OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

Jeff Gordon won the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $14,322,448

RACE

  • NUMBER: 1
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-20-2005
  • LAPS / MILES: 203 / 508
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 11 / 45

WINNER

  • NAME: Jeff Gordon
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 135.173
  • START POSITION: 15th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 22
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 15 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 185 203 29 Running 1,497,150
2 13 97 Kurt Busch Ford Sharpie / Irwin Industrial Tools 170 203 0 Running 1,106,130
3 5 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet Budweiser 170 203 2 Running 828,796
4 12 10 Scott Riggs Chevrolet Valvoline 160 203 0 Running 643,896
5 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 160 203 3 Running 533,579
6 32 6 Mark Martin Ford Viagra 150 203 0 Running 395,313
7 4 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 156 203 107 Running 442,610
8 18 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge Coors Light 142 203 0 Running 341,341
9 8 37 Kevin Lepage Dodge Patron Tequila 138 203 0 Running 307,138
10 36 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge Miller Lite 134 203 0 Running 317,646
11 39 38 Elliott Sadler Ford M&M's 130 203 0 Running 318,604
12 27 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 127 203 0 Running 278,963
13 34 01 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 129 203 2 Running 290,671
14 38 07 Dave Blaney Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 121 203 0 Running 270,363
15 1 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 118 203 0 Running 307,596
16 26 43 Jeff Green Dodge Cheerios 115 203 0 Running 289,499
17 33 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Georgia-Pacific / Brawny 117 203 1 Running 273,321
18 35 0 Mike Bliss Chevrolet NetZero / Best Buy 109 203 0 Running 258,538
19 25 77 Travis Kvapil Dodge Kodak / Jasper Engines 106 203 0 Running 267,788
20 9 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel 108 203 1 Running 306,479
21 28 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC / ditech.com 100 203 0 Running 266,738
22 37 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 97 203 0 Running 288,388
23 24 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 99 203 1 Running 283,158
24 11 21 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft Quality Parts 66 202 0 Running 287,002
25 23 16 Greg Biffle Ford National Guard 88 201 0 Running 269,613
26 29 41 Casey Mears Dodge Target 85 199 0 Running 273,321
27 41 36 Boris Said Chevrolet Centrix Financial 82 198 0 Running 249,838
28 30 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 84 198 1 Running 288,799
29 6 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 81 194 6 Running 294,608
30 7 23 Mike Skinner Dodge Argent Mortgage 73 187 0 Crash 260,113
31 42 14 John Andretti Ford VB/APlus at Sunoco 70 187 0 Crash 247,538
32 17 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge Texaco / Havoline 67 184 0 Crash 257,613
33 16 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge Caterpillar 69 182 8 Crash 265,110
34 10 1 Martin Truex Jr Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops 61 178 0 Engine 252,593
35 22 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr Chevrolet Tide Coldwater 58 173 0 Running 245,468
36 40 11 Jason Leffler Chevrolet FedEx Express 55 168 0 Crash 244,988
37 3 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet NAPA Auto Parts 57 161 42 Engine 304,563
38 19 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's 49 148 0 Running 252,063
39 31 49 Ken Schrader Dodge Schwan's Home Service 46 120 0 Engine 243,288
40 21 00 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Aaron's 43 39 0 Engine 243,038
41 43 4 Mike Wallace Chevrolet Lucas Oil Products 40 35 0 Overheating 242,388
42 14 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DeWalt Power Tools 37 34 0 Engine 292,124
43 20 18 Bobby Labonte Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 34 14 0 Engine 276,444