RESULTS

2003 Official Race Results : Sharpie 500

Sharpie 500 | August 23, 2003 | Race 24 of 36

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 5 97 Kurt Busch Ford Rubbermaid 180/5 500 Running 237,565
2 23 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service 175/5 500 Running 174,223
3 31 42 Jamie McMurray * Dodge Havoline 165/0 500 Running 127,390
4 10 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DEWALT Power Tools 160/0 500 Running 122,905
5 16 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 155/0 500 Running 100,775
6 6 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel 155/5 500 Running 111,940
7 27 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 146/0 500 Running 122,418
8 14 32 Ricky Craven Pontiac Tide 142/0 500 Running 102,740
9 9 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 138/0 500 Running 116,107
10 29 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers 134/0 500 Running 88,740
11 13 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's / got milk? 130/0 500 Running 102,346
12 26 49 Ken Schrader Dodge SEM Products 127/0 500 Running 74,090
13 24 22 Ward Burton Dodge Caterpillar 124/0 500 Running 105,996
14 32 10 Johnny Benson Pontiac Valvoline 121/0 500 Running 98,415
15 11 23 Kenny Wallace Dodge Stacker 2 118/0 500 Running 85,735
16 25 9 Bill Elliott Dodge Dodge Dealers 115/0 500 Running 106,018
17 36 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge Coors Light 117/5 500 Running 121,035
18 4 01 Mike Skinner Pontiac U.S. Army 114/5 500 Running 81,175
19 38 25 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet UAW / Delphi 106/0 500 Running 70,325
20 12 74 Tony Raines * Chevrolet BACE Motorsports 103/0 500 Running 68,885
21 41 41 Casey Mears * Dodge Target 100/0 500 Running 86,249
22 34 16 Greg Biffle * Ford Grainger 97/0 500 Running 69,610
23 18 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Home Depot 94/0 494 Running 119,138
24 28 27 Scott Wimmer Chevrolet YJ Stinger 91/0 494 Running 65,085
25 21 4 Johnny Sauter Pontiac Kodak EasyShare 88/0 459 Running 67,990
26 30 0 Jason Leffler Pontiac NetZero HiSpeed 85/0 458 Running 66,815
27 19 18 Bobby Labonte Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 82/0 448 Running 107,688
28 1 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 89/10 444 Accident 118,973
29 35 30 Steve Park Chevrolet America Online 76/0 440 Running 72,185
30 15 77 Dave Blaney Ford First Tennessee Bank / Jasper Powered 73/0 436 Running 72,335
31 7 7 Ted Musgrave Dodge Sirius Satellite Radio 70/0 430 Running 63,715
32 37 99 Jeff Burton Ford CITGO 67/0 419 Running 96,547
33 8 21 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft Quality Parts 64/0 415 Running 68,595
34 42 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Georgia-Pacific 61/0 400 Running 68,560
35 22 31 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 58/0 392 Running 86,602
36 2 6 Mark Martin Ford Viagra 60/5 346 Accident 94,813
37 40 154 Todd Bodine Ford National Guard 52/0 315 Running 60,420
38 17 38 Elliott Sadler Ford Combos 49/0 305 Accident 94,600
39 33 150 Larry Foyt * Dodge Harrah's 46/0 273 Accident 60,300
40 39 1 Jeff Green Chevrolet Pennzoil 48/5 193 Engine 85,412
41 43 43 Christian Fittipaldi Dodge Cheerios Heart Health 40/0 175 Accident 95,953
42 3 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet NAPA Auto Parts 37/0 87 Accident 78,430
43 20 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge Miller Lite 34/0 87 Accident 94,737
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 77.421 mph
Margin of Victory: .818 second
Time of Race: 03:26:32
Lead Changes: 11
Cautions: 7-12, 65-70, 77-80, 90-100, 104-107, 161-166, 178-186, 194-197, 223-228, 256-261, 276-282, 287-292, 300-304, 307-313, 339-344, 348-353, 373-378, 423-427, 445-449, 461-464

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

Bud Pole: Jeff Gordon,#24, DuPont, Chevrolet
EA Sports Move of the Race: Kurt Busch,#97, Rubbermaid, Ford
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap: Jeff Gordon,#24, DuPont, Chevrolet
Infogrames Pit Strategy Award: Jimmy Fennig,#97, Rubbermaid, Ford
MBNA Mid-race Leader: Sterling Marlin,#40, Coors Light, Dodge
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race: Kurt Busch,#97, Rubbermaid, Ford
NASCAR Rookie of the Race: Jamie McMurray,#42, Havoline , Dodge
Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Favorite: Kurt Busch,#97, Rubbermaid, Ford
USG Improving the Finish Award: Kurt Busch,#97, Rubbermaid, Ford
Waste Management Picking Up Places: Jamie McMurray,#42, Havoline , Dodge
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