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1993 Mello Yello 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 30
Sunday, October 10, 1993 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:31
Average speed: 154.537 mph
Pole speed: 177.684 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: 1.83 sec
Attendance: 115000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1993 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1993 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
5 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Auto Finishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33456875running1160
1 228   Ernie Irvan Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford334146450running328185
13 37   Geoffrey Bodine Family Channel   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford33123150running0124
9 425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33225400running0138
10 511   Bill Elliott Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford33229050running0134
32 668   Greg Sacks Country Time   (Mark Smith)Ford3145250running067
2 76   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford33467900running2175
8 85   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33324500running0142
3 93   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33456900running3170
151026   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Ford33114800running0118
25114   Joe Nemechek Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet32614880running088
18121   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Ford33111600running0109
121333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet33120425running0127
391498   Derrike Cope Bojangles'   (Cale Yarborough)Ford2538870engine046
61512   Jimmy Spencer Meineke Mufflers   (Bobby Allison)Ford33432750running0150
141621   Morgan Shepherd Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford33115050running0121
421775   Todd Bodine Factory Stores   (Butch Mock)Ford1405365crash037
361844   Rick Wilson STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3025925running055
401945   Rich Bickle Kraft Bull's-Eye BBQ   (Gene Isenhour)Ford2524365handling043
272030   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3249645running082
4212   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac33442950running0160
162214   Terry Labonte Kellogg's   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet33113025running0115
232327   Hut Stricklin McDonald's   (Junior Johnson)Ford32910310running094
192417   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet33016625running0106
412529   Andy Hillenburg Diamond Ridge Racing   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2424365fatigue040
212655   Ted Musgrave USAir / Jasper Engines   (Ray DeWitt)Ford32910800running0100
222741   Dick Trickle Manheim Auctions   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet3297575running097
372820   Bobby Hamilton Fina Lube   (Dick Moroso)Ford2994390running052
382985   Jim Sauter Burger King   (Thee Dixon)Ford2654380engine049
293095   Jeremy Mayfield MAC Tools   (Sadler Brothers)Ford3244830running076
73142   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac33428500running0146
343265   Jerry O'Neil O'Neil Racing   (Heidi O'Neil)Chevrolet3114450oil pressure061
243316   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Keystone Beer   (Jack Roush)Ford32810050running091
17348   Sterling Marlin Raybestos Brakes   (Stavola Brothers)Ford33112200running0112
303552   Mike Wallace Duron Paints   (Jimmy Means)Ford3234745running073
113615   Lake Speed Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford33220200running0130
203790   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3306650running0103
263818   Dale Jarrett Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet32513160running085
333919   Chad Little Kleenex / Harris Teeter   (Greg Pollex)Ford3144475running064
314072   John Andretti Tex Racing   (Tex Powell)Chevrolet3234630running070
284122   Bobby Labonte Maxwell House   (Bill Davis)Ford3247010running079
354240   Kenny Wallace Dirt Devil   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3045975running058

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Andy Hillenburg29backup car
Todd Bodine75pitting before green flag

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Dave Marcis71L.A. JonesDave MarcisChevrolet
44Billy Standridge47Standridge Auto PartsBerendt JohnsonFord
45Loy Allen, Jr.37Naturally Fresh FoodsLoy Allen, Sr.Ford
46Bill Venturini35Rain-XBill VenturiniChevrolet
47Norm Benning63O'Neil RacingJerry O'NeilOldsmobile
48Brad Teague99Ball MotorsportsRalph BallChevrolet
49Jeff McClure58McClure RacingJeff McClureChevrolet
50T.W. Taylor02Children's Miracle NetworkT.W. TaylorFord
H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1144144  
1451495   #75 accident frontstretch 
150306157  
3073126   oil on track 
31333422  
  Percent of race run under caution: 3.3%             Average green flag run: 107.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan16464
  Jeff Gordon65651
  Ernie Irvan6616196
  Dale Earnhardt1621643
  Ernie Irvan16521046
  Mark Martin2112111
  Ernie Irvan21227261
  Mark Martin2732731
  Ernie Irvan27433461

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4047    
2   Rusty Wallace 3965   -82  
3   Mark Martin 3702   -345  
4   Dale Jarrett 3656   -391  
5   Morgan Shepherd 3475   -572  
6   Kyle Petty 3436   -611  
7   Ken Schrader 3422   -625  
8   Ernie Irvan 3377   -670  
9   Bill Elliott 3284   -763  
10   Jeff Gordon 3209   -838  
11   Ricky Rudd 3198   -849  
12   Jimmy Spencer 3191   -856  
13   Harry Gant 3143   -904  
14   Geoffrey Bodine 3124   -923  
15   Sterling Marlin 3038   -1009  
16   Darrell Waltrip 3017   -1030  
17   Brett Bodine 3003   -1044  
18   Terry Labonte 2917   -1130  
19   Michael Waltrip 2884   -1163  
20   Bobby Labonte 2851   -1196