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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 36
Sunday, May 25, 2003 at Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:16:50
Average speed: 126.198 mph
Pole speed: 185.312 mph
Cautions: 8 for 46 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 165000
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Power of Pride   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet276271900running34180
21817   Matt Kenseth DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford276206500running82180
31118   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet276184633running39170
4147   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge276137350running0160
5 112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge276186850running50160
6 915   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet276112875running0150
73640   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge276132225running0146
8 424   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet276135103running0142
92388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford275129153running0138
104122   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge275120331running0134
11 725   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27584740running0130
12342   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge275117542running0127
132029   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet275119003running1129
14 877   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford275104600running0121
151297   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford275110950running1123
162616   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford27576500running0115
173831   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet275104087running0112
183599   Jeff Burton Citgo Peelout, Reel in and Win   (Jack Roush)Ford275111522running0109
19151   Jeff Green Pennzoil Synthetic   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet27498512running0106
20 34   Mike Skinner Kodak   (Larry McClure)Pontiac27492900running0103
21395   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / got milk?   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet274102031running0100
22 50   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Gene Haas)Pontiac27473350running097
231654   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford27484314running094
241010   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac274101575running091
251742   Jamie McMurray Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge27471125running088
26329   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge274109258running085
271330   Steve Park America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet27481700running082
283049   Ken Schrader Freightline / BAM Racing   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge27370175running079
29216   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford273107183running076
303145   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge27381635running073
314301   Mike Wallace U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac27272900running070
322771   Kevin Lepage Fast Boy Wings   (Kevin Lepage)Ford27169675running00
334021   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford27180550running064
342914   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge26973290running061
351941   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge26379700transmission058
36 238   Elliott Sadler Pedigree / M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford262108525crash160
372574   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet26068970running052
383332   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac25976860engine049
394243   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge259104538crash046
40 620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet245140528running6848
41248   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet240109457brakes040
422823   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Dodge21668435engine037
432219   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge12376590crash034
* Race shortened to 276 laps due to rain.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon31missed pre-race meeting
Jimmie Johnson48engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Hermie Sadler02Total Non-Stop Action WrestlingHermie SadlerChevrolet
45Brett Bodine11Hooters RestaurantsBrett BodineFord
46Derrike Cope37Friendly's Ice CreamDerrike CopeChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133   green-yellow start 
4103100  
1041107   rain 
11112717  
1281347   #19 accident turn 2 
13519965  
2002045   #21 spun frontstretch 
20522218  
2232275   #8 spun turn 4 
2282292  
2302323   #30 spun turn 2 
2332408  
2412444   debris turn 1 
24526420  
26527612   #14,32,38,43 accident turn 4 
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.7%             Average green flag run: 32.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman14949
  Tony Stewart50545
  Ryan Newman55551
  Kurt Busch56561
  Matt Kenseth57582
  Tony Stewart5910446
  Kevin Harvick1051051
  Tony Stewart10612217
  Matt Kenseth1231286
  Elliott Sadler1291291
  Matt Kenseth13019667
  Bobby Labonte19723337
  Matt Kenseth2342407
  Bobby Labonte2412411
  Jimmie Johnson24226423
  Bobby Labonte2652651
  Jimmie Johnson26627611

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 1799    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1639   -160  
3   Jeff Gordon 1583   -216  
4   Kurt Busch 1575   -224  
5   Jimmie Johnson 1552   -247  
6   Bobby Labonte 1546   -253  
7   Michael Waltrip 1511   -288  
8   Kevin Harvick 1457   -342  
9   Sterling Marlin 1405   -394  
10   Rusty Wallace 1401   -398  
11   Joe Nemechek 1341   -458  
12   Robby Gordon 1330   -469  
13   Mark Martin 1318   -481  
14   Jeff Burton 1311   -488  
15   Ricky Craven 1303   -496  
16   Elliott Sadler 1261   -538  
17   Terry Labonte 1243   -556  
18   Dale Jarrett 1232   -567  
19   Dave Blaney 1230   -569  
19   Tony Stewart 1230   -569