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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 34
Sunday, April 2, 2000 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:49:12
Average Speed: 131.152 mph
Pole Speed: 192.137 mph
Cautions: 12 for 62 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.920 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2000 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 48   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334374,675running106185
7173   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334108,750running0146
8 15   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334116,350running3147
121131   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33487,325running1132
16424   Bobby Hamilton Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet33273,200running1120
172742   Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet33278,500running1117
19 61   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet33275,600running6111
213255   Kenny Wallace Square D / Cooper Lighting   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet33175,400running0100
252324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32076,150running088
282860   Dick Trickle Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet31761,900running079
29217   Michael Waltrip NationsRent   (Jim Mattei)Chevrolet30060,300engine181
343940   Sterling Marlin Coors Light / John Wayne Cancer Institute   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet27953,425engine061
371233   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet25347,825crash257
403345   Adam Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet21538,675engine043
412941   Gary Bradberry Big Daddy's BBQ Sauce   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet16538,625crash040
43 825   Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11046,525crash034
23799   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford334259,550running37175
4192   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford334155,450running58165
5 216   Kevin Lepage FamilyClick.com   (Jack Roush)Ford334128,800running18160
63112   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford334106,650running18155
102028   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford334105,125running9139
11106   Mark Martin Valvoline MaxLife / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford33493,525running0130
131697   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford33484,025running0124
154126   Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford33385,200running2123
232511   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets   (Brett Bodine)Ford33059,700running094
243066   Darrell Waltrip Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford32861,100running091
264377   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford31858,400engine085
27 332   Scott Pruett Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford31852,700running1387
302294   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford29759,450running073
311317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford28857,050crash070
33 588   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford28568,550running1869
351890   Ed Berrier Hills Brothers Coffee   (Junie Donlavey)Ford27041,900engine058
36159   Stacy Compton Kodiak / Cougar   (Mark Melling)Ford25540,850running055
393521   Elliott Sadler Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford22146,725running046
31418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac334186,500running40170
93820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac33499,225running0138
14 922   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Pontiac33493,525running0121
183636   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac33268,800running0109
203414   Rick Mast Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac33166,200running0103
222493   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac33160,700running097
324043   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac28762,975running067
38 727   Jeff Fuller Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac23338,775crash049
422610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Lycos.com   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac14338,575crash037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Robby Gordon13Menards / DuracellJohn MenardFord
45Dave Marcis71Team RealtreeDave MarcisChevrolet
46Wally Dallenbach, Jr.75RotoZip ToolsDarwin OordtFord
47Kyle Petty44Hot WheelsPetty EnterprisesPontiac
48Todd Bodine91LJ RacingJoe FalkChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18225   #32 accident frontstretch 
238765  
88914   #9 accident turn 4 
9211120  
1121187   #24,94,25 accident turn 2 
1191191  
1201289   #40 spun frontstretch 
12914517  
1461516   #10,43 accident backstretch 
1521565  
1571593   debris turn 3 
16016910  
1701745   #41 accident turn 4 
17523763  
2382436   #27 spun turn 2 
2442463  
2472515   #88 accident turn 2 
2522543  
2552595   #14,33 accident turn 4 
26027415  
2752784   oil backstretch 
27929012  
2912955   #17 accident turn 3 
29633439  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.2%             Average green flag run: 20.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte133
  Scott Pruett41613
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.17193
  Bobby Hamilton20201
  Joe Nemechek21222
  Mike Skinner23231
  Rusty Wallace247653
  Bobby Labonte77826
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.83831
  Jeff Burton84841
  Kevin Lepage85851
  Jimmy Spencer86872
  Bobby Labonte8811225
  Kenny Irwin, Jr.1131131
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.11414633
  Michael Waltrip1471471
  Dale Jarrett1481514
  Rusty Wallace1521521
  Dale Jarrett1531553
  Rusty Wallace1561594
  Dale Jarrett16017011
  Ricky Rudd1711799
  Jeremy Mayfield18019718
  Jeff Burton19823336
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2342341
  Kevin Lepage23525117
  Bobby Labonte2522609
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.26127515
  Steve Park2762816
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.28233453

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Labonte 1114    
2   Mark Martin 1030   -84  
3   Ward Burton 1024   -90  
4   Dale Earnhardt 959   -155  
5   Rusty Wallace 940   -174  
6   Jeff Burton 934   -180  
7   Ricky Rudd 907   -207  
8   Dale Jarrett 895   -219  
9   Terry Labonte 878   -236  
10   Jeremy Mayfield 848   -266  
11   Tony Stewart 838   -276  
12   Jeff Gordon 809   -305  
13   Chad Little 805   -309  
14   Bill Elliott 791   -323  
15   Ken Schrader 762   -352  
16   Mike Skinner 762   -352  
17   Sterling Marlin 745   -369  
18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 727   -387  
19   Steve Park 720   -394  
20   Matt Kenseth 707   -407