OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

AUTO CLUB 500

Matt Kenseth won the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Auto Club Speedway
  • LOCATION: Fontana
  • LENGTH: 2.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $5,083,604

RACE

  • NUMBER: 2
  • NAME: Auto Club 500
  • DATE: 02-26-2006
  • LAPS / MILES: 251 / 502
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 26

WINNER

  • NAME: Matt Kenseth
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 147.852
  • START POSITION: 31st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 18
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 31 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DeWalt Power Tools 185 251 40 Running 324,991
2 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 170 251 0 Running 235,936
3 22 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 165 251 0 Running 165,550
4 13 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 165 251 1 Running 166,239
5 6 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 155 251 0 Running 158,970
6 25 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 150 251 0 Running 142,375
7 20 42 Casey Mears Dodge Texaco / Havoline 146 251 0 Running 140,858
8 4 18 JJ Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 147 251 2 Running 140,075
9 10 6 Mark Martin Ford AAA 143 251 1 Running 104,800
10 7 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's 134 251 0 Running 105,225
11 18 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet Budweiser 135 251 1 Running 132,366
12 5 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Kinko's 127 251 0 Running 104,575
13 9 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Hot Hues 129 251 3 Running 127,261
14 32 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 121 251 0 Running 100,425
15 23 1 Martin Truex Jr Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 118 251 0 Running 114,383
16 1 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 120 251 7 Running 144,558
17 19 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 112 251 0 Running 133,050
18 28 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC 109 250 0 Running 97,625
19 14 10 Scott Riggs Dodge Valvoline / Stanley Tools 106 250 0 Running 88,925
20 11 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Mobil 1 103 250 0 Running 132,683
21 29 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Energizer e2 Lithium 100 250 0 Running 97,875
22 21 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 97 250 0 Running 116,916
23 16 38 Elliott Sadler Ford Pedigree 94 250 0 Running 115,083
24 26 66 Jeff Green Chevrolet Best Buy 91 250 0 Running 121,058
25 39 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Wells Fargo Financial 88 250 0 Running 107,333
26 34 7 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Jim Beam 85 249 0 Running 95,075
27 8 01 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 82 249 0 Running 109,820
28 41 21 Ken Schrader Ford Little Debbie 79 249 0 Running 109,589
29 15 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Icebreakers Ice Cubes 76 249 0 Running 116,611
30 24 22 Dave Blaney Dodge Caterpillar 73 249 0 Running 91,583
31 27 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios / Betty Crocker 70 249 0 Running 116,186
32 17 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Centrix Auto Finance 67 249 0 Running 88,592
33 40 40 David Stremme Dodge Coors Light 64 248 0 Running 87,775
34 43 96 Terry Labonte Chevrolet DLP HDTV / Tweeter 61 248 0 Running 78,625
35 37 61 Kevin Lepage Ford RoadLoans.com 58 248 0 Running 78,425
36 33 55 Michael Waltrip Dodge NAPA Auto Parts 55 247 0 Running 78,275
37 42 49 Brent Sherman Dodge Serta 52 247 0 Running 78,050
38 35 51 Mike Garvey Chevrolet Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 49 247 0 Running 77,800
39 38 4 Scott Wimmer Chevrolet AERO Exhaust 46 246 0 Engine 77,680
40 30 95 Stanton Barrett Chevrolet hairofdog.com 43 242 0 Running 77,525
41 36 78 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing 40 237 0 Engine 77,400
42 2 16 Greg Biffle Ford Jackson Hewitt / National Guard 47 229 168 Engine 106,005
43 12 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 39 214 28 Engine 119,453