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1987 Miller High Life 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 29
Sunday, June 14, 1987 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:05:57
Average Speed: 122.166 mph
Pole Speed: 155.502 mph
Cautions: 9 for 45 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 65,000
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 325   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20040,325running82185
2 49   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20030,600running32175
31121   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford20024,575running1170
4 829   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile20011,505running0160
5 73   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20022,400running55160
61622   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick20014,600running0150
72315   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20014,825running5151
81375   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac2009,930running3147
9 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20011,905running1143
101588   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile2006,460running1139
112055   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile2005,215running0130
122628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford1993,995running0127
13 917   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1996,270running0124
14288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick19910,515running0121
151944   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1987,465running0118
162230   Michael Waltrip Bahre Racing   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet1987,240running1120
172190   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1989,150running0112
182908   Trevor Boys Andrew Scott Pack   (Andrew Scott)Chevrolet1982,965running0109
193752   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1976,665running0106
203064   Rodney Combs Jim Testa   (Elmo Langley)Ford1976,375running0103
213480   Jimmy Horton Miles Concrete   (George Smith)Ford1962,595running0100
223604   Charlie Rudolph Rudolph Racing   (Charlie Rudolph)Chevrolet1962,490running097
233112   Jim Bown Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1945,800running0 
243874   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1932,330running091
253367   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1925,480running088
263562   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac1872,220running085
272771   Dave Marcis Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1865,210running082
284070   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1742,110running079
291843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1715,580crash076
30107   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1505,765oil leak073
311226   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1474,680engine070
32 633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet1443,890engine067
33 235   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11911,010engine064
34251   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1101,755oil pan061
352418   Dale Jarrett Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1033,700ignition058
361450   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac941,645engine055
37 111   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet8513,915oil pump1957
383219   Derrike Cope Alugard   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet631,585axle049
393985   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet431,555ignition046
401727   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac149,525engine043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mike Potter
James Hylton
D.K. Ulrich
Charlie Baker
Ron Shephard
Tommie Crozier

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12323  
24274  
286033  
617010  
71755  
76783  
799012  
91933  
9412027  
1211288  
12914820  
1491535  
1541541  
1551573  
15817215  
1731786  
17919214  
1931953  
1962005  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.5%             Average green flag run: 15.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte144
  Tim Richmond52218
  Bill Elliott23231
  Dale Earnhardt244017
  Tim Richmond415717
  Bill Elliott58592
  Terry Labonte60601
  Kyle Petty61611
  Neil Bonnett62621
  Terry Labonte637614
  Michael Waltrip77771
  Ricky Rudd78825
  Bill Elliott83908
  Buddy Baker91911
  Neil Bonnett92932
  Bill Elliott9411421
  Dale Earnhardt1151206
  Geoffrey Bodine1211211
  Dale Earnhardt12215332
  Tim Richmond15420047

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1983    
2   Bill Elliott 1789   -194  
3   Neil Bonnett 1703   -280  
4   Kyle Petty 1635   -348  
5   Terry Labonte 1625   -358  
6   Darrell Waltrip 1582   -401  
7   Ricky Rudd 1529   -454  
8   Ken Schrader 1518   -465  
9   Richard Petty 1511   -472  
10   Rusty Wallace 1510   -473  
11   Phil Parsons 1446   -537  
12   Benny Parsons 1373   -610  
13   Morgan Shepherd 1363   -620  
14   Bobby Allison 1360   -623  
15   Geoffrey Bodine 1355   -628  
16   Sterling Marlin 1332   -651  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1314   -669  
18   Alan Kulwicki 1284   -699  
19   Michael Waltrip 1275   -708  
20   Dave Marcis 1145   -838