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1994 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 31
Sunday, March 6, 1994 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.750 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:03
Average speed: 98.334 mph
Pole speed: 123.474 mph
Cautions: 8 for 51 laps
Margin of victory: 1.7 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1994 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1994 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 728   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford40071175running189185
2122   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford40039575running96175
3 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40034000running2170
4 93   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40029550running10165
51942   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac40026500running0155
6 26   Mark Martin Valvoline / Reese's   (Jack Roush)Ford40023150running27155
7 41   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Ford4009725running30151
81326   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford40016525running0142
9375   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40020825running1143
102218   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet39921825running0134
111625   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39915325running0130
122611   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford39915025running0127
13 116   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford39919375running45129
143015   Lake Speed Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford39917575running0121
153221   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39817835running0118
162717   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet39814500running0115
17 312   Chuck Bown Smokin' Joe's   (Bobby Allison)Ford39814300running0112
183410   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford3987250running0109
19 64   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39717225running0106
20258   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford39715350running0103
211141   Joe Nemechek Meineke   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet3979850running0100
221027   Jimmy Spencer McDonald's   (Junior Johnson)Ford3979725running097
231529   Steve Grissom Diamond Ridge   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet3967550running094
243122   Bobby Labonte Maxwell House   (Bill Davis)Pontiac39613525running091
251475   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford3969375running088
263690   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3909250running085
271895   Jeremy Mayfield Shoney's Inns   (Sadler Brothers)Ford3906925running082
282177   Greg Sacks USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford3857400running079
293398   Derrike Cope Fingerhut   (Cale Yarborough)Ford3819075running076
302414   John Andretti Financial World   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet35512945engine073
31 530   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac32812825running070
32177   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford30112800engine067
333540   Bobby Hamilton Kendall   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac18012285engine064
342833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet7211775crash061
352931   Ward Burton Hardee's   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Chevrolet716775piston058
362355   Jimmy Hensley Petron Plus   (Ray DeWitt)Ford507275engine055
372032   Dick Trickle Mett's Tours   (Dean Myers)Chevrolet16775crash052

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeremy Mayfield95backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
38Loy Allen, Jr.19HootersTri-Star MotorsportsFord
39Rich Bickle45Orkin Pest ControlGene IsenhourFord
40Dave Marcis71STGDave MarcisChevrolet
41Wally Dallenbach, Jr.43STPPetty EnterprisesPontiac
42Hut Stricklin23Smokin' Joe'sTravis CarterFord
43Billy Standridge47Standridge Auto SalesBerendt JohnsonFord
44Rick Carelli61Total PetroleumMarshall ChesrownChevrolet
45T.W. Taylor02Children's Miracle NetworkT.W. TaylorFord
46Mike Wallace66FDP BrakesBarry OwenChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
31311   #7,32,33 accident turn 2 
14143130  
1441518   oil on track 
15218837  
1891935   #15,75 accident frontstretch 
19420815  
2092135   #22 spun turn 4 
21427360  
2742785   #30 accident turn 3 
27931133  
3123176   debris 
31834831  
3493557   debris 
35637722  
3783814   #41 spun frontstretch 
38240019  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.8%             Average green flag run: 38.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ted Musgrave14545
  Rick Mast467530
  Mark Martin7610227
  Dale Earnhardt1031031
  Jeff Gordon1041052
  Ernie Irvan10614439
  Dale Earnhardt1451539
  Ernie Irvan15420956
  Rusty Wallace21028273
  Ernie Irvan28330826
  Rusty Wallace3093091
  Ernie Irvan3103112
  Rusty Wallace31233322
  Ernie Irvan33437845
  Terry Labonte3793791
  Ernie Irvan38040021

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ernie Irvan 520    
2   Dale Earnhardt 467   -53  
3   Sterling Marlin 461   -59  
4   Mark Martin 449   -71  
5   Terry Labonte 425   -95  
6   Jeff Gordon 402   -118  
6   Ken Schrader 402   -118  
8   Rusty Wallace 400   -120  
9   Rick Mast 398   -122  
9   Morgan Shepherd 398   -122  
11   Ricky Rudd 381   -139  
12   Brett Bodine 364   -156  
13   Kyle Petty 348   -172  
14   Lake Speed 342   -178  
15   Geoffrey Bodine 325   -195  
16   Bobby Labonte 312   -208  
17   Bill Elliott 311   -209  
18   Greg Sacks 308   -212  
19   Dale Jarrett 306   -214  
20   Ted Musgrave 302   -218