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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 (220.5 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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90152,970running55185
2 76   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford9065,820running3175
32331   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9053,085running17170
4 62   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford9047,050running2165
51088   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford9052,980running0155
63344   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac9044,565running0150
71340   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9030,185running0146
81743   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac9039,560running0142
92126   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios   (Jack Roush)Ford9033,930running8143
103718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac9045,090running0134
11223   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9036,355running0130
122642   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9032,215running0127
13144   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet9036,225running0124
14 310   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford9036,610running0121
15 89   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford9026,795running0118
163897   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford9024,900running0115
173046   Tommy Kendall The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9019,405running0112
18341   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet9023,260running0109
191516   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford9030,080running0106
20 523   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford9033,810running5108
212522   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac9029,430running0100
222998   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford9025,700running097
23 499   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford9035,195running094
241633   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet9029,625running091
254335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Chevrolet9018,480running088
261981   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford9022,810running085
272794   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford8928,590out of gas082
282821   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford8928,420out of gas079
292477   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford8921,750running076
303575   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford8921,075running073
313112   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford8928,010running070
32117   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford8927,435running067
33 936   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac8924,875running064
343611   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford8924,840running061
353250   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet8924,805running058
362013   Tom Hubert FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford8817,745running055
371828   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford8832,710running052
384041   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet8824,675running049
394230   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac8724,665running046
40125   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet8033,655running043
413990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford7724,645engine040
42 296   Ron Fellows Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet6920,135running037
434191   Morgan Shepherd LJ Racing   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet4717,625transmission034

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
45Brian Cunningham59Cunningham Historic MotorcarsEd SchererFord
46Larry Gunselman58SmartTalkScott BarbourFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
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