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1996 AC-Delco 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 31
Sunday, October 20, 1996 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
393 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (399.7 miles)

Time of race: 3:16:03
Average Speed: 122.32 mph
Pole Speed: 157.194 mph
Cautions: 7 for 46 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.397 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 210   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford39390,025running81180
2 188   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford39362,125running207180
3195   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Honey Crunch Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39346,725running0165
42028   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford39335,950running47165
52299   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford39325,675running14160
6 518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet39333,300running1155
7 46   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford39331,100running0146
8252   Rusty Wallace Miller / 25 Years of Racing   (Roger Penske)Ford39328,900running0142
9153   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39330,700running37143
101423   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford39328,100running0134
11128   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford39317,400running0130
12 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39235,000running1132
13284   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39229,150running0124
143421   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39223,700running1126
15137   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford39228,200running0118
161711   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford39223,200running0115
174122   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac39129,200running0112
18 916   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford39122,700running0109
19 881   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford39115,400running0106
201033   Todd Bodine Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet39025,850running0103
212417   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet39021,525running0100
222941   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet39021,325running097
233125   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39021,125running094
244087   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet38920,925running091
251142   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac38920,925running088
26 698   John Andretti RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford38713,525running190
273295   Gary Bradberry Shoney's Restaurants   (Sadler Brothers)Ford38710,125running082
282643   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac38620,225running079
293975   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford38513,025running076
303771   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet37712,825running073
312190   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford35312,600running070
321694   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford32619,000handling067
334277   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul   (Doug Bawel)Ford3119,400water pump064
343337   Jeremy Mayfield Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford31116,300crash061
35239   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford30516,200crash058
363615   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford30316,175crash055
373029   Robert Pressley Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet29416,175engine052
38181   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac28116,100crash049
392712   Derrike Cope Badcock   (Bobby Allison)Ford26717,675crash351
403830   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac22517,100crash043
413578   Billy Standridge Diamond Rio / Hanes   (Jim Wilson)Ford1409,100handling040
42 740   Robby Gordon First Union   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet49,100crash037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Ed Berrier60Berrier RacingMax BerrierFord
44Norm Benning79T.R.I.X. RacingTed Walters / George PywowariwPontiac
45Terry Byers82Byers RacingTerry ByersChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
155  
6105   #40,94 accident turn 3 
1110090  
1011055   #78 spun turn 2 
106216111  
2172215   #90 spun turn 2 
2222298  
2302345   #30 accident turn 3 
23526834  
2692768   #12,43 accident backstretch 
27729721  
2983058   #9,29 accident turn 4 
3063149  
31532410   #15,37,77 accident turn 2 
32539369  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.7%             Average green flag run: 43.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Jarrett11010
  Ricky Rudd11166
  Dale Jarrett177963
  John Andretti80801
  Jeff Gordon81811
  Derrike Cope82821
  Dale Jarrett8310523
  Dale Earnhardt10614237
  Dale Jarrett14315816
  Ernie Irvan15917719
  Ricky Rudd1781781
  Derrike Cope1791802
  Bobby Labonte1811811
  Dale Jarrett18223857
  Jeff Burton23925214
  Ernie Irvan25326513
  Dale Jarrett2662694
  Michael Waltrip2702701
  Dale Jarrett27128616
  Ernie Irvan28730115
  Dale Jarrett30231918
  Ricky Rudd32039374

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 4327    
2   Jeff Gordon 4295   -32  
3   Dale Jarrett 4251   -76  
4   Dale Earnhardt 4035   -292  
5   Mark Martin 3947   -380  
6   Ricky Rudd 3582   -745  
7   Rusty Wallace 3540   -787  
8   Sterling Marlin 3482   -845  
9   Ernie Irvan 3426   -901  
10   Ken Schrader 3409   -918  
11   Jeff Burton 3325   -1002  
12   Bobby Hamilton 3304   -1023  
13   Michael Waltrip 3290   -1037  
14   Bobby Labonte 3262   -1065  
15   Jimmy Spencer 3241   -1086  
16   Ted Musgrave 3231   -1096  
17   Rick Mast 3017   -1310  
18   Geoffrey Bodine 2978   -1349  
19   Ricky Craven 2954   -1373  
20   Morgan Shepherd 2942   -1385