2006 UAW-Ford 500 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 8, 2006 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Chevy 188 17 running 185
2 25 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 188 7 running 175
3 29 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 188 3 running 170
4 19 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 188 21 running 165
5 16 1 Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Boats Chevy 188 2 running 160
6 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 188 0 running 150
7 37 66 Jeff Green Microsoft Windows Live, Best Buy Chevy 188 0 running 146
8 30 6 Mark Martin AAA Ford 188 2 running 147
9 17 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 188 0 running 138
10 39 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios, Betty Crocker Dodge 188 0 running 134
11 6 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's Chevy 188 10 running 135
12 2 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 188 1 running 132
13 11 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 188 0 running 124
14 21 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Dodge 188 1 running 126
15 1 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 188 0 running 118
16 36 7 Robby Gordon Harrah's Chevy 188 0 running 115
17 28 09 Mike Wallace Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts Ford 188 0 running 112
18 15 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevy 188 1 running 114
19 41 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline, Stanley Tools Dodge 188 0 running 106
20 40 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 188 0 running 103
21 12 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 188 1 running 105
22 13 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 188 1 running 102
23 33 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 188 37 running 104
24 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 187 6 crash 96
25 23 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Ford 187 0 running 88
26 20 49 Mike Bliss WhatsOnline.com Dodge 187 0 running 85
27 34 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevy 187 5 running 87
28 35 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Dodge 186 0 running 79
29 22 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 186 1 running 81
30 31 42 Casey Mears Texaco, Havoline Dodge 185 1 running 78
31 27 04 Eric McClure Hefty Chevy 182 0 running 70
32 10 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 177 0 crash 67
33 38 40 David Stremme Coors Light Camouflage Can Dodge 175 0 crash 64
34 24 15 Paul Menard Menards, Moen Chevy 173 1 crash 66
35 32 07 Clint Bowyer DirecTV Chevy 171 5 crash 63
36 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 167 27 crash 60
37 8 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 160 22 crash 57
38 18 45 Kyle Petty Petty Enterprises, Victory Junction Gang Dodge 149 0 crash 49
39 42 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 147 1 engine 51
40 7 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevy 145 0 crash 43
41 5 16 Greg Biffle National Guard, Charter Communications Ford 137 15 crash 45
42 26 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevy 24 0 engine 37
43 43 74 Derrike Cope Royal Administration Services, Sundance Vacations Dodge 9 0 overheating 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Travis Kvapil, Chad Chaffin, Todd Bodine, Hermie Sadler, Kirk Shelmerdine, Kevin Lepage
Time of Race: 3h:10:23
Fast Qualifier: David Gilliland - 49.950 sec.
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Margin of Victory: Race Ended Under Yellow
Average Speed: 157.602 mph
Cautions: 6 for 22 laps - 73-75 (debris); 131-134 (debris); 139-145 (#07,1,11,14,16,19,24,26,29,42,43,45,99 accident (turn 1)); 150-152 (oil on track); 175-178 (#11,15,18,20,40 accident (turn 2)); 188-188 (#8,48 accident (turn 3))
Lead Changes: 63 among 23 drivers - Dale Jarrett 1; Jeff Gordon 2-3; Jamie McMurray 4-7; Jeff Gordon 8-17; Jamie McMurray 18-20; Jeff Gordon 21-24; Jamie McMurray 25-28; Greg Biffle 29-35; Tony Stewart 36; Kyle Busch 37-38; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 39-41; Kyle Busch 42-44; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 45; Kyle Busch 46; Matt Kenseth 47-49; Kurt Busch 50; Matt Kenseth 51; Kurt Busch 52; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 53-59; Elliott Sadler 60; Jamie McMurray 61; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 62; Matt Kenseth 63-70; Greg Biffle 71-76; Jeff Gordon 77-78; Greg Biffle 79-80; Jeff Gordon 81-87; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 88; Jeff Gordon 89; Kyle Busch 90-91; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 92-93; Jamie McMurray 94-102; Brian Vickers 103-108; Jamie McMurray 109; Mark Martin 110-111; Brian Vickers 112-114; Casey Mears 115; Brian Vickers 116-121; Kyle Busch 122-123; Jeff Gordon 124; Matt Kenseth 125; Clint Bowyer 126-127; Matt Kenseth 128-129; Clint Bowyer 130; Denny Hamlin 131; Michael Waltrip 132; Clint Bowyer 133-134; Matt Kenseth 135-138; Jeff Burton 139-143; Reed Sorenson 144; Matt Kenseth 145-146; Brian Vickers 147; Jimmie Johnson 148-149; Joe Nemechek 150; Martin Truex, Jr. 151-152; Jimmie Johnson 153; Paul Menard 154; Jimmie Johnson 155-157; Kasey Kahne 158-163; Kurt Busch 164; Kasey Kahne 165; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 166-187; Brian Vickers 188