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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 36
Sunday, August 19, 2001 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:18:21
Average speed: 140.513 mph
Pole speed: 188.127 mph
Cautions: 3 for 18 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11540   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge162157830running18180
2 132   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford16292545running0170
3 29   Bill Elliott Dodge 'Grab Life by the Horns' / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge162106128running57175
43317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford16270050running0160
52210   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac16268015running0155
64193   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Dodge16249315running0150
71324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16290692running0146
8256   Mark Martin Viagra / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford16287691running4147
9271   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16272883running0138
10 619   Casey Atwood Dodge 'Grab Life by the Horns' / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge16252840running0134
111826   Jimmy Spencer Kmart   (Travis Carter)Ford16263460running0130
12128   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16275188running0127
131912   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford16282949running2129
143077   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford16257776running0121
15 421   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford16265830running0118
161699   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford16286786running0115
17142   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford16283330running25117
182031   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16173614running0109
19 918   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac16184617running0106
203836   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac16156065running0103
212892   Stacy Compton Kodiak   (Mark Melling)Dodge16140590running0100
224033   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet16168210running097
232166   Todd Bodine Kmart Blue Light Special   (Travis Carter)Ford16139615running094
241101   Jason Leffler Cingular Wireless   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge16147415running091
253645   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16137065running088
26 543   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16173392running085
271020   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac16155890running082
283555   Bobby Hamilton Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet16143540running079
29395   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Honey Frosted Mini-Wheats   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16168095running076
303414   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac16135790running378
312996   Andy Houston McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford16135165running070
32 890   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Junie Donlavey)Ford16035090running067
333722   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge16068150running064
343125   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16042940running061
35327   Mike Wallace NationsRent   (Jim Smith)Ford16042865running058
36 715   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16044815running055
371788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford16079792running257
38244   Kevin Lepage Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet15934655running049
394327   Rick Mast Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer's   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac15934620running046
404211   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets / Wells Fargo   (Brett Bodine)Ford14734560running043
412629   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet12580552engine040
42 328   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford12064957engine5142
432397   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford4041794engine034
* Race shortened to 162 laps due to rain.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44David Keith57CLRTed CampbellFord
45Buckshot Jones44Georgia-PacificPetty EnterprisesDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
19797  
981058   rain 
10612217  
1231264   oil on track 
12715630  
1571626   rain 
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.1%             Average green flag run: 48.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott11010
  Ricky Rudd114333
  Rusty Wallace44441
  Dale Jarrett45462
  Bill Elliott476923
  Ricky Rudd70701
  Bill Elliott71722
  Ricky Rudd738917
  Rusty Wallace90967
  Mark Martin971004
  Bill Elliott1011066
  Rusty Wallace10712317
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.1241263
  Jeremy Mayfield1271282
  Bill Elliott12914416
  Sterling Marlin14516218

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3353    
2   Ricky Rudd 3055   -298  
3   Dale Jarrett 2999   -354  
4   Sterling Marlin 2972   -381  
5   Tony Stewart 2875   -478  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2846   -507  
7   Bobby Labonte 2805   -548  
8   Rusty Wallace 2803   -550  
9   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2788   -565  
10   Kevin Harvick 2743   -610  
11   Steve Park 2708   -645  
12   Mark Martin 2687   -666  
13   Matt Kenseth 2613   -740  
14   Jeff Burton 2573   -780  
15   Jimmy Spencer 2568   -785  
16   Bill Elliott 2544   -809  
17   Elliott Sadler 2353   -1000  
18   Ward Burton 2278   -1075  
19   Bobby Hamilton 2272   -1081  
19   Ken Schrader 2272   -1081