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1986 Winston Western 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 29
Sunday, November 16, 1986 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
119 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (311.780 miles)

Time of race: 3:04:48
Average speed: 101.246 mph
Pole speed: 118.247 mph
Cautions: 7 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 51000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 125   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11950955running22180
2 83   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet11926750running1175
3 45   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet11920175running55175
4 211   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11922350running19165
51026   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick11911945running0155
6188   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1198550running0150
7 922   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick11910975running0146
81127   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac11910775running0142
91212   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet11811875running12143
10 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile11811775running0134
112790   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1187765running0130
121971   Dave Marcis Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1176405running0127
131402   Mark Martin Hribar Truck & Equipment / Shelt-Martin   (Jerry Gunderman)Ford1172350running0 
143173   Bill Schmitt California Cooler   (Bill Schmitt)Chevrolet1164085running0121
15167   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1169550running0118
163318   Glen Steurer Stick Only / Hoopers   (Glen Steurer)Chevrolet1163780running0115
173252   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1165370running0112
183467   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knits   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1166110running0109
19 315   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford1159855running2111
202550   Al Unser Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac1102360engine0 
21 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1084820engine0100
222832   Ruben Garcia Suncrest Motorhomes   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet1082480running097
23 59   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford10211355engine799
244135   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1012105running091
252178   Jim Robinson Hammer Security / Mary's   (Lois Williams)Oldsmobile1003465engine088
263004   Hershel McGriff Wershow / Thompson   (Gary Smith)Pontiac971980engine085
272655   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile921875transmission082
283964   Rick McCray Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford904060crash079
292988   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile891275shifter076
303899   Ted Kennedy Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet831225transmission073
312223   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac821200engine070
321798   Jim Bown Hanna   (Johnny Kieper)Chevrolet811175transmission067
334048   Ron Esau McDonald's   (Marvin Ragan)Chevrolet763150rear end064
342062   Terry Petris Petris / Bud   (Terry Petris)Chevrolet611125water pump061
353728   Chad Little Northland / Western   (George Jefferson)Ford531100engine058
363629   George Follmer Follmer Racing   (Dick Midgley)Chevrolet421000suspension055
372333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet339575crash052
381375   Morgan Shepherd Nationwise Auto Parts   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac312950crash154
393574   Jim Fitzgerald Fitzgerald Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet28925clutch046
40244   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile26925crash043
411579   Derrike Cope Peterbilt   (Warren Razore)Ford20925engine040
424238   John Krebs Skoal Bandit   (John Krebs)Oldsmobile17925oil temperature037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Harry Goularte14OmnipriseHarry GoularteBuick
Eddie Bierschwale17K-Mart / Wynn'sRoger HambyOldsmobile
St. James Davis22WLifeline / Reynolds BuickLaDonna DavisBuick
Ray Kelly24L&L Conrod / Leonhardt Racing EnginesRay KellyPontiac
Jimmy Insolo35WBoulevard Aumotive / Stick OnlyPat MinteyChevrolet
Jack Sellers41Coca-Cola of SacramentoSara VincentChevrolet
Kevin Terris42Whisner RacingKevin TerrisChevrolet
Bob Kennedy45Erlich Motors / R.J. Theda Co.Myung Suk LeeChevrolet
Jocko Maggiacomo63Linro MotorsportsJim RosenblumBuick
Brad Tidrick72Lenards AutomotiveCindi TidrickBuick
Randy Becker87Baker TruckingRandy BeckerBuick
Ron Rainwater93Al Rainwater InsuranceAl RainwaterChevrolet
John Soares, Jr.94R.P.M. Products / T.O.E.Mike KardFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12727  
28303   #3,4 accident turn 3 
31311  
32365   #33,73,75 accident turn 4 
374711  
48514   #78 spun turn 6 
526918  
70734   #23 spun turn 9 
749320  
94974   #64 accident turn 9 
981047  
1051073   #78 stalled turn 9 
1081103  
1111133   #50 fire backstretch 
1141196  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.8%             Average green flag run: 11.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond111
  Geoffrey Bodine21514
  Tim Richmond162510
  Ricky Rudd26272
  Morgan Shepherd28281
  Darrell Waltrip294517
  Neil Bonnett465712
  Geoffrey Bodine586811
  Bill Elliott69757
  Geoffrey Bodine7610530
  Darrell Waltrip1061072
  Dale Earnhardt1081081
  Tim Richmond10911911

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4468    
2   Darrell Waltrip 4180   -288  
3   Tim Richmond 4174   -294  
4   Bill Elliott 3844   -624  
5   Ricky Rudd 3823   -645  
6   Rusty Wallace 3757   -711  
7   Bobby Allison 3698   -770  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 3678   -790  
9   Kyle Petty 3537   -931  
10   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 3536   -932  
11   Harry Gant 3498   -970  
12   Terry Labonte 3473   -995  
13   Neil Bonnett 3369   -1099  
14   Richard Petty 3314   -1154  
15   Joe Ruttman 3295   -1173  
16   Ken Schrader 3052   -1416  
17   Dave Marcis 2912   -1556  
18   Morgan Shepherd 2896   -1572  
19   Michael Waltrip 2853   -1615  
20   Buddy Arrington 2776   -1692