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1985 Budweiser 200


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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 4 of 27
Saturday, March 30, 1985 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
200 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (106.600 miles)

Time of race: 1:26:00
Average speed: 74.372 mph
Pole speed: 116.829 mph
Cautions: 7 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 12.8 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11617   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser / Colonial Bread   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet2006850running55180
22322   Rick Mast A.G. Dillard   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Pontiac2003475running0170
32614   Ronnie Silver Coors Light   (Ronnie Silver)Pontiac1992500running6165
4126   Tommy Houston Southern Biscuit Flour   (Mike Day)Chevrolet1992900running2160
51921   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Pontiac1992750running0155
62127   Bosco Lowe Ryder's Floor Store   (Edgar Ryder)Pontiac1991500running0150
72453   Ronnie Thomas Green Hill SausagePontiac1961100running0146
82916   Jimmy Lawson Big Orange MarketPontiac1951265running0142
9272   Jeff Hensley Flute's SheetmetalOldsmobile1891150running0138
101304   Eddie Falk Charlie Falk Buick   (Eddie Falk)Pontiac1871125running0134
11 800   Jimmy Hensley Thomas Brothers Country Hams   (Howard Thomas)Oldsmobile1811750running0130
12 715   Brett Bodine Rod Shop   (Rick Hendrick)Pontiac171700running00
133060   Ed Berrier Horton Distirbuting   (Max Berrier)Oldsmobile156950running0124
143143   Dickie Linville Wayne Dennis Heating   (Johnny Davis)Pontiac144900running0121
15 112   Tommy Ellis FreedlanderPontiac1431850crash30118
16 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Pontiac134825crash70115
171011   Jack Ingram Pantry / Skoal Bandit   (Jack Ingram)Pontiac1321800crash37112
182851   Robert Ingram Hall PontiacPontiac128775crash0109
191410   L.D. Ottinger Gwyn Distributing   (C.B. Gwyn)Pontiac126750running0106
20117   Joe Ruttman Folger's Coffee   (Ed Whitaker)Oldsmobile95425engine0103
211798   Larry Pollard Anderson & Webb Trucking   (Anderson / Webb)Chevrolet90415engine0100
222224   Glenn Jarrett Widenhouse-Lytle   (Marvin Thackston)Ford71705engine097
23 536   Joe Kelly Loven, Inc.   (Joe Kelly)Pontiac65395engine094
24 408   Butch Miller MSW / Fredrickson   (Leroy Throop)Pontiac64375engine00
25 628   Phil Parsons Enterprise Chevy / Skoal   (Johnny Hayes)Pontiac62365engine00
26 31   Morgan Shepherd Advance Auto Parts   (Lindy White)Buick41655engine085
271875   Brad Teague Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Pontiac40345engine082
28 932   Dale Jarrett Busch   (Horace Isenhower)Oldsmobile37635engine079
291507   Kenny Burks Jones TexacoPontiac33325engine076
30254   Joe Thurman Thurman Enterprises   (Joe Thurman)Pontiac32615engine073
312045   Charlie Luck Luck Stone / Dryden Oil   (Charlie Luck)Pontiac16615engine070

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21255   #04 accident 
26305  
31333   debris 
34429  
435210   #1,15 accident turn 2 
537321  
74807   #24 engine 
8111030  
1111155   #00 engine 
11613318  
1341418   #5,11 accident frontstretch 
14215312  
1541607   NASCAR 
16120040  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.5%             Average green flag run: 19.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tommy Ellis11010
  Geoffrey Bodine117464
  Jack Ingram7511137
  Tommy Ellis11212615
  Geoffrey Bodine1271326
  Tommy Houston1331342
  Tommy Ellis1351395
  Ronnie Silver1401456
  Darrell Waltrip14620055

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmy Hensley 602    
2   Tommy Houston 561   -41  
3   Larry Pearson 538   -64  
4   L.D. Ottinger 536   -66  
5   Jack Ingram 528   -74  
6   Dale Jarrett 527   -75  
7   Bosco Lowe 522   -80  
8   Eddie Falk 507   -95  
9   Ronnie Silver 500   -102  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 460   -142  
11   Rick Mast 458   -144  
12   Joe Thurman 443   -159  
13   Robert Ingram 442   -160  
14   Morgan Shepherd 428   -174  
15   Charlie Luck 424   -178  
16   Tommy Ellis 422   -180  
17   Brad Teague 397   -205  
18   Jeff Hensley 353   -249  
19   Darrell Waltrip 345   -257  
20   Ed Berrier 321   -281