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NASCAR Busch Series race number 30 of 34
Saturday, October 23, 2004 at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, TN
250 laps* on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:26:04
Average speed: 78.561 mph
Pole speed: 120.198 mph
Cautions: 13 for 70 laps
Margin of victory: .305 sec
Attendance: 34000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Busch Series results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 18   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Ducks Unlimited   (Chance2 Motorsports)Chevrolet25562505running133190
23260   Greg Biffle CNN America Votes 2004 / Charter Comm.   (Jack Roush)Ford25538850running21175
3142   Ron Hornaday, Jr. AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25543940running0165
41021   Clint Bowyer Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25532810running0160
5 420   Mike Bliss Rockwell Automation   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet25536230running0155
62322   Jason Keller Miller High Life Light   (Greg Pollex)Ford25532510running0150
72132   David Stremme Trim Spa   (Todd Braun)Dodge25526310running0146
81727   Johnny Sauter Kleenex Anti-Viral   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac25524185running0142
92846   Ashton Lewis Lewis Motorsports   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet25523310running0138
10151   Reed Sorenson Yellow Transportation   (James Finch)Dodge25520985running0134
11 711   Paul Menard Menards / Quaker State   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25520810running0130
123938   Tyler Walker Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Dodge25519485running0127
13 623   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Chevrolet25522890running0124
14115   Kyle Busch Lowe's / Shop-Vac   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25526755running59126
153787   Todd Szegedy Hills Brothers Coffee / Meijer   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet25519635running0118
162459   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (Tad Geschickter)Ford25520980running0115
172247   Robert Pressley Clorox / Wisk   (Tad Geschickter)Ford25520855running0112
181225   Mike McLaughlin U.S. Marines   (Ed Rensi)Ford25524210running0109
19 314   Dave Blaney Navy "Accelerate Your Life"   (Terry Bradshaw)Chevrolet25519585running42111
20 26   Bill Elliott Lucas Oil / Elvis "He Dared to Rock"   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Dodge25518260running0103
212736   Travis Geisler DCT Motorsports   (Carl Natale)Chevrolet25516635running0100
223404   Eric McClure Coyote Ugly Saloon   (Jerry McClure)Chevrolet25516210running097
23 812   Tim Fedewa Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet25420410running094
24 937   David Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac25426455running091
253168   Travis Kittleson Steele Chevrolet   (Robert Kittleson)Chevrolet25415985running088
263510   Gus Wasson RaceGirl / theacex.com   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet25425355running085
273016   John Hayden 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet25415785running082
284172   John Graham Aurora Inventive / Gordon Lightfoot   (Pat MacDonald)Chevrolet25017740running079
29 599   Michael Waltrip Domino's Delivers   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet24815685crash076
30204   Mike Wallace GEICO / Sportclips   (Fred Biagi)Ford21425255running073
314002   Garrett Liberty SCORE Motorsports   (Bryant Stith)Chevrolet21317585handling070
324249   Derrike Cope Advil Liqui-Gels   (Jay Robinson)Ford20019570engine067
333854   Mike Harmon Global Pigeon Supply / A.R.P.U.   (Bert Oostlander)Pontiac16915515overheating064
341326   Mark Green lovefifi.com   (Keith Coleman)Chevrolet16215475crash061
352943   Aaron Fike Ollie's Bargain Outlet   (Mike Curb)Dodge12815450electrical058
361935   Shelby Howard Volvo Trucks / Snap-On   (Sam Rensi)Ford12115425crash055
371858   Brent Sherman Hickory Farms / Serta   (Doug Stringer)Dodge10815390crash052
383383   Jamey Caudill Southern Piping Co. / I "Dig" Pigs   (Charles Long)Ford10815350crash049
393656   Tim Sauter Lester Buildings   (John McNelly)Chevrolet9415295crash046
402600   Blake Feese Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet6322745crash043
414324   Steve Grissom Global Industrial Contractors   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet5117225crash040
421691   Stanton Barrett AmericInn Lodging Systems   (Stanton Barrett)Pontiac2915165handling037
432588   Jeff Fuller NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet1217129brakes034
* Race extended to 255 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
David Green37engine change
Greg Biffle60driver change
Michael Waltrip99driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Joe Buford53JTC Express / NBT FinancialButch JarvisChevrolet
45Kertus Davis0RaceGirl / oilimages.comJohnny DavisChevrolet
46Jason White71Kaeser CompressorsRandy MacDonaldChevrolet
47Shane Hall28Matrix Automotive FinishesJay RobinsonFord
48Bruce Bechtel52Clarion HotelJimmy MeansFord
49Kenny Hendrick51EPH Tools / Rammrath RealtyRick WareDodge
50Jimmy Kitchens77BG ProductsJoe ReillyFord
51Tina Gordon39Yahoo! / Vassarette / MicrotelJay RobinsonFord
52Todd Shafer40Tri-City MotorsportsTodd ShaferFord
53Stan Boyd70RaceGirl / oilimages.comJohnny DavisChevrolet
54David Ragan95Palm Beach Grading / Sadler TruckingSadler BrothersFord
DCRegan Smith60CNN America Votes 2004 / Charter Comm.Jack RoushFord
DCRandy LaJoie99Domino's DeliversMichael WaltripChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22254   #54 spun turn 2 
26316  
32354   #02 spun turn 2 
365015  
51566   #24,38 accident turn 2 
57637  
647411   #4,00,12,27,35 accident turn 2 
75828  
83864   #43 stopped turn 4 
87926  
93964   #56 accident turn 2 
971015  
1021065   #43 spun turn 2 
1071082  
1091157   #49,58,72,83 accident turn 2 
11612914  
1301356   #2,02 accident turn 2 
1361361  
1371404   #04 spun turn 4 
14116121  
1621654   #26,99 spun turn 4 
16619429  
1952006   #72,87 spun turn 2 
20124848  
2492535   #99 spun backstretch 
2542552  
  Percent of race run under caution: 27.5%             Average green flag run: 13.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.13232
  Dave Blaney337442
  Martin Truex, Jr.7512147
  Kyle Busch1221309
  Greg Biffle13115121
  Kyle Busch15220150
  Martin Truex, Jr.20225554

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 4557    
2   Kyle Busch 4349   -208  
3   Greg Biffle 4067   -490  
4   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 3825   -732  
5   David Green 3739   -818  
6   Jason Keller 3715   -842  
7   Jason Leffler 3661   -896  
8   Mike Bliss 3654   -903  
9   Kenny Wallace 3351   -1206  
10   Ashton Lewis 3331   -1226  
11   David Stremme 3299   -1258  
12   Stacy Compton 3187   -1370  
13   Michael Waltrip 3177   -1380  
14   Kasey Kahne 3174   -1383  
15   Johnny Sauter 3165   -1392  
16   Robert Pressley 3153   -1404  
17   Casey Atwood 3130   -1427  
18   Tim Fedewa 3086   -1471  
19   Mike Wallace 3074   -1483  
20   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 2896   -1661