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2001 Virginia 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 36
Sunday, April 8, 2001 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:42:53
Average speed: 70.799 mph
Pole speed: 94.087 mph
Cautions: 12 for 98 laps
Margin of victory: 1.388 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    2001 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2001 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford500170027running6180
2 428   Ricky Rudd Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford500106047running50175
3 399   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford500108596running128170
4 955   Bobby Hamilton Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet50077675running130170
53140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge50067110running20160
62517   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford50057750running11155
71620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac50059200running0146
82418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac50090402running0142
92126   Jimmy Spencer Kmart   (Travis Carter)Ford50057695running0138
10 725   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50055625running0134
11108   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet50071233running0130
12 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50087427running6132
13 22   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford50082415running58129
14179   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge50063898running0121
152292   Stacy Compton Kodiak   (Mark Melling)Dodge50047586running0118
16 833   Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet50067245running0115
173096   Andy Houston McDonald's   (Cal Wells)Ford50035475running0112
18424   Kevin Lepage Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet49942140running0109
19291   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet49963493running0106
202610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Eagle One   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac49949350running0103
213721   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford49957725running0100
223822   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge49969485running097
23395   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49968780running094
243515   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet49742650running091
253236   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac49744450running088
261419   Casey Atwood Dodge / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge49632200running085
274314   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac49535000running2487
281832   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford49431800running2584
293493   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Dodge49434600running076
30 612   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford49073184running073
31207   Mike Wallace NationsRent / Omniquip   (Jim Smith)Ford48939200running070
321931   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet48863824running067
334197   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford46638800running064
341529   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet45476627running061
354043   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge45165502running058
362311   Brett Bodine Ralph's Supermarkets / Red Cell   (Brett Bodine)Ford43230400running055
372827   Kenny Wallace Eel River Racing   (Jack Birmingham)Pontiac37030275running052
382744   Buckshot Jones Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge35038150running049
39366   Mark Martin Viagra / Pfizer   (Jack Roush)Ford26874376crash4251
40 577   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford25038175overheating043
411150   Rick Mast Blair.com   (Hal Hicks / Mike Witters)Chevrolet23229850rear end040
423345   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge15529625overheating037
431266   Todd Bodine Kmart Blue Light Special   (Travis Carter)Ford1229756engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jason Leffler01Cingular WirelessChip GanassiDodge
45Hermie Sadler13Virginia LotteryHermie SadlerChevrolet
46Hut Stricklin90Hills Brothers CoffeeJunie DonlaveyFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14040  
41477   #96 spun turn 3 
485710  
58625   #27,26,40 spun turn 2 
639432  
95995   #15 spun turn 4 
10011213  
11312917   #45,44,36,15 accident turn 2 
13014920  
15015910   #19 spun turn 2 
16020243  
2032086   #25 spun turn 4 
2092146  
2152184   #18,31,11,77,26 accident turn 4 
21927052  
27128313   #6 spun turn 4 
2842885  
2892979   debris turn 1 
29836467  
36537511   debris turn 4 
37641237  
4134186   #7 spun turn 4 
41945234  
4534575   #32 spun turn 2 
45850043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.6%             Average green flag run: 30.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace15858
  Matt Kenseth596911
  Ricky Craven709425
  Mark Martin951006
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.10111313
  Mark Martin11414936
  Bobby Hamilton15018132
  Sterling Marlin18220120
  Bobby Hamilton2022032
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.20421411
  Jeff Gordon2152206
  Bobby Hamilton22131696
  Jeff Burton317444128
  Ricky Rudd44549450
  Dale Jarrett4955006

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Jarrett 1236    
2   Jeff Gordon 1113   -123  
3   Johnny Benson, Jr. 1049   -187  
3   Sterling Marlin 1049   -187  
5   Steve Park 1039   -197  
6   Rusty Wallace 1008   -228  
7   Bobby Hamilton 995   -241  
8   Ricky Rudd 970   -266  
9   Bill Elliott 943   -293  
10   Elliott Sadler 924   -312  
11   Ward Burton 892   -344  
12   Kevin Harvick 872   -364  
12   Tony Stewart 872   -364  
14   Ken Schrader 865   -371  
15   Jerry Nadeau 864   -372  
16   Jimmy Spencer 845   -391  
17   Matt Kenseth 838   -398  
18   Terry Labonte 836   -400  
19   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 834   -402  
20   Michael Waltrip 831   -405