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1986 Miller High Life 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 29
Sunday, February 23, 1986 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (216.800 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:54
Average speed: 71.078 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 9 for 63 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 25000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1127   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford40037880running4180
21726   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick40016215running21175
3103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40019310running299175
42322   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3996275running0160
5 311   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet39814295crash1160
6 48   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3987240running0150
71912   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet39810055running0146
8 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3978435crash59147
92471   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3975890running12143
10 627   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3956530running1139
113052   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3956510running3135
122895   Davey Allison Sadler Racing   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet3951860running0127
132264   Doug Heveron Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Elmo Langley)Ford3914760running0 
141667   Buddy Arrington Hinder Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3894580running0121
15 244   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3897550running0118
162670   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3874325running0115
17 775   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac3824145running0112
18 598   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac3803915running0109
192010   Greg Sacks TRW   (DiGard Racing)Pontiac3697100running0106
202743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3631615running0103
21 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford3539730running0100
221525   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3521295running097
232990   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3294450running094
241318   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet3171225running091
252123   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3131790head gasket088
26146   Trevor Boys U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick2793335crash085
27252   Kirk Bryant Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac883300crash082
281833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet298385overheating079
291117   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile173210crash076
30 815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford177715crash073
313148   Eddie Bierschwale Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet22515engine070

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Alan Kulwicki32Quincy's Steak HouseBill TerryFord
Ronnie Thomas41Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasChevrolet
Jonathan Lee Edwards92Edwards RacingJonathan Lee EdwardsBuick
Eddie Bierschwale94Kodak FilmBobby EllerPontiac
DCRon Esau48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10134   #2,6,23,67 accident turn 2 
14141  
15173   #75 accident turn 1 
18181  
193517   #3,9,10,11,15,17,18,25,26,27,33,43,98 accident turn 3 
365823  
59646   #2 accident frontstretch 
6515288  
1531586   #2,25 accident turn 2 
15920143  
2022098   #90 accident turn 4 
21027162  
2722776   #10 spun turn 2 
27832043  
32133010   #12,27 accident turn 2 
33139767  
3984003   #3,5,6,11,26,67 accident turn 3 
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.8%             Average green flag run: 37.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine15959
  Dave Marcis607112
  Jimmy Means72743
  Dale Earnhardt75202128
  Rusty Wallace2032031
  Dale Earnhardt20427269
  Kyle Petty2732731
  Dale Earnhardt27432148
  Darrell Waltrip3223221
  Joe Ruttman32334321
  Dale Earnhardt34439754
  Kyle Petty3984003

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Geoffrey Bodine 332    
2   Darrell Waltrip 330   -2  
3   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 315   -17  
4   Dale Earnhardt 301   -31  
5   Kyle Petty 295   -37  
6   Terry Labonte 293   -39  
7   Rusty Wallace 281   -51  
8   Ron Bouchard 259   -73  
9   Joe Ruttman 254   -78  
10   Lake Speed 246   -86  
11   Bill Elliott 229   -103  
12   Neil Bonnett 218   -114  
13   Buddy Arrington 215   -117  
14   Tim Richmond 205   -127  
15   Ricky Rudd 203   -129  
16   Tommy Ellis 202   -130  
17   Bobby Allison 197   -135  
18   Trevor Boys 194   -138  
19   Dave Marcis 192   -140  
20   Jimmy Means 181   -151