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Channellock 250

Status: Final Bristol Motor Speedway

Race Capsule

Bristol Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 7 of 36 on XFINITY circuit

  • Where:

    Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN

  • When:

    March 22, 2003 1:00 pm EST

  • Laps:

    250

  • Track Length:

    0.533 miles

  • Race Length:

    133.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $990,291

Drivers to Watch

Kevin Harvick Has a pair of top-10 finishes in four races at Michigan, including best starting position of 2nd and finish of third in the August race last year; placed 27th in the Sirius 400, but first top 10 at track came in this event 2001 (10th); retained ninth place in points despite 25th finish at Pocono.
Although just an 18th place finish at Pocono, that result coupled with Busch's 36th finish got Waltrip within eight points of Busch and fifth place in the ranks; one of two drivers (Johnson) to be in the top 10 all season long; finished fourth in last season's Sirius 400 at Michigan a personal-best performance for him in 35 career starts at the 2-mile oval; it was the first top 10 at the track since an eighth in this race in 1994 and just his fourth overall; has been strong on the qualifying side in recent races, starting seventh or better in his last three starts, including second in this race last season.