2000 Pontiac Excitement 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 6, 2000 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
400 L, 300 M, 482.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 400 31 running 180
2 30 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 400 27 running 175
3 18 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care, Ford Credit Ford 400 0 running 165
4 6 28 Ricky Rudd Texaco, Havoline Ford 400 0 running 160
5 1 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 400 227 running 165
6 13 22 Ward Burton Caterpillar Pontiac 400 12 running 155
7 29 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 400 0 running 146
8 7 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Pontiac 400 69 running 147
9 10 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford 400 0 running 138
10 31 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chevy 400 19 running 139
11 2 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevy 400 0 running 130
12 34 36 Ken Schrader M&M's Pontiac 400 0 running 127
13 4 60 Geoffrey Bodine Power Team Chevy 400 0 running 124
14 15 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevy 400 0 running 121
15 37 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 400 0 running 118
16 8 75 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Red Cell Batteries Ford 400 0 running 115
17 22 26 Jimmy Spencer Big Kmart, Route 66 Ford 400 0 running 112
18 12 43 John Andretti STP, Cheerios Pontiac 400 0 running 109
19 38 7 Michael Waltrip NationsRent Chevy 400 0 running 106
20 16 55 Kenny Wallace Square D, Cooper Lighting Chevy 400 0 running 103
21 39 16 Kevin Lepage FamilyClick.com Ford 400 0 running 100
22 19 9 Stacy Compton Kodiak, Cougar Ford 400 0 running 97
23 17 33 Joe Nemechek Oakwood Homes Chevy 399 0 running 94
24 42 21 Elliott Sadler Citgo Ford 398 1 running 96
25 23 10 Johnny Benson, Jr. Lycos Pontiac 398 0 running 88
26 9 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 396 0 running 85
27 35 32 Scott Pruett Tide Ford 392 0 running 82
28 41 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac 390 0 running 79
29 21 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Chevy 389 0 running 76
30 40 25 Jerry Nadeau Michael Holigan Homes Chevy 389 0 running 73
31 24 4 Bobby Hamilton Kodak Chevy 372 0 rear end 70
32 11 6 Mark Martin Valvoline MaxLife, Cummins Ford 362 3 crash 72
33 3 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevy 354 10 running 69
34 32 93 Dave Blaney Amoco Pontiac 339 0 running 61
35 27 77 Robert Pressley Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford 327 0 running 58
36 20 12 Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1 Ford 323 0 running 55
37 36 13 Robby Gordon Burger King, Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas Ford 282 0 brakes 52
38 28 11 Brett Bodine Ralph's Ford 280 0 engine 49
39 26 97 Chad Little John Deere Ford 273 1 crash 51
40 14 50 Ricky Craven Midwest Transit Chevy 239 0 crash 43
41 43 27 Mike Bliss Pfizer, Viagra Pontiac 170 0 crash 40
42 25 42 Kenny Irwin, Jr. BellSouth Chevy 170 0 crash 37
43 33 91 Todd Bodine Little Joe's Autos Chevy 42 0 crash 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Rick Mast, Darrell Waltrip, Dave Marcis, Ed Berrier
Time of Race: 3h:01:08
Fast Qualifier: Rusty Wallace - 21.645 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.159 seconds
Average Speed: 99.374 mph
Cautions: 9 for 59 laps - 9-12 (#12 accident (turn 4)); 44-53 (#91 accident (turn 4)); 118-124 (#13 accident turn 3)); 172-182 (#27,42 accident (frontstretch)); 240-244 (#50 accident (turn 2)); 264-267 (#18 spun (frontstretch)); 275-281 (#97 accident (turn 1)); 318-322 (#31 spun (backstretch)); 363-368 (#6 accident (frontstretch))
Lead Changes: 21 among 10 drivers - Rusty Wallace 1-43; Elliott Sadler 44; Rusty Wallace 45-110; Mike Skinner 111-112; Rusty Wallace 113-132; Mark Martin 133; Rusty Wallace 134-142; Mark Martin 143-144; Rusty Wallace 145-173; Chad Little 174; Mike Skinner 175-182; Rusty Wallace 183-208; Tony Stewart 209-240; Ward Burton 241; Rusty Wallace 242-275; Dale Earnhardt 276-288; Terry Labonte 289-315; Tony Stewart 316-318; Ward Burton 319-329; Tony Stewart 330-363; Dale Earnhardt 364-369; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 370-400