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1988 Miller High Life 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 29
Sunday, September 11, 1988 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .750 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:07:57
Average Speed: 95.77 mph
Pole Speed: 122.85 mph
Cautions: 5 for 42 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.37 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford40057,800running262185
2193   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40029,625running78175
32211   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40020,525running5170
4286   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford40010,925running0160
5317   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford40015,825running0155
62721   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39910,400running0150
7209   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford39911,600running1151
82517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3989,100running0142
92975   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac3988,900running0138
101371   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3978,600running0134
11 715   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford39710,070running0130
12 630   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3976,000running0127
13 888   Greg Sacks Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile3965,750running0 
14118   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3965,160running0121
153329   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile3954,430running0118
162444   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3945,130running0115
17 212   Mike Alexander Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3947,975running22117
18 425   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3938,865running0109
191510   Ken Bouchard Hinder Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Ford3924,050running0106
201090   Benny Parsons Accu-Turn   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3925,275running0103
21 997   Rodney Combs GM Tech Team   (Tom Winkle)Buick3922,020running0100
22235   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3904,315running097
231432   Lee Faulk Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile3881,920running0 
242655   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3614,175running091
25 531   Butch Miller Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile3522,730axle18 
261226   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3495,010engine1490
271723   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile3391,760engine082
28352   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac2921,990engine079
293652   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2593,210fatigue076
301866   Bob Schacht Tom ReetBuick1381,650brakes0 
313457   Morgan Shepherd Heinz Ketchup   (Morgan Shepherd)Buick591,590handling070
321633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet363,710crash067
33 34   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile362,150engine064
343243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac262,900crash061
352127   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac189,650crash058
363083   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile111,400crash055

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rayvon Clark20Rob Ziglar
Randy Morrison37Ford
Ben Hess40Hess RacingBen HessOldsmobile
Lennie Pond54Heritage Chevrolet / American Home CareHenley GrayChevrolet
Ron Esau67Pannill KnittingBuddy ArringtonFord
Derrike Cope68PurolatorJim TestaFord
J.D. McDuffie70J.D. McDuffiePontiac
Jay Sommers78R.A. ZiglerChevrolet
Brad Noffsinger98SunocoMike CurbBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
21312   #43,83,5,27 accident turns 1/2 
142714  
28325   #43 accident turn 3 
33375  
38469   #2,33,52 accident turn 2 
478943  
909910   #83 accident turn 2 
100325226  
3263316   #55 spun turn 1 
33240069  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.5%             Average green flag run: 59.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison166
  Mike Alexander72822
  Butch Miller294618
  Dale Earnhardt478741
  Bill Elliott88881
  Dale Earnhardt8912537
  Davey Allison12619873
  Ricky Rudd1991991
  Terry Labonte2002034
  Davey Allison204309106
  Ricky Rudd3103123
  Terry Labonte3133131
  Davey Allison31433724
  Ricky Rudd33834710
  Davey Allison34840053

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 3363    
2   Dale Earnhardt 3246   -117  
3   Rusty Wallace 3244   -119  
4   Terry Labonte 2966   -397  
5   Ken Schrader 2941   -422  
6   Geoffrey Bodine 2888   -475  
7   Sterling Marlin 2819   -544  
8   Darrell Waltrip 2811   -552  
9   Phil Parsons 2752   -611  
10   Davey Allison 2694   -669  
11   Ricky Rudd 2579   -784  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2563   -800  
13   Mark Martin 2482   -881  
14   Kyle Petty 2457   -906  
15   Alan Kulwicki 2413   -950  
16   Lake Speed 2322   -1041  
17   Neil Bonnett 2236   -1127  
18   Michael Waltrip 2221   -1142  
19   Richard Petty 2154   -1209  
20   Dale Jarrett 2153   -1210