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1986 Valleydale 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, April 6, 1986 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:14
Average Speed: 89.747 mph
Pole Speed: 114.85 mph
Cautions: 7 for 56 laps
Margin of Victory: 10.69 sec
Attendance: 34,500
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
61022   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4992,900running2155
202995   Davey Allison Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet4411,350running0103
173167   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knits   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4774,370running0112
291894   Eddie Bierschwale Kodak Film   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac102780crash076
24 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2388,640engine2396
30 212   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet748,350crash6378
252698   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1833,750axle088
18326   Trevor Boys U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4664,260running0109
10 63   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49710,650running106139
5129   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49912,050running0155
112818   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet4961,750running0130
222581   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford3191,020engine097
4 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet49911,770running0160
212317   Doug Heveron Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3514,030engine0100
28168   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1033,790crash184
152235   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Bill Terry)Ford4832,000running0118
7 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4988,250running47151
271571   Dave Marcis Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1033,480crash082
162108   Butch Miller Miller Racing   (Leroy Throop)Buick4821,260running0 
9177   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford4977,750running0138
141143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4914,760running0121
8 325   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4982,550running0142
231975   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac2563,840engine094
2 815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford50020,125running0170
19 926   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4431,140running0106
132090   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4925,130running0124
313064   Morgan Shepherd Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford222,940engine070
262741   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1571,370crash085
11427   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac50034,760running174185
3 711   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50017,825running84170
322423   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Buick22750engine067
12134   Rick Wilson Bewley Oldsmobile   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4942,100running0127

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Earle Canavan01Gates RubberEarle CanavanPontiac
Willy T. Ribbs30Red Roof InnsDiGardChevrolet
James Hylton48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonChevrolet
Jimmy Means52Means RacingJimmy MeansPontiac
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Jonathan Lee Edwards92Edwards RacingJonathan Lee Edwards

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine11111
  Neil Bonnett127463
  Dale Earnhardt75762
  Bobby Hillin, Jr.77771
  Dale Earnhardt7816083
  Geoffrey Bodine16117212
  Dale Earnhardt17319220
  Terry Labonte19323947
  Rusty Wallace24030768
  Bobby Allison3083092
  Rusty Wallace3103145
  Darrell Waltrip31536046
  Dale Earnhardt3613611
  Darrell Waltrip36239938
  Rusty Wallace400500101

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 825    
2   Terry Labonte 794   -31  
3   Dale Earnhardt 767   -58  
4   Rusty Wallace 735   -90  
5   Bill Elliott 690   -135  
6   Geoffrey Bodine 670   -155  
7   Kyle Petty 647   -178  
8   Harry Gant 614   -211  
9   Tim Richmond 613   -212  
10   Richard Petty 584   -241  
11   Tommy Ellis 577   -248  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 560   -265  
13   Bobby Allison 556   -269  
14   Buddy Arrington 542   -283  
15   Ricky Rudd 537   -288  
16   Ron Bouchard 514   -311  
17   Morgan Shepherd 507   -318  
18   Neil Bonnett 500   -325  
19   Lake Speed 482   -343  
20   Ken Schrader 479   -346