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1990 Busch 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 29
Saturday, August 25, 1990 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:54:13
Average speed: 91.782 mph
Pole speed: 115.604 mph
Cautions: 10 for 47 laps
Margin of victory: .21 sec
Attendance: 58200
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 64   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet50049600running120180
2 427   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac50032850running0170
3 26   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford50022830running0165
4161   Terry Labonte Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile50014150running0160
51394   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile50012900running0155
6107   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford50010325running0150
7 921   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4999850running29151
8 13   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49930125running350152
92730   Michael Waltrip Maxwell House Coffee   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4999157running0138
10 75   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49910100running0134
111111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford49811750running1135
121925   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4979825running0127
13 89   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49711550running0124
142641   Larry Pearson G.M. Auctions   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet4974100running0121
15288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4967325running0118
163198   Butch Miller Food City   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet4955600running0115
17 366   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac4947650running0112
183057   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4936200running0109
191871   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4906050running0106
202517   Greg Sacks Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48512175running0103
212212   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick4834275running0100
223252   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4794175running097
231228   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford47410350running094
242422   Rick Mast Valvoline   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4633375running091
251426   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3965575brakes088
262133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile3958800running085
271510   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet3798775rear end082
28 542   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3318750fatigue079
292043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2153800fatigue076
301720   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1883900crash073
312915   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford1234650crash070
322375   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile1224650engine067

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
33Mike Potter74Wawak RacingBobby WawakPontiac
34Chad Little19Bull's Eye Barbeque SauceChuck LittleFord
35J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
474   #8,10,15,17,33,52,57 accident frontstretch 
84942  
50523   #17 spun turn 4 
536614  
67693   #17 spun turn 1 
7012051  
1211266   #20 spun turn 4 
12719266  
1931997   #20 accident frontstretch 
20022526  
2262327   #15 accident turn 4 
23329765  
2983014   #28 accident backstretch 
30232625  
3273337   #42 accident frontstretch 
33439865  
3994024   #26 accident turn 1 
4034064  
4074082   #7 spun turn 3 
40950092  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.4%             Average green flag run: 41.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt16767
  Ernie Irvan689629
  Dale Jarrett9712125
  Dale Earnhardt122296175
  Ernie Irvan2972971
  Dale Earnhardt2982981
  Geoffrey Bodine2992991
  Dale Jarrett3003034
  Dale Earnhardt304410107
  Ernie Irvan41150090

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mark Martin 3019    
2   Dale Earnhardt 2958   -61  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 2835   -184  
4   Rusty Wallace 2749   -270  
5   Bill Elliott 2596   -423  
6   Morgan Shepherd 2561   -458  
7   Ricky Rudd 2544   -475  
8   Kyle Petty 2530   -489  
9   Ken Schrader 2488   -531  
10   Ernie Irvan 2412   -607  
11   Sterling Marlin 2380   -639  
12   Alan Kulwicki 2343   -676  
13   Terry Labonte 2340   -679  
14   Davey Allison 2337   -682  
15   Brett Bodine 2317   -702  
16   Michael Waltrip 2256   -763  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2196   -823  
18   Derrike Cope 2169   -850  
19   Harry Gant 2160   -859  
20   Dick Trickle 2097   -922