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1983 Holly Farms 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 30
Sunday, October 2, 1983 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:28:56
Average speed: 100.716 mph
Pole speed: 114.539 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of victory: 2.7 sec
Attendance: 26000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1983 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1983 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 111   Darrell Waltrip Pepsi / Burger King   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40034800running252185
2 615   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler   (Bud Moore)Ford40015500running134175
3 722   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick40012855running1170
4 49   Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps   (Harry Melling)Ford4006345running12165
51344   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet3995820running0155
6 33   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3994675running1155
7 247   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick3984240running0146
8162   Morgan Shepherd ACM Equipment Sales   (Jim Stacy)Buick3989200running0142
91033   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick3988100running0138
10 827   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3983545running0134
11 988   Geoffrey Bodine Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3974110running0130
121443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3965950running0127
131175   Neil Bonnett Hodgdon   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Chevrolet3965875running0124
14 598   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick3942850running0121
151290   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3942640running0118
16157   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3932575running0115
171917   Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac3912875running0112
181867   Buddy Arrington Shockley Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler3892150running0109
192448   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3882100running0106
20226   D.K. Ulrich D.K. UlrichBuick3841475running0103
212041   Ronnie Thomas McCord Gaskets   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac383950running0100
222152   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet3811425running097
233082   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford366900running094
242364   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3651375running091
251771   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3486950cylinder088
262670   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2801825rear end085
272596   Jimmy Walker Walker Enterprises   (Will Cronkrite)Ford239800rear end082
282845   John McFadden Lebe's Tire Service   (John McFadden)Buick234775ignition079
292702   Mike Potter Reeder Racing   (Bud Reeder)Pontiac151250valve076
302968   Ed Baugess Baugess Racing   (Jim Fowler)Chevrolet13725oil pressure073

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1377377  
3783814   #90 spun turns 1/2 
38240019  
  Percent of race run under caution: 1.0%             Average green flag run: 198.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip1153153
  Ricky Rudd1541541
  Dale Earnhardt155274120
  Darrell Waltrip2752751
  Bill Elliott27628712
  Dale Earnhardt28830114
  Darrell Waltrip30237877
  Bobby Allison3793791
  Darrell Waltrip38040021

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 4078    
2   Darrell Waltrip 3987   -91  
3   Bill Elliott 3702   -376  
4   Richard Petty 3582   -496  
5   Harry Gant 3498   -580  
6   Neil Bonnett 3412   -666  
7   Terry Labonte 3348   -730  
8   Dale Earnhardt 3255   -823  
9   Ricky Rudd 3238   -840  
10   Joe Ruttman 3027   -1051  
11   Tim Richmond 3011   -1067  
12   Dick Brooks 2933   -1145  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 2876   -1202  
14   Dave Marcis 2847   -1231  
15   Kyle Petty 2834   -1244  
16   Buddy Arrington 2755   -1323  
17   Ron Bouchard 2657   -1421  
18   Sterling Marlin 2592   -1486  
19   Jimmy Means 2527   -1551  
20   Morgan Shepherd 2353   -1725