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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 33
Sunday, August 16, 1998 at Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:37:54
Average speed: 151.995 mph
Pole speed: 183.416 mph
Cautions: 3 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: 1.826 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200120302running9180
2 218   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac20073555running5175
3 488   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford20061805running6170
4 56   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford20053525running57165
52599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20048390running0155
6 136   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac20064840running115160
7 812   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford20037515running0146
8 750   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20039065running0142
91543   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac20042815running0138
104097   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford19938565running2139
11211   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet19928090running0130
12 642   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19933140running0127
131910   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford19939490running0124
141033   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet19933690running0121
152040   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19925740running0118
161828   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford19838190running0115
173916   Kevin Lepage Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford19831140running0112
18373   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19834840running3114
192631   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19823340running0106
20244   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19836590running0103
21237   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford19830390running0100
223021   Michael Waltrip Citgo / Woody Woodpecker   (Wood Brothers)Ford19829590running097
23112   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford19833965running094
243377   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford19823265running091
254335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac19818715running293
263175   Rick Mast Remington Arms / Mossy Oak   (Butch Mock)Ford19822315running085
273400   Buckshot Jones RealTree Camouflage   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet19718440running082
281298   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley 'Gone Grill Crazy'   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19725390running079
292744   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac19728490running076
30229   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford19721340running073
313623   Frank Kimmel Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford19728065running070
324111   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford19728015running067
334241   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet19727465running064
343826   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford19424915running061
352813   Dennis Setzer FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford19418365running058
36135   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Marshmallow Blasted Froot Loops   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18733840engine160
37 922   Ward Burton MBNA America / Detroit Red Wings   (Bill Davis)Pontiac17724815engine052
382990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford16024740engine049
393215   Ted Musgrave Rescue Engine Formula   (Bud Moore)Ford13617740engine046
401794   Bill Elliott McDonald's Happy Meal   (Bill Elliott)Ford13224740engine043
413546   Jeff Green The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet1717740crash040
421691   Morgan Shepherd LJ Racing   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet1520240crash037
431430   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac724740crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
45Kenny Wallace81Square DFil MartocciFord
46Gary Bradberry78Pilot Travel CentersJim WilsonFord
47Hut Stricklin96CaterpillarBuz McCallChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
364   #46 accident turn 4 
782  
9157   #30,91 accident turn 4 
16178163  
1791846   oil on track 
18520016  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 45.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan12727
  Mark Martin28281
  Ernie Irvan29313
  Mark Martin32321
  Ernie Irvan334210
  Mark Martin43431
  Ernie Irvan44496
  Mark Martin50556
  Chad Little56572
  Dale Earnhardt58603
  Darrell Waltrip61622
  Dale Jarrett63675
  Ernie Irvan689528
  Dale Jarrett96961
  Ernie Irvan971048
  Bobby Labonte1051073
  Terry Labonte1081081
  Ernie Irvan10913224
  Mark Martin13315422
  Bobby Labonte1551562
  Ernie Irvan1571659
  Mark Martin16619126
  Jeff Gordon1922009

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3262    
2   Mark Martin 3165   -97  
3   Dale Jarrett 3029   -233  
4   Rusty Wallace 2863   -399  
5   Bobby Labonte 2839   -423  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 2752   -510  
7   Jeff Burton 2608   -654  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2516   -746  
9   Terry Labonte 2482   -780  
10   Ken Schrader 2412   -850  
11   John Andretti 2361   -901  
12   Bobby Hamilton 2278   -984  
13   Ernie Irvan 2257   -1005  
14   Jimmy Spencer 2249   -1013  
15   Sterling Marlin 2228   -1034  
16   Michael Waltrip 2209   -1053  
17   Bill Elliott 2203   -1059  
18   Chad Little 2132   -1130  
19   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2084   -1178  
20   Ted Musgrave 2074   -1188