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1988 Motorcraft Quality Parts 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 29
Sunday, March 20, 1988 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:37:42
Average Speed: 137.588 mph
Pole Speed: 176.623 mph
Cautions: 7 for 40 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.5 sec
Attendance: 62,000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 23   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32867,950running270185
2 427   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac32837,875running2175
31017   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32726,150running2170
41311   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet32719,575running2165
52121   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford32718,750running1160
6228   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick32613,300running0150
71888   Buddy Baker Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile32613,650running0146
8 925   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet32616,950running0142
9 515   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford32619,675running0138
112712   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick32511,020running2135
10324   Rick Wilson Kodak   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile32511,825running0134
13 890   Benny Parsons Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3228,930running44129
121630   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac32210,000running0127
153371   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3207,880running3123
164210   Ken Bouchard Whitcomb Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Ford3205,520running0115
172323   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile3194,410running0112
18342   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3186,100running0109
19 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford31211,940crash0106
201144   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3117,770running0103
223175   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac2899,600running1102
211733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet2965,985running0100
232443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2855,615engine094
242826   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick2535,430engine091
253889   Jim Sauter Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac2382,945cylinder head088
263668   Derrike Cope Purolator Filters   (Jim Testa)Ford1945,255running085
282992   David Sosebee War Eagle Construction   (Lucky Compton)Ford1652,210clutch079
294099   Dale Jarrett Saylor Racing   (Ralph Ball)Chevrolet1642,175brakes076
302047   Morgan Shepherd Shepherd Racing   (Morgan Shepherd)Buick1432,090grease seal073
31 76   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford1422,060crash070
33 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1098,725engine169
321929   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile1272,030brakes067
34 614   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile852,430engine061
353077   Ken Ragan Bob Beard   (Marvin Ragan)Ford841,930engine058
363531   Brad Teague Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile801,905crash055
371555   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile714,585crash052
381483   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile491,865cylinder head049
39127   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford294,515engine046
404128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford2911,160crash043
413736   H.B. Bailey National Motors   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac121,760oil leak040
423952   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac34,410engine037
142598   Brad Noffsinger Sunoco   (Mike Curb)Buick3215,310running0 
272697   Rodney Combs AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Buick1723,095cylinder head0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mickey Gibbs01Gibbs Knuckle RacingDon GibbsFord
Dale Jarrett1Port-A-LubeHoss EllingtonBuick
Dave Pletcher03Wild TurkeyJ.C. WeaverFord
Steve Moore22Hesco Exhaust SystemsRoger HambyChevrolet
Greg Sacks50Dingman Brothers RacingDingman BrothersPontiac
Jocko Maggiacomo63Jim RosenblumChevrolet
Buddy Arrington67Pannill SweatshirtsBuddy ArringtonFord
Jimmy Horton80S & H RacingGeorge SmithFord
Rick Jeffrey86SlenderizersDoreen JeffreyChevrolet
Charlie Baker93Baker RacingPatsy SalmonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22254  
26305  
31377  
387235  
73775  
78869  
87904  
9114252  
1431519  
152297146  
2983014  
30231817  
3193257  
3263283  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 36.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine111
  Dale Earnhardt22221
  Dave Marcis23253
  Dale Earnhardt266843
  Benny Parsons69691
  Dale Earnhardt70734
  Neil Bonnett74741
  Dale Earnhardt758612
  Benny Parsons8711327
  Dale Earnhardt11414128
  Rusty Wallace1421432
  Dale Earnhardt14420057
  Benny Parsons2012055
  Bobby Allison2062072
  Darrell Waltrip2082092
  Kyle Petty2102101
  Terry Labonte2112122
  Dale Earnhardt21325442
  Benny Parsons25526511
  Dale Earnhardt26632863

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Neil Bonnett 632    
2   Dale Earnhardt 628   -4  
3   Rusty Wallace 593   -39  
4   Sterling Marlin 575   -57  
5   Darrell Waltrip 561   -71  
6   Bobby Allison 547   -85  
7   Terry Labonte 543   -89  
8   Buddy Baker 537   -95  
9   Ken Schrader 534   -98  
10   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 516   -116  
11   Bill Elliott 515   -117  
12   Ricky Rudd 485   -147  
13   Kyle Petty 484   -148  
14   Lake Speed 436   -196  
15   Dave Marcis 432   -200  
16   Davey Allison 432   -200  
17   Geoffrey Bodine 423   -209  
18   Michael Waltrip 418   -214  
19   Phil Parsons 413   -219  
20   Dale Jarrett 391   -241