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1991 Daytona 500 By STP


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 29
Sunday, February 17, 1991 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:30
Average Speed: 148.148 mph
Pole Speed: 195.955 mph
Cautions: 9 for 36 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 145,000
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1991 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1991 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
16 642   Kyle Petty Mello Yello   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac19741,580crash51125
241017   Darrell Waltrip Western Auto   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet19025,540crash1396
251133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile19026,385crash088
263310   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet18928,180crash085
27 82   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Pontiac18826,425crash387
29 512   Hut Stricklin Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick18533,865crash076
393952   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2917,660crash046
413220   Sammy Swindell Glad Bag   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile2816,500crash040
422518   Greg Sacks U.S. Navy   (Greg Sacks)Chevrolet2017,450crash037
371688   Buddy Baker U.S. Marines   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3518,800engine052
402398   Jimmy Spencer Banquet Frozen Foods   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet2920,200fire043
321911   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford15028,150oil leak067
362251   Jeff Purvis Plasti-Kote   (James Finch)Oldsmobile3718,360overheating055
343415   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford7023,490piston061
381330   Michael Waltrip Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3521,520piston049
1 24   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet200233,000running29180
21222   Sterling Marlin Maxwell House Coffee   (Junior Johnson)Ford200133,925running7175
31475   Joe Ruttman Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile200111,450running11170
4 71   Rick Mast Skoal Classic   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile200100,900running14165
5 43   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200113,850running46160
61721   Dale Jarrett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford19974,900running0150
73627   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Rob Moroso Memorial   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile19950,925running0146
8277   Alan Kulwicki U.S. Army   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford19952,450running0142
9 95   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19952,600running0138
102068   Bobby Hamilton Country Time Drink Mix   (Mark Smith)Oldsmobile19943,500running0134
112866   Dick Trickle TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac19939,525running0130
124023   Eddie Bierschwale Auto Finders   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile19931,550running0127
133194   Terry Labonte Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile19834,355running0124
143019   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford19829,540running0121
15 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford19777,350running26123
173824   Mickey Gibbs U.S. Air Force   (Sam McMahon)Pontiac19724,560running0112
183590   Robby Gordon Publix Supermarkets   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19623,740running0109
19 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19543,120running0106
202973   Phil Barkdoll X-1R / Metal Center   (Phil Barkdoll)Oldsmobile19424,160running0103
21186   Mark Martin Folger's Coffee   (Jack Roush)Ford19331,955running0100
224126   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick19323,400running097
232189   Jim Sauter Tiki Tan / Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac19221,845running094
28159   Bill Elliott Coors Light   (Harry Melling)Ford18828,670running079
303755   Ted Musgrave Mr. Rooter   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac18018,710running073
312425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17622,330running070
33268   Rick Wilson Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick13721,545running064
354271   Dave Marcis U.S. Coast Guard   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4019,185valve058

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Rich Bickle47Kanawha InsuranceDerick CloseOldsmobile
44Rick Jeffrey95TexacoSadler BrothersChevrolet
45Brian Ross13Glidden PaintsThee DixonBuick
46Gary Balough34Allen's GlassKen AllenChevrolet
47Jimmy Horton80Miles ConcreteGeorge SmithChevrolet
48J.D. McDuffie70Son's Auto SupplyJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
49Dave Mader III65Jasper / Folsom RacingClint FolsomChevrolet
50Phil Parsons96Ferrari of Los GatosItal. Connection/Gerald SmithChevrolet
51Dorsey Schroeder69LC RacingLucky ComptonFord
52Bill Venturini35Amoco UltimateBill VenturiniChevrolet
53Philip Duffie45Fulcher RacingBobby FulcherOldsmobile
54Chuck Bown72Kellogg's Corn FlakesTex PowellOldsmobile
55Delma Cowart0Master's Economy InnH.L. WatersFord
56Brad Teague99Traffic EngineeringRalph BallChevrolet
57Mark Stahl82HootersMark StahlFord
58Blackie Wangerin39Wangerin RacingBlackie WangerinFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11414  
15173   #20 spun backstretch 
18214  
22265   #8,18 accident turn 2 
27315  
32354   #20,51,52,55 accident tri-oval 
36372  
38414   #73 spun turn 4 
426827  
69746   #12 spun turn 4 
75773  
78814   #11,89 spun turn 4 
82184103  
1851884   #43,90 accident backstretch 
1891891  
1901934   #2,10,12,17,33 accident tri-oval 
1941985  
1992002   #3,28,42 accident backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.0%             Average green flag run: 18.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison111
  Dale Earnhardt21312
  Davey Allison142613
  Dale Earnhardt27326
  Kyle Petty33364
  Sterling Marlin37382
  Kyle Petty39424
  Dale Earnhardt436422
  Joe Ruttman657410
  Davey Allison758410
  Sterling Marlin85895
  Rick Mast9010314
  Kyle Petty10412320
  Joe Ruttman1241241
  Ernie Irvan1251339
  Darrell Waltrip13414613
  Kyle Petty14716923
  Ernie Irvan17018314
  Davey Allison1841852
  Rusty Wallace1861883
  Dale Earnhardt1891946
  Ernie Irvan1952006

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ernie Irvan 180    
2   Sterling Marlin 175   -5  
3   Joe Ruttman 170   -10  
4   Rick Mast 165   -15  
5   Dale Earnhardt 160   -20  
6   Dale Jarrett 150   -30  
7   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 146   -34  
8   Alan Kulwicki 142   -38  
9   Ricky Rudd 138   -42  
10   Bobby Hamilton 134   -46  
11   Dick Trickle 130   -50  
12   Eddie Bierschwale 127   -53  
13   Kyle Petty 125   -55  
14   Terry Labonte 124   -56  
15   Davey Allison 123   -57  
16   Chad Little 121   -59  
17   Mickey Gibbs 112   -68  
18   Robby Gordon 109   -71  
19   Richard Petty 106   -74  
20   Phil Barkdoll 103   -77