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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 25 of 27
Sunday, October 18, 1998 at Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, CA
300 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:29
Average speed: 68.974 mph
Pole speed: 95.4 mph
Cautions: 10 for 63 laps
Margin of victory: .99 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11229   Dennis Setzer Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge30033555running11180
21024   Jack Sprague GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet30019655running0170
3 286   Stacy Compton Royal Crown Cola   (David Hodson)Ford30016645running25165
4 116   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet30011745running95160
5 575   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet3009945running3155
6156   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet3007495running0150
72818   Butch Miller Dana Corporation   (Ron Norick)Dodge3007445running0146
8143   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet2997395running0142
91960   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Mike Addington)Chevrolet2998095running0138
101319   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Ford2997795running0134
11 488   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet2997095running0130
122384   Doug George Porter-Cable Power Tools   (Jim Herrick)Ford2996045running0127
13 699   Joe Ruttman Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford2996995running0124
141150   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford2997195running7121
152637   Scot Walters Red Man   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2996895running0118
16 955   Tony Roper Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford2986845running0115
172090   Lance Norick NHL   (Ron Norick)Dodge2985795running0112
182711   Brandon Sperling Nicklaus Golf Equipment   (Phil Bonifield)Chevrolet2955745running0109
19 32   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford2929170running158106
202252   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet2786750running1103
211643   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge2536470running0100
222431   Kevin Cywinski Allied Signal / Bendix   (Bob Brevak)Ford2525420transmission097
231735   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden Products   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet2406370running094
24 844   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford2386420crash091
25325   Auggie Vidovich Creative Touch Interiors   (Auggie Vidovich)Ford2345245crash088
26254   Bill Sedgwick DuPont Stainmaster Carpet   (Tim Buckley)Chevrolet2325195crash085
27 714   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford2236095running082
282965   B.A. Wilson Llumar Window Films   (B.A. Wilson)Ford874995engine079
291866   Randy Renfrow Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford844895suspension076
303158   Wayne Jacks Jacks Motorsports   (Wayne Jacks)Chevrolet504895crash073
313385   Milan Garrett Champion Wheel   (Milan Garrett)Ford384895ignition070
32348   Jerry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet24895clutch067
333061   Stan Boyd Pennzoil   (Steve Coulter)Ford28495engine064
342178   Randy Tolsma MCI / Mopar   (Dominic Dobson)Dodge0 did not start061

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15252  
53575   #58 accident turn 2 
58592  
60634   #43 stalled turn 2 
648825  
89935   fluid frontstretch 
9411017  
1111155   #37 spun turn 2 
11617964  
1801867   #99 flat tire turn 2 
18719711  
1982025   #31 spun turn 2 
2032064  
2072126   #43 fluid turn 3 
21323826  
23925113   #4,5,31,44 accident turn 2 
25226514  
26627510   debris turn 3 
27629217  
2932953   #2 spun turn 2 
2963005  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.0%             Average green flag run: 21.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Stacy Compton144
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.54238
  Mike Bliss435412
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.556814
  Kevin Harvick69702
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.71722
  Kevin Harvick73731
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.748916
  Greg Biffle90967
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.9712125
  Mike Bliss12219675
  Mike Wallace1971971
  Mike Bliss1981981
  Stacy Compton19921921
  Mike Bliss22028970
  Dennis Setzer29030011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 3765    
2   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 3737   -28  
3   Joe Ruttman 3568   -197  
4   Jay Sauter 3385   -380  
5   Tony Raines 3365   -400  
6   Stacy Compton 3288   -477  
7   Jimmy Hensley 3267   -498  
8   Rick Carelli 3007   -758  
9   Randy Tolsma 2972   -793  
10   Ron Barfield, Jr. 2971   -794  
11   Mike Wallace 2952   -813  
12   Greg Biffle 2951   -814  
13   Andy Houston 2903   -862  
14   Mike Bliss 2886   -879  
15   Tony Roper 2879   -886  
16   Butch Miller 2836   -929  
17   Kevin Harvick 2792   -973  
18   Rick Crawford 2720   -1045  
19   Terry Cook 2687   -1078  
20   Scot Walters 2665   -1100