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1994 Purolator 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 31
Sunday, March 13, 1994 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:24:58
Average speed: 146.136 mph
Pole speed: 180.207 mph
Cautions: 5 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: .35 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1994 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1994 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 728   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford32886100running207185
21421   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford32848300running1175
34017   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet32844450running14170
4138   Jeff Burton Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford32832600running87165
5 46   Mark Martin Valvoline / Reese's   (Jack Roush)Ford32730300running0155
63415   Lake Speed Quality Care   (Bud Moore)Ford32724850running0150
71077   Greg Sacks USAir   (D.K. Ulrich)Ford32714050running0146
81724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32621550running0142
92210   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford32612350running0138
102527   Jimmy Spencer McDonald's   (Junior Johnson)Ford32617500running0134
113516   Ted Musgrave The Family Channel   (Jack Roush)Ford32618520running0130
12163   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32524550running0127
132742   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac32521580running0124
14 35   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32521360running9126
153022   Bobby Labonte Maxwell House   (Bill Davis)Pontiac32517880running0118
162425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32517270running0115
173923   Hut Stricklin Smokin' Joe's   (Travis Carter)Ford32510060running0112
18 541   Joe Nemechek Meineke   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet32413440running0109
193340   Bobby Hamilton Kendall   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac32216630running0106
203129   Steve Grissom Diamond Ridge   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet32110310running0103
212851   Jeff Purvis Country Time   (James Finch)Chevrolet3219600running0100
22 119   Loy Allen, Jr. Hooters   (Mark Smith)Ford32118240running097
233230   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac32116030running094
24122   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford32021495running091
25234   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet31819190running088
26371   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Ford31411635running085
274290   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford31411425running082
282032   Dick Trickle Active Trucking   (Dean Myers)Chevrolet3118955rear end079
294155   Jimmy Hensley Petron Plus   (Ray DeWitt)Ford29211140running076
301133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet28814905running073
311526   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford28714745running070
322111   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford28414585engine067
331975   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford28410490engine064
342998   Derrike Cope Fingerhut   (Cale Yarborough)Ford2159955crash061
353618   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20519820engine263
363871   Dave Marcis STG   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet12210380engine055
37 69   Rich Bickle Melling Engine Parts   (Harry Melling)Ford1018365engine052
38 27   Geoffrey Bodine Exide Batteries   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford7314150engine854
391802   Curtis Markham Children's Miracle Network   (T.W. Taylor)Ford328325crash046
40 831   Ward Burton Hardee's   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Chevrolet248285engine043
41 912   Chuck Bown Crown Fiber   (Bobby Allison)Ford612285engine040
422614   John Andretti Freedom Village USA   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet512785crash037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Wally Dallenbach, Jr.43STPPetty EnterprisesPontiac
44Rick Carelli61Total PetroleumMarshall ChesrownChevrolet
45Buddy Baker20Fina LubeDick MorosoFord
46Billy Standridge47Standridge Auto SalesBerendt JohnsonFord
47Jim Sauter89Handi-SnacksThomas MuellerFord
48Jimmy Horton80Hover MotorsportsStan HoverFord
49Danny Sullivan99Checkers / Molson IceChris VirtueChevrolet
50Jeremy Mayfield95Shoney's InnsSadler BrothersFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8125   #14 accident turn 4 
133422  
35395   #02 accident backstretch 
40207168  
2082136   #18,26 accident turn 3 
2142196  
2202267   #98 accident turn 1 
22730882  
3093124   #40 accident turn 2 
31332816  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.2%             Average green flag run: 50.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine144
  Terry Labonte5139
  Ernie Irvan146855
  Geoffrey Bodine69724
  Ernie Irvan738513
  Jeff Burton869712
  Morgan Shepherd98981
  Ernie Irvan9911820
  Jeff Burton11913214
  Ernie Irvan13315321
  Darrell Waltrip1541574
  Dale Jarrett1581592
  Jeff Burton16021455
  Darrell Waltrip2152195
  Ernie Irvan2202201
  Jeff Burton2212266
  Ernie Irvan22727852
  Darrell Waltrip2792835
  Ernie Irvan28432845

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ernie Irvan 705    
2   Mark Martin 604   -101  
3   Dale Earnhardt 594   -111  
4   Morgan Shepherd 573   -132  
5   Terry Labonte 551   -154  
6   Sterling Marlin 549   -156  
7   Jeff Gordon 544   -161  
8   Ricky Rudd 519   -186  
9   Ken Schrader 517   -188  
10   Lake Speed 492   -213  
11   Rusty Wallace 491   -214  
12   Rick Mast 483   -222  
13   Kyle Petty 472   -233  
14   Darrell Waltrip 458   -247  
15   Jeff Burton 456   -249  
16   Greg Sacks 454   -251  
17   Brett Bodine 434   -271  
18   Ted Musgrave 432   -273  
19   Bobby Labonte 430   -275  
20   Jimmy Spencer 410   -295