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2003 Tropicana 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 36
Sunday, July 13, 2003 at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:59:15
Average Speed: 134.059 mph
Pole Speed: 184.786 mph
Cautions: 7 for 36 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.633 sec
Attendance: 85,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
2 120   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet267213,468running80180
11412   Ryan Newman Mobil 1 / Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge267191,000running67180
4 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267158,178running47165
171129   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet266104,028running4692
3 648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267134,575running25170
51215   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet267100,975running1160
81042   Jamie McMurray Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge26777,375running1147
62799   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford267114,092running0150
73531   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267106,812running0146
9 838   Elliott Sadler M&M's Groovy Summer   (Yates Racing)Ford267108,375running0138
10 519   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26785,075running0134
11 39   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge267106,908running0130
122417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford26687,725running0127
133721   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford26694,475running0124
14136   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford266103,883running0121
15285   Terry Labonte got milk? / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26696,356running0118
16151   Jeff Green Pennzoil Synthetic   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet26689,937running0115
183610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac26594,700running0109
193022   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge265100,106running0106
20 716   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford26569,650running0103
211940   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge265107,650running0100
222974   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet26563,450running097
23217   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge26582,550running094
243823   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Dodge26579,325running091
252632   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac26584,925running088
262330   Steve Park America Online / Kraft 100 Years   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet26573,725running085
274145   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge26473,425running082
284349   Ken Schrader 1-800-Call-ATT   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge26373,614running079
294243   Christian Fittipaldi Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge263100,303running076
303388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford263108,063running073
31 977   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford26269,575running070
32222   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite / Miller Time Live Goo Goo Dolls   (Roger Penske)Dodge24996,042running067
333954   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford23762,075transmission064
34 441   Casey Mears Fuji Film / Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge23268,975crash061
35204   Johnny Sauter Kodak   (Larry McClure)Pontiac21360,775running058
361818   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries / Advair   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet212105,658crash055
374001   Mike Wallace USG Sheetrock   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac21160,375crash052
38168   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser / MLB All-Star Game   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet206101,092crash049
393297   Kurt Busch Irwin / Lennox / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford12479,985engine046
40340   Jack Sprague NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Pontiac11759,785engine043
413114   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge8859,590crash040
421725   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4559,395engine037
432537   Derrike Cope GBROnline.com   (Derrike Cope)Chevrolet659,457transmission034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Derrike Cope37backup car
Jimmie Johnson48engine change
Larry Foyt14engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jason Keller81Kraft Foods 100th AnniversaryDale Earnhardt, Inc.Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
18282  
83864   debris 
87915  
92954   #14 accident turn 4 
9610611  
1071137   debris 
11412714  
1281314   oil on track 
13220877  
2092124   #8 accident turn 2 
2132142  
2152228   #10,18,01,30,9,31,41 accident turn 4 
22323412  
2352395   #41 accident turn 2 
24026728  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.5%             Average green flag run: 28.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Stewart16060
  Kevin Harvick61644
  Michael Waltrip65651
  Tony Stewart668318
  Kevin Harvick8410421
  Tony Stewart1051062
  Kevin Harvick10712721
  Jeff Gordon12817346
  Jimmie Johnson17418815
  Jamie McMurray1891891
  Ryan Newman1901989
  Jimmie Johnson19920810
  Jeff Gordon2092091
  Ryan Newman21026758

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 2678    
2   Jeff Gordon 2513   -165  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2420   -258  
4   Bobby Labonte 2351   -327  
5   Michael Waltrip 2294   -384  
6   Jimmie Johnson 2249   -429  
7   Kevin Harvick 2141   -537  
8   Tony Stewart 2129   -549  
9   Kurt Busch 2113   -565  
10   Sterling Marlin 2098   -580  
11   Rusty Wallace 2086   -592  
12   Mark Martin 2070   -608  
13   Jeff Burton 2057   -621  
14   Terry Labonte 2028   -650  
15   Robby Gordon 2023   -655  
16   Ryan Newman 2013   -665  
17   Ricky Craven 1919   -759  
18   Elliott Sadler 1911   -767  
19   Bill Elliott 1902   -776  
20   Greg Biffle 1810   -868