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2002 Gatorade 200


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 25 of 34
Saturday, August 31, 2002 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
147 laps* on a 1.366 mile paved track (200.8 miles)

Time of race: 1:05:33
Average Speed: 92.525 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2002 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
3 521   Jeff Green Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet7424,475running3170
5 324   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet7419,825running0155
91633   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet7415,680running0138
11 848   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 / Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet7415,760running0130
131337   Kevin Lepage Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet7419,965running0124
142054   Kevin Grubb Toys R Us   (Rick Goodwin)Chevrolet7414,180running0121
162763   Shane Hall Greased Lightning   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet7412,460running0115
171292   Todd Bodine Excedrin   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet7419,525running0112
191719   Tim Sauter AP Performance Racing   (Alec Pinsonneault)Chevrolet7413,955running0106
20117   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Winn-Dixie   (Ed Evans)Chevrolet7419,845running0103
211459   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Johnsonville   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet7413,960running0100
22291   Jimmy Spencer Yellow   (James Finch)Chevrolet7312,305running7102
232446   Ashton Lewis Civil Air Patrol   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet7313,990running094
244091   Stanton Barrett Odoban / Bojangles'   (Stanton Barrett)Chevrolet739,700running091
25152   Johnny Sauter AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet7319,175running088
262314   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet7311,635running085
282512   Kerry Earnhardt Hot Tamales   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet7211,595running079
292247   Shane Hmiel Mike's Hard Lemonade   (George Debidart)Chevrolet7111,575running076
31430   Kertus Davis Davis Motorsports   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet689,510running070
32 927   Jamie McMurray Williams Travel Centers   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet6511,490crash067
33215   Ricky Hendrick GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet5611,470running064
343444   Mike Harmon Race-Ready Communications   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet529,450handling061
353194   Larry Gunselman Waterloo Tool Storage   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet449,410handling163
363684   Brian Weber Enzyme Solutions   (Brian Weber)Chevrolet419,390handling055
381826   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet3211,350camshaft049
393932   Dan Pardus Outdoor Channel   (James Gardner)Chevrolet309,325engine046
403216   Chad Chaffin 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet309,305engine043
43414   Phil Bonifield Copperfield Realtors   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet139,256handling034
122666   Casey Mears Phillips 66   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge7415,425running0127
151936   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge7414,245running0118
373540   Brian Vickers EMP / U.S. Army   (Clyde Vickers)Dodge409,370overheating052
1339   Jeff Burton Gain / Febreeze / Swiffer   (Jack Roush)Ford7432,950running31180
2 257   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Keith Barnwell)Ford7439,720running0170
4 160   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford7428,545running32170
61025   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford7423,625running0150
10 610   Scott Riggs Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford7423,020running0134
183898   Kasey Kahne Channellock   (Yates Racing)Ford749,970running0109
273049   Derrike Cope Petro Express   (Jay Robinson)Ford739,715running082
302877   Jimmy Kitchens Moy Racing   (Joe Reilly)Ford709,640running073
423752   Brad Teague Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Ford229,265engine037
7 423   Scott Wimmer Siemens   (Bill Davis)Pontiac7416,050running0146
8 718   Mike McLaughlin MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac7421,540running0142
414293   Bill Hoff Hoff Motorsports   (Jeffrey Shutt)Pontiac249,285engine040
* Race shortened to 74 laps due to rain.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ashton Lewis, Jr.46pitted during pace laps

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Gus Wasson96Cycle PlusJulian BurgessChevrolet
45Ron Young71Jerry YoungChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
199   rain 
10178  
18203   #32 spun turn 4 
213111  
32354   #5,12 accident turn 4 
366732  
68747   #27 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 31.1%             Average green flag run: 17.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle13232
  Larry Gunselman33331
  Jimmy Spencer34407
  Jeff Green41433
  Jeff Burton447431

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 3586    
2   Jason Keller 3507   -79  
3   Jack Sprague 3279   -307  
4   Scott Wimmer 3264   -322  
5   Scott Riggs 3207   -379  
6   Mike McLaughlin 3147   -439  
7   Kenny Wallace 3095   -491  
8   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 3053   -533  
9   Jamie McMurray 3013   -573  
10   Randy LaJoie 3005   -581  
11   Stacy Compton 2819   -767  
12   Tony Raines 2772   -814  
13   Tim Sauter 2643   -943  
14   Hank Parker, Jr. 2612   -974  
15   Todd Bodine 2607   -979  
16   Johnny Sauter 2588   -998  
17   Shane Hmiel 2413   -1173  
18   Kevin Grubb 2410   -1176  
19   Larry Foyt 2405   -1181  
20   Ashton Lewis 2351   -1235