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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 31
Sunday, February 20, 1994 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:10
Average speed: 156.931 mph
Pole speed: 190.158 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: .19 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 33

Glossary    1994 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1994 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 44   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet200258275running30180
2 328   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford200190750running84180
3 95   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200138475running1170
4 624   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200112525running7165
51221   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford20092805running7160
63177   Greg Sacks USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford20070480running0150
7 23   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200110340running45151
82010   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford20056465running0142
9 811   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford20065615running0138
101325   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20059565running0134
11397   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford20052065running1135
122340   Bobby Hamilton Kendall   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac20051265running2132
13 76   Mark Martin Valvoline / Reese's   (Jack Roush)Ford19965670out of gas5129
142215   Lake Speed Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford19950530running0121
152555   Jimmy Hensley Petron Plus   (Ray DeWitt)Ford19942315running0118
164222   Bobby Labonte Maxwell House   (Bill Davis)Pontiac19943195running0115
171843   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19939175running0112
18349   Joe Ruttman Melling Engine Parts   (Harry Melling)Ford19934005running0109
192880   Jimmy Horton Fina Lube   (Stan Hover)Ford19933485running0106
202932   Dick Trickle Meineke / ATS Wood Recycling   (Dean Myers)Chevrolet19833475running0103
211698   Derrike Cope Fingerhut   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19836220running7105
22 119   Loy Allen, Jr. Hooters   (Mark Smith)Ford19843515running097
233712   Chuck Bown ReLife   (Bobby Allison)Ford19836860running094
243390   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19829955running091
252771   Dave Marcis STG / Tork Auto Wipes   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet19831150running088
26358   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford19737145running085
27301   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Ford19736540running082
283217   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet19735435running079
291797   Chad Little Tracy Lawrence   (Greg Pollex)Ford19630805running181
304095   Jeremy Mayfield Shoney's   (Sadler Brothers)Ford19527645out of gas073
311430   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac19436545running070
321026   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford18539865running067
333823   Hut Stricklin Smokin' Joe's   (Travis Carter)Ford17428235running064
343633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet16534630running061
354118   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet14638325engine363
361175   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford7935870crash760
372127   Jimmy Spencer McDonald's   (Junior Johnson)Ford7928790crash052
382416   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford7932360crash049
392642   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac6439075crash046
401954   Robert Pressley Manheim Auctions   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet6228490crash043
41 52   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford6157865crash040
421514   John Andretti Financial World   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4732365crash037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Jim Sauter89Handi-Snacks / Bull's EyeThomas MuellerFord
44Joe Nemechek41MeinekeLarry HedrickChevrolet
45Brad Teague52NAPA Auto PartsJimmy MeansFord
46Rich Bickle45Orkin Pest ControlGene IsenhourFord
47Bob Brevak34Scaffidi MotorsBob BrevakFord
48T.W. Taylor02Children's Miracle NetworkT.W. TaylorFord
49Delma Cowart0Masters Economy InnsH.L. WatersFord
50Trevor Boys48Rumple FurnitureJames HyltonPontiac
51Billy Standridge47Standridge Auto SalesBerendt JohnsonFord
52Jerry Hill56Bell Motor CompanyWillie TierneyChevrolet
53Kerry Teague74M-E Racing EnginesKerry TeagueChevrolet
54Steve Grissom29Diamond RidgeGary BechtelChevrolet
55Phil Barkdoll73X-1RPhil BarkdollChevrolet
56Buddy Baker20Fina LubeDick MorosoFord
57Ritchie Petty53Le Bleu Water / Winston Cup WaterMaurice PettyFord
58Rick Carelli61Total PetroleumMarshall ChesrownChevrolet
59Ward Burton31Hardee'sAlan Dillard, Jr.Chevrolet
WDRodney Orr37Daytona Auto Dealers Exch. / X-1RBeacher OrrFord
WDNeil Bonnett51Country TimeJames FinchChevrolet
WDJoe Ruttman57Melling Engine PartsBob RahillyFord
WDRonnie Sanders62Country Fed MeatHenley GrayFord
WDMark Thompson66Global JetMike BrandtFord
WDNorm Benning84Benning RacingNorm BenningOldsmobile
WDRick Crawford84Circle Bar Truck CorralTom MitchellChevrolet
WDScott Brayton85Mansion DecoratingThee DixonFord
WDBrad Teague92Jimmy MeansFord
WDDanny Sullivan99CheckersChris VirtueChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12424  
25284   debris backstretch 
296335  
64707   #1,2,8,12,14,23,33,42,54,90 accident turn 4 
718010  
81866   #16,26,27,30,75 accident backstretch 
8714054  
1411466   debris turn 2 
14720054  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.5%             Average green flag run: 35.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan11010
  Dale Earnhardt11111
  Ernie Irvan122312
  Dale Earnhardt24252
  Jeff Gordon26272
  Dale Earnhardt283710
  Ernie Irvan384710
  Dale Earnhardt485710
  Ernie Irvan58581
  Dale Earnhardt59668
  Geoffrey Bodine67671
  Todd Bodine68747
  Ernie Irvan75795
  Dale Earnhardt80812
  Jeff Gordon82865
  Chad Little87871
  Mark Martin88892
  Dale Earnhardt90956
  Morgan Shepherd961027
  Terry Labonte1031031
  Dale Earnhardt1041041
  Mark Martin1051073
  Dale Earnhardt1081103
  Ernie Irvan11113424
  Dale Jarrett1351362
  Bobby Hamilton1371371
  Dale Jarrett1381381
  Bobby Hamilton1391391
  Dale Earnhardt1401412
  Derrike Cope1421487
  Sterling Marlin1491579
  Ernie Irvan15817922
  Sterling Marlin18020021

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sterling Marlin 180    
1   Ernie Irvan 180   0  
3   Terry Labonte 170   -10  
4   Jeff Gordon 165   -15  
5   Morgan Shepherd 160   -20  
6   Dale Earnhardt 151   -29  
7   Greg Sacks 150   -30  
8   Ricky Rudd 142   -38  
9   Bill Elliott 138   -42  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 135   -45  
11   Ken Schrader 134   -46  
12   Bobby Hamilton 132   -48  
13   Mark Martin 129   -51  
14   Lake Speed 121   -59  
15   Jimmy Hensley 118   -62  
16   Bobby Labonte 115   -65  
17   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. 112   -68  
18   Joe Ruttman 109   -71  
19   Jimmy Horton 106   -74  
20   Derrike Cope 105   -75