Who Won the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup?

Jimmie Johnson wins the 2006 Nextel Cup

The 2006 Nextel Cup season had 36 races, and ended with Jimmie Johnson finishing first in points to win the 2006 Nextel Cup.

Kasey Kahne had the most wins (six) but finished eighth in points. Johnson, along with Kevin Harvick had five wins. Jimmie Johnson had the most top ten finishes with 24.


2006 Nextel Cup Standings

 DriverPointsBehindWins
1Jimmie Johnson6475-5
2Matt Kenseth6419-564
3Denny Hamlin6407-682
4Kevin Harvick6397-785
5Dale Earnhardt Jr6328-1471
6Jeff Gordon6256-2192
7Jeff Burton6228-2471
8Kasey Kahne6183-2926
9Mark Martin6168-3070
10Kyle Busch6027-4481
11Tony Stewart4727-17485
12Carl Edwards4428-20470

2006 Nextel Cup Races

Feb 12, 2006 2006 Budweiser Shootout Denny Hamlin
Feb 16, 2006 2006 Gatorade Duels
Feb 19, 2006 2006 Daytona 500 Jimmie Johnson
Feb 26, 2006 2006 Auto Club 500 Matt Kenseth
Mar 12, 2006 2006 UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 Jimmie Johnson
Mar 20, 2006 2006 Golden Corral 500 Kasey Kahne
Mar 26, 2006 2006 Food City 500 Kurt Busch
Apr 2, 2006 2006 DirecTV 500 Tony Stewart
Apr 9, 2006 2006 Samsung Radio Shack 500 Kasey Kahne
Apr 22, 2006 2006 Subway Fresh 500 Kevin Harvick
May 1, 2006 2006 Aaron's 499 Jimmie Johnson
May 6, 2006 2006 Crown Royal 400 Dale Earnhardt, Jr
May 13, 2006 2006 Dodge Charger 500 Greg Biffle
May 20, 2006 2006 Nextel Open Scott Riggs
May 28, 2006 2006 Coca-Cola 600 Kasey Kahne
Jun 4, 2006 2006 Neighborhood Excellence 400 Matt Kenseth
Jun 11, 2006 2006 Pocono 500 Denny Hamlin
Jun 18, 2006 2006 3M Performance 400 Kasey Kahne
Jun 25, 2006 2006 Dodge/Save Mart 350 Jeff Gordon
Jul 1, 2006 2006 Pepsi 400 Tony Stewart
Jul 9, 2006 2006 USG Sheetrock 400 Jeff Gordon
Jul 16, 2006 2006 Lenox Industrial Tools 300 Kyle Busch
Jul 23, 2006 2006 Pennsylvania 500 Denny Hamlin
Aug 6, 2006 2006 Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Jimmie Johnson
Aug 13, 2006 2006 AMD At The Glen Kevin Harvick
Aug 20, 2006 2006 GFS Marketplace 400 Matt Kenseth
Aug 26, 2006 2006 Sharpie 500 Matt Kenseth
Sep 3, 2006 2006 Sony HD 500 Kasey Kahne
Sep 9, 2006 2006 Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Kevin Harvick
Sep 17, 2006 2006 Sylvania 300 Kevin Harvick
Sep 24, 2006 2006 Dover 400 Jeff Burton
Oct 1, 2006 2006 Banquet 400 Tony Stewart
Oct 8, 2006 2006 UAW-Ford 500 Brian Vickers
Oct 14, 2006 2006 Bank Of America 500 Kasey Kahne
Oct 22, 2006 2006 Subway 500 Jimmie Johnson
Oct 29, 2006 2006 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 Tony Stewart
Nov 5, 2006 2006 Dickies 500 Tony Stewart
Nov 12, 2006 2006 Checker Auto Parts 500 Kevin Harvick
Nov 19, 2006 2006 Ford 400 Greg Biffle