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1986 Summer 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 29
Sunday, July 20, 1986 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:41:08
Average speed: 124.218 mph
Pole speed: 154.392 mph
Cautions: 8 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: .05 sec
Attendance: 65000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 525   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15046805running48180
21315   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford15029500running0170
3 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15022350running52175
4 611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet15023825running29165
51222   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick15017525running0155
6 344   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile15013775running0150
7103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet15014655running0146
8237   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford14912085running0142
92518   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1486710running0138
10204   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile1485740running0134
112723   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac1484470running1135
123281   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1483750running0127
133652   Jimmy Means McCarthy   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1488025running0124
142275   Jim Sauter Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac1477450running0121
152964   Eddie Bierschwale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1477420running0118
163117   Doug Heveron McCord Gaskets   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1466830running0115
173467   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1466665running0112
18386   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1456400running0109
193370   J.D. McDuffie Winkle   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1455980running0106
203774   Jack Ely Landers Industries   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1443010running0103
213080   Gary Fedewa Micromatic Refrigeration   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet1442355running0100
222835   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1432250oil line097
232690   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1436350running094
242171   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Pontiac1395135running091
251628   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford1382135engine088
263548   Jerry Cranmer Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1374755crash085
271127   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1338925engine082
282485   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet1291870running079
29 955   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1281815crash076
30 133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet12613360crash1478
311412   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet12510105crash675
32 847   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick1231625crash067
33178   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1234335crash064
34 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1204270crash061
35 49   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford10310660engine058
361888   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile981405oil pressure055
371566   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile861380ignition052
381926   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick184090crash049
393934   Jocko Maggiacomo WMGC-TV   (Jim Rosenblum)Oldsmobile121200engine046
404060   Cliff Hucul Vernon & Sons   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac21175clutch043
* Race shortened to 150 laps due to rain/darkness.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rick Newsom20Rick NewsomChevrolet
George Wiltshire39George WiltshireOldsmobile
Ferdin Wallace49James HyltonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21255   #26 accident turn 3 
269368  
94974   #17 spun turn 1 
981036  
1041063   #9 engine 
1071148  
1151173   #48 spun 
1181214  
1221254   #25,43 accident turn 2 
1261261  
1271337   #8,12,33,47,55 accident turn 2 
1341385  
1391424   #3 accident turn 2 
1431431  
1441463   #3 accident turn 2 
1471504  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.0%             Average green flag run: 13.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Harry Gant111
  Geoffrey Bodine22019
  Tim Richmond21211
  Michael Waltrip22221
  Geoffrey Bodine233311
  Darrell Waltrip34374
  Geoffrey Bodine38403
  Darrell Waltrip41422
  Tim Richmond435513
  Darrell Waltrip56572
  Geoffrey Bodine58592
  Darrell Waltrip60667
  Tim Richmond679024
  Geoffrey Bodine91933
  Harry Gant9410613
  Tim Richmond1071159
  Neil Bonnett1161216
  Geoffrey Bodine1221232
  Darrell Waltrip12413714
  Geoffrey Bodine13814912
  Tim Richmond1501501

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2490    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2331   -159  
3   Tim Richmond 2225   -265  
4   Bobby Allison 2188   -302  
5   Ricky Rudd 2128   -362  
6   Bill Elliott 2095   -395  
7   Rusty Wallace 2080   -410  
8   Terry Labonte 2009   -481  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 1957   -533  
10   Harry Gant 1936   -554  
11   Kyle Petty 1917   -573  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1879   -611  
13   Richard Petty 1773   -717  
14   Joe Ruttman 1721   -769  
15   Ken Schrader 1711   -779  
16   Neil Bonnett 1675   -815  
17   Morgan Shepherd 1507   -983  
18   Dave Marcis 1486   -1004  
19   Michael Waltrip 1455   -1035  
20   Tommy Ellis 1448   -1042