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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 30 of 34
Sunday, October 20, 2002 at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, TN
250 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:21:48
Average speed: 79.337 mph
Pole speed: 116.817 mph
Cautions: 11 for 64 laps
Margin of victory: .523 sec
Attendance: 25000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 623   Scott Wimmer Bill Davis Racing   (Bill Davis)Pontiac25060295running93180
2 859   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Johnsonville   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet25042200running15175
33727   Jamie McMurray Williams Travel Centers   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet25035200running0165
41736   Hank Parker, Jr. GNC Live Well   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge25029050running0160
51912   Kerry Earnhardt Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet25027375running0155
63819   Tim Sauter St. Jude Research Hospital   (Alec Pinsonneault)Chevrolet25024775running0150
71026   Ron Hornaday, Jr. Dr. Pepper   (Dave Carroll)Chevrolet25023300running27151
83621   Jay Sauter Rockwell Automation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25024300running0142
9115   David Green GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25021725running0138
101457   Jason Keller Albertson's   (Keith Barnwell)Ford25028290running0134
11 447   Shane Hmiel Mike's Hard Cranberry Lemonade   (George Debidart)Chevrolet25022425running0130
12 587   David Reutimann Natural Gear   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet25016400running12132
132640   Brian Vickers EMP / Victory Junction Gang   (Clyde Vickers)Dodge25017785running0124
14 22   Johnny Sauter AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25026410running0121
152133   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Brian Baumgardner)Chevrolet25020010running0118
16 918   Mike McLaughlin MBNA   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac24924885running0115
173428   Brad Baker Timber Trus Joint   (Gary Baker)Chevrolet24915240running0112
181324   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24919135running0109
192948   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 / Goulds Pumps   (George Debidart)Chevrolet24919010running0106
20 792   Tim Fedewa Excedrin Quicktabs   (Stanley Herzog)Chevrolet24923165running0103
213914   Larry Foyt Harrah's Casino   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet24918760running0100
222091   Stanton Barrett Bojangles' / Odoban   (Stanton Barrett)Ford24914615running097
232266   Casey Mears Phillips 66 / TropArctic   (Wayne Jesel)Dodge24816485running094
24250   Kertus Davis Broadway Motors   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet24814340running091
254063   Ron Young Greased Lightning   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet24814390running088
261202   Lowell Bennett Prestige Realty   (Lowell Bennett)Chevrolet24614240running085
274177   Dana White Quality Outdoor Products   (Joe Reilly)Ford24414190running082
283109   Clay Dale CDS Racing   (David Gregory)Chevrolet24314145handling079
292454   Kevin Grubb Toys R Us   (Rick Goodwin)Chevrolet23518110handling076
302720   Coy Gibbs Conagra Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet23114140crash073
312375   Butch Miller Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet22913990crash070
321546   Ashton Lewis Civil Air Patrol   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet22517975crash067
334394   Larry Gunselman Waterloo Tool Storage   (Fred Bickford)Chevrolet21113920crash064
34 160   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford20224280crash10371
35 37   Randy LaJoie Kleenex / Nortel Networks / Kroger   (Ed Evans)Chevrolet19722355running058
363210   Scott Riggs Nestle NesQuik   (Greg Pollex)Ford18321325running055
373325   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford18021290engine052
382838   Mark Green Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Ford15313750ignition049
391607   Regan Smith Copperfield Realtors   (Ed Whitaker)Chevrolet11813710crash046
403564   Richard Jarvis, Jr. Seacret's Bar & Grill   (Richard Jarvis)Chevrolet9213670crash043
414249   Joe Buford MyNextFord.com   (Jay Robinson)Ford6713630ignition040
423030   Chad Chaffin Mike's Hard Cranberry Lemonade   (Chris Lencheski)Chevrolet1113590crash037
431837   Kevin Lepage Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet821045engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Scott Riggs10backup car
Coy Gibbs20engine change
Chad Chaffin30driver change
Tim Fedewa92engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jason Schuler73Havill-SpoerlDaryl SpoerlFord
45Bryan Reffner70QFP / Gander MountainJohn ConelyChevrolet
46John Hayden85Premier GlassDaniel KinneyChevrolet
47Tim Bainey, Jr.15One Less TearTim Bainey, Sr.Ford
48Mike Harmon44Gold BankGregg MixonChevrolet
49Chris Fontaine41Advance / Discount Auto PartsE.E. SawyerChevrolet
50Jody Lavender84Brian WeberChevrolet
51Chad Chaffin1631-W InsulationWayne DayChevrolet
52Michael Dokken55Marrill MacDonaldChevrolet
53Dan Pardus32Outdoor ChannelJim GardnerChevrolet
54Justin Ashburn6131-W InsulationWayne DayPontiac
55Butch Jarvis53William JarvisChevrolet
DCChristian Fittipaldi30Mike's Hard Cranberry LemonadeChris LencheskiChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11212  
13175   #30,46 accident turn 4 
184427  
45506   #21,49 accident turn 4 
51566  
57615   #7,10,21 accident frontstretch 
627211  
73775   debris 
789518  
961005   #02,5,64 accident turn 4 
10112020  
1211288   #07 accident turn 1 
12915527  
1561594   #94 spun turn 2 
16020344  
2042107   #02,60 accident turn 1 
2112199  
2202245   #94 stalled frontstretch 
2252317  
23224211   #18,20,36,46,47,75,87 accident turn 4 
2432453  
2462483   #2 spun turn 2 
2492502  
  Percent of race run under caution: 25.6%             Average green flag run: 15.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle15050
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.51544
  Greg Biffle55573
  David Reutimann586912
  Scott Wimmer7010031
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.10111616
  Greg Biffle11715640
  Scott Wimmer1571626
  Stacy Compton16317715
  Scott Wimmer17819215
  Greg Biffle19320210
  Scott Wimmer2032108
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.2112177
  Scott Wimmer21825033

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 4244    
2   Jason Keller 4139   -105  
3   Scott Wimmer 3887   -357  
4   Jack Sprague 3808   -436  
5   Mike McLaughlin 3755   -489  
6   Kenny Wallace 3667   -577  
7   Jamie McMurray 3617   -627  
8   Scott Riggs 3594   -650  
9   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 3589   -655  
10   Randy LaJoie 3473   -771  
11   Tony Raines 3470   -774  
12   Stacy Compton 3463   -781  
13   Tim Sauter 3287   -957  
14   Hank Parker, Jr. 3119   -1125  
15   Johnny Sauter 3049   -1195  
16   Shane Hmiel 3016   -1228  
17   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2856   -1388  
18   Todd Bodine 2837   -1407  
19   Kerry Earnhardt 2819   -1425  
20   Larry Foyt 2818   -1426