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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 26 of 31
Saturday, September 19, 1998 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:11
Average speed: 106.023 mph
Pole speed: 153.498 mph
Cautions: 5 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: .146 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 417   Matt Kenseth Lycos   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet20040275running158185
2 152   Kevin Grubb Grubb Motorsports   (Kevin Grubb)Chevrolet20018415running17175
31538   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford20019590running0165
41134   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet20019190running0160
51230   Todd Bodine Slim Jim   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet20010815running0155
61093   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac2007690running0150
7 74   Jeff Purvis Lance Snacks   (James Finch)Chevrolet20014190running0146
8173   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19916590running0142
9282   Ricky Craven New Holland   (Ricky Craven)Chevrolet1996485running0138
102721   Michael Waltrip Band-Aid   (Michael Waltrip)Ford1997185running24139
111610   Phil Parsons Dura Lube   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet1996010running0130
122215   Ken Schrader Oakwood Homes   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet19910235running0127
131440   Kevin Lepage Channellock   (Doug Taylor)Chevrolet1999860running0124
14 985   Shane Hall Big A Auto Parts   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet1999760running0121
152533   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet19915135running0118
16 36   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet19914160running0115
17398   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Clean Shower   (Robert Hayes)Chevrolet1997635running0112
181399   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet1988610running0109
192472   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet1988560running0106
203657   Jason Keller Justin Boots   (Steve DeSouza)Chevrolet1988960running0103
214080   Mark Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet1986710running0100
221866   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet19712925running097
232137   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet1978400running094
243263   Casey Atwood Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet1977375running091
253389   Ashton Lewis Penn's Best / Allerest / Fiberall   (Meredith Ruark)Ford1977550running088
262920   Blaise Alexander Rescue Engine Formula   (Allen Cretsinger)Chevrolet1946575running085
273535   Lyndon Amick SCANA / South Carolina   (Bill Amick)Pontiac1945300running082
283459   Rich Bickle Kingsford / Matchlight   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet1797425engine079
294241   Joey McCarthy Jerry Simon   (James Pritchard)Chevrolet1765245engine076
303856   Jeff Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet1696445crash073
313729   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet1678195crash070
324346   Tracy Leslie Sunoco   (Donald Johnson)Chevrolet1616170crash067
331914   Patty Moise Rhodes Furniture   (Michael Waltrip)Ford1605145engine064
34 244   Bobby Labonte Shell Oil   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac1587120quit166
352678   Dave Rezendes Mark III Financial   (Dan Browder)Chevrolet1555095crash058
363177   Ed Berrier Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford1467070running055
373074   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet12612545engine052
38 647   Andy Santerre Monro Muffler   (George Debidart)Chevrolet1205020rear end049
394150   Nathan Buttke Dr. Pepper   (Joe Washington)Ford925020brakes046
402336   David Green Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac9011520handling043
41 800   Buckshot Jones Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Billy Jones)Pontiac277020crash040
42 564   Dick Trickle Schneider National   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet15020crash037
432032   Dale Jarrett White Rain   (Dale Jarrett)Ford15120crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Tracy Leslie46driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCHal Browning46SunocoDonald JohnsonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
397   #64,32 accident turn 2 
102718  
28336   #00 accident turn 4 
34385  
39435   #36 accident turn 3 
44159116  
1601656   #78 accident 
1661727  
1731786   #56,29,46 accident frontstretch 
17920022  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 28.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Labonte111
  Kevin Grubb21817
  Matt Kenseth1911496
  Michael Waltrip11513824
  Hermie Sadler1391413
  Matt Kenseth14220059

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3766    
2   Matt Kenseth 3669   -97  
3   Mike McLaughlin 3508   -258  
4   Elton Sawyer 3084   -682  
5   Randy LaJoie 3070   -696  
6   Tim Fedewa 2979   -787  
7   Phil Parsons 2977   -789  
8   Elliott Sadler 2955   -811  
9   Buckshot Jones 2890   -876  
10   Hermie Sadler 2830   -936  
11   Mike Dillon 2773   -993  
12   Glenn Allen, Jr. 2743   -1023  
13   Mark Green 2662   -1104  
14   Jason Keller 2603   -1163  
15   Kevin Lepage 2530   -1236  
16   Jeff Purvis 2415   -1351  
17   Joe Bessey 2401   -1365  
18   Tracy Leslie 2338   -1428  
19   Dick Trickle 2287   -1479  
20   Shane Hall 2286   -1480