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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Samsung RadioShack 500 at Texas Motor Speedway


  • Qualifying is OVER

  • Cup Qualifying for the Samsung RadioShack 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is scheduled to start at 4:05pm/et on Friday, April 2nd and will be televised on Speed Channel live and will be re-aired on Speed Channel at 10:00pm.

    Qualifying can be heard live via radio at PRN Radio on the affiliates or XM Satellite - NASCAR Radio [subscription/equipment required]

    and via the Internet at NASCAR.com's paid service, Trackpass.

  • NASCAR.COM To Launch Nextel TrackPass 2.0 Upgrade Includes PitCommand for Qualifying; FREE Preview on April 2nd
    NASCAR.COM announces the relaunch of its subscription service, Nextel TrackPass, with exclusive new features and expanded coverage of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series events. On Friday, April 2nd, NASCAR.COM will celebrate the relaunch by offering fans FREE access to Nextel TrackPass all day including a preview of its newest live application, PitCommand Qualifying (Quals). PitCommand Quals is the newest feature of Nextel TrackPass, expanding Nextel TrackPass's Emmy® Award-winning PitCommand race coverage to NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series qualifying. Its addition doubles the number of PitCommand-covered events each season. In addition to launching PitCommand Quals, PitCommand has been updated with new graphics and features, including improved multimedia streaming speeds, redesigned member content pages, and additional at-track video content and features. Despite adding additional content and features, pricing for Nextel TrackPass will not increase above its current monthly price of $9.95 or annual price of $64.95.
    Fans can log onto www.nascar.com to access their FREE Preview of Nextel TrackPass.(4-2-2004)


  • Track Qualifying Record: Bill Elliott, 194.224mph, April 2002

  • 2003's Pole Sitter: Bobby Labonte, 193.514mph, finished 37th.

  • Fastest Practice Speed on Friday: #41-Casey Mears, 192.301mph (scheduled to go out 18 of 47 drivers)


  • Track Specs:
    Degree of Banking: Turns: 24 degrees
    Straightaways: Banking: 5 degrees;
    Straights: Frontstraight - 2250 feet; Backstraight - 1330 feet
    Grandstand Seating: 154,861
    Track/Race Length: 1.5-mile quad oval, 334 laps, 501 miles
    Pit Road Speed: 45mph

  • Track Homepage: Texas Motor Speedway


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Pole Progression at Texas: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #20-Tony Stewart, 1st out to qualify, 191.673mph, starts 17th
    #91-Bill Elliott, 2nd out, 193.521, starts 2nd
    #18-Bobby Labonte, 27th out, 193.903, starts 1st
    (4-2-2004)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #9-Kasey Kahne, 193.673, starts 3
    #10-Scott Riggs, 190.840, starts 24
    #22-Scott Wimmer, 189.994, starts 32
    #25-Brian Vickers, 192.349, starts 13
    #30-Johnny Sauter, 188.996, starts 37
    #77-Brendan Gaughan, 191.836, starts 16
    (4-2-2004)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    #02-Belmont wrecked during his first lap, backing into the wall, he is out out of provisionals, car is badly damaged.
    #19-Mayfield's team had to change engines after Friday's practice, so he will have to fall to the rear of the field before the start of the race Sunday, he is qualiying for pit choice.(4-2-2004)

  • Fastest Qualifier by Manufacturer::
    Chevy: #18-Bobby Labonte, 193.903, starts 1
    Dodge: #91-Bill Elliott, 193.729, starts 2
    Ford: #16-Greg Biffle, 193.195, starts 4
    Pontiac: #02-Andy Belmont, 0.000, starts DNQ
    Toyota - oops, not yet.......(4-2-2004)


    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    Qualifying after 47 of 47 drivers:

    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 28 27 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 193.903 27.849 191.870 7 2.033 13
    2 2 2 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 193.729 27.874 190.786 14 2.735 n/a
    3 34 32 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 193.673 27.882 191.939 4 1.734 11
    4 42 41 16 Greg Biffle Ford 193.195 27.951 192.226 2 0.969 16
    5 17 16 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 193.188 27.952 191.898 6 1.290 19
    6 18 17 41 Casey Mears Dodge 193.126 27.961 192.301 1 0.825 23
    7 45 44 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 193.099 27.965 191.904 5 1.195 3
    8 4 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 192.905 27.993 192.137 3 0.768 6
    9 41 40 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 192.561 28.043 190.510 17 2.051 12
    10 46 45 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 192.431 28.062 190.779 15 1.652 17
    11 39 37 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 192.383 28.069 189.893 25 2.490 22
    12 38 36 97 Kurt Busch Ford 192.356 28.073 191.150 12 1.206 2
    13 21 20 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 192.349 28.074 191.184 11 1.165 28
    14 10 10 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 191.904 28.139 189.807 28 2.097 10
    15 23 22 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 191.891 28.141 190.061 23 1.830 5
    16 43 42 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 191.836 28.149 191.707 9 0.129 26
    17 1 1 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 191.673 28.173 190.691 16 0.982 4
    18 11 11 31 Robby Gordon Chevy 191.333 28.223 188.501 38 2.832 24
    19 8 8 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 191.313 28.226 191.843 8 -0.530 9
    20 16 15 23 Dave Blaney Dodge 191.225 28.239 189.334 35 1.891 39
    21 13 28 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 191.144 28.251 189.387 34 1.757 8
    22 25 24 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 191.090 28.259 191.428 10 -0.338 7
    23 40 38 99 Jeff Burton Ford 191.022 28.269 189.847 27 1.175 30
    24 3 3 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 190.840 28.296 189.255 36 1.585 35
    25 27 26 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 190.826 28.298 190.148 20 0.678 1
    26 6 6 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 190.678 28.32 189.687 30 0.991 14
    27 44 43 0 Ward Burton Chevy 190.530 28.342 190.402 18 0.128 20
    28 19 18 6 Mark Martin Ford 190.476 28.350 190.826 13 -0.350 15
    29 47 46 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 190.235 28.386 189.587 31 0.648 32
    30 20 19 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 190.208 28.390 190.134 22 0.074 21
    31 15 14 50 Derrike Cope Dodge 190.061 28.412 189.507 33 0.554 36
    32 30 30 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 189.994 28.422 188.607 37 1.387 18
    33 35 33 43 Jeff Green Dodge 189.787 28.453 189.867 26 -0.080 33
    34 9 9 09 Johnny Benson Dodge 189.727 28.462 188.337 39 1.390 38
    35 36 34 14 Larry Foyt Dodge 189.520 28.493 190.302 19 -0.782 45
    36 33 47 98 Todd Bodine Ford 189.135 28.551 187.136 40 1.999 n/a
    37 37 35 30 Johnny Sauter Chevy 188.996 28.572 189.527 32 -0.531 25
    38 24 23 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.937 28.581 190.141 21 -1.204 29
    39th and back will need to use Provisionals, four drivers will miss the race

    39 7 7 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 188.871 28.591 187.052 41 1.819 27
    40 31 39 84 Kyle Busch Chevy 188.186 28.695 189.987 24 -1.801 n/a
    41 12 12 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy 187.422 28.812 186.677 42 0.745 37
    42 29 29 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 187.195 28.847 189.787 29 -2.592 34
    43 26 25 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 186.961 28.883 186.188 43 0.773 44
    44 22 21 32 Ricky Craven Chevy 185.160 29.164 182.020 44 3.140 31
    45 14 13 80 Andy Hillenburg Ford 182.983 29.511 179.503 45 3.480 43
    46 32 31 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 179.898 30.017 174.121 47 5.777 40
    47 5 5 02 Andy Belmont Pontiac 0 0 176.350 46 x 41/out

    LAST DRIVER TO MAKE an ATTEMPT


    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 7 7 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 188.871 28.591 187.052 41 1.819 27
    40P 22 21 32 Ricky Craven Chevy 185.160 29.164 182.020 44 3.140 31
    41P 29 29 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 187.195 28.847 189.787 29 -2.592 34
    42P 12 12 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy 187.422 28.812 186.677 42 0.745 37
    43P 32 31 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford 179.898 30.017 174.121 47 5.777 40
    DNQ 14 13 80 Andy Hillenburg Ford 182.983 29.511 179.503 45 3.480 43
    DNQ 26 25 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge 186.961 28.883 186.188 43 0.773 44
    DNQ 31 39 84 Kyle Busch Chevy 188.186 28.695 189.987 24 -1.801 n/a
    DNQ 5 5 02 Andy Belmont Pontiac 0 0 176.350 46 x 41/out


    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

    UNOFFICIAL STARTING LINEUP

    Starting
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    1 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 193.903
    2 91 Bill Elliott Dodge 193.729
    3 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 193.673
    4 16 Greg Biffle Ford 193.195
    5 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 193.188
    6 41 Casey Mears Dodge 193.126
    7 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 193.099
    8 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 192.905
    9 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 192.561
    10 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 192.431
    11 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 192.383
    12 97 Kurt Busch Ford 192.356
    13 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 192.349
    14 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 191.904
    15 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 191.891
    16 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge 191.836
    17 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 191.673
    18 31 Robby Gordon Chevy 191.333
    19 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 191.313
    20 23 Dave Blaney Dodge 191.225
    21 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 191.144
    22 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 191.090
    23 99 Jeff Burton Ford 191.022
    24 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 190.840
    25 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 190.826
    26 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 190.678
    27 0 Ward Burton Chevy 190.530
    28 6 Mark Martin Ford 190.476
    29 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 190.235
    30 5 Terry Labonte Chevy 190.208
    31 50 Derrike Cope Dodge 190.061
    32 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 189.994
    33 43 Jeff Green Dodge 189.787
    34 09 Johnny Benson Dodge 189.727
    35 14 Larry Foyt Dodge 189.520
    36 98 Todd Bodine Ford 189.135
    37 30 Johnny Sauter Chevy 188.996
    38 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 188.937
    39 49 Ken Schrader Dodge provisional 1
    40 32 Ricky Craven Chevy provisional 2
    41 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy provisional 3
    42 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevy provisional 4
    43 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Ford provisional 5
    x 80 Andy Hillenburg Ford did not qualify
    x 89 Morgan Shepherd Dodge did not qualify
    x 84 Kyle Busch Chevy did not qualify
    x 02 Andy Belmont Pontiac did not qualify



  • Texas Qualifying Results/Qualifying Results at:
    MotorsportsOne
    NASCAR.com
  • Some stats pages:
    Provisional Land/Standings
    Budweiser Shootout 2004

  • 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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