2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400

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2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400
Race details[1]
Race 13 of 36 in the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series season
Date June 4, 2006 (2006-June-04)
Official name Neighborhood Excellence 400 presented by Bank of America
Location Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware
Course Permanent racing facility
1 mi (1.609 km)
Distance 400 laps, 400 mi (643.737 km)
Weather Mild with temperatures approaching 75.2 °F (24.0 °C); wind speeds up to 11.39 miles per hour (18.33 km/h)
Average speed 109.865 miles per hour (176.811 km/h)
Attendance 145,000
Pole position
Driver Penske Racing
Most laps led
Driver Jamie McMurray Roush Racing
Laps 95
Winner
No. 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Racing
Television in the United States
Network Fox Broadcasting Company
Announcers Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds

The 2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400 presented by Bank of America was the thirteenth race of the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series season. It was held on Sunday, June 4, 2006 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware and contested over 400 laps and 400 miles (643.737 km) on the 1-mile (1.609 km) concrete oval. Matt Kenseth of Roush Racing won the race, giving him his second win of the season. Jamie McMurray, his teammate, finished second and Kevin Harvick finished third.

Top 10 results[edit]

Pos[2] Grid No. Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 19 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Racing Ford 400 185
2 9 26 Jamie McMurray Roush Racing Ford 400 180
3 5 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 400 165
4 17 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 400 165
5 30 5 Kyle Busch Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 160
6 42 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 150
7 26 9 Kasey Kahne Evernham Motorsports Dodge 400 146
8 20 16 Greg Biffle Roush Racing Ford 400 147
9 9 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 400 143
10 11 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 400 139

Failed to qualify: Carl Long (#34), Donnie Neuenberger (#52), Chad Chaffin (#61), and Stanton Barrett (#95).

Race Statistics[edit]

  • Time of race: 3:38:27
  • Average Speed: 109.865 miles per hour (176.811 km/h)
  • Pole Speed: 154.633
  • Cautions: 9 for 51 laps
  • Margin of Victory: 0.787 sec
  • Lead changes: 23
  • Percent of race run under caution: 12.8%
  • Average green flag run: 34.9 laps

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400 weather information at Old Farmers' Almanac
  2. ^ 2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400 racing information at Racing Reference


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