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What a Difference a Year Makes... Keeping Pace with 1995 Points at time one year ago Driver '96 '95 Position Ranking Ranking Gain/Loss D. Jarrett 1st 7th +6 D. Earnhardt 2nd 1st ...

What a Difference a Year Makes...

Keeping Pace with 1995 Points at time one year ago

Driver '96 '95 Position Ranking Ranking Gain/Loss

D. Jarrett 1st 7th +6 D. Earnhardt 2nd 1st -1 R. Rudd 3rd 10th +7 R. Craven 4th 29th +25 T. Laborite 5th 5th 0 J. Gordon 6th 4th -2 M. Martin 7th 3rd -4 B. Elliott 8th 16th +8 R. Wallace 9th 9th 0 T. Musgrave 10th 8th -2 ========================================== S. Marlin 11th 2nd -9 M. Waltrip 20th 15th -5 D. Waltrip 30th 23rd -7

'95 Winners Yet To Win in '96...

Driver '95 wins Labonte, B. 3 Labonte, T. 3 Marlin, S. 3 Martin, M. 4 Wallace, R. 2 Burton, W. 1 Petty, K. 1 Rudd, R. 1

Who's Hot /Who's Not

HOT

Jeff Gordon has three victories and a third-place finish in his last four races.

Terry Labonte has four straight top-l 0 finishes.

Dale Earnhardt has two victories and four top-five finishes in the first six races

Ricky Rudd has finished in the top 10 in five of the six races this season.

Rusty Wallace and Mark Martin have scored three top-10 finishes in their last four races

Ricky Craven and Bobby Labonte have both scored two consecutive top-10 finishes

NOT

Mike Wallace, Geoff Bodine, Brett Bodine, Johnny Benson, Bobby Hillin, Darrell Waltrip, Robert Pressley and Elton Sawyer all seek their first top-l5 finish of 1996

John Andretti has three DNFs and only one top-20 finish in five of the six races(12th at Richmond).

Derrike Cope has four straight finishes of 22nd or lower.

Steve Grissom has four straight finishes of 21st or lower.

STREAK LEADERS

Terry Labonte leads ail active drivers with 512 consecutive starts.

Jeff Gordon has two consecutive victories.

Jeff Gordon has four consecutive top-five finishes.

Jeff Gordon and Terry Labonte each have four consecutive top-10 finishes.

Risky Rudd has 11 consecutive top-15 finishes.

Dale Earnhardt has been running at the finish in the last 16 consecutive races.

Dale Earnhardt has won at least one race each season 1982 -1996, 15 consecutive years.

Jack Durbin indy500@freenet.tlh.fl.us Motorsport News International jackd@motorsport.com (Moderators for "rec.autos.sport.info") Homepage http://www.freenet.tlh.fl.us/users/indy500/index.html

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , John Andretti , Brett Bodine , Derrike Cope , Jeff Gordon , Darrell Waltrip , Bobby Labonte , Terry Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Elton Sawyer , Mike Wallace , Robert Pressley , Johnny Benson , Ricky Craven , Steve Grissom , Mark Martin