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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 34 of 36
Sunday, November 3, 2002 at North Carolina Speedway, Rockingham, NC
393 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (399.681 miles)

Time of race: 3:06:35
Average speed: 128.526 mph
Pole speed: 155.836 mph
Cautions: 4 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: .261 sec
Attendance: 50000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12610   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline MaxLife   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac393162965running28180
2 56   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford393130923running144155
3 797   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford39380400running105170
42999   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford393106267running0160
51824   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet393106713running0155
6 44   Mike Skinner Kodak Perfect Touch   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39369625running0150
71118   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac39392453running4151
81917   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford39364175running0142
92332   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford39360175running0138
10 630   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39353675running68139
11 931   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39274981running0130
123788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford39280900running0127
131623   Kenny Wallace Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge39248750running0124
142420   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac39291478running0121
15 240   Jamie McMurray Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39290067running1123
162721   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford39268100running0115
173077   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford39265200running0112
183543   John Andretti Pop Secret   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge39273383running0109
193615   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet39253900running0106
202028   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford39289567running0103
211719   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge39253500running0100
221236   Ken Schrader M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac39161239out of gas097
23 112   Ryan Newman Alltel / Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Ford39160050running4199
24401   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet39174125running091
251344   Greg Biffle Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge39144350running088
263229   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39186528running085
27 82   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford39184785running082
282125   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39151335running079
29427   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge39142650running076
301445   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge39040525running073
311541   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge39039875running070
32385   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39068583running067
332591   Hank Parker, Jr. USG   (Ray Evernham)Dodge38939625running064
34228   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet38959100running061
352860   Jack Sprague Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet38639375running058
364311   Brett Bodine Hooters Restaurants   (Brett Bodine)Ford38639325running055
373148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet37939275running052
383955   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric / Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet34147215running049
39109   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge30165221water pump151
403422   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge28982090crash043
413302   Hermie Sadler M & W Windows   (Hermie Sadler)Chevrolet26039020engine040
42 326   Todd Bodine Discover Card   (Travis Carter)Ford25664322crash142
434114   Mike Wallace Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac12038232crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Tony Raines74Staff AmericaBill BaumgardnerChevrolet
45Tim Sauter71Camp 28 / WEHRSDave MarcisChevrolet
46Carl Long59Check Into CashFoster PriceDodge
47Ron Hornaday, Jr.54National GuardTinsley HughesChevrolet
48Hideo Fukuyama66World BerriesCarl HaasFord
WDKirk Shelmerdine27Naturally Fresh FoodsKirk ShelmerdineFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12222  
23275   #14,55 accident turn 4 
28229202  
2302345   debris frontstretch 
23525723  
2582647   #26 accident turn 2 
26529127  
2922965   #22 accident turn 3 
29739397  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.6%             Average green flag run: 74.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman14040
  Mark Martin41422
  Ryan Newman43431
  Jeff Green446724
  Mark Martin6810538
  Jeff Green1061083
  Todd Bodine1091091
  Jamie McMurray1101101
  Bobby Labonte1111122
  Mark Martin11315644
  Kurt Busch15718226
  Jeff Green1831919
  Kurt Busch1921976
  Mark Martin1982003
  Bobby Labonte2012022
  Jeff Green20322927
  Kurt Busch2302301
  Bill Elliott2312311
  Jeff Green2322365
  Kurt Busch23728246
  Mark Martin28333957
  Kurt Busch34036526
  Johnny Benson, Jr.36639328

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 4549    
2   Mark Martin 4437   -112  
3   Jimmie Johnson 4330   -219  
4   Ryan Newman 4324   -225  
5   Kurt Busch 4301   -248  
6   Rusty Wallace 4283   -266  
7   Jeff Gordon 4282   -267  
8   Matt Kenseth 4209   -340  
9   Dale Jarrett 4154   -395  
10   Ricky Rudd 4093   -456  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4005   -544  
12   Jeff Burton 3967   -582  
13   Bill Elliott 3939   -610  
14   Michael Waltrip 3842   -707  
15   Ricky Craven 3736   -813  
16   Sterling Marlin 3703   -846  
17   Bobby Labonte 3688   -861  
18   Jeff Green 3597   -952  
19   Dave Blaney 3485   -1064  
20   Robby Gordon 3465   -1084