OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

PEPSI SOUTHERN 500

Jeff Gordon won the 1998 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Pepsi Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $1,626,666

RACE

  • NUMBER: 24
  • NAME: Pepsi Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-06-1998
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Jeff Gordon
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 139.031
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 5 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Automotive Finishes 180 367 64 Running 134,655
2 12 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 180 367 273 Running 98,180
3 1 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 170 367 15 Running 79,220
4 18 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service Plus 160 367 0 Running 64,465
5 27 12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Mobil 1 155 366 0 Running 52,245
6 26 36 Ernie Irvan Pontiac Skittles 150 365 0 Running 51,205
7 3 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 151 365 11 Running 46,485
8 8 40 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Coors Light 142 365 0 Running 37,925
9 15 7 Geoffrey Bodine Ford Philips Consumer Communications 138 364 0 Running 40,295
10 39 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 134 364 0 Running 41,505
11 7 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 135 364 1 Running 35,620
12 2 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 127 364 0 Running 35,725
13 6 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 124 363 0 Running 38,985
14 4 43 John Andretti Pontiac STP 121 362 0 Running 39,045
15 24 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 118 362 0 Running 41,005
16 41 46 Jeff Green Chevrolet The Money Store 115 362 0 Running 26,785
17 20 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 112 362 0 Running 33,465
18 17 97 Chad Little Ford John Deere 109 362 0 Running 26,490
19 40 98 Rich Bickle Ford Thorn Apple Valley 106 362 0 Running 33,035
20 38 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 103 362 0 Running 34,590
21 11 26 Johnny Benson, Jr. Ford Cheerios 100 362 0 Running 32,440
22 14 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 97 362 0 Running 38,095
23 23 4 Bobby Hamilton Chevrolet Kodak MAX Film 94 362 0 Running 36,525
24 31 1 Steve Park Chevrolet Pennzoil 91 361 0 Running 26,025
25 35 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 88 361 0 Running 37,190
26 13 31 Mike Skinner Chevrolet Lowe's 85 361 0 Running 24,105
27 22 30 Derrike Cope Pontiac Gumout 82 361 0 Running 30,870
28 28 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 79 361 0 Running 30,735
29 42 13 Dennis Setzer Ford FirstPlus Financial 76 360 0 Running 21,100
30 21 77 Robert Pressley Ford Jasper Engines 73 360 0 Running 24,215
31 34 50 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 70 360 0 Running 27,355
32 9 9 Jerry Nadeau Ford Cartoon Network 67 360 0 Running 20,240
33 19 90 Dick Trickle Ford Heilig-Meyers 64 359 0 Running 27,150
34 29 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Winston / No Bull 61 359 0 Running 27,590
35 30 42 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 58 359 0 Running 26,955
36 25 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 55 358 0 Running 19,870
37 33 78 Gary Bradberry Ford Pilot Travel Centers 52 358 0 Running 19,781
38 43 35 Darrell Waltrip Pontiac Tabasco 49 346 0 Oil pump 19,610
39 16 16 Kevin Lepage Ford Primestar 46 326 0 Ignition 26,575
40 10 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline / Cummins 48 318 3 Engine 36,335
41 37 28 Kenny Irwin, Jr. Ford Texaco / Havoline 40 298 0 Oil pump 34,510
42 36 11 Brett Bodine Ford Paychex 37 269 0 Engine 26,485
43 32 15 Ted Musgrave Ford Rescue Engine Formula 34 83 0 Engine 21,985