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1987 Pepsi Firecracker 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 15 of 29
Saturday, July 4, 1987 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:29:00
Average Speed: 161.074 mph
Pole Speed: 198.085 mph
Cautions: 4 for 20 laps
Margin of Victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 68,000
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
30294   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile1523,955crash073
412499   Brad Teague Slender You Figure Salons   (Ralph Ball)Chevrolet51,930crash040
242729   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile1552,805engine091
313564   Rodney Combs Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1264,890engine070
32157   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1205,130engine067
343498   Ed Pimm CP-1 Oil Boosters   (Mike Curb)Buick1102,080engine061
363601   Dave Pletcher Ernie Haine   (J.C. Weaver)Ford652,030engine055
353335   Benny Parsons Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet10911,255fatigue058
402283   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile101,930fuel pump043
39195   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet178,955overheating046
11122   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick16057,375running2180
2 988   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile16030,800running1175
32871   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet16027,805running23170
42617   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet16017,470running6165
5 426   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick16017,130running0155
6133   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet16022,160running22155
7 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford16015,850running32156
8 627   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac16015,760running5147
91633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet16010,315running0138
10 511   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet16016,135running3139
11 71   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Buick1606,025running1135
12 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford16016,990running30132
13148   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick15911,670running0124
141715   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford15912,855running0121
154055   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1594,490running0118
161844   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1597,870running0115
171221   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford15810,830running0112
181075   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1587,305running0109
192030   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet1586,845running0106
20 128   Davey Allison Havoline Star   (Harry Ranier)Ford15710,480running32113
213881   Chet Fillip Warr Valves   (Corey Fillip)Ford1573,130running0100
222325   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1573,330running3102
234118   Dale Jarrett Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1566,110running094
253750   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac1552,805running088
262143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1555,650running085
273212   Larry Pollard Hamby Automotive   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1555,280running0 
282567   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1545,870running079
293952   Jimmy Means Voyles Auto Salvage   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet1545,060running076
333077   Eddie Bierschwale TRW   (Marvin Ragan)Ford1172,105running064
38 814   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile281,980transmission049
373182   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford592,005wheel bearing052

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Delma Cowart0Hilliard's RestaurantsH.L. WatersChevrolet
Connie Saylor6KrogerD.K. UlrichChevrolet
Blackie Wangerin39Wangerin RacingBlackie WangerinFord
Tony Spanos48Hylton RacingJames HyltonChevrolet
Steve Christman62AC Spark PlugsTom WinklePontiac
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Phil Barkdoll73Helen Rae SpecialPhil BarkdollChevrolet
Bobby Wawak74Wawak RacingBobby WawakChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
7126  
136755  
68725  
739523  
961005  
10115151  
1521554  
1561605  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.5%             Average green flag run: 28.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison13131
  Bill Elliott32409
  Ken Schrader41433
  Buddy Baker44441
  Terry Labonte45462
  Dave Marcis47515
  Tim Richmond52543
  Bill Elliott55573
  Davey Allison58581
  Bill Elliott59613
  Dale Earnhardt62687
  Bill Elliott698315
  Ken Schrader849512
  Darrell Waltrip96961
  Ken Schrader971015
  Rusty Wallace1021065
  Darrell Waltrip1071115
  Dale Earnhardt11212615
  Ken Schrader12713711
  Dave Marcis1381414
  Terry Labonte1421421
  Brett Bodine1431431
  Dave Marcis14415714
  Ken Schrader1581581
  Bobby Allison1591602

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2469    
2   Bill Elliott 2142   -327  
3   Neil Bonnett 2094   -375  
4   Terry Labonte 2008   -461  
5   Kyle Petty 2003   -466  
6   Darrell Waltrip 1966   -503  
7   Ken Schrader 1955   -514  
8   Ricky Rudd 1946   -523  
9   Richard Petty 1873   -596  
10   Rusty Wallace 1857   -612  
11   Phil Parsons 1799   -670  
12   Bobby Allison 1764   -705  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1712   -757  
14   Sterling Marlin 1694   -775  
15   Morgan Shepherd 1669   -800  
16   Benny Parsons 1630   -839  
17   Geoffrey Bodine 1618   -851  
18   Dave Marcis 1548   -921  
19   Alan Kulwicki 1500   -969  
20   Michael Waltrip 1494   -975