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1984 Warner W. Hodgdon Carolina 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 30
Sunday, March 4, 1984 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:03:55
Average speed: 122.931 mph
Pole speed: 145.084 mph
Cautions: 6 for 42 laps
Margin of victory: 2.44 sec
Attendance: 44000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11522   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick49233150running118180
2 544   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet49217830running99175
3 41   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet49213015running64170
41843   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac4915545running0160
51021   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford4886875running0155
6135   Geoffrey Bodine All-Star Racing   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4883815running0150
7 315   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford48811415running0146
8149   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford48811715running0142
9 675   Dave Marcis Pontiac   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac48711115running0138
10 211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet47813415running0134
112871   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile4776210running0130
122517   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4736445running0127
132652   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4715690running0124
14 83   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4709335running0121
152367   Buddy Arrington Golden Corral   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4685795running0118
162970   J.D. McDuffie Wilder's   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4635110running0115
171198   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet4454770engine0112
183182   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford4441775running0109
192748   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4404440running0106
203568   Laurent Rioux Rioux Racing   (Laurent Rioux)Chevrolet4241695running0103
211247   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4164625engine0100
22226   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4063865engine097
23 790   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford38410265steering169104
24 133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3725715crash1396
25194   Lennie Pond Jim Testa / Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet3651520engine088
261788   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3333590crash085
271627   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3162815crash082
28 912   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet3141275ignition2984
293420   Rick Newsom Tucker Construction   (Rick Newsom)Buick2421235oil pressure076
303364   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2222695oil pump073
31217   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford19810005head gasket070
323041   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1832590engine067
333237   Connie Saylor Lain Racing   (Chip Lain)Pontiac751050head gasket064
342451   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet301010piston061
352023   Sterling Marlin Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Buick11085crash058
363639   Blackie Wangerin Don's Garage   (Blackie Wangerin)Ford0960crash055

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
298  
101910  
20234  
24318295  
3193257  
32635732  
3583614  
36237312  
37438714  
38843043  
4314355  
43649257  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 64.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Harry Gant11212
  Lake Speed13131
  Harry Gant14141
  Lake Speed152511
  Terry Labonte268964
  Neil Bonnett9010011
  Bobby Allison1011044
  Dick Brooks10517672
  Neil Bonnett17718913
  Dick Brooks1901923
  Neil Bonnett1931975
  Lake Speed19822124
  Dick Brooks22226948
  Bobby Allison27028415
  Dick Brooks28531935
  Terry Labonte3203201
  Dick Brooks32133111
  Lake Speed33235928
  Terry Labonte3603667
  Bobby Allison3673748
  Terry Labonte37539622
  Bobby Allison39743135
  Terry Labonte4324365
  Bobby Allison43749256

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 484    
2   Terry Labonte 477   -7  
3   Ricky Rudd 472   -12  
4   Bill Elliott 462   -22  
5   Dale Earnhardt 446   -38  
6   Geoffrey Bodine 430   -54  
7   Neil Bonnett 409   -75  
8   Harry Gant 393   -91  
9   Richard Petty 353   -131  
10   Lake Speed 349   -135  
11   Mike Alexander 330   -154  
12   Joe Ruttman 325   -159  
13   Bobby Allison 319   -165  
14   Jimmy Means 315   -169  
14   Lennie Pond 315   -169  
16   Clark Dwyer 312   -172  
17   Cale Yarborough 306   -178  
18   Dave Marcis 305   -179  
19   Dick Brooks 295   -189  
20   Tim Richmond 292   -192