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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 33
Sunday, August 30, 1998 at New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, NH
300 laps on a 1.058 mile paved track (317.400 miles)

Time of race: 2:49:55
Average speed: 112.078 mph
Pole speed: 129.033 mph
Cautions: 4 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: .664 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet300205400running68180
2 56   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford300119750running193180
3 943   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac30087300running0165
4 788   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford30078875running2165
52599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford30066700running0155
6 481   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford30052900running30155
7 218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac30057350running1151
8142   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford30051350running0142
9183   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30050550running0138
103510   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford30059500running0134
111128   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford30051350running0130
122477   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford30039650running0127
131723   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford30044900running0124
142797   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford30036650running1126
151231   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30037600running0118
163316   Kevin Lepage Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford30042550running0115
173740   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet30034525running0112
183242   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet30040825running0109
192890   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford30040425running0106
20 612   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford29941225running0103
213826   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford29940850running0100
22 875   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford29932500running097
23317   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford29940100running094
243413   Dennis Setzer FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford29928600running091
251541   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet29938700running088
263091   Morgan Shepherd Pionite   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet29932000running085
272921   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford29938075running082
281936   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac29837775running079
29269   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford29831575running076
301611   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford29836875running073
312022   Ward Burton MBNA Platinum   (Bill Davis)Pontiac29834175running070
324335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac29726975running067
332344   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac29533775running064
34104   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet29341575running061
354271   Dave Marcis TNN Outdoors / RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet28626375running263
364196   Ron Fellows Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet28626175running055
372294   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford25432975running052
382146   Jeff Green The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet25225625crash049
39135   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24941625engine251
404098   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford23232625crash043
41391   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet21825625running040
42 333   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet17536625crash142
433650   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16936625engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Derrike Cope30GumoutChuck RiderPontiac
45Buckshot Jones00Realtree ExtraStavola BrothersChevrolet
46Dan Pardus07Midwest TransitHal Hicks / Mike WittersChevrolet
WDKen Bouchard79T.R.I.X. Racing / NUCAR Conn.Ted Walters / George PywowariwChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
17575  
76794   #1 accident turn 1 
8017798  
17818710   #33 accident turn 4 
18823245  
2332375   #98 accident turn 4 
23825518  
2562616   #46 accident turn 4 
26230039  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.3%             Average green flag run: 55.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon111
  Bobby Labonte221
  Ken Schrader331
  Kenny Wallace43330
  Mark Martin347643
  Dave Marcis77782
  Mark Martin7916789
  Terry Labonte1681692
  Chad Little1701701
  Mark Martin17123161
  Dale Jarrett2322332
  Jeff Gordon23430067

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3597    
2   Mark Martin 3530   -67  
3   Dale Jarrett 3359   -238  
4   Rusty Wallace 3175   -422  
5   Bobby Labonte 3083   -514  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 3002   -595  
7   Jeff Burton 2933   -664  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2809   -788  
9   Terry Labonte 2657   -940  
10   John Andretti 2575   -1022  
10   Ken Schrader 2575   -1022  
12   Bobby Hamilton 2469   -1128  
13   Sterling Marlin 2440   -1157  
14   Ernie Irvan 2433   -1164  
15   Michael Waltrip 2406   -1191  
16   Jimmy Spencer 2373   -1224  
17   Bill Elliott 2361   -1236  
18   Chad Little 2352   -1245  
19   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2248   -1349  
20   Ted Musgrave 2177   -1420