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By TIMES WIRES
Published September 15, 2006
FAST FACTS: The drivers who qualified for the Chase had their point totals adjusted. Standings leader Matt Kenseth will start the Chase with 5,050, and the rest will be separated in five-point increments. ... Dale Earnhardt Jr. has five top-10 finishes in his past seven starts at New Hampshire after having only one in his first seven starts there. ... Kyle Busch won the Lenox Industrial Tools 300 on July 16 at Loudon. Seven members of this year's Chase finished in the top 10 in that race. ... Tony Stewart is the first champion not to defend his title in the Chase's three-year history.
POINTS LEADERS: 1. Kenseth, 5,050; 2. Jimmie Johnson, 5,045; 3. Kevin Harvick, 5,040; 4. Busch, 5,035; 5. Denny Hamlin, 5,030; 6. Earnhardt, 5,025; 7. Mark Martin, 5,020; 8. Jeff Burton, 5,015; 9. Jeff Gordon, 5,010; 10. Kasey Kahne, 5,005
FAST FACTS: There have been no repeat winners in the race's 10-year history. ... Dennis Setzer leads all truck drivers with five top-five finishes at New Hampshire, and his six top-10 showings tie him with Jack Sprague for the track record. ... Terry Cook edged Setzer by 0.189 seconds to win the 2002 event. The nine races at Loudon that did not finish under caution have had an average margin of victory of 3.942 seconds.
POINTS LEADERS: 1. Todd Bodine, 2,624; 2. Johnny Benson, 2,470; 3. David Reutimann, 2,394; 4. Ted Musgrave, 2,380; 5. Rick Crawford, 2,323; 6. David Starr, 2,295; 7. Terry Cook, 2,248; 8. Sprague, 2,246; 9. Ron Hornaday, 2,221; 10. Mike Bliss 2,201
NEXT RACE: Road America, Sept. 24, Elkhart Lake, Wis.
POINTS LEADERS: 1. Sebastien Bourdais, 310; 2. A.J. Allmendinger and Justin Wilson, 248; 4. Nelson Philippe, 175; 5. Paul Tracy, 173; 6. Will Power, 167; 7. Mario Dominguez, 160; 8. Bruno Junqueira, 149; 9. Alex Tagliani and Andrew Ranger, 148
NEXT RACE: Chinese Grand Prix, Oct. 1, Shanghai
POINTS LEADERS: 1. Fernando Alonso, 108; 2. Michael Schumacher, 106; 3. Felipe Massa, 62; 4. Giancarlo Fisichella and Kimi Raikkonen, 57; 6. Jenson Button, 40; 7. Juan Pablo Montoya, 26; 8. Rubens Barrichello, 25; 9. Nick Heidfeld, 20; 10. Ralf Schumacher, 18