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1985 Winston Western 500


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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 12 of 12
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, November 17, 1985 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
119 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (311.8 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:03
Average Speed: 105.065 mph
Pole Speed: 116.938 mph
Cautions: 3 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.45 sec
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1985 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
2 144   Terry Labonte   (WC)Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet11938,375running78
1 415   Ricky Rudd   (WC)Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford11937,875running27
5 73   Dale Earnhardt   (WC)Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11913,175running6
31312   Neil Bonnett   (WC)Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11918,550running3
6115   Geoffrey Bodine   (WC)Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11912,150running2
4 833   Harry Gant   (WC)Skoal   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet11916,225running1
7 311   Darrell Waltrip   (WC)Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11912,350running1
91275   Lake Speed   (WC)Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1187,255running1
82143   Richard Petty   (WC)STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1199,900running0
101047   Ron Bouchard   (WC)Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick1187,845running0
111518   Glen Steurer Hooper's   (Glen Steurer)Chevrolet1184,875running0
121678   Jim Robinson Hammer Security   (Lois Williams)Oldsmobile1175,615running0
13208   Bobby Hillin, Jr.   (WC)Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet1174,305running0
141832   Ruben Garcia Suncrest Motorhomes   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet1174,085running0
153173   Bill Schmitt California Cooler   (Bill Schmitt)Chevrolet1174,375running0
161498   Jim Bown Valvoline   (John Kieper)Chevrolet1173,420running0
17 622   Bobby Allison   (WC)Miller   (Bobby Allison)Buick1171,955running0
181971   Dave Marcis   (WC)AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1164,610running0
193507   Derrike Cope 7-Eleven   (George Jefferson)Ford1162,900running0
202652   Jimmy Means   (WC)Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1164,430running0
212477   Greg Sacks   (WC)Miller   (DiGard)Buick1168,255transmission0
223367   Buddy Arrington   (WC)Vinton Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1153,970running0
232890   Ken Schrader   (WC)Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1154,410running0
243616   Bill Osborne Hackmankars   (Bill Osborne / Wayne Hackman)Buick1152,340running0
252370   J.D. McDuffie   (WC)Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1143,155running0
261704   Hershel McGriff WAL Auction   (Gary Smith)Pontiac1141,425running0
27 97   Kyle Petty   (WC)7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1132,875running0
283764   Clark Dwyer   (WC)Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1122,825running0
293499   Blair Aiken Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet1111,275running0
303894   John Soares, Jr. R.P.M.   (John Soares, Jr. / Mike Kard)Pontiac1051,225running0
31 59   Bill Elliott   (WC)Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford9610,000running0
32396   Eddie Bierschwale   (WC)U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet882,675engine0
333017   Phil Parsons   (WC)Skoal   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet862,650engine0
342929   Scott Autrey McIntosh Ranch   (Dick Midgley)Oldsmobile791,125transmission0
352288   Buddy Baker   (WC)Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile782,600tie rod0
36252   Rusty Wallace   (WC)Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac703,500engine0
37 227   Tim Richmond   (WC)Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac462,475crash0
384035   Bud Hickey Vee-Lee / Stick OnlyChevrolet40950shocks0
394145   Rick McCray Erlich Motors   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet37925engine0
403224   Trevor Boys   (WC)Jim Testa   (Buddie Boys)Chevrolet14925steering0
412749   Ron Esau McDonald's   (James Hylton)Chevrolet102,925engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
St. James Davis22WSt. James RacingLaDonna DavisChrysler
Jeff Barrister1AFRBuick
Ray Kelly74Kelly Allison TransmissionRay KellyPontiac
Kevin Terris42Golden West RacingChevrolet
Norm Palmer93Palmer HomesNorm PalmerChrysler

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11818  
19213  
224019  
41444  
45473  
48503  
5111969  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.4%             Average green flag run: 27.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte199
  Darrell Waltrip10101
  Terry Labonte112010
  Ricky Rudd21211
  Dale Earnhardt22254
  Terry Labonte264116
  Lake Speed42421
  Terry Labonte437028
  Harry Gant71711
  Neil Bonnett72743
  Ricky Rudd75762
  Geoffrey Bodine77782
  Dale Earnhardt79802
  Terry Labonte819515
  Ricky Rudd9611924

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jim Robinson 584    
2   Hershel McGriff 565   -19  
3   Ruben Garcia 561   -23  
4   Glen Steurer 555   -29  
5   Blair Aiken 518   -66  
6   Jim Bown 511   -73  
7   Bill Osborne 506   -78  
8   Bill Schmitt 504   -80  
9   Derrike Cope 492   -92  
10   John Soares, Jr. 470   -114  
11   St. James Davis 335   -249  
12   Sumner McKnight 282   -302  
13   Bob Kennedy 238   -346  
14   Scott Autrey 192   -392  
15   Pat Mintey 189   -395  
16   Brad Tidrick 187   -397  
17   Jack Sellers 182   -402  
18   Jim Danielson 181   -403  
19   Bobby Fox 168   -416  
20   John Krebs 160   -424