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1986 Champion Spark Plug 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 29
Sunday, August 17, 1986 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:28
Average Speed: 135.376 mph
Pole Speed: 171.924 mph
Cautions: 5 for 38 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.45 sec
Attendance: 64,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
332008   Butch Miller Classic   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet1221,325camshaft064
382610   Greg Sacks TRW   (DiGard)Chevrolet601,195crash049
3 411   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20027,275running3170
341612   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1159,655handling061
211815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford19110,195running0100
234117   Jim Hull Duraliner   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile1915,390running094
392518   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet501,190engine046
29382   Rodney Combs Solder Seal / Gunk   (Robert Harrington)Pontiac1501,515transmission076
101521   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Chevrolet1996,605running0134
24 822   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1908,865running091
322923   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac1241,370running067
2 225   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20027,980running5175
301326   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1424,505engine073
6 727   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac19912,525running1155
72828   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford1996,815running0146
5123   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19918,750running34160
8 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet19914,815running0142
141435   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Bill Terry)Ford1984,210running2126
40234   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile371,185valve043
183043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1946,705engine0109
122444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile19811,370engine0127
361947   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick801,205crash055
4 65   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20017,225running21165
273551   David Simko Mound Steel   (Elmer Simko)Chevrolet1701,625running082
253952   Jimmy Means Axe Equipment   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1905,065running088
26 155   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1854,680crash190
20366   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1936,555running0103
162164   Eddie Bierschwale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1977,735running0115
9 966   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1995,700running0138
193267   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1946,375running0106
28227   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1698,570crash079
314070   J.D. McDuffie Winkle   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1294,190engine070
353471   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet843,990ignition058
373175   Jim Sauter Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac793,955transmission052
173377   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet1962,960running0112
13118   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1988,215running7129
152781   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1973,685running0118
223785   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet1912,085running097
411088   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile271,185rear end040
1 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20055,950running125185
111790   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19911,195running1135

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Howard Mark03Deland Truck CentersChevrolet
Dick Trickle42Matthews RacingBilly MatthewsChevrolet
Ronnie Thomas48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonChevrolet
Cliff Hucul60Pontiac
Joe Booher68Chevrolet
Gary Fedewa80Refrigeration SalesHarold BurkeChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond133
  Geoffrey Bodine42421
  Dale Earnhardt25251
  Alan Kulwicki26272
  Dale Earnhardt28336
  Bill Elliott346229
  Dale Earnhardt63631
  Darrell Waltrip64641
  Dale Earnhardt65684
  Rusty Wallace69691
  Dale Earnhardt70701
  Bill Elliott718111
  Dale Earnhardt82821
  Ken Schrader83831
  Dale Earnhardt8410118
  Bill Elliott10212625
  Dale Earnhardt1271282
  Benny Parsons1291291
  Tim Richmond1301312
  Bobby Hillin, Jr.1321387
  Bill Elliott13917234
  Darrell Waltrip1731742
  Bill Elliott17520026

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2910    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2769   -141  
3   Tim Richmond 2755   -155  
4   Bobby Allison 2545   -365  
5   Ricky Rudd 2539   -371  
6   Bill Elliott 2532   -378  
7   Rusty Wallace 2448   -462  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 2337   -573  
9   Kyle Petty 2277   -633  
10   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2267   -643  
11   Terry Labonte 2257   -653  
12   Harry Gant 2241   -669  
13   Richard Petty 2073   -837  
14   Ken Schrader 2036   -874  
15   Joe Ruttman 2000   -910  
16   Neil Bonnett 1891   -1019  
17   Morgan Shepherd 1842   -1068  
18   Michael Waltrip 1760   -1150  
19   Dave Marcis 1723   -1187  
20   Buddy Arrington 1683   -1227