2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series

The 2002 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series was the eighth season of the Craftsman Truck Series, the third highest stock car racing series sanctioned by NASCAR in the United States. Mike Bliss of Xpress Motorsports was crowned the champion at season's end.

Mike Bliss, shown here in 2009, the 2002 Craftsman Truck Series champion.

2002 teams and driversEdit

Full-time teamsEdit

Manufacturer Team No. Driver(s) Crew chief
Chevrolet
Addington Racing 60 Travis Kvapil Rick Ren
Green Light Racing 07 Jason Small (R) Mark Blessing
08 Bobby Dotter Doug Howe
Joe Gibbs Racing 20 Coy Gibbs Doug Hewitt
L&R Racing 90 Lance Norick Gary Showalter
MacDonald Motorsports 72 Randy MacDonald 19 Steve Bird
Teri MacDonald 2
Aaron Daniel 1
Blake Mallory 1
Morgan-Dollar Motorsports 46 Dennis Setzer John Monsam 7
Danny Gill 15
Orleans Racing 62 Brendan Gaughan (R) Shane Wilson
Portenga Motorsports 39 Steve Portenga George Church
SealMaster Racing 88 Matt Crafton Jerry Cook
Spears Motorsports 75 David Starr Dave McCarty
Team Racing 86 Phil Bonifield 3 Bernie Taft
Wayne Edwards 2
Dana White (R) 8
Donnie Neuenberger 1
Lance Hooper 8
Xpress Motorsports 16 Mike Bliss Dave Fuge 7
John Monsam 15
Dodge Bobby Hamilton Racing 4 Brian Rose 13 Danny Rollins 6
Randy Seals 16
Bobby Hamilton 2
Bobby Hamilton Jr. 1
Joe Ruttman 1
Ryan Hemphill 4
Rick Bogart 1
8 Bill Lester (R) Kip McCord
18 Robert Pressley Danny Gill 6
Danny Rollins 16
Petty Enterprises 43 Carlos Contreras Howard Comstock
RDS Motorsports 79 Joe Ruttman 1 Ralph Wingfield
Sammy Ware
Jerry Hill 21
Ultra Motorsports 1 Ted Musgrave Gene Nead
2 Jason Leffler Tim Kohuth
Ford Circle Bar Racing 14 Rick Crawford Ray Stonkus
Countryman Motorsports 15 Trent Owens 7 Craig Osbourne
Rich Bickle 6
Mark Gibson 2
Brian Rose 3
Andy Houston 4
K Automotive Racing 29 Terry Cook Bob Keselowski
Roush Racing 50 Jon Wood Dan Binks
Chevrolet
Ford
Troxell Racing 93 Randy Briggs 4 Cliff Button
Mike Harmon 1
Jerry Allec Jr. 3
Aaron Daniel 1
Larry Gunselman 1
Randy MacDonald 4
Teri MacDonald 2
Michael Dokken 3
Norm Benning 1
Jody Lavender 1
Brad Bennett 1

Part-time teamsEdit

Note: If under "team", the owner's name is listed and in italics, that means the name of the race team that fielded the truck is unknown.

Manufacturer Team No. Driver(s) Crew chief Rounds
Chevrolet Andy Petree Racing 33 Andy Petree ??? 2
Tony Stewart 1
Bo-Co High Performance 74 Bobby Coffey ??? 8
Cavin Councilor 56 Mike Swaim Jr. Lee Leslie 2
Conely Racing 7 Bryan Reffner John Conely 3
Dennis Sockwell 54 Brian Sockwell Todd Hall 6
EVI Motorsports 89 Stan Boyd Ed Huckabee 13
FDNY Racing 28 Kenny Allen Bob Rahilly 1
Joe Ruttman 1
L. W. Miller 1
Conrad Burr 6
Fierce Creature Racing 05 Bobby Hillis Jr. Duane Drummand 2
Gerald Miller 32 Jerry Miller Mike Seibert 1
Harvick Motorsports 6 Rick Carelli Ed Berrier 1
Kevin Harvick 5
Hendrick Motorsports 24 Ron Hornaday Jr. ??? 1
Horn Auto Racing 58 Chris Horn Kevin Cram 6
Jody McCormick 77 Jody McCormick Jeremy McCormick 4
Joe Gibbs Racing 48 J. D. Gibbs ??? 1
Keller Motorsports 27 Doug Keller David Bringham 5
Ken Schrader Racing 52 Mike Wallace Donnie Richeson 4
Ken Schrader 8
McGlynn Racing 00 Ryan McGlynn Bob Kocher 4
Midgley Racing 09 Mike Hamby Dick Midgley 1
John Mickel 2
ReyBen Racing 40 Brad Bennett ??? 1
Richardson Motorsports 0 Stan Boyd Larry Richardson 2
Jason White 1
Loni Richardson (R) 7
Patrick Lawler 1
Michael Dokken 1
37 Blake Mallory ??? 1
Roadrunner Motorsports 02 Jim Inglebright Rodney Haygood 1
Ronald Jones 34 Eric Jones Eddie Pearson 1
SealMaster Racing 98 Cory Kruseman ??? 2
Tagsby Racing 73 Loni Richardson (R) Joey Sonntag 8
Frog Hall 8
Team EJP Racing 03 Tom Carey Jr. Tom Pearl 3
Barry Bodine 2
Team Racing 23 Phil Bonifield Tom Mazzuchi 11
Emerson Newton-John 1
Lance Hooper 2
Dana White 4
Wayne Edwards 1
25 Ronnie Hornaday William Kehrer 1
Michael Dokken 1
Brian Tyler 1
Dana White 1
Barry Bodine 1
Brian Rose 1
Phil Bonifield 2
Team Rensi Motorsports 61 Butch Miller [N 1] Mark Staples 1
Randy Tolsma ??? 1
Whitmire Motorsports 40 Vince Whitmire Mark Staples 2
Xpress Motorsports 11 Ron Hornaday Jr. ??? 1
Dodge Bobby Wellmon 49 Scott Kuhn ??? 1
Jim Collier 41 Clay Collier ??? 4
HT Motorsports with
Melling Racing
17 Darrell Waltrip James Harris 2
Stacy Compton 3
Andy Houston 1
Mansion Motorsports 85 Carl Long Keith Montgomery 1
Petty Enterprises 45 Joe Ruttman ??? 1
Adam Clarke 3
Powers Motorsports 55 Tom Powers Bryan Berry 14
R&J Racing 68 Rodney Sawyers (R) Jerry Sawyers 8
RDS Motorsports 41 Jerry Hill Ralph Wingfield 1
R. D. Smith 2
Ware Racing Enterprises 5 Lance Hooper Dan Kolanda 12
Jason Hedlesky 1
Andy Thurman 2
Scott Kuhn 1
Scott Kirkpatrick 1
Mike Cofer 1
51 Michael Dokken Ken Glen 4
Michael Ritch 3
Ryan Hemphill 2
Donny Morelock 2
Morgan Shepherd 1
Randy Briggs 1
Blake Mallory 1
Brian Rose 4
Carl Long 1
81 Donnie Neuenberger Calvin Humphries 2
Jonathon Price 2
Angie Wilson (R) 4
Michael Ritch 1
Jason Thom 1
Morgan Shepherd 1
Jason White 1
Ford Brevak Racing 31 Jake Hobgood Curt Coffey 1
Dude Teate 2
Dan Higgs 66 Lonnie Cox Gary Higgs 6
Howard Bixman 30 Jay Sherston ??? 2
James Bailey 70 Jeff Finley ??? 1
Brian Ross 2
Johnny Myers 36 James Stephenson ??? 4
Robby Benton 1
Ken Davis 65 Nathan Wulff ??? 1
Long Brothers Racing 84 Richard Landreth Charlie Long 1
Jamey Caudill 2
Maurtco Motorsports 59 Joe Cooksey ??? 2
MB Motorsports 63 Larry Gunselman Mike Mittler 3
Carl Edwards 7
Regan Smith 2
Neil Chaffin 87 Chad Chaffin ??? 2
Quality Motorsports 04 Mike Cofer ??? 2
Quest Motor Racing 37 Matt Mullins Ted Kennedy 1
RDR Racing 97 Ron Barfield Ron Barfield Sr. 2
Ricky Sanders Racing 19 Ricky Sanders ??? 7
Roush Racing 99 Tim Fedewa ??? 1
Shepherd Racing 21 Morgan Shepherd Carl Saylor 15
Team Chick Motorsports 11 Aaron Daniel ??? 7
Tom Pistone 59 Tommy Pistone Tom Pistone 3

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Entry was fielded in a collaboration with Whitmire Motorsports.

RacesEdit

Florida Dodge Dealers 250Edit

The Florida Dodge Dealers 250 was held February 15 at Daytona International Speedway. Ted Musgrave won the pole. Terry Cook suffered a 100-point penalty for a cylinder head infraction found in his truck after the race.

Top ten results

  1. 18-Robert Pressley*
  2. 1-Ted Musgrave
  3. 4-Brian Rose
  4. 79-Joe Ruttman
  5. 6-Rick Carelli
  6. 29-Terry Cook
  7. 75-David Starr
  8. 43-Carlos Contreras
  9. 07-Jason Small
  10. 90-Lance Norick
  • This was Pressley's first truck series victory. This race was also Pressley's truck series debut. There was a multiple truck wreck when Travis Kvapil got turned hard into the wall in which Matt Crafton nearly flipped on his roof.

Failed to qualify: Mike Swaim Jr. (#56), Jim Inglebright (#02), Trent Owens (#15), Ryan McGlynn (#00), Michael Dokken (#51), Ken Allen (#28), Ron Barfield (#97), Stan Boyd (#89), Morgan Shepherd (#21), Jake Hobgood (#31), Jerry Hill (#41)

Craftsman Anniversary 200Edit

The Craftsman Anniversary 200 was March 15 at Darlington Raceway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 1-Ted Musgrave
  2. 18-Robert Pressley
  3. 16-Mike Bliss
  4. 6-Kevin Harvick
  5. 14-Rick Crawford
  6. 75-David Starr
  7. 60-Travis Kvapil
  8. 4-Brian Rose
  9. 50-Jon Wood
  10. 52-Ken Schrader

Failed to qualify: Mike Swaim Jr. (#56), Ron Barfield (#97), Rodney Sawyers (#68), Mike Harmon (#93), Ricky Sanders (#19), Phil Bonifield (#86)

Advance Auto Parts 250Edit

The Advance Auto Parts 250 was held April 13 at Martinsville Speedway. Ted Musgrave won the pole. The race is best known for a caution: Kevin Harvick intentionally turned Coy Gibbs around for previous contact and NASCAR instantly parked him. In the post-race interview Harvick lied that he did not intentionally crash Gibbs even though it was heard on the radio; he was banned from the cup race the next day.

Top ten results

  1. 46-Dennis Setzer
  2. 16-Mike Bliss
  3. 14-Rick Crawford
  4. 08-Bobby Dotter
  5. 29-Terry Cook
  6. 2-Jason Leffler
  7. 60-Travis Kvapil
  8. 75-David Starr
  9. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  10. 50-Jon Wood

Failed to qualify: Steve Portenga (#39), L. W. Miller (#28), Brian Sockwell (#54), Dana White (#86), Tommy Pistone (#59), Jody McCormick (#77), Jerry Allec Jr. (#93), Vince Whitmire (#40), James Stephenson (#36), Bobby Coffey (#74), R. D. Smith (#41)

Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers Ram Tough 200Edit

The Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers Ram Tough 200 was held May 5 at Gateway International Raceway. Mike Bliss won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 29-Terry Cook*
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 16-Mike Bliss
  4. 14-Rick Crawford
  5. 75-David Starr
  6. 46-Dennis Setzer
  7. 50-Jon Wood
  8. 4-Brian Rose
  9. 90-Lance Norick
  10. 88-Matt Crafton

Failed to qualify: R.D. Smith (#41), Aaron Daniel (#11), Phil Bonifield (#23), Scott Kuhn (#49)

  • This race was Terry Cook's first truck series win since 1998.

Rocky Mountain 200 presented by DodgeEdit

The Rocky Mountain 200 presented by Dodge was held May 19 at Pikes Peak International Raceway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 16-Mike Bliss
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 60-Travis Kvapil
  4. 29-Terry Cook
  5. 75-David Starr
  6. 14-Rick Crawford
  7. 46-Dennis Setzer
  8. 39-Steve Portenga
  9. 20-Coy Gibbs
  10. 4-Brian Rose

Failed to qualify: Ricky Sanders (#19), Bobby Coffey (#74)

MBNA America 200Edit

The MBNA America 200 was held May 31 at Dover International Speedway. Rick Crawford won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 1-Ted Musgrave
  2. 18-Robert Pressley
  3. 14-Rick Crawford
  4. 75-David Starr
  5. 16-Mike Bliss
  6. 20-Coy Gibbs
  7. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  8. 03-Tom Carey
  9. 2-Jason Leffler
  10. 29-Terry Cook

Failed to qualify: Donnie Neuenberger (#86), Phil Bonifield (#23), Loni Richardson (#73), Bobby Coffey (#74)

O'Reilly 400KEdit

The O'Reilly 400K was held June 7 at Texas Motor Speedway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  2. 60-Travis Kvapil
  3. 75-David Starr
  4. 14-Rick Crawford
  5. 1-Ted Musgrave
  6. 18-Robert Pressley
  7. 88-Matt Crafton
  8. 20-Coy Gibbs
  9. 50-Jon Wood
  10. 90-Lance Norick

Failed to qualify: none

O'Reilly Auto Parts 200Edit

The O'Reilly Auto Parts 200 was held June 22 at Memphis Motorsports Park. Jason Leffler won the pole. Carl Edwards, the 2007 Nationwide Series champion, makes his first truck series start. Edwards started 16th and finished in the 23rd position, 2 laps down. This was his first of seven truck races he made in the 2002 season.

Top ten results

  1. 60-Travis Kvapil
  2. 29-Terry Cook
  3. 1-Ted Musgrave
  4. 2-Jason Leffler
  5. 46-Dennis Setzer
  6. 15-Rich Bickle
  7. 75-David Starr
  8. 20-Coy Gibbs
  9. 14-Rick Crawford
  10. 4-Brian Rose

Failed to qualify: Aaron Daniel (#11), Joe Cooksey (#59), Jody McCormick (#77), Eric Jones (#34), Nathan Wulff (#65), Loni Richardson (#0), Bobby Coffey (#74), David Hall (#73), James Stephenson (#36)

GNC Live Well 200Edit

The GNC Live Well 200 was held June 29 at The Milwaukee Mile. Terry Cook won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 29-Terry Cook
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 20-Coy Gibbs
  4. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  5. 1-Ted Musgrave
  6. 75-David Starr
  7. 18-Robert Pressley
  8. 16-Mike Bliss
  9. 50-Jon Wood
  10. 60-Travis Kvapil

Failed to qualify: Loni Richardson (#0), Aaron Daniel (#11)

O'Reilly Auto Parts 250Edit

The O'Reilly Auto Parts 250 was held July 6 at Kansas Speedway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 16-Mike Bliss
  2. 46-Dennis Setzer
  3. 20-Coy Gibbs
  4. 2-Jason Leffler
  5. 1-Ted Musgrave
  6. 29-Terry Cook
  7. 18-Robert Pressley
  8. 63-Carl Edwards
  9. 50-Jon Wood
  10. 88-Matt Crafton

Failed to qualify: Lonnie Cox (#66), Loni Richardson (#0), David Hall (#73)

Kroger 225Edit

The Kroger 225 was held July 13 at Kentucky Speedway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 16-Mike Bliss
  2. 46-Dennis Setzer
  3. 18-Robert Pressley
  4. 14-Rick Crawford
  5. 2-Jason Leffler
  6. 29-Terry Cook
  7. 20-Coy Gibbs
  8. 1-Ted Musgrave
  9. 39-Steve Portenga

Failed to qualify: Morgan Shepherd (#21), Rodney Sawyers (#68), Vince Whitmire (#40), Dana White (#86), Lonnie Cox (#66), Ricky Sanders (#19), Tom Powers (#55), David Hall (#73), Loni Richardson (#0)

New England 200Edit

The New England 200 was held July 20 at New Hampshire International Speedway. Jason Leffler won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 29-Terry Cook
  2. 46-Dennis Setzer
  3. 75-David Starr
  4. 1-Ted Musgrave
  5. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  6. 20-Coy Gibbs
  7. 60-Travis Kvapil
  8. 6-Kevin Harvick
  9. 18-Robert Pressley
  10. 16-Mike Bliss

Failed to qualify: none

Michigan 200Edit

The Michigan 200 was held July 27 at Michigan International Speedway. Ted Musgrave won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 18-Robert Pressley
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 60-Travis Kvapil
  4. 16-Mike Bliss
  5. 75-David Starr
  6. 29-Terry Cook
  7. 20-Coy Gibbs
  8. 90-Lance Norick
  9. 14-Rick Crawford
  10. 50-Jon Wood

Failed to qualify: none

Power Stroke Diesel 200Edit

The Power Stroke Diesel 200 was held August 2 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Terry Cook won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 29-Terry Cook
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 60-Travis Kvapil
  4. 52-Mike Wallace
  5. 18-Robert Pressley
  6. 17-Darrell Waltrip
  7. 90-Lance Norick
  8. 50-Jon Wood
  9. 08-Bobby Dotter
  10. 88-Matt Crafton

Failed to qualify: Dude Teate (#31), Clay Collier (#41), Jay Sherston (#30), Bobby Coffey (#74), Tom Powers (#55)

Federated Auto Parts 200Edit

The Federated Auto Parts 200 was held August 10 at Nashville Superspeedway. Mike Bliss won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 16-Mike Bliss
  2. 14-Rick Crawford
  3. 1-Ted Musgrave
  4. 4-Bobby Hamilton Jr.
  5. 46-Dennis Setzer
  6. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  7. 29-Terry Cook
  8. 50-Jon Wood
  9. 18-Robert Pressley
  10. 2-Mike Wallace

Failed to qualify: Tom Powers (#55)

Richmond Is For Lovers 200Edit

The Richmond Is For Lovers 200 was held September 5 at Richmond International Raceway. Jason Leffler won the pole. Bobby Hamilton sustained injuries in this race that caused him to miss several races of the 2002 Winston Cup season.

Top ten results

  1. 33-Tony Stewart
  2. 6-Kevin Harvick
  3. 16-Mike Bliss
  4. 14-Rick Crawford
  5. 29-Terry Cook
  6. 20-Coy Gibbs
  7. 1-Ted Musgrave
  8. 17-Stacy Compton
  9. 08-Bobby Dotter
  10. 52-Ken Schrader

Failed to qualify: Stan Boyd (#89), Brad Bennett (#40), Dana White (#23), Clay Collier (#41), Loni Richardson (#73), Tommy Pistone (#59), James Stephenson (#36), Conrad Burr (#28), Bobby Coffey (#74), Jody McCormick (#77)

Silverado 350Edit

The Silverado 350 was held September 13 at Texas Motor Speedway. Mike Bliss won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  2. 20-Coy Gibbs
  3. 75-David Starr
  4. 14-Rick Crawford
  5. 60-Travis Kvapil
  6. 1-Ted Musgrave
  7. 18-Robert Pressley
  8. 2-Jason Leffler
  9. 16-Mike Bliss
  10. 46-Dennis Setzer

Failed to qualify: none

John Boy & Billy's Hardee's 250Edit

The John Boy & Billy's Hardee's 250 was held September 21 at South Boston Speedway. Ted Musgrave won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 16-Mike Bliss
  2. 46-Dennis Setzer
  3. 14-Rick Crawford
  4. 20-Coy Gibbs
  5. 60-Travis Kvapil
  6. 50-Jon Wood
  7. 75-David Starr
  8. 08-Bobby Dotter
  9. 2-Jason Leffler
  10. 4-Ryan Hemphill

Failed to qualify: Jeremy Thompson (#92), Dude Teate (#31), Jay Sherston (#30), Bobby Coffey (#74), James Stephenson (#36)

Las Vegas 350Edit

The Las Vegas 350 was held October 13 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. David Starr won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 75-David Starr
  2. 16-Mike Bliss
  3. 46-Dennis Setzer
  4. 60-Travis Kvapil
  5. 2-Jason Leffler
  6. 14-Rick Crawford
  7. 18-Robert Pressley
  8. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  9. 1-Ted Musgrave
  10. 07-Jason Small

Failed to qualify: Jerry Allec Jr. (#93), Tom Powers (#55)

American Racing Wheels 200Edit

The American Racing Wheels 200 was held November 2 at California Speedway. David Starr won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 1-Ted Musgrave
  2. 2-Jason Leffler
  3. 62-Brendan Gaughan
  4. 60-Travis Kvapil
  5. 14-Rick Crawford
  6. 20-Coy Gibbs
  7. 18-Robert Pressley
  8. 46-Dennis Setzer
  9. 16-Mike Bliss
  10. 29-Terry Cook

Failed to qualify: Bobby Hillis (#05)

Chevy Silverado 150Edit

The Chevy Silverado 150 was held November 8 at Phoenix International Raceway. Rick Crawford won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 6-Kevin Harvick
  2. 1-Ted Musgrave
  3. 14-Rick Crawford
  4. 60-Travis Kvapil
  5. 29-Terry Cook
  6. 20-Coy Gibbs
  7. 52-Ken Schrader
  8. 46-Dennis Setzer
  9. 88-Matt Crafton
  10. 16-Mike Bliss

Failed to qualify: Clay Collier (#41), Lonnie Cox (#66), Ricky Sanders (#19), Loni Richardson (#0), John Mickel (#09), Bobby Hillis (#05)

Ford 200Edit

The Ford 200 was held November 15 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mike Bliss won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 11-Ron Hornaday Jr.
  2. 1-Ted Musgrave
  3. 2-Jason Leffler
  4. 18-Robert Pressley
  5. 16-Mike Bliss
  6. 46-Dennis Setzer
  7. 14-Rick Crawford
  8. 75-David Starr
  9. 88-Matt Crafton
  10. 29-Terry Cook

Failed to qualify: Robby Benton (#36), Adam Clarke (#45), Cory Kruseman (#98), Phil Bonifield (#25), Loni Richardson (#0), John Mickel (#09), Dana White (#23)

  • This was the last NASCAR race broadcast on ESPN in any of NASCAR's top three series until 2007.

Final points standingsEdit

  1. Mike Bliss – 3359
  2. Rick Crawford – 3313
  3. Ted Musgrave – 3308
  4. Jason Leffler – 3156
  5. David Starr – 3144
  6. Dennis Setzer – 3132
  7. Robert Pressley – 3097
  8. Terry Cook – 3070
  9. Travis Kvapil – 3039
  10. Coy Gibbs – 3010
  11. Brendan Gaughan – 2893
  12. Jon Wood – 2782
  13. Lance Norick – 2574
  14. Bobby Dotter – 2534
  15. Matt Crafton – 2424
  16. Carlos Contreras – 2334
  17. Bill Lester – 2320
  18. Steve Portenga – 2167
  19. Randy MacDonald – 2128
  20. Lance Hooper – 2121
  21. Jason Small – 2116
  22. Brian Rose – 2110
  23. Jerry Hill – 1992
  24. Morgan Shepherd – 974
  25. Stan Boyd – 915
  26. Tom Powers – 853
  27. Ken Schrader – 809
  28. Rich Bickle – 776
  29. Eric Jones – 750
  30. Kevin Harvick – 748
  31. Phil Bonifield – 704
  32. Dana White – 681
  33. Carl Edwards – 676
  34. Trent Owens – 657
  35. Ryan Hemphill – 624
  36. Michael Dokken – 605
  37. Rodney Sawyers – 597
  38. Andy Houston – 578
  39. Chris Horn – 489
  40. Joe Ruttman – 465
  41. Doug Keller – 455
  42. Loni Richardson – 454
  43. Aaron Daniel – 431
  44. Mike Wallace – 430
  45. Randy Briggs – 416
  46. Conrad Burr – 410
  47. Brian Sockwell – 391
  48. Michael Ritch – 370
  49. David Hall – 368
  50. Stacy Compton – 333

Full Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

(keyBold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by owner's points. * – Most laps led.

Pos Driver DAY DAR MAR GTW PPR DOV TEX MEM MIL KAN KEN NHA MCH IRP NSH RCH TEX SBO LVS CAL PHO HOM Points
1 Mike Bliss 33 3 2 3 1 5 12 18 8 1 1* 10 4 15 1 3 9 1 2* 9 10 5 3359
2 Rick Crawford 24 5 3 4 6 3 4 9 14 12* 4 17 9 11 2 4 4* 3 6 5 3* 7 3313
3 Ted Musgrave 2 1* 24* 12 16 1* 5 3 5 5 9 4 32 16 3* 7 6 14* 9 1* 2 2* 3308
4 Jason Leffler 11 30 6 2 2* 9 27 4 2 4 5 27 2 2 28 12* 8 9 5 2 16 3 3156
5 David Starr 7 6 8 5 5 4 3 7 6 24 8 3 5 34 11 13 3 7 1 11 18 8 3144
6 Dennis Setzer 34 11 1 6 7 11 14 5 15 2 2 2 14 13 5 20 10 2 3 8 8 6 3132
7 Robert Pressley 1* 2 14 31 30 2 6 12 7 7 3 9 1* 5 9 15 7 24 7 7 14 4 3097
8 Terry Cook 6 29 5 1* 4 10 13 2 1* 6 6 1 6 1* 7 5 22 25 27 10 5 10 3070
9 Travis Kvapil 20 7 7 33 3 19 2 1* 10 25 16 7 3 3 30 11 5 5 4 4 4 15 3039
10 Coy Gibbs 28 23 21 22 9 6 8 8 3 3 7 6 7 18 12 6 2 4 15 6 6 12 3010
11 Brendan Gaughan (R) 13 20 9 11 26 7 1* 13 4 27 11 5 18 29 6 16 1 11 8 3 13 11 2893
12 Jon Wood 21 9 10 7 12 29 9 11 9 9 13 11 10 8 8 28 12 6 18 13 11 14 2782
13 Lance Norick 10 13 12 9 11 36 10 14 13 22 12 18 8 7 20 22 13 15 11 16 28 21 2574
14 Bobby Dotter 36 12 4 15 20 14 17 19 12 15 27 19 28 9 14 9 15 8 16 15 12 20 2534
15 Matt Crafton 23 14 20 10 29 27 7 21 29 10 17 13 16 10 18 32 23 12 25 17 9 9 2424
16 Carlos Contreras 8 17 28 16 13 23 18 15 22 16 22 15 17 31 13 19 30 23 13 18 19 24 2334
17 Bill Lester (R) 18 28 25 17 15 12 11 17 18 29 14 14 15 28 16 36 28 17 17 14 15 18 2320
18 Steve Portenga 32 26 DNQ 14 8 13 28 27 17 11 10 16 11 23 22 29 25 13 28 26 22 19 2167
19 Randy MacDonald 14 19 32 24 24 22 23 20 20 18 23 21 29 14 36 27 17 18 22 20 20 23 2128
20 Lance Hooper 22 16 16 13 18 16 15 16 30 34 19 29 20 17 19 18 29 16 26 34 36 31 2121
21 Jason Small (R) 9 21 13 21 22 21 25 36 26 30 29 32 19 25 15 24 14 27 10 24 29 22 2116
22 Brian Rose 3 8 27 8 10 30 35 10 19 21 24 25 23 25 25 16 22 35 27 23 33 2110
23 Jerry Hill DNQ 18 22 34 23 18 20 25 21 19 20 20 21 22 29 35 18 19 24 19 25 25 1992
24 Morgan Shepherd DNQ 34 33 36 34 32 31 35 32 DNQ 30 35 17 29 28 33 32 974
25 Stan Boyd DNQ 32 21 31 16 35 28 25 33 DNQ 34 31 23 24 35 915
26 Tom Powers 29 27 30 28 33 20 21 28 23 20 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 853
27 Ken Schrader 10 11 33 33 33 10 7 30 809
28 Rich Bickle 6 11 13 15 12 12 776
29 Eric Jones DNQ 32 17 30 22 24 21 22 35 36 750
30 Kevin Harvick 4 29 8* 2 1* 748
31 Phil Bonifield 35 DNQ DNQ 35 DNQ 34 34 31 31 32 33 DNQ 33 31 34 DNQ 704
32 Dana White DNQ 29 32 30 25 DNQ 24 24 34 DNQ 30 34 DNQ 681
33 Carl Edwards 23 28 8 18 19 24 36 676
34 Trent Owens (R) DNQ 15 17 20 14 15 26 657
35 Ryan Hemphill 26 16 10 14 QL 26 28 624
36 Michael Dokken DNQ 22 19 19 34 36 36 32 35 605
37 Rodney Sawyers (R) DNQ 15 18 19 24 24 27 DNQ 597
38 Andy Houston QL 21 12 12 17 17 578
39 Chris Horn 31 14 33 30 30 25 489
40 Joe Ruttman 4 35 17 11 465
41 Doug Keller 28 21 24 27 20 455
42 Loni Richardson (R) 36 36 26 36 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 35 27 DNQ 33 DNQ DNQ 454
43 Aaron Daniel 27 19 DNQ DNQ 26 25 21 29 431
44 Mike Wallace 30 35 4 10 430
45 Randy Briggs (R) 26 32 23 26 26 416
46 Conrad Burr 27 26 DNQ 26 33 23 410
47 Brian Sockwell 15 DNQ 22 21 31 29 391
48 Michael Ritch 17 17 24 36 370
49 Frog Hall 30 DNQ 35 DNQ DNQ 34 20 30 368
50 Stacy Compton 8 32 13 333
51 Angie Wilson (R) 23 25 25 34 331
52 Tom Carey Jr. 8 24 28 312
53 Ron Hornaday Jr. 12 1 307
54 Larry Gunselman 31 32 30 25 298
55 Teri MacDonald 29 26 36 34 277
56 Lonnie Cox DNQ DNQ 19 19 33 DNQ 276
57 Wayne Edwards 25 33 36 32 274
58 Ricky Sanders 19 DNQ DNQ DNQ 32 21 DNQ 273
59 Barry Bodine 26 31 16 270
60 Ryan McGlynn DNQ 24 22 32 255
61 Mike Cofer 33 21 26 249
62 Darrell Waltrip 34 6 211
63 Bryan Reffner 31 13 27 206
64 Andy Petree 31 12 202
65 Mark Gibson 20 23 197
66 Bobby Hamilton 30 14 194
67 Blake Mallory DNQ 21 27 182
68 Andy Thurman 27 21 182
69 Tony Stewart 1 180
70 Bobby Hamilton Jr. 4 165
71 Donnie Neuenberger (R) 25 DNQ 29 164
72 Rick Carelli 5 160
73 Jason White 22 34 158
74 Johnathon Price 33 23 158
75 Brian Ross 26 31 155
76 Regan Smith 29 30 149
77 Chad Chaffin 32 31 137
78 Donny Morelock 33 35 122
79 Matt Mullins 16 115
80 Butch Miller 17 112
81 Randy Tolsma 18 109
82 Adam Clarke 23 20 DNQ 94
83 Joe Cooksey 23 DNQ 94
84 Jeff Finley 26 85
85 Tommy Pistone DNQ DNQ 26 85
86 Tim Fedewa 27 82
87 Jerry Allec Jr. DNQ 27 DNQ 82
88 Mike Hamby 28 79
89 Ronnie Hornaday 28 79
90 Clay Collier DNQ DNQ 28 DNQ 79
91 Carl Long 26 30 73
92 Jamey Caudill 31 34 70
93 J.D. Gibbs 31 70
94 Emerson Newton-John 31 70
95 Jason Hedlesky 31 70
96 Cory Kruseman 31 DNQ 70
97 Jody McCormick DNQ DNQ 32 DNQ 67
98 Norm Benning 32 67
99 Jody Lavender 33 64
100 Bobby Coffey DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 34 DNQ DNQ DNQ 61
101 Scott Kuhn DNQ 34 61
102 Richard Landreth 35 58
103 Jerry Miller 35 58
104 Brian Tyler 35 58
105 Patrick Lawler 35 58
106 Scott Kirkpatrick 35 58
107 Jason Thom 36 55
108 Brad Bennett DNQ 36 55
109 Rick Bogart 36 55
110 Jim Inglebright DNQ
111 Jake Hobgood DNQ
112 Kenny Allen DNQ
113 Ron Barfield DNQ DNQ
114 Mike Swaim Jr. DNQ DNQ
115 Mike Harmon DNQ
116 L.W. Miller DNQ
117 R.D. Smith DNQ DNQ
118 James Stephenson DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
119 Vince Whitmire DNQ DNQ
120 Nathan Wulff DNQ
121 Dude Teate DNQ DNQ
122 Jay Sherston DNQ DNQ
123 Jeremy Thompson DNQ
124 Bobby Hillis Jr. DNQ DNQ
125 John Mickel DNQ DNQ
126 Robby Benton DNQ
Pos Driver DAY DAR MAR GTW PPR DOV TEX MEM MIL KAN KEN NHA MCH IRP NSH RCH TEX SBO LVS CAL PHO HOM Points

Rookie of the YearEdit

Brendan Gaughan captured two wins and the Rookie of the Year title in 2002, driving for his family-owned Orleans Racing team. Bill Lester came in second followed by Jason Small. Loni Richardson also declared for the award, but did not compete in enough races to be eligible for rookie points.

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