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1984 Firecracker 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 30
Wednesday, July 4, 1984 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:19:59
Average Speed: 171.204 mph
Pole Speed: 199.743 mph
Cautions: 3 for 15 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
222871   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile1555,255running097
41022   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard)Buick16021,850running5165
364267   Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock Dodge   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler413,075engine055
41 821   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford41,500engine040
12265   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15710,850running0127
91912   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1597,665running0138
342747   Ron Bouchard Hawaiian Punch   (Jack Beebe)Buick563,150carburetor061
163848   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1567,725running0115
382190   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford263,725transmission049
323497   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Chevrolet1151,700trail arm067
252017   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1524,615running088
8 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet15913,600running5147
6 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford16014,050running0150
14 74   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet1573,950running0121
243564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1534,625running091
21333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet16025,570running4175
284001   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet1451,950crash079
37298   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet401,550crash052
233952   Dale Jarrett Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1554,955running094
7 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet15911,975running11151
182375   Dave Marcis Coca-Cola   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac15611,250running0109
333095   Sterling Marlin Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet762,675engine064
353773   Steve Moore Reagan in '84   (Steve Moore)Chevrolet531,625push rod058
5 955   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet16010,450running0155
131566   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1576,485running0124
17 516   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet1563,400running1117
30167   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford13010,250engine278
1 643   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac16043,755running53180
262477   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet1522,250running085
114127   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac15711,350running0130
191784   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet1552,950running0106
213289   Dean Roper Tiki Tan   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac1552,650running0100
152215   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford15611,950running0118
101898   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet1579,255running0134
393151   Greg Sacks Native Tan   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet151,550ignition046
27336   Connie Saylor U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1504,330running082
403623   Morgan Shepherd Cap'n Coty's   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet61,500engine043
42111   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet01,500engine037
292541   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1394,160running076
201488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1556,015running0103
311211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet12610,225running070
3 128   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet16023,640running79175

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #21 engine 
94032  
41499   #8 accident backstretch 
50158109  
1591602   #01 accident turn 1 
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.4%             Average green flag run: 48.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt111
  Terry Labonte298
  Cale Yarborough10101
  Terry Labonte11122
  Dale Earnhardt13131
  Cale Yarborough14152
  Richard Petty163015
  Cale Yarborough314010
  Kyle Petty41422
  Richard Petty43431
  Cale Yarborough44518
  Terry Labonte52521
  Cale Yarborough537321
  Dale Earnhardt74741
  Bobby Allison75751
  Richard Petty76772
  Cale Yarborough78847
  Bobby Allison85862
  Harry Gant87871
  David Pearson88881
  Cale Yarborough89891
  Richard Petty90901
  Cale Yarborough91911
  Richard Petty92921
  Bobby Allison93942
  Dale Earnhardt95962
  Cale Yarborough9712428
  Harry Gant1251273
  Richard Petty12816033

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2359    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2307   -52  
3   Bill Elliott 2304   -55  
4   Terry Labonte 2293   -66  
5   Harry Gant 2229   -130  
6   Bobby Allison 2210   -149  
7   Ricky Rudd 2138   -221  
8   Neil Bonnett 2100   -259  
9   Richard Petty 2076   -283  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 2019   -340  
11   Ron Bouchard 1956   -403  
12   Tim Richmond 1881   -478  
13   Joe Ruttman 1808   -551  
14   Dave Marcis 1755   -604  
15   Rusty Wallace 1698   -661  
16   Kyle Petty 1645   -714  
17   Dick Brooks 1621   -738  
18   Trevor Boys 1536   -823  
19   Clark Dwyer 1486   -873  
20   Cale Yarborough 1420   -939