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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 15 of 36
Sunday, June 18, 2006 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:19
Average Speed: 118.788 mph
Pole Speed: 185.644 mph
Cautions: 9 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 145,000
Lead changes: 17

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 / 'Click'   (Ray Evernham)Dodge129205,364running19185
8 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet129137,436running50152
17 325   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet12996,175running7117
6 448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet129128,386running0150
28 543   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge129109,821running079
3 68   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet129146,991running3170
26 701   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet12999,670running085
27 86   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford12988,035running082
39 907   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet8676,805running046
41016   Greg Biffle National Guard / Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford129115,300running11165
16111   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet129103,583running0115
111231   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet129109,295running0130
9132   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge129117,583running0138
401418   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet80103,340running043
14155   Kyle Busch Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet12991,725running9126
291610   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge12972,675running076
411720   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet58122,666crash040
361819   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge12998,991running055
101929   Kevin Harvick Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet129119,936running0134
132017   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford129121,416running0124
122111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet12978,925running0127
422221   Ken Schrader Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford3095,904crash037
212332   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet12989,008running0100
18247   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet12976,025running0109
52541   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge12998,350running3160
242614   Sterling Marlin Waste Management / Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet12985,658running091
332766   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet12977,300running064
252855   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge12983,622running088
342949   Kevin Lepage RoadLoans.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge12970,150running166
193040   David Stremme Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge12999,783running0106
23199   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford129147,200running25175
223238   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford129102,458running097
303322   Dave Blaney Caterpillar Ground Engaging Tools   (Bill Davis)Dodge12972,600running073
323423   Bill Lester Waste Management   (Bill Davis)Dodge12969,375running067
353545   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge12977,050running163
31364   Scott Wimmer AERO Exhaust   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet12969,450running070
73742   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge129122,183running0146
433874   Derrike Cope Howes Lubricator / Royal Admin.   (Raynard McGlynn)Dodge1268,127overheating034
383996   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet12668,850running049
204088   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford129110,100running0103
234126   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford129118,675running094
154212   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge129118,683running0118
374334   Mike Skinner Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet12968,950running052
* Race shortened to 129 laps due to rain.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman12transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Carl Long37R & J RacingJohn CarterDodge
45Mike Garvey51Marathon American Spirit Motor OilJoe AuerChevrolet
46Chad Chaffin61Peak PerformanceJeff StecDodge
47Jimmy Spencer78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
WDStanton Barrett95TheRaceSpace.comStanton BarrettChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #7 spun turn 2none
7104  
11177   rainnone
18225  
23253   #20,66 accident turn 4none
26316  
32354   #01,18,21 accident backstretchnone
365419  
55584   rain#9
59679  
68703   #17 spun turn 2#07
718010  
81844   debris#17
8511127  
1121154   debris#34
1161249  
1251295   rain#34
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.7%             Average green flag run: 10.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kasey Kahne111
  Jeff Gordon22221
  Kyle Busch23319
  Kasey Kahne32354
  Jeff Gordon364510
  Kasey Kahne46461
  Jeff Gordon47559
  Kyle Petty56561
  Jeff Gordon57593
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.60612
  Jeff Gordon62687
  Greg Biffle697911
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.80801
  Brian Vickers81877
  Carl Edwards8811225
  Kevin Lepage1131131
  Reed Sorenson1141163
  Kasey Kahne11712913

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 2295    
2   Matt Kenseth 2221   -74  
3   Kasey Kahne 2051   -244  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2020   -275  
5   Mark Martin 1989   -306  
6   Tony Stewart 1928   -367  
7   Jeff Burton 1888   -407  
8   Kevin Harvick 1849   -446  
9   Denny Hamlin 1809   -486  
10   Greg Biffle 1807   -488  
11   Jeff Gordon 1796   -499  
12   Kyle Busch 1795   -500  
13   Carl Edwards 1722   -573  
14   Casey Mears 1654   -641  
15   Jamie McMurray 1624   -671  
16   Kurt Busch 1620   -675  
17   Ryan Newman 1555   -740  
18   Clint Bowyer 1550   -745  
19   Dale Jarrett 1514   -781  
20   Reed Sorenson 1508   -787