OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SHARPIE 500

Matt Kenseth won the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.533 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $5,253,226

RACE

  • NUMBER: 24
  • NAME: Sharpie 500
  • DATE: 08-26-2006
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 267
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 62

WINNER

  • NAME: Matt Kenseth
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 90.025
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 18
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 4 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DeWalt 185 500 117 Running 336,516
2 19 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's 175 500 1 Running 202,375
3 40 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 170 500 35 Running 199,591
4 23 10 Scott Riggs Dodge Valvoline / Stanley Tools 160 500 0 Running 135,425
5 13 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 160 500 41 Running 171,636
6 6 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Freight 150 500 0 Running 111,800
7 39 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 151 500 16 Running 128,200
8 21 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel Fastap 142 500 0 Running 144,808
9 2 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 148 500 263 Running 145,720
10 18 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 134 500 0 Running 147,686
11 7 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Reese's 130 500 0 Running 135,486
12 31 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 127 500 0 Running 131,264
13 17 21 Ken Schrader Ford U.S. Air Force 124 500 0 Running 124,564
14 22 22 Dave Blaney Dodge Caterpillar 121 500 0 Running 113,758
15 32 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 118 499 0 Running 128,075
16 29 55 Michael Waltrip Dodge NAPA Auto Parts 115 499 0 Running 110,183
17 11 42 Casey Mears Dodge Texaco / Havoline 112 499 0 Running 127,533
18 24 1 Martin Truex, Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 109 499 0 Running 114,858
19 35 16 Greg Biffle Ford National Guard / Charter Communications 106 499 0 Running 108,775
20 28 32 Travis Kvapil Chevrolet Tide / Downy 103 499 0 Running 105,983
21 12 49 Kevin Lepage Dodge LoansDepot.com 100 498 0 Running 96,922
22 5 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 97 498 0 Running 140,761
23 3 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios / Hamburger Helper 94 498 0 Running 126,886
24 16 66 Jeff Green Chevrolet CertainTeed 91 498 0 Running 96,975
25 34 96 Tony Raines Chevrolet DLP HDTV 88 498 0 Running 89,700
26 41 01 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 85 498 0 Running 113,665
27 42 7 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Jim Beam 82 498 0 Running 86,705
28 15 6 Mark Martin Ford AAA 79 496 0 Running 101,195
29 37 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Sharpie 76 496 0 Running 129,910
30 26 78 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing 73 493 0 Running 83,475
31 25 18 JJ Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 70 492 0 Running 129,440
32 14 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Ginn Clubs & Resorts 67 490 0 Running 85,255
33 20 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC 64 487 0 Running 91,595
34 8 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 61 481 0 Running 90,535
35 36 40 David Stremme Dodge Coors Light 58 468 0 Running 90,425
36 10 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target 55 460 0 Running 90,315
37 1 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 57 446 27 Running 128,413
38 27 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 49 415 0 Running 90,070
39 9 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 46 395 0 Crash 111,951
40 38 38 David Gilliland Ford M&M's 43 346 0 Running 109,758
41 30 34 Carl Long Chevrolet Front Row Motorsports 40 256 0 Electrical 81,700
42 43 4 Scott Wimmer Chevrolet Bully Hill Vineyards / Food City 37 209 0 Engine 81,575
43 33 74 Derrike Cope Dodge Sundance Vacations / Royal Admin. Svc 34 7 0 Handling 81,764