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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 12 of 29
Saturday, May 26, 1984 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:22:38
Average speed: 126.198 mph
Pole speed: 162.421 mph
Cautions: 7 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: 3 feet
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 822   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (Frank Plessinger)Oldsmobile20010900running13180
2 317   Darrell Waltrip Hodgdon   (Darrell Waltrip)Pontiac2006050running60
3 783   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Lake Speed)Pontiac2004725running6165
4 98   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Pontiac2004975running1160
5231   Morgan Shepherd Food Country USA   (Lindy White)Oldsmobile2003700running2155
6 500   Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Country Ham   (Howard Thomas)Oldsmobile19912450running28150
7217   Alan Kulwicki Hardee's   (Ed Whitaker)Oldsmobile1996150running0146
83172   J.D. McDuffie Thomas Brothers Country HamOldsmobile1972700running10
94045   Charlie Luck Luck Stone / Dryden Oil   (Charlie Luck)Pontiac1964800running0138
102814   Ronnie Silver Banner House Handbags   (Ronnie Silver)Oldsmobile1964425running0134
113576   Junior Niedecken Sims Brothers Construction   (Sims Brothers)Pontiac1962850running0130
122221   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Pontiac1952975running0127
133060   Ed Berrier Whitener Quarter Horses   (Max Berrier)Oldsmobile1942325running0124
141773   Mike McLaughlin Boehler Speed   (Len Boehler)Pontiac1932175running0121
152929   Joe Thurman Longwood Restaurant   (Chubby Arrington)Dodge1932425running0118
16413   Billy Hogan Capel RugsChevrolet1902200running0115
172634   Joe Kelly Kelly Builders   (Joe Kelly)Pontiac1891725running0112
184248   John Linville Race Glaze   (Johnny Davis)Pontiac1892035running0109
191965   Ken Bouchard Sullivan Racing   (M.J. Sullivan)Oldsmobile1851560running0106
203333   George Dalton Royal CleanersOldsmobile1831485running0103
213687   Steve Jarvis Foster & Hailey   (Robbie Lewis)Pontiac1811410oil leak0100
22 447   Ron Bouchard DuBee Racing   (Jack Beebe)Pontiac175990engine10297
232050   Allan Powell Cox Racing   (Marion Cox)Ford168865running00
241446   Larry Hoopaugh Autosport Custom VansPontiac1471280engine091
253971   Benny Kerley Taylor TogsPontiac1391210oil leak088
261532   Dale Jarrett Budweiser / Econo Lodge   (Horace Isenhower)Buick1341535crash085
272489   Tom Peck Plessinger Racing   (Frank Plessinger)Pontiac1161075overheating082
283485   Bobby Boggero Smith RacingPontiac871015sway bar079
29 215   Tim Richmond Hendrick Honda   (Rick Hendrick)Pontiac841055oil leak410
302727   Sammy Swindell Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Oldsmobile76745head00
311623   Davey Allison Miller High Life   (Bobby Allison)Pontiac611335sway bar070
32 110   L.D. Ottinger Schlitz   (C.B. Gwyn)Pontiac571825wheel bearing067
331843   Kenny Burks Jones TexacoOldsmobile57915crash064
341302   Kirk Bryant Steve's Calabash Seafood   (David Wilson)Pontiac531110crash00
351011   Jack Ingram Fast Fare / Skoal Bandit   (Jack Ingram)Oldsmobile524030transmission058
361124   Glenn Jarrett Budweiser / Diet Connection   (Marvin Thackston)Ford401300head055
37 628   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Pontiac31745engine052
383739   Mitchell Clark Beauregard RacingPontiac27690crash049
393897   Harry Lee Hill Hill Racing   (Harry Lee Hill)Pontiac17685engine046
403261   Glenn Sears Almay RacingPontiac16680head gasket043
41126   Tommy Houston Mason Day / Diet Connection   (Mike Day)Oldsmobile162580piston040
422570   Bosco Lowe Bailey / Temple   (J.D. McDuffie)Oldsmobile91080engine037

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond11515
  Lake Speed16161
  Ron Bouchard17215
  Tim Richmond22276
  Sam Ard28281
  Tim Richmond294820
  Ron Bouchard49524
  J.D. McDuffie53531
  Ron Bouchard54541
  Morgan Shepherd55562
  Sam Ard578327
  Ron Bouchard8417592
  Lake Speed1761783
  Bobby Allison1791835
  Lake Speed1841852
  Dale Earnhardt1861861
  Bobby Allison1871937
  Darrell Waltrip1941996
  Bobby Allison2002001

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Sam Ard 2008    
2   Jack Ingram 1796   -212  
3   Dale Jarrett 1666   -342  
4   Tommy Houston 1599   -409  
5   Larry Pearson 1363   -645  
6   L.D. Ottinger 1299   -709  
7   Ronnie Silver 1269   -739  
8   Charlie Luck 1206   -802  
9   Joe Thurman 1144   -864  
10   Bosco Lowe 1063   -945  
11   Jeff Hensley 1050   -958  
12   Glenn Jarrett 1046   -962  
13   Bob Shreeves 936   -1072  
14   Bobby Allison 877   -1131  
15   Billy Hogan 854   -1154  
16   Eddie Falk 853   -1155  
17   Tommy Ellis 772   -1236  
18   Jimmy Lawson 739   -1269  
19   John Linville 703   -1305  
20   Kirk Bryant 660   -1348