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2003 Pop-Secret Microwave Popcorn 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 9, 2003 at North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC
393 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (399.7 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:44
Average Speed: 111.677 mph
Pole Speed: 155.577 mph
Cautions: 10 for 65 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.230 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 59   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge393207,648running140185
21848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet393105,590running78175
3 319   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge39388,700running96170
42317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford39392,650running0160
5 112   Ryan Newman Alltel / Penske Racing 50th Win   (Roger Penske)Dodge39398,785running49160
6 474   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet39361,775running0150
7 999   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford39391,442running0146
81418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries/Winston Cup Victory Lap   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet39398,208running0142
92920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet393100,403running0138
103140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39399,425running0134
111016   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford39256,675running0130
12205   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / got milk?   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39281,681running0127
13268   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet39192,042running0124
14 87   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge39172,825running0121
153429   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39191,403running0118
162754   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford39169,475running0115
18130   Ward Burton NetZero   (Gene Haas)Pontiac39053,325running30114
171997   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford39182,925running0112
194143   Jeff Green Pop Secret   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge39088,703running0106
201731   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39079,612running0103
211538   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford39086,325running0100
221624   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39096,203running097
23 72   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite / Penske Racing 50th Win   (Roger Penske)Dodge39086,242running094
24 225   Brian Vickers UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39052,175running091
25 601   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac39061,875running088
263722   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge38983,731running085
272277   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford38966,849running082
284214   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge38947,260running079
292510   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac38876,825running076
30361   John Andretti Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet38875,142running073
313523   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Dodge38746,800running070
323345   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge38754,675running067
333941   Casey Mears Target House   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge38655,450running064
343830   Steve Park America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet38654,425running061
352142   Jamie McMurray Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge37546,300running058
362849   Ken Schrader BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge37446,255crash055
371115   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet34364,200engine052
383288   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford33991,923engine049
393032   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac32554,090crash046
402421   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford32554,015crash043
41126   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford23979,773engine040
42404   Kevin Lepage Kodak Easy Share   (Larry McClure)Pontiac13045,860engine037
434337   Derrike Cope Friendly's   (Derrike Cope)Chevrolet12745,170axle034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Bill Elliott9engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Hermie Sadler02Sadler GMHermie SadlerChevrolet
45Tim Sauter71ARAN Trading / Naples TransportationDave MarcisChevrolet
46Rich Bickle79SBC / MolykoteJohn ConelyChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
17676  
77815   #37 accident backstretch#23
82843  
85895   #12 accident turn 2#16
90934  
94985   debris frontstretch#25
991002  
1011055   #99 spun frontstretch#10
1061072  
10811710   #16,42 accident backstretch#29
11815538  
1561605   #45 accident turn 4#38
16124282  
24325311   oil on track#74
25432976  
3303367   #21,32 accident turn 1#18
33736832  
3693735   #20 spun turn 2#99
3743752  
3763827   #49 accident turn 1#20
38339311  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.5%             Average green flag run: 29.8 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman14747
  Ward Burton487730
  Jeremy Mayfield7816992
  Jimmie Johnson1701701
  Jeremy Mayfield1711733
  Jimmie Johnson17418512
  Bill Elliott18624358
  Jeremy Mayfield2442441
  Bill Elliott24525410
  Jimmie Johnson25531965
  Bill Elliott32032910
  Ryan Newman3303301
  Bill Elliott33136838
  Ryan Newman3693691
  Bill Elliott37039324

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4988    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4762   -226  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4724   -264  
4   Ryan Newman 4659   -329  
5   Jeff Gordon 4625   -363  
6   Kevin Harvick 4595   -393  
7   Tony Stewart 4398   -590  
8   Bobby Labonte 4197   -791  
9   Bill Elliott 4151   -837  
10   Kurt Busch 4095   -893  
11   Terry Labonte 4039   -949  
12   Jeff Burton 3988   -1000  
13   Michael Waltrip 3894   -1094  
14   Rusty Wallace 3851   -1137  
15   Jamie McMurray 3827   -1161  
16   Robby Gordon 3783   -1205  
17   Mark Martin 3705   -1283  
18   Greg Biffle 3638   -1350  
19   Sterling Marlin 3611   -1377  
20   Jeremy Mayfield 3581   -1407