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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 10 of 34
Friday, May 3, 2002 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:20:23
Average speed: 80.138 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 11 for 85 laps
Margin of victory: 1.878 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 257   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Keith Barnwell)Ford25047245running86180
22446   Ashton Lewis Civil Air Patrol   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet25031250running0170
3 760   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford25030915running0165
42299   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet25015130running0160
52054   Kevin Grubb Toys R Us   (Rick Goodwin)Chevrolet25019230running0155
61936   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge25017405running0150
73840   Brian Vickers EMP / U.S. Army   (Clyde Vickers)Dodge25012755running0146
81123   Scott Wimmer Bill Davis Racing   (Bill Davis)Pontiac25016695running0142
91327   Jamie McMurray Williams Travel Centers   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet25016310running0138
101619   Tim Sauter Cox Communications / Toshiba   (Alec Pinsonneault)Chevrolet25017445running0134
111437   Jeff Purvis Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet25021555running0130
12 859   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Johnsonville   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet25015995running0127
13 57   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Nortel Networks   (Ed Evans)Chevrolet25020240running0124
14 918   Mike McLaughlin MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac25020200running0121
15265   Ricky Hendrick GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25014910running0118
163487   David Reutimann GEICO Direct   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet25010860running0115
17 648   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (George Debidart)Chevrolet24914445running0112
18 124   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24914375running2114
194075   Butch Miller Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet24910305running0106
201814   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet24915080running0103
212147   Shane Hmiel Thomas Pacconi Classics   (George Debidart)Chevrolet24814240running0100
22152   Johnny Sauter AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24819705running097
232566   Casey Mears Phillips 66   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge24714160running094
243149   Troy Cline Rent-A-Wreck   (Jay Robinson)Ford24610105running091
251225   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford24118190engine15998
262977   Kertus Davis Docutech / Gestetner   (Joe Reilly)Ford23410040engine085
27 410   Scott Riggs Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford21217505crash082
283238   Mark Green Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Ford2019970crash079
293544   Mike Harmon 123 CityNet / Mega Mania   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet1509955axle076
303998   Kasey Kahne Channellock   (Yates Racing)Ford1259860crash073
312826   Lyndon Amick Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet11211940crash070
32271   Jimmy Spencer Yellow   (James Finch)Chevrolet1029815rear end067
332312   Kerry Earnhardt 10-10-220   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet9911800crash064
343632   Dan Pardus Outdoor Channel   (Jim Gardner)Chevrolet819680rear end061
354184   Dion Ciccarelli Shamrock Relocation Service   (Martyn Glidden)Ford669625engine058
363063   Shane Hall Greased Lightning   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet509590crash055
371733   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet5011555overheating052
383394   Andy Kirby Copperfield / NuHouse   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet509520electrical049
39 321   Jeff Green Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet499480crash351
401092   Todd Bodine Excedrin   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet4916945crash043
414211   Josh Richeson Smuckers Toppings   (Brett Bodine)Ford359410crash040
423752   Brad Teague Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Ford339380vibration037
434331   Johnny Benson, Jr. Whelen Engineering   (Ted Marsh)Chevrolet2110146crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Mark Green38engine change
Troy Cline49spin on pace lap

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Christian Fittipaldi30Mike's Hard LemonadeChris LencheskiChevrolet
45Ron Young71Jerry YoungChevrolet
46Toby Robertson13Toby RobertsonChevrolet
47Billy Morris22Wesco / Minor's FencesRobert CreechPontiac
48Brian Weber8Brian WeberChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11212  
13197   #24 spun turn 2 
20234  
24318   #31 accident turn 3 
32365  
37459   #11,38 accident turn 2 
46505  
516414   #19,66,21,37,92,33 accident turn 4 
6510137  
1021109   #12 accident turn 2 
1111133  
1141229   #26 accident turn 2 
1231264  
1271315   #98 accident turn 2 
13214817  
1491535   debris turn 3 
1541563  
1571604   #46 spun frontstretch 
16120242  
2032097   #38 oil leak turn 3 
2102134  
2142218   #10 accident turn 2 
22225029  
  Percent of race run under caution: 34.0%             Average green flag run: 13.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Green133
  Jason Keller47572
  Bobby Hamilton, Jr.7610227
  Jack Sprague1031042
  Bobby Hamilton, Jr.105223119
  Jason Keller2242263
  Bobby Hamilton, Jr.22723913
  Jason Keller24025011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jason Keller 1482    
2   Jack Sprague 1448   -34  
3   Randy LaJoie 1341   -141  
4   Scott Riggs 1330   -152  
5   Greg Biffle 1310   -172  
6   Kenny Wallace 1302   -180  
7   Stacy Compton 1268   -214  
8   Mike McLaughlin 1235   -247  
9   Scott Wimmer 1188   -294  
10   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 1133   -349  
11   Jamie McMurray 1131   -351  
12   Jeff Green 1114   -368  
13   Jeff Purvis 1106   -376  
14   Tim Sauter 1068   -414  
15   Johnny Sauter 1051   -431  
16   Hank Parker, Jr. 1029   -453  
17   Michael Waltrip 1026   -456  
18   Larry Foyt 1004   -478  
19   Ashton Lewis 998   -484  
20   Shane Hmiel 977   -505