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1994 Mello Yello 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 28 of 31
Sunday, October 9, 1994 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:26:00
Average Speed: 145.922 mph
Pole Speed: 185.759 mph
Cautions: 7 for 34 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1994 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1994 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
12218   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet334106,800running4180
22721   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford33471,900running15175
3383   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33466,000running6170
41125   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33447,800running13165
52415   Lake Speed Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford33442,925running0155
6 826   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford33437,450running13155
7 95   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33432,850running0146
8 712   Derrike Cope Straight Arrow   (Bobby Allison)Ford33428,100running0142
93517   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet33429,200running11143
10 230   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac33331,450crash0134
11 441   Joe Nemechek Meineke   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet33319,300running0130
12191   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Ford33319,700running0127
131032   Dick Trickle SkyBox International   (Dean Myers)Chevrolet33314,500running0124
142128   Kenny Wallace Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford33222,100running1126
153644   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Buss Fuses   (Charles Hardy)Ford3319,750crash2123
162527   Jimmy Spencer McDonald's   (Junior Johnson)Ford33110,800running0115
171390   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford33110,600running0112
182916   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford33113,500running0109
192640   Bobby Hamilton Kendall   (Dick Brooks)Pontiac33013,100running0106
203298   Jeremy Mayfield Fingerhut   (Cale Yarborough)Ford3309,350running0103
213323   Hut Stricklin Smokin' Joe's   (Travis Carter)Ford3308,350running0100
221833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet32912,070running097
233080   Joe Ruttman Park Ohio Industries   (Stan Hover)Ford3285,690running094
24 343   John Andretti STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac32811,125running3096
25318   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford32811,390running088
264229   Steve Grissom DieHard Racing   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet3277,265running085
273419   Loy Allen, Jr. Hooters   (Mark Smith)Ford3255,150running082
28 524   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32416,730crash384
291610   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford32410,420crash076
304142   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac30816,015running178
314054   Robert Pressley Manheim Auctions   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet3034,720running070
32 67   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford29031,340engine20277
332811   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford2898,565running064
343747   Billy Standridge WCW / Dura Lube   (Berendt Johnson)Ford2774,540running061
351477   Greg Sacks USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford2664,515engine163
36234   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet25714,490engine260
37152   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford25616,680timing chain157
381775   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford1994,470handling049
39126   Mark Martin Valvoline / Reese's   (Jack Roush)Ford15616,260engine046
403920   Jimmy Hensley Fina Lube   (Dick Moroso)Ford764,455crash043
41 131   Ward Burton Hardee's   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Chevrolet2929,655crash2945
422022   Bobby Labonte Maxwell House   (Bill Davis)Pontiac48,455crash037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Dave Marcis71Olive Garden / STGDave MarcisChevrolet
44Phil Parsons9Melling Engine PartsHarry MellingFord
45Ken Bouchard67Cunningham RacingClayton CunninghamFord
46Butch Miller55RaDiUsRay DeWittFord
47Brad Noffsinger02Children's Miracle NetworkT.W. TaylorFord
48Brad Teague52NAPA Auto PartsJimmy MeansFord
49Pancho Carter78Equipment Supply CompanyJim WilsonFord
50Kirk Shelmerdine53Means RacingJimmy MeansFord
51Norm Benning84Pavement Dressing / 84 LumberNorm BenningOldsmobile
52Ben Hess95Shoney's InnSadler BrothersFord
53Rich Bickle45Terminal TruckingGene IsenhourFord
54Delma Cowart0Masters Economy InnsH.L. WatersFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
6138   #3,11,22,27,75 accident turn 4 
143017  
31355   #31 accident turn 2 
367742  
78825   #20 accident turn 4 
8316179  
1621665   oil on track 
16724882  
2492535   debris backstretch 
25432572  
3263305   #10,24 accident turn 1 
3313333  
3343341   #17,30,44 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.2%             Average green flag run: 42.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ward Burton12929
  John Andretti30312
  Kyle Petty32321
  John Andretti336028
  Greg Sacks61611
  Geoffrey Bodine628322
  Dale Earnhardt84841
  Geoffrey Bodine85851
  Dale Earnhardt86861
  Geoffrey Bodine8714054
  Sterling Marlin1411411
  Morgan Shepherd1421421
  Kenny Wallace1431431
  Darrell Waltrip1441452
  Bobby Hillin, Jr.1461472
  Geoffrey Bodine14816215
  Dale Earnhardt1631664
  Geoffrey Bodine16722256
  Jeff Gordon2232253
  Sterling Marlin2262261
  Morgan Shepherd2272271
  Darrell Waltrip2282314
  Geoffrey Bodine23225322
  Rusty Wallace2542541
  Geoffrey Bodine25528632
  Brett Bodine28729913
  Ken Schrader30031213
  Morgan Shepherd3133131
  Darrell Waltrip3143185
  Morgan Shepherd31933012
  Dale Jarrett3313344

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4291    
2   Rusty Wallace 3970   -321  
3   Mark Martin 3744   -547  
4   Ken Schrader 3740   -551  
5   Ricky Rudd 3613   -678  
6   Morgan Shepherd 3582   -709  
7   Jeff Gordon 3412   -879  
8   Terry Labonte 3389   -902  
9   Darrell Waltrip 3360   -931  
10   Bill Elliott 3350   -941  
11   Michael Waltrip 3238   -1053  
12   Lake Speed 3145   -1146  
13   Ted Musgrave 3119   -1172  
14   Sterling Marlin 3104   -1187  
15   Geoffrey Bodine 3041   -1250  
16   Kyle Petty 3037   -1254  
17   Ernie Irvan 3026   -1265  
18   Rick Mast 2939   -1352  
19   Dale Jarrett 2890   -1401  
20   Brett Bodine 2866   -1425