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1991 GM Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 29
Sunday, March 3, 1991 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:01:57
Average Speed: 124.083 mph
Pole Speed: 149.205 mph
Cautions: 7 for 29 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 142   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac492131,450running380185
2 225   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49234,575running40175
3 433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile49123,950running0165
4 55   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49120,250running0160
5129   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford49121,275running10160
6154   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet49015,900running0150
7 630   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49012,400running0146
8133   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet48918,850running0142
91717   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet4887,700running0138
102015   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford48817,500running0134
111821   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford48811,100running0130
12 711   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford48815,600running0127
131626   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick48710,500running0124
14236   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford48615,400running0121
152543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4869,900running0118
16 328   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford48614,700running0115
17 87   Alan Kulwicki Kulwicki Racing   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford48512,800running0112
182620   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Moroso Racing   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile4857,200running0109
19 98   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4858,650running0106
202824   Mickey Gibbs Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac4846,300running0103
211968   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile4845,700running0100
222719   Chad Little Tyson Foods   (Chuck Little)Ford4835,950running097
233071   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4827,700running199
243575   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile4817,550running091
254055   Ted Musgrave U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4815,700running088
263647   Rich Bickle Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile4805,150running085
273852   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4725,000running082
28102   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac46715,500engine6184
292266   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac4486,875running076
30111   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4216,800engine073
313112   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick4007,150running070
323713   Mike Skinner Glidden Paints   (Thee Dixon)Chevrolet3383,900running067
332122   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford2873,750engine064
341410   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet28712,100engine061
353351   Jeff Purvis Plasti-Kote   (James Finch)Oldsmobile1653,600camshaft058
363904   Bill Meacham Meacham Racing   (Charles Meacham)Oldsmobile1153,525ignition055
373449   Stanley Smith Interstate Batteries   (Stanley Smith)Buick253,475overheating052
382998   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet196,060crash049
392494   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile145,425crash046
403229   Andy Hillenburg MAX-Orb   (Andy Hillenburg)Buick63,400engine043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
42Mark Stahl82HootersMark StahlFord
43Gary Wright64Action Rent-to-OwnBilly WhiteChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8103   #29 spun turn 4 
11155  
16227   #94,98 accident frontstretch 
23158136  
1591624   #33,43,51,71 accident turn 1 
163410248  
4114155   #13 spun backstretch 
41643015  
4314344   #1 engine 
4354373  
4384403   #75 spun turn 1 
44147838  
4794813   #33,66 spun turn 2 
48249211  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.9%             Average green flag run: 57.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Petty18989
  Ken Schrader90912
  Bill Elliott92921
  Dave Marcis93931
  Kyle Petty9417380
  Rusty Wallace1741785
  Bill Elliott1791857
  Kyle Petty18621833
  Rusty Wallace21926446
  Bill Elliott2652662
  Kyle Petty267433167
  Rusty Wallace43444310
  Ken Schrader44448138
  Kyle Petty48249211

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 482    
2   Ricky Rudd 478   -4  
3   Harry Gant 423   -59  
4   Alan Kulwicki 414   -68  
5   Ernie Irvan 412   -70  
6   Kyle Petty 398   -84  
7   Darrell Waltrip 385   -97  
8   Dale Jarrett 380   -102  
9   Ken Schrader 379   -103  
10   Sterling Marlin 377   -105  
11   Mark Martin 371   -111  
12   Davey Allison 370   -112  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 358   -124  
14   Richard Petty 354   -128  
15   Joe Ruttman 337   -145  
16   Morgan Shepherd 337   -145  
17   Rusty Wallace 336   -146  
18   Chad Little 333   -149  
19   Dick Trickle 324   -158  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 318   -164