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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Suzuka Circuitland NASCAR Suzuka Thunder Special 100 November 23, 1996 Starting Grid Ps Car Driver Sponsor Make Time MPH...

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Suzuka Circuitland NASCAR Suzuka Thunder Special 100 November 23, 1996 Starting Grid

Ps Car Driver Sponsor Make Time MPH KPH NASCAR Division

1 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Ford 3:01.254 83.08 133.68 Winston Cup 2 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Ford 3:03.012 82.28 132.40 Winston Cup 3 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Ford 3:03.112 82.24 132.32 Winston Cup 4 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevrolet 3:03.616 82.01 131.96 Winston Cup 5 31 Mike Skinner Snap-On Tools Chevrolet 3:04.268 81.72 131.49 Craftsman Truck 6 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Car Care Ford 3:04.699 81.53 131.19 Winston Cup 7 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet 3:04.699 81.53 131.19 Winston Cup 8 24 * Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 3:04.893 81.45 131.05 Winston Cup 9 3 Dale Earnhardt ACDelco Chevrolet 3:05.421 81.21 130.68 Winston Cup 10 45 Ron Hornaday Jr. Tootiestoy Chevrolet 3:07.745 80.21 129.06 Craftsman Truck 11 38 Butch Gilliland Pro Insulation/Stroppe Ford 3:07.866 80.16 128.98 Winston West 12 15 ** Wally Dallenbach Hayes Modems Ford 3:07.967 80.11 128.91 Winston Cup 13 95 David Green Caterpillar Chevrolet 3:08.765 79.78 128.36 Busch Grand National 14 02 Akihiko Nakaya US/Nippon Challenge Ford 3:10.495 79.05 127.20 Licensed 15 07 Lance Hooper Cinema Vehicle Pontiac 3:12.311 78.3 126.00 Winston West 16 1 Kejjchi Tsuchiya Japan Challenge Ford 3:13.287 77.91 125.36 Licensed 17 77 Bobby Hillin Jasper Motorsports Ford 3:14.358 77.48 124.67 Winston Cup 18 23 ** Hideo Fukuyama Team Camel Ford 3:16.093 76.79 123.56 Licensed 19 50 Scott Gaylord BMR Motorsports Chevrolet 3:17.970 76.07 122.39 Winston West 20 03 Joe Bean California Precision Chevrolet 3:18.282 75.95 122.20 Winston West 21 42 **** Robby Gordon Winners Circle/Tonka Pontiac 3:20.539 75.09 120.83 Winston Cup 22 61 *** Rick Carelli RE/MAX Chevrolet 3:22.088 74.52 119.90 Craftsman Truck 23 37 Larry Gunselman Racestuff/lsen Ford 3:24.419 73.67 118.53 Winston West 24 30 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pontiac DNQ Winston Cup 25 20 Kazuteru Wakida Suzuka Circuit Ford DNQ Licensed 26 04 Hershel McGriff DANA Corp. Chevrolet DNS Winston West 27 12 Dan Obrist Dornbacker's Hospital Chevrolet DNS Winston West

**** denotes 15-second pit stop penalty *** denotes 9-second pit stop penalty ** denotes 6-second pit stop penalty * denotes 3-second pit stop penalty

Penalty Types Penalty Summary Crew over wall too soon (5 sec. per man) No. 15 -- Air gun Lug nuts missing/loose (3 sec. per nut) No. 20 -- Overshoot Driving over/under air hose (3 sec.) No. 42 -- Roll tire Overshooting pit (Disqualified) No. 30 -- Overshoot No. 61 -- Air hose, two nuts No. 02 -- One nut No. 24 -- Air gun No. 23 -- Two nuts No. 3 -- Air hose

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Wally Dallenbach Sr. , Jeff Gordon , Ernie Irvan , Dale Jarrett , Terry Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Michael Waltrip , Mike Skinner , Sterling Marlin , Robby Gordon , Johnny Benson , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Larry Gunselman , David Green , Lance Hooper , Rick Carelli , Hideo Fukuyama , Scott Gaylord , Hershel McGriff , Akihiko Nakaya