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1984 Firecracker 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 30
Wednesday, July 4, 1984 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:19:59
Average speed: 171.204 mph
Pole speed: 199.743 mph
Cautions: 3 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 80000
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 643   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac16043755running53180
21333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet16025570running4175
3 128   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet16023640running79175
41022   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick16021850running5165
5 955   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet16010450running0155
6 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford16014050running0150
7 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet15911975running11151
8 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet15913600running5147
91912   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1597665running0138
101898   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet1579255running0134
114127   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac15711350running0130
12265   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15710850running0127
131566   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1576485running0124
14 74   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet1573950running0121
152215   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford15611950running0118
163848   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1567725running0115
17 516   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet1563400running1117
182375   Dave Marcis Coca-Cola   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac15611250running0109
191784   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet1552950running0106
201488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1556015running0103
213289   Dean Roper Tiki Tan   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac1552650running0100
222871   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile1555255running097
233952   Dale Jarrett Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1554955running094
243564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1534625running091
252017   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1524615running088
262477   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet1522250running085
27336   Connie Saylor U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1504330running082
284001   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet1451950crash079
292541   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1394160running076
30167   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford13010250engine278
311211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet12610225running070
323497   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Chevrolet1151700trail arm067
333095   Sterling Marlin Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet762675engine064
342747   Ron Bouchard Hawaiian Punch   (Jack Beebe)Buick563150carburetor061
353773   Steve Moore Reagan in '84   (Steve Moore)Chevrolet531625push rod058
364267   Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock Dodge   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler413075engine055
37298   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet401550crash052
382190   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford263725transmission049
393151   Greg Sacks Native Tan   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet151550ignition046
403623   Morgan Shepherd Cap'n Coty's   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet61500engine043
41 821   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford41500engine040
42111   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet01500engine037

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
694   #21 engine 
104233  
43519   #8 accident backstretch 
52158107  
1591602   #01 accident turn 1 
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.4%             Average green flag run: 48.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt111
  Terry Labonte298
  Cale Yarborough10101
  Terry Labonte11122
  Dale Earnhardt13131
  Cale Yarborough14152
  Richard Petty163015
  Cale Yarborough314010
  Kyle Petty41422
  Richard Petty43431
  Cale Yarborough44518
  Terry Labonte52521
  Cale Yarborough537321
  Dale Earnhardt74741
  Bobby Allison75751
  Richard Petty76772
  Cale Yarborough78847
  Bobby Allison85862
  Harry Gant87871
  David Pearson88881
  Cale Yarborough89891
  Richard Petty90901
  Cale Yarborough91911
  Richard Petty92921
  Bobby Allison93942
  Dale Earnhardt95962
  Cale Yarborough9712428
  Harry Gant1251273
  Richard Petty12816033

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2359    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2307   -52  
3   Bill Elliott 2304   -55  
4   Terry Labonte 2293   -66  
5   Harry Gant 2229   -130  
6   Bobby Allison 2210   -149  
7   Ricky Rudd 2138   -221  
8   Neil Bonnett 2100   -259  
9   Richard Petty 2076   -283  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 2019   -340  
11   Ron Bouchard 1956   -403  
12   Tim Richmond 1881   -478  
13   Joe Ruttman 1808   -551  
14   Dave Marcis 1755   -604  
15   Rusty Wallace 1698   -661  
16   Kyle Petty 1645   -714  
17   Dick Brooks 1621   -738  
18   Trevor Boys 1536   -823  
19   Clark Dwyer 1486   -873  
20   Cale Yarborough 1420   -939