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1984 Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 30
Sunday, September 2, 1984 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:54:02
Average Speed: 128.27 mph
Pole Speed: 155.502 mph
Cautions: 8 for 51 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 sec
Attendance: 62,000
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
343271   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile763,440vibration061
10 722   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard)Buick35816,200running1139
284167   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler1504,925engine079
253836   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2232,875crash088
31921   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford36712,200running0165
273087   Randy Baker Domino's Pizza   (Buck Baker)Buick1592,065overheating082
12135   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33610,660running0127
30 412   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1242,560engine073
332247   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick793,795engine064
112948   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3517,780running0130
62390   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford36410,350running1155
20376   Clark Dwyer U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3096,205running0103
38203   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet577,860engine049
15129   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford32811,200crash22123
19274   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet3123,010running0106
223964   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2705,355running097
1 133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet36746,180running277185
23248   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet2532,495running094
363418   Slick Johnson Satterfield Racing   (Leon Satterfield)Chevrolet701,495engine055
8 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet3598,800running27147
211475   Dave Marcis RahMoc EnterprisesPontiac30710,615running0100
392695   Sterling Marlin Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet572,305crash046
243370   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2284,960engine091
184052   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3167,320running0109
9 855   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet3594,750running0138
72566   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet3625,550running0146
41 916   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet281,250valve040
32367   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford919,990crash067
291643   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1294,935engine076
263577   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet1982,170ignition085
2 527   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac36729,420running1175
161784   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet3283,640running2120
51115   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford36417,050running0155
131098   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet3347,295ignition8129
372151   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet611,415engine052
313123   Connie Saylor Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet1091,845engine070
352817   Morgan Shepherd Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet753,025engine058
14 21   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3314,395crash28126
41888   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac36514,405running0160
40 311   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet289,950engine043
171528   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet3253,350engine0112

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Doug Heveron
Ronnie Thomas
Louie Littlepage
Rick Newsom
Mark Stahl

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Harry Gant13333
  Bobby Allison34341
  Harry Gant356026
  Jody Ridley61611
  Bill Elliott62698
  Terry Labonte709627
  Jody Ridley97971
  Joe Ruttman981058
  Harry Gant10613126
  Dick Brooks1321321
  Bill Elliott13314513
  Harry Gant146245100
  Bill Elliott2462461
  Harry Gant2472526
  Lake Speed25328028
  Harry Gant28132949
  Tim Richmond3303301
  Harry Gant33136737

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 3290    
2   Harry Gant 3208   -82  
3   Bill Elliott 3207   -83  
4   Dale Earnhardt 3182   -108  
5   Bobby Allison 3068   -222  
6   Darrell Waltrip 3067   -223  
7   Ricky Rudd 2822   -468  
8   Neil Bonnett 2752   -538  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 2716   -574  
10   Ron Bouchard 2711   -579  
11   Richard Petty 2666   -624  
12   Tim Richmond 2585   -705  
13   Joe Ruttman 2431   -859  
14   Dave Marcis 2429   -861  
15   Rusty Wallace 2410   -880  
16   Dick Brooks 2320   -970  
17   Kyle Petty 2272   -1018  
18   Trevor Boys 2174   -1116  
19   Clark Dwyer 2043   -1247  
20   Phil Parsons 2023   -1267