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2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series

The 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup season was the 56th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 33rd modern-era Cup series season. The season began on Saturday, February 7, and ended on Sunday, November 21. Kurt Busch with Roush Racing driving a Ford was the Nextel Cup champion. It was the first season that NASCAR utilized the chase for the Cup format Nextel that began with the Sylvania 300 on Sunday, September 19. In accordance with the rules format, the TOP 10 drivers and any additional drivers within 400 points of the leader at the end of the 26th race would be eligi ...

2004 Advance Auto Parts 500

The 2004 Advance Auto Parts 500 was the eighth stock car race of the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. It was held on April 18, 2004 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia before a crowd of 91.000. The 500-lap race was won by Rusty Wallace of the Penske-Jasper Racing team after he started from seventeenth position, It was Wallaces fifty-fifth and final victory of his career. Bobby Labonte finished second and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. came in third.

2004 Auto Club 500

The 2004 Auto Club 500 was a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series stock car race held on May 2, 2004 at California Speedway in Fontana, California. Contested over 250 laps on the 2-mile asphalt D-shaped oval, it was the tenth race of the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series season. Jeff Gordon of Hendrick Motorsports won the race.

2004 Banquet 400

The 2004 Banquet 400 was a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race that took place on October 10, 2004, at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. The race was won from the pole by Joe Nemechek, his final trip to victory lane in NASCAR. Ricky Rudd finished second and Greg Biffle came in third.

2004 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500

The 2004 Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500 was a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series stock car race held on October 31, 2004 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Contested over 325 laps, the race was the 33rd of the 36-race 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series season. Ryan Newman of Penske-Jasper Racing won the pole, while Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports won the race. Roush Racing teammates Mark Martin and Carl Edwards finished second and third, respectively.

2004 Brickyard 400

The 2004 Brickyard 400, the 11th running of the event, was a NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race held on August 8, 2004 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Contested at 161 laps – extended from 160 laps due to a green–white–checker finish – on the 2.5 mile speedway, it was the twenty-first race of the 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series season. Jeff Gordon of Hendrick Motorsports won the race.