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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 26 of 34
Friday, September 6, 2002 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:24:04
Average speed: 78.089 mph
Pole speed: 126.868 mph
Cautions: 11 for 83 laps
Margin of victory: 1.250 sec
Attendance: 75000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Looney Toons / Action Performance Diecast   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25019850running190185
21427   Jamie McMurray Heroes of 2001 / USPS   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet25042825running42175
3 49   Jeff Burton Gain / Febreeze / Swiffer   (Jack Roush)Ford25020600running0165
43433   Tony Raines Bayer   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet25026445running0160
5 557   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Keith Barnwell)Ford25026675running0155
6 260   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford25025775running13155
72036   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge25017025running0146
81699   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet25012515running0142
93723   Scott Wimmer Bill Davis Racing   (Bill Davis)Pontiac24916405running0138
101748   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 / Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet24917545running0134
11 337   Kevin Lepage Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet24921810running0130
12 621   Jeff Green Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24911075running0127
132192   Todd Bodine Excedrin   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet24921740running0124
143225   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps / 9-11 Tribute   (Ed Rensi)Ford24921705running0121
152498   Kasey Kahne Channellock   (Yates Racing)Ford24912370running0118
161538   Mark Green Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Ford24911035running0115
17395   Ricky Hendrick GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24914895running0112
18 859   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Johnsonville   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet24914860running0109
192718   Mike McLaughlin MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac24920325running0106
20337   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Ukrop's   (Ed Evans)Chevrolet24920840running0103
213102   Hermie Sadler Bank of Southside Virginia   (Hermie Sadler)Chevrolet24710985running0100
222834   Steve Grissom U.S. Air Force   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet24710650running097
232356   Richard Mitchell Coach USA   (John McNelly)Chevrolet24610590running094
24184   Mike Wallace GEICO Direct   (Fred Biagi)Chevrolet24610505running091
251219   Tim Sauter AP Performance Racing   (Alec Pinsonneault)Chevrolet24514590running593
263526   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet24414405running085
27 912   Kerry Earnhardt Jani-King / Yosemite Sam   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet24114370running082
281047   Shane Hmiel Mike's Hard Lemonade   (George Debidart)Chevrolet23714285running079
292663   Shane Hall Greased Lightning   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet22210230running076
30 766   Casey Mears Phillips 66 / TropArctic   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge21514265running073
313031   Tim Fedewa Whelen Engineering   (Ted Marsh)Chevrolet20410110crash070
32111   Jimmy Spencer Yellow   (James Finch)Chevrolet16810050engine067
332224   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15914010running064
341910   Scott Riggs Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford14717455crash061
351346   Ashton Lewis Civil Air Patrol   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet12511895crash058
36362   Johnny Sauter AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9917340crash055
374394   Daniel Johnson Waterloo Tool Storage   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet739775engine052
384249   Derrike Cope Petro Express / Citgo   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet679725crash049
392916   Chad Chaffin 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet489680crash046
404014   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet3011640crash043
414177   Jimmy Kitchens Moy Racing   (Joe Reilly)Ford199610crash040
42256   Damon Lusk West Virginia Division   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Dodge149580crash037
433854   Kevin Grubb Toys R Us   (Rick Goodwin)Chevrolet711546crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael Vergers07Ken SchraderPontiac
45Brian Vickers40EMP / U.S. ArmyClyde VickersDodge
46Martin Truex, Jr.58Seawatch Inc.Martin Truex, Sr.Chevrolet
47Shane Lockhart22Wesco / Great AtlanticRobert CreechPontiac
48Dion Ciccarelli84Martyn GliddenFord
49Chris Fontaine41Advance / Discount Auto PartsE.E. SawyerChevrolet
50Ron Young71Jerry YoungChevrolet
51Josh Richeson11TimberlandBrett BodineFord
52Mike Harmon44Race-Ready CommunicationsGregg MixonChevrolet
53Dan Pardus32Outdoor ChannelJim GardnerChevrolet
54Butch Miller75Food Country USACharlie HendersonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
3119   #54,26,66,10 accident turn 3 
12143  
15173   #6 accident turn 4 
18203  
21266   #77 accident turn 4 
27326  
33364   #14 accident turn 2 
374812  
49557   #16 accident backstretch 
566914  
70789   #49 accident turn 1 
7910123  
10211211   #2 accident turn 3 
11312715  
12813912   #46,24 accident turn 3 
14020566  
20622015   #31 accident turn 3 
22123010  
2312344   #19 accident turn 2 
2352417  
2422443   #18,12,7 accident turn 2 
2452506  
  Percent of race run under caution: 33.2%             Average green flag run: 13.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.17575
  Jamie McMurray7611742
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.11813518
  Tim Sauter1361405
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.14120767
  Greg Biffle20822013
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.22125030

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 3741    
2   Jason Keller 3663   -78  
3   Scott Wimmer 3402   -339  
4   Jack Sprague 3343   -398  
5   Scott Riggs 3268   -473  
6   Mike McLaughlin 3253   -488  
7   Kenny Wallace 3229   -512  
8   Jamie McMurray 3188   -553  
9   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 3174   -567  
10   Randy LaJoie 3108   -633  
11   Tony Raines 2932   -809  
12   Stacy Compton 2928   -813  
13   Hank Parker, Jr. 2758   -983  
14   Tim Sauter 2736   -1005  
15   Todd Bodine 2731   -1010  
16   Johnny Sauter 2643   -1098  
17   Shane Hmiel 2492   -1249  
18   Larry Foyt 2448   -1293  
19   Kevin Grubb 2444   -1297  
20   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2423   -1318