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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 30
Sunday, February 19, 1984 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:41
Average speed: 150.994 mph
Pole speed: 201.848 mph
Cautions: 7 for 39 laps
Margin of victory: 8 cl
Attendance: 135000
Lead changes: 34

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 128   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet200160300running89185
2293   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20081825running19175
32611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20068650running39170
4 712   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20050000running1165
5 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20058700running1160
6 633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet20048755running1155
71415   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford19938700running0146
8 95   Geoffrey Bodine All-Star Racing   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19927650running0142
91116   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet19825655running0138
103384   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet19823950running0134
111366   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet19818950running0130
12 244   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet19829845running9132
13244   Lennie Pond Burger King / Jim Testa Chevrolet   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet19717150running0124
141777   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet19716350running0121
154010   Sterling Marlin Kings Inn   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet19715150running0118
161989   Dean Roper Evinrude Motors   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac19613850running0115
174152   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet19614775running0112
182051   Greg Sacks Native Tan   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet19512450running0109
192597   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Oldsmobile1947050running0106
203717   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet19113365running0103
214271   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile18710955engine0100
223629   Connie Saylor Adcox Chevrolet   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet1866900overheating097
232301   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet1739150ignition094
243841   Ronnie Thomas Food Country USA   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1739735rear end091
252867   Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock Dodge   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler17011875con rod088
261290   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford15812465crash085
271847   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick15811905crash082
283198   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet1468345crash079
29 855   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet10810500cylinder head076
302788   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac9510025crash073
313443   Richard Petty STP "Son of a Gun!"   (Mike Curb)Pontiac9210150camshaft2475
323064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford699765engine067
331027   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac6611055engine064
34 422   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick6138250camshaft1766
35228   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet607600engine058
362142   Dick Trickle Matthews Racing   (Billy Matthews)Chevrolet537500ignition055
37161   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet469835push rod052
38 521   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford3014100vibration049
393214   A.J. Foyt Gilmore-Foyt Racing   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile245450suspension046
40157   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford2115800engine043
413548   Trevor Boys Hart Service / Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet175600engine040
423975   Dave Marcis Simoniz   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac314300engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Delma Cowart0Heyward Grooms ConstructionH.L. WatersChevrolet
Tom Sneva2SimonizRobert HarringtonBuick
Wayne Peterson06Peterson MotorsWayne PetersonBuick
Jim Sauter6AlugardD.K. UlrichChevrolet
Randy LaJoie07Snellman ConstructionBob JohnsonChevrolet
Joe Booher18Booher FarmsLeon SatterfieldChevrolet
Rick Newsom20Tucker RacingRick NewsomChevrolet
Elliott Forbes-Robinson23Bahre RacingDick BahreOldsmobile
Jerry Churchill25U.S. Marine CorpsJerry ChurchillChevrolet
Ronnie Sanders31Gray RacingHenley GrayChevrolet
Jim Hurlbert34Univeristy of Illinois Fighting IlliniJim HurlbertBuick
Connie Saylor37Lain RacingChip LainPontiac
Ramo Stott38Helen Rae SpecialPhil BarkdollBuick
Blackie Wangerin39Don's GarageBlackie WangerinFord
Jim Southard50Southard RealtyJim SouthardChevrolet
Donny Paul53Paul BrothersDonny PaulChevrolet
David Simko54The Tom Co. / Mound Steel & SupplyElmer SimkoBuick
Jerry Bowman58J.B. RacingGrimes HolcombFord
Natz Peters60Seminole Mall / Mitton ElectricNatz PetersBuick
Jocko Maggiacomo63Linro MotorsportsJim RosenblumOldsmobile
Ralph Jones65Spohn's Body ShopsRon SpohnFord
Laurent Rioux68Rioux RacingLaurent RiouxChevrolet
J.D. McDuffie70Wilder's / Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Steve Moore73C&E EnterprisesSteve MooreChevrolet
Bobby Wawak74Superior PipingBobby WawakChevrolet
Lowell Cowell76Cam FarmMike PotterOldsmobile
Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord
Randy Baker87Domino's PizzaBuck BakerBuick
Jack Ingram92BudweiserJunior JohnsonChevrolet
Philip Duffie99Duffie Sand & GravelPhilip DuffieBuick
DCGrant Adcox29Adcox ChevroletHerb AdcoxChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
595   #75 spun turn 2 
106354  
64674   #8 engine 
68725  
73786   #64 engine 
799820  
991046   #88 accident turn 2 
10514945  
1501534   #98 accident turn 4 
1541596  
1601678   #47,90 accident turn 4 
1681769  
1771826   #67 engine 
18320018  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.5%             Average green flag run: 20.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough11414
  Bobby Allison15151
  Cale Yarborough16172
  Bobby Allison18181
  Cale Yarborough19191
  Bobby Allison20201
  Cale Yarborough21211
  Bobby Allison22254
  Cale Yarborough26283
  Bobby Allison29324
  Cale Yarborough33375
  Dale Earnhardt38381
  Richard Petty39402
  Dale Earnhardt41433
  Bobby Allison44496
  Richard Petty506415
  Dale Earnhardt65673
  Richard Petty68681
  Cale Yarborough698618
  Richard Petty87926
  Cale Yarborough93997
  Dale Earnhardt1001045
  Neil Bonnett1051051
  Terry Labonte1061127
  Dale Earnhardt1131164
  Cale Yarborough11713519
  Dale Earnhardt1361361
  Terry Labonte1371382
  Harry Gant1391391
  Dale Earnhardt1401412
  Darrell Waltrip1421421
  Cale Yarborough14316018
  Bill Elliott1611611
  Darrell Waltrip16219938
  Cale Yarborough2002001

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 185    
2   Dale Earnhardt 175   -10  
3   Darrell Waltrip 170   -15  
4   Neil Bonnett 165   -20  
5   Bill Elliott 160   -25  
6   Harry Gant 155   -30  
7   Ricky Rudd 146   -39  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 142   -43  
9   David Pearson 138   -47  
10   Jody Ridley 134   -51  
11   Terry Labonte 132   -53  
12   Phil Parsons 130   -55  
13   Lennie Pond 124   -61  
14   Ken Ragan 121   -64  
15   Sterling Marlin 118   -67  
16   Dean Roper 115   -70  
17   Jimmy Means 112   -73  
18   Greg Sacks 109   -76  
19   Dean Combs 106   -79  
20   Clark Dwyer 103   -82