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Race Capsule

Texas Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 8 of 36 on XFINITY circuit

  • Where:

    Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX

  • When:

    March 29, 2003 2:00 pm EST

  • Laps:

    200

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    300.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $1,284,492

Drivers to Watch

Matt Kenseth The championship is his for the taking, baring any major problems in the last 10 races; very consistent this year, with lowest finish a 22nd in the Virginia 500 in April; first in the points since the season's fourth week and is 418 points ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr.; leads series with 20 top-10 finishes and is tied with Bobby Labonte and Ryan Newman with 10 finishes among the top five; was 10th in this race last year and third in the July event after starting from the pole.