Sirius @ the Glen
August 15, 2004


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 22

SIRIUS at The Glen

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

 

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Aug. 15, 2004

2.45-Mile Paved Road Course

220.5 M - 90 L  Purse: $4,625,500

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           4          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                        90                    190           *    10         $195,288      Running

 2         43            1            Ron Fellows                Nutter Butter/Nilla Wafer Chevrolet                     90                    170                               101,260      Running

 3         15            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                         90                    165                                 98,910      Running

 4         16          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                      90                    165                  5             96,150      Running

 5           3            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                          90                    160           *      5           111,708      Running

 6           9          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                                90                    155           *      5           102,943      Running

 7         12          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                90                    146                                 89,585      Running

 8         29          21            Ricky Rudd                  “Keep It Genuine” Ford                                       90                    142                                 94,966      Running

 9           5          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                   90                    138                               109,808      Running

10          7          97            Kurt Busch                  IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                                 90                    139           *      5             81,140      Running

11          8          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                             90                    130                               102,813      Running

12        24          99            Jeff Burton                  Roush Racing Ford                                             90                    127                                 94,992      Running

13        14          42            Jamie McMurray          Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                      90                    124                                 70,075      Running

14        11            9    #      Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                90                    121                                 92,085      Running

15          6          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                         90                    118                                 96,353      Running

16        23          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                                90                    120           *      5             91,387      Running

17        35          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                           90                    112                                 86,430      Running

18        33          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                          90                    109                                 72,460      Running

19        26          22    #      Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                                 90                    106                                 77,605      Running

20        18          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                  90                    103                                 92,366      Running

21          2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                                90                    105           *      5           103,413      Running

22        25          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                           90                      97                                 74,754      Running

23        31          10    #      Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                             90                      94                                 84,157      Running

24        27          30            Dave Blaney                America Online Chevrolet                                   90                      91                                 65,785      Running

25        17            2            Rusty Wallace             Kodak/Miller Lite Dodge                                       89                      88                                 98,158      Running

26        10          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                    89                      85                               101,032      Running

27        13          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                             89                      82                                 88,457      Running

28        32          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                         89                      79                                 56,880      Running

29        37          72            Tom Hubert                  Freddie B’s Ford                                                  89                      76                                 53,635      Running

30        22          25    #      Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                                 89                      73                                 65,050      Running

31        42          80            Tony Ave                    Lamers Motor Racing Chevrolet                          84                      70                                 53,465      Running

32        34          32            Ricky Craven               Tide Chevrolet                                                     83                      67                                 64,375      Transmission

33        41          02            Hermie Sadler              SCORE Motorsports Chevrolet                            79                      64                                 56,725      Too Slow

34        30          77    #      Brendan Gaughan       Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                    74                      66           *      5             61,240      Transmission

35        21          16            Greg Biffle                   Subway/National Guard Ford                             71                      58                                 61,175      Engine

36        19          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                              50                      55                                 86,100      Engine

37        28            0            Ward Burton                NetZero Chevrolet                                               47                      52                                 53,050      Engine

38        40          89            Morgan Shepherd       Racing with Jesus/Red Line Oil Dodge               42                      49                                 52,975      Rear Gear

39        20            5            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                             36                      46                                 79,665      Engine

40          1          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                                23                      48           *      5             72,640      Engine

41        36          50            Todd Bodine                Arnold Development Co. Dodge                            7                      40                                 52,780      Brakes

42        38            4            Jimmy Spencer            Lucas Oil/77sports.com Chevrolet                        2                      37                                 52,720      Engine

43        39          98            Larry Gunselman        Mach 1 Racing Ford                                              2                      34                                 52,039      Transmission

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

Report does not reflect $20,000 McDonald’s/PowerAde Drive-Thru Pit Championship Award, results compiled mid-week.

Failed to qualify: (4) #39 Scott Pruett; #36 Boris Said; #59 Klaus Graf; #52 Stanton Barrett.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of ??,???. Tony Stewart won the SIRIUS at The Glen, posting his 19th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers, under penalty, dropped from their original starting positions to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #4 Jimmy Spencer (engine change); #02 Hermie Sadler (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 23 minutes, 25 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 92.249 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY: 1.517 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  None, qualifying was rained out.

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

GILLETTE MACH 3 TURBO AWARD: Ron Fellows, Nutter Butter/Nilla Wafer Chevrolet

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD: Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet (Also, received $5,000 MBNA Bonus for winning race.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ron Fellows, Nutter Butter/Nilla Wafer Chevrolet

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $30,000 at Michigan International Speedway.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE DRIVER AWARD:  Mark Martin, Viagra Ford

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Ricky Rudd, “Keep it Genuine” Ford

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Tony Stewart, Home Depot Chevrolet

CAUTION FLAGS: 5 cautions for 11 laps. 7-8 (Car #88 & 25-Spin, Inner Loop); 17-19 (Car #40-Accident, Turn 1); 33-34 (Car #02-Spin, Inner Loop); 50-51 (Oil on Track); 74-75 (Car #77-Spin, Turn 1).

LAP LEADERS: 13 lead changes among 9 drivers. Jimmie Johnson 1, Tony Stewart 2-13, Jeff Gordon 14-24, Stewart 25-29, Robby Gordon 30-35, Kevin Harvick 36, R. Gordon 37-42, Stewart 43-56, J. Gordon 57-58, Kurt Busch 59, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 60, Brendan Gaughan 61-67, Casey Mears 68-75, Stewart 76-90.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson               3143         (4)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                     3103         (5)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.           3015         (3)

 4 –Tony Stewart                  2951         (2)

 5 –Matt Kenseth                   2876         (2)

 6 –Elliott Sadler                     2792         (1)

 7 –Kurt Busch                      2754         (2)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                  2717         (0)

 9 –Bobby Labonte                2714         (0)

10–Jeremy Mayfield              2656         (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kasey Kahne                                  254

Brian Vickers                                  187

Scott Wimmer                                 186

Brendan Gaughan                          169

Scott Riggs                                     164

Johnny Sauter                                123

 

McDONALD’S/POWERADE DRIVE-THRU PIT CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD (as of 8/10/04)

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                   (#38)       767

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)       762

Tony Stewart                (#20)       731

 


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                       5

Kasey Kahne                                    4

Ryan Newman                                  4

Casey Mears                                     2

6 drivers tied with one pole.

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                         164      14

Ford                                 136        6

Dodge                              118        2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         6

Tony Stewart                (#20)         5

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         3

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP

PLACES AWARD         Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)       122

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         62

Dale Jarrett                    (#88)         60

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         9

Ryan Newman              (#12)         4

Rusty Wallace               (#  2)         3


OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         7

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         5

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         2

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Stewart                (#20)       12

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)       11

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         6

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Hendrick                        (#24)       148

Mark Cronquist              (#20)       136

Richie Gilmore               (#  8)       103

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         5

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)         3

Tony Stewart                (#20)         3


 

NEXT EVENT: August 22, 2004 – GFS Marketplace 400, Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. (400 M) (200 L)

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (8/16/04)

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