2002 Ford 400

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2002 Ford 400
Race details
Race 36 of 36 in the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season
Date November 17, 2002 (2002-November-17)
Location Homestead Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 267 laps, 400.5 mi (644.52 km)
Weather Temperatures averaging about 70.2 °F (21.2 °C); wind speeds reaching up to 21.8 miles per hour (35.1 km/h)[1]
Average speed 116.462 miles per hour (187.427 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Roush Racing
Most laps led
Driver Joe Nemechek Hendrick Motorsports
Laps 111
Winner
No. 97 Kurt Busch Roush Racing
Television in the United States
Network NBC
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Benny Parsons, & Wally Dallenbach

The 2002 Ford 400 was an NASCAR Winston Cup Series race held on November 17, 2002 at Homestead Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Contested over 267 laps on the 1.5 mile (2.4 km) speedway, it was the 36th and final race of the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Kurt Busch of Roush Racing won the race and Tony Stewart of Joe Gibbs Racing won the championship.

Summary[edit]

Starting in 2002 season, the final race was held at Homestead Miami Speedway. In the final race on the old configuration, Kurt Busch drove to his 4th win in a rain-delayed event, and Tony Stewart would win his 1st career championship.

Top 10 results[edit]

Pos No. Driver Team Manufacturer
1 97 Kurt Busch Roush Racing Ford
2 25 Joe Nemechek Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
3 99 Jeff Burton Roush Racing Ford
4 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford
5 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
6 12 Ryan Newman Penske Racing Ford
7 9 Bill Elliott Evernham Motorsports Dodge
8 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet
9 21 Elliott Sadler Wood Brothers Racing Ford
10 55 Bobby Hamilton Andy Petree Racing Chevrolet

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weather information at The Old Farmers Almanac