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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 36
Saturday, July 5, 2003 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:24:29
Average speed: 166.109 mph
Pole speed: 184.752 mph
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 4.102 sec
Attendance: 155000
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13016   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford160187975running21180
23699   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford160168142running0170
32721   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford160127600running0165
4255   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / got milk?   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160128806running0160
51518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet160129283running11160
63717   Matt Kenseth Smirnoff Ice Triple Black / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford16098475running10155
7 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet160133067running43151
81019   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge16087175running0142
9 229   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet160113553running54148
101688   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford160120203running0134
11 615   Michael Waltrip NAPA Stars & Stripes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16090275running9110
12407   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge16089175running0127
134154   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford16087450running0124
14 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi Play for a Billion   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160117303running1126
152923   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 / YJ Stinger   (Bill Davis)Dodge16084475running0118
16149   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge160107183running0115
171909   Buckshot Jones Miccosukee Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge16068000running0112
181148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / SpongeBob SquarePants   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16087075running3114
19 440   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge160111225running0106
20336   Mark Martin Viagra Celebration   (Jack Roush)Ford160106708running0103
211320   Tony Stewart Home Depot / Declaration of Indep. Road Trip   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet160114128running0100
222412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge16099800running097
234245   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16077550running174
24 938   Elliott Sadler M&M's Groovy Summer   (Yates Racing)Ford159104350running496
251241   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge15985639running088
263280   Mike Bliss Advair   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet15965300running085
272210   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac15995000running082
28382   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge159102592running079
29341   Jeff Green Pennzoil Synthetic   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet15992969running076
302822   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge159100991running378
31350   Jack Sprague NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Pontiac15967250running070
322160   David Green Haas Automation   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15764125running067
33434   Stacy Compton Kodak / Pirates of the Carribbean   (Larry McClure)Pontiac15767400running039
342614   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge15563875running061
353977   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford15471750running058
363197   Kurt Busch Irwin / Lennox / Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford15183600running055
37 842   Jamie McMurray Havoline / Terminator 3   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge14363475running052
382025   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11363325running049
39 130   Steve Park America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11278210running046
401831   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet8688247crash043
41 749   Ken Schrader 1-800-Call-ATT   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge8562935engine040
422301   Mike Wallace U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac8462815running037
431732   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac7970945crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Rusty Wallace2engine change
Stacy Compton4engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kerry Earnhardt83Super Hot TamalesArmando FitzChevrolet
45Tony Raines74Staff AmericaBill BaumgardnerChevrolet
46Shane Hmiel43Berry Burst CheeriosPetty EnterprisesDodge
47Christian Fittipaldi44BuglesPetty EnterprisesDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16363  
64685   #77 spun backstretch 
69746  
75795   #97,31,01,32,25,42,30 accident turn 2 
8016081  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.3%             Average green flag run: 50.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kevin Harvick13737
  Ward Burton38381
  Kevin Harvick395416
  Michael Waltrip55639
  Jimmie Johnson64641
  Kyle Petty65651
  Elliott Sadler66694
  Jimmie Johnson70701
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.7110131
  Kevin Harvick1021021
  Jeff Gordon1031031
  Ward Burton1041052
  Matt Kenseth10611510
  Bobby Labonte11612611
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.12713812
  Jimmie Johnson1391391
  Greg Biffle14016021

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 2551    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2371   -180  
3   Jeff Gordon 2348   -203  
4   Bobby Labonte 2296   -255  
5   Michael Waltrip 2134   -417  
6   Jimmie Johnson 2079   -472  
7   Kurt Busch 2067   -484  
8   Kevin Harvick 2049   -502  
9   Rusty Wallace 2019   -532  
10   Sterling Marlin 1998   -553  
11   Tony Stewart 1949   -602  
11   Mark Martin 1949   -602  
13   Terry Labonte 1910   -641  
14   Jeff Burton 1907   -644  
15   Robby Gordon 1877   -674  
16   Ryan Newman 1833   -718  
17   Ricky Craven 1831   -720  
18   Elliott Sadler 1773   -778  
19   Bill Elliott 1772   -779  
20   Greg Biffle 1707   -844