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1996 Purolator 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 31
Sunday, March 10, 1996 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:05:42
Average speed: 161.298 mph
Pole speed: 185.434 mph
Cautions: 3 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: 4.28 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1183   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32891050running136185
2 35   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32860500running100175
32124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32861600running24170
43728   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford32840400running6165
5 498   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford32832100running4160
63025   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32828500running5155
73923   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford32727150running0146
82010   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford32729650running1147
92721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford32725450running2143
102394   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford32727950running7139
113688   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford32620820running0130
121541   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet32623600running0127
13284   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet32528780running0124
141719   Dick Trickle Healthsource   (Mark Smith)Ford32512060running0121
151622   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac32528030running0118
16 643   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac32522870running0115
171287   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet32322660running0112
182516   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford32322340running0109
193527   Elton Sawyer Blair Motorsports   (David Blair)Ford32211430running0106
201015   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford32123760running0103
21 737   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford32021800running0100
223342   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac31521640running097
23 57   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford31421430running094
241911   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford31421195running091
25 98   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford31214190running088
26 26   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford30027535engine085
271433   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet29721725engine082
282977   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford29413550running079
294171   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet29313410running076
303275   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford29312750running073
31 818   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet28626190running475
321317   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet23617130running067
334090   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford23510035engine369
34311   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac20517000engine061
352612   Derrike Cope Mane 'N Tail   (Bobby Allison)Ford18116965overheating058
36222   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford17825540engine3660
373881   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford1559925engine052
38 130   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac10724345handling049
392429   Steve Grissom Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet9916845engine046
403495   Chuck Bown Shoney's Inns   (Sadler Brothers)Ford859275rear end043
41119   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford2916845engine040

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Johnny Benson, Jr.30backup car
Joe Nemechek87backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
42Jeff Burton99Exide BatteriesJack RoushFord
43Steve Seligman65O'Neil RacingJerry O'NeilFord
44Randy MacDonald78Diamond RioJim WilsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1164164  
1651695   debris frontstretch 
17023667  
2372404   debris 
2412422  
2432464   #90 engine 
24732882  
  Percent of race run under caution: 4.0%             Average green flag run: 78.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte14848
  Dale Earnhardt49535
  Terry Labonte54552
  Bobby Labonte56572
  Michael Waltrip58581
  Mike Wallace59613
  Dale Earnhardt62621
  Rusty Wallace638725
  Dale Earnhardt88892
  Terry Labonte9011223
  Rusty Wallace1131131
  Bobby Labonte1141152
  Bill Elliott1161172
  Rusty Wallace11812710
  Dale Earnhardt12814114
  Jeff Gordon14216524
  Dale Earnhardt16621853
  Jeremy Mayfield2192202
  Ernie Irvan2212222
  Ricky Rudd2232231
  Michael Waltrip2242241
  Bill Elliott2252295
  Terry Labonte2302323
  Dale Earnhardt23326432
  Ernie Irvan2652673
  Terry Labonte26829124
  Ernie Irvan2922921
  Jeremy Mayfield2932942
  Ken Schrader2952995
  Dale Earnhardt30032829

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Jarrett 660    
2   Dale Earnhardt 610   -50  
3   Ricky Rudd 588   -72  
4   Bill Elliott 543   -117  
5   Ricky Craven 533   -127  
6   Ken Schrader 522   -138  
7   Terry Labonte 494   -166  
8   Ted Musgrave 490   -170  
9   Bobby Hamilton 474   -186  
10   Mark Martin 467   -193  
11   Jeremy Mayfield 456   -204  
12   Sterling Marlin 452   -208  
13   Jimmy Spencer 449   -211  
14   Jeff Burton 444   -216  
15   Kyle Petty 439   -221  
16   Jeff Gordon 430   -230  
17   Rusty Wallace 423   -237  
18   Kenny Wallace 416   -244  
19   Ernie Irvan 398   -262  
20   Michael Waltrip 395   -265