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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 6 of 31
Saturday, March 28, 1998 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
250 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (133.250 miles)

Time of race: 1:45:55
Average speed: 75.484 mph
Pole speed: 122.217 mph
Cautions: 9 for 59 laps
Margin of victory: 2.000 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 366   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet25031335running99180
2 13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25021260running10175
31317   Matt Kenseth Lycos   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet25018610running0165
4 938   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford25015885running0160
53757   Jason Keller Progressive Motorsports   (Steve DeSouza)Chevrolet2509660running1160
62634   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet25011785running0150
73910   Phil Parsons Dura Lube   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet2507135running0146
82189   Stanton Barrett Allerest / Acutrim   (Meredith Ruark)Ford2509835running0142
91499   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet2496840running0138
102714   Patty Moise Rhodes Furniture   (Michael Waltrip)Ford2496540running0134
11 647   Andy Santerre Monro Muffler   (George Debidart)Chevrolet2497290running0130
123163   Tracy Leslie Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet2496845running0127
132864   Dick Trickle Schneider National   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet2484490running0124
143540   Kevin Lepage Channellock   (Doug Taylor)Chevrolet2486455running0121
154330   Mike Cope Slim Jim   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet2484840running0118
163323   Lance Hooper WCW   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac2454695running0115
172337   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2436475running0112
183836   Matt Hutter Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac24010850running0109
194085   Shane Hall Bama Jams   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet2336285running0106
201529   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2317165running0103
21192   Ron Barfield, Jr. New Holland   (Ricky Craven)Chevrolet2304315overheating00
221093   Dave Blaney Amoco   (Bill Davis)Pontiac2304205engine097
23248   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Yahoo Sports   (Robert Hayes)Chevrolet2294180crash094
24 452   Kevin Grubb Crestar Bank   (Kevin Grubb)Chevrolet2204155crash091
25 774   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet21911845crash088
261644   Tony Stewart Shell Oil   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac2196115crash085
27174   Jeff Purvis Lance Snacks   (James Finch)Chevrolet21910605crash082
28 200   Buckshot Jones Alka-Seltzer / Bayer   (Billy Jones)Pontiac2188080crash12289
29 821   Michael Waltrip Band-Aid   (Michael Waltrip)Ford2184055crash076
302932   Dale Jarrett White Rain   (Dale Jarrett)Ford2133810rear end073
313472   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet2125435crash070
323280   Mark Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet1833235running067
331875   Kelly Denton Food Country   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet1723135running064
343033   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet1125095crash061
35 520   Blaise Alexander Rescue Engine Formula   (Allen Cretsinger)Chevrolet989725crash1863
364156   Jeff Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet833055crash055
37226   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet559535crash052
383648   Randy Porter Unifirst Uniforms   (James Porter)Ford513000brakes049
39129   Jeff Burton Track Gear   (Jack Roush)Ford483100water pump046
402028   Casey Atwood Red Line Oil   (Larry Lockamy)Chevrolet423000crash043
414296   Mike Wallace Big A Auto Parts   (Donald Laird)Pontiac293000crash040
421150   Jimmy Foster Dr. Pepper   (Joe Washington)Ford173200crash037
432577   Ed Berrier Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford155100crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Matt Hutter36backup car
Dick Trickle64missed driver introductions
Mike Wallace96backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Robert Pressley59Kingsford / MatchlightTad GeschickterChevrolet
Hank Parker, Jr.78Mark III FinancialDan BrowderChevrolet
Derrike Cope92KraftMac MartinChevrolet
WDLyndon Amick35SCANA / South CarolinaBill AmickPontiac
WDKevin Schwantz88RyderKevin SchwantzChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #80 accident turn 2 
9168  
172610   #77,37,6,56,96,50,85,40,14,30 accident frontstretch 
276438  
65706   #56 accident frontstretch 
719727  
981069   #20 accident turn 2 
1071148  
1151206   #33 accident turn 2 
12114929  
1501567   #75 accident backstretch 
15717216  
1731775   #00 accident backstretch 
17821336  
2142185   #21,72 accident frontstretch 
2192202  
2212277   #99,29,36,30,4,40,74,8,80,00,44,52 accident turn 2 
22825023  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.6%             Average green flag run: 19.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.11010
  Buckshot Jones116555
  Blaise Alexander668318
  Buckshot Jones8415067
  Jason Keller1511511
  Elliott Sadler15225099

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mike McLaughlin 823    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 816   -7  
3   Matt Kenseth 810   -13  
4   Elliott Sadler 796   -27  
5   Buckshot Jones 759   -64  
6   Randy LaJoie 752   -71  
7   Dick Trickle 748   -75  
8   Hermie Sadler 742   -81  
9   Elton Sawyer 697   -126  
10   Jason Keller 692   -131  
11   Jeff Burton 663   -160  
12   Mark Green 659   -164  
13   Mike Dillon 641   -182  
14   Glenn Allen, Jr. 619   -204  
15   Jeff Purvis 610   -213  
16   Tim Fedewa 582   -241  
17   Mark Martin 581   -242  
18   Tracy Leslie 564   -259  
19   Andy Santerre 558   -265  
20   Phil Parsons 548   -275