OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

EA SPORTS 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr won the 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES EA Sports 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,086,291

RACE

  • NUMBER: 29
  • NAME: EA Sports 500
  • DATE: 10-03-2004
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 22

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt Jr
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 156.929
  • START POSITION: 10th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 47
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 10 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet Budweiser 190 180 10 188 78 Running 305,968
2 15 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 175 170 5 188 3 Running 165,208
3 3 88 Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 165 165 0 188 0 Running 137,922
4 26 77 Brendan Gaughan Dodge Kodak / Jasper Engines 165 160 5 188 7 Running 100,640
5 8 97 Kurt Busch Ford Sharpie / Irwin Industrial Tools 160 155 5 188 4 Running 104,290
6 30 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Home Depot 155 150 5 188 4 Running 120,603
7 1 01 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet U.S. Army 151 146 5 188 1 Running 106,075
8 34 41 Casey Mears Dodge Target / Breast Cancer Awareness 147 142 5 188 5 Running 100,000
9 36 31 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Cingular Wireless 138 138 0 188 0 Running 108,562
10 28 0 Ward Burton Chevrolet NetZero Hi Speed 139 134 5 188 1 Running 76,000
11 4 10 Scott Riggs Chevrolet Zerex / Valvoline 135 130 5 188 1 Running 96,952
12 2 21 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft / Rent-A-Center 127 127 0 188 0 Running 97,471
13 13 30 Jeff Burton Chevrolet America Online 129 124 5 188 6 Running 79,180
14 7 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Smirnoff Ice / DeWalt 121 121 0 188 0 Running 116,973
15 17 6 Mark Martin Ford Viagra 118 118 0 188 0 Running 79,035
16 19 12 Ryan Newman Dodge Alltel 120 115 5 188 1 Running 112,492
17 24 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge Texaco / Havoline 112 112 0 188 0 Running 76,985
18 41 09 Mike Wallace Dodge Miccosukee Gaming & Resorts 114 109 5 188 4 Running 68,670
19 5 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 111 106 5 188 12 Running 112,428
20 37 49 Ken Schrader Dodge Schwan's Home Service 108 103 5 188 1 Running 68,140
21 38 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's 100 100 0 188 0 Running 95,285
22 6 38 Elliott Sadler Ford M&M's 102 97 5 188 1 Running 102,398
23 11 02 Hermie Sadler Ford East Tennessee Trailers 99 94 5 188 1 Running 67,420
24 22 33 Kerry Earnhardt Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 91 91 0 188 0 Running 63,000
25 14 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet NAPA 93 88 5 188 7 Running 98,786
26 33 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge Miller Lite 90 85 5 188 15 Running 106,403
27 23 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 82 82 0 187 0 Running 95,360
28 12 16 Greg Biffle Ford National Guard / Subway 79 79 0 187 0 Running 73,625
29 35 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Georgia-Pacific / Brawny 76 76 0 187 0 Running 78,065
30 20 11 Ricky Craven Chevrolet Old Spice 73 73 0 187 0 Running 62,405
31 29 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge Caterpillar 70 70 0 187 0 Running 82,820
32 43 1 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Aaron's 67 67 0 185 0 Running 61,735
33 42 98 Larry Gunselman Ford Mach One Inc. 64 64 0 183 0 Running 62,575
34 32 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge Coors Light / Rascal Flatts 61 61 0 178 0 Crash 94,555
35 27 18 Bobby Labonte Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 58 58 0 178 0 Crash 106,533
36 21 25 Brian Vickers Chevrolet GMAC Financial Services 55 55 0 164 0 Overheating 69,400
37 16 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 57 52 5 157 35 Engine 81,150
38 9 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 49 49 0 147 0 Crash 77,689
39 18 43 Jeff Green Dodge Cheerios / Betty Crocker 46 46 0 142 0 Crash 87,495
40 40 4 Jimmy Spencer Chevrolet Lucas Oil Products 48 43 5 142 1 Crash 61,155
41 31 06 Chad Blount Dodge Mobil 1 40 40 0 131 0 Engine 61,105
42 25 99 Carl Edwards Ford Roush Racing 37 37 0 122 0 Engine 94,477
43 39 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr Chevrolet Tide 34 34 0 120 0 Crash 69,261