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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 36
Sunday, April 29, 2001 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:37
Average speed: 143.118 mph
Pole speed: 182.635 mph
Cautions: 6 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: .27 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1192   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford250195090running95185
21724   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250163902running42175
3388   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250136873running1170
4 420   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac250107072running0165
5 312   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford250105884running5160
6 628   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford250106697running2155
7 926   Jimmy Spencer Kmart / The Mummy Returns   (Travis Carter)Ford25084285running75151
82025   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25069975running0142
93140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light / John Wayne   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge25078595running0138
104277   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford25078486running0134
11 810   Johnny Benson, Jr. Eagle One   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac25067700running12135
123090   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Junie Donlavey)Ford25052800running0127
133297   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford25064800running0124
14229   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge25079123running0121
15 71   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25083043running0118
16367   Mike Wallace NationsRent   (Jim Smith)Ford25066790running0115
172317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford25061500running2117
182501   Jason Leffler Cingular Wireless   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge25064275running0109
193396   Andy Houston McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford25049600running0106
203433   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet25084870running3108
212830   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25049700running0100
22 118   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac250111027running4102
233921   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford25070000running094
24 588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford25093602running296
251329   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25095302running293
261143   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge25086302running085
271211   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets / Red Cell   (Brett Bodine)Ford24950925running082
28 266   Todd Bodine Kmart Blue Light Special   (Travis Carter)Ford24950725running484
291593   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Dodge24950025running076
30405   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24980055running073
312199   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford24993396running070
322731   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24979274running067
334136   Ken Schrader Snickers Cruncher   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac24954750running064
343514   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac24946550running061
351445   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24946375running058
363755   Bobby Hamilton Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet24754300running055
372627   Kenny Wallace The Man Show   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac24746100running052
384392   Stacy Compton Kodiak   (Mark Melling)Dodge24645925running049
391619   Casey Atwood Dodge / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge23545875running046
40106   Mark Martin Viagra / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford23390151crash148
412432   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford23245750running040
421822   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge22378835crash037
432915   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet15255903crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage4KodakLarry McClureChevrolet
45Buckshot Jones44Georgia-PacificPetty EnterprisesDodge
46Shawna Robinson84Aaron'sMichael KranefussFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15959  
60634   #18 spun turn 4 
6411451  
1151184   debris turn 3 
11914628  
1471504   oil on track 
1511533  
1541585   #32,15 accident turn 2 
15920648  
2072115   #25 spun backstretch 
21222413  
2252317   #22,6 accident turn 3 
23225019  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.6%             Average green flag run: 31.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Labonte144
  Todd Bodine562
  Jimmy Spencer74438
  Jeff Gordon45484
  Matt Kenseth49502
  Jimmy Spencer51599
  Jeff Gordon60645
  Johnny Benson, Jr.657612
  Jeremy Mayfield77815
  Jeff Gordon8210726
  Kevin Harvick1081081
  Ricky Rudd1091102
  Mark Martin1111111
  Dale Jarrett1121132
  Jeff Gordon1141185
  Jimmy Spencer11914628
  Jeff Gordon1471471
  Joe Nemechek1481503
  Rusty Wallace15119848
  Jeff Gordon1991991
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2002001
  Kevin Harvick2012011
  Todd Bodine2022032
  Rusty Wallace20425047

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Jarrett 1441    
2   Jeff Gordon 1375   -66  
3   Johnny Benson, Jr. 1330   -111  
4   Rusty Wallace 1322   -119  
5   Sterling Marlin 1291   -150  
6   Ricky Rudd 1251   -190  
7   Bobby Hamilton 1230   -211  
8   Steve Park 1227   -214  
9   Tony Stewart 1212   -229  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1151   -290  
11   Bill Elliott 1136   -305  
12   Jerry Nadeau 1099   -342  
13   Kevin Harvick 1092   -349  
14   Elliott Sadler 1069   -372  
15   Bobby Labonte 1068   -373  
16   Matt Kenseth 1066   -375  
17   Jimmy Spencer 1051   -390  
18   Terry Labonte 1039   -402  
19   Ward Burton 998   -443  
20   Jeremy Mayfield 991   -450