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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 31
Sunday, April 21, 1996 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:13:50
Average speed: 81.41 mph
Pole speed: 93.079 mph
Cautions: 6 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: 2.526 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 52   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford50059245running164180
23428   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford50057395running2175
31324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50057495running211175
41698   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford50032545running0160
5 83   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50035195running12160
62143   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49927395running0150
7 625   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49826295running0146
81018   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet49830185running0142
93316   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford49824985running0138
10154   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet49832485running0134
11249   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford49823320running0130
12 141   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet49828235running28132
13 394   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford49723415running0124
142881   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford49611215running0121
15261   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac49623715running0118
162317   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet49621815running0115
172721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49521615running0112
183111   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford49421120running0109
193223   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford49420465running0106
202075   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford49315065running0103
21 46   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford49327065running0100
222599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford4939665running097
233010   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford49024615running094
24 75   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48026965brakes1696
251830   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac47719965running088
262987   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet47619565running085
27197   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford46212415fuel pump082
281412   Derrike Cope Mane 'N Tail   (Bobby Allison)Ford46212215running079
291288   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford45817115running076
30 242   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac44521065running6778
31368   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford37211565rear end070
322290   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3689065rear end067
33 946   Stacy Compton IHC   (Dean Monroe)Chevrolet3539065brakes064
343533   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet34316065running061
351171   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3419065engine058
361737   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford33816065rear end055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
37Randy MacDonald78Diamond RioJim WilsonFord
38Elton Sawyer27Blair MotorsportsDavid BlairFord
39Steve Grissom29Cartoon NetworkGary BechtelChevrolet
40Dick Trickle19Healthsource Health PlansTri-Star MotorsportsFord
41Bobby Hillin, Jr.77Jasper EnginesDoug BawelFord
42Wally Dallenbach, Jr.15Hayes ModemsBud MooreFord
43Ward Burton22MBNA America BankBill DavisPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
683   #33 spun turn 4 
94032  
41477   #21,33 accident 
489447  
951017   #71 spun turn 4 
102261160  
2622676   #99 spun turn 4 
268413146  
4144218   oil on track 
42244221  
4434475   debris 
44850053  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.2%             Average green flag run: 66.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Craven12828
  Kyle Petty299567
  Rusty Wallace96224129
  Jeff Gordon22523511
  Dale Earnhardt2362372
  Rusty Wallace23825417
  Jeff Gordon2552551
  Rusty Wallace2562616
  Jeff Gordon262380119
  Terry Labonte3813866
  Jeff Gordon3873871
  Dale Earnhardt3883881
  Ernie Irvan3893902
  Jeff Gordon39140414
  Terry Labonte40541410
  Jeff Gordon41544329
  Dale Earnhardt4444529
  Jeff Gordon45348836
  Rusty Wallace48950012

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1221    
2   Jeff Gordon 1145   -76  
3   Dale Jarrett 1139   -82  
4   Ricky Craven 1119   -102  
5   Terry Labonte 1100   -121  
6   Ricky Rudd 1064   -157  
7   Ted Musgrave 994   -227  
8   Rusty Wallace 992   -229  
9   Sterling Marlin 990   -231  
10   Bill Elliott 975   -246  
11   Ken Schrader 961   -260  
12   Bobby Hamilton 948   -273  
13   Bobby Labonte 947   -274  
14   Mark Martin 939   -282  
15   Jeremy Mayfield 928   -293  
16   Ernie Irvan 907   -314  
17   Rick Mast 852   -369  
18   Jeff Burton 850   -371  
19   Kyle Petty 835   -386  
20   Michael Waltrip 829   -392