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Tropicana Twister 300

Status: Final Chicagoland Speedway

Race Capsule

Chicagoland Speedway
  • What:

    Race 19 of 34 on XFINITY circuit

  • Where:

    Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, IL

  • When:

    July 10, 2004 2:20 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    200

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    300.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $1,367,504

Drivers to Watch

Matt Kenseth Defending series champion climbed back to fifth in the standings - his positioning entering the "Chase" - following a 14th in Talladega last week; had fallen from fourth to seventh after crashing into a tire barrier filled with water entering pit lane on lap 120 in Dover two weeks ago, finishing 32nd; ran second in first race of the "Chase" in New Hampshire; has finished outside the top 10 four times in last five races after posting five top-10s in the previous six; fifth on the circuit with 16 top-10s, including back-to-back victories in Subway 400 and UAW DaimlerChrysler 400.