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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 33
Monday, April 20, 1998 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:10
Average speed: 70.709 mph
Pole speed: 93.175 mph
Cautions: 14 for 96 laps
Margin of victory: 6.376 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 14   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet500227025running378185
21216   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford50065675running0170
32388   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford50058525running0165
4313   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50049475running33165
53650   Randy LaJoie Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50044325running0155
6 22   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford50041525running3155
71312   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford49935425running0146
8 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49947000running19147
92236   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac49934600running0138
10 633   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet49941700running0134
113031   Morgan Shepherd Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49927185running0130
12 794   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford49931750running0127
131911   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford49933000running0124
14 410   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford49939150running0121
151018   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac49937000running0118
163897   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford49923950running0115
174130   Jeff Green Gumout Long Life Formula   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49932350running0112
18 843   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49934155running59114
193528   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford49836500running0106
20249   Lake Speed Cartoon Network   (Harry Melling)Ford49823550running0103
212721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49729700running0100
221781   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford49722350running8102
232977   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford49718500running094
24 942   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet49727950running091
253241   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet49727700running088
26435   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49633350running085
274213   Jerry Nadeau FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford49617200running082
282022   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac49627150running079
29186   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford49533700running076
302623   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford49326750running073
31258   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet49319600running070
321599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford47033075running067
332875   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford45618850running064
341644   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac45223225running061
35407   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford43323100rear end058
362140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet43216025running055
373990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford43122900running052
383726   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios / Pop Secret   (Jack Roush)Ford40322750running049
393435   Todd Bodine Tabasco   (Bob Hancher)Pontiac36915650engine046
40141   Darrell Waltrip Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet27815550handling043
411198   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford27422450harmonic040
423391   Kevin Lepage Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet14215350engine037
43 596   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet7115550crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Wally Dallenbach, Jr.46First UnionFelix SabatesChevrolet
45Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
46Gary Bradberry78Pilot Travel CentersJim WilsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
5117   #1,99 accident backstretch 
12165  
17237   #23,40,75,41,31 accident turn 2 
247249  
73819   #96 accident turn 1 
8213857  
1391468   #5 spun backstretch 
1471548  
1551606   #7 spun turn 4 
16118424  
1851928   #7 spun turn 4 
19326472  
2652728   #9,30,26 spun turn 4 
27328816  
2892935   #1,6 accident turn 2 
2942963  
2973026   debris frontstretch 
3033108  
3113188   debris 
31935537  
3563638   #81 spun backstretch 
36438017  
3813855   #8 spun turn 2 
3863883  
3893935   #23 spun turn 2 
39441320  
4144196   #7,99 spun backstretch 
42050081  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.2%             Average green flag run: 26.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Hamilton17474
  Kenny Wallace75828
  Bobby Hamilton8310119
  Rusty Wallace1021032
  Bobby Hamilton10418582
  Jeff Gordon18620419
  Bobby Hamilton20526662
  Rusty Wallace2672671
  Bobby Hamilton26831144
  Dale Earnhardt31234332
  Bobby Hamilton34435512
  Dale Earnhardt3563561
  John Andretti35736610
  Bobby Hamilton36738822
  John Andretti38943749
  Bobby Hamilton43850063

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rusty Wallace 1191    
2   Jeremy Mayfield 1158   -33  
3   Terry Labonte 1086   -105  
4   Jeff Gordon 1085   -106  
4   Dale Jarrett 1085   -106  
6   Mark Martin 1055   -136  
7   Bill Elliott 1054   -137  
8   Dale Earnhardt 1025   -166  
9   Ken Schrader 964   -227  
10   Jeff Burton 942   -249  
11   Bobby Labonte 940   -251  
12   Michael Waltrip 930   -261  
13   Bobby Hamilton 915   -276  
14   Jimmy Spencer 909   -282  
15   Ted Musgrave 906   -285  
16   Johnny Benson, Jr. 892   -299  
17   Ward Burton 867   -324  
18   Chad Little 845   -346  
19   Brett Bodine 842   -349  
20   Steve Grissom 786   -405