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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 36
Sunday, April 28, 2002 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:53
Average speed: 150.088 mph
Pole speed: 187.432 mph
Cautions: 5 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: .620 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250176750running62180
2 297   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford250140075running102180
33728   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford250148117running0165
4399   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge250125856running3165
5266   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford250110458running0155
6 388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford250114928running50155
72540   Sterling Marlin Coors Original   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge250109092running0146
8102   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford250107725running0142
93277   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford25091875running27143
10 615   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25077375running2139
111630   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25060700running0130
124031   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless / Spiderman   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24990456running0127
132916   Greg Biffle RoushRacing.com / Volvo Trucks   (Jack Roush)Ford24959050running0124
14 112   Ryan Newman Alltel / Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford24994600running3126
151110   Johnny Benson, Jr. Eagle One / Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac24990800running0118
161724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet249110078running0115
171945   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24956900running0112
182722   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge24999700running0109
193899   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford249101167running0106
202017   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford24977550running0103
21345   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24988733running0100
22181   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24989475running097
233611   Brett Bodine Hooters Restaurants   (Brett Bodine)Ford24972300running094
242443   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24986058running091
251326   Joe Nemechek Checker / Shuck's / Kragen Auto Parts   (Travis Carter)Ford24984262running088
26 525   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24966375running085
272241   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24858025running082
28127   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge24868225running079
29 820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac247102003running076
303055   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric / Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet24774114running073
31334   Mike Skinner Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet24757050running070
324290   Rick Mast Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer's   (Junie Donlavey)Ford24656350running067
334144   Steve Grissom Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24453650crash064
342818   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac24099228running061
352129   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet22699053crash058
36 98   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet22589897crash055
371532   Ricky Craven Tide New Clean Breeze Scent   (Cal Wells)Ford19361000crash052
381419   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge18960825engine049
39 721   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford16360780engine046
403123   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge14760705engine043
413514   Stacy Compton Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac10452650engine145
424349   Shawna Robinson BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge1852605crash037
432336   Ken Schrader M&M's Global Color Vote   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac460806engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Brendan Gaughan62NAPA Auto CareMichael GaughanDodge
45Chad Little74Staff AmericaBill BaumgardnerChevrolet
46Hermie Sadler02Little TreesHermie SadlerChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11919  
20234   #49 accident turn 4 
24141118  
1421465   #32 accident turn 2 
1471559  
1561594   #17 accident turn 2 
16019536  
1961994   #19 stalled on track 
20022930  
2302367   #8,29 accident turn 4 
23725014  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.6%             Average green flag run: 37.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kurt Busch111
  Ryan Newman243
  Dale Jarrett51814
  Michael Waltrip19202
  Stacy Compton21211
  Jimmie Johnson226544
  Kurt Busch66705
  Jimmie Johnson71733
  Kurt Busch7414269
  Dale Jarrett14315614
  Dave Blaney15718327
  Kurt Busch18419613
  Dale Jarrett1971993
  Kurt Busch2002001
  Dale Jarrett20121919
  Kurt Busch2202278
  Jimmie Johnson2282281
  Kurt Busch2292335
  Bill Elliott2342363
  Jimmie Johnson23725014

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 1515    
2   Kurt Busch 1372   -143  
3   Matt Kenseth 1363   -152  
4   Rusty Wallace 1354   -161  
5   Jimmie Johnson 1352   -163  
6   Mark Martin 1292   -223  
7   Jeff Gordon 1283   -232  
8   Ricky Rudd 1279   -236  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1233   -282  
10   Tony Stewart 1214   -301  
11   Bill Elliott 1178   -337  
11   Jeff Burton 1178   -337  
13   Dale Jarrett 1123   -392  
14   Ward Burton 1115   -400  
15   Terry Labonte 1089   -426  
16   Michael Waltrip 1051   -464  
17   Dave Blaney 1044   -471  
18   Ryan Newman 1031   -484  
19   Ricky Craven 1026   -489  
20   Bobby Labonte 1019   -496