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1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap


1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Standings

Dale Jarrett moved into the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup points lead in May with a victory at Rich­mond and never gave a backward glance as he stormed to his first championship. Jarrett won four races during the 34-race campaign and finished 201 points ahead of runner-up Bobby Labonte.

1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Dale Jarrett
1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Dale Jarrett

Jarrett became the second second-generation driver to reach the pinnacle of NASCAR Winston Cup stock car racing. He and his father Ned joined Lee and Richard Petty as the only father-son combinations to wear the championship crown.

Labonte won five races en route to the runner-up spot in the champion­ship chase. Two-time winner Mark Martin came in third. Jeff Gordon won the most races, with seven, but ­finished sixth in the final tally.

Jarrett gave team owner Robert Yates his first career NASCAR Winston Cup championship. See how the other racers fared with the 1999 NASCAR Winston Cup standings chart below.

1999 NASCAR Winston Cup Standings

RankDriver
Points
Wins
Earnings
1 Dale Jarrett
5,262 4 $6,649,596
2 Bobby Labonte
5,061 5 4,763,615
3 Mark Martin
4,943 2 3,509,744
4
Tony Stewart
4,774
3
3,190,149
5 Jeff Burton
4,733 6 5,725,399
6 Jeff Gordon
4,620 7 5,858,633
7 Dale Earnhardt
4,492 3 3,048,236
8 Rusty Wallace
4,155 1 2,454,050
9 Ward Burton
4,062 0 2,405,913
10 Mike Skinner
4,003 0 2,499,877
11 Jeremy Mayfield
3,743 0 2,125,227
12 Terry Labonte
3,580 1 2,475,365
13 Bobby Hamilton
3,564 0 2,019,255
14 Steve Park
3,481 0 1,767,690
15 Ken Schrader
3,479 0 1,939,147
16 Sterling Marlin
3,397 2 1,797,416
17 John Andretti
3,394 1 2,001,832
18 Wally Dallenbach, Jr.
3,367 0 1,741,176
19 Kenny Irwin, Jr.
3,338 0 2,125,810
20 Jimmy Spencer
3,312 0 1,752,299
21 Bill Elliott
3,246 0 1,624,101
22 Kenny Wallace
3,210 0 1,416,208
23 Chad Little
3,193 0 1,623,976
24 Elliott Sadler
3,191 0 1,589,221
25 Kevin Lepage
3,185 0 1,587,841
26 Kyle Petty
3,103 0 1,278,953
27 Geoff Bodine
3,053 0 1,257,494
28 Johnny Benson
3,012 0 1,567,668
29 Michael Waltrip
2,974 0 1,701,160
30 Joe Nemechek
2,956 1 1,634,946
31 Ricky Rudd
2,922 0 1,632,011
32 Rick Mast
2,845 0 1,290,143
33 Ted Musgrave
2,689 0 1,162,403
34 Jerry Nadeau
2,686 0 1,370,229
35 Brett Bodine
2,351 0 1,321,396
36 David Green
2,320 0 1,079,536
37 Darrell Waltrip
2,158 0 973,133
38 Rich Bickle
2,149 0 892,456
39 Robert Pressley
2,050 0 1,033,223
40 Ernie Irvan
1,915 0 1,073,775
41 Ricky Craven
1,513 0 853,835
42 Dave Marcis
1,324 0 731,221
43 Hut Stricklin
918 0 378,942
44 Derrike Cope
915 0 617,976
45 Buckshot Jones
676 0 345,128
46 Todd Bodine
529 0 208,382
47 Dick Trickle
528 0 275,364
48 Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
500 0 162,095
49 Matt Kenseth
434 0 143,561
50 Steve Grissom
336 0 193,52

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