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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 36
Sunday, August 5, 2001 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:30
Average speed: 130.79 mph
Pole speed: 179.666 mph
Cautions: 7 for 28 laps
Margin of victory: .943 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12724   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160428452running29180
2 840   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge160297985running25175
32610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline / James Dean   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac160223300running0165
4372   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford160235140running0160
53497   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford160190300running1160
61922   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge160176720running0150
7131   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet160183078running39156
8 29   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge160161738running6147
9 732   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford160126610running0138
10368   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet160161833running10139
111129   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet160165112running18135
12 688   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford160153587running0127
13 126   Jimmy Spencer Kmart   (Travis Carter)Ford160134130running16129
143043   John Andretti Honey Nut Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge160140087running0121
151518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac160162187running6123
162299   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford160146006running4120
17 920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac160119060running3117
181612   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford160139644running0109
19355   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160131990running0106
202033   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet160130330running0103
213130   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16094160running0100
22256   Mark Martin Viagra / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford160137011running097
233821   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford160119146running094
241066   Todd Bodine Kmart Blue Light Special   (Travis Carter)Ford15993935running091
251415   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet159100535running088
262901   Jason Leffler Cingular Wireless   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge159104400running085
273955   Bobby Hamilton Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet15998710running082
284036   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac159100685running079
293290   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Junie Donlavey)Ford15986110running076
304231   Robby Gordon Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet159121434running073
31 502   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Ford15987460running375
321750   Rich Bickle Speedway Records   (Hal Hicks / Mike Witters)Chevrolet15984610running067
333392   Stacy Compton Kodiak   (Mark Melling)Dodge15986860running064
342814   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac15884110running061
352177   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford15891835running058
364344   Buckshot Jones Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge15891735running055
371811   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets / Red Cell   (Brett Bodine)Ford15883635running052
384125   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet13591535crash049
39 428   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford107114982running046
402493   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Dodge10083335crash043
41 319   Casey Atwood Dodge / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge38100735overheating040
422317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford291135crash037
431296   Andy Houston McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford183281crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage4Kodak FilmsLarry McClureChevrolet
45Derrike Cope37IWX Motor FreightDerrike CopePontiac
46Mike Wallace7NationsRentJim SmithFord
47Hermie Sadler13Virginia LotteryHermie SadlerChevrolet
48Ed Berrier95Shoney's InnSadler BrothersFord
49David Keith57CLRTed CampbellFord
50Rick Mast27Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer'sJack BirminghamPontiac
51Dave Marcis71Team RealtreeDave MarcisChevrolet
52Kyle Petty45SprintPetty EnterprisesDodge
53Shawna Robinson84TropicanaMichael KranefussFord
54Andy Hillenburg49BAM RacingBeth Ann MorgenthauPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
375   #77,96,17,6,8,36 accident turn 2 
82114  
22254   debris 
26327  
33353   #02 accident turn 4 
36361  
37404   oil frontstretch 
417535  
76794   debris 
8013152  
1321354   debris 
1361383  
1391424   #25 accident turn 3 
14316018  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 16.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Spencer11616
  Bill Elliott17226
  Ryan Newman23253
  Kevin Harvick264318
  Sterling Marlin446219
  Steve Park63631
  Kurt Busch64641
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.65706
  Bobby Labonte71722
  Jeff Burton73764
  Tony Stewart77793
  Steve Park8010425
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1051084
  Jeff Gordon1091124
  Bobby Labonte1131164
  Sterling Marlin1171182
  Steve Park11913113
  Sterling Marlin1321354
  Jeff Gordon13616025

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3027    
2   Dale Jarrett 2867   -160  
3   Ricky Rudd 2848   -179  
4   Tony Stewart 2708   -319  
5   Sterling Marlin 2704   -323  
6   Rusty Wallace 2652   -375  
7   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2592   -435  
8   Bobby Labonte 2561   -466  
9   Kevin Harvick 2557   -470  
10   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2518   -509  
11   Steve Park 2436   -591  
12   Mark Martin 2422   -605  
13   Jimmy Spencer 2389   -638  
14   Matt Kenseth 2354   -673  
15   Jeff Burton 2278   -749  
15   Bill Elliott 2278   -749  
17   Ward Burton 2174   -853  
18   Elliott Sadler 2162   -865  
19   Bobby Hamilton 2138   -889  
20   Ken Schrader 2063   -964