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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 33
Sunday, August 16, 1998 at Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:37:54
Average Speed: 151.995 mph
Pole Speed: 183.416 mph
Cautions: 3 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.826 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200120,302running9180
2 218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac20073,555running5175
6 136   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac20064,840running115160
3 488   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford20061,805running6170
4 56   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford20053,525running57165
52599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20048,390running0155
91543   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac20042,815running0138
131910   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford19939,490running0124
8 750   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20039,065running0142
104097   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford19938,565running2139
161828   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford19838,190running0115
7 812   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford20037,515running0146
20244   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19836,590running0103
18373   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19834,840running3114
23112   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford19833,965running094
36135   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Marshmallow Blasted Froot Loops   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18733,840engine160
141033   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet19933,690running0121
12 642   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19933,140running0127
173916   Kevin Lepage Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford19831,140running0112
21237   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford19830,390running0100
223021   Michael Waltrip Citgo / Woody Woodpecker   (Wood Brothers)Ford19829,590running097
292744   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac19728,490running076
11211   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19928,090running0130
313623   Frank Kimmel Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford19728,065running070
324111   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford19728,015running067
334241   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet19727,465running064
152040   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19925,740running0118
281298   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley 'Gone Grill Crazy'   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19725,390running079
343826   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford19424,915running061
37 922   Ward Burton MBNA America / Detroit Red Wings   (Bill Davis)Pontiac17724,815engine052
382990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford16024,740engine049
401794   Bill Elliott McDonald's Happy Meal   (Bill Elliott)Ford13224,740engine043
431430   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac724,740crash034
192631   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19823,340running0106
243377   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford19823,265running091
263175   Rick Mast Remington Arms / Mossy Oak   (Butch Mock)Ford19822,315running085
30229   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford19721,340running073
421691   Morgan Shepherd LJ Racing   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet1520,240crash037
254335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac19818,715running293
273400   Buckshot Jones RealTree Camouflage   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet19718,440running082
352813   Dennis Setzer FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford19418,365running058
413546   Jeff Green The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet1717,740crash040
393215   Ted Musgrave Rescue Engine Formula   (Bud Moore)Ford13617,740engine046

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
45Kenny Wallace81Square DFil MartocciFord
46Gary Bradberry78Pilot Travel CentersJim WilsonFord
47Hut Stricklin96CaterpillarBuz McCallChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
122  
364   #46 accident turn 4 
782  
9157   #30,91 accident turn 4 
16178163  
1791846   oil on track 
18520016  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 45.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan12727
  Mark Martin28281
  Ernie Irvan29313
  Mark Martin32321
  Ernie Irvan334210
  Mark Martin43431
  Ernie Irvan44496
  Mark Martin50556
  Chad Little56572
  Dale Earnhardt58603
  Darrell Waltrip61622
  Dale Jarrett63675
  Ernie Irvan689528
  Dale Jarrett96961
  Ernie Irvan971048
  Bobby Labonte1051073
  Terry Labonte1081081
  Ernie Irvan10913224
  Mark Martin13315422
  Bobby Labonte1551562
  Ernie Irvan1571659
  Mark Martin16619126
  Jeff Gordon1922009

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3262    
2   Mark Martin 3165   -97  
3   Dale Jarrett 3029   -233  
4   Rusty Wallace 2863   -399  
5   Bobby Labonte 2839   -423  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 2752   -510  
7   Jeff Burton 2608   -654  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2516   -746  
9   Terry Labonte 2482   -780  
10   Ken Schrader 2412   -850  
11   John Andretti 2361   -901  
12   Bobby Hamilton 2278   -984  
13   Ernie Irvan 2257   -1005  
14   Jimmy Spencer 2249   -1013  
15   Sterling Marlin 2228   -1034  
16   Michael Waltrip 2209   -1053  
17   Bill Elliott 2203   -1059  
18   Chad Little 2132   -1130  
19   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2084   -1178  
20   Ted Musgrave 2074   -1188