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1998 Goody's Headache Powder 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 33
Monday, April 20, 1998 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .526 mile paved track (263.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:10
Average Speed: 70.709 mph
Pole Speed: 93.175 mph
Cautions: 14 for 96 laps
Margin of Victory: 6.376 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
18 843   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49934,155running59114
383726   Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios / Pop Secret   (Jack Roush)Ford40322,750running049
411198   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley   (Cale Yarborough)Ford27422,450harmonic040
131911   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford49933,000running0124
35407   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford43323,100rear end058
393435   Todd Bodine Tabasco   (Bob Hancher)Pontiac36915,650engine046
321599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford47033,075running067
282022   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac49627,150running079
4313   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50049,475running33165
12 794   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford49931,750running0127
8 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49947,000running19147
43 596   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet7115,550crash034
174130   Jeff Green Gumout Long Life Formula   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49932,350running0112
253241   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet49727,700running088
1 14   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet500227,025running378185
92236   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac49934,600running0138
193528   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford49836,500running0106
32388   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford50058,525running0165
151018   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac49937,000running0118
26435   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49633,350running085
53650   Randy LaJoie Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50044,325running0155
423391   Kevin Lepage Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet14215,350engine037
163897   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford49923,950running0115
362140   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet43216,025running055
29186   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford49533,700running076
332875   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford45618,850running064
71312   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford49935,425running0146
21216   Ted Musgrave Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford50065,675running0170
274213   Jerry Nadeau FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford49617,200running082
24 942   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet49727,950running091
341644   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac45223,225running061
232977   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford49718,500running094
14 410   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford49939,150running0121
10 633   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet49941,700running0134
113031   Morgan Shepherd Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49927,185running0130
20249   Lake Speed Cartoon Network   (Harry Melling)Ford49823,550running0103
302623   Jimmy Spencer Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford49326,750running073
31258   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet49319,600running070
373990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford43122,900running052
221781   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford49722,350running8102
6 22   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford50041,525running3155
40141   Darrell Waltrip Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet27815,550handling043
212721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49729,700running0100

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Wally Dallenbach, Jr.46First UnionFelix SabatesChevrolet
45Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
46Gary Bradberry78Pilot Travel CentersJim WilsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
5117   #1,99 accident backstretch 
12165  
17237   #23,40,75,41,31 accident turn 2 
247249  
73819   #96 accident turn 1 
8213857  
1391468   #5 spun backstretch 
1471548  
1551606   #7 spun turn 4 
16118424  
1851928   #7 spun turn 4 
19326472  
2652728   #9,30,26 spun turn 4 
27328816  
2892935   #1,6 accident turn 2 
2942963  
2973026   debris frontstretch 
3033108  
3113188   debris 
31935537  
3563638   #81 spun backstretch 
36438017  
3813855   #8 spun turn 2 
3863883  
3893935   #23 spun turn 2 
39441320  
4144196   #7,99 spun backstretch 
42050081  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.2%             Average green flag run: 26.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bobby Hamilton17474
  Kenny Wallace75828
  Bobby Hamilton8310119
  Rusty Wallace1021032
  Bobby Hamilton10418582
  Jeff Gordon18620419
  Bobby Hamilton20526662
  Rusty Wallace2672671
  Bobby Hamilton26831144
  Dale Earnhardt31234332
  Bobby Hamilton34435512
  Dale Earnhardt3563561
  John Andretti35736610
  Bobby Hamilton36738822
  John Andretti38943749
  Bobby Hamilton43850063

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rusty Wallace 1191    
2   Jeremy Mayfield 1158   -33  
3   Terry Labonte 1086   -105  
4   Jeff Gordon 1085   -106  
5   Dale Jarrett 1085   -106  
6   Mark Martin 1055   -136  
7   Bill Elliott 1054   -137  
8   Dale Earnhardt 1025   -166  
9   Ken Schrader 964   -227  
10   Jeff Burton 942   -249  
11   Bobby Labonte 940   -251  
12   Michael Waltrip 930   -261  
13   Bobby Hamilton 915   -276  
14   Jimmy Spencer 909   -282  
15   Ted Musgrave 906   -285  
16   Johnny Benson, Jr. 892   -299  
17   Ward Burton 867   -324  
18   Chad Little 845   -346  
19   Brett Bodine 842   -349  
20   Steve Grissom 786   -405