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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 22 of 27
Saturday, September 19, 1998 at Gateway International Raceway, Madison, IL
160 laps on a 1.250 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:17
Average speed: 99.764 mph
Pole speed: 131.218 mph
Cautions: 5 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: .351 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 46   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet16048175running72180
2 616   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16028675running20170
3 53   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16024175running1165
4 324   Jack Sprague GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16020450running30160
52866   Tom Hubert Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford16013900running0155
61443   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16011950running0150
7 814   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford16010450running0146
81952   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet1609450running0142
92337   Scot Walters Red Man   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet1608500running0138
101584   Bryan Reffner Porter-Cable Power Tools   (Jim Herrick)Ford1609875running0134
112175   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet1608550running4130
121190   Lance Norick NHL   (Ron Norick)Dodge1607375running0127
132229   Dennis Setzer Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge1597325running0124
141035   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden Products   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet1598275running9121
151255   Tony Roper Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford1598350running0118
162761   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet1598175running0115
17 92   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford1598125running0112
18 299   Joe Ruttman Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford1587875running0109
19 150   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford1588825running24106
202526   Randy MacDonald Auto Trim Design Network   (Mike Mittler)Ford1586850running0103
212044   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford1586825running0100
221888   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet1567800running097
232911   Matt Hutter Nicklaus Golf Equipment   (Phil Bonifield)Chevrolet1566775running094
24 710   Lonnie Rush, Jr. Ohio State Unviersity   (Jerry Wharton)Chevrolet1566750running091
252678   Randy Renfrow MCI   (Dominic Dobson)Dodge1556725running088
262486   Stacy Compton Royal Crown Cola   (David Hodson)Ford1537700running085
273158   Chris Horn Horn Automotive   (Fred Horn)Chevrolet1486675running082
281618   Butch Miller Dana Corporation   (Ron Norick)Dodge1037650transmission079
293031   Kevin Cywinski Big Daddy's BBQ Sauce   (Bob Brevak)Ford1026725engine076
301760   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Mike Addington)Chevrolet717600crash073
313228   Danny Bagwell Four-Tech Racing   (Wilson Bagwell)Ford616575transmission070
321319   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Ford497575engine067

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12323  
24274   debris backstretch 
284417  
45528   #60 accident turn 1 
539846  
991035   debris 
10411512  
1161205   #50 accident turn 1 
12114424  
1451495   debris 
15016011  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.9%             Average green flag run: 22.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle12424
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.254420
  Ron Barfield, Jr.45539
  Kevin Harvick54574
  Jack Sprague586912
  Rick Carelli709930
  Jack Sprague10011718
  Rick Carelli11814932
  Jay Sauter1501501
  Rick Carelli15116010

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 3323    
2   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 3318   -5  
3   Joe Ruttman 3184   -139  
4   Jay Sauter 2921   -402  
5   Tony Raines 2920   -403  
6   Stacy Compton 2845   -478  
7   Jimmy Hensley 2842   -481  
8   Randy Tolsma 2684   -639  
9   Mike Wallace 2661   -662  
10   Ron Barfield, Jr. 2650   -673  
11   Rick Carelli 2597   -726  
12   Greg Biffle 2585   -738  
13   Butch Miller 2532   -791  
14   Tony Roper 2528   -795  
15   Andy Houston 2488   -835  
16   Mike Bliss 2486   -837  
17   Bryan Reffner 2466   -857  
18   Rick Crawford 2444   -879  
19   Kevin Harvick 2437   -886  
20   Terry Cook 2387   -936