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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 17 of 36
Saturday, July 3, 2004 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:23
Average speed: 145.117 mph
Pole speed: 188.66 mph
Cautions: 5 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: .143 sec
Attendance: 175000
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160346703running61190
21948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160193125running0170
3 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet160196528running23170
43597   Kurt Busch Coca-Cola C2 / Sharpie   (Jack Roush)Ford160142625running0160
51720   Tony Stewart Coca-Cola C2 / Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet160149628running12160
6216   Mark Martin Viagra   (Jack Roush)Ford160108375running0150
71518   Bobby Labonte Wellbutrin XL   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet160135658running0146
8105   Terry Labonte Cheez-It / Spiderman 2   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet160119500running0142
91425   Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16099050running0138
10 601   Joe Nemechek U.S. Army   (Nelson Bowers)Chevrolet160114625running0134
112441   Casey Mears Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge160101575running1135
121312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge160126742running2132
13 215   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet160118331running57129
141129   Kevin Harvick Coca-Cola C2 / GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet160118303running0121
152330   Dave Blaney AOL Broadband   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16090775running1123
16 488   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Yates Racing)Ford160111817running0115
17 321   Ricky Rudd Coca-Cola C2 / Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford160107356running0112
183498   Bill Elliott Coca-Cola C2   (Bill Elliott)Dodge16075425running0109
192531   Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet160109862running0106
202240   Sterling Marlin Coors Light / U.S. Marines   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge160112575running0103
21 710   Scott Riggs Valvoline   (James Rocco)Chevrolet160101987running0100
221619   Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers / UAW / Popeye   (Ray Evernham)Dodge16097075running097
232699   Jeff Burton Coca-Cola C2   (Jack Roush)Ford160109642running094
243345   Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific / Brawny   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16085075running091
25319   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW / Popeye   (Ray Evernham)Dodge160103700running193
263938   Elliott Sadler M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford160109208running085
27272   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge160113158running082
282033   Kerry Earnhardt Bass Pro Shops / NRA   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet15968700running079
29404   Jimmy Spencer Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet15971575running076
303043   Jeff Green Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge15998050running073
31 916   Greg Biffle Coca-Cola C2 / National Guard   (Jack Roush)Ford15979125running070
323722   Scott Wimmer Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Dodge15986889running067
334389   Morgan Shepherd Racing With Jesus / Red Line Oil   (Morgan Shepherd)Dodge15768800running169
344296   Larry Gunselman Lucas Oil / Gibson Products   (William Edwards)Ford15667750running061
352949   Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge15167615running058
361277   Brendan Gaughan Kodak / Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Dodge13675450running055
373242   Jamie McMurray Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge12675300oil pump052
383832   Ricky Craven Tide   (Cal Wells)Chevrolet12175150running049
393617   Matt Kenseth Smirnoff Ice / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford110117803crash046
40 80   Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet8466875running043
414150   Mike Wallace Sportclips   (Don Arnold)Dodge7766750suspension145
422809   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts   (James Finch)Dodge7166640crash037
43181   John Andretti Coca-Cola C2   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet4466749crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ward Burton0backup car
Kasey Kahne9backup car
Jeff Burton99engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Chad Blount37Carter's Royal Dispos-allJohn CarterDodge
45Tony Raines23Race RockBill DavisDodge
46Derrike Cope94Racer's EdgeDavid WatsonDodge
47Eric McClure04YokeTV.com / 77sports.comLarry McClureChevrolet
48Kenny Wallace00Aaron'sMichael WaltripChevrolet
49Kirk Shelmerdine722nd Chance Race Parts / Freddie B'sKirk ShelmerdineFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199   green-yellow startnone
10189  
19224   #0,17,32,49 accident turn 2none
234523  
46494   #1 accident turn 4#96
507122  
72765   debris#96
77771  
78803   #50,77 accident turn 4#49
8116080  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.6%             Average green flag run: 27.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon199
  Michael Waltrip101910
  Kasey Kahne20201
  Michael Waltrip214525
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.46461
  Ryan Newman47471
  Michael Waltrip48547
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.557218
  Mike Wallace73731
  Morgan Shepherd74741
  Jeff Gordon758511
  Michael Waltrip869813
  Jeff Gordon991079
  Michael Waltrip1081092
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1101123
  Jeff Gordon11313725
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1381381
  Casey Mears1391391
  Dave Blaney1401401
  Ryan Newman1411411
  Tony Stewart14215312
  Jeff Gordon1541607

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 2545    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2518   -27  
3   Jeff Gordon 2313   -232  
4   Tony Stewart 2203   -342  
5   Matt Kenseth 2189   -356  
6   Bobby Labonte 2164   -381  
7   Kurt Busch 2153   -392  
8   Elliott Sadler 2152   -393  
9   Ryan Newman 2112   -433  
10   Kevin Harvick 2095   -450  
11   Kasey Kahne 1984   -561  
12   Jeremy Mayfield 1948   -597  
13   Jamie McMurray 1944   -601  
14   Mark Martin 1939   -606  
15   Dale Jarrett 1918   -627  
16   Casey Mears 1880   -665  
17   Rusty Wallace 1835   -710  
18   Michael Waltrip 1822   -723  
19   Brian Vickers 1792   -753  
20   Sterling Marlin 1790   -755