2002 Aaron's 499 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 21, 2002 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 4 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 188 133 running 185
2 3 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 188 14 running 175
3 20 97 Kurt Busch Rubbermaid Ford 188 0 running 165
4 10 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont, Pepsi Chevy 188 0 running 160
5 33 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 188 2 running 160
6 41 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 188 2 running 155
7 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 188 8 running 151
8 13 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 188 0 running 142
9 25 99 Jeff Burton Citgo Supergard Ford 188 1 running 143
10 12 45 Kyle Petty Sprint Dodge 188 0 running 134
11 22 23 Hut Stricklin Hills Brothers Coffee Dodge 188 0 running 130
12 23 09 Geoffrey Bodine Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts Ford 188 0 running 127
13 24 11 Brett Bodine Hooters, Wells Fargo Ford 188 0 running 124
14 38 28 Ricky Rudd Havoline Ford 188 0 running 121
15 5 22 Ward Burton Caterpillar Dodge 188 0 running 118
16 30 30 Jeff Green America Online Chevy 188 0 running 115
17 32 41 Jimmy Spencer Target Dodge 188 0 running 112
18 35 32 Ricky Craven Tide Ford 188 0 running 109
19 39 9 Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 188 0 running 106
20 11 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 188 0 running 103
21 27 98 Kenny Wallace Aaron's Chevy 188 0 running 100
22 43 55 Bobby Hamilton Schneider Electric, Square D Chevy 187 0 running 97
23 42 4 Mike Skinner Kodak Chevy 187 0 running 94
24 36 36 Ken Schrader M&M's Global Color Vote Pontiac 186 0 running 91
25 34 44 Steve Grissom Georgia-Pacific Dodge 186 0 running 88
26 16 7 Casey Atwood Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge 186 0 running 85
27 6 14 Stacy Compton Conseco Pontiac 184 0 running 82
28 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Service Chevy 181 0 running 79
29 26 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Pontiac 180 0 crash 76
30 37 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 180 18 running 78
31 21 77 Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford 180 0 running 70
32 15 25 Jerry Nadeau UAW-Delphi Chevy 179 0 running 67
33 2 31 Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless Chevy 176 0 running 64
34 9 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevy 174 0 running 61
35 29 26 Frank Kimmel Advance Auto Parts Ford 172 0 running 58
36 31 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 167 2 crash 60
37 19 6 Mark Martin Pfizer, Viagra Ford 166 5 crash 57
38 28 43 John Andretti Cheerios Dodge 164 0 crash 49
39 7 10 Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline Pontiac 164 0 crash 46
40 40 21 Elliott Sadler Motorcraft Ford 163 0 crash 43
41 17 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 163 0 crash 40
42 18 33 Mike Wallace Preen Chevy 162 0 crash 37
43 8 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Ford 141 3 engine 39
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Rick Mast, Shawna Robinson, Bobby Gerhart, Dick Trickle
Time of Race: 3h:08:41
Fast Qualifier: Jimmie Johnson - 51.337 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.060 seconds
Average Speed: 159.022 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps - 116-119 (debris); 165-175 (#1,2,4,5,6,7,9,09,10,17,18,19,20,21,28,29,31,32,33,41,43,44,55,77 accident (backstretch)); 181-184 (#6 stalled (backstretch))
Lead Changes: 26 among 10 drivers - Jimmie Johnson 1-8; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 9-32; Jeremy Mayfield 33; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 34-39; Michael Waltirp 40; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 41-50; Sterling Marlin 51-52; Matt Kenseth 53-56; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 57-65; Jeremy Mayfield 66; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 67-82; Michael Waltrip 83-95; Ryan Newman 96; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 97-105; Mark Martin 106; Jeff Burton 107; Matt Kenseth 108-113; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 114-115; Matt Kenseth 116-120; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 121; Matt Kenseth 122-124; Mark Martin 125; Ryan Newman 126-127; Mark Martin 128-130; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 131-162; Dale Jarrett 163-164; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 165-188