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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 29
Sunday, March 18, 1990 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:58
Average speed: 156.849 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 3 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: .32 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 13   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32885000running216185
2 315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford32836000running14175
3304   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile32831957running1170
41425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32822900running10165
5176   Mark Martin Folger's   (Jack Roush)Ford32820850running0155
6 542   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac32815075running3155
71011   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford32819250running80151
8317   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford32711625running0142
92133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile32713600running0138
10 994   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile32612300running2139
111526   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3269495running0130
12 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford32613875running0127
132828   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford32612155running0124
141166   Dick Trickle Phillips / TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3269935running0121
15 657   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3258680running0118
16168   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3258545running0115
172975   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3248235running0112
182721   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3227625running0109
193419   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3224415running0106
201898   Butch Miller Winn-Dixie   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet3214970running0103
212290   Buddy Baker Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3194135running0 
222071   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3177050running097
232512   Mike Alexander Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3173965running094
24 227   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac31614930engine196
253243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3154845running088
26 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31212755running190
27 45   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3076545running082
283982   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford3003660running079
291310   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet2558625engine076
304047   Jack Pennington Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile2534290engine073
312352   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2514230engine070
323536   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2143480engine067
333620   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1493670engine064
342416   Larry Pearson Country Music TV   (David Pearson)Buick1356095engine061
35262   Rick Mast U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1136050engine058
363377   Ken Ragan Jasper Engines   (Marvin Ragan)Ford1013350valve055
373818   Hut Stricklin Tri-Star Motorsports   (Mark Smith)Pontiac843330valve052
381930   Michael Waltrip Maxwell House Coffee   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac535960timing chain049
393701   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford403285valve046
40121   Terry Labonte Skoal   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile46580engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Greg Sacks46SuperfloRick HendrickChevrolet
42A.J. Foyt14CopenhagenA.J. FoytOldsmobile
43J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Delma Cowart0Masters InnH.L. WatersFord
Jerry O'Neil53Aroneck RacingAlan AroneckOldsmobile
Lake Speed83Speed RacingLake SpeedOldsmobile
Keith Thomas96South LimoKeith ThomasBuick
Kenny Wallace99Hope MotorsportsRandy HopePontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
694   #1 engine 
10318309  
3193224   #27 engine 
3233242  
3253262   #8 spun turn 3 
3273282  
  Percent of race run under caution: 3.0%             Average green flag run: 79.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace111
  Dale Earnhardt25655
  Ken Schrader57615
  Geoffrey Bodine62643
  Darrell Waltrip65651
  Dale Earnhardt6611045
  Geoffrey Bodine11112111
  Sterling Marlin1221232
  Dale Earnhardt12416542
  Ken Schrader1661661
  Geoffrey Bodine16718418
  Dale Earnhardt18521935
  Morgan Shepherd2202278
  Ken Schrader2282314
  Geoffrey Bodine2322343
  Ernie Irvan2352351
  Kyle Petty2362383
  Dale Earnhardt23927537
  Geoffrey Bodine27632045
  Morgan Shepherd3213266
  Dale Earnhardt3273282

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 659    
2   Morgan Shepherd 601   -58  
3   Rusty Wallace 562   -97  
4   Kyle Petty 561   -98  
5   Geoffrey Bodine 538   -121  
6   Sterling Marlin 534   -125  
7   Bill Elliott 526   -133  
8   Jimmy Spencer 521   -138  
9   Ken Schrader 507   -152  
9   Dick Trickle 507   -152  
11   Ricky Rudd 492   -167  
12   Darrell Waltrip 488   -171  
13   Mark Martin 484   -175  
14   Brett Bodine 472   -187  
15   Ernie Irvan 467   -192  
16   Derrike Cope 459   -200  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 452   -207  
18   Harry Gant 437   -222  
19   Terry Labonte 428   -231  
20   Butch Miller 408   -251