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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway



  • Track Qualifying Record: Ryan Newman, Oct 2003, 186.657mph

  • Event Qualifying Record: Jimmie Johnson, May 2002, 186.464mph

  • May 2003 Pole Sitter: #12-Ryan Newman, 185.312, finished 21st

  • Fastest Practice Speed on Friday: #48-Jimmie Johnsonn, 184.288mph (scheduled to go out 52 of 52 drivers)


  • Track Specs:
    Superspeedway: 1.5-mile quad oval
    Race Length: 400 laps, 600 miles
    Banking: turns: 24 degrees; straights: 5 degrees
    Straights: Frontstretch - 1952.8 feet; Backstretch - 1360 feet
    Grandstand Seating: 171,000
    Pit Road Speed: 45mph
    Pace Car Speed: 55mph

  • Track Homepage: Lowes Motor Speedway

  • Jayski's Coca-Cola 600 Race Info Page


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Pole Progression at Richmond: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #99-Jeff Burton, 1st out to qualify, 183.492mph, starts 34th
    #12-Ryan Newman, 4th, 186.948, starts 2, NEW TRACK RECORD
    #48-Jimmiw Johnson, 52nd, 187.052, starts 1, NEW TRACK RECORD
    (5-27-2004)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #9-Kasey Kahne, 184.445, starts 19th
    #10-Scott Riggs, 183.792, starts 28th
    #22-Scott Wimmer, 183.755, starts 29th
    #25-Brian Vickers, 186.265, starts 5th
    #30-Johnny Sauter, 182.162, starts 39th provisional
    #77-Brendan Gaughan, 186.040, starts 7th.(5-27-2004)

  • Fastest Qualifier by Manufacturer::
    Chevy: #48-Jimmie Johnson, 187.052, starts 1st
    Dodge: #12-Ryan Newman, 186.948, starts 2nd
    Ford: #38-Elliott Sadler, 186.619, starts 4th
    Pontiac: none running this week
    Toyota - oops, not yet.......(5-29-2004)


    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    Qualifying after 52 of 52 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 52 52 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 187.052 28.869 184.288 1 2.764 2
    2 4 4 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 186.948 28.885 183.692 2 3.256 6
    3 14 14 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 186.922 28.889 181.446 16 5.476 3
    4 28 28 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 186.619 28.936 182.710 6 3.909 10
    5 13 13 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 186.265 28.991 183.355 3 2.91 23
    6 33 33 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 186.111 29.015 182.679 7 3.432 5
    7 6 6 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 186.040 29.026 180.174 31 5.866 26
    8 36 36 43 Jeff Green Dodge 185.784 29.066 182.045 9 3.739 35
    9 15 15 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 185.612 29.093 181.555 15 4.057 7
    10 31 31 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 185.312 29.140 181.843 12 3.469 1
    11 18 18 23 Dave Blaney Dodge 185.287 29.144 181.561 14 3.726 39
    12 23 23 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 185.109 29.172 180.802 23 4.307 30
    13 12 12 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 184.976 29.193 183.094 5 1.882 25
    14 45 45 41 Casey Mears Dodge 184.837 29.215 180.138 32 4.699 18
    15 38 38 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 184.805 29.220 183.225 4 1.58 16
    16 5 5 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 184.679 29.240 180.905 21 3.774 14
    17 19 19 0 Ward Burton Chevy 184.477 29.272 181.348 17 3.129 22
    18 51 51 6 Mark Martin Ford 184.464 29.274 182.506 8 1.958 12
    19 35 35 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 184.445 29.277 181.745 13 2.7 11
    20 27 27 31 Robby Gordon Chevy 184.234 29.311 181.257 18 2.977 19
    21 32 32 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 184.093 29.333 179.533 38 4.56 13
    22 41 41 51 Kevin Lepage Chevy 184.080 29.335 178.707 44 5.373 none
    23 11 11 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 183.986 29.350 181.898 11 2.088 8
    24 49 49 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy 183.986 29.350 179.820 35 4.166 36
    25 50 50 1 John Andretti Chevy 183.943 29.357 180.554 26 3.389 47
    26 8 8 32 Ricky Craven Chevy 183.924 29.360 180.343 29 3.581 33
    27 16 16 84 Kyle Busch Chevy 183.842 29.373 179.408 39 4.434 none
    28 48 48 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 183.792 29.381 179.158 42 4.634 34
    29 37 37 16 Greg Biffle Ford 183.786 29.382 181.032 20 2.754 21
    30 29 29 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 183.755 29.387 180.487 27 3.268 27
    31 47 47 09 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Dodge 183.667 29.401 180.078 33 3.589 38
    32 39 39 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 183.580 29.415 179.539 37 4.041 17
    33 24 24 97 Kurt Busch Ford 183.576 29.416 180.838 22 2.738 9
    34 1 1 99 Jeff Burton Ford 183.492 29.429 180.789 24 2.703 29
    35 9 9 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 183.461 29.434 180.301 30 3.160 20
    36 42 42 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 183.424 29.440 181.032 19 2.392 15
    37 2 2 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 183.256 49.467 181.904 10 1.352 4
    38 26 26 50 Derrike Cope Dodge 183.088 29.494 180.656 25 2.432 37
    39th and back will need to use Provisionals, 9 drivers will miss the race

    39 40 40 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 182.933 29.519 180.445 28 2.488 28
    40 25 25 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 182.692 29.558 178.921 43 3.771 31
    41 17 17 30 Johnny Sauter Chevy 182.260 29.628 179.940 34 2.32 24
    42 43 43 7 Steve Park Dodge 182.162 29.644 178.442 45 3.72 50
    43 34 34 37 Todd Bodine Dodge 182.149 29.646 179.724 36 2.425 none
    44 20 20 46 Carl Long Dodge 181.238 29.795 173.055 50 8.183 none
    45 3 3 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 180.808 29.866 179.253 40 1.555 32
    46 10 10 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 180.234 29.961 177.567 47 2.667 40
    47 46 46 94 Stanton Barrett Chevy 180.048 29.992 176.292 48 3.756 46
    48 30 30 98 Geoffrey Bodine Ford 179.820 30.030 179.217 41 0.603 43
    49 22 22 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 179.372 30.105 177.954 46 1.418 41
    50 44 44 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 177.212 30.472 169.353 52 7.859 42
    51 21 21 78 Jeff Fultz Ford 173.330 31.154 174.825 49 -1.495 none
    52 7 7 80 Andy Hillenburg Ford 171.141 31.553 170.342 51 0.799 44

    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 17 17 30 Johnny Sauter Chevy 182.260 29.628 179.940 34 2.32 24
    40P 40 40 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 182.933 29.519 180.445 28 2.488 28
    41P 25 25 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 182.692 29.558 178.921 43 3.771 31
    42P 3 3 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 180.808 29.866 179.253 40 1.555 32
    43P 10 10 02 Hermie Sadler Chevy 180.234 29.961 177.567 47 2.667 40
    DNQ 22 22 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 179.372 30.105 177.954 46 1.418 41
    DNQ 44 44 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 177.212 30.472 169.353 52 7.859 42
    DNQ 30 30 98 Geoffrey Bodine Ford 179.820 30.030 179.217 41 0.603 43
    DNQ 7 7 80 Andy Hillenburg Ford 171.141 31.553 170.342 51 0.799 44
    DNQ 46 46 94 Stanton Barrett Chevy 180.048 29.992 176.292 48 3.756 46
    DNQ 43 43 7 Steve Park Dodge 182.162 29.644 178.442 45 3.72 50
    DNQ 34 34 37 Todd Bodine Dodge 182.149 29.646 179.724 36 2.425 none
    DNQ 20 20 46 Carl Long Dodge 181.238 29.795 173.055 50 8.183 none
    DNQ 21 21 78 Jeff Fultz Ford 173.330 31.154 174.825 49 -1.495 none


    KEYS: P = Regular Provisional; A = in by race attempts; S = in by qualifying speed; CP = Champ Provisional
    DNQ = Did Not Qualify
    Ties on Race Attempts then go to 2004 Owners Points

  • Coca-Cola 600 Qualifying Results/Starting Lineup at:
    ThatsRacin.com
    Lowe's Motor Speedway
    MotorSports One
    NASCAR.com.(5-27-2004)

  • 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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