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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway


  • Track/Event Qualifying Record: Geoffrey Bodine, 11/16/97, 197.479mph

  • October 2003 Pole Sitter: #12-Ryan Newman, 194.295, finished 29th

  • March 2004 Pole Sitter: #12-Ryan Newman, 193.575, finished 5th

  • Fastest Practice Speed on Friday: #12-Ryan Newman, 191.748 (scheduled to go out 31st of 58 drivers)


  • Track Specs:
    Track/Race Length: 1.54 mile oval, 325 laps, 500.5 miles
    Degree of Banking: Turns: 24 degrees
    Straightaways: Banking: 5 degrees; Straights: Frontstretch - 1471 feet; Backstretch - 1380 feet.
    Pit Road Speed: 45mph
    Grandstand Seating: 124,000

  • Track Homepage: www.atlantamotorspeedway.com

  • Jayski's Atlanta Race Info Page


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Pole Progression at Atlanta Motor Speedway: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #77-Brendan Gaughan, 1st out to qualify, 187.316mph, starts 25th
    #99-Carl Edwards, 6th out, 190.988, starts 4th
    #01-Joe Nemechek, 9th out, 191.318, starts 2nd
    #12-Ryan Newman, 30th out, 191.575, starts 1st
    (10-29-2004)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #09-Johnny Sauter, 183.765, Did Not Qualify
    #9-Kasey Kahne, 186.491, starts 32nd
    #10-Scott Riggs, 184.603, Did Not Qualify
    #22-Scott Wimmer, 184.603, Did Not Qualify
    #25-Brian Vickers, 188.758, starts 13th
    #77-Brendan Gaughan, 187.316, starts 25th
    (10-29-2004)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    #31-Gordon is running orange and petty blue, looks cool.
    #00-Wallace went out to make his attempt and the car died on the track, he got it back to pit road, the battery went, they will change the battery and make another try.
    (10-29-2004)

  • Fastest Qualifier by Manufacturer::
    Chevy: #01-Joe Nemech, 191.318, starts 2nd
    Dodge: #12-Ryan Newman, 191.575, starts 1st
    Ford: #38-Elliott Sadler, 191.080, starts 3rd
    Pontiac: none running this week
    Toyota - oops, not yet.......(10-29-2004)


    Qualifying is OVER

    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL



    Qualifying after 58 of 58 drivers:

    Pos Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Best
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Prov
    Rank
    1 31 30 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 191.575 28.939 191.748 1 -0.173 9
    2 9 9 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 191.318 28.978 189.863 3 1.455 20
    3 27 26 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 191.080 29.014 188.610 8 2.470 7
    4 6 6 99 Carl Edwards Ford 190.988 29.028 187.000 21 3.988 25
    5 34 33 16 Greg Biffle Ford 190.561 29.093 189.344 5 1.217 19
    6 38 37 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 189.876 29.198 188.079 11 1.797 3
    7 47 45 6 Mark Martin Ford 189.740 29.219 191.331 2 -1.591 5
    8 55 54 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 189.500 29.256 187.811 15 1.689 4
    9 14 14 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 189.448 29.264 187.424 18 2.024 13
    10 18 18 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 189.280 29.290 189.189 6 0.091 2
    11 41 40 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 189.170 29.307 187.671 16 1.499 10
    12 42 41 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 188.822 29.361 188.053 13 0.769 17
    13 20 20 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 188.758 29.371 186.284 29 2.474 27
    14 25 25 31 Robby Gordon Chevy 188.745 29.373 187.108 20 1.637 22
    15 16 16 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 188.738 29.374 188.552 9 0.186 6
    16 52 51 41 Casey Mears Dodge 188.648 29.388 187.894 14 0.754 21
    17 46 44 14 John Andretti Ford 188.616 29.393 189.857 4 -1.241 52
    18 22 22 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.584 29.398 186.047 31 2.537 34
    19 21 21 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 188.296 29.443 188.803 7 -0.507 14
    20 32 31 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 188.213 29.456 184.997 38 3.216 12
    21 11 11 30 Jeff Burton Chevy 188.085 29.476 186.837 23 1.248 23
    22 48 46 97 Kurt Busch Ford 187.722 29.533 186.874 22 0.848 1
    23 53 52 37 Kevin Lepage Dodge 187.506 29.567 184.683 41 2.823 47
    24 51 50 50 Todd Bodine Dodge 187.418 29.581 186.378 28 1.040 37/out
    25 1 1 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 187.316 29.597 184.936 40 2.380 31
    26 40 39 06 Travis Kvapil Dodge 186.975 29.651 186.830 24 0.145 61/na
    27 43 42 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 186.899 29.663 188.066 12 -1.167 35
    28 57 56 84 Kyle Busch Chevy 186.780 29.682 186.510 26 0.270 50
    29 39 38 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 186.755 29.686 184.223 44 2.532 11
    30 50 47 51 Tony Raines Chevy 186.535 29.721 185.511 36 1.024 46
    31 44 43 23 Shane Hmiel Dodge 186.522 29.723 186.428 27 0.094 43
    32 54 53 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 186.491 29.728 185.903 33 0.588 15
    33 12 12 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 186.447 29.735 187.532 17 -1.085 44
    34 24 24 0 Ward Burton Chevy 186.353 29.750 184.100 45 2.253 29
    35 56 55 43 Jeff Green Dodge 186.228 29.770 186.196 30 0.032 32
    36 49 48 11 J.J. Yeley Chevy 185.965 29.812 184.615 42 1.350 63/na
    37 26 49 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 185.847 29.831 184.572 43 1.275 33
    38 33 32 98 Bill Elliott Dodge 185.785 29.841 187.411 19 -1.626 51/66?
    39th and back will need to use a Provisional, 15 drivers will miss the race

    39 23 23 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 185.561 29.877 185.891 34 -0.330 18
    40 28 27 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 185.164 29.941 183.103 49 2.061 30
    41 35 34 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 185.158 29.942 185.922 32 -0.764 8
    42 5 5 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 184.603 30.032 182.976 50 1.627 28
    43 29 28 33 Kerry Earnhardt Chevy 184.413 30.063 186.591 25 -2.178 48
    44 30 29 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 184.339 30.075 184.003 46 0.336 24
    45 8 8 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 183.929 30.142 185.084 37 -1.155 26
    46 19 19 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 183.765 30.169 183.948 47 -0.183 38
    47 37 36 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 183.436 30.223 181.348 54 2.088 40
    48 17 17 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 183.424 30.225 185.524 35 -2.100 36
    49 2 2 94 Derrike Cope Chevy 182.783 30.331 181.645 53 1.138 49
    50 7 7 96 Randy LaJoie Ford 182.147 30.437 182.141 51 0.006 39
    51 3 3 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 182.087 30.447 188.130 10 -6.043 16
    52 36 35 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 182.087 30.447 183.582 48 -1.495 57
    53 58 57 59 Larry Foyt Dodge 181.425 30.558 181.770 52 -0.345 59
    54 4 4 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 180.528 30.710 178.626 55 1.902 41/out
    55 10 10 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 176.179 31.468 171.800 58 4.379 42/out
    56 15 15 80 Andy Belmont Ford 175.549 31.581 172.624 56 2.925 45
    57 13 13 62 Larry Hollenbeck Chevy 171.790 32.272 171.950 57 -0.160 none
    58 45 x 00 Kenny Wallace Chevy 0.000 0.000 184.942 39 x 53

    Chase Drivers Names in BLUE


    PROVISIONALS and MISSES (DNQ)

    Prov
    Spot
    or
    DNQ
    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Best
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Prov
    Rank
    39P 35 34 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 185.158 29.942 185.922 32 -0.764 8
    40P 3 3 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 182.087 30.447 188.130 10 -6.043 16
    41P 23 23 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 185.561 29.877 185.891 34 -0.33 18
    42P 30 29 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 184.339 30.075 184.003 46 0.336 24
    43P 8 8 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 183.929 30.142 185.084 37 -1.155 26
    DNQ 5 5 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 184.603 30.032 182.976 50 1.627 28
    DNQ 28 27 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 185.164 29.941 183.103 49 2.061 30
    DNQ 17 17 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 183.424 30.225 185.524 35 -2.1 36
    DNQ 19 19 09 Johnny Sauter Dodge 183.765 30.169 183.948 47 -0.183 38
    DNQ 7 7 96 Randy LaJoie Ford 182.147 30.437 182.141 51 0.006 39
    DNQ 37 36 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 183.436 30.223 181.348 54 2.088 40
    DNQ 15 15 80 Andy Belmont Ford 175.549 31.581 172.624 56 2.925 45
    DNQ 29 28 33 Kerry Earnhardt Chevy 184.413 30.063 186.591 25 -2.178 48
    DNQ 2 2 94 Derrike Cope Chevy 182.783 30.331 181.645 53 1.138 49
    DNQ 45 x 00 Kenny Wallace Chevy 0 0 184.942 39 x 53
    DNQ 36 35 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 182.087 30.447 183.582 48 -1.495 57
    DNQ 58 57 59 Larry Foyt Dodge 181.425 30.558 181.77 52 -0.345 59
    DNQ 4 4 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 180.528 30.71 178.626 55 1.902 41/out
    DNQ 10 10 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 176.179 31.468 171.8 58 4.379 42/out
    DNQ 13 13 62 Larry Hollenbeck Chevy 171.79 32.272 171.95 57 -0.16 none


    KEYS: P = Regular Provisional; A = in by race attempts; S = in by qualifying speed; CP = Champ Provisional
    na = not avialable/none
    DNQ = Did Not Qualify
    WD = Withdrew before qualifying - no owners points
    Ties on Race Attempts then go to 2004 Owners Points


  • Other Atlanta Qualifying Results/Starting Lineup Links at:
    Motorsports One
    NASCAR.com.(10-29-2004)

  • Some stats pages:
    Provisional Land/Standings
    Past Champion Provisional
    Budweiser Shootout 2005

  • Results: for results, links, owners/drivers points (after each race back thru the season), see my 2004 Winston Cup Race Results

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