Crown Royal Presents

Jim Stewart 400

Richmond International Raceway

Richmond, Va.

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

TV/radio: Fox/WXTU (2.5-FM), WNPV (1440-AM)

Race course: .75-mile oval

Race distance: 400 laps

Last year's race winner: Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Last year's pole winner: Greg Biffle, 127.395 mph

Track qualifying record: Brian Vickers, 129.983 mph (May 2004)

Track facts: Denny Hamlin was runner-up in last year's race; Kevin Harvick was third. Harvick won the fall race at RIR . . . Earnhardt and Tony Stewart (three each) have the most W's at RIR among full-time active drivers . . . With his fifth-place finish at Talladega, Jamie McMurray climbed five places, to seventh, in the points standings . . . In two races, rookie Juan Pablo Montoya has dropped 11 places, to 19th . . . John Andretti and Chad McCumbee will replace Kyle Petty in the No. 45 car during his five-race hiatus this summer, during which he will be a TNT analyst for five races.

Wins: Jimmie Johnson, 3; Jeff Gordon, 2; Jeff Burton, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, 1 each.

Up next: Dodge Avenger 500, May 12, Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, 7 p.m.; TV: Fox.

NEXTEL CUP STANDINGS

Last WeekSeason

StandingPts. Margin

1. Jeff Gordon. . . 11521-

2. Jeff Burton. . . 21318-203

3. Matt Kenseth. . . 31292-229

4. Jimmie Johnson. . . 41290-231

5. Denny Hamlin. . . 51189-332

6. Tony Stewart. . . 71078-443

7. Jamie McMurray. . . 121059-462

8. Kyle Busch. . . 61054-467

9. Kevin Harvick. . . 111052-469

10. Kurt Busch. . . 131038-483

11. Clint Bowyer. . . 91021-500

12. Carl Edwards. . . 81004-517

13. Dale Earnhardt Jr.. . . 15994-527

14. David Stremme. . . 18960-561

15. Elliott Sadler. . . 17940-581

16. Greg Biffle. . . 14931-590

17. Mark Martin. . . 10921-600

18. Martin Truex Jr.. . . 20908-613

19. Juan Montoya. . . 16901-620

20. Bobby Labonte. . . 19883-638

- Bill Fleischman