OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CALIFORNIA 500 PRESENTED BY NAPA

Mark Martin won the 1998 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES California 500 Presented by NAPA at Auto Club Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Auto Club Speedway
  • LOCATION: Fontana
  • LENGTH: 2.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $2,022,800

RACE

  • NUMBER: 10
  • NAME: California 500 Presented by NAPA
  • DATE: 05-03-1998
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 35

WINNER

  • NAME: Mark Martin
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 140.220
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 18
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline / Cummins 185 175 10 250 165 Running 141,375
2 2 12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Mobil 1 175 170 5 250 16 Running 88,800
3 9 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 165 165 0 250 0 Running 96,200
4 1 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Refinishes 165 160 5 250 23 Running 98,800
5 11 1 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pennzoil 155 155 0 250 0 Running 47,950
6 40 97 Chad Little Ford John Deere 155 150 5 250 1 Running 57,450
7 26 7 Geoffrey Bodine Ford Philips Consumer Communications 146 146 0 250 0 Running 55,600
8 5 26 Johnny Benson Jr Ford Cheerios 147 142 5 250 3 Running 51,700
9 43 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service Plus 138 138 0 250 0 Running 53,800
10 21 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 134 134 0 250 0 Running 56,950
11 23 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 130 130 0 250 0 Running 58,025
12 8 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 127 127 0 250 0 Running 45,775
13 22 36 Ernie Irvan Pontiac Skittles 124 124 0 250 0 Running 44,675
14 14 40 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Coors Light 121 121 0 250 0 Running 36,325
15 15 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 118 118 0 250 0 Running 45,975
16 18 28 Kenny Irwin Jr Ford Texaco / Havoline 115 115 0 249 0 Running 50,425
17 20 77 Robert Pressley Ford Jasper Engines 112 112 0 249 0 Running 32,625
18 19 96 David Green Chevrolet Caterpillar 109 109 0 249 0 Running 35,725
19 34 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 106 106 0 249 0 Running 34,925
20 37 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 103 103 0 249 0 Running 43,775
21 28 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Winston / No Bull 105 100 5 249 4 Running 41,625
22 6 42 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 102 97 5 248 23 Running 41,025
23 35 78 Gary Bradberry Ford Pilot Travel Centers 94 94 0 247 0 Running 30,425
24 10 46 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet First Union 91 91 0 247 0 Running 33,525
25 30 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 88 88 0 247 0 Running 33,225
26 33 13 Jerry Nadeau Ford FirstPlus Financial 85 85 0 247 0 Running 29,825
27 31 4 Bobby Hamilton Chevrolet Kodak MAX Film 82 82 0 246 0 Running 54,625
28 38 11 Brett Bodine Ford Paychex 79 79 0 245 0 Running 39,525
29 42 35 Wally Dallenbach Jr Pontiac Tabasco 76 76 0 245 0 Running 29,225
30 41 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 73 73 0 245 0 Running 39,025
31 25 43 John Andretti Pontiac STP 70 70 0 244 0 Running 43,850
32 16 9 Lake Speed Ford Cartoon Network 67 67 0 243 0 Running 31,650
33 24 16 Ted Musgrave Ford Primestar 64 64 0 243 0 Running 38,150
34 4 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 66 61 5 242 15 Engine 43,250
35 27 31 Mike Dillon Chevrolet Lowe's 58 58 0 239 0 Running 28,050
36 39 50 Randy LaJoie Chevrolet Budweiser 55 55 0 210 0 Crash 34,950
37 29 90 Dick Trickle Ford Heilig-Meyers 52 52 0 193 0 Handling 34,750
38 7 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 49 49 0 191 0 Engine 42,350
39 32 30 Derrike Cope Pontiac Gumout 46 46 0 153 0 Crash 34,325
40 13 91 Kevin Lepage Chevrolet Fluidyne Automotive 43 43 0 93 0 Oil leak 27,300
41 36 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 40 40 0 86 0 Engine 44,275
42 17 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 37 37 0 85 0 Crash 34,250
43 12 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 34 34 0 84 0 Crash 36,725