2004 Food City 500 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 28, 2004 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 13 97 Kurt Busch Sharpie, Irwin Industrial Tools Ford 500 119 running 190
2 4 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Dodge 500 100 running 175
3 14 29 Kevin Harvick GM Goodwrench Chevy 500 0 running 165
4 17 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Dodge 500 72 running 165
5 23 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 500 0 running 155
6 19 49 Ken Schrader Schwan's Home Service Dodge 500 0 running 150
7 1 12 Ryan Newman Alltel Dodge 500 25 running 151
8 6 42 Jamie McMurray Texaco, Havoline Dodge 500 0 running 117
9 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 500 0 running 138
10 8 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 500 0 running 134
11 18 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 500 91 running 110
12 3 16 Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt, National Guard Ford 500 58 running 132
13 20 22 Scott Wimmer Caterpillar Dodge 500 0 running 124
14 9 38 Elliott Sadler Pedigree, M&M's Ford 500 0 running 121
15 10 30 Johnny Sauter America Online Chevy 500 1 running 123
16 11 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 500 8 running 120
17 16 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 500 0 running 112
18 33 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 500 0 running 109
19 32 31 Robby Gordon Cingular Wireless Chevy 500 1 running 111
20 7 77 Brendan Gaughan Kodak, The Punisher Dodge 500 0 running 103
21 30 88 Dale Jarrett UPS Ford 500 0 running 100
22 25 32 Ricky Craven Tide Chevy 499 0 running 97
23 21 6 Mark Martin Viagra Ford 499 0 running 94
24 12 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 498 25 running 96
25 36 45 Kyle Petty Georgia-Pacific, Brawny Dodge 498 0 running 88
26 37 50 Derrike Cope Arnold Development Companies Dodge 497 0 running 85
27 26 01 Joe Nemechek U.S. Army Chevy 496 0 running 82
28 39 0 Ward Burton NetZero Hi Speed Chevy 496 0 running 79
29 29 43 Jeff Green Cheerios, Betty Crocker Dodge 496 0 running 76
30 35 4 Kevin Lepage Food City Chevy 495 0 running 73
31 42 02 Hermie Sadler East Tennessee Trailers Pontiac 490 0 running 70
32 38 94 Stanton Barrett Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits, AmericInn Chevy 453 0 crash 67
33 27 18 Bobby Labonte Wellbutrin XL Chevy 428 0 running 64
34 28 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline, Harlem Globetrotters Chevy 404 0 crash 61
35 22 25 Brian Vickers GMAC Financial Services Chevy 377 0 running 58
36 24 41 Casey Mears Target Dodge 331 0 running 55
37 15 21 Ricky Rudd Motorcraft, Rent-A-Center Ford 166 0 crash 52
38 31 99 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford 138 0 too slow 49
39 34 98 Geoffrey Bodine Lucas Oil Ford 59 0 brakes 46
40 5 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers, UAW Dodge 57 0 crash 43
41 41 72 Kirk Shelmerdine Black Wolf Harley-Davidson Ford 7 0 handling 40
42 40 09 Joe Ruttman Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts Dodge 4 0 rear end 37
43 43 80 Andy Hillenburg Commercial Truck & Trailer Ford 4 0 brakes 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Morgan Shepherd
Time of Race: 3h:13:34
Fast Qualifier: Ryan Newman - 14.954 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.428 seconds
Average Speed: 82.607 mph
Cautions: 11 for 85 laps - 59-65 (#9,42 accident (turn 1)); 68-73 (debris); 102-110 (#18,29,99 accident (turn 3)); 169-178 (#21,41 accident (backstretch)); 202-209 (#31 spun (turn 2)); 381-394 (#4 spun (turn 4)); 408-413 (#10,43 accident (backstretch)); 432-437 (#8 spun (turn 2)); 464-472 (#94 accident (turn 2)); 483-487 (#77 spun (frontstretch)); 494-498 (#88 accident (turn 1))
Lead Changes: 13 among 10 drivers - Ryan Newman 1-25; Rusty Wallace 26-81; Tony Stewart 82-106; Greg Biffle 107-149; Rusty Wallace 150-172; Greg Biffle 173-187; Rusty Wallace 188-203; Robby Gordon 204; Sterling Marlin 205-276; Rusty Wallace 277-281; Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 282-372; Johnny Sauter 373; Jimmie Johnson 374-381; Kurt Busch 382-500