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1999 California 500 Presented by NAPA


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 34
Sunday, May 2, 1999 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:38
Average speed: 150.276 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 4.492 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1999 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1999 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 524   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250155890running151185
2 199   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford250125375running57175
3 418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac25099850running14170
4 720   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac25068175running1165
5 288   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford25071140running1160
61122   Ward Burton Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Pontiac25064425running7155
71412   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1 / 125th Kentucky Derby   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford25060300running1151
82225   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25057100running0142
9 85   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25058500running3143
101031   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24962840running1139
11 62   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford24957325running0130
12 93   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24955425running2132
132528   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford24956325running0124
141333   Ken Schrader Skoal   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet24953525running0121
152866   Darrell Waltrip Big Kmart   (Travis Carter)Ford24840865running0118
161740   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet24850525running0115
171243   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac24853125running0112
182716   Kevin Lepage TV Guide / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford24849125running0109
191994   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford24848325running0106
20339   Jerry Nadeau TBS Dinner and a Movie   (Harry Melling)Ford24844365running0103
213921   Elliott Sadler Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford24848850running0100
221697   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford24847325running1102
23157   Michael Waltrip Philips Electronics   (Jim Mattei)Chevrolet24847025running094
24301   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24846725running091
254041   David Green Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet24742725running088
263244   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels / Kyle Petty's Charity Ride   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac24739125running085
272355   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet24735725running082
282911   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford24746025running079
293575   Ted Musgrave Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford24638625running076
30184   Bobby Hamilton Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet24650350running073
312198   Rick Mast Yarborough / Burdette   (Cale Yarborough)Ford24637950running070
323745   Rich Bickle 10-10-345   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac24434750running067
334271   Dave Marcis RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet24335050running064
344158   Ricky Craven Hollywood Video   (Scott Barbour)Ford23834350running061
352636   Ernie Irvan M&M's   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac21243650running058
362023   Jimmy Spencer Team Winston   (Travis Carter)Ford20941050engine055
373460   Geoffrey Bodine Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet20233850engine157
38 36   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford19651450engine1054
393177   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford18233425engine046
403842   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet14340400handling043
413610   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford12943975engine040
424330   Derrike Cope Jimmy Dean   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4733350engine037
432426   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios / Lloyd's BBQ   (Jack Roush)Ford340525crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Hut Stricklin90Lucas Oil ProductsJunie DonlaveyFord
45Buckshot Jones00Crown FiberBilly JonesPontiac
46Butch Gilliland38Ralph's / Food 4 Less / Coca-ColaButch GillilandFord
47Boris Said14Federated Auto PartsMark SimoFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
474   #26 accident turn 3 
82922  
30345   #71 stalled turns 3/4 
3513298  
1331375   #10 accident turn 3 
1381403  
1411455   #42 accident turn 1 
14615510  
1561594   debris backstretch 
16025091  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.2%             Average green flag run: 37.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Jarrett111
  Bobby Labonte21211
  Jeff Gordon132210
  Jeff Burton23308
  Chad Little31311
  Ward Burton32354
  Jeff Burton365621
  Jeff Gordon576610
  Jeff Burton67704
  Jeff Gordon718111
  Mike Skinner82821
  Dale Earnhardt83842
  Geoffrey Bodine85851
  Jeff Gordon8610318
  Jeff Burton10412724
  Jeff Gordon1281303
  Mark Martin1311333
  Jeff Gordon1341374
  Mark Martin1381381
  Bobby Labonte1391413
  Jeff Gordon1421509
  Mark Martin1511566
  Terry Labonte1571593
  Jeremy Mayfield1601601
  Ward Burton1611633
  Jeff Gordon16420744
  Tony Stewart2082081
  Jeff Gordon20925042

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 1544    
2   Dale Jarrett 1489   -55  
3   Bobby Labonte 1390   -154  
4   Jeff Gordon 1344   -200  
5   Mark Martin 1339   -205  
6   Tony Stewart 1247   -297  
7   Terry Labonte 1217   -327  
7   Rusty Wallace 1217   -327  
9   Ward Burton 1196   -348  
10   Mike Skinner 1193   -351  
11   Dale Earnhardt 1186   -358  
12   Jeremy Mayfield 1166   -378  
13   Ken Schrader 1142   -402  
14   John Andretti 1138   -406  
15   Michael Waltrip 1096   -448  
16   Sterling Marlin 1057   -487  
17   Chad Little 1047   -497  
18   Bill Elliott 1002   -542  
19   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. 984   -560  
20   Bobby Hamilton 970   -574