BUSCH: Homestead-Miami test notes 2002-110-04

Nascar Winston Cup Series points leader Tony Stewart posts fastest lap during testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway. MIAMI, FL (11/4/02) -NASCAR Winston Cup points leader Tony Stewart picked up today where Mark Martin left off last week as testing...

Nascar Winston Cup Series points leader Tony Stewart posts fastest lap during testing at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

MIAMI, FL (11/4/02) -NASCAR Winston Cup points leader Tony Stewart picked up today where Mark Martin left off last week as testing continued for Ford Championship Weekend, November 14-17 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After Martin posted the quickest lap (36.22 seconds/149.089 mph) during testing last Monday and Tuesday, it was Stewart who recorded the best trip (36.18 seconds/149.354 mph) around the 1.5-mile track on Monday.

Martin is Stewart's closest competitor for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series title, which seems destined to be determined at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Stewart leads Martin by a mere 112 points as both drivers pursue their first NASCAR Winston Cup title. NASCAR Busch Series points leader Greg Biffle posted the fourth-quickest lap today.

Eight drivers from the NASCAR Winston Cup (NWC) and NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) tested today. Listed below is each driver's best lap of the day as recorded by Homestead-Miami Speedway timing and scoring:

Driver, Car#/Series, Fastest Lap Time/Speed
Tony Stewart, No. 20 NWC, 36.18/149.354
Dave Blaney, No. 31 NBS, 36.63/147.420
Robert Pressley, No. 57 NWC, 36.68/147.312
Greg Biffle, No. 60 NBS, 36.72/147.059
Brian Vickers, No. 40 NBS, 36.86/146.500
Casey Atwood, No. 91 NWC, 36.86/146.500
Mike McLaughlin, No. 18 NBS, 37.15/145.357
Martin Truex, Jr., No. 156 NBS, 37.65/143.426

Tickets remain available for the first-ever Ford Championship Weekend. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call (305) 230-RACE or log on www.homesteadmiamispeedway.com

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Series NASCAR Cup , NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Tony Stewart , Greg Biffle , Robert Pressley , Casey Atwood , Mike McLaughlin , Martin Truex Jr. , Brian Vickers , Dave Blaney , Mark Martin