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1990 Mello Yello 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 29
Sunday, October 7, 1990 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:38:44
Average Speed: 137.428 mph
Pole Speed: 174.385 mph
Cautions: 6 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.59 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
212401   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford3243,775running0100
17191   Terry Labonte Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3307,475running0112
71310   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet33417,400running0146
36 711   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford18312,285camshaft360
291012   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick2514,300engine076
23315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford33451,800running2175
92517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33418,900running1143
403119   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford982,775crash043
332320   Jimmy Hensley Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile2403,625carburetor0 
101121   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford33314,625running0134
223723   Eddie Bierschwale Auto Finders   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile3233,650running097
35 425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20512,365engine058
8 126   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick33435,600running4147
381227   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac13311,995engine049
1 528   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford33490,650running57180
25153   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32012,275running088
33630   Michael Waltrip Maxwell House Coffee   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac33438,100running13170
26 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile30315,500engine190
27 34   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet28611,200running787
192241   Larry Pearson G.M. Production Auction   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet3294,075running0106
42042   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac33430,450running3165
201843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3295,425running0103
233044   Jimmy Horton Group 44   (Bob Tullius)Pontiac3233,525running094
121747   Jack Pennington Sandoz Chemicals   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile3337,650running0127
6165   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33418,425running0150
393552   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1263,410overheating046
413457   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac973,375crash040
14 66   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford33113,600running0121
30 866   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac2457,100crash073
282868   Bobby Hamilton Country Time   (Mark Smith)Pontiac2773,200running079
5417   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford33424,757running0155
133971   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet33110,800running0124
111475   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac33311,350running0130
31388   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick2445,750crash070
324082   Mark Stahl Hooters   (Mark Stahl)Ford2443,000running067
182983   Phil Parsons Baja Boats   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile3304,225running0 
15 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford33159,150running243128
372690   Buddy Baker Harris-Teeter   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1692,810rear end052
162194   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3307,925running0115
243297   Chuck Bown Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Tex Powell)Chevrolet3223,450running091
342798   Rick Mast Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet2353,550valve061

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
42Mike Skinner13Glidden PaintsThee DixonChevrolet
43Dave Mader III65Jasper EnginesDick BahrePontiac
44Rodney Combs89Evinrude OutboardsMueller BrothersPontiac
45Gary Wright64Action Rent-to-OwnBilly WhiteChevrolet
46Tommy Kendall40EDSMarc RenoChevrolet
47Kerry Teague13Rosenblum-Linro RacingJim RosenblumBuick
48J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
49Mike Potter74Wawak RacingBobby WawakPontiac
50Troy Beebe93Taco BellAllen BeebeBuick
51Tracy Leslie72Detroit GasketRon ParkerOldsmobile
52Jerry O'Neil53Aroneck RacingAlan AroneckOldsmobile
53H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac
54Bob Schacht54Schacht RacingBob SchachtOldsmobile
55Delma Cowart0Master's Economy InnH.L. WatersFord
56Bill Meacham04Meacham RacingCharles MeachamOldsmobile
57Bill Venturini35Amoco UltimateBill VenturiniChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16666  
67715   #52 spun turn 4 
7210029  
1011099   #19,57 accident frontstretch 
1101156  
1161238   #3 accident turn 4 
12416744  
1681714   #83,97 spun turn 4 
17223968  
2402434   #75 spun turn 2 
2442463  
2472537   #8,66 accident turn 4 
25433481  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.1%             Average green flag run: 42.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brett Bodine111
  Ernie Irvan287
  Brett Bodine9102
  Bill Elliott116353
  Darrell Waltrip64641
  Geoffrey Bodine65673
  Bill Elliott68234167
  Harry Gant2352351
  Bill Elliott23625823
  Davey Allison25930345
  Morgan Shepherd3043052
  Brett Bodine3063061
  Kyle Petty3073093
  Michael Waltrip31032213
  Davey Allison32333412

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mark Martin 3990    
2   Dale Earnhardt 3941   -49  
3   Bill Elliott 3541   -449  
4   Geoffrey Bodine 3535   -455  
5   Rusty Wallace 3412   -578  
6   Kyle Petty 3308   -682  
7   Ricky Rudd 3273   -717  
8   Morgan Shepherd 3217   -773  
9   Ernie Irvan 3171   -819  
10   Alan Kulwicki 3122   -868  
11   Davey Allison 3119   -871  
12   Ken Schrader 3112   -878  
13   Brett Bodine 3101   -889  
14   Sterling Marlin 3073   -917  
15   Terry Labonte 3023   -967  
16   Michael Waltrip 2978   -1012  
17   Harry Gant 2859   -1131  
18   Derrike Cope 2823   -1167  
19   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2793   -1197  
20   Dick Trickle 2713   -1277