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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 9 of 32
Saturday, April 15, 2000 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
113 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (300.580 miles)

Time of race: 1:57:13
Average speed: 153.859 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 3 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: .224 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13587   Joe Nemechek Cellular One   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet11338125running32185
23000   Buckshot Jones Cheez-It   (Billy Jones)Pontiac11338025running17175
3174   Jeff Purvis Porter-Cable   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac11331350running9170
43226   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Baywatch   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet11321025running0160
5 410   Jeff Green Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Chevrolet11329875running1160
62761   Hut Stricklin IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Pontiac11320125running0150
72463   Mark Green Exxon Superflo   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet11320950running0146
83344   Terry Labonte Slim Jim   (Terry Labonte)Chevrolet11315525running0142
92642   Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth Mobility   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet11316800running0138
104120   Mike Borkowski AT&T   (Bill Davis)Pontiac11320125running0134
111225   Kenny Wallace Lance   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet11314850running3135
123145   Adam Petty Sprint   (Kyle Petty)Chevrolet11318125running0127
134255   Michael Ritch University of Florida   (Jerry Davis)Ford11314000running0124
142348   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet11322375running0121
15 737   Kevin Grubb Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet11316100running0118
16 82   Kevin Harvick AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11315625running0115
171827   Casey Atwood Castrol GTX   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet11322250running0112
181198   Elton Sawyer Lysol   (Brad Akins)Ford11321875running0109
193839   Andy Kirby Williams Travel Centers   (Todd Wilkerson)Chevrolet11313250running0106
20 63   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet11320175running29108
21 217   Matt Kenseth Visine   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet11317650running15105
221057   Jason Keller Excedrin   (Bob Campbell)Chevrolet11320325running097
231359   Phil Parsons Kingsford / Alltel   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet11315675running094
243950   Tony Roper Dr. Pepper   (Joe Washington)Chevrolet11312550running091
25 166   Todd Bodine Phillips 66   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet11315500running193
262977   Chad Chaffin Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford11214275running085
271543   Jay Sauter Quality Farm & Country   (Mike Curb)Chevrolet11014150running082
282518   Jason Leffler MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac10912025running079
292892   Jimmie Johnson Alltel   (William Herzog)Chevrolet10811900running076
302081   Blaise Alexander Tracfone / WCW   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9813775crash073
312236   Tim Fedewa Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Chevrolet8214575crash070
323482   Derrick Gilchrist Channellock   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet7611525engine067
331433   Tony Raines Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet6814500crash169
341921   Mike Dillon Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet6714475running061
352135   Lyndon Amick Powertel / Mitsubishi Wireless   (Bill Amick)Chevrolet6513450crash058
36 31   Randy LaJoie Bob Evans   (James Finch)Chevrolet6018925crash560
37165   Dick Trickle Schneider National   (Jimmy Spencer)Chevrolet6014400crash052
383619   P.J. Jones Pameco / Yellow Freight / Kobalt   (David Ridling)Chevrolet3611375engine049
393711   Jason Jarrett Rayovac   (Brett Favre)Pontiac2811350crash046
40 534   David Green AFG Glass   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet2814325crash043
41 953   Hank Parker, Jr. Team Marines   (Hank Parker, Sr.)Chevrolet2514300crash040
424316   David Starr 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Pontiac1811275crash037
434051   Matt Hutter Phoenix Construction   (James Finch)Chevrolet1811250crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jason Jarrett11backup car
Matt Kenseth17backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Bobby Hillin, Jr.8KleenexRobert HayesChevrolet
45Anthony Lazzaro97McDonald'sCal WellsFord
46Chad Little30Little TreesGeorge DebidartChevrolet
47Kelly Denton75Food Country USACharlie HendersonChevrolet
48Johnny Rumley0Ohio State UniversityBrent BushuChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11919  
20234   #4,11,16,21,34,51,53 accident turn 3 
246138  
62687   #1,5,18,33,35,36,37 accident turn 2 
699931  
1001034   #81 spun turn 4 
10411310  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.3%             Average green flag run: 24.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Todd Bodine111
  Randy LaJoie232
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.43229
  Kenny Wallace33342
  Matt Kenseth35351
  Randy LaJoie36383
  Joe Nemechek39413
  Matt Kenseth425110
  Tony Raines52521
  Jeff Purvis53619
  Joe Nemechek628322
  Matt Kenseth84863
  Kenny Wallace87871
  Buckshot Jones8810417
  Matt Kenseth1051051
  Jeff Green1061061
  Joe Nemechek1071137

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Green 1273    
2   Todd Bodine 1249   -24  
3   Randy LaJoie 1208   -65  
4   Matt Kenseth 1190   -83  
5   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 1135   -138  
6   David Green 1102   -171  
7   Kevin Grubb 1050   -223  
8   Elton Sawyer 974   -299  
9   Kevin Harvick 971   -302  
10   Jason Keller 965   -308  
11   Phil Parsons 916   -357  
12   Hank Parker, Jr. 909   -364  
13   Mark Martin 905   -368  
13   Jeff Purvis 905   -368  
15   Tony Raines 872   -401  
16   Casey Atwood 843   -430  
17   Jay Sauter 837   -436  
18   Dick Trickle 822   -451  
19   Buckshot Jones 800   -473  
20   Mark Green 793   -480