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ARCA: Firstplus Financial 200 - Official Results

9 February 1998

   
   1998 ARCA BONDO/MAR-HYDE SERIES EVENT #1
   Daytona Int'l Speedway, Daytona Beach FL, 2-8-98
   Official Results, 35th Annual Firstplus Financial ARCA 200
   
   
FIN STR CAR
POS POS NO. DRIVER/RESIDENCE			TEAM & CAR			LAPS  STATUS
 1   2  27  Kenny Irwin/Indianapolis IN		Raybestos-Texaco Ford		80  Running
 2  18   6  Mike Wallace/Concord NC		Discount Auto Parts Ford	80  Running
 3  11  95  Andy Hillenburg/Harrisburg NC	Gravy Train Chevrolet		80  Running
 4   7  66  Mark Thompson/Cartersville GA	Midway Island Ford		80  Running
 5  13   2  Ron Barfield/Florence SC		New Holland Chevrolet		80  Running
 6  12  46  Frank Kimmel/Jeffersonville IN	Adv Auto Parts-Visionaire Chev	80  Running
 7  36  21  Bob Strait/Mokena IL		Zinsser Paint Products Ford	80  Running
 8   3   5  Bobby Gerhart/Lebanon PA		Kewadin Casinos Chevrolet	80  Running
 9   9  83  Billy Venturini/Concord NC		Simoniz-Henkel-Loctite Chev	80  Running
10   4  59  Mark Gibson/Auburn GA		CSG Racing Ford			80  Running
11  17  90  Ed Berrier/Winston Salem NC		Mean Green Hnd Cln-Accu turn Fd	80  Running
12  20  40  Andy Belmont/Penndel PA		America Online Ford		80  Running
13   8  80  Mike Ciochetti/Clayton GA		Hughes Supply Company Ford	80  Running
14  14  33  Harris DeVane/Cuthbert GA	     GA Pnut-Bobs Cands-Burgin Lumbr Fd	80  Running
15  16   3  Kirk Shelmerdine/Welcome NC	     Bantam Chef-Cooper's Aut Exchg Chv	80  Running
16   5  47  Jimmy Kitchens/Hueytown AL		Dave Carroll Ford		80  Running
17  26  72  Chad Coleman/Greenville SC		Signcrafters Ford		80  Running
18  24  42  Dan Pardus/Daytona Beach FL		Jim & Judie Gardner Pontiac	79  Running
19  32  74  Gary Laton/Albemarle NC		Tampico Punch-WA Apple Chev	79  Running
20  22  88  Donnie Moran/Dresden OH		S&K Machine-Lo Temp Brazing Frd	79  Running
21  29  99  Jeff Finley/Lansing MI		Radius Motorsports Ford		79  Running
22   1  52  Bill Baird/Sturgis KY		Saturn Mach-Spee Dee Pop Chev	79  Running
23  25  31  Randal Ritter/Franklin TN	     HG Hills Food-Grundfos Pumps Chev	79  Running
24  27  10  Glenn Brewer/Columbus GA	     Speed Demon-Colony Motorspts Chev	79  Running
25  33  93  Adam Larson/Ames IA			Harris Auto Racing Chevrolet	78  Running
26  30  82  Neil Cunningham/England	     Banc America-Robertsn & Stevns Frd	77  Running
27  34  08  John Kinder/Santa Ana CA		Multimedia Graphics Chevrolet	77  Running
28  31  00  Rick Eckert/York PA			Raye Vest Excavating Ford	77  Running
29  38  84  Norm Benning/Pittsburgh PA		Nu/Hart Hair Clinic Chevrolet	77  Running
30  39  06  Brian Conz/Livonia MI		Nealco Pontiac			77  Running
31  40  76  David Boggs/Rock Hill SC		Power Alliance-NJA Brakes Chev	76  Running
32  37  51  Curt Piercy/Normal IL	     Zip Strip Plastic Media Blstng Chv	74  Running
33  35  73  Ed Curtis/Brookpark OH		Michael's Racing Engines Pont   36  Engine
34  19  18  Josh Baltes/Dayton OH		Baltes Commercial Realty Chev	32  Running
35  15  20  Blaise Alexander/Montoursville PA	race camp Chevrolet		26  Alternator
36   6   1  Craig Butts/Montgomery AL	        Visionland Chevrolet		20  Accident
37  10  11  Glen Morgan/Beaumont TX		Texas Marine Chevrolet		 7  Accident
38  28  85  Russell Landrum/Stockbridge GA      Landrum Springs Ford		 7  Radiator
39  21  50  Kenny Martin/Broadview Hts OH       MAC Trailer Manufacturing Ford	 6  Accident
40  23  49  Joel White/Royse City TX	        J-B Weld Chevrolet		 6  Accident

TALLADEGA POLE AWARD: Bill Baird 48.336 (186.197 mph)  
MAR. OF VICTORY: .244 seconds  
CAUTIONS: 2 for 10 laps  
TIME OF RACE: 1:18:20	   
AVG. SPEED: 153.191 mph 

LAP LEADERS:	    Irwin 1-30, 70-80 (41)
		    Ciochetti 31-47 (17)
		    Hillenburg 48 (1)
		    Gerhart 49-52 (14)
		    Coleman 53-69 (17)
   
   
   
   Hoosier Tire Midwest honors for racing from 36th position to finish
   seventh. Ciochetti picked up an additional $1,000 for being the Auto
   Value Parts Stores Halfway Leader.