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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 34 of 36
Sunday, November 2, 2003 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:11
Average Speed: 93.984 mph
Pole Speed: 133.675 mph
Cautions: 10 for 66 laps
Margin of Victory: .735 sec
Attendance: 100,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
41200   Ward Burton NetZero   (Gene Haas)Pontiac16747,185crash040
311001   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac31050,925running070
262309   Mike Wallace Miccosukee Resort   (James Finch)Dodge31248,450running085
16331   John Andretti Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31275,162running0115
213510   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac31279,900running0100
3 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge312152,625running41170
283214   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge31249,200running079
51715   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet312100,925running0155
152516   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford31256,130running0118
63717   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford31286,000running0150
362418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet26792,233running055
431619   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge3254,471engine034
33 52   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge30585,217running064
18 620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet312102,128running0109
173021   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford31276,875running0112
92822   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge31295,656running0138
252623   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Dodge31252,375running088
7 424   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Looney Tunes: Back in Action   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312111,778running0146
13 225   Brian Vickers UAW-Delphi / Looney Tunes: Back in Action   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31258,900running0124
341329   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet29786,603running061
394030   Steve Park America Online / Looney Tunes: Back in Action   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20654,775crash046
323131   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31075,862running067
383832   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac20754,900crash154
201438   Elliott Sadler Pedigree   (Yates Racing)Ford31289,225running0103
23434   Kevin Lepage Kodak Perfect Touch   (Larry McClure)Pontiac31260,250running199
111540   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge312100,000running0130
42 941   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge11754,350engine037
122242   Jamie McMurray Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge31259,900running0127
374243   Jeff Green Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge26682,803engine052
353645   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge28055,300engine058
2 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312173,625running84175
273449   Ken Schrader BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge31251,625running082
30195   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / got milk?   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31077,706running073
222154   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford31265,575running097
10126   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford31299,133running0134
40297   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge16746,625crash00
194174   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet31253,350running0106
24 877   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford31268,589running091
1118   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet312203,017running87180
293988   Dale Jarrett UPS / Winston Cup Victory Lap   (Yates Racing)Ford31293,853running076
14189   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge31290,633running0121
4 797   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid / Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford312142,585running98170
82799   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford31298,917running0142

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Derrike Cope37PHM / Friendly's Ice CreamDerrike CopeChevrolet
45Brandon Ash02Triton Realty PartnersJames AshFord
WDHermie Sadler02MW WindowsHermie SadlerChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13434  
35439   oil on track#14
4411976  
1201245   oil on track#4
12513915  
1401445   #32 accident turn 1#74
14516925  
1701789   #7,0 accident turn 3#54
1791868  
1871904   #99 accident turn 3#16
19120919  
2102178   #30 accident turn 3#45
21822912  
2302378   #2,29,20,18 accident turn 2#49
23826831  
2692757   oil on track#23
2762816  
2822887   oil on track#14
28929911  
3003034   #09 spun turn 3#09
3043129  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.2%             Average green flag run: 22.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman111
  Jimmie Johnson23837
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.39391
  Ricky Craven40401
  Kurt Busch418545
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.8612035
  Kurt Busch12117353
  Ryan Newman17421340
  Kevin Lepage2142141
  Jimmie Johnson21526147
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.26231251

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 4828    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4600   -228  
3   Jimmie Johnson 4587   -241  
4   Jeff Gordon 4528   -300  
5   Ryan Newman 4499   -329  
6   Kevin Harvick 4477   -351  
7   Tony Stewart 4260   -568  
8   Bobby Labonte 4055   -773  
9   Kurt Busch 3983   -845  
10   Bill Elliott 3966   -862  
11   Terry Labonte 3912   -916  
12   Michael Waltrip 3842   -986  
13   Jeff Burton 3842   -986  
14   Jamie McMurray 3769   -1059  
15   Rusty Wallace 3757   -1071  
16   Robby Gordon 3680   -1148  
17   Mark Martin 3665   -1163  
18   Greg Biffle 3508   -1320  
19   Sterling Marlin 3477   -1351  
20   Jeremy Mayfield 3411   -1417