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1986 Sovran Bank 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 29
Sunday, April 27, 1986 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:25:15
Average speed: 76.882 mph
Pole speed: 90.716 mph
Cautions: 7 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lp 6 sec
Attendance: 38500
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 415   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford50040850running163185
21026   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49917325running0170
3 744   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile49617125running0165
41635   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4968350running0160
5127   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford49611050running0155
6238   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4957680running0150
72090   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4937830running0146
81122   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4926710running0142
91779   Derrike Cope Western Peterbilt   (Warren Razore)Ford4892350running0138
101375   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4876620running0134
112523   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4842070running0130
123152   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4795000running0127
133048   Jerry Cranmer Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4654790running0124
14286   Trevor Boys U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4654580running0121
152467   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4646120engine0118
161971   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4634245running0115
17 65   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4557280engine1117
182970   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4294035running0109
192194   Morgan Shepherd Kodak Film   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac3811525running0106
20 125   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3727440running13108
21 33   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3479915engine102105
222719   Mike Skinner Zanworth Racing Team   (Zanworth Racing Team)Pontiac3441205running097
232264   Jimmy Hensley Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3263375oil pressure094
241418   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet3011185engine3696
251533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet2929075engine8393
261812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet2678265engine590
27 211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet24112155engine9787
28 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2023315axle079
292617   Doug Heveron Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet783295fan belt076
30 527   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac567125engine073
31 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford429025engine070

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ronnie Thomas41Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasChevrolet
Bryan Baker87Bull Frog KnitsBuck BakerOldsmobile

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18203   #17 spun turn 2 
214525  
46494   #9 engine 
50567  
57637   #27 engine 
648623  
87904   #19 spun turn 4 
91291201  
2922987   #33 engine 
2993035  
3043074   #18 engine 
30834942  
3503534   #3 engine 
354500147  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.6%             Average green flag run: 58.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond11313
  Darrell Waltrip144633
  Neil Bonnett47515
  Tommy Ellis528736
  Dale Earnhardt8814154
  Darrell Waltrip14220564
  Harry Gant20623530
  Dale Earnhardt2362383
  Harry Gant23929153
  Ricky Rudd2922932
  Dale Earnhardt2942941
  Ricky Rudd2953028
  Dale Earnhardt30334644
  Ricky Rudd3473504
  Geoffrey Bodine3513511
  Ricky Rudd352500149

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1247    
2   Dale Earnhardt 1242   -5  
3   Terry Labonte 1113   -134  
4   Rusty Wallace 1092   -155  
5   Kyle Petty 1082   -165  
6   Bill Elliott 1040   -207  
7   Bobby Allison 1018   -229  
8   Tim Richmond 1008   -239  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 1000   -247  
10   Ricky Rudd 987   -260  
11   Harry Gant 984   -263  
12   Richard Petty 890   -357  
13   Joe Ruttman 886   -361  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 883   -364  
15   Neil Bonnett 880   -367  
15   Ken Schrader 880   -367  
17   Morgan Shepherd 813   -434  
18   Buddy Arrington 760   -487  
19   Alan Kulwicki 756   -491  
20   Tommy Ellis 749   -498