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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 33
Sunday, July 12, 1998 at New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, NH
300 laps on a 1.058 mile paved track (317.400 miles)

Time of race: 3:04:54
Average speed: 102.996 mph
Pole speed: 128.394 mph
Cautions: 6 for 40 laps
Margin of victory: 7.439 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford300131075running191185
2156   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford30082575running0170
3 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet300116025running73170
4 92   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford30059725running0160
51231   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30056025running2160
61643   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac30060875running0150
7 388   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford30055825running0146
8 644   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac30047775running0142
92633   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet30052575running0138
101781   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford30062625running0134
111018   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac30049325running2135
122846   Jeff Green First Union   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet30033325running0127
13 81   Darrell Waltrip Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet30037425running0124
14325   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29948925running0121
15374   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet29949975running0118
162930   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac29943825running0115
171490   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford29943400running0112
18203   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet29947150running0109
193310   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford29948400running0106
20 736   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac29845050running0103
213926   Johnny Benson, Jr. Betty Crocker   (Jack Roush)Ford29843775running0100
22 497   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford29835425running4102
233422   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac29841975running094
243821   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford29842325running091
252323   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford29842475running493
261394   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford29741225running1090
272213   Jerry Nadeau FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford29733950running082
281911   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford29740700running184
29 150   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29546950running1381
303012   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford29440325crash073
314391   Andy Hillenburg Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet29333200running070
321875   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford29130075running067
332528   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford28644950running064
344177   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford28029825running061
353540   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet26129700running058
362142   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet24936575running055
37427   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford18436450handling052
383198   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford13738700crash049
392716   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford12736200crash046
401135   Gary Bradberry Tabasco   (Bob Hancher)Pontiac11829200engine043
41369   Lake Speed Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford3429700crash040
422496   Hut Stricklin Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet3429200crash037
434041   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet3436200crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71TNN Outdoors / RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
474   #16,22,28 accident turn 1 
82720  
28325   debris 
33353  
364510   #41,9,23,96,42,7 accident turn 4 
4611570  
1161216   #75 spun turn 1 
1221287  
1291368   #98,97 accident turn 4 
13722185  
2222287   #98 accident turn 1 
22930072  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.3%             Average green flag run: 37.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Craven188
  Jeff Gordon991
  Ricky Craven10145
  Jeff Gordon157965
  Jeff Burton809314
  Jeff Gordon94963
  Mike Skinner97971
  Bobby Labonte98992
  Jimmy Spencer1001023
  Bill Elliott10311210
  Jimmy Spencer1131131
  Jeff Burton11413623
  Jeff Gordon1371404
  Mike Skinner1411411
  Jeff Burton14221170
  Chad Little2122154
  Brett Bodine2162161
  Jeff Burton21730084

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 2527    
2   Mark Martin 2475   -52  
3   Dale Jarrett 2429   -98  
4   Jeremy Mayfield 2390   -137  
5   Rusty Wallace 2307   -220  
6   Bobby Labonte 2205   -322  
7   Terry Labonte 2166   -361  
8   Jeff Burton 2134   -393  
9   Jimmy Spencer 1968   -559  
10   Dale Earnhardt 1961   -566  
11   Ken Schrader 1924   -603  
12   Bill Elliott 1896   -631  
13   Bobby Hamilton 1845   -682  
14   John Andretti 1808   -719  
15   Michael Waltrip 1794   -733  
16   Ward Burton 1759   -768  
17   Ernie Irvan 1740   -787  
18   Johnny Benson, Jr. 1728   -799  
19   Sterling Marlin 1704   -823  
20   Brett Bodine 1700   -827