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1996 Food City 250


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 20 of 26
Friday, August 23, 1996 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
250 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (133.250 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:10
Average speed: 74.603 mph
Pole speed: 121.029 mph
Cautions: 10 for 67 laps
Margin of victory: .22 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 147   Jeff Fuller Sunoco   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet25026155running145180
22032   Dale Jarrett Band-Aid   (Dale Jarrett)Ford25015205running0170
3 810   Phil Parsons Channellock   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet25011215running0165
42120   Jimmy Spencer Zippo Lighters   (Allen Cretsinger)Chevrolet2506840running0160
51412   Michael Waltrip MW Windows   (Michael Waltrip)Ford2506840running32155
62226   Derrike Cope Badcock Home Furnishings   (Leon Fox)Ford2505015running0150
72763   Curtis Markham Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Pontiac2506765running0146
8263   Jeff Green GM Goodwrench Service   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2508565running31142
93557   Jason Keller Slim Jim   (Joe Keller)Chevrolet2508665running0138
10165   Terry Labonte Bayer   (Terry Labonte)Chevrolet2504915running42134
11 495   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet2508315running0130
122938   Elton Sawyer Lipton Tea   (Bob Sutton)Ford2504265running0127
132529   Elliott Sadler WCW   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2504205running0124
14104   Jeff Purvis Piggly Wiggly / David Lee Murphy   (James Finch)Chevrolet2506435running0121
15 948   Randy Porter Unifirst Uniforms   (James Porter)Ford2496190running0118
161885   Shane Hall Stegall Motorsports   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet2494755running0115
173799   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet2495685running0112
183855   Bobby Dotter Dynamark Security Centers / Lube Tek   (Ray DeWitt)Chevrolet2465565running0109
19 277   Brad Teague Food Country USA / All Sport / Pizza Plus   (Charlie Henderson)Ford2454105running0106
202414   Patty Moise Dial / Purex   (Elton Sawyer)Ford2445540running0103
213240   Tim Fedewa Kleenex / Food City   (Doug Taylor)Ford2435415running0100
221243   Rodney Combs Lance Snacks   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet2375380running097
233664   Dick Trickle Dura Lube   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet2304005crash094
241500   Buckshot Jones Aquafresh   (Billy Jones)Ford2245305handling091
251123   Chad Little John Deere   (Greg Pollex)Pontiac2217570crash088
262851   Jim Bown Barbasol   (Dick Bown)Chevrolet2055265handling085
27 61   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Bell Sadler)Chevrolet1914930crash082
283188   Kevin Lepage Farmer's Choice Fertilizer   (David Ridling)Chevrolet1784905crash079
29 574   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet1626630crash076
303392   Larry Pearson Stanley Tools   (Mac Martin)Chevrolet1537105handling073
31232   Ricky Craven Interific   (Ricky Craven)Chevrolet1493850crash070
321798   Jeremy Mayfield Stihl Chainsaws   (Meredith Ruark)Ford1223830crash067
33 796   Stevie Reeves Clabber Girl Baking Powder   (Donald Laird)Ford1133830crash064
343081   Todd Bodine Cape Canaveral Cruise   (Ron Neal)Chevrolet1066080handling061
35 390   Mike Wallace Duron Paints / Heilig-Meyers   (Barry Owen)Ford793830crash058
361950   Morgan Shepherd UAW / Lear Seating   (Bobby Jones)Ford783830radiator055
373415   Tony Stewart Ranier-Walsh Racing   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac483830engine052
381334   Mike McLaughlin Royal Oak Charcoal   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet107080crash049

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Larry Pearson92backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tommy Houston6Suburban PropaneTommy HoustonFord
Doug Heveron75Food Country U.S.A.Charlie HendersonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11111  
122413   #20,34,88 accident turn 1 
258056  
819212   #90 accident backstretch 
9310311  
1041096   #00,64,92 accident turn 2 
1101134  
1141163   #96 accident frontstretch 
1171248  
1251284   #98 accident turn 3 
1291357  
1361394   #40,51,77 accident turn 2 
14015011  
1511566   #2,74 accident turn 2 
15718125  
1821887   #00,88 accident turn 2 
1891924  
1931997   #1,64 accident turn 2 
20022223  
2232275   #23,77 accident turn 1 
22825023  
  Percent of race run under caution: 26.8%             Average green flag run: 16.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Fuller18282
  Michael Waltrip8311432
  Jeff Green11514531
  Terry Labonte14618742
  Jeff Fuller18825063

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   David Green 2910    
2   Randy LaJoie 2815   -95  
3   Jeff Green 2347   -563  
4   Curtis Markham 2331   -579  
5   Jeff Purvis 2319   -591  
6   Todd Bodine 2314   -596  
7   Phil Parsons 2264   -646  
8   Jason Keller 2239   -671  
9   Kevin Lepage 2129   -781  
10   Mike McLaughlin 2127   -783  
11   Chad Little 2114   -796  
12   Dick Trickle 2074   -836  
13   Glenn Allen, Jr. 2059   -851  
14   Larry Pearson 2039   -871  
15   Hermie Sadler 1987   -923  
16   Terry Labonte 1957   -953  
17   Rodney Combs 1935   -975  
18   Jeff Fuller 1920   -990  
19   Bobby Labonte 1896   -1014  
20   Tim Fedewa 1828   -1082  
21   Bobby Dotter 1664   -1246