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1985 Wrangler Sanfor-Set 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 28
Sunday, September 8, 1985 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (216.800 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:54
Average speed: 72.508 mph
Pole speed: 94.535 mph
Cautions: 7 for 65 laps
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 28000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40035300running84180
2 444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet40023850running87180
31943   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac40014625running83170
4 93   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40012050running24165
5 315   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4009900running53160
6 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet40011275running0150
7 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39912400running31151
8107   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford3995960running38147
92312   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet3988625running0138
101618   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet3982875running0134
111375   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac3984905running0130
12 59   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford3988755running0127
13112   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3975495running0124
141527   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3954215running0121
151890   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3954975running0118
162088   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile3943895running0115
172471   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3943715running0112
18 747   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick3924285running0109
192532   Alan Kulwicki Hardee's   (Bill Terry)Ford3921250running0106
20 677   Greg Sacks Miller American   (DiGard Racing)Buick3926565running0103
21128   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet3922270running0100
222767   Buddy Arrington Vinton Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3893075running097
231752   Jimmy Means Nichols   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3812750running094
242864   Clark Dwyer Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford3792705running091
252649   Lennie Pond McCord Gasket   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3762810running0 
263070   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3722615oil pump085
271417   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet2701920engine082
28 822   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Bobby Allison)Buick222885crash079
29296   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet2151900crash076
302100   Morgan Shepherd Helen Rae Special   (Helen Rae Smith)Chevrolet281515crash073

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ken Ragan

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13030  
314010   #00 accident turn 1 
41189149  
1901945   #6 accident turn 2 
1952017  
2022076   #48,77 accident turn 4 
20822114  
22223514   #2,5,22,47 accident turn 1 
23627035  
2712766   #6 accident turn 2 
27731640  
3173237   #47 accident turn 2 
32434118  
34235817   #47 accident turn 2 
35940042  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.3%             Average green flag run: 41.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine13131
  Kyle Petty326938
  Richard Petty7015283
  Terry Labonte15318735
  Darrell Waltrip1881903
  Dale Earnhardt1911911
  Darrell Waltrip19220211
  Ricky Rudd20322018
  Darrell Waltrip2212244
  Ricky Rudd22525935
  Darrell Waltrip26029435
  Dale Earnhardt29531723
  Darrell Waltrip31834225
  Terry Labonte34339452
  Darrell Waltrip3954006

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 3303    
2   Darrell Waltrip 3150   -153  
3   Neil Bonnett 3018   -285  
4   Harry Gant 2910   -393  
5   Geoffrey Bodine 2893   -410  
6   Ricky Rudd 2858   -445  
7   Kyle Petty 2846   -457  
8   Terry Labonte 2814   -489  
9   Lake Speed 2624   -679  
10   Bobby Allison 2576   -727  
11   Dale Earnhardt 2500   -803  
12   Tim Richmond 2487   -816  
13   Buddy Baker 2328   -975  
14   Ron Bouchard 2311   -992  
15   Ken Schrader 2300   -1003  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2287   -1016  
17   Richard Petty 2279   -1024  
18   Rusty Wallace 2255   -1048  
19   Dave Marcis 2158   -1145  
20   Buddy Arrington 2029   -1274