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1985 Goody's 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 28
Sunday, September 22, 1985 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:13
Average speed: 70.694 mph
Pole speed: 90.521 mph
Cautions: 12 for 65 laps
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 39500
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1113   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50037725running58180
2 311   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50024650running121175
31033   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet49918225running5170
4 515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49912350running0160
5 67   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford4988430running0155
6 847   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick4986930running1155
71727   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4986060running159156
8218   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet4954500running0142
9 212   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4959550running0138
101522   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Bobby Allison)Buick4943320running0134
113175   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4914600running0130
122549   Trevor Boys Hylton Racing   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4894340running0127
132452   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4854130running0124
141877   Greg Sacks Miller American   (DiGard Racing)Buick4846870running0121
152770   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4824220running0118
162874   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick4711555running0115
17 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford4678530running0112
18296   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4674145running0109
192664   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4563455running0106
202017   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3913290running0103
212267   Buddy Arrington Vinton Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3892895running0100
221443   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac3346405transmission097
232371   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3102865piston094
24 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet28810285engine15596
25 72   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac2663935engine088
261690   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1712665engine085
27 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1179755engine082
283072   Brent Elliott Morris Mini Mart   (Kermit Elliott)Buick951145ignition0 
291300   Morgan Shepherd Helen Rae Special   (Helen Rae Smith)Chevrolet721135brakes181
301218   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet431125brakes073
311988   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile242125brakes070

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16161  
62665  
6711852  
1191246  
1251284  
1291357  
1361427  
1431508  
15117323  
1741774  
1781858  
1861883  
18920113  
2022076  
20826659  
2672726  
27333765  
3383414  
3423421  
3433486  
34944395  
4444507  
45149343  
4944963  
4975004  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.0%             Average green flag run: 33.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine16262
  Morgan Shepherd63631
  Geoffrey Bodine6411956
  Ron Bouchard1201201
  Geoffrey Bodine1211299
  Darrell Waltrip13017445
  Geoffrey Bodine17520228
  Tim Richmond20326260
  Darrell Waltrip26333876
  Harry Gant3393435
  Tim Richmond34444299
  Dale Earnhardt44350058

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 3523    
2   Darrell Waltrip 3500   -23  
3   Neil Bonnett 3311   -212  
4   Harry Gant 3265   -258  
5   Ricky Rudd 3188   -335  
6   Kyle Petty 3119   -404  
7   Geoffrey Bodine 3077   -446  
8   Terry Labonte 2987   -536  
9   Lake Speed 2888   -635  
10   Bobby Allison 2875   -648  
11   Dale Earnhardt 2826   -697  
12   Tim Richmond 2793   -730  
13   Ron Bouchard 2608   -915  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2523   -1000  
15   Richard Petty 2519   -1004  
16   Ken Schrader 2500   -1023  
17   Buddy Baker 2456   -1067  
18   Rusty Wallace 2413   -1110  
19   Dave Marcis 2358   -1165  
20   Buddy Arrington 2259   -1264