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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 29
Monday, March 18, 1991 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:33:14
Average speed: 140.47 mph
Pole speed: 174.413 mph
Cautions: 4 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 3.02 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 525   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32869250running59180
2159   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford32847675running102180
3213   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32837000running29170
42015   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford32823600running0160
51330   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac32821400running30160
6115   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32817750running0150
7 422   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford32817600running41151
8 17   Alan Kulwicki AK Racing / Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford32720150running8147
91617   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet3277450running0138
10 32   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac3276700running0134
11 910   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet32714670running0130
12318   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick32612725running0127
131812   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick32611930running0124
14104   Ernie Irvan Kodak   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet32612710running0121
15 226   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick32510230running0118
161798   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet32511070running0115
17 66   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford32515310running21117
182819   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3258500running0109
191233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile3258690running0106
202221   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford32510470running0103
211420   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Rob Moroso Memorial   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3245960running0100
222489   Jim Sauter Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac3235800running097
232611   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford32313490running199
242951   Jeff Purvis Plasti-Kote   (James Finch)Oldsmobile3215380running091
253524   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac3205075running088
263390   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. AER Manufacturing   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3194420running085
273875   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3197310running082
282766   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3197175running079
29231   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3196975running076
303665   Dave Mader III Jasper Engineering   (Dick Bahre)Pontiac3184740running073
312552   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3164680running070
323729   Andy Hillenburg MAX-Orb   (Andy Hillenburg)Buick3144120running067
331968   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile2903780running064
344047   Rich Bickle Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile2824445engine061
353294   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2566385camshaft058
363971   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet2406220engine055
373455   Ted Musgrave U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac2104280engine052
383043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1886240engine049
39 742   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac17312115engine3751
40 828   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford5613175crash043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Stanley Smith49Interstate BatteriesStanley SmithBuick
42Mark Stahl82HootersMark StahlFord
43Jimmy Horton80S&H RacingGeorge SmithFord
44Chuck Bown72Kellogg's Corn FlakesTex PowellOldsmobile
45H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac
46K.C. Spurlock37
47Billy Fulcher45Fulcher MotorsportsBobby FulcherOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166   green-yellow start 
74034  
415414   rain 
55573  
58647   #20,28 accident turn 4 
65176112  
1771826   #42 accident turn 2 
183328146  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.1%             Average green flag run: 73.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki188
  Sterling Marlin94840
  Mark Martin496921
  Kyle Petty7010637
  Bill Elliott10712014
  Geoffrey Bodine1211211
  Bill Elliott12218766
  Ken Schrader1881925
  Dale Earnhardt19321321
  Michael Waltrip21423623
  Bill Elliott23725216
  Ken Schrader25326311
  Dale Earnhardt2642718
  Michael Waltrip2722787
  Bill Elliott2792846
  Sterling Marlin2852851
  Ken Schrader28632843

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 652    
2   Ricky Rudd 628   -24  
3   Alan Kulwicki 561   -91  
4   Ken Schrader 559   -93  
5   Ernie Irvan 533   -119  
6   Harry Gant 529   -123  
7   Sterling Marlin 528   -124  
8   Darrell Waltrip 523   -129  
9   Morgan Shepherd 497   -155  
10   Bill Elliott 492   -160  
11   Mark Martin 488   -164  
12   Dale Jarrett 483   -169  
13   Rusty Wallace 470   -182  
14   Michael Waltrip 467   -185  
15   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 458   -194  
16   Kyle Petty 449   -203  
17   Chad Little 442   -210  
18   Brett Bodine 430   -222  
19   Joe Ruttman 419   -233  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 417   -235