Bobfoolery relates, Ward, but it's not what we want to say-it's what others want to say about us. We persevere, though, forging ahead in a dense fog.

No one saves these predictions from year-to-year, with the exception of a few veterinarians who need lining for animal cages. So, Bobfoolery 2002 has been reprinted along with the official Winston Cup standings, for mockery, not comparison.

BOBFOOLERY 2002
  Driver Car Wins*
1. Jeff Gordon Chevy 5
2. Jeff Burton Ford 3
3. Tony Stewart Pontiac 3
4. Ricky Rudd Ford 2
5. Sterling Marlin Dodge 2
6. Bobby Labonte Pontiac 2
7. Dale Jarrett Ford 3
8. Kevin Harvick Chevy 2
9. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 2
10. Rusty Wallace Ford 1
11. Ward Burton Dodge 2
12. Mark Martin Ford 1
13. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 1
14. Johnny Benson Pontiac 1
15. Matt Kenseth Ford 1
16. Bill Elliott Ford 1
17. Jimmy Spencer Dodge 1
18. Ricky Craven Ford 1
19. Joe Nemechek Ford 0
20. Bobby Hamilton Chevy 1
*Drivers outside Top 20 picked to win two races.