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</center> The 2006 Dollar General 300 was a NASCAR Busch Series race held October 13, 2006 at Lowe's Motor Speedway. Dave Blaney survived the crash-filled event to win his first career NASCAR race. Kevin Harvick captured his second career Busch title in this race as well.

2006 Dollar General 300
Blaney in Victory Lane
General info
Series Busch Series
Location Lowe's Motor Speedway
Date October 13, 2006
Pole Sitter Carl Edwards
Pole Speed 186.245 mph
Race Data
Winner Dave Blaney
Margin of Victory under caution
Average Speed 106.999 mph
Cautions 12 for 56 laps
Points Leader Kevin Harvick + 775

Qualifying notes Edit

Carl Edwards won the pole for the race at just over 186 mph. His Roush Racing teammate Matt Kenseth started on the outside pole and points leader Kevin Harvick started eighth.

The drivers who failed to qualify were: Tim Sauter (#36), Kertus Davis (#0), Robert Richardson (#80), Eric McClure (#04), Derrike Cope (#49)

Additional race data Edit

  • Leaders: 8
  • Time of race: 2:50:45
  • Margin of victory: under caution
  • Brad Baker made his first Busch Series race in three years in this race driving for MacDonald Motorsports. The journeyman often competed in his own #28 cars before closing that operation down.

Results Edit

Finish Start No. Name Sponsor Make Laps Laps Lead Status
1 2332Dave BlaneyHaas Avacados from MexicoChevrolet2035running
2 4299Michael Waltrip (W)Family DollarDodge2031running
3 3059Stacy ComptonKingsford/Bush's/Lowe's FoodsFord2030running
4 217ameriquestMatt KensethAmeriquestFord20352running
5 3750RoushBuschDanny O'Quinn (R)TransamericaFord2030running
6 2100HaasBuschJohnny SauterHaas Automation/YellowChevrolet2020running
7 242RCRBuschClint BowyerACDelcoChevrolet2020running
8 1120JGRBuschDenny HamlinRockwell AutomationChevrolet2020running
9 833khiKevin HarvickDollar GeneralChevrolet2020running
10 412Mike SkinnerGoulds Pumps/ITTDodge2020running
11 3125RensiBuschAshton LewisU.S. MarinesFord2020running
12 185HendrickBuschKyle BuschLowe's/Sta-Green WinterizerChevrolet2020running
13 611Paul MenardMenards/Hot ShotChevrolet2011running
14 1390RYRBuschStephen LeichtCitifinancialFord2010running
15 2219Aric AlmirolaHusqvarnaChevrolet2010running
16 178Tony StewartGoody's Headache PowdersChevrolet2010running
17 3427BuschBrewcoCasey AtwoodVIVA/Breast Cancer Research Foundation/ALDIFord2010running
18 25063MTodd Kluever (R)3M Scotchguard Paint ProtectorFord2010running
19 922PPCBuschKenny WallaceAutoZoneFord2000running
20 2044David ReutimannCottman TransmissionDodge2000running
21 3366Scott WimmerDuraflame Quick CoalsFord2000running
22 1977KHIBuschBobby LabonteDollar GeneralChevrolet2000running
23 3947Jon WoodArmor AllFord1990running
24 3514Ted MusgraveFamily DollarDodge1990running
25 3610PPCBuschJohn Andretti (R)Camping World/rvs.comFord1990running
26 542Casey MearsTexaco/HavolineDodge1985crash
27 160HenkelBuschCarl EdwardsHenkel Duct Tape/PolySeamSealFord198123crash
28 2838BuschAkinsJason LefflerGreat ClipsChevrolet1988crash
29 411FinchBuschMike WallaceMiccosukee Gaming & ResortsDodge1960running
30 4372Brad BakerVector SecurityChevrolet1950running
31 1264Jamie MacMurray (W)Top-Flite XL ExtremeDodge1821crash
32 318JGRBuschJ.J. YeleyVigoro/The Home DepotChevrolet1680running
33 264BiagiBuschAuggie Vidovich9Lives Morris' Million Cat RescueDodge1140crash
34 3223KCRBrad KeselowskiHeath Shuler for CongresChevy1130crash
35 1421RCRBuschJeff Burton U.S. Coast GuardChevrolet1080crash
36 106David RaganScotts WinterGuard FertilizerFord1030crash
37 1635RensiBuschRegan SmithFresh ExpressFord1010crash
38 3841GanBuschReed SorensonDiscount TireDodge940crash
39 2788JRBuschShane HuffmanU.S. Navy "Heritage"Dodge890crash
40 4001Jay SauterWestern UnionChevrolet720crash
41 2916ilevelBuschGreg Biffle (W)Ameriquest/FreeCreditReport.comFord420crash
42 748Jimmie JohnsonLowe'sChevrolet210crash
43 159Kasey KahneWiskDodge70crash
  • (R) - Designates rookie drivers
  • (W) - Designates past winner of this race

Points Edit

  1. Kevin Harvick +775
  2. Carl Edwards -775
  3. Clint Bowyer -847
  4. Denny Hamlin -898
  5. J.J. Yeley -1055
  6. Kyle Busch -1268
  7. Paul Menard -1276
  8. Greg Biffle -1429
  9. Johnny Sauter -1646
  10. Reed Sorenson -1662

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