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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 36
Sunday, March 30, 2003 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:28
Average speed: 134.517 mph
Pole speed: 193.514 mph
Cautions: 10 for 52 laps
Margin of victory: 3.405 sec
Attendance: 215000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    2003 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   2003 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge334406500running77180
2118   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet334299667running35175
3 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334249753running16170
4 501   Jerry Nadeau U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac334187725running0160
5326   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford334173058running0155
61717   Matt Kenseth Smirnoff Ice / DeWalt Power Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford334142950running65155
71430   Jeff Green America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334118575running2151
8 448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334119575running0142
93097   Kurt Busch Rubbermaid   (Jack Roush)Ford334133150running0138
102442   Jamie McMurray Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge334101150running0134
111954   Todd Bodine National Guard   (Travis Carter)Ford334111750running0130
123322   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge334127906running0127
132388   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford334136528running1129
14102   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge333126692running0121
15 829   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet333128128running0118
16125   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / got milk?   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet333115656running0115
173715   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet333102500running0112
182131   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet333112387running0109
194343   John Andretti Cheerios   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge333121753running0106
202999   Jeff Burton Citgo   (Jack Roush)Ford333120492running0103
213832   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Pontiac333102075running2105
22310   Jack Sprague NetZero   (Gene Haas)Pontiac33378975running097
234023   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Dodge33390164running094
244249   Ken Schrader 1-800-Call-ATT   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge33375975running091
252719   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge33285525running088
261621   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford33284175running085
272641   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge33182475running082
282016   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford33068975running079
293640   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge328111475running076
303514   Larry Foyt Harrah's   (A.J. Foyt)Dodge32669185running073
312511   Brett Bodine Hooters   (Brett Bodine)Ford32567775running070
321310   Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline   (James Rocco)Pontiac32292450engine067
33187   Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio   (Jim Smith)Dodge29463075crash169
342220   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet293113728engine061
35 925   Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27960125crash058
363977   Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions   (Doug Bawel)Ford26867075engine055
37 118   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet260117108crash052
382845   Christian Fittipaldi Georgia-Pacific   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24064950crash049
39151   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet23482087crash151
40414   Mike Skinner Kodak   (Larry McClure)Pontiac23356850crash043
41 238   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford16792060crash9150
423474   Tony Raines BACE Motorsports   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet15256765engine037
43 69   Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge46100781engine4339

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Sterling Marlin40engine change
Christian Fittipaldi45driver change
Jimmie Johnson48engine change
Todd Bodine54engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kerry Earnhardt83Aaron'sArmando FitzChevrolet
45David Starr75Team TexasMike StarrChevrolet
DCKyle Petty45Georgia-PacificPetty EnterprisesDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11313  
14174   oil on track 
184225  
43464   #1 spun turn 4 
47471  
48503   oil on track 
51156106  
1571604   debris frontstretch 
1611688  
16917810   #38 accident backstretch 
17922648  
2272326   #7,21 accident frontstretch 
2332353  
2362405   #0,1,4,40 accident backstretch 
2412422  
2432497   #45,88 accident turn 4 
2502512  
2522543   #18 accident backstretch 
25528228  
2832886   #25 accident turn 3 
28933446  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.6%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Elliott Sadler133
  Bill Elliott44643
  Elliott Sadler478842
  Jeff Gordon8910214
  Matt Kenseth1031031
  Ryan Newman1041052
  Jeff Green1061072
  Jimmy Spencer1081081
  Steve Park1091091
  Ricky Craven1101112
  Elliott Sadler11215746
  Matt Kenseth15822063
  Jeff Gordon2212222
  Matt Kenseth2232231
  Ryan Newman22428562
  Dale Jarrett2862861
  Ryan Newman2872882
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.28932335
  Ryan Newman32433411

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 1090    
2   Kurt Busch 935   -155  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 924   -166  
4   Michael Waltrip 898   -192  
5   Jimmie Johnson 885   -205  
6   Jeff Gordon 864   -226  
7   Tony Stewart 849   -241  
8   Ryan Newman 848   -242  
9   Ricky Craven 840   -250  
10   Kevin Harvick 802   -288  
11   Bobby Labonte 784   -306  
12   Ricky Rudd 780   -310  
13   Mark Martin 773   -317  
14   Rusty Wallace 771   -319  
15   Dale Jarrett 752   -338  
16   Johnny Benson, Jr. 748   -342  
17   Joe Nemechek 741   -349  
18   Jeff Burton 740   -350  
19   Robby Gordon 737   -353  
20   Elliott Sadler 725   -365