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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 4 of 26
Saturday, March 9, 1996 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
197 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (299.834 miles)

Time of race: 2:08:15
Average speed: 139.656 mph
Pole speed: 177.544 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 2.27 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1115   Terry Labonte Bayer   (Terry Labonte)Chevrolet19728800running26180
2 295   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet19721466running11170
31510   Phil Parsons Channellock   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet19714416running2165
44329   Steve Grissom WCW   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet1979465running0160
53149   Stanton Barrett Petro Express   (Kenneth Shaver)Chevrolet1979965running0155
62143   Rodney Combs Lance Snacks   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet19711156running0150
7 360   Mark Martin Winn-Dixie   (Jack Roush)Ford19710390running119146
81922   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Fred Turner)Pontiac1977290running0142
9 844   Bobby Labonte Shell Oil   (Bobby Labonte)Chevrolet1976790running24138
10 687   Joe Nemechek BellSouth Mobility   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet1966740running10134
111734   Mike McLaughlin Royal Oak Charcoal   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet19610856running0130
121226   Derrike Cope Badcock Home Furnishings   (Leon Fox)Ford1965565running0127
13 164   Dick Trickle Dura Lube   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet1966040running5124
143372   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet1957140running0121
15 423   Chad Little John Deere   (Greg Pollex)Pontiac1959081running0118
162821   L.W. Miller Miller Transport   (L.W. Miller, Sr.)Chevrolet1944090running0115
174299   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet1944040running0112
181081   Todd Bodine Pro-Motion   (Ron Neal)Chevrolet1933990running0109
193528   Hut Stricklin Smokey Mountain Chew   (Hut Stricklin)Ford1933940running0106
204155   Johnny Chapman D-R Racing   (Ray DeWitt)Ford1936190running0103
21381   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Bell Sadler)Chevrolet1936356running0100
221340   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Doug Taylor)Ford1936196running097
234092   Larry Pearson Stanley Tools   (Mac Martin)Chevrolet1938296running094
243725   Johnny Rumley Beverley Racing   (Don Beverley)Chevrolet1918146running091
252553   Greg Clark Clark Racing   (Greg Clark)Chevrolet1903680running088
262457   Jason Keller Slim Jim   (Joe Keller)Chevrolet1837996running085
27 763   Curtis Markham Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Pontiac1725271running082
282274   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet1705830engine079
29 94   Jeff Purvis Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet1705805running076
30 570   Dale Fischlein Brierton Engineering   (Ivan Murphy)Chevrolet1703530running073
312990   Mike Wallace Duron Paints   (Barry Owen)Ford1693505engine070
32393   Jeff Green GM Goodwrench Service   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1695146engine067
333414   Elton Sawyer Dial / Purex   (Elton Sawyer)Ford1233455engine064
342011   Tracy Leslie MADD / Dieselube   (Tracy Leslie)Chevrolet1165096engine061
35166   Tommy Houston Suburban Propane   (Tommy Houston)Ford1115071engine058
363688   Pete Orr Farmer's Choice Fertilizer   (David Ridling)Chevrolet973380running055
371818   Tim Bender BOR Fuel Oil   (Ned LaWarre)Ford963355crash052
382602   Jeff Fuller Sunoco / East Carolina Pirates   (Ken Wilson)Chevrolet853280crash049
391415   Tony Stewart Mariah Entertainment   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac803280ignition046
403294   Lonnie Rush, Jr. New Holland Tractors   (Bill Elliott)Ford533280engine043
412798   Jeremy Mayfield Northstar Motorsports   (Meredith Ruark)Ford523280oil leak040
422371   Kevin Lepage Lepage Racing   (Kevin Lepage)Chevrolet284946crash037
43309   Joe Bessey Delco Remy America   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet83280crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeff Fuller02driver change
Kevin Lepage71pitted before green flag

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Buckshot Jones00AquafreshBilly JonesFord
Robert Pressley7
Bobby Dotter08Bobby DotterChevrolet
Michael Waltrip12MW WindowsMichael WaltripFord
Mike Harmon24MedPartnersBart WalkerChevrolet
Dale Jarrett32Band-AidDale JarrettFord
Mike Laughlin, Jr.35NWTFMike LaughlinFord
Dennis Setzer38Lipton TeaBob SuttonFord
Jeff Fuller47SunocoTad GeschickterChevrolet
Randy Porter48Unifirst UniformsJames PorterFord
Chuck Bown50UAWBobby JonesFord
Jim Bown51Luck's FoodsDick BownChevrolet
Andy Hillenburg52AC DelcoKen SchraderChevrolet
Curtis Miller73Leo Hindery, Jr.
Doug Heveron75Food Country USACharlie HendersonFord
Shane Hall85Stegall MotorsportsDon StegallChevrolet
Stevie Reeves96Clabber Girl Baking PowderDonald LairdFord
Marty Ward97
DCMichael Ritch02East Carolina PiratesKen Wilson

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10134   #9 accident backstretch 
143017  
31355   #70,71,4 accident turn 2 
365722  
58614   oil on track 
629029  
91955   #02 accident turn 4 
9616065  
1611666   #18,22 accident turn 2 
16719731  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 28.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Trickle155
  Mark Martin62722
  Bobby Labonte28314
  Joe Nemechek32365
  Mark Martin374812
  Bobby Labonte496820
  Mark Martin699123
  Joe Nemechek92965
  Mark Martin9715862
  David Green1591591
  Phil Parsons1601612
  David Green16217110
  Terry Labonte17219726

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   David Green 612    
2   Mark Martin 549   -63  
3   Steve Grissom 546   -66  
4   Bobby Labonte 543   -69  
5   Randy LaJoie 521   -91  
6   Jeff Purvis 515   -97  
7   Curtis Markham 504   -108  
8   Terry Labonte 498   -114  
9   Rodney Combs 476   -136  
10   Phil Parsons 453   -159  
11   Todd Bodine 446   -166  
12   Mike McLaughlin 419   -193  
13   Glenn Allen, Jr. 418   -194  
14   Jason Keller 404   -208  
15   Larry Pearson 400   -212  
15   Mike Dillon 400   -212  
17   Chad Little 391   -221  
18   Derrike Cope 369   -243  
19   Johnny Chapman 367   -245  
20   Johnny Rumley 364   -248