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2006 Bank Of America 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 31 of 36
Saturday, October 14, 2006 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:47:29
Average Speed: 132.142 mph
Pole Speed: 191.469 mph
Cautions: 10 for 52 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.624 sec
Attendance: 170,000
Lead changes: 34

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
373316   Greg Biffle Subway / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford11180,725engine052
263622   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge27865,475running085
422449   Mike Bliss WhatsOnline.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge159,885crash037
19144   Todd Bodine Hefty / Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet33167,725running0106
23 807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32975,700running399
3 631   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334176,870running0165
32422   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge208102,258running017
6185   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334112,050running1155
4168   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334154,916running37165
82899   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford334103,475running12147
333538   David Gilliland Sam's Club / M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford16189,958crash064
244124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet301111,236engine296
25197   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet30066,075running088
162066   Jeff Green Best Buy "HD Done Right"   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet33291,583running0115
282211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet26564,550running079
18 529   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet332106,661running0109
413488   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford3292,085crash040
21048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334221,511running72175
1 29   Kasey Kahne Mopar / Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge334305,889running134190
141117   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford332115,466running1126
393706   Todd Kluever 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford4560,275crash046
203832   Travis Kvapil Tide / Downy   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet33181,783running0103
52143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Bugles   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge334151,436running2160
214344   Terry Labonte GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33163,725running0100
111314   Sterling Marlin Ginn Clubs & Resorts   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet334106,133running3135
30 76   Mark Martin AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford23980,725crash073
342726   Jamie McMurray Irwin Speedbor   (Jack Roush)Ford160107,800engine061
12 342   Casey Mears Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge333113,158running0127
93001   Joe Nemechek Centrix Financial   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet334108,095running0138
271512   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge272107,658running082
223245   Kyle Petty Tire Kingdom   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge33084,197running097
73996   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet33495,375running28151
17 110   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge33297,475running34117
35 419   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge12495,816crash563
401721   Ken Schrader Motorcraft Genuine Parts   (Wood Brothers)Ford4587,364crash043
432972   Mike Skinner Dutch Quality Stone   (Bryan Mullet)Chevrolet160,093crash034
36 941   Reed Sorenson Target / Lysol   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge11569,050crash055
133120   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet333125,336running0124
151240   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge33297,033running0118
31261   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet21669,425running070
102525   Brian Vickers GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33491,925running0134
382355   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Doug Bawel)Dodge10260,400crash049
294018   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25896,425crash076

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman12backup car

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Bill Elliott83Red Bull / Victory Junction Gang CampDanny BaharDodge
45Kevin Lepage34Oak Glove Co.Bob JenkinsChevrolet
46Derrike Cope74Royal Admin. Svcs. / Sundance VacationsRaynard McGlynnDodge
47Chad Chaffin61Oak Glove Co.Jeff StecDodge
48Hermie Sadler00The SPEED ReportMike AndersonChevrolet
49Kirk Shelmerdine27Catdaddy Carolina MoonshineKirk ShelmerdineChevrolet
50Carl Long46Millstar ToolsDon CuppDodge
51Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
52Morgan Shepherd89Victory In Jesus / Eco FirstMorgan ShepherdDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
3119   #1,7,11,18,26,32,45,49,72 accident frontstretchnone
12176  
18214   #22 accident turn 4#1
223413  
35384   #99 accident turn 4none
39468  
47526   #06,21 accident backstretchnone
5310553  
1061094   #55 accident turn 4#25
1101167  
1171204   #2,41 accident turn 2#12
12116343  
1641674   #38 accident backstretch#66
16824275  
2432519   #6,7,18 accident turn 4#01
25227625  
2772804   debris#25
28130222  
3033064   oil on track#14
30733428  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.6%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kasey Kahne11212
  Scott Riggs13186
  Tony Raines193012
  Scott Riggs314616
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.477731
  Scott Riggs78836
  Clint Bowyer84852
  Kyle Busch86861
  Jimmie Johnson87882
  Matt Kenseth89891
  Scott Riggs90956
  Kasey Kahne9611722
  Elliott Sadler1181225
  Tony Raines12313715
  Kasey Kahne13815316
  Jimmie Johnson1541552
  Jeff Gordon1561561
  Bobby Labonte1571582
  Tony Raines1591591
  Kasey Kahne1601645
  Sterling Marlin1651673
  Jimmie Johnson16820235
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2032042
  Clint Bowyer2052051
  Kasey Kahne2062105
  Jimmie Johnson21123828
  Jeff Gordon2392391
  Carl Edwards2402401
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2412444
  Kasey Kahne2452451
  Carl Edwards24625611
  Kasey Kahne25730347
  Jimmie Johnson3043085
  Kasey Kahne30933426

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 5763    
2   Matt Kenseth 5718   -45  
3   Kevin Harvick 5674   -89  
4   Mark Martin 5661   -102  
5   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5657   -106  
6   Denny Hamlin 5626   -137  
7   Jimmie Johnson 5617   -146  
8   Kasey Kahne 5603   -160  
9   Kyle Busch 5568   -195  
10   Jeff Gordon 5547   -216  
11   Tony Stewart 3948   -1815  
12   Carl Edwards 3735   -2028  
13   Greg Biffle 3549   -2214  
14   Casey Mears 3387   -2376  
15   Brian Vickers 3371   -2392  
16   Kurt Busch 3369   -2394  
17   Clint Bowyer 3293   -2470  
18   Ryan Newman 3278   -2485  
19   Martin Truex, Jr. 3143   -2620  
20   Scott Riggs 3131   -2632  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4453    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4300   -153  
3   Kevin Harvick 4115   -338  
4   Jeff Burton 4070   -383  
5   Mark Martin 3977   -476  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3970   -483  
7   Kyle Busch 3957   -496  
8   Tony Stewart 3948   -505  
9   Denny Hamlin 3944   -509  
10   Kasey Kahne 3917   -536  
11   Jeff Gordon 3858   -595  
12   Carl Edwards 3735   -718  
13   Greg Biffle 3549   -904  
14   Casey Mears 3387   -1066  
15   Brian Vickers 3371   -1082  
16   Kurt Busch 3369   -1084  
17   Clint Bowyer 3293   -1160  
18   Ryan Newman 3278   -1175  
19   Martin Truex, Jr. 3143   -1310  
20   Scott Riggs 3131   -1322