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1987 Budweiser 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 29
Sunday, May 31, 1987 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:25:35
Average speed: 112.958 mph
Pole speed: 145.056 mph
Cautions: 9 for 59 laps
Margin of victory: 7 sec
Attendance: 56000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 228   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford50046600running212185
2 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford50035575running61175
31311   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49925575running1165
4103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49820775running15165
5 935   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49818025running0155
6 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford49812880running38155
7 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4967895running0151
82571   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet49611575running25147
91275   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac4948465running0138
101644   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4949280running0134
112288   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4923400running0130
121115   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49011300running1132
133752   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4876485running0124
14181   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet4862400running0121
15177   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4857275crash0118
163112   Larry Pollard Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4835615running0 
171927   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac48110150running0112
182867   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4795305running0109
193604   Charlie Rudolph Rudolph Racing   (Charlie Rudolph)Chevrolet4622050running0106
202964   Rodney Combs Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford4565595engine0103
212130   Michael Waltrip Bahre Racing   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4154725engine0100
222655   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3892400crash097
233870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3731850engine094
241421   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3708800running091
25 422   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36210600engine14793
26208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3598700engine085
272780   Gary Fedewa Refrigeration Sales   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet3551650engine082
28 75   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3168600engine079
29 64   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2891540engine076
30 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet1964275engine073
313058   Jerry Bowman J.B.'s Auto Machine   (Jerry Bowman)Ford1611450electrical070
321526   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1354155crash067
333581   Mike Potter Jimmy Walker Coal   (Corey Fillip)Ford1321350crash064
34336   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet914035crash061
352318   Dale Jarrett Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet843200transmission058
362443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac693175crash055
373462   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac591175engine052
383237   Curtis Markham Hanover Printing   (Wayne Beahr)Ford291175crash0 
393931   Ron Shephard National Parts Peddler / L.B.S. Graphics   (Ron Shephard)Chevrolet221150engine046

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Johnny Coy, Jr.
Eddie Drury
Billy Fulcher
Phil Good
Jerry Holden

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26294   #31 engine 
30334  
34407   #37 accident turn 3 
417131  
72809   #43 accident 
819616  
9710711   #6 accident frontstretch 
10813831  
13914911   #4,26,81 accident frontstretch 
15016213  
1631675   ambulance 
168363196  
3643685   #8 engine 
3693713  
3723743   #90 spun frontstretch 
37539622  
3974004   #27,55 accident turn 4 
401500100  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.8%             Average green flag run: 44.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott12525
  Ken Schrader266338
  Bill Elliott649835
  Dave Marcis9912325
  Bobby Allison12413714
  Ricky Rudd1381381
  Dale Earnhardt13915214
  Davey Allison15316210
  Bobby Allison16322765
  Davey Allison22825023
  Bobby Allison25131565
  Davey Allison31634530
  Bobby Allison3463483
  Davey Allison34936214
  Terry Labonte3633631
  Davey Allison36439431
  Bill Elliott3953951
  Dale Earnhardt3963961
  Davey Allison397500104

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1823    
2   Bill Elliott 1614   -209  
3   Terry Labonte 1568   -255  
4   Neil Bonnett 1556   -267  
5   Rusty Wallace 1467   -356  
6   Kyle Petty 1465   -358  
7   Darrell Waltrip 1458   -365  
8   Richard Petty 1435   -388  
9   Ken Schrader 1406   -417  
10   Ricky Rudd 1378   -445  
11   Phil Parsons 1316   -507  
12   Benny Parsons 1309   -514  
13   Morgan Shepherd 1293   -530  
14   Sterling Marlin 1214   -609  
15   Geoffrey Bodine 1212   -611  
16   Alan Kulwicki 1211   -612  
17   Bobby Allison 1210   -613  
18   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1193   -630  
19   Michael Waltrip 1155   -668  
20   Dave Marcis 1063   -760