Subway 400 Results
February 23rd, 2003


NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES RACE NO. 2

SUBWAY 400

NORTH CAROLINA SPEEDWAY

 

Rockingham, N.C.Feb. 23, 2003

1.017-Mile Banked Paved Oval

400 M – 393 L    Purse: $4,088,278

 

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

 1           9         88              Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                         393                    180        *                        5     167,050 Running

 2         27         97              Kurt Busch                   Rubbermaid Ford                                             393                    175        *        5 108,200 Running

 3         18         17              Matt Kenseth                DEWALT Power Tools Ford                            393                    170        *        5              94,350      Running

 4           6         32              Ricky Craven               Tide Pontiac                                                     393                    165        *        5              86,725      Running

 5           7         42     #       Jamie McMurray           Havoline Dodge                                               393                    155                                 59,375      Running

 6           8           2              Rusty Wallace              Miller Lite Dodge                                              393                    160        *      10 103,710 Running

 7           3           6              Mark Martin                  Pfizer Ford                                                      393                    151        *        5              93,443      Running

 8         37         48              Jimmie Johnson            Lowe's Chevrolet                                            393                    142                                 77,110      Running

 9         11         38              Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                     393                    138                                 64,810      Running

10          1         77              Dave Blaney                Jasper Engines Ford                                       393                    139        *        5              86,460      Running

11        28         21              Ricky Rudd                   Motorcraft Ford                                               393                    130                                 76,685      Running

12        38         99              Jeff Burton                   CITGO Ford                                                     392                    132        *        5              87,477      Running

13          2         10              Johnny Benson            Valvoline Pontiac                                             392                    124                                 82,960      Running

14        21         12              Ryan Newman             ALLTEL Dodge                                                392                    121                                 72,960      Running

15        23         24              Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                            392                    118                                 98,988      Running

16        10         18              Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                         392                    120        *        5              89,438      Running

17        20           4              Mike Skinner                 Kodak Pontiac                                                 392                    112                                 61,649      Running

18        15         22              Ward Burton                Caterpillar Dodge                                             392                    109                                 92,260      Running

19        22         15              Michael Waltrip             NAPA Chevrolet                                              392                    106                                 66,910      Running

20        33         20              Tony Stewart               The Home Depot Chevrolet                             392                    103                   103,538 Running

21        25           1              Steve Park                   Pennzoil Chevrolet                                          392                    100                                 73,885      Running

22        13         16     #       Greg Biffle                   Grainger Ford                                                  392                      97                                 48,210      Running

23        14         25              Joe Nemechek             UAW-Delphi Chevrolet                                    392                      94                                 52,360      Running

24        35         49              Ken Schrader              BAM Racing Dodge                                         392                      91                                 47,760      Running

25        26         29              Kevin Harvick               GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                            391                      88                                 87,138      Running

26        24         01              Jerry Nadeau               U.S. Army Pontiac                                           391                      85                                 50,650      Running

27        31           5              Terry Labonte              Kellogg's/got milk? Chevrolet                           391                      82                                 79,168      Running

28        36           7              Jimmy Spencer            Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge                            391                      79                                 50,085      Running

29        19         31              Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                            391                      76                                 75,781      Running

30        16         41     #       Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                  390                      73                                 58,100      Running

31        39         30              Jeff Green                   America Online Chevrolet                               390                      70                                 56,975      Running

32          5           9              Bill Elliott                       Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                            390                      67                                 82,506      Running

33        12           8              Dale Earnhardt Jr.        Budweiser Chevrolet                                      390                      64                                 64,225      Running

34        34           0     #       Jack Sprague               NetZero Pontiac                                              390                      61                                 47,050      Running

35        30         45              Kyle Petty                     Georgia Pacific Dodge                                    389                      63        *        5              54,000      Running

36        41         14     #       Larry Foyt                    Harrah's Dodge                                               388                      55                                 45,950      Running

37        42         74     #       Tony Raines                 BACE Motorsports Chevrolet                          387                      52                                 45,900      Running

38        17         23              Kenny Wallace             Stacker2 Dodge                                              386                      49                                 45,840      Running

39        32         43              John Andretti               Cheerios Dodge                                              347                      46                                 80,873      Running

40          4         40              Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                          319                      48        *        5              87,707      Water pump

41        29         19              Jeremy Mayfield           Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                            271                      40                                 53,670      Accident

42        40         54              Todd Bodine                 National Guard Ford                                          85                      37                                 45,615      Accident

43        43         37              Derrike Cope                Friendly's Ice Cream Chevrolet                         34                      34                                 44,922      Clutch

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

Failed to qualify: (0) – None.

Race Comments: Dale Jarrett outdueled Kurt Busch for his first win of the season in front of a crowd estimated at 40,000; Busch took over the NASCAR Winston Cup Series points lead.

 

TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 23 minutes, 29 seconds                       AVERAGE SPEED:  117.852 mph                      MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .966 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Dave Blaney, Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford (154.683 mph)

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kurt Busch, Rubbermaid Ford

INFOGRAMES PIT STRATEGY AWARD:  Brad Parrott, UPS Ford

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Rusty Wallace, Miler Lite Dodge

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ricky Craven, Tide Pontiac

NASCAR WINSTON CUP LEADER BONUS:   No winner; rolls over to $30,000 at Las Vegas

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

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Jarrett, UPS Ford

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

CAUTION FLAGS:  7 for 46 laps. 47-54 (Competition Caution-Debris); 88-92 (Car #54-Accident, Turn 2), 108-112 (Car #23-Accident, Backstretch),

123-126 (Car #19 & 01-Accident, Turn 4), 174-177 (Car #8-Spin, Backstretch), 276-291 (Car #19 & 8-Accident, Turn 2),

 299-302 (Car #24-Spin, Turn 4; Car #01-Spin, Frontstretch).

LAP LEADERS:  20 lead changes among 11 drivers. Dave Blaney 1-8, Mark Martin 9-16, Ricky Craven 17-26, Rusty Wallace 27-88,

 Kyle Petty 89, Martin 90-92, R. Wallace 93-123, Martin 124-126, R. Wallace, 127-174, Martin 175-178, R. Wallace 179-219,

 Kurt Busch 220-255, Matt Kenseth 256-257, Sterling Marlin 258-260, Busch 261-299, Bobby Labonte 300-303,

 Jeff Burton 304-309, Busch 310-383, Dale Jarrett 384-388, Busch 389, Jarrett 390-393.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR WINSTON CUP POINTS

                                                           (Wins)

 1 –Kurt Busch                        345            (0)

 2 –Dale Jarrett                        314            (1)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson                 312            (0)

 4 –Mark Martin                        306            (0)

 5 –Michael Waltrip                  291            (1)

 6 –Matt Kenseth                     278            (0)

 7 –Jeff Burton                        262            (0)

 8 –Ricky Craven                     255            (0)

 9 –Tony Stewart                    254            (0)

10–Kevin Harvick                    248            (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Jamie McMurray                               25

Greg Biffle                                        20

Jack Sprague                                   19

Casey Mears                                    18

Tony Raines                                     13

Larry Foyt                                           8

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Dave Blaney                                      1

Jeff Green                                         1

 

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Ford                                   15        1

Chevrolet                           12        1

Pontiac                                9        0

Dodge                                  8        0

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKIN’ UP

PLACES AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)       34

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)       29

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         1

Ricky Craven                 (#32)         1

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         1

Michael Waltrip              (#15)         1

 


MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Rusty Wallace               (#  2)         1

Michael Waltrip              (#15)         1

 

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         1

Dale Jarrett                    (#88)         1

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Richy Gilmore                (#15)         20

Tom Gent                       (#97)         14

Hendrick Engines          (#48)         13

 

MECHANIX WEAR PIT CREW AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         28

Dale Jarrett                    (#88)         21

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         21


NEXT EVENT:  March 2, 2003 – UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev. – (400.5 M) (267 L)

 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (2/24/03)

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