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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 30
Sunday, July 22, 1984 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:07:21
Average speed: 121.351 mph
Pole speed: 152.184 mph
Cautions: 9 for 41 laps
Margin of victory: .34 sec
Attendance: 50000
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet20034605running107185
2 928   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet20017275running56175
3 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20024250running4170
4 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet20013695running4165
51155   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet2008450running0155
61288   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac20010625running1155
7 847   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick1999865running7151
8137   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford19913150running0142
91827   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac19910900running0138
10 53   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19811300running9139
112290   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1987155running0130
12205   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19810000running2132
132348   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1976635running0124
14 798   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet1966275engine0121
153017   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac1956215running0118
162967   Buddy Arrington Affordable Car Rentals   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler1865505running0115
171566   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1853745running0112
184023   Gene Coyle Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet1843600running0109
19 212   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1823275rear end2111
203950   Jim Southard Commodore Properties   (Jim Southard)Buick1822750running0103
212501   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet1802750running7105
22 411   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet17110650running097
23381   Charles Poalillo Penn Hills Lodge   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1592050engine094
241651   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet1552000steering091
253652   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1544315running088
261975   Dave Marcis Pontiac   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac14610000ignition085
271443   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1364105valve082
281022   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick12812250running184
292637   Connie Saylor Diet Connection   (Chip Lain)Pontiac1241750oil leak076
302796   Jerry Bowman J.B. Racing   (Grimes Holcomb)Ford1041650handling073
313770   J.D. McDuffie Wilder's   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac943835engine070
323274   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick841550engine067
33248   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet761500engine064
34174   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet681450crash061
353377   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet661400crash058
363564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford662850crash055
37346   Jimmy Ingalls U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick662825crash052
382871   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet542800transmission049
392115   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford239675engine046
403141   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet72750engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41Keith Davis53Davis RacingKeith DavisChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10156   #41 accident 
16238  
24296   #15 engine 
30345  
35384   #4,22 accident turn 2 
39424  
43453   #50 spun turn 1 
466823  
69746   #4,5,6,23,52,64,77 accident turn 2 
75773  
78836   #8 engine 
8415067  
1511544   #37 engine 
15516713  
1681703   #51 accident turn 3 
1711766  
1771793   #1 engine 
18020021  
  Percent of race run under caution: 20.5%             Average green flag run: 15.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Harry Gant188
  Bill Elliott991
  Doug Heveron10167
  Bobby Allison17171
  Harry Gant18236
  Dale Earnhardt24241
  Geoffrey Bodine25262
  Dale Earnhardt27348
  Ron Bouchard35406
  Bill Elliott41433
  Harry Gant446118
  Cale Yarborough62632
  Harry Gant64685
  Cale Yarborough69691
  Rusty Wallace70701
  Harry Gant718414
  Cale Yarborough85851
  Ron Bouchard86861
  Cale Yarborough87915
  Harry Gant9211928
  Cale Yarborough12015132
  Neil Bonnett1521532
  Harry Gant15416512
  Cale Yarborough1661661
  Terry Labonte1671704
  Cale Yarborough17118414
  Harry Gant18520016

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2668    
2   Bill Elliott 2625   -43  
3   Terry Labonte 2608   -60  
4   Darrell Waltrip 2579   -89  
5   Harry Gant 2552   -116  
6   Bobby Allison 2454   -214  
7   Neil Bonnett 2345   -323  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 2336   -332  
9   Ricky Rudd 2304   -364  
10   Ron Bouchard 2272   -396  
11   Richard Petty 2246   -422  
12   Tim Richmond 2140   -528  
13   Joe Ruttman 2071   -597  
14   Rusty Wallace 1962   -706  
15   Dave Marcis 1934   -734  
16   Kyle Petty 1905   -763  
17   Dick Brooks 1833   -835  
18   Trevor Boys 1757   -911  
19   Clark Dwyer 1695   -973  
20   Buddy Arrington 1637   -1031