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1984 Sovran Bank 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 30
Sunday, April 29, 1984 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:35:23
Average speed: 73.264 mph
Pole speed: 89.426 mph
Cautions: 11 for 54 laps
Margin of victory: 6 sec
Attendance: 38000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 65   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50029880running55180
2 447   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick50018905running0170
3 511   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50017450running12170
41822   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick50018000running266170
5 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4994900running0155
6 198   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet4999480running45155
7129   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford4998200running0146
8227   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford4989650running0142
9153   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4977345running0138
10 721   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford4962890running0134
111690   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4954515running0130
121743   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac4934295running0127
13 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet4936085running0124
142402   Dale Jarrett Enterprise   (Emanuel Zervakis)Chevrolet4921515running0121
151488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac4914675running0118
163066   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet4892400running0115
172751   Greg Sacks Uniden Force   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet4891375running0112
18 915   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford4877950running121114
192375   Dave Marcis Pontiac   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4848125rear end0106
202864   Jimmy Hensley Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4813850running0103
213117   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac4793230running0100
222548   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4333060running097
231327   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4255270engine094
24 344   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4253750running196
252167   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler3802830valve088
261026   Morgan Shepherd Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Buick3061040running085
272997   Dean Combs Best Products   (Irv Sanderson)Oldsmobile2931030oil leak082
282601   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet2571020brakes079
29114   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet2412310valve076
302041   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet2412670engine073
311971   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile12660crash070

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
386   #71 accident turn 4 
94436  
45484   #4,33 spun 
49154106  
1551617   #15,75 accident 
1621632  
1641663   #43 spun 
16722963  
23023910   #43,47,97 accident turn 3 
240339100  
3403423   #02 blown tire 
3433475  
3483503   #02 spun 
35137626  
3773848   #27,90 accident 
38540420  
4054084   #7,75 spun 
40943931  
4404423  
4434431  
4444463   #15 stalled turn 1 
44750054  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.8%             Average green flag run: 37.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Ruttman14545
  Bobby Allison46155110
  Terry Labonte1561561
  Bobby Allison15721458
  Geoffrey Bodine2152206
  Bobby Allison22127959
  Ricky Rudd28034061
  Darrell Waltrip3413411
  Ricky Rudd34237736
  Bobby Allison37840528
  Darrell Waltrip40641611
  Ricky Rudd41744024
  Bobby Allison44145111
  Geoffrey Bodine45250049

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1308    
2   Terry Labonte 1234   -74  
3   Dale Earnhardt 1212   -96  
4   Ricky Rudd 1196   -112  
5   Bill Elliott 1185   -123  
6   Harry Gant 1091   -217  
7   Richard Petty 1060   -248  
8   Neil Bonnett 1035   -273  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 1001   -307  
10   Ron Bouchard 983   -325  
11   Bobby Allison 960   -348  
12   Dave Marcis 933   -375  
13   Joe Ruttman 877   -431  
14   Tim Richmond 848   -460  
15   Dick Brooks 819   -489  
16   Phil Parsons 814   -494  
17   Clark Dwyer 797   -511  
18   Trevor Boys 788   -520  
19   Rusty Wallace 781   -527  
20   Kyle Petty 747   -561