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1998 Hardee's 250


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 14 of 31
Friday, June 5, 1998 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (187.500 miles)

Time of race: 1:57:26
Average speed: 95.799 mph
Pole speed: 123.717 mph
Cautions: 6 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: .635 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 89   Jeff Burton Track Gear   (Jack Roush)Ford25025825running76180
2 33   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25027095running171180
31417   Matt Kenseth Lycos   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet25024965running0165
4 183   Wayne Grubb Link-Belt Construction   (William Grubb)Chevrolet25011635running3165
53060   Mark Martin Winn-Dixie   (Jack Roush)Ford25010930running0155
63857   Jason Keller Progressive Motorsports   (Steve DeSouza)Chevrolet25012930running0150
71840   Kevin Lepage Channellock   (Doug Taylor)Chevrolet25011380running0146
81064   Dick Trickle Schneider National   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet2506330running0142
91152   Kevin Grubb Crestar Bank   (Kevin Grubb)Chevrolet2505755running0138
102759   Robert Pressley Kingsford / Matchlight   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet2506825running0134
111674   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet25015195running0130
12404   Jeff Purvis Lance Snacks   (James Finch)Chevrolet25014020running0127
13 628   Casey Atwood Red Line Oil   (Larry Lockamy)Chevrolet2505455running0124
142529   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2509425running0121
151333   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet2499895running0118
162910   Phil Parsons Dura Lube   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet2499350running0115
17 56   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet24913675running0112
183238   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford24910115running0109
19208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Larry's Homes   (Robert Hayes)Chevrolet2496075running0106
203321   Michael Waltrip Band-Aid   (Michael Waltrip)Ford2495665running0103
21 937   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2498110running0100
222835   Lyndon Amick SCANA / South Carolina   (Bill Amick)Pontiac2484985running097
232293   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac2484975running094
244285   Shane Hall Bama Jams / Big A Auto Parts   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet2475950running091
251911   Kevin Cywinski Key Motorsports   (Curtis Key)Ford2474950running088
262366   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet24612330running085
273999   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet2467805running082
283550   Jeff Green Dr. Pepper   (Joe Washington)Ford2454780running00
291582   Mark McFarland Carolina Shoe   (Robert McFarland)Chevrolet2454775running076
303700   Buckshot Jones Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Billy Jones)Pontiac2457790running073
314363   Tracy Leslie Lysol / CHF   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet2447805running070
324177   Ed Berrier Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford2447775running067
333130   Mike Cope Slim Jim   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet2437675running064
341234   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet24311175running061
352648   Brad Loney Unifirst Uniforms   (James Porter)Ford2404675running058
362180   Mark Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet2366675running055
371772   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet1906675engine052
38 415   Ken Schrader Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet1754675crash049
39 223   Lance Hooper WCW   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac1744675crash046
403689   Jeff Fuller Penn's Best Trucking   (Meredith Ruark)Ford1726675crash043
412436   Matt Hutter Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac15711175crash040
42 744   Bobby Labonte Shell Oil   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac1424675crash037
433447   Andy Santerre Monro Muffler   (George Debidart)Chevrolet156875fuel pump034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dale Jarrett32White RainDale JarrettFord
45Jeff Krogh56Clearwater Forest IndustriesRobert KroghChevrolet
46J.D. Gibbs42Carolina TurkeyJoe GibbsChevrolet
47Blaise Alexander20Rescue Engine FormulaAllen CretsingerChevrolet
48Ted Christopher13Chevrolet
49Derrike Cope92KraftMac MartinChevrolet
50Patty Moise14Rhodes FurnitureMichael WaltripFord
51Joey McCarthy41James PritchardChevrolet
52Mike Laughlin, Jr.45Chevrolet
53Mike Olsen61Little TreesMike OlsenChevrolet
54Derrick Gilchrist12Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
7126   #47,99 accident frontstretch 
135038  
51555   #47 stalled on track 
5613479  
1351406   #34 smoking 
1411433  
1441485   #44 accident turn 1 
14915810  
1591635   #48,36,11,34,99 accident turn 2 
16417613  
1771859   #15,23,89 accident turn 4 
18625065  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.4%             Average green flag run: 30.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Wayne Grubb133
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.45148
  Jeff Burton52565
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.5710246
  Jeff Burton10313533
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.13621277
  Jeff Burton21325038

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mike McLaughlin 1906    
2   Matt Kenseth 1897   -9  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1861   -45  
4   Randy LaJoie 1668   -238  
5   Dick Trickle 1666   -240  
6   Jason Keller 1651   -255  
7   Buckshot Jones 1629   -277  
8   Hermie Sadler 1610   -296  
9   Tim Fedewa 1607   -299  
10   Elliott Sadler 1569   -337  
11   Phil Parsons 1549   -357  
12   Glenn Allen, Jr. 1547   -359  
13   Mike Dillon 1533   -373  
14   Mark Green 1531   -375  
15   Elton Sawyer 1525   -381  
16   Jeff Purvis 1412   -494  
17   Shane Hall 1290   -616  
18   Ed Berrier 1282   -624  
19   Kevin Lepage 1239   -667  
20   Tracy Leslie 1232   -674