1999 California 500 Presented by NAPA NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 2, 1999 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, CA
250 L, 500 M, 804.75 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Automotive Finishes Chevy 250 151 running 185
2 1 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 250 57 running 175
3 4 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 250 14 running 170
4 7 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Pontiac 250 1 running 165
5 2 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care, Ford Credit Ford 250 1 running 160
6 11 22 Ward Burton Caterpillar Pontiac 250 7 running 155
7 14 12 Jeremy Mayfield Mobil 1, Kentucky Derby Ford 250 1 running 151
8 22 25 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 250 0 running 142
9 8 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevy 250 3 running 143
10 10 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevy 249 1 running 139
11 6 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 249 0 running 130
12 9 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevy 249 2 running 132
13 25 28 Kenny Irwin, Jr. Texaco, Havoline Ford 249 0 running 124
14 13 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Chevy 249 0 running 121
15 28 66 Darrell Waltrip Big Kmart Ford 248 0 running 118
16 17 40 Sterling Marlin Coors Light Chevy 248 0 running 115
17 12 43 John Andretti STP Pontiac 248 0 running 112
18 27 16 Kevin Lepage TV Guide, Primestar Ford 248 0 running 109
19 19 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford 248 0 running 106
20 33 9 Jerry Nadeau TBS Dinner and a Movie Ford 248 0 running 103
21 39 21 Elliott Sadler Citgo Ford 248 0 running 100
22 16 97 Chad Little John Deere Ford 248 1 running 102
23 15 7 Michael Waltrip Philips Electronics Chevy 248 0 running 94
24 30 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevy 248 0 running 91
25 40 41 David Green Kodiak Chevy 247 0 running 88
26 32 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels, Kyle Petty Charity Ride Pontiac 247 0 running 85
27 23 55 Kenny Wallace Square D Chevy 247 0 running 82
28 29 11 Brett Bodine Paychex Ford 247 0 running 79
29 35 75 Ted Musgrave Remington Arms Ford 246 0 running 76
30 18 4 Bobby Hamilton Kodak Chevy 246 0 running 73
31 21 98 Rick Mast Yarborough, Burdette Ford 246 0 running 70
32 37 45 Rich Bickle 10-10-345 Pontiac 244 0 running 67
33 42 71 Dave Marcis Realtree Chevy 243 0 running 64
34 41 58 Ricky Craven Hollywood Video Ford 238 0 running 61
35 26 36 Ernie Irvan M&M's Pontiac 212 0 running 58
36 20 23 Jimmy Spencer Team Winston Ford 209 0 engine 55
37 34 60 Geoffrey Bodine Power Team Chevy 202 1 engine 57
38 3 6 Mark Martin Valvoline, Cummins Ford 196 10 engine 54
39 31 77 Robert Pressley Jasper Engines & Transmissions Ford 182 0 engine 46
40 38 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevy 143 0 handling 43
41 36 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford 129 0 engine 40
42 43 30 Derrike Cope Jimmy Dean Pontiac 47 0 engine 37
43 24 26 Johnny Benson, Jr. Cheerios, Lloyd's Barbeque Ford 3 0 crash 34
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Hut Stricklin, Buckshot Jones, Butch Gilliland, Boris Said
Time of Race: 3h:19:38
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory: 4.492 seconds
Average Speed: 150.276 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps - 4-7 (#26 accident (turn 3)); 30-34 (#71 stalled (turns 3/4)); 133-137 (#10 accident (turn 3)); 141-145 (#42 accident (turn 1)); 156-159 (debris (backstretch))
Lead Changes: 28 among 13 drivers - Dale Jarrett 1; Bobby Labonte 2-12; Jeff Gordon 13-22; Jeff Burton 23-30; Chad Little 31; Ward Burton 32-35; Jeff Burton 36-56; Jeff Gordon 57-66; Jeff Burton 67-70; Jeff Gordon 71-81; Mike Skinner 82; Dale Earnhardt 83-84; Geoffrey Bodine 85; Jeff Gordon 86-103; Jeff Burton 104-127; Jeff Gordon 128-130; Mark Martin 131-133; Jeff Gordon 134-137; Mark Martin 138; Bobby Labonte 139-141; Jeff Gordon 142-150; Mark Martin 151-156; Terry Labonte 157-159; Jeremy Mayfield 160; Ward Burton 161-163; Jeff Gordon 164-207; Tony Stewart 208; Jeff Gordon 209-250