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1998 Virginia Is For Lovers 200


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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 20 of 27
Thursday, September 10, 1998 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:48
Average speed: 85.878 mph
Pole speed: 121.633 mph
Cautions: 8 for 37 laps
Margin of victory: .299 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 224   Jack Sprague GMAC Financial Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20038400running107180
2 828   Ernie Irvan Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford20022200running48170
31850   Greg Biffle Grainger   (Jack Roush)Ford20016250running0165
4 199   Joe Ruttman Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20011775running1160
51918   Butch Miller Dana Corporation   (Ron Norick)Dodge2008575running0155
6 515   Rich Bickle Turbine Solutions   (Billy Ballew)Ford2006025running0150
71561   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet2006875running0146
8 36   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet2006825running18142
91088   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet2005775running0138
10 952   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet2007850running9134
11 414   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford2006675running0130
123160   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Mike Addington)Chevrolet2006800running0127
131755   Tony Roper Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford2006500running0124
142785   B.A. Wilson ICSE Controls   (B.A. Wilson)Ford2005450running0121
153029   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge2005400running0118
161243   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge2006325running0115
17163   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet2006315running0112
18 610   Lonnie Rush, Jr. Ohio State University   (Jerry Wharton)Chevrolet2005225running17109
193444   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford2005175running0106
203337   Scot Walters Red Man   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2006250running0103
213584   Wayne Anderson Porter-Cable Power Tools   (Jim Herrick)Ford2005100running0100
22 716   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2006075running097
231386   Stacy Compton Royal Crown Cola   (David Hodson)Ford2006050running094
243690   Lance Norick NHL   (Ron Norick)Dodge2005025running091
253275   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet1996000running088
262509   John Blewett III Greenfield Racing   (Dick Greenfield)Dodge1994975running085
27202   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford1985950running082
281419   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Ford1975925running079
292231   Kevin Cywinski Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford1824875running076
302135   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden Products   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet1465950crash073
312378   Randy Renfrow MCI   (Dominic Dobson)Dodge1224825fuel pump070
322811   Brett Bodine Nicklaus Golf Equipment   (Phil Bonifield)Chevrolet1194825transmission067
33117   Barry Bodine Prime Performance   (Jim Clark)Chevrolet1094825crash064
34291   Bobby Hamilton Southern Pride Trucking   (Bobby Hamilton Racing)Chevrolet1044825brakes061
352626   Bryan Reffner Auto Trim Design   (Mike Mittler)Ford685825overheating058
362466   Johnny Chapman Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford324825engine055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
37Carl Long91Mansion MotorsportsThee DixonFord
38Joe Gaita83Lamb & Robinson DrywallJoe GaitaFord
39Tammy Jo Kirk51Auto ValueTammy Jo KirkFord
40Shane Lockhart33Token RacingKenneth BrownChevrolet
41Blake Bainbridge9Burke Automotive GroupWilbur BunceChevrolet
42Billy Pauch06Greenfield RacingDick GreenfieldDodge
43Rick Wilson04Hobart Food ServiceWilliam RoseChevrolet
44Terry Fisher41Farris ConcreteMike FarrisChevrolet
45Mike Ewanitsko42Long Island MotorsportsJoe AmbroseChevrolet
46Brian Sockwell30Sasser-Fogelman AssociatesJimmy SasserChevrolet
47Tom Baldwin48Hess RacingBilly HessChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8125   #7 spun turn 2 
133119  
32376   #26 accident backstretch 
38436  
44485   #61,78 spun turn 2 
498638  
87915   #19 spun turn 4 
9211221  
1131164   #7,44 accident turn 3 
1171215  
1221265   #3 accident turn 1 
12714721  
1481525   #35,75 accident turn 2 
15319543  
1961983   #60 spun turn 4 
1992002  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.0%             Average green flag run: 18.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Ruttman111
  Jack Sprague221
  Rick Carelli32018
  Jack Sprague219272
  Mike Wallace93997
  Jack Sprague1001012
  Mike Wallace1021032
  Jack Sprague10411310
  Lonnie Rush, Jr.11413017
  Ernie Irvan13117848
  Jack Sprague17920022

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 3025    
2   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2968   -57  
3   Joe Ruttman 2915   -110  
4   Tony Raines 2765   -260  
5   Stacy Compton 2645   -380  
6   Jay Sauter 2586   -439  
7   Jimmy Hensley 2527   -498  
8   Randy Tolsma 2445   -580  
9   Greg Biffle 2382   -643  
10   Ron Barfield, Jr. 2379   -646  
11   Mike Wallace 2373   -652  
12   Andy Houston 2354   -671  
13   Rick Carelli 2344   -681  
14   Butch Miller 2326   -699  
15   Tony Roper 2298   -727  
16   Mike Bliss 2280   -745  
17   Bryan Reffner 2253   -772  
18   Kevin Harvick 2189   -836  
19   Terry Cook 2148   -877  
20   Rick Crawford 2143   -882