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1985 Winston Western 500


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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 12 of 12
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, November 17, 1985 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
119 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (311.780 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:03
Average speed: 105.065 mph
Pole speed: 116.938 mph
Cautions: 3 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 0.45 sec
Attendance: 40000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 415   Ricky Rudd   (Cup)Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford11937875running270
2 144   Terry Labonte   (Cup)Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet11938375running780
31312   Neil Bonnett   (Cup)Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11918550running30
4 833   Harry Gant   (Cup)Skoal   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet11916225running10
5 73   Dale Earnhardt   (Cup)Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11913175running60
6115   Geoffrey Bodine   (Cup)Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11912150running20
7 311   Darrell Waltrip   (Cup)Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11912350running10
82143   Richard Petty   (Cup)STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1199900running00
91275   Lake Speed   (Cup)Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1187255running10
101047   Ron Bouchard   (Cup)Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick1187845running00
111518   Glen Steurer Stick Only / Hooper's   (Glen Steurer)Chevrolet1184875running050
121678   Jim Robinson Hammer Security   (Lois Williams)Oldsmobile1175615running049
13208   Bobby Hillin, Jr.   (Cup)Stavola BrothersChevrolet1174305running00
141832   Ruben Garcia Suncrest Motorhomes   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet1174085running048
153173   Bill Schmitt California Cooler   (Bill Schmitt)Chevrolet1174375running047
161498   Jim Bown Wholesale Truck Parts   (John Kieper)Chevrolet1173420running046
17 622   Bobby Allison   (Cup)Miller   (Bobby Allison)Buick1171955running00
181971   Dave Marcis   (Cup)Dave MarcisOldsmobile1164610running00
193507   Derrike Cope 7-Eleven   (George Jefferson)Ford1162900running045
202652   Jimmy Means   (Cup)Barnicle Oil Co.   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1164430running00
212477   Greg Sacks   (Cup)Miller   (DiGard)Buick1168255transmission00
223367   Buddy Arrington   (Cup)Buddy ArringtonFord1153970running00
232890   Ken Schrader   (Cup)Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1154410running00
243616   Bill Osborne Hackmankars   (Bill Osborne / Wayne Hackman)Buick1152340running044
252370   J.D. McDuffie   (Cup)Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1143155running00
261704   Hershel McGriff WAL Auction   (Gary Smith)Pontiac1141425running043
27 97   Kyle Petty   (Cup)7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1132875running00
283764   Clark Dwyer   (Cup)Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1122825running00
293499   Blair Aiken Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet1111275running042
303894   John Soares, Jr. R.P.M.   (John Soares, Jr. / Mike Kard)Pontiac1051225running041
31 59   Bill Elliott   (Cup)Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford9610000running00
32396   Eddie Bierschwale   (Cup)U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet882675engine00
333017   Phil Parsons   (Cup)Skoal   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet862650engine00
342929   Scott Autrey McIntosh Ranch   (Dick Midgley)Oldsmobile791125transmission040
352288   Buddy Baker   (Cup)Bull Frog Knits / Liquid Wrench   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile782600tie rod00
36252   Rusty Wallace   (Cup)Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac703500engine00
37 227   Tim Richmond   (Cup)Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac462475crash00
384035   Bud Hickey Vee-Lee / Stick Only   (Pat Mintey)Chevrolet40950shocks039
394145   Rick McCray Erlich Motors   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet37925engine038
403224   Trevor Boys   (Cup)Jim Testa   (Buddie Boys)Chevrolet14925steering00
412749   Ron Esau McDonald's   (James Hylton)Chevrolet102925engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jeff Barrister1AFRBuick
St. James Davis22WSt. James RacingLaDonna DavisChrysler
Kevin Terris42Golden West RacingChevrolet
Ray Kelly74Kelly Allison TransmissionRay KellyPontiac
Norm Palmer93Palmer HomesNorm PalmerChrysler

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818  
19213  
224019  
41444  
45473  
48503  
5111969  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.4%             Average green flag run: 27.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte199
  Darrell Waltrip10101
  Terry Labonte112010
  Ricky Rudd21211
  Dale Earnhardt22254
  Terry Labonte264116
  Lake Speed42421
  Terry Labonte437028
  Harry Gant71711
  Neil Bonnett72743
  Ricky Rudd75762
  Geoffrey Bodine77782
  Dale Earnhardt79802
  Terry Labonte819515
  Ricky Rudd9611924

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jim Robinson 584    
2   Hershel McGriff 565   -19  
3   Ruben Garcia 561   -23  
4   Glen Steurer 555   -29  
5   Blair Aiken 518   -66  
6   Jim Bown 511   -73  
7   Bill Osborne 506   -78  
8   Bill Schmitt 504   -80  
9   Derrike Cope 492   -92  
10   John Soares, Jr. 470   -114  
11   St. James Davis 335   -249  
12   Sumner McKnight 282   -302  
13   Bob Kennedy 238   -346  
14   Scott Autrey 192   -392  
15   Pat Mintey 189   -395  
16   Brad Tidrick 187   -397  
17   Jack Sellers 182   -402  
18   J.C. Danielsen 181   -403  
19   Bob Fox 168   -416  
20   John Krebs 160   -424