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2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series

The 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series was the 54th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 31st modern era Cup Series season. It began on February 10, 2002 at Daytona International Speedway, and ended on November 17, 2002 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Tony Stewart, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, was declared as the Winston Cup champion. Bill Elliott won the 2002 NASCARs Most Popular Driver Award. He would win it for the 16th and final time in his career. He withdrew from the ballot after receiving the award. The NASCAR Manufacturers Championship was captured by Ford ...

2002 Food City 500

The 2002 Food City 500 was the sixth stock car race of the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series. It was held on March 24, 2002 at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. The 500-lap race was won by Kurt Busch of the Roush Racing team, Jimmy Spencer finished second and Ricky Rudd came in third.

2002 MBNA All-American Heroes 400

The 2002 MBNA All-American Heroes 400 was an NASCAR Winston Cup Series race held on September 22, 2002 at Dover International Speedway, in Dover, Delaware. Contested over 400 laps on the 1-mile concrete speedway, it was the 28th race of the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports won the race.

2002 NAPA Auto Parts 500

The 2002 NAPA Auto Parts 500 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series stock car race held on April 28, 2002 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 2002 Winston Cup Series season. Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports won the race, his first career Winston Cup Series victory. Kurt Busch finished second and Ricky Rudd finished third.

2002 Aarons 499

The 2002 Aarons 499 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series racing event that was held on April 21, 2002, at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. of Dale Earnhardt, Inc. won the race, his first of the season and the second of his four straight wins at Talladega. His teammate Michael Waltrip finished second and Kurt Busch finished third.

2002 Brickyard 400

The 2002 Brickyard 400, the 9th running of the event, was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series race held on August 4, 2002 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. Contested at 160 laps on the 2.5 mile speedway, it was the twenty-first race of the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Bill Elliott of Evernham Motorsports won the race. It was the first race for steel and reduction of foam safer barrier at Indianapolis, which will be used to make racing accidents safer.