MBNA America 400
September 26, 2004


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 28

MBNA America 400

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Dover, Del.Sept. 26, 2004

1-Mile Banked Concrete Oval

400 L – 400 M  Purse: $4,966,610

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St          Car#        Driver                         Team                                                              Laps                   Pts           Pts               Won          Status

 1           2          12            Ryan Newman            ALLTEL Dodge                                                  400                    190           *    10         $195,477      Running

 2         12            6            Mark Martin                  Viagra Ford                                                       400                    175           *      5           138,560      Running

 3         21          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              400                    170           *      5           140,533      Running

 4         11          88            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Ford                                                           400                    160                               122,877      Running

 5         13          97            Kurt Busch                  Sharpie Ford                                                     400                    160           *      5             99,745      Running

 6         23          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      400                    150                               117,168      Running

 7           1          19            Jeremy Mayfield          Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              400                    146                               105,015      Running

 8         10          42            Jamie McMurray          Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    400                    142                                 79,715      Running

 9         16            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        399                    143           *      5           113,293      Running

10          9          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe’s Chevrolet                                              399                    134                                 86,415      Running

11        19          16            Greg Biffle                   National Guard/Subway Ford                           399                    130                                 75,630      Running

12        14          21            Ricky Rudd                  “Keep It Genuine” Ford                                     399                    127                                 92,321      Running

13          7            2            Rusty Wallace             Miller Lite Dodge                                                398                    124                               105,348      Running

14          6          18            Bobby Labonte            MBNA Chevrolet                                                398                    121                               107,123      Running

15        34          40            Sterling Marlin              Coors Light Dodge                                            398                    118                               104,415      Running

16          5          15            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Chevrolet                                                397                    115                                 96,671      Running

17        27          45            Kyle Petty                    Georgia-Pacific/Brawny Dodge                        397                    112                                 79,415      Running

18        15          99            Carl Edwards              Roush Racing Ford                                           397                    109                                 97,417      Running

19        30          29            Kevin Harvick              GM Goodwrench Chevrolet                              397                    106                                 99,493      Running

20          4          38            Elliott Sadler                 M&M’s Ford                                                       397                    103                               100,648      Running

21        28          43            Jeff Green                   Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         396                    100                                 89,565      Running

22        25          77    #      Brendan Gaughan       Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge                  396                      97                                 72,565      Running

23        29          22    #      Scott Wimmer              Caterpillar Dodge                                               395                      94                                 84,740      Running

24        26          41            Casey Mears               Target Dodge                                                    395                      91                                 73,065      Running

25        31          49            Ken Schrader              Schwan’s Home Service Dodge                       394                      93           *      5             62,265      Running

26        36            4            Jimmy Spencer            Lucas Oil Chevrolet                                           393                      85                                 62,415      Running

27        38            5            Terry Labonte             Kellogg’s Chevrolet                                           393                      82                                 88,515      Running

28        37          51            Tony Raines                Buddy Lee Dungarees Chevrolet                      391                      79                                 58,590      Running

29        22          32            Bobby Hamilton Jr.      Tide Chevrolet                                                   385                      76                                 77,829      Running

30        32          31            Robby Gordon             Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              385                      73                                 93,977      Running

31        18          10    #      Scott Riggs                  Valvoline Chevrolet                                           363                      70                                 85,802      Wheel Bearing

32          8          17            Matt Kenseth               DeWalt Power Tools Ford                                 319                      72           *      5           118,833      Accident

33        33          30            Jeff Burton                  America Online Chevrolet                                 167                      64                                 66,730      Accident

34        42          89            Morgan Shepherd       Racing with Jesus/Red Line Oil Dodge             105                      61                                 57,595      Handling

35        24          01            Joe Nemechek             U.S. Army Chevrolet                                           91                      58                                 65,380         Overheating

36        35          37            Kevin Lepage              Carter’s-Royal Dispos-all Dodge                         86                      55                                 57,250      Vibration

37        17            0            Ward Burton                NetZero Chevrolet                                               50                      52                                 57,125      Engine

38          3          25    #      Brian Vickers              GMAC Chevrolet                                                 46                      49                                 65,100      Accident

39        41          98            Geoffrey Bodine         Mach 1 Racing Ford                                            40                      46                                 56,875      Oil Pressure

40        43          72            Kirk Shelmerdine         Vote for Bush Ford                                             37                      43                                 56,705      Engine

41        40          09            Joe Ruttman                Miccosukee Resorts Dodge                                27                      40                                 56,550      Rear End

42        20            9    #      Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                                13                      37                                 86,300      Fly Wheel

43        39          50            Jeff Fuller                    Arnold Development Co. Dodge                            7                      34                                 56,555      Overheating

# 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: (7) #02 Hermie Sadler, #00 Carl Long, #92 Stanton Barrett, #13 Greg Sacks, #35 Kenny Hendrick, #80 Derrike Cope, #75 Mike Garvey.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 140,000, Ryan Newman won the MBNA America 400 posting his 11th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. On Lap 122 the race was red-flagged (12 mins., 35 secs.) to repair the tire barrier alongside the entrance to pit road. 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: #5 Terry Labonte (backup car); #98 Geoffrey Bodine (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 21 minutes, 34 seconds                         AVERAGE SPEED: 119.067 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY: 8.149 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Jeremy Mayfield, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge (159.405 mph, 22.584 secs.)

EA SPORTS MOVE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge

GILLETTE MACH 3 TURBO AWARD: Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge

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

MBNA MID-RACE LEADER AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge (Also, received $5,000 MBNA Bonus for winning race.)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $90,000 at Talladega Superspeedway.

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Brendan Gaughan, Kodak/Jasper Eng. & Trans. Dodge

U.S.G. DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Mark Martin, Viagra Ford

WASTE MANAGEMENT PICKING UP PLACES AWARD:  Sterling Marlin, Coors Light Dodge

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

CAUTION FLAGS: 5 cautions for 38 laps. 15-22 (Oil on Track); 49-55 (Car #25-Accident, Turn 2); 121-127 (Car #17-Accident, Turn 4); 171-177 (Car #30-Accident, Turn 3); 327-335 (Debris on Track).

LAP LEADERS: 13 lead changes among 7 drivers. Jeremy Mayfield-pole, Ryan Newman 1-32, Matt Kenseth 33-48, Newman 49, Ken Schrader 50, Kenseth 51-92, Newman 93-184, Kurt Busch 185-195, Newman 196-260, Mark Martin 261-262, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 263, Jeff Gordon 264, Busch 265, Newman 266-400.

 


TOP 10 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP POINTS

                                                            (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                     5371         (5)

 2 –Kurt Busch                      5370         (3)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.           5353         (4)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson               5314         (4)

 5 –Mark Martin                      5314         (1)

 6 –Elliott Sadler                     5275         (2)

 7 –Matt Kenseth                   5272         (2)

 8 –Ryan Newman                5264         (2)

 9 –Tony Stewart                  5236         (2)

10–Jeremy Mayfield              5214         (1)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Kasey Kahne                                  291

Brian Vickers                                  198

Scott Wimmer                                 196

Scott Riggs                                     186

Brendan Gaughan                          184

Johnny Sauter                                123

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                       6

Ryan Newman                                  5

Kasey Kahne                                    4

Jeremy Mayfield                                2

Casey Mears                                     2

Brian Vickers                                    2

4 drivers tied with one pole.


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Points     Wins

Chevrolet                         197      15

Ford                                 177        9

Dodge                              158        4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         6

Tony Stewart                (#20)         5

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         4

 

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)       12

Ryan Newman              (#12)         6

Rusty Wallace               (#  2)         3

 

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         8

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         5

Mark Martin                    (#  6)         3


McDONALD’S/POWERADE DRIVE-THRU PIT CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD (as of 9/21/04)

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                   (#38)       977

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)       951

Kevin Harvick                (#29)       937

 

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)       162

Mark Cronquist              (#20)       143

Hendrick                        (#48)       123

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #         Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         7

Kurt Busch                    (#97)         3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         3


 

NEXT EVENT: Oct. 3 – EA Sports 500, Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Ala. (500 M) (188 L)

NOTE:  The above figures are based on team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (9/27/04)

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