The Frontstretch: Numbers Game: UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 by Kim DeHaven -- Tuesday March 14, 2006

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Numbers Game: UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400

Kim DeHaven · Tuesday March 14, 2006

 

0.045
Jimmie Johnson’s margin of victory over Matt Kenseth (in seconds).

1
Lap led by race winner Jimmie Johnson.

3
Extra laps ran on Sunday in the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400, to make a total of 405 miles.

3
Jimmie Johnson’s starting position.

3 hours, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
Time it took to complete the UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400.

4
Cars dropped to the back of the field at the start of the race. (No. 12 Newman – engine change; No.19 Mayfield – backup car; No. 78 Wallace – backup car; No. 4 Wimmer – engine change)

5
Number of times Matt Kenseth led the field, for a total of 146 laps.

6
Cars who failed to make the starting field.

7
Caution flags for a total of 30 laps. (three for accidents/spinouts; four for debris)

11
Car number of Denny Hamlin, the highest finishing Rookie in the race. (started 16th – finished 10th)

11
Positions in the Nextel Cup point standings lost by Ryan Newman after this week’s race; the biggest drop of all competitors.

13
Positions in the Nextel Cup point standings gained by Greg Biffle after this week’s race; the biggest improvement of all drivers.

22
Lead changes among 11 drivers.

29
Number of places Casey Mears gained; the most of any driver. (He started 38th.)

38
Cars still running at the end of the race.

133.358
Average race speed (in mph)

*172.403 *
Speed in mph Greg Biffle ran to win the pole for the UAW-DailmerChrysler 400; the second of his career.

193
The lap when Matt Kenseth ran the fastest lap of the race; averaging 169.242 mph around the 1.5 mile oval.

503
Points Chad Chaffin trails leader Jimmie Johnson by in the Nextel Cup Standings; he is ranked 49th.

$76,950
Amount of money Chad Chaffin earned for his 42nd-place finish in the UAW-DailmerChrysler 400, the smallest payout in the event.

$386,936
Amount of money Jimmie Johnson earned for his win in the UAW-DailmerChrysler 400.

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