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1996 Miller 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 31
Sunday, June 2, 1996 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:04:25
Average speed: 122.741 mph
Pole speed: 154.785 mph
Cautions: 5 for 38 laps
Margin of victory: 3.9 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500138730running307185
2 45   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50057480running0170
3143   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50060080running90170
42128   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford50042440running16165
5 718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet49942295running0155
62423   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford49937215running0150
7 82   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford49922265running0146
81610   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford49932765running0142
91899   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford49922115running0138
103125   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49932465running0134
112721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49827365running0130
123998   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford49719765running0127
132016   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford49726365running0124
142941   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet49725965running1126
153394   Todd Bodine McDonald's Monopoly   (Bill Elliott)Ford49625765running0118
16 322   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac49629490running0115
172330   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49626065running0112
181542   Kyle Petty Coors Light / Protest   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac49624850running0109
192890   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford49517665running0106
20 981   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford49519315running0103
213843   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49524365running0100
223415   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford49324215running097
231712   Derrike Cope Badcock   (Bobby Allison)Ford49224065running094
241111   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford49023915running091
253687   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet48823940running088
26329   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford48123690running085
274033   Greg Sacks Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet48024140running082
28 219   Dick Trickle Healthsource   (Mark Smith)Ford47113990running079
292277   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul   (Doug Bawel)Ford46713540running076
30137   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford46720490running073
314271   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet45213450running070
323775   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford43413380running067
332537   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford42920330engine369
34 58   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford42113280engine061
35101   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac40520080crash058
36 688   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford37422055crash8360
373026   Hermie Sadler Peebles   (William Slate)Chevrolet34913055handling052
382695   Gary Bradberry Shoney's   (Sadler Brothers)Ford34513055engine049
394117   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet22920055handling046
40126   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford21929855engine043
41194   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet8729655engine040
423529   Steve Grissom Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet6420055crash037

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16767  
68758   #29 accident turn 1 
7610732  
10811912   #7 accident frontstretch 
12019576  
1962027   #1 accident frontstretch 
203338136  
3393446   debris 
34536117  
3623665   #88 accident backstretch 
367500134  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.6%             Average green flag run: 77.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon16868
  Ricky Craven69691
  Jeff Gordon7012051
  Ernie Irvan12113010
  Jeff Gordon13118555
  Ernie Irvan1861905
  Dale Earnhardt1911911
  John Andretti1921932
  Dale Earnhardt19425461
  Dale Jarrett25527420
  Dale Earnhardt2752751
  Ernie Irvan2762761
  John Andretti2772771
  Dale Jarrett27833962
  Dale Earnhardt34035011
  Dale Jarrett3513511
  Dale Earnhardt35236211
  Jeff Gordon3633664
  Dale Earnhardt3673715
  Jeff Gordon372500129

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1901    
2   Terry Labonte 1765   -136  
3   Jeff Gordon 1719   -182  
4   Dale Jarrett 1686   -215  
5   Ricky Rudd 1549   -352  
6   Ken Schrader 1495   -406  
7   Sterling Marlin 1488   -413  
8   Rusty Wallace 1462   -439  
9   Bobby Labonte 1433   -468  
10   Ted Musgrave 1427   -474  
10   Ricky Craven 1427   -474  
12   Bobby Hamilton 1365   -536  
13   Mark Martin 1364   -537  
14   Michael Waltrip 1358   -543  
15   Ernie Irvan 1322   -579  
16   Jeff Burton 1297   -604  
17   Rick Mast 1266   -635  
18   Jeremy Mayfield 1229   -672  
19   Jimmy Spencer 1221   -680  
20   Kyle Petty 1220   -681