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2002 Food City 250


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 24 of 34
Friday, August 23, 2002 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
250 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (133.250 miles)

Time of race: 1:35:48
Average speed: 83.455 mph
Pole speed: 124.428 mph
Cautions: 7 for 44 laps
Margin of victory: .190 sec
Attendance: 120000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1101   Jimmy Spencer Yellow   (James Finch)Chevrolet25041255running132185
2 923   Scott Wimmer Siemens   (Bill Davis)Pontiac25037000running0170
3 860   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford25034340running0165
4 718   Mike McLaughlin MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac25030235running0160
5 621   Jeff Green Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25020290running0155
61248   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 / Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet25021140running0150
7 399   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet25013540running0146
81433   Tony Raines Alka-Seltzer   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet25018430running0142
9 157   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Keith Barnwell)Ford25025195running66143
10227   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Nortel / Food City   (Ed Evans)Chevrolet25024435running0134
11 527   Jamie McMurray Williams Travel Centers   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet25018525running0130
122426   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet24918215running0127
131637   Kevin Lepage Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet24923395running0124
141531   Tim Fedewa Whelen Engineering   (Ted Marsh)Chevrolet24912665running0121
152036   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge24816755running0118
163692   Todd Bodine Excedrin   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet24822535running0115
172819   Tim Sauter Mac Tools   (Alec Pinsonneault)Chevrolet24716605running0112
18 210   Scott Riggs Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford24723075running0109
192516   Chad Chaffin 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet24614555running0106
201854   Kevin Grubb Toys R Us   (Rick Goodwin)Chevrolet24617330running0103
212914   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet24416470running0100
223375   Butch Miller Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet24312430running097
232728   Brad Baker Silent Floor / Timberstrand   (Gary Baker)Chevrolet24212385running094
243047   Shane Hmiel Food City   (George Debidart)Chevrolet24216385running091
253977   Brad Teague Taco Bell   (Joe Reilly)Ford23812445running088
263863   Shane Hall Greased Lightning   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet23212325running085
273520   Coy Gibbs Conagra Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac22112305running082
283424   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet22016280running079
29135   Ricky Hendrick GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet21516260running076
30 429   Kevin Harvick Sylvania   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20813220engine5278
313712   Kerry Earnhardt Jani-King   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet20314300oil pump070
322625   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford19119680running067
33172   Johnny Sauter AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet14519660running064
341159   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Johnsonville   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet14014140crash061
354194   Larry Gunselman Waterloo Tool Storage   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet13812100running058
364049   Derrike Cope Greeg Roofing   (Jay Robinson)Ford12912080running055
372338   Mark Green Deka Batteries   (Brad Akins)Ford12012060running052
384340   Brian Vickers EMP / U.S. Army   (Clyde Vickers)Dodge7412040crash049
393146   Ashton Lewis Civil Air Patrol   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet6714015brakes046
402166   Casey Mears Phillips 66 / TropArctic   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge5614000engine043
411934   Steve Grissom U.S. Air Force   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet3611980crash040
42324   Mike Wallace GEICO / Biagi Brothers   (Fred Biagi)Chevrolet3211965crash037
434244   Mike Harmon Waterloo Tool Storage   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet211947handling034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Bobby Hamilton, Jr.25engine change
Brad Baker28missed drivers meeting
Derrike Cope49driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Ron Young71Jerry YoungChevrolet
45Josh Richeson11TimberlandBrett BodineFord
46Kasey Kahne98ChannellockRobert YatesFord
47Tim Bainey, Jr.15One Less TearTim Bainey, Sr.Ford
48Joe Buford84Lab Rat / Enzyme SolutionsBrian WeberChevrolet
49Butch Jarvis53William JarvisChevrolet
DCSammy Potashnick49Greeg RoofingJay RobinsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11313  
14174   #54 spun turn 4 
18236  
24274   #94 spun turn 4 
28347  
35428   #4,5,12,14,24,25,34,40,59,94 accident backstretch 
43431  
445613   #2,14,19,20,25,37,38,47,49,59,63,75 accident turn 1 
5714791  
1481536   #75 accident turn 4 
15417118  
1721765   debris turn 3 
1771804  
1811844   #31 spun frontstretch 
18525066  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 25.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jason Keller11212
  Kevin Harvick13131
  Jason Keller146754
  Kevin Harvick6810841
  Jimmy Spencer10914941
  Kevin Harvick15015910
  Jimmy Spencer16025091

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 3416    
2   Jason Keller 3338   -78  
3   Jack Sprague 3124   -292  
4   Scott Wimmer 3118   -298  
5   Scott Riggs 3073   -343  
6   Mike McLaughlin 3005   -411  
7   Kenny Wallace 2965   -451  
8   Jamie McMurray 2946   -470  
9   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 2903   -513  
10   Randy LaJoie 2902   -514  
11   Stacy Compton 2719   -697  
12   Tony Raines 2634   -782  
13   Tim Sauter 2537   -879  
14   Johnny Sauter 2500   -916  
15   Todd Bodine 2495   -921  
16   Hank Parker, Jr. 2494   -922  
17   Shane Hmiel 2337   -1079  
18   Larry Foyt 2320   -1096  
19   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2289   -1127  
19   Kevin Grubb 2289   -1127