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1996 Food City 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 6 of 31
Sunday, March 31, 1996 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps* on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 1:59:47
Average Speed: 91.308 mph
Pole Speed: 123.578 mph
Cautions: 5 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
3 16   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford34244,815running59170
2 25   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet34254,215running0170
26 317   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet33321,865crash085
18 44   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet34027,490running0109
7 518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet34128,895running2151
36 631   Mike Skinner RealTree Camouflage   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet728,835crash1060
6 788   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford34226,395running0150
1 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet34293,765running148185
14 910   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford34026,115running9126
341081   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford1848,835running061
5112   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford34229,895running76160
331222   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac20024,785running064
91341   Ricky Craven Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet34125,190running0138
11148   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford34016,190running0130
131523   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford34022,565running0124
161628   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford34025,890running0115
221712   Derrike Cope Mane 'N Tail   (Bobby Allison)Ford33821,065running097
301875   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford30412,835running073
4193   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet34235,351running0160
312087   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet26118,835running070
19217   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford34014,780running0106
202211   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford33923,321running0103
172333   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet34021,940running0112
322443   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac20315,835running067
102521   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford34027,040running0134
35269   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford15215,835running058
372727   Elton Sawyer Blair Motorsports   (David Blair)Ford298,835crash052
292825   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet30520,160running076
82919   Dick Trickle Healthsource   (Mark Smith)Ford34115,495running0142
253016   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford33620,895running088
243115   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford33820,840running091
12321   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac34023,340running0127
233399   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford33810,415running094
153442   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac34023,265running0118
213598   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford33814,215running0100
273629   Steve Grissom Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet32620,441running082
283794   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford32420,290running3884
* Race shortened to 342 laps due to rain.

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
38Mike Wallace90Heilig-MeyersJunie DonlaveyFord
39John Andretti37Kmart / Little CaesarsMichael KranefussFord
40Johnny Benson, Jr.30PennzoilChuck RiderPontiac
41Dave Marcis71ProdigyDave MarcisChevrolet
42Bobby Hillin, Jr.77Jasper / Federal MogulDoug BawelFord
43Chuck Bown95Shoney's InnSadler BrothersFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
13030  
31377   #4,9,27 accident turn 4 
38414  
42476   #43,81 accident turn 4 
485811  
59635   #22 accident frontstretch 
64320257  
32133212   rain 
3333353  
3363427   #17 accident turn 4 
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.8%             Average green flag run: 61.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin15959
  Mike Skinner606910
  Bill Elliott7010738
  Jeff Gordon108207100
  Bobby Labonte2082092
  Ricky Rudd2102189
  Rusty Wallace21929476
  Jeff Gordon29534248

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Jarrett 933    
2   Dale Earnhardt 896   -37  
3   Ricky Rudd 852   -81  
4   Ricky Craven 836   -97  
5   Terry Labonte 819   -114  
6   Jeff Gordon 800   -133  
7   Mark Martin 787   -146  
8   Bill Elliott 751   -182  
9   Rusty Wallace 743   -190  
10   Ted Musgrave 724   -209  
11   Sterling Marlin 696   -237  
12   Kyle Petty 684   -249  
13   Ken Schrader 677   -256  
14   Jeff Burton 677   -256  
15   Bobby Labonte 671   -262  
16   Jeremy Mayfield 665   -268  
17   Bobby Hamilton 656   -277  
18   Jimmy Spencer 640   -293  
19   Rick Mast 613   -320  
20   Michael Waltrip 605   -328