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2002 NAPA Auto Parts 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 36
Sunday, April 28, 2002 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:53
Average Speed: 150.088 mph
Pole Speed: 187.432 mph
Cautions: 5 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.620 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250176,750running62180
2 297   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford250140,075running102180
33728   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford250148,117running0165
4399   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge250125,856running3165
5266   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford250110,458running0155
6 388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford250114,928running50155
72540   Sterling Marlin Coors Original   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge250109,092running0146
93277   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford25091,875running27143
8102   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford250107,725running0142
10 615   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25077,375running2139
111630   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25060,700running0130
124031   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless / Spiderman   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24990,456running0127
14 112   Ryan Newman Alltel / Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford24994,600running3126
132916   Greg Biffle RoushRacing.com / Volvo Trucks   (Jack Roush)Ford24959,050running0124
151110   Johnny Benson, Jr. Eagle One / Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac24990,800running0118
161724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet249110,078running0115
171945   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24956,900running0112
182722   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge24999,700running0109
193899   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford249101,167running0106
202017   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford24977,550running0103
21345   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24988,733running0100
22181   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24989,475running097
233611   Brett Bodine Hooters Restaurants   (Brett Bodine)Ford24972,300running094
242443   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24986,058running091
251326   Joe Nemechek Checker / Shuck's / Kragen Auto Parts   (Travis Carter)Ford24984,262running088
26 525   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24966,375running085
272241   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24858,025running082
28127   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge24868,225running079
29 820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac247102,003running076
303055   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric / Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet24774,114running073
31334   Mike Skinner Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet24757,050running070
324290   Rick Mast Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer's   (Junie Donlavey)Ford24656,350running067
334144   Steve Grissom Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24453,650crash064
342818   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac24099,228running061
352129   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet22699,053crash058
36 98   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet22589,897crash055
371532   Ricky Craven Tide New Clean Breeze Scent   (Cal Wells)Ford19361,000crash052
381419   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge18960,825engine049
39 721   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford16360,780engine046
413514   Stacy Compton Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac10452,650engine145
403123   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge14760,705engine043
424349   Shawna Robinson BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge1852,605crash037
432336   Ken Schrader M&M's Global Color Vote   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac460,806engine034

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Brendan Gaughan62NAPA Auto CareMichael GaughanDodge
45Chad Little74Staff AmericaBill BaumgardnerChevrolet
46Hermie Sadler02Little TreesHermie SadlerChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11919  
20234   #49 accident turn 4 
24141118  
1421465   #32 accident turn 2 
1471559  
1561594   #17 accident turn 2 
16019536  
1961994   #19 stalled on track 
20022930  
2302367   #8,29 accident turn 4 
23725014  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.6%             Average green flag run: 37.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kurt Busch111
  Ryan Newman243
  Dale Jarrett51814
  Michael Waltrip19202
  Stacy Compton21211
  Jimmie Johnson226544
  Kurt Busch66705
  Jimmie Johnson71733
  Kurt Busch7414269
  Dale Jarrett14315614
  Dave Blaney15718327
  Kurt Busch18419613
  Dale Jarrett1971993
  Kurt Busch2002001
  Dale Jarrett20121919
  Kurt Busch2202278
  Jimmie Johnson2282281
  Kurt Busch2292335
  Bill Elliott2342363
  Jimmie Johnson23725014

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 1515    
2   Kurt Busch 1372   -143  
3   Matt Kenseth 1363   -152  
4   Rusty Wallace 1354   -161  
5   Jimmie Johnson 1352   -163  
6   Mark Martin 1292   -223  
7   Jeff Gordon 1283   -232  
8   Ricky Rudd 1279   -236  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1233   -282  
10   Tony Stewart 1214   -301  
11   Bill Elliott 1178   -337  
12   Jeff Burton 1178   -337  
13   Dale Jarrett 1123   -392  
14   Ward Burton 1115   -400  
15   Terry Labonte 1089   -426  
16   Michael Waltrip 1051   -464  
17   Dave Blaney 1044   -471  
18   Ryan Newman 1031   -484  
19   Ricky Craven 1026   -489  
20   Bobby Labonte 1019   -496