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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 4 of 24
Sunday, March 26, 2000 at Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, CA
250 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:48:34
Average speed: 69.082 mph
Pole speed: 94.394 mph
Cautions: 9 for 55 laps
Margin of victory: .345 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2000 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   2000 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 12   Mike Wallace Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford25036449running37180
2 699   Kurt Busch Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford25022805running1175
3 324   Jack Sprague GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25016776running31170
51441   Randy Renfrow Farris Concrete   (Mike Farris)Dodge25012346running8160
251225   Randy Tolsma Citgo Supergard   (David Hodson)Dodge23710021engine6998
101160   Andy Houston CAT Rental Stores   (Mike Addington)Chevrolet25010021running16139
6193   Bryan Reffner Johns Manville / Menards   (John Menard)Chevrolet2509946running0150
42343   Steve Grissom Dodge Motorsports   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge2509895running36165
71588   Terry Cook PickupTruck.com   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet2509851running0146
8 51   Dennis Setzer Mopar Performance   (Bob Keselowski)Dodge2508971running14147
9 814   Rick Crawford Milwaukee Electric Tool   (Tom Mitchell)Ford2508671running0138
112490   Lance Norick Aventis Behring   (Ron Norick)Chevrolet2508371running0130
153046   Rob Morgan Acxiom   (David Dollar)Ford2498321running0118
12 450   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford2508321running0127
16 718   Joe Ruttman Dana Corporation   (Bobby Hamilton Racing)Dodge2488271crash15120
14 216   Jimmy Hensley Team Rensi   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet2508221running9126
212775   Marty Houston Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet2467746running0100
263400   Ryan McGlynn Buyers Choice / Howes   (Raynard McGlynn)Chevrolet2327471running085
293128   David Starr Stallion Express   (Tammy Provence)Ford1817171rear end076
132662   Brendan Gaughan NAPA / Martin Senour   (Bill McAnally)Chevrolet2507095running0124
171872   Randy MacDonald 3M / Racing Milestones   (Doc MacDonald)Chevrolet2486895running0112
201366   Rick Carelli Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford2476870running0103
181673   B.A. Wilson Speedmonster.com   (Joey Sonntag)Chevrolet2486845running14114
19327   Stan Boyd Auto Value   (John Conely)Chevrolet2476770running0106
222286   Mike Cope Royal Crown Cola   (David Hodson)Dodge2466520running097
232515   Barry Bodine Line-X Bedliners   (Billy Ballew)Ford2456470running094
242931   Sean Woodside Team Walker Racing   (Bob Brevak)Ford2406420crash091
272112   Carlos Contreras Hot Wheels   (Russell Kersh)Dodge2276195crash082
282020   Jason Small Small Construction   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet2026095running079
301726   Jamie McMurray Mittler Tool   (Mike Mittler)Ford1685895rear end073
31109   Lance Hooper Garage Doors of Naples   (Marty Walsh)Ford845795brakes070
323323   Phil Bonifield Red Line Oil   (Tom Mazzuchi)Chevrolet845695rear end067
33 998   Kenny Martin Premier Truck Parts   (Jim Herrick)Ford695595oil line064
342893   Wayne Edwards WorldBestBuy.com   (Lonnie Troxell)Chevrolet575495brakes00

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
35Rick Ware51Dunlop GolfRick WareChevrolet
36Milan Garrett85Champion Wheel Co.Ford

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18225   #98 spun backstretch 
234119  
42476   #23 spun turn 4 
48525  
53564   #23 spun turn 2 
577115  
72776   debris turns 3/4 
7811841  
1191257   #75 spun turn 1 
12618459  
1851917   debris turn 3 
19222130  
2222298   debris turn 4 
2302312  
2322387   #12,16 accident turn 2 
2392402  
2412455   #18,31 accident turn 4 
2462505  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.0%             Average green flag run: 19.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mike Wallace111
  Jimmy Hensley2109
  Jack Sprague113020
  Mike Wallace316232
  Jack Sprague637311
  B.A. Wilson748714
  Andy Houston8810316
  Dennis Setzer10411714
  Randy Tolsma11818669
  Steve Grissom18722236
  Kurt Busch2232231
  Joe Ruttman22423815
  Randy Renfrow2392468
  Mike Wallace2472504

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mike Wallace 673    
2   Andy Houston 659   -14  
3   Kurt Busch 643   -30  
4   Greg Biffle 587   -86  
5   Joe Ruttman 581   -92  
6   Steve Grissom 580   -93  
7   Jack Sprague 574   -99  
7   Terry Cook 574   -99  
9   Dennis Setzer 506   -167  
10   Rick Crawford 479   -194  
11   Randy Renfrow 460   -213  
12   Marty Houston 450   -223  
13   Jimmy Hensley 447   -226  
14   Mike Cope 445   -228  
15   Randy MacDonald 441   -232  
16   Randy Tolsma 436   -237  
17   Bryan Reffner 411   -262  
18   B.A. Wilson 408   -265  
19   Rob Morgan 402   -271  
20   Rick Carelli 395   -278