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1995 Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 31
Sunday, February 26, 1995 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 3:59:15
Average speed: 125.305 mph
Pole speed: 157.62 mph
Cautions: 11 for 58 laps
Margin of victory: 1.19 sec
Attendance: 59000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1995 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1995 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet492167600running329185
21518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet49261350running62175
3233   Dale Earnhardt Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49240740running72170
4 210   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford49233480running3165
52628   Dale Jarrett Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford49134075running0155
62129   Steve Grissom Meineke   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet49120300running0150
7196   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford49028325running0146
8 612   Derrike Cope Straight Arrow   (Bobby Allison)Ford48918425running0142
94131   Ward Burton Hardee's   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Chevrolet48915725running0138
102742   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac48926250running0134
112494   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford48913025running0130
12224   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet48825775running0127
13 737   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford48812525running0124
14 311   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Junior Johnson)Ford48725425running0121
153190   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford48612625running0118
16 841   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet48617225running0115
171130   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac48520925running0112
183498   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford48311525running0109
19188   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford48321275running0106
202981   Kenny Wallace TIC Financial   (Fil Martocci)Ford47712375running0103
21 47   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford47425475running0100
221415   Dick Trickle Ford Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford47119775running097
234271   Dave Marcis Terramite   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet46210625running094
24162   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford45125725engine091
252022   Randy LaJoie MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac43819925running088
26305   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet43630115running590
273926   Steve Kinser Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford43618915running082
284027   Loy Allen, Jr. Hooters   (Junior Johnson)Ford43318165running079
291387   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet4179990engine076
302823   Jimmy Spencer Smokin' Joe's   (Travis Carter)Ford41713540running073
311075   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford41518240running070
32339   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford3769690running067
332516   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford36417940running064
341221   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford29817790engine766
35 91   Rick Mast Skoal   (Richard Jackson)Ford26417590handling058
361743   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2599315engine055
373677   Davy Jones Jasper / USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford2229275crash052
383717   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet21917305engine049
39 525   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet21717205crash1451
403232   Jimmy Hensley Active Trucking   (Joe Horner)Chevrolet1779205crash043
413540   Greg Sacks Kendall   (Dick Brooks)Pontiac17718205crash040
423833   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet3817205engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Ben Hess66DuraGlossRay DeWittFord
44Gary Bradberry52Means RacingJimmy MeansFord
45James Hylton48Rumple FurnitureJames HyltonPontiac
46Billy Standridge47WCWBerendt JohnsonFord
47Phil Parsons19Tri-Star MotorsportsMark SmithFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15757  
58636   #9,16 accident backstretch 
648522  
86905   #4 spun backstretch 
91922  
93986   #1,6,81 accident turn 3 
9914345  
1441485   #77 accident turn 1 
1491491  
1501512   debris 
15216211  
1631675   #23 accident turn 3 
16817912  
1801878   #32,40,71 accident frontstretch 
18821730  
2182225   #25,75,98 accident turn 1 
22324321  
2442485   #15 accident turn 4 
24928537  
2862916   #22 accident turn 4 
292433142  
4344385   #18 spun turn 2 
43949254  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.8%             Average green flag run: 36.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd122
  Jeff Gordon37068
  Ricky Rudd71711
  Jeff Gordon728312
  Dale Earnhardt8413552
  Jeff Gordon1361449
  Dale Earnhardt14516319
  Ken Schrader16417714
  Jeff Gordon17821841
  Terry Labonte2192235
  Jeff Gordon22424421
  Morgan Shepherd2452506
  Bobby Labonte25127828
  Jeff Gordon2792868
  Morgan Shepherd2872871
  Jeff Gordon28837487
  Dale Earnhardt3753751
  Bobby Labonte37640934
  Jeff Gordon41049283

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 345    
2   Mark Martin 316   -29  
3   Sterling Marlin 312   -33  
4   Dale Jarrett 310   -35  
5   Steve Grissom 296   -49  
6   Ricky Rudd 289   -56  
7   Jeff Gordon 287   -58  
8   Michael Waltrip 267   -78  
9   Kyle Petty 261   -84  
10   Ward Burton 256   -89  
11   Bobby Labonte 248   -97  
12   Terry Labonte 232   -113  
13   Ricky Craven 230   -115  
14   Dick Trickle 227   -118  
15   Ted Musgrave 224   -121  
15   Bill Elliott 224   -121  
17   Derrike Cope 212   -133  
18   Brett Bodine 209   -136  
19   John Andretti 206   -139  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 203   -142