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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 21 of 36
Sunday, August 8, 2004 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, IN
160 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:56
Average speed: 115.037 mph
Pole speed: 186.293 mph
Cautions: 13 for 47 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 250000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet161518053running124190
21788   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford161323367running0170
3 338   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford161309158running32170
4129   Kasey Kahne Dodge Summer Sales Drive / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge161263325running0160
52420   Tony Stewart Home Depot Celebrates 25 Years   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet161247278running0155
63516   Greg Biffle National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford161188175running0150
7 842   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge161179025running0146
83229   Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet161205178running0142
91891   Bill Elliott Visteon   (Ray Evernham)Dodge161156300running0138
101597   Kurt Busch Sharpie / Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford161172900running0134
111319   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Summer Sales Drive / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge161174050running0130
121999   Jeff Burton Roush Racing   (Jack Roush)Ford161177342running0127
13292   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge161178658running0124
141443   Jeff Green Bugles / Box Tops for Education   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge161164075running0121
153918   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet161180333running0118
162317   Matt Kenseth Smirnoff Ice / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford161192603running0115
17 401   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet161158850running0112
183149   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge161133900running1114
19334   Jimmy Spencer Featherlite Inc.   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet161132800running1111
202815   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet161164856running0103
213830   Dave Blaney America Online   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet161139250running0100
222031   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet161160992running097
232645   Kyle Petty Brawny Cartoon Classics / Spiderman   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge161141180running094
243732   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet161146505running091
25166   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford161134380running088
26 141   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge161139539running290
27 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet161169078running082
284021   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft / U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford160148806crash079
29 625   Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet158136000crash076
303623   Tony Raines Bill Davis Racing   (Bill Davis)Dodge155121730crash073
31 712   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge154165092crash070
323422   Scott Wimmer CAT Rental Stores / 1-800-Rent-Cat   (Bill Davis)Dodge148125730crash067
331040   Sterling Marlin Coors Light / U.S. Marines   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge116151400brakes064
342200   Kenny Wallace Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet99117180engine061
353077   Brendan Gaughan Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge95124925crash058
36 948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet88136625engine055
372710   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet72141927crash052
38215   Terry Labonte Kellogg's / Delphi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet72143360crash049
39 20   Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet72120005crash046
404398   Derrike Cope Lucas Oil Products   (William Edwards)Ford55116825vibration148
414150   Todd Bodine NASCAR Day   (Don Arnold)Dodge16116320vibration040
424209   Scott Pruett Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge9116215engine037
432560   Jason Leffler Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet3116359crash034
* Race extended to 161 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Bobby Labonte18engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage51Marathon OilJoe AuerChevrolet
45Hermie Sadler02SCORE MotorsportsHermie SadlerChevrolet
46Morgan Shepherd89Racing With Jesus / Red Line OilMorgan ShepherdDodge
47Greg Sacks13ARC Dehooker / Vita CocoJames WilsbergDodge
48Andy Hillenburg37Quality EquipmentJohn CarterDodge
49Geoffrey Bodine34City of El Paso "Do Things Differently"Gary TroutDodge
50Kirk Shelmerdine72Freddy B's / Embassy SuitesKirk ShelmerdineFord
WDDerrike Cope62SWAT RacingLarry HollenbeckChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #60 accident turn 3none
92315  
24263   #20 spun backstretch#98
27304  
31322   #48 spun turn 3none
334311  
44485   debris frontstretchnone
496820  
69724   debris backstretch#9
73731  
74785   #0,2,5,10,21,22,45,99 accident frontstretch#30
798810  
89924   oil on tracknone
93964  
971015   #77 accident turn 2#40
10212423  
1251284   debris backstretch#45
12914315  
1441463   debris turn 4#30
1471493  
1501523   #22 accident turn 3#45
1531553  
1561594   #12,25 accident turn 2none
1601601  
1611611   #21,8 accident backstretchnone
  Percent of race run under caution: 29.2%             Average green flag run: 8.8 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Casey Mears122
  Elliott Sadler32624
  Jeff Gordon274620
  Derrike Cope47471
  Jeff Gordon486922
  Jimmy Spencer70701
  Elliott Sadler71788
  Jeff Gordon7912547
  Ken Schrader1261261
  Jeff Gordon12716135

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 3095    
2   Jeff Gordon 2998   -97  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2855   -240  
4   Tony Stewart 2761   -334  
5   Matt Kenseth 2738   -357  
6   Elliott Sadler 2674   -421  
7   Kurt Busch 2615   -480  
8   Bobby Labonte 2584   -511  
9   Kevin Harvick 2562   -533  
10   Ryan Newman 2542   -553  
11   Kasey Kahne 2511   -584  
12   Jeremy Mayfield 2510   -585  
13   Dale Jarrett 2487   -608  
14   Jamie McMurray 2433   -662  
15   Mark Martin 2419   -676  
16   Casey Mears 2287   -808  
17   Rusty Wallace 2274   -821  
18   Michael Waltrip 2268   -827  
19   Sterling Marlin 2223   -872  
20   Terry Labonte 2208   -887