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1991 Winston 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 9 of 29
Monday, May 6, 1991 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:10
Average speed: 165.62 mph
Pole speed: 195.186 mph
Cautions: 3 for 18 laps
Margin of victory: 11 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile18881950running18180
2 517   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet18847400running6175
3 83   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18856100running112175
41922   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford18825450running4165
52030   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac18825800running3160
61111   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford18825350running0150
71825   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18819150running13151
8 99   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford18821500running0142
92998   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet18817300running0138
10131   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile18717650running0134
111626   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick18713670running0130
121468   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile18610040running0127
13 65   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18615860running2129
143315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford18615480running0121
152124   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac1868700running0118
163855   Ted Musgrave U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1869860running1120
173520   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Moroso Racing   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1848965running0112
184171   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet18410155running0109
192773   Phil Barkdoll Barkdoll Racing   (Phil Barkdoll)Oldsmobile1836665running0106
203652   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1808555running0103
213149   Stanley Smith Interstate Batteries   (Stanley Smith)Buick1686140running0100
22 428   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford16414720running2102
231212   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick1578910running094
24286   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford15115305running091
25308   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1498775running088
26 72   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac1465645running085
27157   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford13612590running082
282310   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet11813935engine079
293475   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile1168330running076
303951   Jeff Purvis Phoenix Construction   (James Finch)Oldsmobile945425hub073
311066   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac798045crash070
32 14   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet7115740crash1872
33 342   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac7014410crash969
343290   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Ford Motorsports Sportswear   (Junie Donlavey)Ford705180crash061
352221   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford707850crash058
363788   Buddy Baker Dipetane International   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile705120crash055
372494   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile707715crash052
381719   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford705635crash049
392547   Greg Sacks Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile395555piston046
402643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac25500crash043
414041   Larry Pearson Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet24900crash040

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
42Mark Gibson59Mark Gibson RacingMark GibsonPontiac
43J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
44Ken Ragan77JasperMarvin RaganFord
45Dave Mader III65Jasper EnginesDick BahrePontiac
46Donny Paul53Paul RacingDonny PaulChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
485   #41,43 accident turn 1 
93527  
36427   #47 engine 
437129  
72776   #1,2,4,6,7,8,10,12,19,21,26,28,42,52,66,73,75,88,90,94 accident backstretch 
78188111  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.6%             Average green flag run: 42.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan111
  Kyle Petty2109
  Ricky Rudd11122
  Dale Earnhardt13175
  Davey Allison18192
  Dale Earnhardt203617
  Ted Musgrave37371
  Ernie Irvan384811
  Dale Earnhardt49513
  Ernie Irvan52576
  Dale Earnhardt58669
  Ken Schrader67671
  Dale Earnhardt6810942
  Sterling Marlin1101134
  Dale Earnhardt1141141
  Michael Waltrip1151151
  Dale Earnhardt1161205
  Ken Schrader1211255
  Harry Gant1261327
  Dale Earnhardt13315018
  Darrell Waltrip1511566
  Dale Earnhardt15716812
  Michael Waltrip1691702
  Ken Schrader1711777
  Harry Gant17818811

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1366    
2   Ricky Rudd 1362   -4  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1281   -85  
4   Michael Waltrip 1188   -178  
5   Harry Gant 1185   -181  
6   Ernie Irvan 1183   -183  
7   Davey Allison 1157   -209  
8   Ken Schrader 1156   -210  
9   Morgan Shepherd 1132   -234  
10   Mark Martin 1118   -248  
11   Sterling Marlin 1090   -276  
12   Bill Elliott 1067   -299  
13   Rusty Wallace 1062   -304  
14   Kyle Petty 1052   -314  
15   Brett Bodine 1015   -351  
15   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1015   -351  
17   Alan Kulwicki 1003   -363  
18   Jimmy Spencer 998   -368  
19   Rick Mast 990   -376  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 978   -388