Watkins Glen Race Results
August 10th, 2003


NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES RACE NO. 22

Sirius At The Glen

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

 

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – August 10, 2003

2.45-Mile Paved Road Course

220.5 M – 90 L   Purse: $4,189,655

 

FIN       STR     CAR#        DRIVER                       TEAM                                                              LAPS                 PTS    BONUS PTS      MONEY     STATUS

 1         14          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                90                    185           *    10         $156,272      Running

 2         28          39            Scott Pruett                 Target Dodge                                                      90                    175           *      5             88,210      Running

 3           6            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                          90                    170           *      5           127,202      Running

 4         20          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                                90                    160                                 86,850      Running

 5         11          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                                90                    155                                 96,408      Running

 6         22          22            Ward Burton                Caterpillar Dodge                                                 90                    150                                 94,046      Running

 7         30          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                             90                    146                                 98,688      Running

 8           7          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Power Tools Ford                                90                    142                                 70,535      Running

 9         13          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                    90                    138                                 83,930      Running

10          3            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                         90                    134                                 90,598      Running

11          4          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                        90                    130                               101,233      Running

12          8          97            Kurt Busch                  Rubbermaid/Sharpie Ford                                   90                    127                                 85,100      Running

13        34          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                  90                    124                                 65,800      Running

14          9          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                             90                    126           *      5             93,443      Running

15        24          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                         90                    118                                 86,820      Running

16        40          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                90                    115                                 59,600      Running

17        21          25            Joe Nemechek             UAW-Delphi Chevrolet                                        90                    112                                 50,830      Running

18        19            5            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s/got milk? Chevrolet                               90                    109                                 76,566      Running

19        15            0            John Andretti               NetZero Hi Speed Pontiac                                   90                    106                                 50,055      Running

20        25            9            Bill Elliott                       Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                90                    103                                 86,693      Running

21        26          21            Ricky Rudd                  Air Force/Motorcraft Ford                                   90                    105           *      5             72,535      Running

22        29          42    #      Jamie McMurray          Havoline Dodge                                                   90                    102           *      5             50,715      Running

23        39            7            Jimmy Spencer            Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge                                90                      94                                 62,795      Running

24        33            4            P.J. Jones                    Kodak Perfect Touch Pontiac                              90                      91                                 59,135      Running

25        16          77            Dave Blaney                Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford               90                      88                                 65,189      Running

26        41          30            Steve Park                   America Online Chevrolet                                   90                      85                                 56,140      Running

27        27          10            Johnny Benson           Valvoline Pontiac                                                 90                      82                                 74,565      Running

28        38          32            Ricky Craven               Tide Pontiac                                                         90                      79                                 55,555      Running

29        43          33            Paul Menard                Menards/Turtle Wax Chevrolet                           90                      76                                 52,410      Running

30          2          16    #      Greg Biffle                   Grainger Ford                                                      90                      78           *      5             47,825      Running

31        23          99            Jeff Burton                  CITGO Ford                                                         90                      75           *      5             80,157      Running

32        12          41    #      Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                      90                      67                                 52,150      Running

33          1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                                89                      64                                 97,353      Accident

34        35          23            Kenny Wallace            Stacker2 Dodge                                                  89                      61                                 44,015      Running

35        17          54            Todd Bodine                National Guard/Subway Ford                             89                      58                                 43,950      Running

36        32          04            Johnny Miller               Kodak Easy Share Pontiac                                  89                      55                                 43,875      Running

37          5            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                  84                      52                                 78,492      Running

38        18            1            Ron Fellows                Pennzoil Chevrolet                                              82                      49                                 68,927      Handling

39        10          01            Boris Said                    USG Sheetrock Pontiac                                       80                      46                                 43,690      Running

40        36          44            Christian Fittipaldi        New York Yankees Dodge                                 80                      43                                 43,615      Running

41        42          74    #      Tony Raines                BACE Motorsports Chevrolet                              78                      40                                 43,555      Running

42        31          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia Pacific/Brawny Dodge                          74                      37                                 51,485      Running

43        37          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                                1                      34                                 86,809      Engine

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



Failed to qualify: (4) Ken Schrader (#49); Joe Varde (#35); Scott Maxwell (#43); Larry Foyt (#50).

Race Comments:  A crowd estimated at 100,000 watched Robby Gordon get his third career NASCAR Winston Cup victory. Prior to green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear of the field under penalty, in order by row, because of engine changes: #7 Jimmy Spencer, #20 Tony Stewart, #01 Boris Said, #48 Jimmie Johnson, #44 Christian Fittipaldi.

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 26 minutes, 17 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED:  90.441 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  2.335 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon, DuPont Chevrolet (124.580 mph, 70.798 secs) TRACK RECORD

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet

INFOGRAMES PIT STRATEGY AWARD:  Kevin Hamlin, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet (No winner of MBNA Bonus for winning race; rolls to $35,000 at Michigan.)

MOBIL 1 OIL COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

NASCAR WINSTON CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $230,000 at Michigan International Speedway.

NASCAR ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Jamie McMurray, Havoline Dodge

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Scott Pruett, Target Dodge

CAUTION FLAGS:  6 for 14 laps. 2-4 (Car #45-Accident, Turn 8); 23-24 (Fire on Pit Road); 35-36 (Car #44-Accident, Turn 11; Car #30-Spin); 44-45 (Car #74-Accident, Backstretch); 53-55 (Car #2-Spin, Turn 6); 77-78 (Car #54-Spin, Turn 1).

LAP LEADERS:  8 lead changes among 8 drivers.  Jeff Gordon-pole, Greg Biffle 1-23, Scott Pruett 24-32, Jeff Burton 33-42, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 43-53, Bobby Labonte 54-58, Ricky Rudd 59, Jamie McMurray 60, Robby Gordon 61-90.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR WINSTON CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Matt Kenseth                  3,294            (1)

 2 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          3,036            (1)

 3 –Jeff Gordon                    2,898            (1)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson              2,816            (2)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                 2,778            (1)

 6 –Michael Waltrip               2,777            (1)

 7 –Bobby Labonte               2,768            (1)

 8 –Kurt Busch                     2,696            (3)

 9 –Ryan Newman               2,636            (4)

10–Robby Gordon                2,627            (2)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Greg Biffle                                      219

Jamie McMurray                             215

Casey Mears                                  177

Tony Raines                                   169

Jack Sprague                                 158

Larry Foyt                                       111

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                           158    11

Ford                                   137      6

Dodge                                110      4

Pontiac                                79      1

 


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                  5

Bobby Labonte                                  3

Jeff Gordon                                       2

Steve Park                                         2

Dave Blaney                                      1

Jeff Green                                         1

Kevin Harvick                                    1

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

Terry Labonte                                   1

Jeremy Mayfield                                1

Elliott Sadler                                       1

Boris Said                                          1

Tony Stewart                                    1

 

MOBIL 1 OIL COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)         5

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         3

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         5

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         4

Tony Stewart                (#20)         4

 


OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         5

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         3

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         3

Bobby Labonte              (#18)         3

Tony Stewart                (#20)         2

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKIN’ UP

PLACES AWARD         Car #         Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         65

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         57

Robby Gordon               (#31)         55

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jerry Carcone               (#17)       158

Hendrick Engines          (#24)       133

Greg Ollish                    (#  8)       131

 

McDONALD’S/POWERADE DRIVE-THRU PIT CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD (as of 8/4/03)

                                      Car #         Pts.

Michael Waltrip              (#15)       794

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)       717

Robby Gordon               (#31)       694


 

NEXT EVENT: Aug. 17, 2003 – GFS Marketplace 400, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. (400 M) (200 L)

 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (8/12/03)

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