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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 31
Sunday, July 23, 1995 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:15
Average speed: 173.188 mph
Pole speed: 194.212 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: .05 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1995 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1995 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 14   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet188219425running57180
21328   Dale Jarrett Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford18865895running0170
3 53   Dale Earnhardt Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18857105running20170
42421   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford18840805running1165
54394   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford18832325running4160
64142   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac18834100running0150
7116   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford18831875running2151
8 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18842375running97152
9 730   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac18824695running4143
102323   Jimmy Spencer Smokin' Joe's   (Travis Carter)Ford18722925running0134
113316   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford18723755running0130
123590   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford18718375running0127
132198   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford18718055running0124
142827   Elton Sawyer Hooters   (Junior Johnson)Ford18721885running0121
154012   Derrike Cope Straight Arrow   (Bobby Allison)Ford18718610running0118
163077   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Jasper / USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford18713575running0115
17161   Rick Mast Skoal   (Richard Jackson)Ford18722110running0112
182297   Chad Little Neutrogena / Lever 2000   (Greg Pollex)Ford18614105running0109
192571   Dave Marcis STG   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet18616725running0106
204231   Ward Burton Hardee's   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Chevrolet18618135running0103
213943   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac18616105running0100
22378   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford18620875running097
233287   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet18612470running094
24197   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford18526815running091
253129   Steve Grissom Meineke   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet18515585running088
262941   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet18516060running085
271033   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet18320390running082
283411   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Junior Johnson)Ford18124820running079
291475   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford16219750crash076
30262   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford15826880crash073
31 218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet14425090crash275
32 425   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet13820120crash067
33385   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet13826240crash064
34 937   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford13811395crash061
35209   Lake Speed Spam / Melling   (Harry Melling)Ford13811365crash058
362726   Hut Stricklin Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford12616320engine160
373632   Chuck Bown Fina / Lance   (Dean Myers)Chevrolet10711306crash052
381715   Dick Trickle Ford Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford10316175engine049
391519   Loy Allen, Jr. Healthsource   (Mark Smith)Ford9711175engine046
401840   Randy LaJoie Kendall   (Dick Brooks)Pontiac9616175transmission043
41 610   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford6824175piston040
421244   Jeff Purvis Jackaroo   (James Finch)Chevrolet5011175engine037
43 817   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet4516675engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jimmy Hensley22MBNA AmericaBill DavisPontiac
45Delma Cowart0Masters Economy InnsH.L. WatersFord
46Steve Seligman65X-1R / O'Neil RacingJerry O'NeilChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1111111  
1121154   debris frontstretch 
11613924  
1401467   #1,2,5,9,18,25,27,32,33,37,41,75,98 accident backstretch 
14718842  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.9%             Average green flag run: 59.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sterling Marlin177
  Dale Earnhardt8147
  Sterling Marlin15162
  Jeff Gordon17171
  Sterling Marlin18203
  Dale Earnhardt21244
  Jeff Gordon254723
  Bill Elliott48481
  Bobby Labonte49502
  Jeff Gordon518333
  Dale Earnhardt84841
  Jeff Gordon859713
  Morgan Shepherd98981
  Hut Stricklin99991
  Jeff Gordon10012627
  Dale Earnhardt1271282
  Sterling Marlin1291335
  Dale Earnhardt1341396
  Bill Elliott1401423
  Michael Waltrip1431464
  Mark Martin1471482
  Sterling Marlin14918840

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 2705    
2   Sterling Marlin 2627   -78  
3   Dale Earnhardt 2559   -146  
4   Mark Martin 2531   -174  
5   Ted Musgrave 2527   -178  
6   Morgan Shepherd 2225   -480  
7   Rusty Wallace 2212   -493  
7   Michael Waltrip 2212   -493  
9   Terry Labonte 2205   -500  
10   Bill Elliott 2117   -588  
11   Bobby Labonte 2099   -606  
12   Ricky Rudd 2052   -653  
13   Bobby Hamilton 2026   -679  
14   Dale Jarrett 2007   -698  
15   Ken Schrader 1983   -722  
16   Derrike Cope 1962   -743  
17   Geoffrey Bodine 1869   -836  
18   Rick Mast 1811   -894  
19   Steve Grissom 1810   -895  
20   Brett Bodine 1778   -927