The 1998 Kroger 225 was a Craftsman Truck Series event that occured at Louisville on August 29, 1998. Tony Raines won the event, holding off Mike Bliss. Terry Cook won his first pole before the race. A poor showing by Ron Hornaday allowed Jack Sprague to cut into his points lead.

1998 Kroger 225

General info
Series Craftsman Truck Series
Location Louisville Motor Speedway
Date August 29, 1998
Pole Sitter Terry Cook
Pole Speed 103.921 mph
Race Data
Winner Tony Raines
Margin of Victory 1.28 seconds
Average Speed 58.758 mph
Cautions 11 for 61 laps
Points Leader Ron Hornaday (+26)


Pole Sitter: Terry Cook-#88 PBA Tour Chevy

Pole Speed: 103.921 mph

Biggest Gain in the Race: Ron Barfield (+17)

Race NotesEdit

Leaders: 3

Time of Race: 1:40:38

Average Speed: 58.758 mph

Cautions: 11 for sixty-one laps

Margin of Victory: 1.28 seconds

  • Terry Cook finished fifth after his first career pole. He led 8 laps.


Finish Start No. Name Sponsor Make Laps Lead Status
1 619Tony RainesYellow TransportationFord22510running
2 42Mike Bliss[ASE]]Ford225207running
3 360Andy HoustonAddington RacingChevy2250running
4 786Stacy ComptonRC ColaFord2250running
5 188Terry CookPBA TourChevy2258running
6 855Tony RoperIcehouse BeerFord2250running
7 1443Jimmy HensleyCumminsDodge2250running
8 550Greg BiffleGraingerFord2250running
9 1324Jack SpragueGMACChevy2250running
10 1252Mike WallacePurolatorChevy2250running
11 2835Ron BarfieldOrthoChevy2250running
12 1537Scot WaltersRed ManChevy2240running
13 275Kevin HarvickSpearsChevy2240running
14 2018Butch MillerDANA CorporationDodge2240running
15 1926Bryan ReffnerMB MotorsportsFord2230running
16 2510Lonnie RushIWXChevy2220running
17 1816Ron HornadayNAPAChevy2220running
18 2278Randy RenfrowMCIDodge2220running
19 2990Lance NorickNHLChevy2220running
20 93Jay SauterGoodwrenchChevy2210running
21 3066Tom HubertCarlinFord2210running
22 2361Randy TolsmaIWXChevy2200running
23 1644Boris SaidFederated AutoFord2180running
24 2729Bob KeselowskiMoparDodge2130running
25 1014Rick CrawfordCircle BarFord2070running
26 2484Wayne AndersonPorter-CableFord1850running
27 1199Joe RuttmanExideFord1790running
28 2631Kevin CywinskiBendixFord1730oil leak
29 1700Bill KimmelShoe CarnvialChevy760crash
30 3111Brandon SperlingNicklaus GolfChevy270rear end
31 216Rick CarelliRE/MAXChevy80crash


1) Ron Hornaday (17th)- +26

2) Jack Sprague (9th) -26

3) Joe Ruttman (27th) -116

4) Tony Raines (1st) -185

5) Stacy Compton (4th) -320

6) Jay Sauter (20th) -397

7) Jimmy Hensley (7th) -459

8) Ron Barfield (11th) -565

9) Randy Tolsma (22nd) -572

10) Mike Wallace (10th) -632

External LinksEdit

Stats from Racing-Reference

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