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NASCAR Busch Series race number 1 of 34
Monday, February 16, 2004 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
120 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:21:32
Average speed: 127.179 mph
Pole speed: 181.138 mph
Cautions: 3 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: .135 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Busch Series results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 88   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Oreo / Ritz   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet12096210running47190
22227   Johnny Sauter Kleenex / Winn-Dixie   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac12092470running1175
3 555   Robby Gordon Fruit of the Loom   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet12063030running9170
4 321   Kevin Harvick Hershey's Kisses   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet12058875running46165
52917   Matt Kenseth Bayer / Express Personnel Services   (Jack Roush)Ford12051675running0155
6 432   David Stremme Trim Spa   (Todd Braun)Dodge12054550running0150
7 22   Ron Hornaday, Jr. AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet12056825running1151
8 600   Jason Leffler Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet12043400running0142
93022   Jason Keller Miller High Life   (Greg Pollex)Ford12053250running0138
101637   David Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac12053550running0134
113360   Greg Biffle Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford12039500running4135
121823   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Chevrolet12039125running0127
132625   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford12049680running0124
142046   Ashton Lewis Lewis Motorsports   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet12043550running0121
151314   Casey Atwood Navy "Accelerate Your Life"   (Terry Bradshaw)Chevrolet12040450running0118
162812   Tim Fedewa Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet12039750running0115
172447   Robert Pressley Clorox / Wisk   (Tad Geschickter)Ford12039650running0112
183896   Gus Wasson Night & Day Contact Lenses   (Julian Burgess)Chevrolet12039375running0109
191199   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet11937250running8111
204149   Derrike Cope Advil Liqui-Gels   (Jay Robinson)Ford11939875running3108
213174   Damon Lusk Outdoor Channel   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet11939000running0100
223272   Larry Gunselman MacDonald Motorsports   (Pat MacDonald)Chevrolet11940075running097
232302   Hermie Sadler Zapf Creations   (Bryant Stith)Pontiac11937030running094
24145   Kyle Busch Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet10145075overheating091
253536   Steve Grissom DCT Motorsports   (Carl Natale)Chevrolet10036550running088
263768   Rick Markle Yahoo!   (Del Markle)Chevrolet9636325running085
273643   Josh Richeson Ollie's Bargain Mart   (Mike Curb)Chevrolet9438250running082
28 181   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops   (Chance2 Motorsports)Chevrolet9338875running184
293910   Jason Schuler Operation Fire SAFE   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet8846775running076
30 720   Mike Bliss Rockwell Automation   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet8741250running073
311959   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (Tad Geschickter)Ford7639805transmission070
321233   Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet7435725running067
33420   Jimmy Kitchens Document Technologies   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet6437675rear end064
344316   Justin Ashburn 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet5137625engine061
35154   Mike Wallace GEICO   (Fred Biagi)Ford4139495crash058
36216   Paul Wolfe Ragu   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Dodge4137400crash055
373462   Larry Hollenbeck S.W.A.T. Motorsports   (Larry Hollenbeck)Chevrolet4135350crash052
384077   Donnie Neuenberger University of Maryland / BG Products   (Joe Reilly)Ford4037300crash049
392767   C.W. Smith Panasonic   (Mike Smith)Chevrolet2835255crash046
401087   Joe Nemechek Cellular One   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet1735215crash043
41171   Johnny Benson, Jr. Miccosukee / Yellow   (James Finch)Dodge1235155crash040
422588   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Mr. Clean AutoDry Carwash   (Joe Nemechek)Pontiac1142605crash037
43 938   Kasey Kahne Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Dodge1144581crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Josh Richeson43engine change
Michael Waltrip99engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Mike Harmon24GIC / Mixon MotorsportsGregg MixonChevrolet
45David Keith95Sadler Brothers RacingSadler BrothersFord
46Stanton Barrett91AmericInn Lodging SystemsStanton BarrettPontiac
47Kevin Conway51Creditel PowerSwipeRick WareDodge
48Stan Boyd57Ware Racing EnterprisesRick WareChevrolet
49Regan Smith56Tennessee Mountain Boys RacingJohn McNellyChevrolet
50Kim Crosby28Boudreaux's Butt PasteDrew WhitePontiac
51Robby Benton39MAC ToolsJay RobinsonFord
52Mark Martin9PennzoilJack RoushFord
53Brian Conz05Precision CuttersButch ConzChevrolet
WDNorm Benning84Benning RacingNorm BenningChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11212  
133422   #20,1,38,33,87,88,67 accident turn 2 
35417  
42476   #4,5,6,12,14,43,46,62,77,81 accident turn 4 
487326  
74774   oil on track 
7812043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 26.7%             Average green flag run: 22.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.111
  Kevin Harvick2109
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.11155
  Michael Waltrip16238
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.24318
  Derrike Cope32343
  Greg Biffle35362
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.37371
  Greg Biffle38392
  Kevin Harvick407435
  Robby Gordon75828
  Kevin Harvick83842
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.85884
  Robby Gordon89891
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.9010718
  Johnny Sauter1081081
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.10912012

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 190    
2   Johnny Sauter 175   -15  
3   Robby Gordon 170   -20  
4   Kevin Harvick 165   -25  
5   Matt Kenseth 155   -35  
6   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 151   -39  
7   David Stremme 150   -40  
8   Jason Leffler 142   -48  
9   Jason Keller 138   -52  
10   Greg Biffle 135   -55  
11   David Green 134   -56  
12   Kenny Wallace 127   -63  
13   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 124   -66  
14   Ashton Lewis 121   -69  
15   Casey Atwood 118   -72  
16   Tim Fedewa 115   -75  
17   Robert Pressley 112   -78  
18   Michael Waltrip 111   -79  
19   Gus Wasson 109   -81  
20   Derrike Cope 108   -82