2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500

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2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500
Race details
Race 7 of 36 in the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series season
Map of the track
Map of the track
Date April 9, 2006 (2006-04-09)
Location Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 334 laps, 501 mi (806.281 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 77 °F (25 °C); wind speeds up to 8.9 miles per hour (14.3 km/h)[1]
Average speed 137.943 miles per hour (221.998 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Kasey Kahne Evernham Motorsports
Time 28.374
Most laps led
Driver Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs
Laps 99
Winner
No. 9
Kasey Kahne
Evernham Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network Fox
Announcers Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds

The 2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500, the seventh race of the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup season, was held at Texas Motor Speedway on April 9, 2006. Kasey Kahne became the first driver to win at Texas from the pole.

Race results[edit]

Fin St Driver Car # Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings
1 1 Kasey Kahne 9 Dodge 185 5 334 $530,164
2 6 Matt Kenseth 17 Ford 175 5 334 $362,491
3 40 Tony Stewart 20 Chevrolet 175 10 334 $286,386
4 8 Denny Hamlin * 11 Chevrolet 165 5 334 $208,500
5 24 Kevin Harvick 29 Chevrolet 160 5 334 $204,511
6 21 Jeff Burton 31 Chevrolet 150 334 $172,220
7 22 Scott Riggs 10 Dodge 146 334 $133,850
8 9 Martin Truex Jr. * 1 Chevrolet 147 5 334 $156,608
9 3 Mark Martin 6 Ford 143 5 334 $151,850
10 10 Bobby Labonte 43 Dodge 134 334 $164,211
11 16 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 130 334 $165,161
12 15 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 8 Chevrolet 127 334 $154,816
13 13 Reed Sorenson * 41 Dodge 124 334 $126,675
14 20 Casey Mears 42 Dodge 121 334 $150,233
15 26 Kyle Busch 5 Chevrolet 118 334 $129,725
16 32 Ken Schrader 21 Ford 115 334 $140,089
17 27 Dale Jarrett 88 Ford 112 334 $143,350
18 4 Jeff Green 66 Chevrolet 114 5 334 $133,833
19 12 Clint Bowyer * 7 Chevrolet 106 333 $116,075
20 29 Robby Gordon 7 Chevrolet 103 333 $109,275
21 28 David Stremme * 40 Dodge 100 333 $127,033
22 11 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 97 332 $148,411
23 17 Joe Nemechek 1 Chevrolet 94 332 $129,070
24 36 Tony Raines 96 Chevrolet 91 332 $97,075
25 30 Terry Labonte 44 Chevrolet 88 332 $95,975
26 42 Michael Waltrip 55 Dodge 85 331 $108,833
27 39 Travis Kvapil 32 Chevrolet 82 331 $105,122
28 43 Scott Wimmer 4 Chevrolet 79 330 $94,075
29 31 Dave Blaney 22 Dodge 76 330 $92,475
30 18 Sterling Marlin 14 Chevrolet 73 329 $89,325
31 34 Jeremy Mayfield 19 Dodge 70 328 $116,891
32 35 Kevin Lepage 61 Ford 67 328 $85,800
33 25 Elliott Sadler 38 Ford 69 5 286 $113,558
34 7 Kurt Busch 2 Dodge 61 286 $124,633
35 2 J.J. Yeley * 18 Chevrolet 63 5 270 $118,075
36 37 Carl Edwards 99 Ford 60 5 256 $101,175
37 41 Jamie McMurray 26 Ford 52 254 $127,100
38 23 Mike Garvey 151 Chevrolet 49 251 $79,125
39 19 Kyle Petty 45 Dodge 46 248 $87,000
40 14 Ryan Newman 12 Dodge 43 200 $124,283
41 38 Derrike Cope 74 Dodge PE 169 $78,760
42 5 Greg Biffle 16 Ford 42 5 81 $98,860
43 33 Brian Vickers 25 Chevrolet 34 24 $86,847

Failed to qualify: Brent Sherman (#49), Chad Blount (#92), Kenny Wallace (#78), Chad Chaffin (#34), Stanton Barrett (#95).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weather information for the 2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved November 21, 2013.