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1985 Coca-Cola World 600


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 28
Sunday, May 26, 1985 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:13:52
Average speed: 141.807 mph
Pole speed: 164.703 mph
Cautions: 7 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: 14.64 sec
Attendance: 155000
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 411   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40090733running91180
2 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet40049300running82175
31622   Bobby Allison Miller American   (DiGard Racing)Buick40030900running15170
4 53   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet39949238running97170
51844   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet39824000running0155
62575   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac39716055running0150
7284   Joe Ruttman Folger's   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet39610600running0146
8152   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac39614695running0142
9 627   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac39412575running1143
10311   Dick Brooks Exxon   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3939000running0 
112271   Dave Marcis Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile39210940running0130
12418   Bobby Hillin, Jr. All Pro Auto Parts   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet3928970running0127
131715   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford39113255running0124
14117   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford3919830running0121
151312   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet38813085running0118
16 35   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet38416450running32120
173205   Slick Johnson Spohn Racing   (Ron Spohn)Ford3835100running0112
18 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford37946783running81114
19426   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3797975running0106
202718   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet3754650transmission0103
214082   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford3753800running0100
223467   Buddy Arrington Vinton Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3676465rear end097
233564   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3626005running094
243084   Mike Alexander Sims Brothers Construction   (Sims Brothers)Chevrolet3533050running091
251000   Morgan Shepherd Helen Rae Special   (Helen Rae Smith)Chevrolet3413100oil leak088
262943   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac3109050engine085
27 821   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet2862500ignition082
282423   Michael Waltrip Mell-Gear   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet2782050transmission0 
292347   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick2704495engine076
303617   Lennie Pond McCord Gaskets   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet2614125engine178
313989   Jim Sauter Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac2081750rear end070
323752   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1483965oil pressure067
332166   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1291650engine064
342095   Sterling Marlin Native Tan   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet1291600steering061
351949   Greg Sacks Cleaner Hands Formula   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1253805engine0 
363309   Dick Trickle Matthews Racing   (Billy Matthews)Chevrolet1151550oil leak0 
372688   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits / Liquid Wrench   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile593685oil leak052
381290   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford293125engine049
393870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac212900ignition046
40 728   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford191575engine043
411498   Trevor Boys McCaig Racing   (Ron Benfield)Chevrolet101575valve040
42 955   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet81575engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
H.B. Bailey
Rick Baldwin
Jonathan Lee Edwards
John Haver
Connie Saylor
Dick Skillen
Bobby Wawak
Delma Cowart0H.L. WatersChevrolet
Jim Southard50U.S. RacingJim SouthardBuick
Mike Potter68Walker EnterprisesJimmy WalkerFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10134   #55 engine 
144229  
43486   #1,95 accident 
496012  
61655   #88 spun turn 4 
6615489  
1551595   #7 spun turn 2 
160271112  
2722754   #47 engine 
27631439  
3153217   #2 spun turn 4 
3223265  
3273293   #7 spun turn 2 
33040071  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 45.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott11313
  Geoffrey Bodine144330
  Darrell Waltrip446118
  Lennie Pond62621
  Bobby Allison637412
  Dale Earnhardt758511
  Bill Elliott8613348
  Tim Richmond1341341
  Dale Earnhardt1351351
  Bill Elliott13615520
  Bobby Allison1561561
  Darrell Waltrip15717418
  Dale Earnhardt1751762
  Darrell Waltrip1771793
  Dale Earnhardt18020425
  Darrell Waltrip20522420
  Dale Earnhardt22525733
  Darrell Waltrip2582658
  Geoffrey Bodine2662672
  Darrell Waltrip2682725
  Bobby Allison2732731
  Darrell Waltrip2742774
  Harry Gant27829619
  Darrell Waltrip2972982
  Dale Earnhardt29931517
  Bobby Allison3163161
  Dale Earnhardt3173248
  Darrell Waltrip3253273
  Harry Gant32839063
  Darrell Waltrip39140010

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 1630    
2   Bill Elliott 1611   -19  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 1598   -32  
4   Neil Bonnett 1544   -86  
5   Darrell Waltrip 1543   -87  
6   Ricky Rudd 1512   -118  
7   Kyle Petty 1483   -147  
8   Bobby Allison 1481   -149  
9   Harry Gant 1463   -167  
10   Lake Speed 1456   -174  
11   Dale Earnhardt 1408   -222  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1339   -291  
13   Rusty Wallace 1293   -337  
14   Tim Richmond 1290   -340  
15   Ken Schrader 1191   -439  
16   Richard Petty 1187   -443  
17   Dave Marcis 1141   -489  
18   Jimmy Means 1118   -512  
19   Buddy Baker 1116   -514  
20   Ron Bouchard 1112   -518