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1998 Myrtle Beach 250


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 18 of 31
Saturday, July 11, 1998 at Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach, SC
250 laps on a 0.538 mile paved track (134.500 miles)

Time of race: 1:36:56
Average speed: 80.754 mph
Pole speed: 98.816 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: .115 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 574   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet25036875running138185
21636   David Green Stanley Tools   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac25018650running32175
31434   Mike McLaughlin Goulds Pumps   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet25019325running0165
4 835   Lyndon Amick SCANA / Myrtle Beach   (Bill Amick)Pontiac2508900running0160
5 33   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet25017075running0155
6 133   Tim Fedewa Kleenex / IGA   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet25013000running65155
7 96   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet25011700running0146
81717   Matt Kenseth Lycos   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet25012775running0142
9 737   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2507875running0138
10 666   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet25013125running0134
111938   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford24913375running0130
122929   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Industrial Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2497600running0127
132747   Andy Santerre Monro Muffler   (George Debidart)Chevrolet2495180running0124
14 264   Curtis Markham Schneider National   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet2486955running15126
151000   Buckshot Jones Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Billy Jones)Pontiac2486855running0118
162071   Mario Gosselin W.L. Plemons / Greased Lightning   (Mario Gosselin)Chevrolet2484065running0115
172163   Tracy Leslie Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet2486605running0112
183356   Jeff Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet2474480running0109
192377   Ed Berrier Lear Corporation / UAW   (Tony Hall)Ford2478930running0106
203072   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet2476845running0103
212810   Phil Parsons Dura Lube   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet2476405running0100
223432   Jason Jarrett DAJ Racing   (Dale Jarrett)Ford2473505running097
232240   Kerry Earnhardt Channellock   (Doug Taylor)Chevrolet2475330running094
241378   Jim Bown Mark III Financial   (Dan Browder)Chevrolet2463305running091
253159   Scott Lagasse Kingsford / Matchlight   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet2463225running088
261885   Shane Hall Big A Auto Parts   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet2456435running085
273289   Brian Smith Juba Glass   (Meredith Ruark)Chevrolet2436225running082
282427   Casey Atwood Brewco Motorsports   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2403200running079
29154   Jeff Purvis Lance Snacks   (James Finch)Chevrolet23810675running076
302699   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet2165375running073
313530   Mike Cope Slim Jim   (Jeffrey Welliver)Chevrolet1963120handling070
321152   Kevin Grubb Grubb Motorsports   (Kevin Grubb)Chevrolet1773120engine067
331257   Jason Keller NASCAR Speedpark   (Steve DeSouza)Chevrolet1385120engine064
34 448   Randy Porter Unifirst Uniforms   (James Porter)Ford963320equipment061
352544   Tony Stewart Shell Oil / Small Soldiers   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac675120crash058

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
36Bobby Hillin, Jr.8Clean ShowerRobert HayesChevrolet
37Kevin Prince90Golden LeafCharles PrinceChevrolet
38Johnny Chapman73Jimmy DouglasChevrolet
39Blaise Alexander20Rescue Engine FormulaAllen CretsingerChevrolet
40Patty Moise14Rhodes FurnitureMichael WaltripFord
41Jimmy Foster50Dr. PepperJoe WashingtonFord
42Mark Krogh80Clearwater Forest IndustriesRobert KroghChevrolet
43Eddie Beahr39Fidelity PrintingWayne BeahrFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16767  
68736   #44 accident turn 4 
7413562  
13614510   debris 
14615813  
1591602   #30,27,52,59 accident frontstretch 
16123777  
2382425   debris 
2432508  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.2%             Average green flag run: 45.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Markham11515
  Tim Fedewa168065
  Randy LaJoie81212132
  David Green21324432
  Randy LaJoie2452506

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mike McLaughlin 2499    
2   Matt Kenseth 2496   -3  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2487   -12  
4   Randy LaJoie 2209   -290  
5   Elton Sawyer 2115   -384  
6   Tim Fedewa 2113   -386  
7   Buckshot Jones 2083   -416  
8   Phil Parsons 2047   -452  
9   Hermie Sadler 2037   -462  
10   Mike Dillon 2002   -497  
11   Elliott Sadler 2000   -499  
12   Jason Keller 1968   -531  
13   Mark Green 1946   -553  
14   Glenn Allen, Jr. 1917   -582  
15   Jeff Purvis 1885   -614  
16   Dick Trickle 1706   -793  
17   Joe Bessey 1671   -828  
18   Ed Berrier 1670   -829  
19   Tracy Leslie 1647   -852  
20   Shane Hall 1621   -878