2000 DieHard 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 16, 2000 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 36 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevy 188 25 running 180
2 8 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevy 188 0 running 170
3 4 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chevy 188 5 running 170
4 12 42 Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth Chevy 188 0 running 160
5 20 26 Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart, Route 66 Ford 188 14 running 160
6 5 6 Mark Martin Eagle One, Cummins Ford 188 98 running 160
7 33 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 188 0 running 146
8 7 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Chevy 188 21 running 147
9 21 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac 188 0 running 138
10 9 22 Ward Burton Caterpillar Pontiac 188 0 running 134
11 25 43 John Andretti STP, Cheerios Pontiac 188 0 running 130
12 38 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 188 14 running 132
13 13 10 Johnny Benson, Jr. Lycos Pontiac 188 0 running 124
14 1 12 Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1 Ford 188 4 running -25
15 2 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford 188 0 running 118
16 35 75 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Red Cell Batteries Ford 188 0 running 115
17 3 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care, Ford Credit Ford 187 4 running 117
18 42 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 187 2 running 114
19 30 25 Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan.com Chevy 187 0 running 106
20 15 32 Scott Pruett Tide Ford 187 0 running 103
21 37 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 187 0 running 100
22 24 33 Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes Chevy 187 0 running 97
23 19 77 Robert Pressley Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford 186 0 running 94
24 18 27 Mike Bliss Pfizer, Viagra Pontiac 186 0 running 91
25 14 97 Chad Little John Deere Ford 185 0 running 88
26 43 66 Darrell Waltrip Big Kmart, Route 66 Ford 185 0 running 85
27 10 28 Ricky Rudd Texaco, Havoline Ford 182 0 running 82
28 23 90 Ed Berrier Hills Brothers Coffee Ford 178 0 running 79
29 32 50 Ricky Craven Midwest Transit Chevy 173 0 engine 76
30 16 93 Dave Blaney Amoco Pontiac 151 0 crash 73
31 11 7 Michael Waltrip NationsRent Chevy 148 0 running 70
32 41 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevy 145 0 running 67
33 22 9 Stacy Compton Kodiak, Cougar Ford 140 0 crash 64
34 39 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Pontiac 138 0 crash 61
35 29 15 Ted Musgrave Fenley-Moore Motorsports Ford 137 0 crash 58
36 40 36 Ken Schrader M&M's Pontiac 137 0 crash 55
37 34 13 Robby Gordon Menards, Duracell Ford 136 0 crash 52
38 27 71 Dave Marcis Realtree Chevy 136 0 crash 49
39 31 60 Dick Trickle Power Team Chevy 135 0 crash 46
40 26 55 Kenny Wallace Square D, Cooper Lighting Chevy 130 0 engine 43
41 17 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 116 1 engine 45
42 6 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 113 0 engine 37
43 28 4 Bobby Hamilton Kodak Chevy 110 0 engine 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Brett Bodine, Kevin Lepage, Rick Mast, Elliott Sadler, Gary Bradberry
Time of Race: 3h:06:11
Fast Qualifier: Jeremy Mayfield - 51.217 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.189 seconds
Average Speed: 161.157 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps - 2-3 (debris (turn 2)); 132-135 (debris (turn 2)); 139-146 (#1,7,8,9,13,15,18,20,27,28,32,33,36,60,71,77,90 accident (frontstretch)); 149-151 (#28 spun (turn 2))
Lead Changes: 27 among 10 drivers - Jeremy Mayfield 1-3; Dale Jarrett 4-7; Mark Martin 8-28; Jimmy Spencer 29; Mark Martin 30-55; Dale Earnhardt 56; Mark Martin 57-60; Jeff Burton 61; Matt Kenseth 62-63; Sterling Marlin 64-84; Jimmy Spencer 85-88; Dale Earnhardt 89-92; Jimmy Spencer 93-94; Jeff Burton 95-102; Jeff Gordon 103; Rusty Wallace 104; Jeff Gordon 105-112; Jimmy Spencer 113-119; Jeff Burton 120-124; Mark Martin 125; Jeff Gordon 126-130; Jeremy Mayfield 131; Mark Martin 132-154; Jeff Gordon 155; Mark Martin 156-158; Jeff Gordon 159-162; Mark Martin 163-182; Jeff Gordon 183-188