 1063    
2   Matt Kenseth 1048   -15  
3   Kasey Kahne 1017   -46  
4   Mark Martin 1017   -46  
5   Tony Stewart 966   -97  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 951   -112  
7   Kyle Busch 950   -113  
8   Jeff Gordon 911   -152  
9   Kevin Harvick 859   -204  
10   Casey Mears 845   -218  
11   Dale Jarrett 828   -235  
12   Elliott Sadler 804   -259  
13   Clint Bowyer 750   -313  
14   Denny Hamlin 747   -316  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 744   -319  
16   Jeff Burton 741   -322  
17   Kurt Busch 722   -341  
18   Ryan Newman 711   -352  
19   Reed Sorenson 701   -362  
20   Brian Vickers 684   -379