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1991 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, April 7, 1991 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:41:50
Average speed: 135.594 mph
Pole speed: 161.939 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps
Margin of victory: 11.32 sec
Attendance: 40000
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1135   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36762185running69180
21128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford36738860running31175
31030   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac36720320running208175
4126   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford36622710running0160
5212   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac36510260running0155
61542   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac36516330running0150
7 34   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36515025running0146
82315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford36514320running1147
9 111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford36518400running0138
10 222   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford36512060running45139
112598   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet36510505running0130
12179   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford36513675running0127
13161   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3649695running0124
14188   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3649390running0121
152794   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3649735running0118
16 826   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3638815running0115
172820   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Moroso Racing   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3616560running0112
183371   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3618225running0109
19 425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3617790running5111
203468   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile3606560running0103
212955   Ted Musgrave U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3595540running0100
222424   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac3594070running097
233652   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3584950running094
243547   Rich Bickle Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3563830running091
25 917   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet3563810running088
263275   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3556545running085
27 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile3476380running082
283787   Randy Baker Armour Classics   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet3463470running079
29 73   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33214310engine076
304070   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2823325running073
312010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet27911665oil leak070
321912   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick2595980vibration872
332665   Dave Mader III Jasper Engines   (Dick Bahre)Pontiac1973170fatigue064
34 67   Alan Kulwicki AK Racing / Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford18611135crash061
353936   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac1723100handling058
363119   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford703065crash055
373043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac525750engine052
383805   Bill Meacham Meacham Racing   (Charles Meacham)Oldsmobile313010flagged049
391421   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford305670crash046
402266   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac105650engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car Wash / Louisiana Filling Inc.Mark StahlFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26305   #7 accident turn 4 
31311  
32376   #05,19,21,33,65 accident turn 3 
38272235  
2732808   #7 accident turn 2 
28136787  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.2%             Average green flag run: 87.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Sterling Marlin14545
  Michael Waltrip467227
  Ricky Rudd73742
  Ken Schrader75795
  Morgan Shepherd80801
  Michael Waltrip8113555
  Hut Stricklin1361438
  Ricky Rudd1441485
  Michael Waltrip14920355
  Ricky Rudd20421714
  Michael Waltrip21827457
  Ricky Rudd27528511
  Michael Waltrip28629914
  Davey Allison30033031
  Ricky Rudd33136737

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ricky Rudd 808    
2   Dale Earnhardt 728   -80  
3   Ernie Irvan 679   -129  
4   Ken Schrader 670   -138  
5   Sterling Marlin 667   -141  
6   Mark Martin 648   -160  
7   Morgan Shepherd 644   -164  
8   Michael Waltrip 642   -166  
9   Rusty Wallace 625   -183  
10   Alan Kulwicki 622   -186  
11   Bill Elliott 619   -189  
12   Harry Gant 611   -197  
12   Darrell Waltrip 611   -197  
14   Kyle Petty 599   -209  
15   Davey Allison 588   -220  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 570   -238  
17   Geoffrey Bodine 555   -253  
18   Brett Bodine 545   -263  
19   Dale Jarrett 529   -279  
20   Rick Wilson 527   -281