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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 29
Sunday, July 28, 1991 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:35
Average speed: 147.383 mph
Pole speed: 192.085 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: 1.5 cl
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 32

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 43   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18888670running101185
2 59   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford18851185running1175
3 26   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford18846390running3170
4185   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18829400running2165
5 122   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford18827075running33160
6 82   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac18816250running1155
71330   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac18816050running4151
84021   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford18814400running8147
9 728   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford18819120running12143
101975   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile18815800running0134
112142   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac18816330running0130
12 619   Chad Little Tyson Foods   (Chuck Little)Ford1888250running7132
133420   Buddy Baker NAPA   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1889930running0124
142215   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford18814860running0121
151417   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet18810135running1123
16107   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford18714550running0115
172841   Larry Pearson Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet1877385running0112
182043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac18710880running0109
193347   Greg Sacks Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile1867100running0106
202424   Dick Trickle Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac1869160running0103
214171   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1869980running0100
223273   Phil Barkdoll X-1R / Kounty Line   (Phil Barkdoll)Oldsmobile1856625running097
233652   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1856370running094
243594   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1849215running091
253114   Mike Chase Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile1846110running088
262755   Ted Musgrave Jasper Engines   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1827635running085
273995   Eddie Bierschwale Texaco   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet1815865running082
28171   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1668645crash1084
291512   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick1508475crash581
301111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford15014455crash073
312349   Stanley Smith Interstate Batteries   (Stanley Smith)Buick1475985oil pressure070
322926   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1468215oil pressure067
33 34   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet14613645crash064
341668   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile1305400running061
353710   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet11713755oil pan058
361266   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1097995axle055
373898   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet1027945engine052
38308   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1027895crash049
39 933   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile907815crash046
402525   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet777150valve043
412690   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Orkin Pest Control   (Junie Donlavey)Ford25150crash040

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
42Delma Cowart0Master's Economy InnH.L. WatersFord
43Jeff Purvis51Phoenix ConstructionJames FinchOldsmobile
44Walter Surma86Surma RacingWalter SurmaOldsmobile
45Mark Gibson59Mark Gibson RacingMark GibsonPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
485   #90 accident backstretch 
99284  
93986   #33 accident turn 2 
991057  
1061127   #4,8,43,55,66,68,94,98 accident turn 1 
1131208  
1211277   debris backstretch 
12815124  
1521598   #11,12 accident turn 1 
1601667  
1671737   #1 accident tri-oval 
1741796  
1801823   debris backstretch 
1831886  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.9%             Average green flag run: 18.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin122
  Dale Earnhardt31614
  Bill Elliott17171
  Davey Allison18192
  Sterling Marlin20201
  Michael Waltrip21222
  Hut Stricklin23231
  Michael Waltrip24241
  Sterling Marlin25251
  Dale Earnhardt264924
  Rick Mast50523
  Darrell Waltrip53531
  Sterling Marlin546411
  Dale Earnhardt65728
  Davey Allison73731
  Dale Earnhardt74818
  Hut Stricklin82854
  Davey Allison86927
  Rick Mast93997
  Ricky Rudd1001012
  Mark Martin1021021
  Sterling Marlin10312018
  Chad Little1211277
  Michael Waltrip1281281
  Sterling Marlin1291302
  Davey Allison1311311
  Dale Earnhardt13214615
  Davey Allison1471471
  Dale Earnhardt1481514
  Dale Jarrett1521598
  Rusty Wallace1601601
  Dale Earnhardt16118828

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2635    
2   Ricky Rudd 2475   -160  
3   Davey Allison 2393   -242  
4   Ernie Irvan 2359   -276  
5   Mark Martin 2330   -305  
6   Ken Schrader 2279   -356  
7   Darrell Waltrip 2259   -376  
8   Sterling Marlin 2156   -479  
9   Harry Gant 2131   -504  
10   Rusty Wallace 2126   -509  
11   Bill Elliott 2057   -578  
12   Michael Waltrip 2052   -583  
13   Morgan Shepherd 1998   -637  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1890   -745  
15   Hut Stricklin 1886   -749  
16   Alan Kulwicki 1856   -779  
17   Dale Jarrett 1855   -780  
18   Geoffrey Bodine 1749   -886  
19   Joe Ruttman 1748   -887  
20   Rick Mast 1708   -927