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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 29
Sunday, February 16, 1986 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:32
Average speed: 148.124 mph
Pole speed: 205.039 mph
Cautions: 8 for 46 laps
Margin of victory: 11.26 sec
Attendance: 140000
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200192715running101185
2 544   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile200103240running5175
3 611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20080515running3170
4258   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet20058975running1165
53155   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile19947415running0155
61498   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac19948310running0150
7164   Rick Wilson Cap'n Coty's   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile19936990running0146
8 927   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac19937840running0142
9 81   Sterling Marlin Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet19837165engine6143
103675   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac19831430running0134
112215   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford19832690running0130
123357   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Ford19820915running0127
13 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford19856070running2129
14 43   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19761655engine34126
153417   Doug Heveron Protecta Liner   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet19721120running0118
16 77   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford19523430running0115
172842   Dick Trickle Bill's Barbecue / Suncrest Motor Homes   (Billy Matthews)Chevrolet19415925running0112
18196   Trevor Boys Finky's   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet19119380running0109
192118   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet18915035running3111
203725   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18813875running7108
213877   Ken Ragan McCord Gaskets   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet18411870running0100
223947   Morgan Shepherd Snellman Construction   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet18115465running097
233567   Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock   (Buddy Arrington)Ford17715475engine094
241866   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile17412705running091
252789   Jim Sauter Evinrude Outboards   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac13811800clutch088
261788   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile11915400crash085
271328   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford11612985crash587
284026   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1159480crash079
292014   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile11311275engine181
301533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet10319920crash073
313054   Eddie Bierschwale Kodak Film   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1009965engine070
321212   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet10029710crash3272
334190   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford9111300engine064
342964   Pancho Carter K-Mart   (Elmo Langley)Ford7912925crash061
352610   Greg Sacks TRW   (DiGard Racing)Pontiac7616670clutch058
361043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac6310790crash055
372402   Mark Martin Lone Star Peterbilt   (Jerry Gunderman)Ford519560engine052
381171   Dave Marcis Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Pontiac4713295engine049
394252   Jimmy Means WNDB Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3811150engine046
402321   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Chevrolet299310engine043
41322   Kirk Bryant Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac2410995crash040
42 322   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick2118760engine037

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Tim Richmond25backup car
Ken Ragan77backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Delma Cowart0Carey Hilliard's ChevroletH.L. WatersChevrolet
Randy LaJoie07Snellman ConstructionKaj SnellmanChevrolet
Bob Park19Gardiner's AutoBob ParkPontiac
Michael Waltrip23Hawaiian PunchChuck RiderPontiac
Grant Adcox29Adcox ChevroletHerb AdcoxChevrolet
Alan Kulwicki32Quincy's Steak HouseBill TerryFord
Blackie Wangerin39Wangerin RacingBlackie WangerinFord
Ron Esau48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonChevrolet
Ferdin Wallace49Clearfield SpeedwayH.L. WatersChevrolet
Donny Paul53Paul RacingDon PaulChevrolet
Dick Skillen60Goff RacingTom GoffChevrolet
Buddy Arrington65Jim Peacock FordBuddy ArringtonFord
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Phil Barkdoll73Helen Rae SpecialPhil BarkdollFord
Bobby Wawak74Superior PipingBobby WawakChevrolet
Clark Dwyer76Arrington RacingBuddy ArringtonFord
Chet Fillip81Circle Bar Truck CorralCorey FillipFord
Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord
Eddie Bierschwale94Kodak FilmBobby EllerPontiac
Davey Allison95Sadler RacingSadler BrothersChevrolet
Connie Saylor99Ball RacingRalph BallChevrolet
DCSlick Johnson54Bill RamseyHenley GrayChevrolet
WDBob Penrod56Penrod's RestaurantBob PenrodChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26305   #2 accident turn 2 
316333  
647512   #43 accident turn 2 
76827  
83886   #7,64 accident turn 2 
89935  
94974   #90 engine 
981014  
1021054   #54 engine 
1061094  
1101123   #47 stalled pit exit 
1131164  
1171259   #7,9,12,18,26,28,33,75,88 accident turn 4 
1261294  
1301323   debris 
13320068  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.0%             Average green flag run: 17.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott122
  Geoffrey Bodine3108
  Dale Earnhardt112414
  Geoffrey Bodine25262
  A.J. Foyt27271
  Dale Earnhardt28314
  Geoffrey Bodine324110
  Dale Earnhardt42421
  Neil Bonnett437432
  Geoffrey Bodine75817
  Tommy Ellis82821
  Cale Yarborough83831
  Geoffrey Bodine84929
  Cale Yarborough93942
  Sterling Marlin951006
  Bobby Hillin, Jr.1011011
  Tim Richmond1021087
  Cale Yarborough1091102
  Tommy Ellis1111122
  Dale Earnhardt1131175
  Darrell Waltrip1181181
  Geoffrey Bodine11913517
  Dale Earnhardt1361449
  Geoffrey Bodine14515814
  Dale Earnhardt1591591
  Terry Labonte1601645
  Darrell Waltrip1651662
  Geoffrey Bodine16720034

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Geoffrey Bodine 185    
2   Terry Labonte 175   -10  
3   Darrell Waltrip 170   -15  
4   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 165   -20  
5   Benny Parsons 155   -30  
6   Ron Bouchard 150   -35  
7   Rick Wilson 146   -39  
8   Sterling Marlin 143   -42  
9   Rusty Wallace 142   -43  
10   Lake Speed 134   -51  
11   Ricky Rudd 130   -55  
12   Bill Elliott 129   -56  
13   Jody Ridley 127   -58  
14   Dale Earnhardt 126   -59  
15   Doug Heveron 118   -67  
16   Kyle Petty 115   -70  
17   Dick Trickle 112   -73  
18   Tommy Ellis 111   -74  
19   Trevor Boys 109   -76  
20   Tim Richmond 108   -77