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1987 Holly Farms 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 25 of 29
Sunday, October 4, 1987 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:36:09
Average Speed: 96.051 mph
Pole Speed: 115.196 mph
Cautions: 4 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 31,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 411   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40045,575running207185
2103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40026,950running137175
3 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford39925,450running39170
4 926   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick39811,205running0160
5185   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39811,975running11160
61121   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3989,425running0150
7 57   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3989,305running0146
8278   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3977,980running0142
91943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3975,310running0138
102027   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3979,975running0134
111575   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac3974,995running0130
12 217   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3973,325running0127
131215   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford3978,720running0124
141755   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3972,565running0121
15 690   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3964,910running0118
16 730   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet3954,355running0115
17 822   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3947,170running0112
181418   Dale Jarrett Coats & Clark   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet3944,995running0109
19 335   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3949,320running0106
201644   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3934,610running0103
212852   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3893,830running0100
253041   Ronnie Thomas Busch Polishes   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet3811,300running088
262228   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford3671,175running085
271367   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford2653,410engine082
282476   Hut Stricklin Jaehne Motorsports   (Skip Jaehne)Oldsmobile2071,925crash079
302171   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1982,625engine678
293162   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac2021,100engine076
312333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet242,575differential070
22256   Ernie Irvan U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3873,515running0 
232612   Larry Pollard B & C Auto Sales   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3863,480running0 
243264   Trevor Boys Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford3863,445running0 
322981   Slick Johnson Autcec   (Corey Fillip)Ford111,125engine0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Glenn Moffat
Lynn Gibson
Bobby Gerhart
Rodney Combs
Bill Hollar
Graham Taylor
Brandon Baker
Clark James
Joe Dan Bailey36National MotorsPontiac
Ronnie Adams38Adams RacingChevrolet
Kevin Evans54Gray RacingChevrolet
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
D. Wayne Strout97D. Wayne StroutOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13838  
39446  
45191147  
1921976  
19820710  
20821811  
219399181  
4004001  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.0%             Average green flag run: 94.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott13939
  Dave Marcis40456
  Dale Earnhardt46178133
  Geoffrey Bodine17918911
  Dale Earnhardt1901934
  Terry Labonte194400207

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4136    
2   Bill Elliott 3563   -573  
3   Terry Labonte 3446   -690  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3339   -797  
5   Neil Bonnett 3297   -839  
6   Ricky Rudd 3292   -844  
7   Rusty Wallace 3282   -854  
8   Richard Petty 3208   -928  
9   Kyle Petty 3154   -982  
10   Ken Schrader 3033   -1103  
11   Bobby Allison 2981   -1155  
12   Geoffrey Bodine 2892   -1244  
13   Sterling Marlin 2857   -1279  
14   Phil Parsons 2841   -1295  
15   Alan Kulwicki 2768   -1368  
16   Benny Parsons 2722   -1414  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2702   -1434  
18   Morgan Shepherd 2697   -1439  
19   Dave Marcis 2664   -1472  
20   Michael Waltrip 2542   -1594