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1991 First Union 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 29
Sunday, April 21, 1991 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:08:26
Average speed: 79.604 mph
Pole speed: 116.237 mph
Cautions: 17 for 87 laps
Margin of victory: .81 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11317   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet40053800running52180
2173   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40035225running19175
31498   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet40020350running70170
42915   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford40016450running0160
5 925   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40014725running37160
62628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford40013875running0150
72130   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4009280running0146
8329   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford40011800running0142
9206   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford40012450running0138
10224   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet40013830running23139
11115   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39910175running0130
12 71   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3997575running0127
131266   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3997300running0124
141512   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3986950running0121
151810   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet39711500running0118
163343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3976550running0115
172855   Ted Musgrave Alka-Seltzer   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3975625running0112
18 342   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3969250running0109
192371   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3956200running0106
202520   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Tyson Foods   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3945450running0103
212768   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Pontiac3923600running0100
223122   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford3883300running097
23 433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile3887125running6699
241075   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3785525running091
25 621   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3695500crash088
261634   Dick Trickle Allen's Glass   (Ken Allen)Buick3693100crash085
27248   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3395200crash082
28 811   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford33310485crash079
29 27   Alan Kulwicki AK Racing / Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3238675crash076
30 126   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick21815300crash10383
313094   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2075000engine070
32 52   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac1922925crash3072
331924   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac1102500header064

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
34Chad Little19Tyson FoodsChuck LittleFord
35Jimmy Means52Alka-SeltzerJimmy MeansPontiac
36J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
37Rich Bickle47Kanawha InsuranceDerick CloseOldsmobile
38Larry Pearson41Kellogg's Corn FlakesLarry HedrickChevrolet
39Jeff Purvis51Plasti-KoteJames FinchOldsmobile
40Bill Sedgwick76Spears ManufacturingWayne SpearsChevrolet
41Irv Hoerr44High Point Bedding / SunocoTerry LabonteOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13636  
37404   #11 spun turn 2 
415010  
51544   #11 spun turn 2 
55606  
61644   #3 spun turn 3 
65673  
68714   #42,98 spun turn 4 
7210231  
1031064   #8 spun turn 1 
10716458  
1651684   #28 spun turn 2 
16918719  
1881914   #75 spun turn 4 
1921932  
1941974   #2,55 accident turn 1 
19820811  
2092124   #33 spun turn 3 
2132142  
2152184   #43 spun turn 4 
2192191  
2202256   #26,66 accident turn 3 
2262305  
2312377   #8,43 accident turn 3 
2382458  
2462527   #7 accident frontstretch 
25332270  
3233286   #43 spun turn 1 
3293335  
3343418   #11,28,33 accident turn 4 
34235211  
3533564   debris 
35737014  
3713799   #4,21,34 accident turn 1 
38040021  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.8%             Average green flag run: 17.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brett Bodine13737
  Harry Gant3810366
  Dale Earnhardt10412219
  Rusty Wallace12315230
  Brett Bodine15321866
  Ken Schrader21925537
  Ernie Irvan25627823
  Jimmy Spencer27934870
  Darrell Waltrip34940052

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ricky Rudd 1103    
2   Dale Earnhardt 1006   -97  
3   Ernie Irvan 993   -110  
4   Mark Martin 951   -152  
5   Darrell Waltrip 941   -162  
6   Morgan Shepherd 938   -165  
7   Ken Schrader 911   -192  
8   Davey Allison 908   -195  
9   Michael Waltrip 882   -221  
10   Rusty Wallace 877   -226  
11   Sterling Marlin 846   -257  
12   Harry Gant 845   -258  
13   Bill Elliott 840   -263  
14   Kyle Petty 808   -295  
15   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 791   -312  
16   Alan Kulwicki 783   -320  
17   Dale Jarrett 763   -340  
18   Rick Mast 732   -371  
19   Geoffrey Bodine 725   -378  
19   Brett Bodine 725   -378