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1986 Delaware 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 29
Sunday, September 14, 1986 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:22:24
Average speed: 114.329 mph
Pole speed: 146.205 mph
Cautions: 13 for 88 laps
Margin of victory: 5.08 sec
Attendance: 44000
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11115   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford50051500running141185
22412   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50030800running12175
3207   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford50022850running4170
41388   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4998975running0160
51471   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet49812830running9160
61826   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49810370running0150
72535   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4975600running0146
81518   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet4964600running0142
9128   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4958275running0138
10 975   Morgan Shepherd Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4939215running36139
112202   Mark Martin Martin Racing   (Jerry Gunderman)Ford4933100running0130
121643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4936555running0127
13 827   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4919350running39129
142111   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49012650running0121
152867   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4846085running0118
162623   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4713575running0115
173948   Johnny Coy, Jr. Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4695265running0112
18336   Joe Booher Finky's   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4655005running0109
19 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile46110000engine85111
201022   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4619250running0103
21 33   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet43210750running3105
221790   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4165645engine097
232381   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford3821550engine094
243252   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3644275engine091
251917   Eddie Bierschwale K-Care   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3624315engine088
26 225   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2994555running085
27 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford27610550engine3687
28 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26011300engine8984
293664   Bryan Baker Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2523985crash076
303456   Howard Rose Performance Engine   (H.L. Rose)Pontiac2411200overheating073
313060   Cliff Hucul Spirit of Illinois   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac2271150crash070
32 54   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2151100brakes067
333874   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1601050vibration064
342780   Gary Fedewa Fedewa Racing   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet1471000engine061
35 433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet1429500crash4663
363196   Jerry Bowman Precision Tune / J.B.'s Auto Machine   (Jerry Bowman)Ford134875engine055
373570   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac1152875engine052
384037   Roy Lee Hendrick Hanover Printing   (Wayne Beahr)Ford91875overheating049
393765   Tommie Crozier Universal Steel   (Bill Leonard)Pontiac86850vibration046
402968   Mike Potter Potter Racing   (Jimmy Walker)Ford22850engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
George Wiltshire39George WiltshireOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   debris backstretch 
63227  
335321   #35,65 accident turn 2 
5412067  
12113111   #70 oil on track 
13214110  
1421454   #33,56 accident turns 3/4 
1461527  
1531564   #80 oil on track 
15717620  
1771848   #22 spun turn 3 
18520016  
2012044   #23 spun turn 2 
20524339  
2442507   #60 accident turn 1 
2512555  
2562616   #64 accident turn 4 
2622698  
2702734   #9 oil on track 
27433461  
3353417   #3 accident turn 2 
34236322  
3643674   #81 oil on track 
36843063  
4314355   #27 accident turn 3 
43650065  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 29.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine13333
  Dave Marcis34429
  Morgan Shepherd435715
  Geoffrey Bodine588124
  Harry Gant8212140
  Morgan Shepherd1221221
  Rusty Wallace12313412
  Harry Gant1351406
  Neil Bonnett14115212
  Geoffrey Bodine15317119
  Bill Elliott1721776
  Morgan Shepherd17818710
  Bill Elliott1881892
  Geoffrey Bodine19020112
  Bill Elliott20222928
  Rusty Wallace23024415
  Geoffrey Bodine2452451
  Rusty Wallace24625712
  Ricky Rudd25827013
  Morgan Shepherd2712766
  Dale Earnhardt2772793
  Kyle Petty2802834
  Terry Labonte28434562
  Ricky Rudd34636419
  Morgan Shepherd3653684
  Ricky Rudd36938416
  Terry Labonte38540723
  Ricky Rudd40850093

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3498    
2   Tim Richmond 3360   -138  
3   Darrell Waltrip 3306   -192  
4   Bobby Allison 3112   -386  
5   Ricky Rudd 3069   -429  
6   Bill Elliott 3033   -465  
7   Rusty Wallace 2903   -595  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 2867   -631  
9   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2823   -675  
10   Terry Labonte 2757   -741  
11   Kyle Petty 2744   -754  
12   Harry Gant 2692   -806  
13   Richard Petty 2554   -944  
14   Joe Ruttman 2466   -1032  
15   Neil Bonnett 2452   -1046  
16   Morgan Shepherd 2418   -1080  
17   Ken Schrader 2355   -1143  
18   Dave Marcis 2235   -1263  
18   Michael Waltrip 2235   -1263  
20   Buddy Arrington 2146   -1352