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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 1 of 33
Saturday, February 17, 2001 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
120 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:13:11
Average speed: 135.152 mph
Pole speed: 186.966 mph
Cautions: 6 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 27   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Winn-Dixie   (Ed Evans)Pontiac12096270running12180
2122   Kevin Harvick AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet12075975running0170
31817   Matt Kenseth Visine   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet12060175running0165
41410   Jeff Green Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford12058200running1165
53492   Jimmie Johnson Excedrin   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet12047075running0155
61620   Mike McLaughlin World Vision   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac12040200running0150
71957   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Bob Campbell)Ford12043250running0146
82048   Kenny Wallace Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet12031575running0142
93274   Chad Little Staff America   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet12030325running0138
10 761   Tim Sauter Stoops Freightliner   (Steve Coulter)Pontiac12032025running0134
11 627   Jamie McMurray Williams Travel Centers   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac12030425running0130
124163   Shane Hall Lance Snacks   (Hubert Hensley)Ford12029800running0127
133011   Marty Houston Channellock   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet12027350running0124
143936   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Scott Welliver)Chevrolet12037725running0121
15 523   Scott Wimmer Jani-King   (Bill Davis)Pontiac12028925running24123
162759   Rich Bickle Kingsford / Glad   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet12028900running0115
17116   Joe Bessey Whelen Engineering   (Joe Bessey)Pontiac12026175running0112
184277   Kelly Denton Merck-Medco   (Tony Hall)Ford12028050running0109
193614   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet12025925running1111
203155   Mark Green MSN   (Jerry Davis)Ford12029800running0103
211035   Lyndon Amick Team Amick   (Bill Amick)Pontiac12030875running0100
222460   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford12033050running2102
233834   David Green AFG Glass   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet12030575running094
243566   Tim Fedewa Phillips 66   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet12034770running091
251343   Jay Sauter Quality Farm Stores   (Mike Curb)Chevrolet12029245running088
262145   Steve Grissom Petty Driving Experience   (Kyle Petty)Chevrolet12027000running00
27 31   P.J. Jones Yellow Freight   (James Finch)Pontiac12032575running082
28 418   Jeff Purvis MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac12028970running6589
29 821   Mike Dillon Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11928770running076
30268   Blaise Alexander Channellock / InvenCom   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet11926870running073
312946   Ashton Lewis Lewis Motorsports   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet11924475running070
32 187   Joe Nemechek Cellular One   (Joe Nemechek)Pontiac11925925running1572
331526   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet11828395running064
342316   David Starr 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Pontiac11124325running061
353328   Brad Baker Vanderbilt   (Gary Baker)Chevrolet10524175running058
364033   Tony Raines Bayer   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet10028120crash055
372899   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet10024100engine052
381700   Todd Bodine Buckshot Racing   (Billy Jones)Pontiac8528020crash049
39 937   Kevin Grubb Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac8327970crash046
404319   Mike Bliss MST Motorsports Safety   (David Ridling)Chevrolet8223900engine043
413725   Chad Chaffin U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet5825850crash040
422208   Bobby Hamilton Diet Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet5623800rear end037
432598   Elton Sawyer Hot Tamales / Starter   (Brad Akins)Ford627770engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Chad Little74driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Christian Elder38Great ClipsBrad AkinsFord
45Andy Kirby49Bob Williams Used Car FactoryJay RobinsonChevrolet
DCPhil Parsons74Staff AmericaBill BaumgartnerChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8103   #25,28 accident turn 4 
11144  
15217   rain 
224625  
47504   #27 spun turn 4 
518434  
85884   #00,37 accident turn 1 
8910113  
1021054   #33 spun backstretch 
10611914  
1201201   #87,18 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.2%             Average green flag run: 16.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Nemechek11515
  Scott Wimmer163924
  Jeff Purvis40478
  Larry Foyt48481
  Greg Biffle49502
  Jeff Purvis51599
  Jeff Green60601
  Jeff Purvis6110848
  Randy LaJoie10912012

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Randy LaJoie 180    
2   Kevin Harvick 170   -10  
3   Matt Kenseth 165   -15  
3   Jeff Green 165   -15  
5   Jimmie Johnson 155   -25  
6   Mike McLaughlin 150   -30  
7   Jason Keller 146   -34  
8   Kenny Wallace 142   -38  
9   Chad Little 138   -42  
10   Tim Sauter 134   -46  
11   Jamie McMurray 130   -50  
12   Shane Hall 127   -53  
13   Marty Houston 124   -56  
14   Scott Wimmer 123   -57  
15   Hank Parker, Jr. 121   -59  
16   Rich Bickle 115   -65  
17   Joe Bessey 112   -68  
18   Larry Foyt 111   -69  
19   Kelly Denton 109   -71  
20   Mark Green 103   -77