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1986 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 6 of 29
Sunday, April 13, 1986 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:53:11
Average speed: 128.994 mph
Pole speed: 159.197 mph
Cautions: 11 for 54 laps
Margin of victory: .48 sec
Attendance: 53500
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 43   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36752250running335185
21011   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet36731600running13175
31222   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36613355running1170
4 512   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet36616480running0160
5 225   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3647305running5160
61327   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac36412575running0150
71643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3649600running0146
8219   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36213685running0142
9277   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford36111030running0138
102290   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford35610525running0134
112935   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3443900running0130
122836   H.B. Bailey National Motors   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac3433195running0127
131923   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3403515engine0124
14 933   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet33011435running10126
15254   Rick Wilson Cap'n Coty's   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile3293065running0118
164082   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford3202520running0115
173870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3196585running0112
183764   Connie Saylor Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3136365running0 
193974   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick3002190crash0106
201775   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac2926585running0103
21 626   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick2851995radiator0100
222328   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford2672535engine097
231547   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick2341825crash094
24306   Trevor Boys U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet2275575brakes091
253152   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2125435crash088
26 815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford2079605crash190
273571   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet2014965water pump187
28 355   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1991580engine184
293218   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1971460crash076
301488   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile1491420valve073
312066   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Pontiac1471380crash070
321144   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1468090timing chain067
33 71   Sterling Marlin Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1401300engine064
343394   Eddie Bierschwale Kodak Film   (Bobby Eller)Pontiac1301265a frame061
353617   Doug Heveron Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile1114440engine058
363448   Ronnie Thomas Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet834250engine055
372498   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac653950brakes052
38188   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick423925crash049
392695   Davey Allison Martha Washington Inn   (Sadler Brothers)Chevrolet11195crash046
40 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet111005camshaft043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Earle Canavan01Gates RubberEarle CanavanPontiac
Buddy Arrington67Pannill KnittingBuddy ArringtonFord
Mike Potter88Potter RacingJimmy WalkerFord
David Sosebee91Gober SosebeeChevrolet
Jonathan Lee Edwards92Edwards RacingJonathan Lee EdwardsBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
243   #95,98 accident turn 1 
54440  
45528   #8 accident turn 3 
5314088  
1411444   #1 accident turn 3 
1451495  
1501523   #66 accident turn 4 
15318836  
1891935   #4,7 accident turn 2 
1942029  
2032053   #18 accident turn 4 
2062083  
2092168   #15,33,82 accident turn 1 
2172193  
2202267   #52 accident turn 3 
22724014  
2412444   #26,47 accident turn 2 
245350106  
3513566   #74 spun turn 3 
3573626  
3633653   #9,43 accident turn 2 
3663672  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.7%             Average green flag run: 26.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond155
  Dale Earnhardt64540
  Benny Parsons46461
  Dave Marcis47471
  Dale Earnhardt4811568
  Harry Gant11612510
  Dale Earnhardt12614116
  Ricky Rudd1421421
  Dale Earnhardt14318947
  Bobby Allison1901901
  Dale Earnhardt19124151
  Darrell Waltrip2422465
  Dale Earnhardt24731064
  Darrell Waltrip3113177
  Dale Earnhardt31835134
  Darrell Waltrip3523521
  Dale Earnhardt35336715

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1000    
2   Dale Earnhardt 952   -48  
3   Rusty Wallace 885   -115  
4   Terry Labonte 861   -139  
5   Bill Elliott 832   -168  
6   Kyle Petty 785   -215  
7   Tim Richmond 773   -227  
8   Harry Gant 740   -260  
9   Richard Petty 730   -270  
10   Bobby Allison 726   -274  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 713   -287  
12   Neil Bonnett 660   -340  
13   Tommy Ellis 653   -347  
14   Ricky Rudd 627   -373  
15   Ken Schrader 613   -387  
16   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 609   -391  
17   Morgan Shepherd 601   -399  
18   Ron Bouchard 566   -434  
19   Joe Ruttman 561   -439  
20   Trevor Boys 543   -457