2003 Aaron's 499 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 6, 2003 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 13 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 188 34 running 180
2 2 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 188 12 running 175
3 3 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 188 1 running 170
4 15 32 Ricky Craven Tide With Bleach Pontiac 188 0 running 160
5 28 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's, got milk? Chevy 188 1 running 160
6 11 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 188 2 running 155
7 24 22 Ward Burton Caterpillar Dodge 188 5 running 151
8 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont, Pepsi Chevy 188 24 running 147
9 27 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 188 9 running 143
10 6 31 Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless, Special Olympics Chevy 188 0 running 134
11 21 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific Dodge 188 0 running 130
12 18 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 188 2 running 132
13 5 9 Bill Elliott Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 188 1 running 129
14 40 43 John Andretti Cheerios Dodge 188 1 running 126
15 7 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 188 65 running 128
16 43 74 Tony Raines BACE Motorsports Chevy 188 0 running 115
17 25 23 Kenny Wallace Stacker 2 Dodge 188 0 running 112
18 1 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 187 19 running 114
19 26 97 Kurt Busch Rubbermaid Ford 186 1 running 111
20 12 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevy 184 1 running 108
21 29 25 Joe Nemechek UAW-Delphi Chevy 182 0 engine 100
22 33 16 Greg Biffle Grainger Ford 178 0 running 97
23 39 77 Dave Blaney Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford 178 0 running 94
24 16 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 177 10 running 96
25 19 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 156 0 running 88
26 9 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 154 0 running 85
27 14 42 Jamie McMurray Havoline Dodge 154 0 running 82
28 35 54 Todd Bodine National Guard Ford 152 0 running 79
29 30 30 Jeff Green America Online Chevy 124 0 running 76
30 36 09 Mike Wallace Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts Dodge 120 0 electrical 73
31 42 4 Mike Skinner Kodak Pontiac 120 0 running 70
32 22 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Chevy 118 0 running 67
33 41 49 Ken Schrader 1-800-Call-ATT Dodge 110 0 running 64
34 20 0 Jack Sprague NetZero Pontiac 109 0 running 61
35 38 99 Jeff Burton Citgo Ford 107 0 running 58
36 23 01 Jerry Nadeau U.S. Army Pontiac 73 0 crash 55
37 31 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 12 0 crash 52
38 34 7 Jimmy Spencer Sirius Satellite Radio Dodge 9 0 crash 49
39 8 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 3 0 crash 46
40 10 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 3 0 crash 43
41 17 10 Johnny Benson, Jr. Valvoline Pontiac 3 0 crash 40
42 37 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft Ford 3 0 crash 37
43 32 02 Hermie Sadler Aaron's Dream Machine, 1-800-4-Autism Chevy 3 0 crash 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Brett Bodine, Larry Foyt, David Green
Time of Race: 3h:27:28
Fast Qualifier: Jeremy Mayfield - 51.349 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.125 seconds
Average Speed: 144.625 mph
Cautions: 6 for 32 laps - 5-13 (#0,1,01,2,02,4,6,7,8,9,10,12,16,17,18,20,21,25,30,31,41,42,43,45,49,54,77,99 accident (turn 2)); 37-40 (debris); 64-67 (debris); 84-89 (#15,38 accident (turn 3)); 91-94 (#16,20,97 accident (turn 4)); 133-137 (debris)
Lead Changes: 43 among 16 drivers - Jeremy Mayfield 1-8; Kevin Harvick 9-19; Michael Waltrip 20-29; Steve Park 30; Sterling Marlin 31-32; Jimmie Johnson 33-36; Terry Labonte 37; Jimmie Johnson 38-47; Jeremy Mayfield 48-49; Jimmie Johnson 50-53; Jeremy Mayfield 54-57; Jeff Gordon 58; Jeremy Mayfield 59-63; Bill Elliott 64; Jimmie Johnson 65-79; Matt Kenseth 80-83; Kurt Busch 84; Jimmie Johnson 85-99; Matt Kenseth 100-103; Kevin Harvick 104; Ward Burton 105-106; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 107-112; Jeff Gordon 113-118; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 119-121; Jeff Gordon 122-125; John Andretti 126; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 127-128; Jeff Gordon 129-141; Ward Burton 142-143; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 144-154; Jimmie Johnson 155-156; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 157-160; Dale Jarrett 161-162; Elliott Sadler 163; Jimmie Johnson 164-171; Dale Earnhardt, Jr.172-175; Jimmie Johnson 176; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 177; Jimmie Johnson 178; Ward Burton 179; Jimmie Johnson 180-184; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 185; Matt Kenseth 186; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 187-188