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1984 Budweiser 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 30
Sunday, May 20, 1984 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:12:42
Average speed: 118.717 mph
Pole speed: 140.807 mph
Cautions: 6 for 40 laps
Margin of victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 543   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac50028105running129180
21927   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac50019220running3175
3 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet50013075running0165
4 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford50013250running98165
5113   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49911600running0155
6 611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49912100running0150
71021   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford4973100running0146
8 115   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford49714200running13147
91547   Ron Bouchard Jim Testa   (Jack Beebe)Buick4976065running0138
10 75   Geoffrey Bodine All-Star Racing   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4976655running0134
111488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac4956085running0130
121222   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick49312600running32132
13217   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford49110350running0124
142298   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Pontiac4905125running0121
151612   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4783665running0118
162752   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4764955running0115
17286   D.K. Ulrich T-Bird Swap Shop   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick4724195running0112
182958   Jerry Bowman J.B. Racing   (Grimes Holcomb)Ford4701550running0109
192348   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4693725running7111
20 975   Dave Marcis Rahilly & Grady   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4699800running0103
21 81   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet4661250engine0100
222417   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4613415running097
232564   Tommy Gale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford4473355running094
241851   Greg Sacks Uniden Force   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet4451075running091
25138   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4381150crash088
263692   Joe Fields Hobart Sales & Service   (Joe Fields)Buick3971025running085
27 333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3926835oil pan21892
283435   Dick May Lockhart Ford-Mercury   (Wayne Beahr)Ford364975engine079
291797   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Oldsmobile338950engine076
303341   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet3282425engine073
313550   Jim Southard Southard Real Estate   (Jim Southard)Buick313900engine070
322667   Buddy Arrington Affordable Car Rentals   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge2092390oil pump067
333070   J.D. McDuffie Wilder's   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1962380engine064
343225   Jerry Churchill Churchill Transport   (Jerry Churchill)Chevrolet118870crash061
352090   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1022360engine058
363123   Morgan Shepherd Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet96850engine055

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12323  
24296   #5 spun 
30130101  
13114010   #22,25 accident turn 4 
1411444  
1451495   #51 lost wheel 
150409260  
4104167   #35 engine 
41744529  
4464527   #8 spun 
45347220  
4734775   #6 stalled on track 
47850023  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.0%             Average green flag run: 65.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd133
  Bill Elliott452
  Ricky Rudd61510
  Bill Elliott16249
  Trevor Boys25317
  Bobby Allison32365
  Harry Gant3712084
  Bobby Allison1211277
  Harry Gant1281314
  Richard Petty1321321
  Harry Gant13318351
  Bill Elliott18422441
  Richard Petty2252262
  Harry Gant2272304
  Bobby Allison23125020
  Harry Gant25127828
  Richard Petty27931840
  Harry Gant31936547
  Bill Elliott36639631
  Richard Petty39740610
  Bill Elliott4074104
  Richard Petty4114111
  Bill Elliott4124154
  Tim Richmond4164183
  Richard Petty41944628
  Bill Elliott4474537
  Richard Petty45450047

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1687    
2   Terry Labonte 1634   -53  
3   Ricky Rudd 1600   -87  
4   Bill Elliott 1596   -91  
5   Dale Earnhardt 1560   -127  
6   Richard Petty 1546   -141  
7   Harry Gant 1473   -214  
8   Neil Bonnett 1427   -260  
9   Ron Bouchard 1415   -272  
10   Bobby Allison 1384   -303  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 1366   -321  
12   Dave Marcis 1312   -375  
13   Joe Ruttman 1216   -471  
14   Tim Richmond 1187   -500  
15   Rusty Wallace 1141   -546  
16   Trevor Boys 1120   -567  
17   Kyle Petty 1119   -568  
18   Dick Brooks 1088   -599  
19   Clark Dwyer 1058   -629  
20   Buddy Arrington 985   -702