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1984 Delaware 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 24 of 30
Sunday, September 16, 1984 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:28:12
Average speed: 111.856 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 10 for 73 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 44000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet50040005running281185
2 144   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet50017870running104175
3 715   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford49817200running1170
41375   Dave Marcis Rahilly & Grady   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac49715020running0160
5 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49711710running35160
6 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4975805running0150
71690   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4976685running0146
81047   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4956265running68147
9 95   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4929000running0138
101848   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4916530running7139
11 511   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49110740running1135
122171   Lennie Pond Jim Testa   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile4895315running0127
133401   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet4852450crash0124
14177   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford48310240running0121
152552   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet4775155running0118
163870   J.D. McDuffie Wilder's   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4775445running0115
172067   Buddy Arrington Affordable Car Rentals   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler4754185running0112
182264   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4733815running0109
193535   Dick May Lockhart Ford-Mercury   (Wayne Beahr)Ford4501440running0106
202950   Jim Southard Commodore Properties   (Jim Southard)Buick4401690running0103
212823   Gene Coyle Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet4351240running0100
221917   Morgan Shepherd Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4293405oil leak097
233313   Johnny Coy, Jr. Halverson Racing   (Jeff Halverson)Buick4161090running094
243200   Phil Good Good Racing   (Phil Good)Chrysler3311065crash091
252351   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet3291040engine088
262621   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford3151015valve085
274085   Tommie Crozier Leonard Racing   (Bill Leonard)Pontiac277990overheating082
281227   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac2747465crash079
293684   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet274940crash076
301488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac2733170crash278
313792   Joe Fields Hobart Sales & Service   (Joe Fields)Buick264890crash070
32 49   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford2427580crash067
331598   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet2123105valve064
34244   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet198860engine061
353041   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1922350crash058
36 622   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick11811790crash160
371143   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac922250oil pump052
383196   Jerry Bowman Milford Fertilizer   (Grimes Holcomb)Ford84750engine049
393959   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet72750exhaust046
40276   Jimmy Ingalls U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet322250crash043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bobby Hillin, Jr.8Trap Rock IndustriesStavola BrothersBuick
Buddie Boys24Jim TestaBuddie BoysBuick
Maurice Randall93Randall RacingMaurice RandallChrysler

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11166   #9 oil on track 
17182  
19213   #50 spun turn 3 
223211  
33364   #6 accident turn 4 
377135  
72809   debris turn 2 
819010  
91988   #96 accident turn 1 
9912022  
12113010   #22 accident turn 4 
1311388  
1391446   #43 oil on track 
145277133  
27829417   #4,9,13,27,41,84,88 accident turn 3 
29536470  
3653717   #00 accident turn 4 
372497126  
4985003   #01 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.6%             Average green flag run: 42.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte199
  Dale Earnhardt103324
  Rusty Wallace34352
  Trevor Boys36361
  Bobby Allison37371
  Dale Earnhardt384811
  Terry Labonte498537
  Harry Gant8612136
  Trevor Boys1221276
  Terry Labonte12817851
  Harry Gant17922446
  Darrell Waltrip2252251
  Terry Labonte2262305
  Ricky Rudd2312311
  Harry Gant23227847
  Terry Labonte2792791
  Harry Gant28029718
  Ron Bouchard29836568
  Terry Labonte3663661
  Harry Gant367500134

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 3612    
2   Harry Gant 3531   -81  
3   Dale Earnhardt 3512   -100  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3387   -225  
5   Bill Elliott 3370   -242  
6   Bobby Allison 3216   -396  
7   Ricky Rudd 3167   -445  
8   Neil Bonnett 3048   -564  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 3014   -598  
10   Ron Bouchard 2982   -630  
11   Richard Petty 2873   -739  
12   Tim Richmond 2767   -845  
13   Dave Marcis 2704   -908  
14   Rusty Wallace 2618   -994  
15   Dick Brooks 2600   -1012  
16   Joe Ruttman 2568   -1044  
17   Kyle Petty 2543   -1069  
18   Trevor Boys 2395   -1217  
19   Clark Dwyer 2237   -1375  
20   Buddy Arrington 2216   -1396