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1984 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 30
Sunday, April 15, 1984 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:18:16
Average speed: 119.925 mph
Pole speed: 156.328 mph
Cautions: 9 for 65 laps
Margin of victory: 1.99 sec
Attendance: 46000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 911   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet36739450running251185
21044   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet36722180running4175
3 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36617775flywheel1170
4 528   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet3666850running42165
5143   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36612825running24160
6 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3668620running0150
71743   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac3647900running7151
82966   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet3584325running0142
9 315   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford35811400running1143
10 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet3543875running0134
113567   Buddy Arrington Affordable Car Rentals   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3527980running0130
12218   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3522750running0127
132075   Dave Marcis Pontiac   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac35110725running8129
143052   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3505880running0121
153717   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac3486010running0118
163448   Trevor Boys Jim Testa   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3445335sway bar0115
171547   Ron Bouchard Fast Fare   (Jack Beebe)Buick3404990running0112
183164   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3364680running0109
19 498   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet3324420running0106
201622   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick33012575running0103
212851   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet3251700running0100
22 61   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3192125valve27102
23384   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet3122050oil leak094
24257   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford2939775engine091
253237   Connie Saylor Lain Racing   (Chip Lain)Pontiac2431400cylinder head193
263323   Morgan Shepherd Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet1981350battery085
27 155   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet1953175engine082
283641   Ronnie Thomas R.L. Monroe   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1883525engine079
29276   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick1833465steering076
302488   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1753405crash178
311190   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1613360crash070
322671   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile1462600engine067
331221   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford1411075crash064
341327   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1347550crash061
35185   Geoffrey Bodine All-Star Racing   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1072525crash058
362384   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet771500crash055
371916   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet401625engine052
382278   Lennie Pond Jim TestaBuick91000engine049

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
4107   #5,22,43,90 accident turn 3 
114737  
48536   #7 accident backstretch 
548431  
85928   #27 accident frontstretch 
93942  
951017   #75 accident turn 3 
1021076  
10811710   rain 
11813518  
13614611   #8 accident turn 3 
14716620  
1671737   #27 accident backstretch 
1741785  
1791835   #5,6,51,88,90 accident turn 2 
184301118  
3023054   #47 spun turn 4 
30636762  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.7%             Average green flag run: 30.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ricky Rudd111
  Cale Yarborough221
  Darrell Waltrip34846
  Rusty Wallace49491
  Connie Saylor50501
  Darrell Waltrip51566
  Cale Yarborough578529
  Dave Marcis86938
  Cale Yarborough9410512
  Lake Speed1061138
  Richard Petty1141207
  Lake Speed12113616
  Dale Earnhardt13716024
  Darrell Waltrip16124282
  Lake Speed2432453
  Terry Labonte2462494
  Darrell Waltrip25030253
  Bill Elliott3033031
  Darrell Waltrip30436764

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1138    
1   Terry Labonte 1138   0  
3   Ricky Rudd 1082   -56  
4   Dale Earnhardt 1074   -64  
5   Bill Elliott 1039   -99  
6   Harry Gant 967   -171  
7   Richard Petty 933   -205  
8   Neil Bonnett 880   -258  
9   Dave Marcis 827   -311  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 821   -317  
11   Ron Bouchard 813   -325  
12   Bobby Allison 790   -348  
13   Tim Richmond 754   -384  
14   Joe Ruttman 722   -416  
15   Phil Parsons 699   -439  
16   Clark Dwyer 697   -441  
17   Trevor Boys 691   -447  
18   Dick Brooks 689   -449  
19   Rusty Wallace 663   -475  
20   Mike Alexander 643   -495