OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DIEHARD 500

Bobby Labonte won the 1998 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES DieHard 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $1,807,661

RACE

  • NUMBER: 9
  • NAME: DieHard 500
  • DATE: 04-26-1998
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 16

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Labonte
  • CAR MAKE: Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 144.428
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 19
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 180 175 5 188 60 Running 141,870
2 22 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Winston / No Bull 170 170 0 188 0 Running 97,920
3 9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 170 165 5 188 8 Running 82,370
4 3 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 170 160 10 188 88 Running 85,520
5 6 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Automotive Finishes 160 155 5 188 3 Running 74,490
6 19 36 Ernie Irvan Pontiac Skittles 150 150 0 188 0 Running 52,080
7 35 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 146 146 0 188 0 Running 45,830
8 20 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 142 142 0 188 0 Running 46,630
9 14 40 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Coors Light 143 138 5 188 13 Running 37,230
10 10 50 Randy LaJoie Chevrolet Budweiser 134 134 0 188 0 Running 48,580
11 41 11 Brett Bodine Ford Paychex 135 130 5 188 1 Running 44,675
12 23 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 127 127 0 188 0 Running 44,295
13 37 12 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Mobil 1 124 124 0 188 0 Running 39,615
14 29 91 Kevin Lepage Chevrolet Dare County Tourism 121 121 0 187 0 Running 30,785
15 24 1 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Pennzoil 118 118 0 187 0 Running 28,555
16 42 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 115 115 0 187 0 Running 39,065
17 27 96 David Green Chevrolet Caterpillar 112 112 0 187 0 Running 30,400
18 36 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 109 109 0 186 0 Running 29,710
19 26 89 Dennis Setzer Ford McDonald's McRib 106 106 0 186 0 Running 26,620
20 16 90 Dick Trickle Ford Heilig-Meyers 103 103 0 185 0 Running 37,810
21 33 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 105 100 5 184 3 Running 36,570
22 7 30 Derrike Cope Pontiac Gumout 97 97 0 182 0 Running 35,300
23 38 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline / Cummins 94 94 0 180 0 Running 41,990
24 13 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 91 91 0 179 0 Running 40,985
25 8 9 Lake Speed Ford Cartoon Network 88 88 0 178 0 Running 34,580
26 21 46 Wally Dallenbach Jr Chevrolet First Union 85 85 0 176 0 Running 27,300
27 28 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet RealTree Camouflage 82 82 0 176 0 Running 24,045
28 31 47 Billy Standridge Ford FCR / Philips Consumer Comm. 79 79 0 172 0 Running 23,890
29 4 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 76 76 0 157 0 Crash 33,835
30 30 4 Bobby Hamilton Chevrolet Kodak MAX Film 73 73 0 153 0 Handling 38,580
31 43 77 Robert Pressley Ford Jasper Engines 70 70 0 152 0 Running 33,725
32 11 42 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 67 67 0 150 0 Crash 32,770
33 15 43 John Andretti Pontiac STP 64 64 0 150 0 Crash 38,140
34 34 97 Chad Little Ford John Deere 61 61 0 145 0 Crash 23,210
35 5 31 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet Lowe's 58 58 0 145 0 Crash 22,955
36 2 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service Plus 60 55 5 144 10 Crash 38,250
37 12 13 Jerry Nadeau Ford FirstPlus Financial 52 52 0 144 0 Crash 22,586
38 32 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 49 49 0 142 0 Crash 29,350
39 17 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 51 46 5 141 2 Crash 31,850
40 25 28 Kenny Irwin Jr Ford Texaco / Havoline 43 43 0 128 0 Engine 37,250
41 39 26 Johnny Benson Jr Ford Cheerios 40 40 0 127 0 Engine 29,050
42 40 16 Ted Musgrave Ford Primestar 37 37 0 110 0 Engine 28,950
43 18 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 34 34 0 51 0 Engine 38,450