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1983 Virginia National Bank 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 30
Sunday, April 24, 1983 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.525 mile paved track (262.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:57:14
Average speed: 66.46 mph
Pole speed: 89.91 mph
Cautions: 9 for 105 laps
Margin of victory: .8 sec
Attendance: 33000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1983 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1983 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 311   Darrell Waltrip Pepsi Challenger   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50035225running296185
2 833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick50020200running1175
3 622   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick50015780running33170
4 498   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick5008870running0160
5 13   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet5009670running100160
6 744   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4995600running0150
71247   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4974980running0146
81690   Dick Brooks Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4954095running0142
92267   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4933760running0138
102352   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet4913550running0134
11267   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven "Shamrock"   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4913240running0130
121917   Sterling Marlin Hesco Exhaust   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac4883930running0127
13326   D.K. Ulrich Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4872745running0124
142048   Lennie Pond Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4852400running0121
151827   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4851775running58123
161375   Neil Bonnett National Engineering   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Chevrolet4802350engine0115
17 943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4345875crash1117
182941   Ronnie Thomas Advance Auto Parts   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac4281150crash0109
192571   Dave Marcis Hudson   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4257225running0106
203102   Rick Newsom Reeder Racing   (Bud Reeder)Buick4201600running0103
21179   Bill Elliott Melling Oil Pumps   (Harry Melling)Ford4171590running0100
222764   Tommy Gale Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick3901580engine097
23141   Lake Speed UNO / Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3781170brakes094
242408   Rick McCray Coors   (Rick McCray)Pontiac3591060rear end091
25 288   Geoffrey Bodine Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3514550crash1193
261115   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler   (Bud Moore)Ford3517240crash085
27102   Mark Martin ACM Equipment Sales   (Jim Stacy)Buick3017330rear end082
282818   Slick Johnson Havoline   (Leon Satterfield)Buick2401020overheating079
293049   Trevor Boys Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet2041010oil leak076
302126   Ronnie Hopkins Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Buick1291000engine073
31 521   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford951500crash070
321501   Morgan Shepherd Zervakis Racing   (Emanuel Zervakis)Buick81000oil leak067

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
35048  
519646  
971037  
10412017  
1211277  
12815730  
1581647  
16521147  
2122209  
22126545  
2662694  
27035384  
3543629  
36343674  
4374437  
44448441  
4854917  
4925009  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.0%             Average green flag run: 39.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd15151
  Geoffrey Bodine526110
  Darrell Waltrip6212766
  Bobby Allison12815831
  Tim Richmond15921254
  Richard Petty2132131
  Tim Richmond2142174
  Ricky Rudd21826649
  Geoffrey Bodine2672671
  Darrell Waltrip26835487
  Harry Gant3553551
  Darrell Waltrip356483128
  Bobby Allison4844852
  Darrell Waltrip48650015

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 1037    
2   Harry Gant 1022   -15  
3   Neil Bonnett 1015   -22  
4   Joe Ruttman 981   -56  
5   Dick Brooks 937   -100  
6   Bill Elliott 933   -104  
7   Darrell Waltrip 889   -148  
8   Richard Petty 880   -157  
9   Ricky Rudd 871   -166  
10   Terry Labonte 835   -202  
11   Ron Bouchard 827   -210  
12   Jimmy Means 806   -231  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 800   -237  
14   Lake Speed 799   -238  
15   Buddy Arrington 785   -252  
16   Mark Martin 783   -254  
17   Sterling Marlin 718   -319  
18   Tim Richmond 701   -336  
19   Dave Marcis 698   -339  
20   Ronnie Thomas 691   -346