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NASCAR-WCUP: DieHard 500 Starting Lineup

25 April 1998

By Terry Callahan The Auto Channel

TALLADEGA, AL: Qualifying for the DieHard 500 NASCAR race at Talladega Super Speedway is complete. The complete lineup follows with qualifying position, (car number), driver, hometown, car make, and qualifying speed:

1. (18) Bobby Labonte, Corpus Christi, Texas, Pontiac, 195.728.
2. (3) Dale Earnhardt, Kannapolis, N.C., Chevrolet, 195.194.
3. (5) Terry Labonte, Corpus Christi, Texas, Chevrolet, 194.452.
4. (33) Ken Schrader, Fenton, Mo., Chevrolet, 194.401.
5. (31) Morgan Shepherd, Conover, N.C., Chevrolet, 194.121.
6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Pittsboro, Ind., Chevrolet, 193.830.
7. (30) Derrike Cope, Spanaway, Wash., Pontiac, 193.729.
8. (9) Lake Speed, Jackson, Miss., Ford, 193.623.
9. (88) Dale Jarrett, Hickory, N.C., Ford, 193.486.
10. (50) Randy LaJoie, Norwalk, Conn., Chevrolet, 193.103.
11. (42) Joe Nemechek, Lakeland, Fla., Chevrolet, 193.010.
12. (13) Jerry Nadeau, Danbury, Conn., Ford, 192.979.
13. (10) Ricky Rudd, Chesapeake, Va., Ford, 192.905.
14. (40) Sterling Marlin, Columbia, Tenn., Chevrolet, 192.723.
15. (43) John Andretti, Indianapolis, Pontiac, 192.417.
16. (90) Dick Trickle, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Ford, 192.398.
17. (94) Bill Elliott, Dawsonville, Ga., Ford, 192.363.
18. (99) Jeff Burton, South Boston, Va., Ford, 192.231.
19. (36) Ernie Irvan, Salinas, Calif., Pontiac, 192.216.
20. (22) Ward Burton, South Boston, Va., Pontiac, 191.792.
21. (46) Wally Dallenbach Jr., Basalt, Colo., Chevrolet, 191.727.
22. (23) Jimmy Spencer, Berwick, Pa., Ford, 191.708.
23. (2) Rusty Wallace, St. Louis, Ford, 191.673.
24. (1) Darrell Waltrip, Owensboro, Ky., Chevrolet, 191.604.
25. (28) Kenny Irwin, Indianapolis, Ford, 191.577.
26. (89) Dennis Setzer, Newton, N.C., Ford, 192.332.
27. (96) David Green, Owensboro, Ky., Chevrolet, 192.247.
28. (71) Dave Marcis, Wausau, Wis., Chevrolet, 191.846.
29. (91) Kevin LePage, Shelbourne, Vt., Chevrolet, 191.742.
30. (4) Bobby Hamilton, Nashville, Tenn., Chevrolet, 191.558.
31. (47) Billy Standridge, Shelby, N.C., Ford, 191.424.
32. (44) Kyle Petty, Randleman, N.C., Pontiac, 191.398.
33. (21) Michael Waltrip, Owensboro, Ky., Ford, 191.325.
34. (97) Chad Little, Spokane, Wash., Ford, 191.218.
35. (81) Kenny Wallace, St. Louis, Mo., Ford, 191.172.
36. (75) Rick Mast, Rockbridge Baths, Va., Ford, 191.103.
37. (12) Jeremy Mayfield, Owensboro, Ky., Ford, provisional.
38. (6) Mark Martin, Batesville, Ark., Ford, provisional.
39. (26) Johnny Benson, Grand Rapids, Mich., Ford, provisional.
40. (16) Ted Musgrave, Franklin, Wis., Ford, provisional.
41. (11) Brett Bodine, Chemung, N.Y., Ford, provisional.
42. (41) Steve Grissom, Gadsden, Ala., Chevrolet, provisional.
43. (77) Robert Pressley, Asheboro, N.C., Ford, provisional.