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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 30 of 36
Sunday, October 10, 2004 at Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:07:39
Average Speed: 128.058 mph
Pole Speed: 180.156 mph
Cautions: 9 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: .081 sec
Attendance: 90,000
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2004 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 101   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet267279,725running41185
21221   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford267177,840running2175
3 616   Greg Biffle National Guard / Subway   (Jack Roush)Ford267147,825running64170
41138   Elliott Sadler Wizard of Oz / Pedigree   (Yates Racing)Ford267120,875running2165
5 319   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers HEMI / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge267110,675running72165
62297   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford26791,825running1155
71042   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge26788,800running19151
8 988   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford26784,800running4147
9 88   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet26788,500running0138
101377   Brendan Gaughan Wizard of Oz / Kodak / Jasper   (Doug Bawel)Dodge26782,375running0134
112615   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet26779,075running0130
12 29   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26776,575running39132
133024   Jeff Gordon Wizard of Oz / DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26781,700running0124
142420   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet26774,450running0121
151730   Jeff Burton America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet26774,950running0118
16 518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet26773,650running0115
171517   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford26777,650running0112
18362   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge26772,050running0109
192525   Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26771,450running0106
20186   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford26772,800running0103
21195   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26772,050running1105
221699   Carl Edwards Roush Racing   (Jack Roush)Ford26769,650running097
233132   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet26769,975running094
243823   Shane Hmiel Bill Davis Racing   (Bill Davis)Dodge26568,450running091
25334   Jimmy Spencer Lucas Oil Products   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet26568,250running088
261410   Scott Riggs Wizard of Oz / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet26567,250running085
273249   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge26566,650running082
282331   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet26566,050running079
292743   Jeff Green Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge26265,850running076
30350   Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet25566,100running073
312141   Casey Mears Target / Breast Cancer Awareness   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24365,400running1475
32 448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet23965,200crash067
33 712   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge22375,000crash869
342840   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge21665,725crash061
352929   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16064,600overheating058
363722   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge14664,400overheating055
373484   Kyle Busch Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet13664,175crash052
383945   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge8863,975handling049
392050   Todd Bodine Arnold Development Companies   (Don Arnold)Dodge6663,765steering046
404102   Hermie Sadler SCORE Motorsports   (Hermie Sadler)Ford3863,550rear end043
414394   Stanton Barrett AmericInn / Racer's Edge   (Dave Watson)Ford3063,355vibration040
424098   Larry Gunselman Mach One Inc.   (William Edwards)Ford2663,170suspension037
434272   Kirk Shelmerdine Vote for Bush   (Kirk Shelmerdine)Ford363,212clutch034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Hermie Sadler02engine change
Kirk Shelmerdine72engine change
Stanton Barrett94engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Mike Garvey75Jani-KingRandall HaefeleDodge
45Mike Wallace35Gary Keller RacingGary KellerChevrolet
46Carl Long00Buyer's Choice Auto WarrantiesRaynard McGlynnChevrolet
47Morgan Shepherd89Racing With Jesus / Red Line OilMorgan ShepherdDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
243   debrisnone
51612  
17193   #99 spun frontstretch#43
20141122  
1421509   debris#8
1511522  
1531564   #97,48 accident backstretch#6
15719741  
1982036   #41 accident turn 2#32
2042096  
2102134   #12 spun frontstretch#25
2142141  
2152173   #48 accident backstretch#99
21824124  
2422454   #9 spun backstretch#31
2462516  
2522543   #31 spun turn 4#2
25526713  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.6%             Average green flag run: 22.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Nemechek144
  Jeremy Mayfield51612
  Kasey Kahne17193
  Jeremy Mayfield206243
  Greg Biffle637311
  Jeremy Mayfield74741
  Ryan Newman75762
  Ricky Rudd77782
  Kurt Busch79791
  Kasey Kahne8011031
  Greg Biffle11113020
  Jeremy Mayfield1311311
  Ryan Newman1321376
  Dale Jarrett1381392
  Kasey Kahne1401434
  Jeremy Mayfield14415815
  Casey Mears15917214
  Greg Biffle17319523
  Dale Jarrett1961972
  Kasey Kahne1981981
  Terry Labonte1991991
  Greg Biffle20020910
  Jamie McMurray21022819
  Elliott Sadler2292302
  Joe Nemechek23126737

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kurt Busch 5685    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5656   -29  
3   Jeff Gordon 5606   -79  
4   Elliott Sadler 5542   -143  
5   Mark Martin 5535   -150  
6   Tony Stewart 5512   -173  
7   Matt Kenseth 5505   -180  
8   Ryan Newman 5453   -232  
9   Jimmie Johnson 5438   -247  
10   Jeremy Mayfield 5428   -257  
11   Jamie McMurray 3736   -1949  
12   Dale Jarrett 3654   -2031  
13   Kevin Harvick 3607   -2078  
14   Kasey Kahne 3549   -2136  
15   Bobby Labonte 3540   -2145  
16   Michael Waltrip 3279   -2406  
17   Rusty Wallace 3219   -2466  
18   Greg Biffle 3182   -2503  
19   Jeff Burton 3175   -2510  
20   Casey Mears 3156   -2529  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 4158    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4157   -1  
3   Kurt Busch 3974   -184  
4   Jimmie Johnson 3935   -223  
5   Tony Stewart 3887   -271  
6   Elliott Sadler 3833   -325  
7   Matt Kenseth 3812   -346  
8   Jamie McMurray 3736   -422  
9   Mark Martin 3733   -425  
10   Dale Jarrett 3654   -504  
11   Ryan Newman 3634   -524  
12   Jeremy Mayfield 3611   -547  
13   Kevin Harvick 3607   -551  
14   Kasey Kahne 3549   -609  
15   Bobby Labonte 3540   -618  
16   Michael Waltrip 3279   -879  
17   Rusty Wallace 3219   -939  
18   Greg Biffle 3182   -976  
19   Jeff Burton 3175   -983  
20   Casey Mears 3156   -1002