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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 31
Sunday, July 21, 1996 at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:27:03
Average speed: 144.892 mph
Pole speed: 168.41 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: .3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1132   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford20059165running30180
2 710   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford20056615running9175
32088   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford20035705running13170
43528   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford20044590running10165
5 630   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac20036400running5160
6174   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet20035925running0150
71524   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20035825running1151
8119   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford20024925running0142
9 16   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford20046950running121148
101012   Derrike Cope Badcock   (Bobby Allison)Ford20027825running0134
11 47   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford20022975running3135
123298   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19915625running0127
132421   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford19922325running0124
14 83   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19927925running0121
152225   Ken Schrader Budweiser / U.S. Olympic Team   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19922925running0118
16215   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19927025running0115
17 275   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford19914525running2117
183390   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19914225running0109
192816   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford19920975running0106
203441   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet19922550running0103
211294   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford19920425running0100
22 522   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac19924825running097
233637   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford19920100running094
241823   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford19819950running091
253933   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet19819975running088
262642   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac19819625running190
271611   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford19819475running082
282971   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet19712425running079
293829   Greg Sacks Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet19718875running381
30231   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac19616325running073
311978   Randy MacDonald Diamond Rio   (Jim Wilson)Ford1959275running070
32408   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford1949225running067
332715   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford18916175running064
341487   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet17916050crash266
35 999   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford1768975running058
362581   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford1758900engine055
37 318   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet16824835engine052
383077   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul   (Doug Bawel)Ford1398125engine049
393143   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac616125crash046
404117   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet415125crash043
413714   Jeff Green Racing For Kids   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet28125crash040

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
364   #14,17,23,43 accident turn 3 
7160154  
1611655   debris turn 2 
16617712  
1781825   #81 engine 
1831831  
1841863   #11,87 accident turn 1 
18720014  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 36.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin13636
  Jeff Gordon37371
  Greg Sacks38403
  Joe Nemechek41422
  Geoffrey Bodine43453
  Mark Martin466621
  Ernie Irvan67726
  Morgan Shepherd73731
  Kyle Petty74741
  Mark Martin758713
  Ernie Irvan99991
  Mark Martin1001001
  Ernie Irvan1011022
  Dale Jarrett1031042
  Ernie Irvan1051051
  Mark Martin1061072
  Morgan Shepherd1081081
  Johnny Benson, Jr.1091091
  Dale Jarrett11012011
  Mark Martin12114222
  Johnny Benson, Jr.1431464
  Mark Martin14716115
  Ricky Rudd1621709
  Rusty Wallace17120030

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 2531    
2   Dale Earnhardt 2519   -12  
3   Jeff Gordon 2451   -80  
4   Dale Jarrett 2374   -157  
5   Ricky Rudd 2208   -323  
6   Sterling Marlin 2204   -327  
7   Ken Schrader 2131   -400  
8   Rusty Wallace 2113   -418  
9   Ted Musgrave 2040   -491  
10   Ernie Irvan 2023   -508  
11   Mark Martin 2022   -509  
12   Michael Waltrip 1955   -576  
13   Bobby Hamilton 1917   -614  
14   Ricky Craven 1910   -621  
15   Jeff Burton 1886   -645  
16   Jimmy Spencer 1860   -671  
17   Bobby Labonte 1770   -761  
18   Rick Mast 1754   -777  
19   Jeremy Mayfield 1684   -847  
20   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. 1658   -873