Chicago Race Results
July 13th, 2003

  • see corrected the Drivers/Owners Points after Chicago page also.

  • DRIVERS and OWNERS POINTS corrected [corrections in RED] after the following penalty was announced on July 16th, a summary before:

    #29-Kevin Harvick docked 25 drivers points, the team docked 25 Owners Points - unapproved travel limiting device

  • #29 Fined, Penalized and Loss of Points: NASCAR officials announced today that Todd Berrier, crew chief of the #29 NASCAR Winston Cup Series team, has been fined $25,000 due to a rule infraction discovered last week at Chicagoland Speedway following the Tropicana 400. In addition, NASCAR has penalized the team's driver, Kevin Harvick, 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship driver points and team owner, Richard Childress, 25 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship owner points. During the event's pre-race inspection process, the rear suspension of the #29 Chevy was found to have an unapproved travel limiting device, a violation of Section 12-4-Q of the 2003 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rule Book (parts and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and Section 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing).(NASCAR PR)(7-16-2003)


NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES RACE NO. 18

Tropicana 400

CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

 

Joliet, Ill.July 13, 2003

1.5-Mile Paved Oval

400.5 M – 267 L   Purse: $5,106,510

 

 

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

 1         14          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                  267                    180           *      5         $191,000      Running

 2           1          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      267                    180           *    10           213,468      Running

 3           6          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              267                    170           *      5           134,575      Running

 4           2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              267                    165           *      5           158,178      Running

 5         12          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                267                    160           *      5           100,975      Running

 6         27          99            Jeff Burton                  CITGO Ford                                                       267                    150                               114,092      Running

 7         35          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              267                    146                               106,812      Running

 8         10          42    #      Jamie McMurray          Havoline Dodge                                                 267                    147           *      5             77,375      Running

 9           8          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       267                    138                               108,375      Running

10          5          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              267                    134                                 85,075      Running

11          3            9            Bill Elliott                       Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              267                    130                               106,908      Running

12        24          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Power Tools Ford                              266                    127                                 87,725      Running

13        37          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Ford                                                 266                    124                                 94,475      Running

14        13            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       266                    121                               103,883      Running

15        28            5            Terry Labonte             got milk?/Kellogg’s Chevrolet                             266                    118                                 96,356      Running

16        15            1            Jeff Green                   Pennzoil Synthetic Chevrolet                            266                    115                                 89,937      Running

17        11          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              266                    92           *      5           104,028      Running

18        36          10            Johnny Benson           Valvoline Pontiac                                               265                    109                                 94,700      Running

19        30          22            Ward Burton                Caterpillar Dodge                                               265                    106                               100,106      Running

20          7          16    #      Greg Biffle                   Grainger Ford                                                    265                    103                                 69,650      Running

21        19          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            265                    100                               107,650      Running

22        29          74    #      Tony Raines                BACE Motorsports Chevrolet                            265                      97                                 63,450      Running

23        21            7            Jimmy Spencer            Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge                              265                      94                                 82,550      Running

24        38          23            Kenny Wallace            Stacker2 Dodge                                                265                      91                                 79,325      Running

25        26          32            Ricky Craven               Tide Pontiac                                                       265                      88                                 84,925      Running

26        23          30            Steve Park                   America Online Chevrolet                                 265                      85                                 73,725      Running

27        41          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        264                      82                                 73,425      Running

28        43          49            Ken Schrader              AT&T Dodge                                                      263                      79                                 73,614      Running

29        42          43            Christian Fittipaldi        Cheerios Dodge                                                263                      76                               100,303      Running

30        33          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           263                      73                               108,063      Running

31          9          77            Dave Blaney                Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford             262                      70                                 69,575      Running

32        22            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                249                      67                                 96,042      Running

33        39          54            Todd Bodine                National Guard Ford                                          237                      64                                 62,075      Transmission

34          4          41    #      Casey Mears               FujiFilm/Target Dodge                                        232                      61                                 68,975      Accident

35        20            4            Johnny Sauter             Kodak Pontiac                                                   213                      58                                 60,775      Running

36        18          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           212                      55                               105,658      Accident

37        40          01            Mike Wallace               USG Sheetrock Pontiac                                     211                      52                                 60,375      Accident

38        16            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        206                      49                               101,092      Accident

39        32          97            Kurt Busch                  IRWIN/LENOX/Rubbermaid Ford                        124                      46                                 79,985      Engine

40        34            0    #      Jack Sprague              NetZero Hi Speed Pontiac                                 117                      43                                 59,785      Engine

41        31          14    #      Larry Foyt                   Harrah’s Dodge                                                   88                      40                                 59,590      Accident

42        17          25            Joe Nemechek             UAW-Delphi Chevrolet                                        45                      37                                 59,395      Engine

43        25          37            Derrike Cope               GBROnline.com Chevrolet                                     6                      34                                 59,457      Transmission

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

Failed to qualify: (1) Jason Keller (#81).

Race Comments:  A crowd estimated at 85,000 watched Ryan Newman win his third race of 2003. Prior to green flag, three cars dropped to the rear of the field (in order, by row), under penalty:  #37 (back-up car), #48 (engine change) and #14 (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 59 minutes, 15 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED:  134.059 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  2.633 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet (184.786 mph, 29.223 secs) TRACK RECORD

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

INFOGRAMES PIT STRATEGY AWARD:  Greg Zipadelli, Home Depot Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Jeff Gordon, DuPont Chevrolet (No winner of the MBNA Bonus for winning the race; rolls to $15,000 at New Hampshire.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge

NASCAR WINSTON CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $190,000 at New Hampshire Int’l Speedway.

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

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Chevrolet

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Chevrolet

CAUTION FLAGS:  7 for 36 laps. 83-86 (Debris on Track); 92-95 (Car #14-Accident, Turn 4); 107-113 (Debris on Track); 128-131 (Oil on Track); 209-212 (Car #8-Accident, Turn 2); 215-222 (Car #10, 18, 01, 30, 9, 31 & 41-Accident, Turn 4); 235-239 (Car #41-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS:  13 lead changes among 7 drivers.  Tony Stewart 1-60, Kevin Harvick 61-64, Michael Waltrip 65, Stewart 66-83, Harvick 84-104, Stewart 105-106, Harvick 107-127, Jeff Gordon 128-173, Jimmie Johnson 174-188, Jamie McMurray 189, Ryan Newman 190-198, Johnson 199-208, J. Gordon 209, Newman 210-267.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR WINSTON CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Matt Kenseth                  2,678            (1)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                    2,513            (1)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          2,420            (1)

 4 –Bobby Labonte               2,351            (1)

 5 –Michael Waltrip               2,294            (1)

 6 –Jimmie Johnson              2,249            (1)

 7 –Kevin Harvick                 2,166            (0)

 8 –Tony Stewart                 2,129            (1)

 9 –Kurt Busch                     2,113            (3)

10–Sterling Marlin                 2,098            (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Greg Biffle                                      196

Jamie McMurray                             188

Casey Mears                                  158

Jack Sprague                                 152

Tony Raines                                   144

Larry Foyt                                         91

Hideo Fukuyama                               17

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                           127      8

Ford                                   115      6

Dodge                                  87      3

Pontiac                                67      1

 


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                  4

Bobby Labonte                                  3

Steve Park                                         2

Dave Blaney                                      1

Jeff Gordon                                       1

Jeff Green                                         1

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

Terry Labonte                                   1

Jeremy Mayfield                                1

Elliott Sadler                                       1

Boris Said                                          1

Tony Stewart                                    1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

Ryan Newman              (#12)         4

Ricky Craven                 (#32)         3

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         3

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         3

Tony Stewart                (#20)         3

 


OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Bobby Labonte              (#18)         3

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         2

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         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)       136

Greg Ollish                    (#  8)       116

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)       116

 

McDONALD’S/POWERADE DRIVE-THRU PIT CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD (as of 7/7/03)

                                      Car #         Pts.

Michael Waltrip              (#15)       638

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)       589

Bobby Labonte              (#18)       561


 

NEXT EVENT: July 20, 2003New England 300, New Hampshire Int’l Speedway, Loudon, N.H. (317.4 M) (300 L)

 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (7/14/03)

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