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NASCAR Busch Series race number 3 of 34
Saturday, March 6, 2004 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:27:20
Average speed: 122.172 mph
Pole speed: 171.238 mph
Cautions: 4 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: .119 sec
Attendance: 105000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2004 NASCAR Busch Series results   /   2004 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11121   Kevin Harvick Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20083685running14185
2 338   Kasey Kahne Great Clips   (Brad Akins)Dodge20071190running11175
31432   David Stremme Trim Spa   (Todd Braun)Dodge20049205running0165
41399   Michael Waltrip Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Chevrolet20034650running0160
5 225   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. U.S. Marine Corps   (Ed Rensi)Ford20044800running58160
6199   Matt Kenseth Pennzoil   (Jack Roush)Ford20027400running68160
72112   Tim Fedewa Supercuts   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet20030850running5151
82022   Jason Keller Miller High Life   (Greg Pollex)Ford20038000running0142
91887   Joe Nemechek Cellular One   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet20024150running33143
10 960   Greg Biffle Charter Communications   (Jack Roush)Ford20024450running0134
111737   David Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac20036150running0130
12 120   Mike Bliss Rockwell Automation   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20029900running0127
132982   Randy LaJoie Jani-King   (Armando Fitz)Chevrolet20021950running0124
14 48   Martin Truex, Jr. Oreo / Ritz   (Chance2 Motorsports)Chevrolet20021770running1126
15105   Kyle Busch Lowe's / Pella   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20029955running0118
161627   Johnny Sauter Kleenex / Cottonelle   (Clarence Brewer)Pontiac20026495running995
172259   Stacy Compton Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (Tad Geschickter)Ford20026085running0112
18376   Paul Wolfe Ragu   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Dodge20020775running0109
19 655   Robby Gordon Fruit of the Loom   (Robby Gordon)Chevrolet19920665running0106
20254   Mike Wallace GEICO / Sportclips   (Fred Biagi)Ford19826205running0103
212333   Paul Menard Menards / Energizer   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet19820745running0100
22 500   Jason Leffler Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet19820335running097
23 718   J.J. Yeley Vigoro / Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet19820530running094
242647   Robert Pressley Clorox / Wisk   (Tad Geschickter)Ford19822090running091
252723   Kenny Wallace Stacker 2   (Bill Davis)Chevrolet19820055running088
26122   Ron Hornaday, Jr. AC Delco   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19830545running085
273449   Derrike Cope Advil Liqui-Gels   (Jay Robinson)Ford19821715running082
281566   Billy Parker Duraflame   (Rusty Wallace)Dodge19719570running079
292446   Ashton Lewis Lewis Motorsports   (Bill Lewis)Chevrolet19724640running076
303004   Eric McClure I Can Learn Education Systems   (Jerry McClure)Chevrolet19619430running073
313910   Jason Schuler Operation Fire SAFE   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet19228740running070
324336   Steve Grissom DCT Motorsports   (Carl Natale)Chevrolet18919110running172
333231   Dave Blaney Whelen Engineering   (Ted Marsh)Ford17719000crash064
34 81   Johnny Benson, Jr. Yellow Transportation   (James Finch)Dodge12424395rear end061
353896   Gus Wasson Night & Day Contact Lenses   (Julian Burgess)Chevrolet9918785engine058
362814   Casey Atwood Navy "Accelerate Your Life"   (Terry Bradshaw)Chevrolet9220750engine055
373302   Hermie Sadler Treasure Island Las Vegas   (Bryant Stith)Chevrolet8018715engine052
384116   Justin Ashburn Spectra Metals / 31-W Insulation   (Wayne Day)Chevrolet6320680too slow049
394224   Mike Harmon Global Industrial Contractors   (Gregg Mixon)Chevrolet5422665too slow046
40400   Jimmy Kitchens Jerry Springer   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet4420610engine043
413577   Donnie Neuenberger BG Products / Nevada Palace   (Joe Reilly)Ford4320575crash040
423651   Shane Sieg EPH Tools & Machining   (Rick Ware)Dodge3718535crash037
433188   Jeff Fuller NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet3424002overheating034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Justin Ashburn16engine change
Mike Harmon24engine change
Randy LaJoie82engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Andy Ponstein39Yahoo!Jay RobinsonFord
45David Starr50EnzyteMichael HoliganChevrolet
46Larry Gunselman72Bone Suckin' SaucePat MacDonaldChevrolet
47Damon Lusk74Outdoor ChannelBill BaumgardnerChevrolet
48Bruce Bechtel52Nevada PlaceJimmy MeansFord
49Randy Briggs85Premier GlassDaniel KinneyChevrolet
50Stan Boyd57EPH Tools & MachiningRick WareChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13232  
33408   #77,59,51,00 accident turn 2 
419656  
9710711   oil on track 
10817063  
1711799   #04 accident turns 1/2 
1801812  
1821854   #31 accident frontstretch 
18620015  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.0%             Average green flag run: 33.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Hamilton, Jr.13434
  Steve Grissom35351
  Bobby Hamilton, Jr.365924
  Joe Nemechek609233
  Johnny Sauter93931
  Matt Kenseth9410815
  Kasey Kahne10911911
  Matt Kenseth12016546
  Martin Truex, Jr.1661661
  Tim Fedewa1671715
  Johnny Sauter1721798
  Matt Kenseth1801867
  Kevin Harvick18720014

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 520    
2   Michael Waltrip 436   -84  
3   Bobby Hamilton, Jr. 426   -94  
4   Johnny Sauter 425   -95  
5   David Green 424   -96  
6   Jason Keller 407   -113  
7   Robby Gordon 397   -123  
8   Martin Truex, Jr. 390   -130  
9   Tim Fedewa 375   -145  
10   David Stremme 370   -150  
10   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 370   -150  
12   Kyle Busch 355   -165  
13   Kenny Wallace 330   -190  
14   Mike Bliss 324   -196  
15   Greg Biffle 323   -197  
16   Matt Kenseth 315   -205  
16   Ashton Lewis 315   -205  
18   Jason Leffler 306   -214  
19   Robert Pressley 297   -223  
20   Kasey Kahne 294   -226