NASCAR Mello Yello 500

October 07, 1991

CONCORD, N.C. -- Geoff Bodine raced to the finish line on fumes and knocked off Davey Allison in the process to take his first NASCAR victory of 1991.

Bodine gained first place when Allison came in for gas on lap 317. Though Allison's stop barely reached 4 seconds, it helped Bodine open a 21-second edge that Allison couldn't close.

1. (6) Geoff Bodine, Ford Thunderbird, 334 laps, $92,200, 138.980 mph. 2. (2) Davey Allison, Ford Thunderbird, 334, $69,350. 3. (3) Alan Kulwicki, Ford Thunderbird, 333, $47,250. 4. (17) Harry Gant, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 333, $31,350. 5. (13) Sterling Marlin, Ford Thunderbird, 331, $25,100. 6. (24) Terry Labonte, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 330, $20,300. 7. (11) Michael Waltrip, Pontiac Grand Prix, 330, $17,700. 8. (19) Brett Bodine, Buick Regal, 330, $16,000. 9. (12) Darrell Waltrip, Chevrolet Lumina, 329, $12,500. 10. (27) Chad Little, Ford Thunderbird, 329, $12,300.

11. (9) Bill Elliott, Ford Thunderbird, 329, $16,700. 12. (39) Richard Petty, Pontiac Grand Prix, 329, $11,400. 13. (18) Rick Mast, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 329, $10,600. 14. (31) Ted Musgrave, Pontiac Grand Prix, 328, $9,050. 15. (7) Kyle Petty, Pontiac Grand Prix, 327, $$13,625. 16. (32) Joe Ruttman, Chevrolet Lumina, 326, $8,200. 17. (23) Rick Wilson, Buick Regal, 325, $7,800. 18. (35) Bobby Hillin Jr., Chevrolet Lumina, 324, $4,600. 19. (41) Wally Dallenbach, Ford Thunderbird, 323, $4,700. 20. (25) Jimmy Hensley, Pontiac Grand Prix, 323, $6,150.

21. (38) Larry Pearson, Chevrolet Lumina, 322, $4,175. 22. (30) Stanley Smith, Chevrolet Lumina, 321, $4,050. 23. (33) Jimmy Spencer, Chevrolet Lumina, 319, $6,700. 24. (29) Jimmy Means, Pontiac Grand Prix, 313, $3,850. 25. (15) Dale Earnhardt, Chevrolet Lumina, 302, engine, $22,460. 26. (22) Dale Jarrett, Ford Thunderbird, 302, engine, $6,388, 27. (8) Rusty Wallace, Pontiac Grand Prix, 296, $4,775. 28. (20) Morgan Shepherd, Ford Thunderbird, 292, engine, $10,525. 29. (14) Bobby Hamilton, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 283, engine, $4,100. 30. (4) Ernie Irvan, Chevrolet Lumina, 263, engine, $12,875.

31. (21) Greg Sacks, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 252, engine, $3,300. 32. (10) Ricky Rudd, Chevrolet Lumina, 232, accident 33. (28) Dave Marcis, Chevrolet Lumina, 225, accident 34. (26) Derrick Cope, Chevrolet Lumina, 225, accident 35. (1) Mark Martin, Ford Thunderbird, 212, engine 36. (16) Hut Stricklin, Buick Regal, 135, burnt piston 37. (37) Kerry Teague, Chevrolet Lumina, 124, accident 38. (5) Ken Schrader, Chevrolet Lumina, 59, piston. 39. (34) Gary Balough, Pontiac Grand Prix, 42, cam shaft. 40. (40) Mike Skinner, Chevrolet Lumina, 124, accident 41. (36) Dorsey Schroeder, Pontiac Grand Prix, 2, engine.

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