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1990 Motorcraft Quality Parts 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 29
Sunday, March 18, 1990 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:58
Average Speed: 156.849 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 3 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.32 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1990 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1990 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 13   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32885,000running216185
71011   Geoffrey Bodine Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford32819,250running80151
2 315   Morgan Shepherd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford32836,000running14175
41425   Ken Schrader Kodiak   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32822,900running10165
6 542   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac32815,075running3155
10 994   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile32612,300running2139
3304   Ernie Irvan Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile32831,957running1170
24 227   Rusty Wallace Miller Genuine Draft   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac31614,930engine196
26 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31212,755running190
5176   Mark Martin Folger's   (Jack Roush)Ford32820,850running0155
8317   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford32711,625running0142
92133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Oldsmobile32713,600running0138
111526   Brett Bodine Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3269,495running0130
12 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford32613,875running0127
132828   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford32612,155running0124
141166   Dick Trickle Phillips / TropArtic   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3269,935running0121
15 657   Jimmy Spencer Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3258,680running0118
16168   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Snickers   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3258,545running0115
172975   Rick Wilson Dinner Bell Foods   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile3248,235running0112
182721   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3227,625running0109
193419   Chad Little Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Chuck Little)Ford3224,415running0106
201898   Butch Miller Winn-Dixie   (Travis Carter)Chevrolet3214,970running0103
212290   Buddy Baker Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3194,135running0 
222071   Dave Marcis Big Apple Markets   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3177,050running097
232512   Mike Alexander Raybestos Brakes   (Bobby Allison)Buick3173,965running094
253243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3154,845running088
27 45   Ricky Rudd Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3076,545running082
283982   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford3003,660running079
291310   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Chevrolet2558,625engine076
304047   Jack Pennington Kanawha Insurance   (Derick Close)Oldsmobile2534,290engine073
312352   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2514,230engine070
323536   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2143,480engine067
333620   Rob Moroso Crown Petroleum   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1493,670engine064
342416   Larry Pearson Country Music TV   (David Pearson)Buick1356,095engine061
35262   Rick Mast U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1136,050engine058
363377   Ken Ragan Jasper Engines   (Marvin Ragan)Ford1013,350valve055
373818   Hut Stricklin Tri-Star Motorsports   (Mark Smith)Pontiac843,330valve052
381930   Michael Waltrip Maxwell House Coffee   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac535,960timing chain049
393701   Mickey Gibbs Special Days Inn   (Don Gibbs)Ford403,285valve046
40121   Terry Labonte Skoal   (Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile46,580engine043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Greg Sacks46SuperfloRick HendrickChevrolet
42A.J. Foyt14CopenhagenA.J. FoytOldsmobile
43J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingJ.D. McDuffiePontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
694   #1 engine failure 
10318309  
3193224   #27 engine failure 
3233242  
3253262   #8 spun turn 3 
3273282  
  Percent of race run under caution: 3.0%             Average green flag run: 79.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace111
  Dale Earnhardt25655
  Ken Schrader57615
  Geoffrey Bodine62643
  Darrell Waltrip65651
  Dale Earnhardt6611045
  Geoffrey Bodine11112111
  Sterling Marlin1221232
  Dale Earnhardt12416542
  Ken Schrader1661661
  Geoffrey Bodine16718418
  Dale Earnhardt18521935
  Morgan Shepherd2202278
  Ken Schrader2282314
  Geoffrey Bodine2322343
  Ernie Irvan2352351
  Kyle Petty2362383
  Dale Earnhardt23927537
  Geoffrey Bodine27632045
  Morgan Shepherd3213266
  Dale Earnhardt3273282

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 659    
2   Morgan Shepherd 601   -58  
3   Rusty Wallace 562   -97  
4   Kyle Petty 561   -98  
5   Geoffrey Bodine 538   -121  
6   Sterling Marlin 534   -125  
7   Bill Elliott 526   -133  
8   Jimmy Spencer 521   -138  
9   Ken Schrader 507   -152  
10   Dick Trickle 507   -152  
11   Ricky Rudd 492   -167  
12   Darrell Waltrip 488   -171  
13   Mark Martin 484   -175  
14   Brett Bodine 472   -187  
15   Ernie Irvan 467   -192  
16   Derrike Cope 459   -200  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 452   -207  
18   Harry Gant 437   -222  
19   Terry Labonte 428   -231  
20   Butch Miller 408   -251