The 1996 Pepsi 400 was a Sprint Cup (then Winston Cup) event held at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 1996. Sterling Marlin dominated the event, leading 88 of the 117 laps before the race was called on event of rain. Dale Earnhardt finished fourth to keep Terry Labonte (2nd) five points behind in the championship chase. Stats
- Race Shortened from 160 to 117 laps on account of rain.