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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 30 of 34
Sunday, October 15, 2000 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:06
Average speed: 165.681 mph
Pole speed: 190.279 mph
Cautions: 3 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: .119 sec
Attendance: 170000
Lead changes: 49

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1203   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188135900running34180
2 755   Kenny Wallace Square D / Halo   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet18898170running0170
3 133   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes / Charlie Daniels Band   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet18885685running0165
4 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18882100running26165
5175   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18873700running4160
62431   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18862450running3155
7276   Mark Martin Zerex / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford18862350running8151
8382   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford18859500running1147
94327   Mike Bliss Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac18846770running4143
103617   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford18865100running2139
111128   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford18852930running0130
12 618   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac18859450running7132
13 425   Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18851730running3129
14 38   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet18849260running28126
151288   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford18866185running0118
163144   Steve Grissom Hot Wheels   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac18851250running0115
172521   Elliott Sadler Citgo Supergard Retro 1987   (Wood Brothers)Ford18851185running0112
183997   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford18850280running0109
19101   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet18850000running0106
201543   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac18857960running1108
212860   Rich Bickle Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet18851260running0100
222122   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Pontiac18855750running1102
23139   Stacy Compton Kodiak / Cougar   (Mark Melling)Ford18841070running299
24 294   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford18859290running40101
254177   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford18840910running088
264211   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets   (Brett Bodine)Ford18837135running085
27 520   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac18756465running1287
283393   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac18736945running079
293799   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford18756875running076
302650   Ricky Craven Midwest Transit   (Hal Hicks / Mike Witters)Chevrolet18738105running073
312914   Rick Mast Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac18736715running070
323001   Ted Musgrave BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet18647820engine172
332310   Johnny Benson, Jr. Aaron's Rents / RCA   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac18639640running064
34187   Michael Waltrip NationsRent   (Jim Smith)Chevrolet18647495running166
353466   Darrell Waltrip Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford18639620running058
36194   Bobby Hamilton Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet16746935crash360
371436   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac16636400engine657
382226   Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart / Route 66   (Travis Carter)Ford13444350handling049
393532   Scott Pruett Tide / Alabama Crimson Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford12036300engine046
40 971   Dave Marcis RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet10136225engine148
413240   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet8144175engine040
424012   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1 / World Series 2000   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford6944125engine037
431616   Kevin Lepage FamilyClick.com / TV Guide   (Jack Roush)Ford2044086ignition034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeff Gordon24backup car
Steve Grissom44driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Wally Dallenbach, Jr.75WCWDarwin OordtFord
45Blaise Alexander91EricssonJoe FalkChevrolet
46Hut Stricklin90Hills Brothers CoffeeJunie DonlaveyFord
DCKyle Petty44Hot WheelsPetty EnterprisesPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1104104  
1051084   #71 stalled turn 4 
1091157  
1161194   debris 
12016849  
1691735   #4,6,27,60 accident tri-oval 
17418815  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.9%             Average green flag run: 43.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.111
  Dave Marcis221
  Tony Stewart31210
  Jeff Gordon13142
  Dale Earnhardt15195
  Mike Skinner20212
  Jeff Gordon22221
  Dale Earnhardt23275
  Jeff Gordon28281
  Dale Earnhardt294113
  Bill Elliott42487
  Mark Martin49502
  Michael Waltrip51511
  Bill Elliott528433
  Bobby Hamilton85851
  Jeff Gordon86883
  Bobby Hamilton89891
  Jeff Gordon90901
  Mark Martin91911
  Jeff Gordon92921
  Bobby Hamilton93931
  Tony Stewart94952
  Jerry Nadeau96961
  Dale Earnhardt97993
  Ward Burton1001001
  Stacy Compton1011022
  Ted Musgrave1031031
  Jeff Gordon1041085
  Dale Earnhardt1091135
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1141152
  Mike Bliss1161194
  Rusty Wallace1201201
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1211211
  Matt Kenseth1221221
  Bobby Labonte1231297
  Jerry Nadeau1301301
  Ken Schrader1311366
  Terry Labonte1371404
  Dale Earnhardt1411411
  Jerry Nadeau1421421
  Matt Kenseth1431431
  Mark Martin1441485
  Jeff Gordon1491557
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.15616914
  Jeff Gordon1701745
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.17518410
  John Andretti1851851
  Mike Skinner1861861
  Dale Earnhardt1871882

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Labonte 4537    
2   Dale Earnhardt 4327   -210  
3   Jeff Burton 4229   -308  
4   Dale Jarrett 4135   -402  
5   Ricky Rudd 4102   -435  
6   Tony Stewart 4064   -473  
7   Mark Martin 3999   -538  
8   Rusty Wallace 3955   -582  
9   Jeff Gordon 3729   -808  
10   Ward Burton 3667   -870  
11   Mike Skinner 3393   -1144  
12   Steve Park 3357   -1180  
13   Matt Kenseth 3348   -1189  
14   Johnny Benson, Jr. 3259   -1278  
15   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3146   -1391  
16   Joe Nemechek 3112   -1425  
17   Ken Schrader 3094   -1443  
18   Terry Labonte 3072   -1465  
19   Sterling Marlin 2954   -1583  
20   Bill Elliott 2840   -1697