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1985 Miller 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 28
Sunday, June 16, 1985 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:48
Average speed: 144.724 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 2 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: 13 sec
Attendance: 60000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20048600running66180
2 411   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20032100running76180
32728   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford20016900running0165
41127   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac20015630running11165
5143   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20017925running19160
6 722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (DiGard Racing)Buick20014850running0150
7 515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford19913900running0146
8 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet19913150running2147
91871   Dave Marcis Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet19910045running2143
102855   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1986350running0134
11 35   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19813150running1135
12 97   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1988375running0127
132247   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick1987915running0124
141075   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac1987455running0121
151988   Buddy Baker Liquid Wrench   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile1987535running0118
16 633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet19712410running20120
173221   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1973200running0112
182317   Lennie Pond McCord Gaskets   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1976165running0109
193166   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1962780running0106
203789   Jim Sauter Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac1962870running0103
213418   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet1952435running0100
22 244   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet19511875running097
231767   Buddy Arrington Tom Prange Leasing   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1955130running094
242449   Trevor Boys Cleaner Hands Formula   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1944810running091
252064   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1944640running088
26132   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1945635running085
273374   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick1901850running082
28128   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet1902555running079
29256   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1904485running076
301643   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1588170engine378
312670   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1133855oil pressure070
322923   Jim Hull Hull Fan Club   (Dick Bahre)Chevrolet681570crash067
333685   Tommie Crozier Crozier Racing   (Bill Leonard)Pontiac441520engine064
341590   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford322945oil pressure061
352152   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac182910engine058
363580   Edward Cooper Refrigeration Sales   (Edward Cooper)Buick71375valve055
373093   Maurice Randall Randall Racing   (Maurice Randall)Chrysler11375ignition052

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14848  
49535   #85 engine 
547219  
738210   #8 spun turn 4 
83200118  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.5%             Average green flag run: 61.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott11111
  Darrell Waltrip12121
  Bill Elliott13131
  Darrell Waltrip14141
  Bill Elliott15173
  Darrell Waltrip183114
  Dale Earnhardt324716
  Darrell Waltrip48492
  Geoffrey Bodine50501
  Dale Earnhardt51511
  Harry Gant527120
  Darrell Waltrip72732
  Tim Richmond748411
  Neil Bonnett85862
  Darrell Waltrip8712438
  Dale Earnhardt1251262
  Richard Petty1271293
  Dave Marcis1301312
  Darrell Waltrip13214918
  Bill Elliott15020051

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 2126    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2040   -86  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 2000   -126  
4   Terry Labonte 1991   -135  
5   Ricky Rudd 1964   -162  
6   Bobby Allison 1939   -187  
7   Harry Gant 1933   -193  
8   Neil Bonnett 1928   -198  
9   Kyle Petty 1891   -235  
10   Lake Speed 1792   -334  
11   Tim Richmond 1732   -394  
12   Dale Earnhardt 1657   -469  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1639   -487  
14   Rusty Wallace 1593   -533  
15   Ken Schrader 1504   -622  
16   Dave Marcis 1493   -633  
17   Richard Petty 1480   -646  
18   Buddy Baker 1434   -692  
19   Ron Bouchard 1379   -747  
20   Clark Dwyer 1373   -753