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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 0.750 mile paved track (300.000 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: .159 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet400118850running31180
2305   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40085925running27175
31888   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford40078525running0165
4 628   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford40063025running0160
5 12   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford40068625running227165
61322   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Pontiac40057775running12155
72999   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford40051900running0146
8 720   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac40049350running69147
91094   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford40042450running0138
10313   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40052800running19139
11 21   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet40041050running0130
123436   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac40041525running0127
13 460   Geoffrey Bodine Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet40041750running0124
141524   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40046850running0121
153717   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford40041660running0118
16 875   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Redcell Batteries   (Darwin Oordt)Ford40030275running0115
172226   Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford40038675running0112
181243   John Andretti STP / Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac40043825running0109
19387   Michael Waltrip NationsRent   (Jim Mattei)Chevrolet40037000running0106
201655   Kenny Wallace Square D / Cooper Lighting   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet40041575running0103
213916   Kevin Lepage FamilyClick.com   (Jack Roush)Ford40037025running0100
22199   Stacy Compton Kodiak / Cougar   (Mark Melling)Ford40028900running097
231733   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet39936000running094
244221   Elliott Sadler Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39835775running196
252310   Johnny Benson, Jr. Lycos.com   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac39827925running088
26 918   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac39644000running085
273532   Scott Pruett Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford39224075running082
284144   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac39035050running079
292140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet38934825running076
304025   Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet38934700running073
31244   Bobby Hamilton Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet37234650rear end070
32116   Mark Martin Valvoline MaxLife / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford36241600crash372
33 331   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet35431550running1069
343293   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac33923500running061
352777   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford32723450running058
362012   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford32331400running055
373613   Robby Gordon Burger King / Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas   (John Menard)Ford28223350brakes052
382811   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets   (Brett Bodine)Ford28023300engine049
392697   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford27331225crash151
401450   Ricky Craven Midwest Transit   (Hal Hicks / Mike Witters)Chevrolet23923150crash043
414327   Mike Bliss Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac17023100crash040
422542   Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet17031055crash037
433391   Todd Bodine Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet4223000crash034

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

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
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