Goody's 250

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2006 Goody's 250
Race details[1]
Race 21 of 35 in the 2006 NASCAR Busch Series
Martinsville Speedway track map.png
Date July 22, 2006 (2006-07-22)
Location Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Virginia
Course Permanent racing facility
.526 mi (.847 km)
Distance 250 laps, 131.5 mi (211.629 km)
Average speed 61.139 mph (98.394 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Richard Childress Racing
Time 19.735
Most laps led
Driver Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing
Laps 149
No. 21 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing
Television in the United States
Network NBC
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Wally Dallenbach, Jr.

The Goody's 250 was a NASCAR Busch Series stock car race held at Martinsville Speedway, in Martinsville, Virginia. The race was only held once, on July 22, 2006, as a standalone event during the summer. It had been speculated the race would be held at night, under a temporary lighting system to be installed at the track, but it was held in the afternoon instead. The Goody's 250 replaced the ITT Industries & Goulds Pumps Salute to the Troops 250 on the Busch Series schedule. After a Busch Series Martinsville record high 19 cautions for 87 laps, the Goody's 250 was replaced in 2007 by the NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The race was the final start in NASCAR for Darrell Waltrip and Ricky Craven.



Photograph of the Martinsville Speedway in 2011 showing the entire layout of the track
Martinsville Speedway, where the race was held

Martinsville Speedway is one of five short tracks to hold NASCAR races; the others are Richmond International Raceway, Dover International Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway.[2] The standard track at Martinsville Speedway is a four-turn, 0.526-mile (0.847 km) oval. Its turns are banked at eleven degrees, and neither the front stretch (the location of the finish line) nor the back stretch is banked.[3]

Race results[edit]

2006 Goody's 250 Top Ten Finishers
Pos. Car # Driver Make Team
1 21 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing
2 2 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Richard Childress Racing
3 20 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet Joe Gibbs Racing
4 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Chip Ganassi Racing
5 00 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet Haas CNC Racing
6 60 Carl Edwards Ford Roush Racing
7 10 John Andretti Ford ppc Racing
8 38 Jason Leffler Chevrolet Braun Racing
9 18 J. J. Yeley Chevrolet Joe Gibbs Racing
10 01 Jay Sauter Chevrolet Duesenberg & Leik Motorsports
Average race speed: 61.139 mph (98.394 km/h)
Lead changes: 7 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 19 for 87 laps Winner's Prize (USD): $74,925


  1. ^ "The Race: 2006 Goodys 250 - Martinsville Speedway". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved March 17, 2016. 
  2. ^ "NASCAR Race Tracks". NASCAR. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. Archived from the original on October 12, 2010. Retrieved October 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ ESPN SportsTravel (October 26, 2011). "Martinsville Speedway". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Archived from the original on January 4, 2012. Retrieved January 11, 2016. 

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