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2002 Pennsylvania 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 36
Sunday, July 28, 2002 at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:39
Average speed: 125.809 mph
Pole speed: 170.568 mph
Cautions: 5 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: 1.721 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 19   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge175193401running35180
22397   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford175113570running3175
31340   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge175136487running106175
41588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford175109355running0160
5 812   Ryan Newman Alltel / Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford17585975running0155
62929   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet17598943running0150
71020   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac17596043running0146
82217   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford17564765running0142
9305   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17578498running0138
10 228   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford17593182running10139
113718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac17593743running0130
122824   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17593903running0127
13176   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford17578298running0124
143422   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge17582865running0121
15 748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17546515running2123
163399   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford17584032running1120
171632   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford17551265running0112
18 315   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet17550965running0109
191855   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric / Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet17563515running0106
202536   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac17564140running0103
213221   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft / U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford17558254running2105
222177   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford17549565running2102
23 543   John Andretti Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge17568323running094
242025   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17548990running996
252731   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet17567171running193
262630   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet17540465running085
273845   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge17440215running082
28197   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge17440065running079
29394   Mike Skinner Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet17339390running076
30 610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Eagle One / Valvoline   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac17363990running073
313123   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge16836590transmission070
323541   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge16236440engine067
334011   Brett Bodine Hooters Restaurants   (Brett Bodine)Ford15736240running064
342426   Geoffrey Bodine Discover Card   (Travis Carter)Ford15461227engine061
354137   Derrike Cope MNR / Poison   (Derrike Cope)Ford15435865engine058
361244   Jerry Nadeau Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge14635665crash055
37118   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet14455100running052
38 419   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge13643375crash049
393614   Mike Wallace Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac11435250engine046
40 92   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford8379350crash043
414227   Kirk Shelmerdine Naturally Fresh Foods   (Kirk Shelmerdine)Ford8134965brakes040
424389   Morgan Shepherd LifeXProgram.com / Berlin City   (Morgan Shepherd)Ford5234875overheating442
43141   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet064944crash034
* Race shortened to 175 laps due to darkness.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Mike Skinner4engine change
Bobby Labonte18engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Carl Long79Juvenile Diabetes FoundationScott HillisDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
287   #1,2,8 accident Long Pond straight 
92416  
25328   rain 
3310573  
1061094   #4 stalled turn 3 
11013930  
1401456   #19 accident turn 2 
1461472  
1481514   #44 accident turn 2 
15217524  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.6%             Average green flag run: 24.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd199
  Bill Elliott102516
  Morgan Shepherd26294
  Joe Nemechek30389
  Sterling Marlin396325
  Ricky Rudd64641
  Elliott Sadler65662
  Robby Gordon67671
  Sterling Marlin689831
  Kurt Busch991002
  Dave Blaney1011022
  Sterling Marlin10313634
  Jeff Burton1371371
  Kurt Busch1381381
  Jimmie Johnson1391402
  Sterling Marlin14115616
  Bill Elliott15717519

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 2779    
2   Mark Martin 2673   -106  
3   Jimmie Johnson 2635   -144  
4   Jeff Gordon 2591   -188  
5   Kurt Busch 2540   -239  
6   Ricky Rudd 2525   -254  
7   Tony Stewart 2523   -256  
8   Rusty Wallace 2520   -259  
9   Bill Elliott 2471   -308  
10   Matt Kenseth 2435   -344  
11   Dale Jarrett 2419   -360  
12   Ryan Newman 2348   -431  
13   Jeff Burton 2252   -527  
14   Ricky Craven 2244   -535  
15   Michael Waltrip 2232   -547  
16   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2171   -608  
17   Terry Labonte 2162   -617  
18   Elliott Sadler 2062   -717  
19   Bobby Labonte 2060   -719  
20   Jeff Green 2047   -732