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1987 Coca-Cola 600


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 29
Sunday, May 24, 1987 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:33:48
Average Speed: 131.483 mph
Pole Speed: 170.901 mph
Cautions: 12 for 68 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lp 3 sec
Attendance: 157,500
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 721   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford40089,405running35180
22026   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick39949,070running0170
31483   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile39927,625running0165
42843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac39824,925running0160
53117   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39816,900running0155
61911   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet39822,180running0150
71188   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile39812,000running0146
8 855   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile39813,400running0142
93789   Jim Sauter Evinrude Outboards   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac3969,400running0138
102327   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac39628,375running62139
113830   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet39313,390running0130
123067   Buddy Arrington Pannill Sweatshirts   (Buddy Arrington)Ford38411,770running0127
132275   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac37911,140crash1129
142771   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet36310,470running2126
154252   Jimmy Means In Fisherman / Turtle Wax   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac35811,150running0118
161628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford3516,550engine88120
173387   Randy Baker Sony   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet3385,500running0112
18215   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32212,700running7114
194074   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet3084,950engine0106
20 33   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30519,600running0103
21 91   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3004,850engine17105
22 222   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick29816,200engine1102
23 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford26782,050engine186104
24 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet2588,405engine091
252515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford25411,950crash088
261335   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24712,100engine085
27107   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford2296,945crash187
281877   Eddie Bierschwale All Pro Auto Parts   (Marvin Ragan)Ford2212,300crash079
29 490   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford2157,375engine076
30324   Rick Wilson Kodak   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2072,000crash073
31 616   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Chevrolet2022,600crash070
322444   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1794,615camshaft067
33296   Connie Saylor Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1774,555engine064
34158   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1628,750overheating061
353603   Allan Grice Foster's Lager   (John Sheppard)Oldsmobile1611,700rear end0 
361750   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac1141,650a frame055
372619   Derrike Cope Alugard   (Fred Stoke)Ford931,600water pump052
383518   Dale Jarrett Eric FreedlanderChevrolet844,310engine049
394112   Mark Martin Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile683,550engine046
403999   Brad Teague Slender You Figure Salons   (Ralph Ball)Chevrolet461,525electrical043
413462   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac281,525engine040
421229   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile191,525oil line037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Chet Fillip
Jesse Samples, Jr.
J.D. McDuffie
Tony Spanos
Donnie Allison
Graeme Crosby04
Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13131  
32409  
417636  
77837  
84863  
87904  
91944  
95984  
9910810  
1091124  
11318573  
1861905  
19120717  
2082169  
21723115  
2322398  
24028243  
2832864  
2872882  
2892935  
29432936  
3303334  
33438249  
3833875  
38840013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.0%             Average green flag run: 25.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott13232
  Dave Marcis33331
  Geoffrey Bodine34407
  Bill Elliott417737
  Alan Kulwicki78781
  Davey Allison7910224
  Bill Elliott1031097
  Dave Marcis1101101
  Brett Bodine11112717
  Bill Elliott12816740
  Davey Allison1681769
  Neil Bonnett1771771
  Bill Elliott1781869
  Bobby Allison1871871
  Bill Elliott18820215
  Davey Allison2032086
  Rusty Wallace20922012
  Bill Elliott22126646
  Davey Allison26728317
  Kyle Petty28429512
  Davey Allison29632732
  Kyle Petty3283336
  Rusty Wallace33438350
  Kyle Petty38440017

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1658    
2   Bill Elliott 1439   -219  
3   Neil Bonnett 1418   -240  
4   Terry Labonte 1403   -255  
5   Richard Petty 1380   -278  
6   Kyle Petty 1374   -284  
7   Rusty Wallace 1355   -303  
8   Darrell Waltrip 1307   -351  
9   Ken Schrader 1251   -407  
10   Ricky Rudd 1246   -412  
11   Morgan Shepherd 1226   -432  
12   Phil Parsons 1219   -439  
13   Benny Parsons 1154   -504  
14   Geoffrey Bodine 1133   -525  
15   Bobby Allison 1117   -541  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1108   -550  
17   Alan Kulwicki 1093   -565  
18   Sterling Marlin 1080   -578  
19   Michael Waltrip 1055   -603  
20   Harry Gant 985   -673