Sonoma Race Results
June 22nd, 2003


NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES RACE NO. 16

Dodge/Save Mart 350

INFINEON RACEWAY

 

Sonoma, Calif.June 22, 2003

1.99-Mile Paved Road Course

350.24 K – 218.9 M – 110 L   Purse: $4,618,247

 

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

 1           2          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              110                    185           *    10         $204,512      Running

 2           8          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              110                    170                               143,203      Running

 3           6          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              110                    165                               119,128      Running

 4         12            9            Bill Elliott                       Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              110                    160                               119,748      Running

 5         13          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                  110                    155                               101,140      Running

 6           1          01            Boris Said                    U.S. Army Pontiac                                             110                    155           *      5             90,990      Running

 7           3            1            Ron Fellows                Pennzoil Chevrolet                                            110                    151           *      5             92,927      Running

 8           7            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                110                    142                                 99,482      Running

 9         14          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           110                    138                               105,223      Running

10        31          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              110                    134                                 80,335      Running

11        11            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        110                    130                               100,292      Running

12        10          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      110                    127                               110,988      Running

13        20          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                110                    124                                 75,950      Running

14          4          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Power Tools Ford                              110                    121                                 78,975      Running

15          9          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Ford                                                 110                    118                                 84,825      Running

16        19          22            Ward Burton                Caterpillar Dodge                                               110                    115                                 93,406      Running

17        37          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              110                    112                                 75,630      Running

18        27          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            110                    109                                 99,775      Running

19        17            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       110                    106                                 93,208      Running

20        26          42    #      Jamie McMurray          Havoline Dodge                                                 110                    103                                 62,525      Running

21        38          32            Ricky Craven               Tide Pontiac                                                       110                    100                                 80,050      Running

22        24          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M's Ford                                                       110                      97                                 93,125      Running

23        22          54            Todd Bodine                National Guard Ford                                          110                      94                                 70,125      Running

24        36            4            Johnny Miller               Kodak Pontiac                                                   110                      91                                 66,939      Running

25        23            5            Terry Labonte             Kellogg's/got milk? Chevrolet                             110                      88                                 84,886      Running

26        33          41    #      Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    110                      85                                 66,300      Running

27        35          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        110                      82                                 66,160      Running

28          5          97            Kurt Busch                  Rubbermaid Ford                                               110                      79                                 75,255      Running

29        30          23            Kenny Wallace            Stacker2 Dodge                                                110                      76                                 58,035      Running

30        25          10            Johnny Benson           Valvoline Pontiac                                               109                      78           *      5             84,745      Running

31        34          74    #      Tony Raines                BACE Motorsports Chevrolet                            109                      70                                 54,925      Running

32        15          77            Dave Blaney                Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford             109                      67                                 62,865      Running

33        42          49            Ken Schrader              AT&T Dodge                                                      109                      64                                 55,745      Running

34        18          09            Scott Pruett                 Target Dodge                                                    109                      61                                 54,825      Running

35        21          25            Joe Nemechek             UAW-Delphi Chevrolet                                      109                      58                                 54,805      Running

36        39            7            Jimmy Spencer            Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge                              109                      55                                 54,785      Running

37        32          16    #      Greg Biffle                   Grainger Ford                                                    106                      52                                 54,765      Out of gas

38        16          99            Jeff Burton                  CITGO Ford                                                       102                      49                                 88,162      Running

39        28            0    #      Jack Sprague              NetZero Hi Speed Pontiac                                   95                      46                                 54,720      Running

40        41          43            Christian Fittipaldi        Cheerios Dodge                                                  86                      43                                 90,463      Transmission

41        40          30            Steve Park                   America Online Chevrolet                                   85                      40                                 62,650      Accident

42        29          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                             83                      37                               100,403      Transmission

43        43          66    #      Hideo Fukuyama          Kikkoman Ford                                                     68                      34                                 54,829      Rear End

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

Failed to qualify: (4) P.J. Jones (#14), Brandon Ash (#02), Paul Menard (#33), Jim Inglebright (#00).

Race Comments:  Robby Gordon won his second NASCAR Winston Cup Series race in front of a crowd estimated at 100,000 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.; Prior to green flag, the following driver, under penalty, dropped from his original starting position to the rear of the field for the following reason: #32 Craven (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 57 minutes, 55 seconds                        AVERAGE SPEED:  73.821 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .553 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Boris Said, U.S. Army Pontiac (93.620 mph, 76.522 secs)

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

INFOGRAMES PIT STRATEGY AWARD:  Kevin Hamlin, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD: Robby Gordon, Cingular Wireless Chevrolet (Also collects $15,000 MBNA Bonus for winning the race.)

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

NASCAR WINSTON CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $170,000 at Daytona 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:  Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

CAUTION FLAGS:  6 for 16 laps. 37-40 (Debris); 52-53 (Car #66-Spin, Turn 7); 59-61 (Car #0, 30 & 45-Accident, Turn 7); 63-64 (Car #2 & 8-Spin, Turn 4); 72-74 (Car #43-Spin, Turn 10); 90-91 (Car #74-Spin, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS:  6 lead changes among 4 drivers.  Boris Said 1, Robby Gordon 2-30, Ron Fellows 31-35, R. Gordon 36-56, Fellows 57-72, Johnny Benson 73-79, R. Gordon 80-110.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR WINSTON CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Matt Kenseth                  2,396            (1)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                    2,222            (1)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          2,220            (1)

 4 –Bobby Labonte               2,136            (1)

 5 –Michael Waltrip               2,024            (1)

 6 –Kurt Busch                     2,012            (3)

 7 –Jimmie Johnson              1,965            (1)

 8 –Rusty Wallace                1,940            (0)

 9 –Kevin Harvick                 1,901            (0)

10–Sterling Marlin                 1,892            (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Jamie McMurray                             173

Greg Biffle                                      165

Casey Mears                                  146

Jack Sprague                                 141

Tony Raines                                   135

Larry Foyt                                         77

Hideo Fukuyama                               17

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                         115        8

Ford                                 102        5

Dodge                                74        2

Pontiac                              61        1

 


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Ryan Newman                                  4

Bobby Labonte                                  3

Dave Blaney                                      1

Jeff Gordon                                       1

Jeff Green                                         1

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

Terry Labonte                                   1

Jeremy Mayfield                                1

Steve Park                                         1

Elliott Sadler                                       1

Boris Said                                          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

Ricky Craven                 (#32)         3

Ryan Newman              (#12)         3

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         3

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         2

Tony Stewart                (#20)         2

 

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         4

Robby Gordon               (#31)         1


MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Bobby Labonte              (#18)         3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         2

Robby Gordon               (#31)         1

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKIN’ UP

PLACES AWARD         Car #         Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         65

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         57

Jamie McMurray            (#42)         45

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jerry Carcone               (#17)       132

Greg Ollish                    (#  8)       116

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       109

 

McDONALD’S/POWERADE DRIVE-THRU PIT CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD (as of 6/16/03)

                                      Car #         Pts.

Michael Waltrip              (#15)       557

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)       514

Bobby Labonte              (#18)       490


 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (6/24/03)

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