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2001 Tropicana 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 36
Sunday, July 15, 2001 at Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:16
Average speed: 121.2 mph
Pole speed: 183.717 mph
Cautions: 10 for 56 laps
Margin of victory: .649 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 629   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267162500running113185
21377   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford267126600running0170
3 328   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford267112600running25170
41188   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford267101300running0160
5 226   Jimmy Spencer Kmart   (Travis Carter)Ford26794200running50160
6186   Mark Martin Viagra / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford26777100running20155
73717   Matt Kenseth AT&T / DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford26770650running0146
83197   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford26768100running0142
9 940   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge26765900running0138
10 49   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26771080running0134
11368   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet26770800running0130
123593   Dave Blaney Amoco Ultimate   (Bill Davis)Dodge26754800running0127
13212   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford26769300running0124
14 166   Todd Bodine Kmart Blue Light Special   (Travis Carter)Ford26758300running6126
152021   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford26771600running2123
16 533   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet26762600running17120
172824   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26768300running0112
183299   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford26669100running0109
191011   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets / Red Cell   (Brett Bodine)Ford26652000running0106
202622   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge26662600running0103
213332   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford26652900running0100
223915   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet26657900running097
232343   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge26658900running094
241501   Jason Leffler Cingular Wireless / Special Olympics   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge26658600running091
25405   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / Cabot   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26658300running088
262592   Stacy Compton Kodiak   (Mark Melling)Dodge26650500running085
273410   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac26657900running387
281719   Casey Atwood Dodge / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge26546700running079
291236   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac26554500running076
302255   Bobby Hamilton Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet26454800running073
314290   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Junie Donlavey)Ford26246100running070
323812   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1 / Sony / Vega   (Roger Penske)Ford25963900running067
332720   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac25765900crash064
34194   Kevin Lepage Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet25545500running061
35417   Robby Gordon NationsRent   (Jim Smith)Ford25253300running058
362930   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24345100engine055
37 825   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet23952900engine2957
384344   Buckshot Jones Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18452700crash049
392418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac16869500engine251
401614   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac15044300engine043
41301   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet13452100flywheel040
42 731   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet2251900crash037
431496   Andy Houston McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford343950engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kyle Petty45SprintPetty EnterprisesDodge
45Dave Marcis71Team RealtreeDave MarcisChevrolet
46Mike Bliss27Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer'sJack BirminghamPontiac
47Shawna Robinson84TropicanaMichael KranefussFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12323  
24307   #31 accident turn 2 
314111  
42443   competition 
4511369  
1141185   debris 
11913719  
1381447   #1 accident turn 4 
1451528  
1531619   oil on track 
16218625  
1871959   #44 accident turn 2 
1961983  
1992013   #66 accident turn 4 
20222827  
2292335   debris 
23424411  
2452484   oil on track 
24925810  
2592624   #20 accident turn 2 
2632675  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.0%             Average green flag run: 19.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Todd Bodine166
  Ricky Rudd73125
  Kevin Harvick324211
  Mark Martin43508
  Johnny Benson, Jr.51533
  Jimmy Spencer5410350
  Kevin Harvick1041041
  Bobby Labonte1051062
  Elliott Sadler1071082
  Jerry Nadeau10913729
  Kevin Harvick13818750
  Joe Nemechek18820417
  Kevin Harvick20522925
  Mark Martin23024112
  Kevin Harvick24226726

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 2515    
1   Dale Jarrett 2515   0  
3   Ricky Rudd 2497   -18  
4   Rusty Wallace 2308   -207  
5   Sterling Marlin 2297   -218  
6   Tony Stewart 2271   -244  
7   Kevin Harvick 2172   -343  
8   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2140   -375  
9   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2138   -377  
10   Bobby Labonte 2112   -403  
11   Matt Kenseth 2076   -439  
12   Mark Martin 2065   -450  
13   Steve Park 2001   -514  
14   Jimmy Spencer 1968   -547  
15   Jeff Burton 1963   -552  
16   Elliott Sadler 1940   -575  
17   Bobby Hamilton 1904   -611  
18   Ward Burton 1872   -643  
19   Bill Elliott 1866   -649  
20   Jerry Nadeau 1779   -736