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1995 NASCAR Busch Series
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Johnny Benson, the 1995 Busch Series champion

The 1995 NASCAR Busch Series season was held February 18 and ended November 5. Johnny Benson of BACE Motorsports won the championship.

This was the first season to utilize V8 engines after having used V6 engines since the series began in 1982.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Complete scheduleEdit

Team Manufacturer No. Race driver Crew chief Rounds
Akins-Sutton Motorsports Ford 38 Elton Sawyer Danny Marshburn Full
American Equipment Racing Chevrolet 95 John Tanner (R) Butch Enders 8
Ward Burton 12
Ed Berrier 3
Butch Leitzinger 1
BACE Motorsports Chevrolet 74 Johnny Benson, Jr. Steve Bird Full
Beverly Racing Chevrolet 25 Kirk Shelmerdine (R) Billy Thurston 7
Johnny Rumley 19
Bown Racing Chevrolet 51 Jim Bown Dick Bown 22
5 1
Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 3 Jeff Green Don Hawk Full
Doug Taylor Motorsports Chevrolet 40 Patty Moise Doug Taylor Full
Group III Racing Ford 18 L. W. Miller (R) Mark Connolly 8
Randy Porter 10
Dennis Setzer 1
Tom Peck 4
Ed Berrier 1
Chuck Bown 1
Hensley Motorsports Chevrolet 63 Curtis Markham (R) Jeff Hensley Full
Houston Racing Ford 6 Tommy Houston Scott Houston Full
J&J Racing Chevrolet 25
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99 Phil Parsons David Ifft Full
KEL Racing Chevrolet 57 Jason Keller Steve Addington Full
Labonte Motorsports Chevrolet 44 David Green Charles Smith Full
Laughlin Racing Ford 35 Doug Heveron Kenneth Campbell 25
Jimmy Hensley 1
Lepage Racing Chevrolet 71 Kevin Lepage Danny Smith Full
Mark Rypien Motorsports Ford 23 Chad Little Gary Cogswell Full
Martin Motorsports Chevrolet 92 Larry Pearson Ryan Pemberton Full
Moroso Racing Ford 20 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Vic Kangas 8
Jimmy Spencer 13
Joe Bessey 2
Dennis Setzer 1
M.P.H. Racing Chevrolet 08 Bobby Dotter Lonnie Rush 25
Dennis Setzer 1
Parker Racing Chevrolet 72 Tracy Leslie 24
Todd Bodine 2
Petty Enterprises Pontiac 43 Rodney Combs Bob Johnson Full
RaDiUs Motorsports Ford 55 Tim Fedewa Bryan Smith Full
Reiser Enterprises Chevrolet 17 Robbie Reiser Joe Shear, Jr. Full
Sadler Racing Chevrolet 1 Hermie Sadler Bobby King Full
Shoemaker Racing Chevrolet 64 Dirk Stephens Allen Cretsinger 15
Randy LaJoie 10
Bobby Dotter 1
ST Motorsports Chevrolet 47 Jeff Fuller (R) Steve Plattenberger Full
Team 34 Chevrolet 34 Mike McLaughlin Clyde McLeod Full

Limited scheduleEdit

Team Manufacturer No. Race driver Crew chief Rounds
Alliance Racing Ford 59 Dennis Setzer Ricky Pearson 14
Bahari Racing Pontiac 30 Michael Waltrip Ronnie Silver 6
Barrett Racing Chevrolet 91 Stanton Barrett 2
Bobby Jones Racing Ford 50 Jeremy Mayfield 8
Tommy Ellis 2
Derrike Cope 3
Boley Racing Ford 26 Steve Boley 1
Bradshaw Racing Assoc. Chevrolet 83 Gary Green Rick Tori 1
Buckshot Racing Ford 11
Chevrolet 1
00 Buckshot Jones (R) 12
Clark Racing Chevrolet 53 Greg Clark (R) 7
CPR Motorsports Ford 36 Shawna Robinson Allen Russell 4
Andy Belmont 5
Bill Venturini 3
46 Andy Belmont 2
DAJ Racing Ford 32 Dale Jarrett John Ervin 12
Davison Motorsports Chevrolet 97 Joe Bessey Bob Hayden 5
Ed Berrier 2
Day Enterprises Chevrolet 16 Darryl Sage 2
Jerry Foyt 2
Mark Day 1
Diamond Ridge Motorsports Chevrolet 29 Steve Grissom Tommy Morgan 15
Douglas Motorsports Pontiac 70 Johnny Chapman 3
Patty Moise 1
Edwards Motorsports Chevrolet 61 Danny Edwards, Jr. 5
Emerald Performance Group Chevrolet 88 Pete Orr 4
FILMAR Racing Ford 8 Kenny Wallace Gil Martin 15
Foxco Racing Ford 39 Tim Bender Bob Bender 4
Franks Racing Chevrolet 4 Junior Franks 2
Fred Turner Racing Chevrolet 22 Sterling Marlin 1
Group III Racing Ford 81 Todd Bodine Tim LaWarre 1
Doug Taylor 1
Hank Parker Racing Chevrolet 03 David Bonnett (R) 8
Henderson Motorsports Ford 75 Rick Wilson Chris Carrier 14
Chevrolet 5 Brad Teague 2
Ingram Racing Chevrolet 11 Jamie Aube 1
Pete Silva 1
J&L Racing Chevrolet 68 Chris Diamond Darryl Diamond 6
Ken Schrader Racing Chevrolet 52 Ken Schrader Tim Kohuth 9
Key Motorsports Chevrolet 05 Steve Boley Curtis Key 1
Ford Chuck Bown 3
Kilby Racing Chevrolet 49 Scott Kilby 2
Labonte Motorsports Chevrolet 11 Darrell Waltrip 1
14 Terry Labonte Bob Labonte 19
Langdon Racing Ford 77 Victor Sifton 1
Laugeni Racing Chevrolet 98 Brian Donley 3
Tracy Leslie 1
Lewis Motorsports Chevrolet 80 Ashton Lewis, Jr. 2
LJR Racing Enterprises Ford 97 Russ Galindo 1
MacDonald Motorsports Chevrolet 01 Randy MacDonald 2
Marc Madison Racing Chevrolet 53 Marc Madison 2
Murphy Motorsports Chevrolet 70 Dale Fischlein 5
NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet 87 Joe Nemechek Mike Boerschinger 6
Owen Racing Ford 90 Mike Wallace Barry Owen 20
9 Kevin Simmons 4
Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 4 Jeff Purvis Marc Reno 9
Porter Racing Ford 48 Randy Porter 3
RaDiUs Motorsports Ford 66 Glenn Allen, Jr. 1
Johnny Chapman 2
Ray Motorsports Chevrolet 2 Kevin Ray 2
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 12 Mike Dillon Dean Johnson 5
Ricky Craven Motorsports Chevrolet 2 Ricky Craven Scott Maxim 9
Ritch Racing Michael Ritch 1
Roush Racing Ford 60 Mark Martin Bobby Leslie 15
9 Ted Musgrave 1
Team SABCO
Fred Turner Racing
Pontiac 42 Bobby Hamilton Clyde Mendenhall 5
Dennis Setzer 3
Sacks Motorsports Pontiac 33 Greg Sacks 5
Shepherd Racing Ford 21 Morgan Shepherd Dick Schlitz 8
Stegall Motorsports Chevrolet 85 Shane Hall 3
Stricklin-Arquette Racing Ford 37 Hut Stricklin 2
T&G Racing Ford 7
Chevrolet 1
15 Jerry Nadeau 8
Tobias Racing Ford 58 Toby Tobias, Jr. 2
Virtue Racing Ford 54 Rich Bickle Fred Wanke 12
Ward Motorsports Chevrolet 88 Marty Ward 2
97 1
Ware Racing Enterprises Chevrolet 98 Rick Ware 1
Whitaker Racing Chevrolet 7 Stevie Reeves Jim Harmon 20
Williams Racing Ford 56 Ed Berrier 2
Dale Williams (R) Darrell Bryant 4
58 2
Zock Motorsports Ford 82 Derrike Cope Red Farmer 3

Goody's 300Edit

The Goody's 300 was held February 18 at Daytona International Speedway. Michael Waltrip won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 23-Chad Little
  2. 30-Michael Waltrip
  3. 14-Terry Labonte
  4. 8-Kenny Wallace
  5. 54-Rich Bickle
  6. 51-Jim Bown
  7. 3-Jeff Green
  8. 60-Mark Martin
  9. 4-Jeff Purvis
  10. 74-Johnny Benson
  • This was Little's first career Busch Series victory.

Goodwrench 200Edit

Hardee's 250Edit

Busch Light 300Edit

Opryland USA 320Edit

Mark III Vans 200Edit

Goody's 250Edit

Sundrop 400Edit

The Sundrop 400 was held April 15 at Hickory Motor Speedway. David Green won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 74-Johnny Benson
  2. 1-Hermie Sadler
  3. 34-Mike McLaughlin
  4. 57-Jason Keller
  5. 08-Bobby Dotter
  6. 59-Dennis Setzer
  7. 47-Jeff Fuller
  8. 63-Curtis Markham
  9. 51-Jim Bown
  10. 11-Pete Silva
  • This was Benson's last career NASCAR Busch Series victory.

NE Chevy Dealers 250Edit

Meridian Advantage 200Edit

The Meridian Advantage 200 was held May 21 at Nazareth Speedway. David Green won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 55-Tim Fedewa
  2. 35-Doug Heveron
  3. 74-Johnny Benson
  4. 3-Jeff Green
  5. 44-David Green
  6. 08-Bobby Dotter
  7. 57-Jason Keller
  8. 38-Elton Sawyer
  9. 47-Jeff Fuller
  10. 20-Joe Bessey
  • This was Fedewa's first career Busch Series victory.

Red Dog 300Edit

GM Goodwrench/Delco 200Edit

Carolina Pride / Red Dog 250Edit

Lysol 200Edit

Sears Auto Center 250Edit

Humminbird Fishfinder 500KEdit

Ford Credit 300Edit

Kroger 200Edit

The Kroger 200 was held August 4 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Elton Sawyer won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 57-Jason Keller
  2. 38-Elton Sawyer
  3. 34-Mike McLaughlin
  4. 72-Tracy Leslie
  5. 6-Tommy Houston
  6. 1-Hermie Sadler
  7. 08-Bobby Dotter
  8. 95-Ward Burton
  9. 3-Jeff Green
  10. 47-Jeff Fuller

Detroit Gasket 200Edit

The Detroit Gasket 200 was held August 19 at Michigan International Speedway. Dale Jarrett won the pole. Jarrett had led the most laps in the race and won, but was disqualified for a rules violation, giving the win to Mark Martin.[1]

Top ten results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 14-Terry Labonte
  3. 64-Randy LaJoie
  4. 2-Ricky Craven
  5. 74-Johnny Benson
  6. 99-Phil Parsons
  7. 20-Jimmy Spencer
  8. 2-Ward Burton
  9. 52-Ken Schrader
  10. 34-Mike McLaughlin

Food City 250Edit

Gatorade 200Edit

Autolite 250Edit

MBNA 200Edit

All Pro Bumper to Bumper 300Edit

AC-Delco 200Edit

Jiffy Lube Miami 300Edit

The inaugural Jiffy Lube Miami 300 was held November 5 at the Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex. Joe Nemechek won the pole.

Top ten results

  1. 32-Dale Jarrett
  2. 55-Tim Fedewa
  3. 57-Jason Keller
  4. 30-Michael Waltrip
  5. 60-Mark Martin
  6. 99-Phil Parsons
  7. 87-Joe Nemechek
  8. 47-Jeff Fuller
  9. 74-Johnny Benson
  10. 63-Curtis Markham
  • Final Busch Grand National Series win for Dale Jarrett.

Final points standingsEdit

Rookie of the YearEdit

Jeff Fuller, driving for the first-year ST Motorsports was named the 1995 Busch Series Rookie of the Year, finishing in the top-ten six times. His closest runner-up was Curtis Markham, who finished 15th in the final standings. Buckshot Jones and David Bonnett were the only two contenders that season, both of whom ran limited schedules that season.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Associated Press (August 20, 1995). "Upon Review, Martin Wins When Jarrett Is Disqualified". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 18, 2019.

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