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
2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 program cover
2006 Samsung/Radio Shack 500 program cover
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 Mild with temperatures approaching 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 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.

Qualifying[edit]

Pos[2] Car # Driver Make Primary Sponsor Speed Time Behind
1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 190.315 28.374 0.000
2 18 JJ Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 189.374 28.515 -0.141
3 6 Mark Martin Ford AAA 189.029 28.567 -0.193
4 66 Jeff Green Chevrolet Best Buy / SanDisk 189.016 28.569 -0.195
5 16 Greg Biffle Ford Subway / Nat'l Guard / Little League 188.976 28.575 -0.201
6 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Carhartt 188.910 28.585 -0.211
7 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 188.897 28.587 -0.213
8 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Express 188.772 28.606 -0.232
9 1 Martin Truex Jr Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 188.640 28.626 -0.252
10 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios / Betty Crocker 188.594 28.633 -0.259
11 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 188.337 28.672 -0.298
12 7 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's Texas Pride 188.304 28.677 -0.303
13 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target 188.219 28.690 -0.316
14 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel 188.068 28.713 -0.339
15 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet Budweiser 188.048 28.716 -0.342
16 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 187.977 28.727 -0.353
17 1 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 187.918 28.736 -0.362
18 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet CENTRIX Auto Finance 187.780 28.757 -0.383
19 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Schwan's Home Service 187.754 28.761 -0.387
20 42 Casey Mears Dodge Texaco / Havoline 187.748 28.762 -0.388
21 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 187.598 28.785 -0.411
22 10 Scott Riggs Dodge Stanley Tools / Valvoline 187.422 28.812 -0.438
23 151 Mike Garvey Chevrolet Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 187.389 28.817 -0.443
24 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Reese's Caramel Cup 187.272 28.835 -0.461
25 38 Elliott Sadler Ford M&M's 187.007 28.876 -0.502
26 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's / Delphi 186.948 28.885 -0.511
27 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 186.903 28.892 -0.518
28 40 David Stremme Dodge Coors Light 186.832 28.903 -0.529
29 7 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Jim Beam Black 186.748 28.916 -0.542
30 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's 186.741 28.917 -0.543
31 22 Dave Blaney Dodge Caterpillar 186.696 28.924 -0.550
32 21 Ken Schrader Ford Motorcraft Genuine Parts 186.696 28.924 -0.550
33 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC 186.580 28.942 -0.568
34 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 186.574 28.943 -0.569
35 61 Kevin Lepage Ford RoadLoans.com 186.124 29.013 -0.639
36 96 Tony Raines Chevrolet DLP HDTV 186.066 29.022 -0.648
37 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 185.822 29.060 -0.686
38 74 Derrike Cope Dodge myguardian911.com 185.624 29.091 -0.717
39 32 Travis Kvapil Chevrolet Tide-Downy 185.567 29.100 -0.726
40 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 185.382 29.129 -0.755
41 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 184.818 29.218 -0.844
42 55 Michael Waltrip Dodge NAPA Auto Parts 184.641 29.246 -0.872
43 4 Scott Wimmer Chevrolet AERO Exhaust 184.862 29.211 -0.837
Failed to qualify
44 49 Brent Sherman Dodge Serta 29.286
45 92 Chad Blount Dodge Fox Collision Centers 29.386
46 78 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing 29.460
47 34 Chad Chaffin Chevrolet Holiday Inn DFW Airport West 29.476
48 95 Stanton Barrett Chevrolet hairofdog.com 29.758

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 * 07 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.
  2. ^ "Qualifying times: Samsung/RadioShack 500". Crash. 2006-04-08. Retrieved 2021-06-05.


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