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1991 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, April 7, 1991 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:41:50
Average Speed: 135.594 mph
Pole Speed: 161.939 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps
Margin of Victory: 11.32 sec
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
34 67   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford18611,135crash061
363119   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford703,065crash055
391421   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford305,670crash046
29 73   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33214,310engine076
373043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac525,750engine052
402266   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac105,650engine043
332665   Dave Mader III Jasper Engines   (Dick Bahre)Pontiac1973,170fatigue064
383805   Bill Meacham Meacham Racing   (Charles Meacham)Oldsmobile313,010flagged049
353936   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac1723,100handling058
312010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet27911,665oil leak070
1135   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36762,185running69180
21128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford36738,860running31175
31030   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac36720,320running208175
4126   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford36622,710running0160
5212   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac36510,260running0155
61542   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac36516,330running0150
7 34   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36515,025running0146
82315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford36514,320running1147
9 111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford36518,400running0138
10 222   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford36512,060running45139
112598   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet36510,505running0130
12179   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford36513,675running0127
13161   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3649,695running0124
14188   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3649,390running0121
152794   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3649,735running0118
16 826   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3638,815running0115
172820   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Moroso Racing   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3616,560running0112
183371   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3618,225running0109
19 425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3617,790running5111
203468   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile3606,560running0103
212955   Ted Musgrave U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3595,540running0100
222424   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac3594,070running097
233652   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3584,950running094
243547   Rich Bickle Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3563,830running091
25 917   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet3563,810running088
263275   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3556,545running085
27 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile3476,380running082
283787   Randy Baker Armour Classics   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet3463,470running079
304070   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2823,325running073
321912   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick2595,980vibration872

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car Wash / Louisiana Filling Inc.Mark StahlFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26305   #7 accident turn 4 
31311  
32376   #19,21,33,65 accident turn 3 
38272235  
2732808   #7 accident turn 2 
28136787  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.2%             Average green flag run: 87.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sterling Marlin14545
  Michael Waltrip467227
  Ricky Rudd73742
  Ken Schrader75795
  Morgan Shepherd80801
  Michael Waltrip8113555
  Hut Stricklin1361438
  Ricky Rudd1441485
  Michael Waltrip14920355
  Ricky Rudd20421714
  Michael Waltrip21827457
  Ricky Rudd27528511
  Michael Waltrip28629914
  Davey Allison30033031
  Ricky Rudd33136737

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ricky Rudd 808    
2   Dale Earnhardt 728   -80  
3   Ernie Irvan 679   -129  
4   Ken Schrader 670   -138  
5   Sterling Marlin 667   -141  
6   Mark Martin 648   -160  
7   Morgan Shepherd 644   -164  
8   Michael Waltrip 642   -166  
9   Rusty Wallace 625   -183  
10   Alan Kulwicki 622   -186  
11   Bill Elliott 619   -189  
12   Harry Gant 611   -197  
13   Darrell Waltrip 611   -197  
14   Kyle Petty 599   -209  
15   Davey Allison 588   -220  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 570   -238  
17   Geoffrey Bodine 555   -253  
18   Brett Bodine 545   -263  
19   Dale Jarrett 529   -279  
20   Rick Wilson 527   -281