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1990 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 29
Sunday, February 25, 1990 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .750 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:15:18
Average Speed: 92.158 mph
Pole Speed: 119.617 mph
Cautions: 12 for 75 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 50,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 66   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford40059,150running16134
2 43   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40042,600running41175
3 15   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40025,050running40170
4179   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford40016,650running0160
5 566   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac40014,325running13160
61827   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac40015,400running148160
71415   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4008,525running0146
81026   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4008,025running0142
92157   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4006,425running0138
101325   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40011,800running0134
11 742   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3995,075running0130
12 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39910,450running0127
131194   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3996,725running0124
142412   Mike Alexander Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3973,275running0121
15 920   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile3974,400running0118
162719   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3973,125running0115
173571   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3976,832running0112
183252   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3944,125running0109
192901   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford3942,900running0106
203128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford3939,650running0103
21342   Rick Mast U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3925,825running0100
221690   Ernie Irvan Diet Pepsi   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3872,775clutch097
233016   Larry Pearson Pearson Racing   (David Pearson)Buick3865,550running094
24 37   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3587,025running10096
251221   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3545,450battery088
26154   Phil Parsons Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile3545,275running085
272330   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3505,275running082
281998   Butch Miller Farm Fresh   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet3072,545crash184
292010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet3058,225crash076
302675   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile2836,100crash073
31288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick2304,475crash070
32251   Terry Labonte Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile2294,450engine067
33 211   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford2008,560engine4169
343304   Bill Meacham Charles MeachamOldsmobile872,425rear end061
353643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac832,425crash058
362233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile758,250engine055

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
37J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
38Jerry O'Neil53Aroneck RacingAlan AroneckOldsmobile
39Tommy Ellis83PrestoneLake SpeedOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #12,20,28,52 spun frontstretch 
77771  
78836   #33 engine 
84863  
879812   #28,43 accident frontstretch 
9913537  
1361416   #1,75,90 spun turn 4 
14216827  
1691724   debris turn 4 
1731764  
1771782   #10 spun turn 4 
17923355  
23425118   #4,7,8 accident turn 1 
25228938  
2902945   #19,75 accident turn 4 
29530915  
31032011   #10,98 accident backstretch 
3213288  
3293302   #28 spun turn 4 
3313322  
3333342   #19 spun backstretch 
33538349  
3843874   #16 spun turn 1 
38840013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.8%             Average green flag run: 25.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd11010
  Alan Kulwicki117868
  Geoffrey Bodine7911941
  Dale Earnhardt12013011
  Alan Kulwicki1311344
  Rusty Wallace1351362
  Butch Miller1371371
  Rusty Wallace13817437
  Ricky Rudd1751828
  Dale Earnhardt18320422
  Alan Kulwicki20523228
  Rusty Wallace23325725
  Dale Earnhardt2582658
  Rusty Wallace26629429
  Ricky Rudd29531016
  Dick Trickle31132313
  Ricky Rudd3243296
  Rusty Wallace33038455
  Mark Martin38540016

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 340    
2   Ricky Rudd 335   -5  
3   Bill Elliott 330   -10  
4   Rusty Wallace 306   -34  
5   Dick Trickle 287   -53  
6   Morgan Shepherd 280   -60  
7   Jimmy Spencer 261   -79  
8   Derrike Cope 256   -84  
9   Brett Bodine 254   -86  
10   Darrell Waltrip 248   -92  
11   Terry Labonte 242   -98  
12   Mark Martin 239   -101  
13   Sterling Marlin 230   -110  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 225   -115  
15   Michael Waltrip 224   -116  
16   Ernie Irvan 221   -119  
17   Kyle Petty 221   -119  
18   Neil Bonnett 218   -122  
19   Geoffrey Bodine 212   -128  
20   Davey Allison 211   -129