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1991 Heinz Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 29
Sunday, September 1, 1991 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:45:18
Average Speed: 133.508 mph
Pole Speed: 162.506 mph
Cautions: 8 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: 10.97 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile367179,450running152185
2 64   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet36740,525running14175
3 925   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36726,940running0165
41710   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet36624,330running0160
52394   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile36619,515running0155
61522   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford36512,875running0150
7 411   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford36518,230running0146
8 33   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36520,470running22147
93275   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Chevrolet36511,990running0138
102168   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile36414,250running5139
11241   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile36411,015running8135
12 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford36321,120running151132
13228   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36310,930running0124
142726   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3639,940running0121
15185   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36314,100running0118
163043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3639,380running0115
172612   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3639,110running0112
18 29   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford36213,935running0109
191115   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford36112,755running0106
203155   Ted Musgrave Jasper Engines   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3607,785running1108
213347   Greg Sacks Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3585,260running0100
221642   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac35712,140engine097
231424   Dick Trickle Team III Racing   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac3545,770running094
241217   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet3515,605running196
25 821   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3507,545running193
263587   Randy Baker Armour Classics   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet3434,585running085
272930   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3337,150running082
283452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3094,365engine079
29106   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford30314,255engine1281
301941   Larry Pearson Kellogg's   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet2444,195engine073
312098   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet2206,660valve070
32132   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac2145,045engine067
333671   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1736,455engine064
342566   Lake Speed TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1565,820engine061
35 77   Alan Kulwicki Hooters   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford14810,710engine058
362819   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford1233,650engine055
373782   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford143,580flagged052
383848   James Hylton D & M Transportation   (James Hylton)Buick123,540flagged049

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
39H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
13434  
35384   #19 spun turn 3 
396931  
70734   oil on track 
748512  
86894   debris turn 2 
90204115  
2052084   #21 stalled turn 4 
20921810  
2192235   oil on track 
22423310  
2342374   #30 accident turn 4 
2382403  
2412444   #15,26 spun turn 2 
24529652  
2973004   #30 accident turn 2 
30136767  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 37.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison13535
  Ted Musgrave36361
  Dale Earnhardt37393
  Mark Martin40445
  Davey Allison455612
  Ernie Irvan577014
  Darrell Waltrip71711
  Bobby Hamilton72732
  Dale Earnhardt74752
  Davey Allison768914
  Dale Earnhardt9010617
  Davey Allison10713327
  Mark Martin1341385
  Dale Jarrett1391391
  Bobby Hamilton1401423
  Rick Mast1431508
  Harry Gant15119949
  Mark Martin2002012
  Harry Gant20223433
  Davey Allison23529763
  Harry Gant29836770

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3142    
2   Ricky Rudd 3053   -89  
3   Ernie Irvan 2979   -163  
4   Davey Allison 2940   -202  
5   Mark Martin 2901   -241  
6   Ken Schrader 2826   -316  
7   Sterling Marlin 2735   -407  
8   Darrell Waltrip 2719   -423  
9   Harry Gant 2656   -486  
10   Rusty Wallace 2590   -552  
11   Bill Elliott 2572   -570  
12   Michael Waltrip 2470   -672  
13   Morgan Shepherd 2399   -743  
14   Dale Jarrett 2362   -780  
15   Hut Stricklin 2358   -784  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2335   -807  
17   Joe Ruttman 2192   -950  
18   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2136   -1006  
19   Geoffrey Bodine 2130   -1012  
20   Rick Mast 2095   -1047