OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

AARON'S 499

Jeff Gordon won the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $5,006,878

RACE

  • NUMBER: 9
  • NAME: Aaron's 499
  • DATE: 05-01-2005
  • LAPS / MILES: 194 / 516
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 30

WINNER

  • NAME: Jeff Gordon
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 146.904
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 33
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 190 194 139 Running 355,116
2 11 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 175 194 2 Running 243,616
3 38 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet NAPA Auto Parts 170 194 2 Running 197,294
4 22 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 160 194 0 Running 165,925
5 13 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge Texaco / Havoline 155 194 0 Running 128,840
6 3 38 Elliott Sadler Ford M&M's 155 194 9 Running 145,896
7 10 97 Kurt Busch Ford Irwin Industrial Tools / Sharpie 151 194 1 Running 153,005
8 42 49 Ken Schrader Dodge Schwan's Home Service 147 194 1 Running 101,630
9 14 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 138 194 0 Running 132,488
10 27 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 134 194 0 Running 124,450
11 23 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DeWalt Power Tools 130 194 0 Running 136,586
12 1 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 132 194 12 Running 139,706
13 29 16 Greg Biffle Ford National Guard / Charter Communications 129 194 2 Running 105,690
14 26 41 Casey Mears Dodge Target 121 193 0 Running 116,093
15 36 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet Budweiser 123 193 3 Running 133,213
16 43 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts 115 192 0 Running 93,165
17 31 33 Kerry Earnhardt Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops 112 190 0 Running 82,950
18 9 77 Travis Kvapil Dodge Kodak / Jasper Engines 109 188 0 Crash 95,510
19 8 07 Dave Blaney Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 106 187 0 Running 93,820
20 6 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 108 186 8 Crash 131,301
21 32 1 Martin Truex Jr Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops 100 186 0 Crash 80,120
22 20 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge Miller Lite 97 180 0 Running 114,133
23 15 18 Bobby Labonte Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 99 174 1 Engine 117,915
24 19 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 91 172 0 Running 113,760
25 39 43 Jeff Green Dodge Cheerios / Betty Crocker 88 172 0 Running 110,316
26 18 11 Jason Leffler Chevrolet FedEx Express 85 171 0 Running 77,100
27 4 10 Scott Riggs Chevrolet Valvoline 87 171 4 Running 104,003
28 33 4 Mike Wallace Chevrolet Lucas Oil Products 84 171 1 Running 79,095
29 30 66 Hermie Sadler Ford Peak Fitness 76 170 0 Rear end 78,835
30 7 21 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft Genuine Parts 73 170 0 Running 106,344
31 24 01 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 75 169 1 Running 100,133
32 21 99 Carl Edwards Ford Scotts / Ortho 67 166 0 Running 93,325
33 16 6 Mark Martin Ford Viagra 69 166 3 Running 94,150
34 25 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge Coors Light 61 162 0 Running 102,968
35 12 36 Boris Said Chevrolet Centrix Financial 58 146 0 Crash 74,930
36 28 0 Mike Bliss Chevrolet NetZero / Best Buy 55 141 0 Crash 74,800
37 37 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC / ditech.com 52 139 0 Crash 82,625
38 17 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge Caterpillar 49 139 0 Crash 93,933
39 5 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel 51 135 5 Crash 120,041
40 40 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr Chevrolet Tide 43 132 0 Crash 83,372
41 35 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's 40 132 0 Crash 81,630
42 34 23 Mike Skinner Dodge Bad Boy Mowers 37 132 0 Crash 73,445
43 41 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Georgia-Pacific / Brawny 34 106 0 Running 73,611