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1984 Winston 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 9 of 30
Sunday, May 6, 1984 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:27
Average speed: 172.988 mph
Pole speed: 202.692 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 115000
Lead changes: 75

Glossary    1984 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1984 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 128   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet18842300running19180
21133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet18831780running14175
3 721   Buddy Baker Valvoline   (Wood Brothers)Ford18822250running43170
41422   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (DiGard Racing)Buick18831250running13165
5 455   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet18819650running56165
61343   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac18718495running18155
72166   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Johnny Hayes)Chevrolet18711000running4151
82375   Dave Marcis Pontiac   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac18716800running0142
9 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford18714600running1143
101947   Ron Bouchard Jim Testa   (Jack Beebe)Buick18611525running3139
11188   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet1865900running0130
122895   Sterling Marlin Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet1866600running0127
13224   Tommy Ellis Morgan-McClure   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet1855200running0124
143051   Greg Sacks Sacks & Sons   (Arnie Sacks)Chevrolet1854800running0121
15337   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Petty Enterprises)Ford18413100running0118
162084   Jody Ridley Cumberland Carpet Mills   (Robert McEntyre)Chevrolet1824200running0115
173871   Mike Alexander Action Vans   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile18113565running0112
182948   Trevor Boys Hylton-McCaig   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1797255running0109
193664   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1776935running0106
202741   Ronnie Thomas R.L. Monroe   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet1777025running0103
212498   Joe Ruttman Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet1726115running0100
221015   Ricky Rudd Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford16511000valve097
231512   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1603500running094
243967   Buddy Arrington Affordable Car Rentals   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler1585605running091
25 344   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1566045engine893
262627   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1519250transmission085
27 53   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet14910475running387
283289   Dean Roper Evinrude Motors   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac1492650oil pump079
291717   Clark Dwyer Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1374875running076
302590   Dick Brooks Chameleon Sunglasses   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1164815driveshaft073
313188   Rusty Wallace Gatorade   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1074580steering175
32 616   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Chevrolet1052650vibration572
33121   Lake Speed Bull Frog Knits   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet652425push rod064
34 85   Geoffrey Bodine Northwestern Security Life   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet618900crash061
351638   Phil Barkdoll Barkdoll Construction   (Phil Barkdoll)Chevrolet602375engine058
363701   Doug Heveron Syracuse Classic   (Tom Heveron)Chevrolet532350transmission055
37346   Jim Sauter Alugard   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet344585engine052
38 911   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet2510800engine049
39402   Elliott Forbes-Robinson Red Roof Inns   (Robert Harrington)Buick252275valve046
403552   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet63750oil pressure043

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13939  
40434   debris 
446320  
64674   #5 accident turn 4 
68692  
70745   #3 accident 
75795  
80834   debris 
84188105  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 34.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott111
  Cale Yarborough243
  Dale Earnhardt551
  Benny Parsons694
  Buddy Baker10134
  Benny Parsons14141
  Buddy Baker15151
  Dale Earnhardt16172
  Buddy Baker18181
  Benny Parsons19213
  Buddy Baker22221
  Benny Parsons23231
  Buddy Baker24241
  Benny Parsons25273
  Buddy Baker28281
  Benny Parsons29313
  Bobby Allison32321
  Cale Yarborough33331
  Bobby Allison34341
  Richard Petty35373
  Bobby Allison38403
  Richard Petty41433
  Bobby Allison44452
  Buddy Baker46483
  Cale Yarborough49491
  Richard Petty50501
  Cale Yarborough51511
  Bobby Allison52521
  Buddy Baker53531
  Bobby Allison54563
  Richard Petty57571
  Buddy Baker58603
  Richard Petty61611
  Buddy Baker62621
  Rusty Wallace63631
  Phil Parsons64674
  Cale Yarborough68692
  Benny Parsons70778
  Terry Labonte78792
  Richard Petty80834
  David Pearson84885
  Richard Petty89935
  Bobby Allison94941
  Buddy Baker95962
  Benny Parsons9710610
  Ron Bouchard1071071
  Buddy Baker1081081
  Ron Bouchard1091102
  Benny Parsons1111133
  Cale Yarborough1141163
  Bobby Allison1171171
  Terry Labonte1181192
  Benny Parsons1201223
  Buddy Baker1231253
  Benny Parsons1261272
  Buddy Baker1281303
  Benny Parsons1311311
  Buddy Baker1321376
  Benny Parsons1381381
  Buddy Baker1391402
  Benny Parsons1411422
  Buddy Baker1431453
  Cale Yarborough1461527
  Terry Labonte1531564
  Benny Parsons1571615
  Buddy Baker1621643
  Benny Parsons1651662
  Buddy Baker1671671
  Benny Parsons1681692
  Buddy Baker1701701
  Benny Parsons1711722
  Harry Gant1731731
  Buddy Baker1741741
  Harry Gant17518713
  Cale Yarborough1881881

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1357    
2   Bill Elliott 1328   -29  
3   Terry Labonte 1327   -30  
4   Dale Earnhardt 1299   -58  
5   Ricky Rudd 1293   -64  
6   Harry Gant 1266   -91  
7   Richard Petty 1215   -142  
8   Neil Bonnett 1129   -228  
9   Bobby Allison 1125   -232  
10   Ron Bouchard 1122   -235  
11   Dave Marcis 1075   -282  
12   Geoffrey Bodine 1062   -295  
13   Joe Ruttman 977   -380  
14   Phil Parsons 965   -392  
15   Tim Richmond 933   -424  
16   Trevor Boys 897   -460  
17   Dick Brooks 892   -465  
18   Clark Dwyer 873   -484  
19   Kyle Petty 865   -492  
20   Rusty Wallace 856   -501