Rockingham Race Results
February 22nd, 2004


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE NO. 2

Subway 400

NORTH CAROLINA SPEEDWAY

 

Rockingham, N.C.Feb. 22, 2004

1.017-Mile Banked Paved Oval

400 M – 393 L  Purse: $4,751,466

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1         23          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 393                    190           *    10         $222,303      Running

 2           3            9    #      Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              393                    170                               130,125      Running

 3           2          42            Jamie McMurray          Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    393                    170           *      5           $96,425      Running

 4         13          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            393                    160                               114,900      Running

 5           7            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        393                    155                               118,303      Running

 6           1          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                  393                    155           *      5           116,152      Running

 7           4            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                393                    146                               100,643      Running

 8         27          97            Kurt Busch                  Sharpie IRWIN Ford                                           393                    142                                 83,785      Running

 9         16            0            Ward Burton                NetZero Hi-Speed Chevrolet                             393                    138                                 66,035      Running

10          5          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              391                    139           *      5           111,363      Running

11          6          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              391                    130                                 90,210      Running

12        21            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       391                    127                                 72,960      Running

13        32          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              391                    129           *      5           100,763      Running

14        36          30    #      Johnny Sauter             America Online Chevrolet                                 391                    121                                 63,560      Running

15        31          22    #      Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               391                    118                                 87,560      Running

16        20          25    #      Brian Vickers              GMAC Financial Services Chevrolet                 391                    115                                 70,760      Running

17        35            5            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           391                    112                                 89,110      Running

18        25          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       391                    109                                 90,793      Running

19        22          21            Ricky Rudd                  Motorcraft Ford                                                 391                    106                                 87,566      Running

20        15          77    #      Brendan Gaughan       Kodak Easy Share Dodge                                 391                    103                                 70,110      Running

21        14          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    390                    100                                 74,810      Running

22        26            4            Kevin Lepage              YOKE TV.com Chevrolet                                   390                      97                                 71,010      Running

23        10          16            Greg Biffle                   Subway/National Guard Ford                           390                      94                                 69,185      Running

24        12          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         390                      91                                 75,949      Running

25        11          18            Bobby Labonte            Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           389                      88                               102,318      Running

26        24          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      389                      85                               103,403      Running

27        18          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                       389                      82                                 56,410      Running

28          8          43            Jeff Green                   STP/Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                  389                      79                                 82,510      Running

29        39            1            John Andretti               DEI/Snap-On Chevrolet                                     388                      76                                 64,000      Running

30        37          50            Derrike Cope               Matrix Systems Dodge                                      386                      73                                 56,375      Running

31        19          10    #      Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                           383                      70                                 80,937      Running

32        38          14            Larry Foyt                   A.J. Foyt Racing Dodge                                    380                      67                                 55,675      Running

33        33          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                379                      64                                 92,481      Running

34        43          80            Andy Hillenburg           Commercial Truck & Trailer Ford                       376                      61                                 55,425      Running

35        17          32            Ricky Craven               Tide Chevrolet                                                   365                      58                                 63,275      Running

36        34          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              350                      60           *      5             90,412      Accident

37        28          99            Jeff Burton                  SKF Ford                                                           344                      52                                 88,592      Engine

38        42          46            Carl Long                     Al Smith Dodge Dodge                                      255                      49                                 55,135      Accident

39        30          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        221                      46                                 55,070      Engine

40          9          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           210                      43                                 85,907      Engine

41        29          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              128                      40                                 74,750      Accident

42        41          72            Kirk Shelmerdine         Freddie B’s/Tucson Ford                                     19                      37                                 54,895      Rear End

43        40          09            Joe Ruttman                Miccosukee Resort Dodge                                    1                      34                                 54,196      Parked

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

Failed to qualify: (1) #89 Morgan Shepherd.

Race Comments: Matt Kenseth won the Subway 400, in front of an estimated crowd of 50,000, posting his eighth career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. The 0.010-second margin of victory tied Atlanta (March 2000) for the fourth-closest race since the implementation of electronic scoring in 1993.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 34 minutes, 5 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 112.016 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY: .010 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge (156.475 mph, 23.398 secs.)

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., Budweiser Chevrolet

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

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE BLOOMIN’ FAVORITE DRIVER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Matt Kenseth, DeWalt Power Tools Ford

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 58 laps. 40-45(Car #49-Accident, Turns 1-2); 53-57 (Car #45-Accident, Backstretch); 132-140 (Car #48 & 49-Accident, Turn 4); 196-200 (Car #14-Accident, Turns 1-2), 214-219 (Debris on Track), 265-279 (Car #46, 01, 18, 77 & 6-Accident, Backstretch), 352-363 (Car #31 & 43-Accident, Backstretch).

LAP LEADERS: 15 lead changes among 6 drivers. Ryan Newman 1-2, Jamie McMurray 3-40, Jeff Gordon 41-52, McMurray 53, Robby Gordon 54-58, Newman 59-62, J. Gordon 63-89, Matt Kenseth 90-129, Newman 130-135, Kenseth 136-214, Kevin Harvick 215-216, Kenseth 217-303, McMurray 304-331, Kenseth 332-349, McMurray 350-358, Kenseth 359-393.


 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.             340            (1)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                     333            (1)

 3 –Kevin Harvick                    294            (0)

 4 –Scott Wimmer                    288            (0)

 5 –Jeff Gordon                       286            (0)

 6 –Tony Stewart                    265            (0)

 7 –Kurt Busch                        257            (0)

 8 –Elliott Sadler                       255            (0)

 9 –Ward Burton                      250            (0)

10–Joe Nemechek                   241            (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Scott Wimmer                                   28

Kasey Kahne                                    26

Johnny Sauter                                  19

Brendan Gaughan                            17

Brian Vickers                                    15

Scott Riggs                                       14

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                             13      1

Ford                                     13      1

Dodge                                  12      0

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Greg Biffle                                         1

Ryan Newman                                  1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1

Tony Stewart                (#20)         1

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP

PLACES AWARD         Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         31

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         22

 

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         2

 

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1

Scott Wimmer                (#22)         1

 

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         3

Tony Stewart                (#20)         2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Roush/Yates                 (#17)         27

Richie Gilmore               (#  8)         27

Mark Cronquist              (#20)         19

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         1


 

 

NEXT EVENT: March 7, 2004 – UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev. (400.5 M) (267 L)

 

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (2/23/04)

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