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1985 Budweiser 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 28
Sunday, June 2, 1985 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
95 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (248.900 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:13
Average speed: 104.276 mph
Pole speed: 115.533 mph
Cautions: 3 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 5 sec
Attendance: 38000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 244   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet9539200running41185
2 333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet9523450running8175
31722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (DiGard Racing)Buick9515900running4170
4 515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford9511825running0160
5 77   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford959330running2160
6129   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford9511450running11155
72043   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac959200running1151
8 111   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet9513575running13147
9 427   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac956270running15143
102490   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford947200running0134
112618   Glen Steurer Stick Only   (Glen Steurer)Chevrolet931975running0130
121171   Dave Marcis Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile935440running0127
131578   Jim Robinson Hammer Security   (Lois Williams)Oldsmobile925205running0124
143283   Sumner McKnight Aero Wash   (Sumner McKnight)Ford913985running0121
152207   Derrike Cope 7-Eleven   (George Jefferson)Ford904200running0118
163564   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford904440running0115
17198   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet902680running0112
18396   Eddie Bierschwale San Antonio Raceway   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet903970running0109
194294   John Soares, Jr. R.P.M. / Red Garter   (John Soares, Jr.)Pontiac871875running0106
203703   Glenn Francis Full Moon Machine Shop   (Trent Francis)Pontiac841665running0103
213316   Bill Osborne Hackmankars   (Bill Osborne)Buick831265running0100
22 95   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet819315running097
231832   Ruben Garcia Suncrest Motorhomes   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet792440running094
24212   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac774880running091
251075   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac773420running088
264191   John Krebs KC Racing   (John Krebs)Oldsmobile732250running085
27 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet727475ignition082
281698   Jim Bown Wholesale Truck Parts   (Johnny Kieper)Buick681440suspension079
291404   Hershel McGriff Mark C. Bloome   (Gary Smith)Pontiac641410crash076
303463   Dale Perry Petris Racing   (Terry Petris)Buick57880head gasket073
312967   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler502350oil leak070
32 647   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick492315valve067
333817   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet422290engine064
342573   Bill Schmitt California Cooler   (Bill Schmitt)Chevrolet401265engine061
353088   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile331245suspension058
363149   Greg Sacks Cleaner Hands Formula   (James Hylton)Chevrolet281245engine0 
372752   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet271245crash052
383699   Blair Aiken Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet24745engine049
394093   Norm Palmer Palmer Homes   (Norm Palmer)Dodge22745oil leak046
40133   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet198240engine043
412345   Rick McCray JPW Racing   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet10740valve0 
422870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac32240valve037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
St. James Davis02St. James RacingLaDonna DavisChrysler
Pat Mintey35

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11414  
15162   #93 spun turn 9 
172812  
29324   #52 accident turn 9 
334715  
48503   #64 spun 
519545  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.5%             Average green flag run: 21.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte12020
  Tim Richmond213515
  Darrell Waltrip364813
  Bill Elliott495911
  Terry Labonte60645
  Harry Gant65728
  Kyle Petty73742
  Richard Petty75751
  Bobby Allison76794
  Terry Labonte809516

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 1815    
2   Bill Elliott 1766   -49  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 1695   -120  
4   Darrell Waltrip 1690   -125  
5   Ricky Rudd 1672   -143  
6   Bobby Allison 1651   -164  
7   Kyle Petty 1643   -172  
8   Harry Gant 1638   -177  
9   Neil Bonnett 1626   -189  
10   Lake Speed 1544   -271  
11   Dale Earnhardt 1451   -364  
11   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1451   -364  
13   Tim Richmond 1433   -382  
14   Rusty Wallace 1384   -431  
15   Richard Petty 1338   -477  
16   Ken Schrader 1325   -490  
17   Dave Marcis 1268   -547  
18   Clark Dwyer 1182   -633  
19   Ron Bouchard 1179   -636  
20   Buddy Baker 1174   -641