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1990 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, April 1, 1990 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:02:26
Average speed: 124.073 mph
Pole speed: 162.996 mph
Cautions: 10 for 51 laps
Margin of victory: .25 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1153   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36761985running129180
2 26   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford36734460running0170
31328   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford36725795running0165
4 111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford36728110running154170
51915   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford36717610running65160
62033   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile36714880running0150
7179   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36715070running3151
8 426   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick36711675running1147
9 930   Michael Waltrip Country Time Drink Mix   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac36711140running0138
10 625   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36614585running6139
111617   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36614155running0130
12228   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3657050running0127
13 842   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3639780running0124
14281   Terry Labonte Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3618590running0121
153471   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3609892running0118
163219   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3604215running0115
173198   Butch Miller Piggly Wiggly   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet3604085running0112
181127   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac35914900running0109
193512   Mike Alexander Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3563790crash0106
202947   Jack Pennington Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3545635running0103
212543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3495390engine0100
222166   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac2988120engine5102
23147   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford2956750crash299
24105   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2946480running091
253357   Jimmy Spencer Heinz 57   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac2806385running193
261220   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile2343470handling085
272410   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet2248170engine082
28 594   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2116570crash079
292675   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile2115910crash076
301821   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford2095775crash073
313852   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2083665crash070
32 34   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2016680crash067
334036   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac1682870flagged064
343938   Dick Johnson Redkote Steel Tubing   (Dick Johnson)Ford952835handling061
353770   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac822800head gasket058
362751   Hut Stricklin Exxon   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet822765flagged055
37 746   Greg Sacks City Chevy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet612730crankshaft052
383601   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford532715engine154
39232   Rick Mast U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac425350engine046
403090   Buddy Baker Donlavey Racing   (Junie Donlavey)Ford92650engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Norm Benning48JosiahJames HyltonChevrolet
42Mike Potter74Wawak RacingBobby WawakPontiac
43Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
672   #98 spun turn 3 
82215  
23264   #5,7,27,28,42 accident turn 1 
277751  
78825   #4 spun frontstretch 
839816  
991024   #38 accident turn 2 
10318179  
1821876   #57 spun backstretch 
18820417  
2052095   #75 spun backstretch 
2102112  
21222312   #4,5,6,11,20,21,25,27,30,52,75,94 accident turn 4 
22429976  
3003056   #7,66 accident turn 1 
30634843  
3493513   #47 spun turn 4 
3523609  
3613644   #12 accident frontstretch 
3653673  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.9%             Average green flag run: 28.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine12323
  Alan Kulwicki24252
  Mickey Gibbs26261
  Geoffrey Bodine275327
  Dale Earnhardt547825
  Jimmy Spencer79791
  Dale Earnhardt809920
  Geoffrey Bodine10017071
  Bill Elliott1711733
  Geoffrey Bodine17420532
  Ken Schrader2062116
  Geoffrey Bodine2122121
  Morgan Shepherd21322311
  Dale Earnhardt22424724
  Morgan Shepherd24827528
  Dick Trickle2762805
  Brett Bodine2812811
  Morgan Shepherd28230625
  Dale Earnhardt30734842
  Morgan Shepherd3493491
  Dale Earnhardt35036718

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 839    
2   Morgan Shepherd 761   -78  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 708   -131  
4   Kyle Petty 685   -154  
5   Bill Elliott 677   -162  
6   Rusty Wallace 671   -168  
7   Mark Martin 654   -185  
8   Ken Schrader 646   -193  
9   Brett Bodine 619   -220  
10   Darrell Waltrip 618   -221  
11   Jimmy Spencer 614   -225  
12   Sterling Marlin 613   -226  
13   Dick Trickle 609   -230  
14   Harry Gant 587   -252  
15   Ricky Rudd 583   -256  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 579   -260  
17   Davey Allison 561   -278  
18   Terry Labonte 549   -290  
19   Derrike Cope 541   -298  
20   Ernie Irvan 534   -305