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1998 Goody's Headache Powder 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 33
Saturday, August 22, 1998 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:54
Average Speed: 86.949 mph
Pole Speed: 125.554 mph
Cautions: 13 for 86 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.185 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1998 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
352675   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford40520,205crash058
37 822   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac31317,167crash052
433990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford15327,650crash034
414296   Hut Stricklin Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet23720,150engine040
423181   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford22720,150engine037
32189   Jerry Nadeau Cartoon Network / Happy Birthday NASCAR   (Harry Melling)Ford43423,230handling067
362030   Derrike Cope Gumout   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac35327,185handling055
382843   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac30335,150handling049
394113   Dennis Setzer FirstPlus Financial   (Bill Elliott)Ford29020,150handling046
402577   Robert Pressley Jasper Engines   (Doug Bawel)Ford27220,150overheating043
1 46   Mark Martin Valvoline / Cummins   (Jack Roush)Ford50085,315running190185
21999   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford50058,615running0170
3 12   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite / Elvis Presley   (Roger Penske)Ford50053,165running17170
4 988   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford50058,855running35165
5 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50058,650running0155
6303   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50042,540running34155
7 231   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50033,965running0146
8 512   Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford50045,015running173147
9 310   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford50045,540running43143
102416   Kevin Lepage Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford50042,590running0134
11334   Bobby Hamilton Kodak MAX Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet50039,765running0130
122144   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac50033,965running0127
13155   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50037,715running0124
141333   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet49934,315running0121
153428   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford49940,260running0118
161221   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49933,410running0115
171446   Jeff Green The Money Store   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet49921,260running0112
181798   Rich Bickle Thorn Apple Valley "Gone Grill Crazy"   (Cale Yarborough)Ford49928,210running0109
192794   Bill Elliott McDonald's Mac Tonight   (Bill Elliott)Ford49832,300running0106
20 623   Ted Musgrave Winston / No Bull   (Travis Carter)Ford49835,310running0103
212940   Sterling Marlin Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet49824,735running0100
223736   Ernie Irvan Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac49831,585running097
233597   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Ford49724,435running094
243292   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66 / TropArtic   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet49720,760running091
251018   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac49638,215running893
261611   Brett Bodine Paychex   (Brett Bodine)Ford49630,790running085
274335   Darrell Waltrip Tabasco   (Tim Beverley)Pontiac49520,280running082
283850   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48930,670running079
294091   Morgan Shepherd LJ Racing   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet48224,060running076
30117   Geoffrey Bodine Philips Consumer Communications   (Jim Mattei)Ford48130,450running073
312242   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet46630,340running070
332326   Johnny Benson, Jr. Trix / Lucky Charms / Cocoa Puffs Kids Car   (Jack Roush)Ford43430,220running064
34361   Steve Park Pennzoil   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet42222,710running061

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Steve Grissom41KodiakLarry HedrickChevrolet
45Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet
46Ken Bouchard85Mansion MotorsportsFrancis DixonFord
47Gary Bradberry78Pilot Travel CentersJim WilsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14141  
42476   #91 accident turn 1 
4811972  
1201267   #42 spun turn 1 
12715428  
1551606   #90 spun turn 2 
16119737  
1982058   #36 spun turn 4 
20621510  
21622510   #11,16,22,30,43,77,96,97 accident backstretch 
22624924  
2502578   #11 accident frontstretch 
25827619  
2772826   #26 accident turn 1 
2832897  
2902967   #13 accident turn 1 
2973004  
3013044   #1,21 accident turn 1 
30534541  
3463505   #9 spun turn 2 
35139646  
3974037   #9,22,50 accident turn 3 
4044085  
4094146   #75 accident turn 2 
41543521  
4364416   #12 spun backstretch 
44250059  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.2%             Average green flag run: 29.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace11010
  Ricky Rudd11144
  Rusty Wallace15195
  Ricky Rudd205839
  Jeremy Mayfield5912062
  Rusty Wallace1211222
  Jeremy Mayfield12319068
  Mark Martin1911999
  Dale Jarrett20023435
  Jeremy Mayfield23527743
  Dale Earnhardt27831134
  Bobby Labonte3123198
  Mark Martin320500181

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3417    
2   Mark Martin 3350   -67  
3   Dale Jarrett 3194   -223  
4   Rusty Wallace 3033   -384  
5   Bobby Labonte 2932   -485  
6   Jeremy Mayfield 2899   -518  
7   Jeff Burton 2778   -639  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2671   -746  
9   Terry Labonte 2606   -811  
10   Ken Schrader 2533   -884  
11   John Andretti 2410   -1007  
12   Bobby Hamilton 2408   -1009  
13   Ernie Irvan 2354   -1063  
14   Sterling Marlin 2328   -1089  
15   Michael Waltrip 2324   -1093  
16   Bill Elliott 2309   -1108  
17   Jimmy Spencer 2249   -1168  
18   Chad Little 2226   -1191  
19   Ted Musgrave 2177   -1240  
20   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2148   -1269