Sunday, October 3, 2004
Bodine wins by .049 seconds
FONTANA, Calif. -- Former Nextel Cup driver Todd Bodine
raced to his first Craftsman Truck Series victory Saturday night,
ending Ted Musgrave's three-race winning streak at California
Bodine held off Musgrave by 0.049 seconds, with both drivers
avoiding a crash on the final lap on the two-mile track. The winner
averaged 127.141 mph in his Toyota in the 100-lap race that was
slowed by only four caution periods.
Jack Sprague was third, followed by David Starr, series leader
Bobby Hamilton, David Reutimann, Johnny Benson, Steve Park, Dennis
Setzer and Carl Edwards. Hamilton increased his lead to 56 points
over Setzer with five races remaining.