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1986 Miller High Life 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 29
Sunday, June 8, 1986 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:24:50
Average speed: 113.279 mph
Pole speed: 153.625 mph
Cautions: 9 for 53 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 60000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 325   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20046705running97185
2 83   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20029750running8175
31028   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford20015450running0165
41415   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20018375running3165
5119   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20019725running10160
6 727   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac20013825running0150
71826   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick20010150running4151
8257   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford20012085running2147
9 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20014660running65143
10378   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1999915running0134
112475   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac1998035running0130
121698   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1993750running0127
131222   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick19810530running0124
142271   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Pontiac1987230running0121
152118   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1975190running0118
163170   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1966505running0115
17306   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1966245running0 
181547   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick1953475crash4114
191343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1955770running0106
202981   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1943510running0103
212767   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1935400crash4105
223352   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1935025running097
23 512   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet18910545running094
243548   Jerry Cranmer Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1884855running0 
253674   Jack Ely Landers Industries   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1852135running0 
26 433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet18410780crash085
272390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1625680valve082
282617   Pancho Carter K-Mart / Wynn's Oil   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1454605engine284
292007   Randy LaJoie Snellman Construction   (Kaj Snellman)Chevrolet1441815engine076
303992   Jonathan Lee Edwards Edwards Racing   (Jonathan Lee Edwards)Buick1361760ignition073
311766   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1311705engine070
323264   Eddie Bierschwale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1263625crash067
33 255   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile901570valve169
343485   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet871515handling061
35 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile608405engine058
361988   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile601460engine055
374020   Rick Newsom Vienna Inn   (Rick Newsom)Buick591380engine052
383824   Buddie Boys Clements Automotive   (Crawford Clements)Pontiac511355crash049
392823   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac121200engine046
40 911   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet712225engine043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bob Park19Bob ParkPontiac
Don Hume49James HyltonChevrolet
Tommie Crozier65Universal SteelBill LeonardPontiac
Mike Potter68Jimmy WalkerFord
Jerry Ward76Buddy ArringtonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #11,12 accident turn 1 
9113  
12154   #44,47 accident turn 2 
163015  
31333   #81 spun turn 1 
344714  
48492   #24,43 accident turn 1 
507526  
76794   #64 spun turn 2 
809516  
9611823   rain 
1191235  
1241274   #18 spun turn 3 
1281292  
1301345   #64 accident turn 2 
13519662  
1972004   #5,33,47,67 accident turn 2 
  Percent of race run under caution: 26.5%             Average green flag run: 16.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine11111
  Benny Parsons12121
  Tim Richmond133119
  Ricky Rudd32343
  Tim Richmond354713
  Pancho Carter48492
  Geoffrey Bodine507425
  Rusty Wallace75751
  Geoffrey Bodine768813
  Tim Richmond89935
  Geoffrey Bodine941029
  Buddy Arrington1031064
  Bill Elliott10711610
  Kyle Petty1171182
  Geoffrey Bodine1191246
  Joe Ruttman1251273
  Dale Earnhardt1281358
  Tim Richmond13616429
  Morgan Shepherd1651684
  Joe Ruttman1691691
  Tim Richmond17020031

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2097    
2   Darrell Waltrip 1846   -251  
3   Bobby Allison 1775   -322  
4   Rusty Wallace 1750   -347  
5   Tim Richmond 1742   -355  
6   Bill Elliott 1737   -360  
7   Ricky Rudd 1674   -423  
8   Terry Labonte 1626   -471  
9   Harry Gant 1608   -489  
10   Kyle Petty 1548   -549  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 1531   -566  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1504   -593  
13   Richard Petty 1491   -606  
14   Joe Ruttman 1388   -709  
15   Ken Schrader 1387   -710  
16   Neil Bonnett 1372   -725  
17   Morgan Shepherd 1307   -790  
18   Dave Marcis 1240   -857  
19   Buddy Arrington 1186   -911  
20   Tommy Ellis 1140   -957