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2000 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 34
Saturday, May 6, 2000 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .750 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:08
Average Speed: 99.374 mph
Pole Speed: 124.74 mph
Cautions: 9 for 59 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.159 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2000 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet400118,850running31180
2305   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40085,925running27175
31888   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford40078,525running0165
4 628   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford40063,025running0160
5 12   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford40068,625running227165
61322   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Pontiac40057,775running12155
72999   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford40051,900running0146
8 720   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac40049,350running69147
91094   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford40042,450running0138
10313   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40052,800running19139
11 21   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet40041,050running0130
123436   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac40041,525running0127
13 460   Geoffrey Bodine Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet40041,750running0124
141524   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40046,850running0121
153717   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford40041,660running0118
16 875   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Redcell Batteries   (Darwin Oordt)Ford40030,275running0115
172226   Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford40038,675running0112
181243   John Andretti STP / Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac40043,825running0109
19387   Michael Waltrip NationsRent   (Jim Mattei)Chevrolet40037,000running0106
201655   Kenny Wallace Square D / Cooper Lighting   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet40041,575running0103
213916   Kevin Lepage FamilyClick.com   (Jack Roush)Ford40037,025running0100
22199   Stacy Compton Kodiak / Cougar   (Mark Melling)Ford40028,900running097
231733   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet39936,000running094
244221   Elliott Sadler Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39835,775running196
252310   Johnny Benson, Jr. Lycos.com   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac39827,925running088
26 918   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac39644,000running085
273532   Scott Pruett Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford39224,075running082
284144   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac39035,050running079
292140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet38934,825running076
304025   Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet38934,700running073
31244   Bobby Hamilton Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet37234,650rear end070
32116   Mark Martin Valvoline MaxLife / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford36241,600crash372
33 331   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet35431,550running1069
343293   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac33923,500running061
352777   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford32723,450running058
362012   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford32331,400running055
373613   Robby Gordon Burger King / Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas   (John Menard)Ford28223,350brakes052
382811   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets   (Brett Bodine)Ford28023,300engine049
392697   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford27331,225crash151
401450   Ricky Craven Midwest Transit   (Hal Hicks / Mike Witters)Chevrolet23923,150crash043
414327   Mike Bliss Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac17023,100crash040
422542   Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet17031,055crash037
433391   Todd Bodine Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet4223,000crash034

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Rick Mast14ConsecoA.J. FoytPontiac
45Darrell Waltrip66Big Kmart / Route 66Travis CarterFord
46Dave Marcis71Team RealtreeDave MarcisChevrolet
47Ed Berrier90Hills Brothers CoffeeFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
188  
9124   #12 accident turn 4 
134331  
445310   #91 accident turn 4 
5411764  
1181247   #13 accident turn 3 
12517147  
17218211   #42,27 accident frontstretch 
18323957  
2402445   #50 accident turn 2 
24526319  
2642674   #18 spun frontstretch 
2682747  
2752817   #97 accident turn 1 
28231736  
3183225   #31 spun backstretch 
32336240  
3633686   #6 accident frontstretch 
36940032  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.8%             Average green flag run: 34.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace14343
  Elliott Sadler44441
  Rusty Wallace4511066
  Mike Skinner1111122
  Rusty Wallace11313220
  Mark Martin1331331
  Rusty Wallace1341429
  Mark Martin1431442
  Rusty Wallace14517329
  Chad Little1741741
  Mike Skinner1751828
  Rusty Wallace18320826
  Tony Stewart20924032
  Ward Burton2412411
  Rusty Wallace24227534
  Dale Earnhardt27628813
  Terry Labonte28931527
  Tony Stewart3163183
  Ward Burton31932911
  Tony Stewart33036334
  Dale Earnhardt3643696
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.37040031

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Labonte 1601    
2   Ward Burton 1598   -3  
3   Mark Martin 1568   -33  
4   Jeff Burton 1542   -59  
5   Dale Earnhardt 1523   -78  
6   Dale Jarrett 1470   -131  
7   Rusty Wallace 1436   -165  
8   Ricky Rudd 1411   -190  
9   Jeff Gordon 1400   -201  
10   Terry Labonte 1357   -244  
11   Tony Stewart 1330   -271  
12   Bill Elliott 1300   -301  
13   Mike Skinner 1263   -338  
14   Matt Kenseth 1214   -387  
15   Jeremy Mayfield 1204   -397  
16   Ken Schrader 1169   -432  
17   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1156   -445  
18   Chad Little 1149   -452  
19   Sterling Marlin 1126   -475  
20   Steve Park 1125   -476