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1986 Budweiser 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 29
Sunday, May 18, 1986 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:20:51
Average speed: 115.009 mph
Pole speed: 138.217 mph
Cautions: 8 for 67 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 46000
Lead changes: 29

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 35   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50051700running85180
21022   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick50029150running2175
3 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49924900running57170
4 115   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49818875running0160
5 611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49818975running0155
6 443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49410480running0150
7219   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49314800running0146
8208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4939065running0142
91118   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet4934100running9143
101690   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford49310325running0134
11 926   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4865165running1135
121723   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4793100running2132
132994   Trevor Boys Kodak   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac4732350running0124
141433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet47011200engine177131
152567   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4696055running0118
162848   Jerry Cranmer Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4675735running0 
17 544   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile44510250engine78117
18 875   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4445475crash0109
19127   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford4328750running0106
202370   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3835565engine0103
211371   Dave Marcis Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3614855steering2105
222680   Gary Fedewa Coaches Ltd.   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet3341600engine097
232435   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3171550overheating094
243152   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3024545oil pressure091
253320   Rick Newsom Vienna Inn   (Rick Newsom)Buick2601600overheating088
261927   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac2428400engine085
271898   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac2191350engine082
281512   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1798330clutch8784
293296   Jerry Bowman Milford Fertilizer   (Jerry Bowman)Ford1211250handling076
303768   Jerry Holden Holden Racing   (Jerry Holden)Ford1001200brakes0 
31356   Joe Booher U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet913925engine070
32 725   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet853865engine067
333488   Mike Potter Walker Enterprises   (Jimmy Walker)Ford731050engine064
342764   Rick Baldwin Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)Ford393755engine0 
352217   Doug Heveron K-Care   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet263635engine058
363603   Howard Mark D & H Racing   (Howard Mark)Chevrolet14875overheating055
373038   Joe Fields Hanover Printing   (Wayne Beahr)Ford0875crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
31210   #38,96 accident turn 4 
132715  
283710   #17 spun turn 1 
38403  
41455   #64 engine 
467429  
75839   #88 engine 
84852  
86894   #25 engine 
90280191  
2812899   #20 spun turn 4 
290452163  
45346614   #75 accident turn 4 
4674726  
4734786   #33 engine 
47950022  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.4%             Average green flag run: 48.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt11616
  Geoffrey Bodine172812
  Tommy Ellis29379
  Harry Gant387437
  Neil Bonnett75751
  Dave Marcis76772
  Michael Waltrip78792
  Neil Bonnett8016586
  Terry Labonte1661705
  Harry Gant1711755
  Terry Labonte1761772
  Harry Gant17820932
  Terry Labonte2102156
  Geoffrey Bodine2162161
  Terry Labonte2172204
  Geoffrey Bodine22124525
  Terry Labonte2462483
  Harry Gant2492579
  Joe Ruttman2582581
  Harry Gant2592602
  Terry Labonte26128121
  Geoffrey Bodine2822821
  Terry Labonte28331937
  Harry Gant32037960
  Geoffrey Bodine3803812
  Dale Earnhardt38242241
  Harry Gant42345432
  Bobby Allison4554562
  Geoffrey Bodine45750044

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1587    
2   Darrell Waltrip 1463   -124  
3   Bobby Allison 1373   -214  
4   Terry Labonte 1306   -281  
5   Rusty Wallace 1301   -286  
6   Bill Elliott 1287   -300  
7   Geoffrey Bodine 1262   -325  
8   Kyle Petty 1258   -329  
9   Harry Gant 1215   -372  
10   Ricky Rudd 1202   -385  
10   Tim Richmond 1202   -385  
12   Richard Petty 1186   -401  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1185   -402  
14   Joe Ruttman 1133   -454  
15   Ken Schrader 1099   -488  
16   Neil Bonnett 1007   -580  
17   Buddy Arrington 975   -612  
18   Morgan Shepherd 968   -619  
19   Tommy Ellis 959   -628  
20   Dave Marcis 955   -632