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</center> The 2000 Busch 200 was a Busch Series event held at New Hampshire International Speedway on May 13, 2000. Tim Fedewa won the race from the pole, holding off Jeff Green. Green, in turn, held an 83-point championship lead on Todd Bodine following the event. However, it was a very sober weekend for everyone. Adam Petty became the first driver since John Nemechek to lose his life in a NASCAR race. The promising youngster died in a head-on practice crash.

2000 Busch 200

General info
Series Busch Series
Location New Hampshire International Speedway
Date May 13, 2000
Qualifying
Pole Sitter Tim Fedewa
Pole Speed 130.247 mph
Race Data
Winner Tim Fedewa
Margin of Victory .551 sec
Average Speed 89.366 mph
Cautions 9 for 58 laps
Points Leader Jeff Green (+83)

Qualifying results Edit

Tim Fedewa won the pole hours after Petty's death. He qualified at a speed of 130 mph. Buckshot Jones qualified on the outside pole, while points leader Jeff Green started twelfth.

The following drivers failed to qualify for the race: Ricky Hendrick (#24), Tony Roper (#50), Wayne Grubb (#83), Ashton Lewis (#46), Andy Kirby (#39), Adam Petty (#45)

Additional race data Edit

  • Leaders: 4
  • Time of race: 2:22:04
  • Average speed: 89.336 mph
  • Margin of Victory: .551 sec
  • Out of respect for Petty, Fedewa started the race in third position, as the field lined up in the "Missing Man Formation."
  • A vicious crash took place among several cars late in the race, causing Dick Trickle's car to catch on fire. Trickle was not injured, and was actually able to drive the car for a few more inches after the fire began.

Results Edit

Finish Start No. Name Sponsor Make Laps Laps Lead Status
1 136Tim FedewaStanley ToolsChevrolet200118running
2 1210ppcNesquikJeff GreenNesteaChevrolet2000running
3 1757Jason KellerExcedrinChevrolet2000running
4 1466Todd BodinePhillips 66Chevrolet2000running
5 3353Hank Parker Jr.Team MarinesChevrolet2000running
6 3725Andy SanterreLanceChevrolet2000running
7 527Casey AtwoodCastrol GTXChevrolet2000running
8 834David GreenAFG GlassChevrolet2000running
9 798Elton SawyerLysolFord2000running
10 2131Steve ParkWhelen EngineeringChevrolet2004running
11 2326Bobby Hamilton, Jr.BaywatchChevrolet2000running
12 1559Phil ParsonsKingsford/AlltelChevrolet2000running
13 1392Jimmie Johnson (R)AlltelChevrolet2000running
14 1017Jason SchulerVisineChevrolet2000running
15 1133Tony RainesAlka-SetzerChevrolet2000running
16 3843Jay SauterQuality Farm & CountryChevrolet2000running
17 1919P.J. Jones (R)Yellow Freight/Pameco/KobaltChevrolet1990running
18 32RCRBuschKevin Harvick (R)ACDelcoChevrolet19915running
19 200Buckshot JonesCheez-ItChevrolet19961running
20 203Ron Hornaday (R)NAPA Auto PartsChevrolet1990running
21 2820Mike Borkowski (R)AT&TPontiac1990running
22 1855Michael Ritch (R)University of FloridaFord1990running
23 4244Justin LabonteSlim JimChevrolet1980running
24 4118Jason Leffler (R)MBNAPontiac1980running
25 4063Mark GreenExxon SuperfloChevrolet1970running
26 4330Mike OlsenLittle TreesChevrolet1970running
27 2297Anthony Lazzaro (R)McDonald'sFord1960running
28 2515Derek Gilcrest (R)Hot TamalesChevrolet1930running
29 307Ted ChristopherLesCare KitchensChevrolet1920crash
30 275Dick TrickleSchneider TruckingChevrolet1920crash
31 3482Glenn Allen, Jr.ChannellockChevrolet1920running
32 168Bobby Hillin, Jr.KleenexChevrolet1880crash
33 648Mike McLaughlinGoulds PumpsChevrolet1690engine
34 923Ricky CravenAgree Shampoo & ConditionerChevrolet1470rear end
35 3111Jason JarrettRayovacPontiac1260crash
36 3221Mike DillonRockwell AutomationChevrolet1190crash
37 3935Lyndon AmickPowertel/Mitsubishi WirelessChevrolet1000crash
38 3637Kevin GrubbTimber WolfChevrolet970crash
39 41Randy LaJoieBob EvansChevrolet860crash
40 2981Blaise AlexanderTracfone/WCWChevrolet530engine
41 354Jeff PurvisPorter-CablePontiac180crash
42 2477Chad ChaffinLear Corporation/UAWFord00crash
43 266Joe BesseyPower TeamChevrolet00crash
  • (R) - denotes rookies

Points Edit

  1. Jeff Green +83
  2. Todd Bodine -83
  3. Matt Kenseth -253
  4. Randy LaJoie -319
  5. Ron Hornaday -337
  6. Jason Keller -362
  7. David Green -397
  8. Kevin Harvick -422
  9. Elton Sawyer -482
  10. Hank Parker, Jr. -518

External links Edit

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