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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 5 of 32
Saturday, March 18, 2000 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
147 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (200.802 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:08
Average speed: 113.519 mph
Pole speed: 167.038 mph
Cautions: 5 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: .192 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 160   Mark Martin Winn-Dixie   (Jack Roush)Ford14740475running60180
2 317   Matt Kenseth Visine   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet14735775running2175
3 29   Jeff Burton NorthernLight.com   (Jack Roush)Ford14720325running66175
42010   Jeff Green Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Chevrolet14726795running0160
51866   Todd Bodine Phillips 66   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet14717745running0155
6 653   Hank Parker, Jr. Team Marines   (Hank Parker, Sr.)Chevrolet14715720running0150
7 434   David Green AFG Glass   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet14713245running3151
8253   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet14718840running0142
9 598   Elton Sawyer Lysol   (Brad Akins)Ford14717580running0138
101935   Lyndon Amick Powertel   (Bill Amick)Chevrolet14716220running0134
112736   Tim Fedewa Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Chevrolet14712760running0130
123837   Kevin Grubb Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet14712725running0127
132321   Mike Dillon Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet14712295running0124
144057   Jason Keller Excedrin   (Bob Campbell)Chevrolet14716160running0121
15282   Kevin Harvick AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet14711875running0118
163245   Adam Petty Sprint   (Kyle Petty)Chevrolet14711890running0115
17 931   Steve Park Whelen Engineering   (Ted Marsh)Chevrolet1478500running0112
18101   Randy LaJoie Bob Evans   (James Finch)Chevrolet14716370running0109
192442   Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth Mobility   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet1478435running0106
203759   Phil Parsons Kingsford / Alltel   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet14712125running12108
213933   Tony Raines Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet14711340running0100
222143   Jay Sauter Quality Farm & Country   (Mike Curb)Chevrolet14711305running097
232990   Mike Stefanik Coyne Textiles   (Frederick Maggio)Chevrolet1478220running094
241577   Chad Chaffin Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford14711200running091
254300   Buckshot Jones Cheez-It   (Billy Jones)Pontiac14711255running088
264261   Hut Stricklin IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Pontiac14710135running085
271374   P.J. Jones BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet1468110running487
28 881   Blaise Alexander Tracfone / NWO   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet14610095running079
293391   Rich Bickle Aqua Velva   (Rich Bickle)Pontiac1468075running076
302226   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Baywatch   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet1468155running073
311425   Kenny Wallace Lance   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet14510035running070
32355   Dick Trickle Schneider National   (Jimmy Spencer)Chevrolet14410015running067
33 748   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet14214495running064
343097   Anthony Lazzaro McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford1397975running061
353696   Gus Wasson Island Oasis   (Beau Petty)Chevrolet1357955crash058
361692   Jimmie Johnson Alltel   (William Herzog)Chevrolet1347910running055
373118   Jason Leffler MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac1339885crash052
381146   Ashton Lewis Porter-Cable   (Ashton Lewis, Sr.)Chevrolet1287870brakes049
393455   Michael Ritch University of Florida   (Jerry Davis)Ford1267850crash046
401263   Mark Green Exxon Superflo   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet1269830running043
412630   Hermie Sadler Little Trees   (George Debidart)Chevrolet1167805crash040
424127   Casey Atwood Castrol GTX   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet11514285crash037
431720   Mike Borkowski AT&T   (Bill Davis)Pontiac207775crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jason Jarrett11RayovacBrett FavrePontiac
45Dave Steele82ChanellockFelix SabatesChevrolet
46Terry Labonte44Slim JimTerry LabonteChevrolet
47Wayne Grubb83Link-Belt ConstructionWilliam GrubbChevrolet
48Ricky Hendrick24GMACJeff GordonChevrolet
49Shane Hall0Ohio State UniversityBrent BushuChevrolet
50Bobby Hillin, Jr.8KleenexRobert HayesChevrolet
51Jeff Purvis4Porter-CableJoe GibbsPontiac
52Morgan Shepherd19Kobalt Tools / Team YellowDavid RidlingChevrolet
53Tony Roper50Dr. PepperJoe WashingtonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22254   #20 spun frontstretch 
264924  
50534   debris turns 1/2 
547219  
73797   #25 accident turn 4 
8010526  
1061094   #5,55,92 accident turn 4 
1101167  
1171237   #27,92,30,45,18,96,90 accident turn 2 
12414724  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.7%             Average green flag run: 20.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin111
  Jeff Burton221
  Mark Martin331
  Jeff Burton463
  David Green793
  Mark Martin10112
  Jeff Burton12121
  Mark Martin13186
  Jeff Burton19224
  Mark Martin23264
  Jeff Burton27271
  Matt Kenseth28292
  Jeff Burton304011
  Mark Martin415414
  Jeff Burton55639
  Mark Martin64696
  Jeff Burton70734
  Phil Parsons748512
  Jeff Burton8610419
  Mark Martin1051062
  P.J. Jones1071104
  Jeff Burton11112313
  Mark Martin12414724

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 823    
2   Mark Martin 725   -98  
3   Todd Bodine 683   -140  
4   Randy LaJoie 666   -157  
5   Jeff Green 646   -177  
6   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 641   -182  
7   David Green 597   -226  
8   Mike Dillon 577   -246  
9   Phil Parsons 573   -250  
10   Kevin Grubb 560   -263  
11   Hank Parker, Jr. 554   -269  
12   Elton Sawyer 535   -288  
13   Tony Raines 533   -290  
14   Jeff Burton 515   -308  
15   Jason Keller 503   -320  
16   Kevin Harvick 463   -360  
17   Adam Petty 449   -374  
18   Dick Trickle 440   -383  
19   Lyndon Amick 438   -385  
20   Buckshot Jones 430   -393