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1990 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 29
Sunday, February 25, 1990 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:15:18
Average speed: 92.158 mph
Pole speed: 119.617 mph
Cautions: 12 for 75 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 50000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 66   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford40059150running16134
2 43   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40042600running41175
3 15   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40025050running40170
4179   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford40016650running0160
5 566   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac40014325running13160
61827   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac40015400running148160
71415   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4008525running0146
81026   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4008025running0142
92157   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4006425running0138
101325   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40011800running0134
11 742   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3995075running0130
12 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39910450running0127
131194   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3996725running0124
142412   Mike Alexander Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3973275running0121
15 920   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3974400running0118
162719   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3973125running0115
173571   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3976832running0112
183252   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3944125running0109
192901   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford3942900running0106
203128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford3939650running0103
21342   Rick Mast V8   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3925825running0100
221690   Ernie Irvan Diet Pepsi   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3872775clutch097
233016   Larry Pearson Pearson Racing   (David Pearson)Buick3865550running094
24 37   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3587025running10096
251221   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3545450battery088
26154   Phil Parsons Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile3545275running085
272330   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3505275running082
281998   Butch Miller Farm Fresh   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet3072545crash184
292010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet3058225crash076
302675   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile2836100crash073
31288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick2304475crash070
32251   Terry Labonte Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile2294450engine067
33 211   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford2008560engine4169
343304   Bill Meacham Charles MeachamOldsmobile872425rear end061
353643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac832425crash058
362233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile758250engine055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
37J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
38Jerry O'Neil53Aroneck RacingAlan AroneckOldsmobile
39Tommy Ellis83PrestoneLake SpeedOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #12,20,28,52 spun frontstretch 
77771  
78836   #33 engine 
84863  
879812   #28,43 accident frontstretch 
9913537  
1361416   #1,75,90 spun turn 4 
14216827  
1691724   debris turn 4 
1731764  
1771782   #10 spun turn 4 
17923355  
23425118   #4,7,8 accident turn 1 
25228938  
2902945   #19,75 accident turn 4 
29530915  
31032011   #10,98 accident backstretch 
3213288  
3293302   #28 spun turn 4 
3313322  
3333342   #19 spun backstretch 
33538349  
3843874   #16 spun turn 1 
38840013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.8%             Average green flag run: 25.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd11010
  Alan Kulwicki117868
  Geoffrey Bodine7911941
  Dale Earnhardt12013011
  Alan Kulwicki1311344
  Rusty Wallace1351362
  Butch Miller1371371
  Rusty Wallace13817437
  Ricky Rudd1751828
  Dale Earnhardt18320422
  Alan Kulwicki20523228
  Rusty Wallace23325725
  Dale Earnhardt2582658
  Rusty Wallace26629429
  Ricky Rudd29531016
  Dick Trickle31132313
  Ricky Rudd3243296
  Rusty Wallace33038455
  Mark Martin38540016

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 340    
2   Ricky Rudd 335   -5  
3   Bill Elliott 330   -10  
4   Rusty Wallace 306   -34  
5   Dick Trickle 287   -53  
6   Morgan Shepherd 280   -60  
7   Jimmy Spencer 261   -79  
8   Derrike Cope 256   -84  
9   Brett Bodine 254   -86  
10   Darrell Waltrip 248   -92  
11   Terry Labonte 242   -98  
12   Mark Martin 239   -101  
13   Sterling Marlin 230   -110  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 225   -115  
15   Michael Waltrip 224   -116  
16   Kyle Petty 221   -119  
16   Ernie Irvan 221   -119  
18   Neil Bonnett 218   -122  
19   Geoffrey Bodine 212   -128  
20   Davey Allison 211   -129