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1998 Miller Lite 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 33
Sunday, June 14, 1998 at Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:31:14
Average Speed: 158.695 mph
Pole Speed: 181.561 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
8 122   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac20044,675running6147
2 288   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford20076,125running1175
17 32   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford19936,900running0112
3 424   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20084,375running132175
40 591   Kevin Lepage Boyd's Ultra Violet   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet19218,880running043
6 694   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford20050,075running3155
1 76   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford20092,375running48180
10 850   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20042,675running4139
37 910   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford19535,390running052
41099   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20054,235running2165
19115   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Marshmallow Blasted Froot Loops   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19936,950running0106
12121   Darrell Waltrip Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19927,400running2132
25139   Lake Speed Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford19823,220running088
131428   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford19939,150running0124
51512   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford20044,500running0155
91642   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet20037,525running0138
71718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac20047,675running0146
271898   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19726,800running082
38194   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19433,880running049
23207   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford19831,265running094
222126   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford19830,900running097
262216   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford19829,960running085
392381   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford19418,880running046
212421   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford19833,215running0100
15253   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19938,650running0118
43268   Morgan Shepherd Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet6619,380electrical034
352713   Jerry Nadeau FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford19519,095running058
312875   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford19721,910running070
332911   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford19726,235running064
113023   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford19941,225running2135
303146   Jeff Green First Union   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19719,540running073
143236   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac19933,900running0121
203343   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19836,935running0103
283433   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet19729,740running079
343578   Gary Bradberry Pilot Travel Centers   (Jim Wilson)Ford19519,165running061
183640   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19924,865running0109
163797   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford19927,925running0115
243890   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19830,755running091
413941   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet18825,880running040
324077   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford19719,340running067
294131   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19722,605running076
364244   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac19526,050running055
424396   Hut Stricklin Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet12121,380crash037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Derrike Cope30GumoutChuck RiderPontiac
45Tony Raines19Yellow Freight / Roehrig MotorsportsKurt RoehrigFord
46Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
47Todd Bodine35TabascoBob HancherPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1118118  
1191235   debris backstretch 
1241252  
1261316   #96,91,13,77 accident turn 2 
13220069  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.5%             Average green flag run: 63.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ward Burton166
  Jeff Gordon74943
  Mark Martin50512
  Bill Elliott52543
  Jeff Gordon5510046
  Mark Martin1011055
  Jeff Gordon10611914
  Jimmy Spencer1201201
  Jeff Gordon12114929
  Mark Martin15017122
  Dale Jarrett1721721
  Jeff Burton1731742
  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.1751784
  Jimmy Spencer1791791
  Darrell Waltrip1801812
  Mark Martin18220019

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeremy Mayfield 2023    
2   Jeff Gordon 1997   -26  
3   Mark Martin 1995   -28  
4   Dale Jarrett 1990   -33  
5   Rusty Wallace 1955   -68  
6   Terry Labonte 1881   -142  
7   Bobby Labonte 1787   -236  
8   Jeff Burton 1738   -285  
9   Jimmy Spencer 1665   -358  
10   Ken Schrader 1649   -374  
11   Bill Elliott 1627   -396  
12   Dale Earnhardt 1575   -448  
13   Ward Burton 1531   -492  
14   Michael Waltrip 1521   -502  
15   Ernie Irvan 1521   -502  
16   Johnny Benson, Jr. 1473   -550  
17   Bobby Hamilton 1449   -574  
18   Brett Bodine 1435   -588  
19   Ted Musgrave 1434   -589  
20   Chad Little 1410   -613