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                                                                              NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES RACE NO. 3

                                                                                         UAW-DAIMLER CHRYSLER 400

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

                                                                                        Las Vegas, Nev.March 3, 2002

                                                                                       1.5-Mile Banked Paved Speedway

                                                                                      400.5 M - 267 L    Purse: $4,729,088

 

 

 Pos   ST    Car#            Driver                         Sponsor/Manu                    Laps        Pts         *       Bon              Money      Status

 1         24    40                Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                    267        180         *            5           $412,842      Running

 2         18    19                Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge      267        175         *            5             222,550      Running

 3           6    6                  Mark Martin                  Pfizer/Viagra Ford                     267        165                                     199,233      Running

 4           2    12      #        Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Ford                             267        165         *            5             162,125      Running

 5         15    20                Tony Stewart              Home Depot Pontiac                  267        165         *          10             153,953      Running

 6         25    48      #        Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                      267        155         *            5               85,350      Running

 7         37    88                Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                   267        146                                     122,350      Running

 8         23    9                  Bill Elliott                       Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge      267        142                                     108,356      Running

 9         39    99                Jeff Burton                  CITGO SUPERGARD Ford         267        138                                     119,567      Running

10          4    41                Jimmy Spencer            Target Dodge                            267        139         *            5               94,425      Running

11        38    2                  Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Ford                           267        130                                     113,925      Running

12        33    18                Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Pontiac       267        127                                     114,953      Running

13        27    28                Ricky Rudd                  Havoline Ford                            267        124                                     112,092      Running

14          8    17                Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford         267        121                                       88,875      Running

15        16    25                Jerry Nadeau              UAW-Delphi Chevrolet              267        118                                       79,925      Running

16        35    8                  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.      Budweiser Chevrolet                267        120         *            5               84,875      Running

17        13    24                Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                      267        112                                     116,653      Running

18        10    77                Dave Blaney                Jasper Engines Ford                 267        109                                       85,175      Running

19        20    26                Joe Nemechek             TBA Ford                                   267        106                                       90,662      Running

20          3    97                Kurt Busch                  Rubbermaid Ford                       267        108         *            5               67,825      Running

21        32    22                Ward Burton                Caterpillar Dodge                       266        105         *            5             106,275      Running

22          5    15                Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                        266          97                                       70,175      Running

23        19    44                Buckshot Jones          Georgia Pacific Dodge              266          94                                       66,064      Running

24        21    23                Hut Stricklin                 Hills Bros Coffee Dodge            266          96         *            5               60,075      Running

25        28    29                Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet      266          88                                     101,853      Running

26        29    36                Ken Schrader              M&M's Pontiac                           266          85                                       65,975      Running

27        17    1                  Kenny Wallace            Pennzoil Chevrolet                    266          87         *            5               86,750      Running

28        34    21                Elliott Sadler                 Motorcraft Ford                         266          84         *            5               63,775      Running

29          1    66                Todd Bodine                Haas Carter Motorsports Ford  266          81         *            5               55,475      Running

30        11    45                Kyle Petty                    Sprint Dodge                             266          78         *            5               52,775      Running

31          9    32                Ricky Craven               Tide Ford                                   265          70                                       63,075      Running

32          7    10                Johnny Benson           Valvoline Pontiac                       265          67                                       62,375      Running

33        22    30                Jeff Green                   America Online Chevrolet         265          64                                       51,675      Running

34        31    4                  Mike Skinner                Kodak Chevrolet                        265          61                                       51,475      Running

35        14    11                Brett Bodine                Dura Lube Ford                         265          58                                       51,275      Running

36        26    43                John Andretti               Cheerios Dodge                        265          55                                       78,158      Running

37        12    31                Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet      265          52                                       76,906      Running

38        41    5                  Terry Labonte             Kellogg's Chevrolet                   264          49                                       79,483      Running

39        30    14                Stacy Compton            Conseco Pontiac                       262          46                                       50,450      Running

40        43    90                Rick Mast                     Duke's Mayonnaise Ford           261          43                                       50,225      Running

41        42    7                  Casey Atwood            Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge      258          40                                       50,025      Running

42        36    49      #        Shawna Robinson      BAM Racing Dodge                   212          37                                       49,830      Accident

43        40    55                Bobby Hamilton           Schneider Electric Chevrolet         7          34                                       57,880      Accident

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender.   * Includes race leader/most laps bonus.

Failed to Qualify: (1) – Derrike Cope (#57).

 

TIME OF RACE:   2 hours, 55 minutes, 43 seconds

AVERAGE SPEED:   136.754 mph

MARGIN OF VICTORY:   1.163 seconds

 

BUD POLE AWARD:   Todd Bodine, Haas Carter Motorsports Ford  (172.850 mph, 31.241 seconds)

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Sterling Marlin, Coors Light Dodge

GATORADE FRONT RUNNER AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Ford

INFOGRAMES PIT STRATEGY AWARD:  Lee McCall, Coors Light Dodge

NASCAR WINSTON CUP LEADER BONUS:   Sterling Marlin, Coors Light Dodge ($30,000)

NASCAR WINSTON CUP ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:   Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Ford

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE AWARD:   Sterling Marlin, Coors Light Dodge

TRUE VALUE MAN OF THE RACE AWARD:   Sterling Marlin, Coors Light Dodge

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

 

CAUTION FLAGS:  6 for 25 laps.  10-14 (Car #55-Accident, Turn 3); 62-65 (Debris in Turn 1/Turn 2); 141-144 (Oil in Turn 3); 156-159 (Car #17-Spin, Turn 4); 233-236 (Car #49-Accident, Turn 2); 256-259 (Car #45-Spin, Tri-Oval).

 

LAP LEADERS:

Todd Bodine 1-17,

Jimmy Spencer 18-62,

Kurt Busch 63-67,

Ryan Newman 68-104,

Sterling Marlin 105-120,

Tony Stewart 121-122,

Newman 123-124,

Kenny Wallace 125,

Hut Stricklin 126,

Elliott Sadler 127-130,

Marlin 131-133,

Stewart 134-141,

Newman 142-151,

Stewart 152-203;

Marlin 204,

Busch 205,

Jimmie Johnson 206-211,

Dale Earnhardt Jr. 212-213,

Kyle Petty 214,

Ward Burton 215-219,

Stewart 220-233;

Jeremy Mayfield 234-250,

Marlin 251-267.

22 lead changes among 14 drivers.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR WINSTON CUP POINTS

                                                           (Wins)

 1 –Sterling Marlin                    507            (1)

 2 –Ryan Newman                  432            (0)

 3 –Jeff Burton                        420            (0)

 4 –Mark Martin                        415            (0)

 5 –Ward Burton                      414            (1)

 6 –Bill Elliott                             402            (0)

 7 –Jeff Gordon                       401            (0)

 8 –Kurt Busch                        400            (0)

 9 –Rusty Wallace                   381            (0)

10–Matt Kenseth                     375            (1)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Ryan Newman                                  44

Jimmie Johnson                                35

Shawna Robinson                            18

Carl Long                                            2

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Dodge                                24        2

Ford                                   21        1

Pontiac                              11        0

Chevrolet                           10        0


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Todd Bodine                                      1

Ricky Craven                                     1

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKIN’ UP PLACES AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         1

Dale Jarrett                    (#88)         1

Elliott Sadler                   (#21)         1

 

GATORADE FRONT RUNNER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Sterling Marlin                (#40)         5

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         4

Jimmy Spencer              (#41)         4


76/NASCAR MOTOR OIL POINT FUND

                                                    Points

Sterling Marlin                                507

Ward Burton                                  414

Ricky Craven                                 342

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Tony Santanicola          (#40)       29

Harold Pennell               (#12)       24

Roush Engines              (#  6)       23

 

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Ward Burton                  (#22)         1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1

Sterling Marlin                (#40)         1

 


 

NEXT EVENT:   March 10, 2002 – MBNA America 500 – Atlanta Motor Speedway, Atlanta, Ga. - (500.5 M) (325 L)  $3,589,313

 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (3/5/02)

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