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1992 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 29
Sunday, March 8, 1992 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:52:27
Average speed: 104.378 mph
Pole speed: 121.337 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 18 inches
Attendance: 65200
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1992 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1992 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 111   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford400272700running348185
2 57   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford40036525running0170
3 633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile40031950running48170
4 228   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford40025100running1165
51817   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet40021775running3160
6275   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40016050running0150
7 422   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford39913700running0146
81994   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile39912250running0142
9 812   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Chevrolet39911950running0138
101121   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39913600running0134
11293   Dale Earnhardt Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39916600running0130
121698   Jimmy Spencer Moly Black Gold   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet39810650running0127
132118   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet3984800running0124
141325   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39713700running0121
15104   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39714360running0118
161415   Geoffrey Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford39712225running0115
17122   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac39612425running0112
18171   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3969875running0109
192610   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet3965550running0106
20 342   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3959325running0103
212543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3959875running0100
22228   Dick Trickle Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Ford3949100running097
232366   Chad Little TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Ford3935925running094
243116   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Keystone Beer   (Jack Roush)Ford3934150running091
253255   Ted Musgrave Jasper Engines   (Ray DeWitt)Oldsmobile3938750running088
263590   Charlie Glotzbach SplitFire   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3925675running085
273449   Stanley Smith Ameritron Batteries   (Stanley Smith)Chevrolet3924050running082
282871   Dave Marcis Abilene Boots   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3895600running079
293088   Jeff Fuller Patricia BandzulPontiac3864000water pump076
30156   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford36311970running073
312468   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile3539500rear end070
322041   Greg Sacks Kellogg's   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet3423925running067
33 926   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford2679435axle064
34 730   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac2598400engine061
353352   Jimmy Means Funshine RV   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac934400engine058

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
36Andy Belmont59Slick 50Pat RissiFord
Randy Porter32Pontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1100100  
1011066   #52 engine 
107260154  
2612666   #30 engine 
26733266  
3333375   #26 spun turn 4 
3383403  
3413466   #6 accident turn 3 
34740054  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.8%             Average green flag run: 75.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott1123123
  Davey Allison1241241
  Bill Elliott12521894
  Darrell Waltrip2192213
  Harry Gant22226948
  Bill Elliott270400131

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Davey Allison 525    
2   Harry Gant 462   -63  
3   Bill Elliott 457   -68  
4   Morgan Shepherd 438   -87  
5   Terry Labonte 434   -91  
6   Geoffrey Bodine 401   -124  
7   Alan Kulwicki 400   -125  
8   Darrell Waltrip 384   -141  
9   Hut Stricklin 367   -158  
10   Rick Mast 360   -165  
11   Dale Earnhardt 359   -166  
12   Ted Musgrave 342   -183  
13   Michael Waltrip 335   -190  
14   Kyle Petty 334   -191  
15   Ken Schrader 333   -192  
16   Richard Petty 330   -195  
17   Sterling Marlin 327   -198  
17   Ernie Irvan 327   -198  
19   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. 309   -216  
20   Dick Trickle 307   -218