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1986 Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 29
Sunday, March 2, 1986 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:10
Average speed: 120.488 mph
Pole speed: 146.348 mph
Cautions: 9 for 50 laps
Margin of victory: .68 sec
Attendance: 47500
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 144   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile49244550running306185
2 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet49228110running0170
31343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49215970running59170
42247   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4919255running0160
5 411   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49118615running1160
61028   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford4905410running0150
7 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49015560running0146
8 53   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49019510running69147
91812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49012710running2143
101575   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4899965running4139
11127   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford48910870running1135
122027   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4878165running0127
133098   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Buick4867645running0124
141618   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet4853270running0121
152732   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Bill Terry)Ford4833870running0118
16 225   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4783170running0115
173467   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4776835running0112
18192   Kirk Bryant Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac4766575running0109
193352   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4766305running0106
20 35   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet45910470engine46108
211723   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4572165running0100
22 890   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4576765running097
232964   Pancho Carter K-Care   (Elmo Langley)Ford4365430running094
243692   Jonathan Lee Edwards Share The Pride   (Jonathan Lee Edwards)Chevrolet4322440running091
252695   Davey Allison Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet4101965rear end088
263741   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet3561815rear end085
271171   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3524970engine287
281415   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford3159715engine079
292594   Eddie Bierschwale Kodak Film   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac2311665crash076
302817   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile2284660engine073
313870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1704300engine070
323501   Earle Canavan Gates Rubber   (Earle Canavan)Pontiac1651475engine067
332126   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1172000overheating064
34 622   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1171375ignition266
35316   Trevor Boys Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1014090brakes058
363948   Wayne Slark Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet964055crash055
372310   Greg Sacks TRW   (DiGard Racing)Pontiac818300handling052
383274   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet471250engine049
39248   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick413960crash046
404020   Rick Newsom Selcam Enterprises   (Rick Newsom)Buick391205crash043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Brad Heath49James HyltonChevrolet
Jerry Holden68Holden RacingJerry HoldenFord
Mike Potter88Walker EnterprisesJimmy WalkerFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
683   #25 stalled backstretch 
9146  
15184   #01 spun turn 3 
194729  
486013   #2,8,20,23 accident turn 1 
617212  
73753  
7610934  
1101145   #48 accident backstretch 
1151206  
1211233  
124234111  
2352395   #64 spun turn 3 
2402423  
2432497  
250434185  
4354417   #2 spun turn 2 
44249251  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.2%             Average green flag run: 44.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte199
  Geoffrey Bodine104132
  Dale Earnhardt42509
  Bobby Allison51522
  Dave Marcis53542
  Dale Earnhardt5511056
  Neil Bonnett1111122
  Dale Earnhardt1131164
  Richard Petty1171237
  Terry Labonte12416441
  Richard Petty16521046
  Geoffrey Bodine21122111
  Terry Labonte22223413
  Richard Petty2352351
  Kyle Petty2362361
  Richard Petty2372404
  Terry Labonte24133898
  Geoffrey Bodine3393413
  Darrell Waltrip3423421
  Lake Speed3433464
  Terry Labonte34743488
  Richard Petty4354351
  Terry Labonte43649257

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 490    
2   Terry Labonte 478   -12  
3   Dale Earnhardt 448   -42  
4   Geoffrey Bodine 440   -50  
5   Kyle Petty 430   -60  
6   Rusty Wallace 408   -82  
7   Lake Speed 385   -105  
8   Ron Bouchard 383   -107  
9   Bill Elliott 375   -115  
10   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 361   -129  
10   Neil Bonnett 361   -129  
12   Richard Petty 328   -162  
13   Buddy Arrington 327   -163  
14   Tommy Ellis 323   -167  
15   Harry Gant 322   -168  
16   Tim Richmond 320   -170  
17   Joe Ruttman 318   -172  
18   Jimmy Means 287   -203  
19   Ricky Rudd 282   -208  
20   Dave Marcis 279   -211