2004 Aaron's 499 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 25, 2004 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 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont, Pepsi Chevy 188 15 running 185
2 3 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 188 57 running 180
3 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 188 14 running 170
4 8 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 188 25 running 165
5 21 31 Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless Chevy 188 22 running 160
6 6 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 188 6 running 155
7 25 99 Jeff Burton Roundup Fast Act Ford 188 0 running 146
8 16 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 188 5 running 147
9 33 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco, Havoline Dodge 188 4 running 143
10 19 18 Bobby Labonte Wellbutrin XL Chevy 188 1 running 139
11 17 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 188 1 running 135
12 2 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 188 13 running 132
13 20 77 Brendan Gaughan Kodak Easy Share Dodge 188 0 running 124
14 29 30 Johnny Sauter America Online Chevy 188 0 running 121
15 18 16 Greg Biffle National Guard, Subway Ford 188 1 running 123
16 7 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 188 3 running 120
17 1 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft, U.S. Air Force Ford 188 0 running 112
18 30 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 188 2 running 114
19 15 43 Jeff Green Cheerios Dodge 188 0 running 106
20 23 4 Jimmy Spencer Morgan-McClure Motorsports Chevy 188 2 running 108
21 38 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 188 0 running 100
22 37 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 188 6 running 102
23 40 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 188 0 running 94
24 28 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific, Brawny Dodge 188 0 running 91
25 13 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 188 1 running 93
26 35 04 Eric McClure 77sports.com, I CAN Learn Chevy 188 1 running 90
27 39 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services Chevy 188 2 running 87
28 12 38 Elliott Sadler M&M's Ford 185 1 running 84
29 34 09 Johnny Benson, Jr. Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts Dodge 151 0 suspension 76
30 26 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 150 0 running 73
31 9 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light, Kentucky Derby Dodge 146 2 overheating 75
32 4 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevy 146 3 engine 72
33 32 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 144 0 running 64
34 5 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline Chevy 144 0 running 61
35 36 33 Kerry Earnhardt Bass Pro Shops, Tracker Boats Chevy 144 0 running 58
36 22 97 Kurt Busch Sharpie, Irwin Industrial Tools Ford 82 1 crash 60
37 27 00 Kenny Wallace Aaron's Chevy 82 0 crash 52
38 41 50 Derrike Cope Arnold Development Companies Dodge 82 0 crash 49
39 42 23 Dave Blaney Bill Davis Racing Dodge 81 0 crash 46
40 10 0 Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed Chevy 66 0 engine 43
41 43 89 Morgan Shepherd Racing With Jesus, Carter's Royal Dispos-All Dodge 65 0 transmission 40
42 31 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 59 0 engine 37
43 24 32 Ricky Craven Tide Chevy 7 0 engine 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Larry Foyt, Todd Bodine, Kirk Shelmerdine
Time of Race: 3h:51:53
Fast Qualifier: Ricky Rudd - 50.202 sec.
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Margin of Victory: Race Ended Under Yellow
Average Speed: 129.396 mph
Cautions: 11 for 55 laps - 4-6 (oil on track); 22-26 (#9,17 spun (frontstretch)); 35-39 (debris (frontstretch)); 68-73 (oil on track); 84-88 (#00,2,5,9,10,12,19,23,50 accident (turn 4)); 94-99 (debris (turn 4)); 115-120 (#33 accident (backstretch)); 147-153 (debris (backstretch)); 167-171 (debris (turn 4)); 177-179 (#20 spun (turn 4)); 185-188 (#25 accident (turn 4))
Lead Changes: 54 among 23 drivers - Michael Waltrip 1-2; Joe Nemechek 3-4; Mark Martin 5-10; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 11-14; Sterling Marlin 15-16; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 17; Kurt Busch 18; Casey Mears 19-23; Ryan Newman 24; Robby Gordon 25-30; Jeff Gordon 31-35; Dale Jarrett 36; Jeff Gordon 37-39; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 40-43; Tony Stewart 44-45; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 46; Kevin Harvick 47-49; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 50-53; Jimmie Johnson 54-55; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 56; Brian Vickers 57-58; Michael Waltrip 59-68; Dale Jarrett 69; Robby Gordon 70-77; Jeff Gordon 78; Kevin Harvick 79-81; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 82-84; Dale Jarrett 85; Jimmy Spencer 86; Scott Wimmer 87-88; Kevin Harvick 89-94; Bobby Labonte 95; Eric McClure 96; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 97-113; Jamie McMurray 114-115; Elliott Sadler 116; Robby Gordon 117-120; Michael Waltrip 121; Jamie McMurray 122-123; Jimmie Johnson 124-131; Joe Nemechek 132; Jimmie Johnson 133-135; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 136-137; Jimmie Johnson 138-144; Tony Stewart 145-148; Greg Biffle 149; Terry Labonte 150; Jimmy Spencer 151; Robby Gordon 152-155; Jimmie Johnson 156-160; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 161-179; Kevin Harvick 180-181; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 182; Jeff Gordon 183-188