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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 36
Monday, April 8, 2002 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:31:01
Average speed: 142.453 mph
Pole speed: 194.224 mph
Cautions: 7 for 41 laps
Margin of victory: .888 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    2002 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2002 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford334418275running85180
22624   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334296478running0170
3 86   Mark Martin Pfizer / Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford334219358running5170
4 328   Ricky Rudd Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford334201717running29165
52920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac334168053running15160
61348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334105275running0150
72040   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334142992running1151
82141   Jimmy Spencer Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge33498375running0142
9 19   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge334134806running13143
10275   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334124833running0134
11282   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford334130200running37135
12414   Mike Skinner Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet334106250running1132
133310   Johnny Benson, Jr. Radio Shack / MLB   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac333112900running0124
141032   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Ford33392050running0121
153977   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford333107975running0118
161730   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33377725running0115
17 221   Elliott Sadler Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford332102425running4117
18 719   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge33287225running0109
19 614   Stacy Compton Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)Pontiac33278000running0106
20111   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet332110025running0103
211445   Kyle Petty Sprint   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge33272700running0100
221843   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge332101583running097
231997   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford33280900running199
24 588   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford331115878running134101
252529   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet331112528running293
264244   Buckshot Jones Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge33175600running085
273023   Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee   (Bill Davis)Dodge33174300running487
28 415   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet33172200running079
293490   Rick Mast Duke's Mayonnaise / Sauer's   (Junie Donlavey)Ford33162600running076
301518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac330104628running073
314055   Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet33075839running070
323825   Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33065875running067
333226   Frank Kimmel Advance Auto Parts   (Travis Carter)Ford33079537running064
341236   Ken Schrader Combos / Snickers   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac32961325running061
35237   Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge32652300running058
361649   Shawna Robinson BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge32251250running055
373571   Jay Sauter Hawk Saw Blades / Warranty Gold   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet31350200running052
384311   Brett Bodine Hooters Restaurants   (Brett Bodine)Ford28249125running049
393799   Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard   (Jack Roush)Ford25593742crash046
403612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Ford25257025engine248
412431   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet23675036crash040
42 98   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19285722crash142
432222   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge16992124crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Ron Hornaday, Jr.57CLREd CampbellFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13636  
37415   tire inspection 
42498  
50534   debris 
54171118  
17218211   #22 accident turn 1 
1831842  
1851917   #8 accident turn 1 
19224049  
2412466   #31 accident turn 4 
2472548  
2552584   oil on track 
25930850  
3093124   #97 spun turn 4 
31333422  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.3%             Average green flag run: 36.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott11313
  Ricky Rudd144229
  Dale Jarrett4310159
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1021021
  Mark Martin1031031
  Ryan Newman1041041
  Hut Stricklin1051084
  Mike Skinner1091091
  Kevin Harvick1101112
  Elliott Sadler1121154
  Dale Jarrett11616045
  Rusty Wallace1611622
  Kurt Busch1631631
  Mark Martin1641641
  Sterling Marlin1651651
  Dale Jarrett16619530
  Rusty Wallace19623035
  Ryan Newman2312311
  Mark Martin2322343
  Tony Stewart2352417
  Matt Kenseth2422476
  Tony Stewart2482547
  Matt Kenseth25530854
  Tony Stewart3093091
  Matt Kenseth31033425

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 1082    
2   Matt Kenseth 1012   -70  
3   Jimmie Johnson 963   -119  
4   Rusty Wallace 950   -132  
5   Mark Martin 938   -144  
6   Jeff Gordon 909   -173  
7   Kurt Busch 893   -189  
8   Tony Stewart 887   -195  
9   Ricky Rudd 847   -235  
10   Bill Elliott 837   -245  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 833   -249  
12   Ryan Newman 826   -256  
13   Ricky Craven 787   -295  
14   Jeff Burton 786   -296  
15   Ward Burton 762   -320  
16   Elliott Sadler 757   -325  
17   Bobby Labonte 738   -344  
18   Jeremy Mayfield 736   -346  
19   Terry Labonte 731   -351  
20   Dave Blaney 714   -368