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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the MBNA 400: Salute to Heroes at Dover International Speedway



  • Track/Event Qualifying Record: Rusty Wallace, Sept 1999, 159.946mph

  • June 2003 Pole Sitter: #12-Ryan Newman, 158.716, finished 1st

  • Fastest Practice Speed on Friday: #19-Jeremy Mayfield, 160.765mph (scheduled to go out 24th of 49 drivers)


  • Track Specs:
    Superspeedway: 1.0-mile oval
    Track/Race Length: 1.0 concrete oval, 400 laps, 400 miles
    Banking: turns: 24 degrees; straights: 9 degrees
    Straights: Frontstretch - 1,076 feet; Backstretch - 1,076 feet
    Pit Stalls: 42 (1 shared) 15" wide x 28" long
    Grandstand Seating: ~140,000
    Pit Road Speed: 35mph
    Pace Car Speed: 45mph

  • Track Homepage: Dover International Speedway

  • Jayski's Dover Race Info Page


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Pole Progression at Dover: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #97-Kurt Busch, 1st out to qualify, 158.716mph, starts 11th
    #12-Ryan Newman, 6th out, 160.643, starts 2nd
    #19-Jeremy Mayfield, 22nd out, 161.522, starts 1st
    (6-4-2004)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #9-Kasey Kahne, 158.695, starts 12th
    #10-Scott Riggs, 157.570, starts 23rd
    #22-Scott Wimmer, 157.749, starts 21st
    #25-Brian Vickers, 160.521, starts 3rd
    #30-Johnny Sauter, 155.555, starts 37th
    #77-Brendan Gaughan, 159.844, starts 5th.(6-4-2004)

  • To the BACK: drivers who will have to fall to the rear of the field before the drop of the green flag at Dover on Sunday:
    #16-Biffle [wrecked in qualifying, to backup car], #15-Waltrip [wrecked in qualifying, to backup car], #01-Nemechek [engine change after the first practice].(6-4-2004)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    * #4-Jimmy Spencer wrecked in practice and qualified in a back-up car.
    * #32-Ricky Craven bounced off the was during his run, no major damage.
    * #15-Michael Waltrip crashed off turn two on his 2nd lap, his 1st lap was good enough for 2nd fastest after 10 drivers, he will go to the back-up car, at least he gets a good pit stall choice.
    * #16-Greg Biffle wrecked off turn 2 during his first lap, damaging the right front and rear, backup? not sure yet.
    * Three drivers/teams withdrew as they couldn't get thru inspection: #90-Kevin Ray, #00-Carl Long, #52-Stan Boyd.(6-4-2004)

  • Fastest Qualifier by Manufacturer::
    Chevy: #25-Brian Vickers, 160.521, starts 3rd
    Dodge: #19-Jeremy Mayfield, 161.522, starts 1st
    Ford: #38-Elliott Sadler, 159.518, starts 6th
    Pontiac: none running this week
    Toyota - oops, not yet.......(6-4-2004)


    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    Qualifying after 46 of 46 drivers:

    Qualifying is OVER
    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL
    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 22 22 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 161.522 22.288 160.765 1 0.757 14
    2 6 6 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 160.643 22.410 160.043 2 0.600 9
    3 19 19 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 160.521 22.427 159.447 3 1.074 22
    4 42 41 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 160.214 22.470 158.284 7 1.930 13
    5 45 44 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 159.844 22.522 156.277 20 3.567 28
    6 14 14 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 159.518 22.568 158.541 5 0.977 7
    7 31 31 6 Mark Martin Ford 159.053 22.634 158.221 8 0.832 15
    8 10 10 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 158.779 22.673 155.709 28 3.070 24
    9 26 26 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 158.772 22.674 155.757 27 3.015 12
    10 30 30 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 158.737 22.679 156.753 17 1.984 5
    11 1 1 97 Kurt Busch Ford 158.716 22.682 159.165 4 -0.449 8
    12 38 37 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 158.695 22.685 158.290 6 0.405 11
    13 17 17 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 158.674 22.688 156.101 21 2.573 4
    14 21 21 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 158.520 22.710 156.467 18 2.053 31
    15 35 35 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 158.395 22.728 157.487 11 0.908 18
    16 32 32 41 Casey Mears Dodge 158.339 22.736 157.034 14 1.305 16
    17 34 34 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 158.318 22.739 157.460 12 0.858 2
    18 40 39 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 158.290 22.743 155.703 29 2.587 6
    19 18 18 43 Jeff Green Dodge 158.242 22.750 157.453 13 0.789 35
    20 3 3 94 Stanton Barrett Chevy 157.819 22.811 154.979 36 2.840 46
    21 5 5 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 157.749 22.821 156.020 23 1.729 26
    22 13 13 99 Jeff Burton Ford 157.591 22.844 154.759 38 2.832 29
    23 2 2 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 157.570 22.847 156.890 15 0.680 34
    24 7 7 31 Robby Gordon Chevy 157.308 22.885 156.788 16 0.520 19
    25 37 36 0 Ward Burton Chevy 157.288 22.888 155.810 24 1.478 20
    26 39 38 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 156.955 22.937 157.722 9 -0.767 1
    27 46 45 23 Dave Blaney Dodge 156.890 22.946 156.033 22 0.857 39
    28 24 24 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 156.760 22.965 156.331 19 0.429 27
    29 9 9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 156.597 22.989 155.333 33 1.264 17
    30 15 15 32 Ricky Craven Chevy 155.986 23.079 155.790 26 0.196 32
    31 4 4 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 155.878 23.095 152.568 42 3.310 23
    32 23 23 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 155.871 23.096 155.669 31 0.202 10
    33 16 16 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 155.804 23.106 155.810 25 -0.006 25
    34 27 27 09 Tony Raines Dodge 155.743 23.115 154.945 37 0.798 38
    35 44 43 50 Mike Wallace Dodge 155.716 23.119 155.400 32 0.316 37
    36 29 29 30 Johnny Sauter Chevy 155.555 23.143 153.919 40 1.636 30
    37 41 40 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 155.542 23.145 155.703 30 -0.161 33
    38 28 28 51 Kevin Lepage Chevy 155.454 23.158 152.517 43 2.937 none
    39th and back will need to use Provisionals, 3 drivers will miss the race

    39 20 20 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy 154.619 23.283 153.741 41 0.878 36
    40 33 33 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 154.387 23.318 152.143 44 2.244 40/out?
    41 43 42 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 154.110 23.360 155.313 34 -1.203 3
    42 25 25 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 153.649 23.430 154.334 39 -0.685 41
    43 11 11 37 Todd Bodine Dodge 148.099 24.308 155.280 35 -7.181 none
    44 12 12 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 144.433 24.925 140.100 47 4.333 42
    45 8 8 16 Greg Biffle Ford 0 crashed 157.639 10 x 21
    x 36 x 98 Larry Gunselman Ford 0 no attempt? 148.533 45 -148.533 43
    x 19 x 90 Kevin Ray Ford 0 withdrew 0.000 49 x none
    x 23 x 52 Stan Boyd Dodge 0 withdrew 142.354 46 x none
    x 37 x 00 Carl Long Chevy 0 withdrew 0.000 48 x none

    Speeds in RED are faster then the old track record


    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 43 42 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 154.110 23.360 155.313 34 -1.203 3
    40P 8 8 16 Greg Biffle Ford 0 crashed 157.639 10 x 21
    41P 20 20 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy 154.619 23.283 153.741 41 0.878 36
    42P 25 25 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 153.649 23.430 154.334 39 -0.685 41
    43P 12 12 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 144.433 24.925 140.100 47 4.333 42
    DNQ 11 11 37 Todd Bodine Dodge 148.099 24.308 155.280 35 -7.181 none
    DNQ 33 33 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 154.387 23.318 152.143 44 2.244 40/out
    DNQ 36 x 98 Larry Gunselman Ford 0 no attempt? 148.533 45 -148.533 43
    WD 19 x 90 Kevin Ray Ford 0 withdrew 0.000 49 x none
    WD 23 x 52 Stan Boyd Dodge 0 withdrew 142.354 46 x none
    WD 37 x 00 Carl Long Chevy 0 withdrew 0.000 48 x none


    KEYS: P = Regular Provisional; A = in by race attempts; S = in by qualifying speed; CP = Champ Provisional
    DNQ = Did Not Qualify
    WD = Withdrew before qualifying - no owners points
    Ties on Race Attempts then go to 2004 Owners Points

  • Dover Qualifying Results/Starting Lineup at:
    ThatsRacin.com
    MotorSports One
    NASCAR.com.(6-4-2004)

  • Some stats pages:
    Provisional Land/Standings
    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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