AutoRacing1 2000 Winston Cup Report Card

Ricky

Rudd

Car #28
Sponsor   Texaco/Havoline
Model Ford Taurus
Owner Robert Yates Racing
Crew Chief M. McSwain
1999 Winston Cup Points:         2922 1999 Winston Cup Place:  31st
2000 Winston Cup Points:         4575 2000 Winston Cup Place:  5th
Differential: + 1653 Differential: + 26
Positives: Collected 19 top-tens, 2 poles and bonus points in 13 races.
Negatives:  Had a DNF at Pocono, and somehow managed not to win any races this year.
Comments: Ricky gets back into the top-ten after a 3-year hiatus and garners our Comeback of the Year award for 2000.   His stellar consistency allowed him to finish in 5th place without winning a single race.  Next year look for the #28 Ford in Victory Lane.  Texaco stays on as primary sponsor through 2004.
Overall Grade for 2000: 

A+

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