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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 27 of 27
Sunday, November 8, 1998 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
167 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (250.500 miles)

Time of race: 1:56:07
Average speed: 130.801 mph
Pole speed: 161.749 mph
Cautions: 5 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: .3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jack Sprague GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16984725running25180
21016   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16952250running5170
3 943   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16940250running0165
4 33   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16929250running2160
5 550   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford16925325running61155
6 22   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford16923875running68150
71299   Joe Ruttman Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford16918475running3146
82666   Mike Stefanik Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford16816475running0142
91135   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden Products   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet16816475running3138
102218   Butch Miller Dana Corporation   (Ron Norick)Dodge16816350running0134
11 660   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Mike Addington)Chevrolet16815625running0130
122152   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet16815275running0127
131829   Dennis Setzer Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge16814175running0124
142314   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford16715075running0121
152098   Doug George Big Daddy's BBQ Sauce   (Jim Herrick)Ford16714375running0118
163390   Lance Norick NHL   (Ron Norick)Dodge16713675running0115
17 786   Stacy Compton Royal Crown Cola   (David Hodson)Ford16714575running0112
18 410   Lonnie Rush, Jr. Ohio State University   (Jerry Wharton)Chevrolet16713475running2109
193965   B.A. Wilson Llumar Window Films   (B.A. Wilson)Ford16713375running0106
201575   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet16714500running0103
212731   Kevin Cywinski Allied Signal / Bendix   (Bob Brevak)Ford16713175running0100
221719   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Ford16714075running097
232537   Scot Walters Red Man   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet16613950running094
243189   Tom Hubert Cyberdyne Tech   (James Liguori)Chevrolet16612850running091
252478   Randy Tolsma MCI / Mopar   (Dominic Dobson)Dodge16613750running088
263226   Rick Beebe Auto Trim Design Network   (Mike Mittler)Ford16612650running085
273892   Nipper Alsup Trackscan   (Ron Hornaday, Jr.)Chevrolet16612550running082
283644   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford16612450running079
294042   Rick McCray Cerritos Pontiac-GMC   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet16512350running076
301467   Chuck Bown Hill Machinery   (Don VanDenBos)Chevrolet16512250running073
312908   Sammy Potashnick Dunlop Golf   (Sammy Potashnick)Chevrolet16212200running070
323420   Brendan Gaughan Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet16012150crash067
33861   Blake Bainbridge Burke Automotive Group   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet15912175running064
341688   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet15313100engine061
35136   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet13513075engine058
362851   Tammy Jo Kirk Peterson Manufacturing   (Tammy Jo Kirk)Ford11512075engine055
371939   Bryan Reffner Ridge Gate Motorsports   (Mike Clark)Chevrolet9413075engine052
383055   Tony Roper Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford8813075engine049
393511   Scott Hansen Nicklaus Golf Equipment   (Phil Bonifield)Chevrolet3912075engine046
403784   Randy Renfrow Porter-Cable Power Tools   (Jim Herrick)Ford2812075engine043
* Race extended to 169 laps due to green/white/checker.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Rob Morgan46AcxiomDavid DollarFord
42Danny Bagwell28Four-Tech RacingWilson BagwellFord
43Chris Horn58Horn AutomotiveFred HornChevrolet
44Austin Cameron4DuPont Stainmaster CarpetTim BuckleyChevrolet
45David Starr9Reher-MorrisonBuddy MorrisonChevrolet
46Jerry Robertson12Joe AmbroseChevrolet
47Ricky Logan36Larry CarnesChevrolet
48Mike Clark38Ridge Gate MotorsportsMike ClarkChevrolet
49Richard Hinds81Raynor Garage DoorsMarty WalshFord
50Milan Garrett85Champion WheelMilan GarrettFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
793   #66 spun turn 4 
103122  
32354   debris turn 1 
36148113  
1491524   debris turns 3/4 
1531542  
1551573   debris turn 2 
1581647  
1651673   #20 accident turn 2 
1681692  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.1%             Average green flag run: 25.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Sprague11111
  Jay Sauter12132
  Mike Bliss142411
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.25295
  Greg Biffle30367
  Jack Sprague374812
  Mike Bliss498739
  Ron Barfield, Jr.88903
  Joe Ruttman91933
  Lonnie Rush, Jr.94952
  Mike Bliss9610813
  Greg Biffle10912820
  Mike Bliss1291335
  Greg Biffle13416734
  Jack Sprague1681692

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 4072    
2   Jack Sprague 4069   -3  
3   Joe Ruttman 3874   -198  
4   Jay Sauter 3672   -400  
5   Tony Raines 3596   -476  
6   Jimmy Hensley 3570   -502  
7   Stacy Compton 3542   -530  
8   Greg Biffle 3276   -796  
9   Ron Barfield, Jr. 3227   -845  
10   Mike Bliss 3216   -856  
11   Rick Carelli 3195   -877  
12   Andy Houston 3188   -884  
13   Mike Wallace 3152   -920  
14   Randy Tolsma 3121   -951  
15   Butch Miller 3034   -1038  
16   Tony Roper 3016   -1056  
17   Kevin Harvick 3004   -1068  
18   Rick Crawford 2956   -1116  
19   Scot Walters 2859   -1213  
20   Terry Cook 2845   -1227