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1987 Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 29
Sunday, March 1, 1987 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:15:23
Average Speed: 117.556 mph
Pole Speed: 146.989 mph
Cautions: 10 for 55 laps
Margin of Victory: 11 sec
Attendance: 41,000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1143   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49253,900running319185
2 515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49228,135running70175
3 675   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac49217,875running36170
4 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49217,405running0160
51626   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49112,010running12160
62327   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49114,160running0150
7 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4905,060running0146
8 911   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49013,510running0142
9 128   Davey Allison Ranier-Lundy   (Harry Ranier)Ford4908,260running29143
10 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford48910,035running1139
112155   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4885,020running0130
121983   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile4873,820running1132
131722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick48710,620running0124
14158   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick48610,420running0121
151343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4868,175running0118
162021   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4827,025running0115
171830   Michael Waltrip Domino's Pizza   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4796,755running0112
183267   Eddie Bierschwale Pannill Knitting / TRW   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4776,445running0109
191244   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4765,985running0106
202970   J.D. McDuffie Winkle Motors   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac4743,920running0103
213793   Charlie Baker Salmon Racing   (Patsy Salmon)Chevrolet4632,265running0100
222652   Jimmy Means Turtle Wax / Car & Driver   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4615,395running097
233564   Jerry Cranmer Sunny King Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4615,160running094
243081   Chet Fillip Marshall Batteries   (Corey Fillip)Ford4412,040running091
25407   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4405,840running088
26416   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4354,680running085
273474   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet4181,865running082
282429   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile3391,815transmission079
291133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3354,495engine076
302550   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac3191,690crash073
311088   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile2431,600engine175
32 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2288,800engine272
333382   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford1271,480overheating064
34 435   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet7910,630engine2166
352871   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet794,115crash058
36311   Ron Bouchard Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet791,350crash055
374248   James Hylton Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet791,325crash052
382218   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet783,300crash049
393612   David Sosebee Sosebee Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet693,275crash046
403887   Patrick Latimer Baker Driving School   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet381,250crash043
412734   Jesse Samples, Jr. AAG Racing   (Ken Allen)Chevrolet81,250crash040
423968   Jerry Holden Altra-Dry   (Jerry Holden)Chevrolet81,250engine037

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
199  
10178  
183114  
32387  
39424  
43508  
518030  
819010  
9112434  
1251295  
130285156  
2862894  
2902945  
2952973  
2983069  
3073093  
3103178  
3183214  
3223232  
3243263  
327492166  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.2%             Average green flag run: 39.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison12929
  Dale Earnhardt30323
  Benny Parsons335321
  Dale Earnhardt548128
  Ken Schrader82821
  Buddy Baker83831
  Dale Earnhardt8412542
  Lake Speed1261261
  Dale Earnhardt12715226
  Neil Bonnett1531531
  Dale Earnhardt15416310
  Neil Bonnett1641641
  Dale Earnhardt16517814
  Neil Bonnett1791791
  Dale Earnhardt18019011
  Neil Bonnett19122333
  Geoffrey Bodine2242252
  Morgan Shepherd2262261
  Ricky Rudd22728660
  Morgan Shepherd2872871
  Dale Earnhardt28831124
  Ricky Rudd3123121
  Dale Earnhardt3133186
  Ricky Rudd3193279
  Dale Earnhardt32840881
  Morgan Shepherd40941810
  Dale Earnhardt41949274

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 345    
2   Dale Earnhardt 345   0  
3   Ricky Rudd 313   -32  
4   Neil Bonnett 302   -43  
5   Darrell Waltrip 293   -52  
6   Ken Schrader 290   -55  
7   Richard Petty 288   -57  
8   Morgan Shepherd 275   -70  
9   Bobby Allison 274   -71  
10   Phil Parsons 260   -85  
11   Terry Labonte 251   -94  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 245   -100  
13   Benny Parsons 241   -104  
14   Buddy Baker 240   -105  
15   Davey Allison 225   -120  
16   Lake Speed 217   -128  
17   Cale Yarborough 213   -132  
18   Michael Waltrip 209   -136  
19   Alan Kulwicki 206   -139  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 198   -147