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1991 Heinz Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 29
Sunday, September 1, 1991 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:45:18
Average speed: 133.508 mph
Pole speed: 162.506 mph
Cautions: 8 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 10.97 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile367179450running152185
2 64   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36740525running14175
3 925   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36726940running0165
41710   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet36624330running0160
52394   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile36619515running0155
61522   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford36512875running0150
7 411   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford36518230running0146
8 33   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36520470running22147
93275   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Chevrolet36511990running0138
102168   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile36414250running5139
11241   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile36411015running8135
12 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford36321120running151132
13228   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36310930running0124
142726   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3639940running0121
15185   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36314100running0118
163043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3639380running0115
172612   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3639110running0112
18 29   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford36213935running0109
191115   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford36112755running0106
203155   Ted Musgrave Jasper Engines   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3607785running1108
213347   Greg Sacks Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3585260running0100
221642   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac35712140engine097
231424   Dick Trickle Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac3545770running094
241217   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet3515605running196
25 821   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3507545running193
263587   Randy Baker Armour Classics   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet3434585running085
272930   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3337150running082
283452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3094365engine079
29106   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford30314255engine1281
301941   Larry Pearson Kellogg's   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet2444195engine073
312098   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet2206660valve070
32132   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac2145045engine067
333671   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1736455engine064
342566   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1565820engine061
35 77   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford14810710engine058
362819   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford1233650engine055
373782   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford143580handling052
383848   James Hylton D & M Transportation   (James Hylton)Buick123540handling049

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
39H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13434  
35384   #19 spun turn 3 
396931  
70734   oil on track 
748512  
86894   debris turn 2 
90204115  
2052084   #21 stalled turn 4 
20921810  
2192235   oil on track 
22423310  
2342374   #30 accident turn 4 
2382403  
2412444   #15,26 spun turn 2 
24529652  
2973004   #30 accident turn 2 
30136767  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 37.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison13535
  Ted Musgrave36361
  Dale Earnhardt37393
  Mark Martin40445
  Davey Allison455612
  Ernie Irvan577014
  Darrell Waltrip71711
  Bobby Hamilton72732
  Dale Earnhardt74752
  Davey Allison768914
  Dale Earnhardt9010617
  Davey Allison10713327
  Mark Martin1341385
  Dale Jarrett1391391
  Bobby Hamilton1401423
  Rick Mast1431508
  Harry Gant15119949
  Mark Martin2002012
  Harry Gant20223433
  Davey Allison23529763
  Harry Gant29836770

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3142    
2   Ricky Rudd 3053   -89  
3   Ernie Irvan 2979   -163  
4   Davey Allison 2940   -202  
5   Mark Martin 2901   -241  
6   Ken Schrader 2826   -316  
7   Sterling Marlin 2735   -407  
8   Darrell Waltrip 2719   -423  
9   Harry Gant 2656   -486  
10   Rusty Wallace 2590   -552  
11   Bill Elliott 2572   -570  
12   Michael Waltrip 2470   -672  
13   Morgan Shepherd 2399   -743  
14   Dale Jarrett 2362   -780  
15   Hut Stricklin 2358   -784  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2335   -807  
17   Joe Ruttman 2192   -950  
18   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2136   -1006  
19   Geoffrey Bodine 2130   -1012  
20   Rick Mast 2095   -1047