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2002 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, March 17, 2002 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
293 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (400.238 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:29
Average speed: 126.07 mph
Pole speed: 170.089 mph
Cautions: 5 for 40 laps
Margin of victory: 3.581 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge293190642running57180
2 621   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford29398395running0170
31629   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet293108443running0165
4238   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet29396542running10165
5 312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Ford29377175running0155
6 548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29348900running0150
7182   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford29388520running0146
83417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford29370365running0142
9 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet293106663running176148
10109   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge29376061running0134
111499   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford29285892running0130
122128   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford29286012running0127
132655   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet29266440running0124
143045   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge29239460running0121
151715   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet29253780running0118
161919   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge29251585running0115
172726   Joe Nemechek Haas-Carter Motorsports   (Travis Carter)Ford29267977running0112
182025   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29150470running0109
193844   Buckshot Jones Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge29048740running0106
20294   Mike Skinner Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet29053409running0103
211218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac28983533running0100
223543   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge28968323running097
23375   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet28969758running094
244190   Rick Mast Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer's   (Junie Donlavey)Ford28740610running091
25 930   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet28436895running088
26407   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge28340085running085
273214   Stacy Compton Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac28239785running082
281397   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford27847930running079
29316   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford27873073running581
302577   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford27547685running073
311522   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge26678980running175
323923   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge25746925running067
332410   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac25065570crash064
342831   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24964321running061
35 836   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac22743710crash058
363620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac22583233crash760
37 741   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge22535625crash052
383311   Brett Bodine Hooters / Wells Fargo / Timberland   (Brett Bodine)Ford19635565crash049
39 41   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet13365390running1951
402288   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford11583193engine043
41 132   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford6448850crash1845
424249   Shawna Robinson BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge5135290ignition037
434371   Andy Hillenburg Pro Motorsports / RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1234598engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman12backup car
Sterling Marlin40engine change
Dave Blaney77engine change

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13838  
39435   #1,14,32 accident turn 4 
449047  
91944   #31 accident turn 4 
9513339  
1341374   #19 spun backstretch 
13819760  
19821013   #97,11,23 accident turn 3 
21122616  
22724014   #6,20,44,24,97,41,36,10,18,77,22 accident backstretch 
24129353  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.7%             Average green flag run: 42.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Craven11818
  Steve Park193719
  Jeff Gordon38194157
  Sterling Marlin1951951
  Ward Burton1961961
  Mark Martin1972015
  Jeff Gordon20221817
  Tony Stewart2192257
  Jeff Gordon2262272
  Sterling Marlin22824013
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.24125010
  Sterling Marlin25129343

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 825    
2   Ryan Newman 726   -99  
3   Matt Kenseth 682   -143  
4   Rusty Wallace 677   -148  
5   Jimmie Johnson 667   -158  
6   Jeff Gordon 664   -161  
7   Jeff Burton 650   -175  
8   Ward Burton 640   -185  
9   Mark Martin 638   -187  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 621   -204  
11   Kurt Busch 614   -211  
12   Tony Stewart 604   -221  
13   Elliott Sadler 600   -225  
14   Bill Elliott 594   -231  
15   Ricky Craven 542   -283  
16   Ricky Rudd 517   -308  
17   Bobby Labonte 510   -315  
18   Jeremy Mayfield 506   -319  
19   Dave Blaney 484   -341  
20   Terry Labonte 482   -343