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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 2 of 24
Sunday, April 21, 1996 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
186 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (186.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:11:38
Average speed: 84.78 mph
Pole speed: 125.257 mph
Cautions: 9 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 1.001 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 224   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18637775running151180
2 13   Mike Skinner GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18622625running35170
3 598   Butch Miller Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford18613825running0165
42244   Bryan Reffner 1-800-COLLECT   (Mark Simo)Ford1867425running0160
5 916   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brake Parts   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1867100running0155
6 66   Rick Carelli Total Petroleum   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet1865750running0150
7 880   Joe Ruttman J.R.'s Garage   (Jack Roush)Ford1865700running0146
82394   Ron Barfield, Jr. Super 8 Motel   (Bill Elliott)Ford1865000running0142
91175   Bobby Gill Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet1865600running0138
103164   Michael Dokken Clearwater Linen   (Wayne Dokken)Chevrolet1856275running0134
11 342   Jay Sauter Team Sabco   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet1854500running0130
122551   T.J. Clark J & H Carlectibles   (Jim Rosenblum)Chevrolet1845450running0127
131631   Bob Brevak Scaffidi Mack   (Bob Brevak)Ford1835400running0124
14208   John Nemechek Chek Racing   (John Nemechek)Chevrolet1815350running0121
151483   Steve Portenga Coffee Critic   (Linda Mountanos)Chevrolet1785425running0118
161719   Lance Norick Macklanburg-Duncan   (Walker Evans)Dodge1774250running0115
173658   Wayne Jacks Soff-Cut International   (Wayne Jacks)Chevrolet1754200running0112
183317   Bill Sedgwick Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet1665150running0109
192921   Doug George Ortho Lawn & Garden Care   (Jim Venable)Ford1644100running0106
203481   Jerry Glanville Glanville Motorsports   (Jerry Glanville)Ford1615325overheating0103
213040   Carlos Serrano Serrano Racing   (Carlos Serrano)Chevrolet1324000handling0100
22127   Dave Rezendes QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford1324950running097
231912   Dave Smith Blake Racing   (Bob Blake)Chevrolet1183850crash094
243514   Butch Gilliland Part Source   (Bill Stroppe)Ford1083750running091
252884   Doug Thorpe, Jr. Thorpe Motorsports   (Doug Thorpe, Jr.)Chevrolet1023650crash088
261349   Rodney Combs, Jr. Comfrey Corners Store   (Susan Combs)Chevrolet933550rear end085
27 430   Jimmy Hensley Mopar Performance   (Grier Lackey)Dodge923450crash082
28 72   Mike Bliss Team ASE / Ultra Wheels   (Jim Smith)Ford914350crash079
292778   Mike Chase Petron Plus   (Steven Sellers)Ford844250running076
301043   Rich Bickle Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge743150clutch073
311892   Charlie Cragan SKB Racing   (Raymond Scanlan)Chevrolet703050oil pump070
323226   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Mittler Brothers Machine & Tool   (Mike Mittler)Ford362950engine067
332427   Terry McCarthy B & R Racing   (Cheryl Cox)Chevrolet72950crash064
341529   Bob Keselowski Winnebago   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge73950crash061
352172   Kevin Harvick Baja Grill   (Mike Harvick)Chevrolet72950crash058
362620   Walker Evans Dana / Perfect Circle   (Walker Evans)Dodge73950crash055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rick McCray02Rick McCrayChevrolet
Joe Madore60Eyecare DirectJoe MadoreChevrolet
Kenny Allen65ONSAT / TV PlusKenny AllenChevrolet
G.T. Tallas70Hot WheelsG.T. TallasChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
188  
92012   #29,12,20,27,72,14,78 accident turn 4 
213717  
38414   #26 spun turn 3 
42432  
44463   competition 
47471  
48492   #8 spun frontstretch 
507829  
79813   #19,81,12 accident turn 2 
829110  
92976   #6,2,7,30,83,17 accident turn 4 
9810912  
1101145   #84 accident turn 4 
1151206  
1211288   #12 accident frontstretch 
12914012  
1411433   competition 
14418643  
  Percent of race run under caution: 24.7%             Average green flag run: 14.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mike Skinner155
  Jack Sprague610297
  Mike Skinner10313230
  Jack Sprague13318654

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 350    
2   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 320   -30  
3   Bryan Reffner 315   -35  
4   Ron Barfield, Jr. 302   -48  
5   Dave Rezendes 277   -73  
6   Mike Skinner 273   -77  
7   Jay Sauter 272   -78  
8   John Nemechek 267   -83  
9   Rick Carelli 265   -85  
10   Michael Dokken 261   -89  
11   Butch Miller 256   -94  
12   Bob Brevak 254   -96  
13   Joe Ruttman 252   -98  
14   Doug George 240   -110  
15   Bobby Gill 232   -118  
16   Lance Norick 224   -126  
17   Terry McCarthy 214   -136  
18   Rodney Combs, Jr. 209   -141  
18   Butch Gilliland 209   -141  
20   Jerry Glanville 200   -150