Watkins Glen Lap Report

13th Annual Bud at the Glen Unofficial Race Recap Lap 9: ...

13th Annual Bud at the Glen Unofficial Race Recap

Lap 9: #97 Chad Little spun in the inner loop and #30 Derrike Cope stuck in the gravel trap.

Lap 10: Full Course Yellow for #30 Derrike Cope. 24, 96, 2, 6, 99, 10, 9, 36, 40, 7

Lap 11: #23 Jimmy Spencer pits for relief driver Boris Said. #90 Dick Trickle pits for a driver change with Busch North driver Ted Christopher

Lap 12: Green Flag

Lap 13: #96 Ron Fellows slows on course and goes to the garage.

Lap 14: #7 Geoff Bodine spins in turn one with a flat right rear tire.

Lap 20: 24, 2, 6, 10, 9, 40, 36, 99, 88, 43

Lap 28: Leader Jeff Gordon pits handing the lead over to Mark Martin

Lap 30: Leader Mark Martin pits. 6, 43, 23, 33, 42, 75, 1, 26, 22, 18 #50 Ricky Craven penalized 15 seconds for a tire rolling away on pit road. #10 Ricky Rudd penalized 15 seconds for a tire rolling away on pit road.

Lap 31: Boris Said, substituting for the injured Jimmy Spencer takes the lead.

Lap 34: #94 Bill Elliott and #16 Ted Musgrave make contact in turn one. Elliott spins. Both continue.

Lap 35: Leader Boris Said pits.

Lap 36: Jeff Gordon resumes the lead.

Lap 40: 24, 6, 2, 88, 40, 99, 43, 9, 10, 42

Lap 41: #5 Terry Labonte crashed in turn 10.

Lap 42: Full Course Caution for Terry Labonte accident in turn 10.

Lap 44: Green Flag Multi-car accident in turn one on the restart involving #23 Boris Said, #12 Jeremy Mayfield, #13 Tom Hubert & #33 Ken Schrader, Mayfield stuck in gravel trap. Hubert sustained heavy damage to the left side of the car. Said and Schrader spun and continued. Schrader sustained damage to the right front.

Lap 45: Full Course caution 24, 6, 2, 88, 40, 99, 43, 9, 10, 42 NOTE: The Gatorade Half-Way Leader Award will not be award until five consecutive green flag laps have been completed.

Lap 47: Green Flag

Lap 48: #28 Kenny Irwin & #36 Ernie Irvin spin in turn 10 (no contact between cars reported), stuck in gravel trap.

Lap 50: Full Course Caution for #28 Kenny Irwin and #36 Ernie Irvin. 24, 6, 2, 88, 40, 99, 43, 10, 31, 81

Lap 53: Green Flag, Jeff Gordon still leads.

Lap 57: Gatorade Half-way Award to #24 Jeff Gordon, DuPont Chevrolet

Lap 58: #4 Sterling Marlin bumps #23 Boris Said. Said spins and makes light contact with the guardrail in turn 11. #24 Jeff Gordon pits and #6 Mark Martin resumes the lead.

Lap 59: #6 Mark Martin pits handing the lead over to #2 Rusty Wallace

Lap 60: 2, 6, 26, 90, 98, 31, 81, 22, 74, 44

Lap 61: #2 Rusty Wallace pits.

Lap 62: #26 Johnny Benson takes the lead for the first time. #81 Kenny Wallace will be Black Flagged for speeding while exciting pit road.

Lap 69: #26 Johnny Benson pits.

Lap 70: #31 Mike Skinner takes the lead 31, 44, 18, 3, 97, 35, 94, 6, 2, 24

Lap 80: 31, 2, 24, 6, 44, 88, 18, 3, 97, 40

Lap 81: #99 Jeff Burton spins in turn 9 and continues.

Lap 87: #24 Jeff Gordon passes #31 Mike Skinner to take the lead on the back straight.

Lap 90: 24, 6, 31, 2, 88, 44, 40, 43, 26, 18

RACE STATS

Time of Race: 2 Hours, 20 Minutes, 3 Seconds Average Speed: 94.466 MPH Margin of Victory: 3.437 Seconds

Caution Flags: 10-11, Derrike Cope stuck in the gravel trap in the inner loop; 42-43, Terry Labonte crashed in turn 10; 45-46, accident in turn one between Ken Schrader, Jeremy Mayfield, Tom Hubert and Boris Said; 50-52, Ernie Irvin and Kenny Irwin stuck in gravel trap in turn 10;

Four cautions for nine laps.

Lap Leaders: Jeff Gordon 1-28, Mark Martin 29-30, Boris Said 31-35, Jeff Gordon 36-58, Mark Martin 59, Rusty Wallace 60-61, Johnny Benson 62-69, Mike Skinner 70-86, Jeff Gordon 87-90.

Eight lead changes among six drivers.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Burton , Derrike Cope , Bill Elliott , Jeff Gordon , Terry Labonte , Jeremy Mayfield , Dick Trickle , Rusty Wallace , Mike Skinner , Ken Schrader , Boris Said , Jimmy Spencer , Kenny Wallace , Sterling Marlin , Ron Fellows , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Tom Hubert , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , Ted Christopher , Mark Martin