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1998 The Bud at the Glen


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 33
Sunday, August 9, 1998 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
90 laps on a 2.450 mile road course (220.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:20:03
Average speed: 94.466 mph
Pole speed: 120.331 mph
Cautions: 4 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 3.437 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90152970running55185
2 76   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford9065820running3175
32331   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9053085running17170
4 62   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford9047050running2165
51088   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford9052980running0155
63344   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac9044565running0150
71340   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9030185running0146
81743   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac9039560running0142
92126   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford9033930running8143
103718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac9045090running0134
11223   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9036355running0130
122642   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9032215running0127
13144   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet9036225running0124
14 310   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford9036610running0121
15 89   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford9026795running0118
163897   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford9024900running0115
173046   Tommy Kendall The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9019405running0112
18341   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet9023260running0109
191516   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford9030080running0106
20 523   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford9033810running5108
212522   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac9029430running0100
222998   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford9025700running097
23 499   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford9035195running094
241633   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet9029625running091
254335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Chevrolet9018480running088
261981   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford9022810running085
272794   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford8928590out of gas082
282821   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford8928420out of gas079
292477   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford8921750running076
303575   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford8921075running073
313112   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford8928010running070
32117   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford8927435running067
33 936   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac8924875running064
343611   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford8924840running061
353250   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet8924805running058
362013   Tom Hubert FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford8817745running055
371828   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford8832710running052
384041   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet8824675running049
394230   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac8724665running046
40125   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet8033655running043
413990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford7724645engine040
42 296   Ron Fellows Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet6920135running037
434191   Morgan Shepherd LJ Racing   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet4717625transmission034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
45Brian Cunningham59Cunningham Historic MotorcarsEd SchererFord
46Rick Wilson58SmartTalkLawrence JohnsonFord
DCBoris Said23Winston / No BullTravis CarterFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10112   #30 spun inner loop 
124130  
42432   #5 accident turn 10 
44441  
45462   #23,12,13,33 accident turn 1 
47493  
50523   #28,36 spun turn 10 
539038  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.0%             Average green flag run: 16.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon12828
  Mark Martin29302
  J. Spencer (B. Said)31355
  Jeff Gordon365823
  Mark Martin59591
  Rusty Wallace60612
  Johnny Benson, Jr.62698
  Mike Skinner708617
  Jeff Gordon87904

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3082    
2   Mark Martin 3000   -82  
3   Dale Jarrett 2859   -223  
4   Rusty Wallace 2769   -313  
5   Bobby Labonte 2664   -418  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 2606   -476  
7   Jeff Burton 2453   -629  
8   Terry Labonte 2422   -660  
9   Dale Earnhardt 2402   -680  
10   Ken Schrader 2291   -791  
11   Jimmy Spencer 2249   -833  
12   John Andretti 2223   -859  
13   Bobby Hamilton 2175   -907  
14   Bill Elliott 2160   -922  
15   Michael Waltrip 2112   -970  
16   Sterling Marlin 2110   -972  
17   Ernie Irvan 2097   -985  
18   Ted Musgrave 2028   -1054  
19   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2023   -1059  
20   Chad Little 1993   -1089