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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 29
Sunday, February 15, 1987 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:12
Average speed: 176.263 mph
Pole speed: 210.364 mph
Cautions: 4 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 145000
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford200204150running104185
2 435   Benny Parsons Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200122420running2175
31143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac20076040running2170
4 788   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile20074450running45165
5133   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20064925running16160
6 622   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick20060475running0150
7 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford20068545running14151
8 517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20039925running1147
93115   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20038425running0138
102229   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile20029600running0134
111955   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile20026200running0130
121575   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac19929600running5132
13218   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick19929005running0124
14 85   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19936365running10126
15377   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford19822740running0118
163526   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick19820660running0115
172477   Ken Ragan TRW   (Marvin Ragan)Ford19717085running0112
181411   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet19725915running0109
193610   Rodney Combs Oberg Filters   (DiGard Racing)Oldsmobile19715295running0106
204250   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac19614335running0103
212786   Ronnie Sanders Moss-Dingler   (Ray Moss)Ford19513930running0 
221830   Michael Waltrip Oxford Plains Speedway   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet19318110running097
23286   Trevor Boys U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet19116795running094
244052   Jimmy Means Turtle Wax / Car & Driver   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac19114480running091
253870   J.D. McDuffie Tom WinklePontiac19111810running088
263383   Lake Speed Wynn's / Kmart   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile18811105engine085
27 228   Davey Allison Ranier-Lundy   (Harry Ranier)Ford18414045running082
283912   David Sosebee Hamby Automotive   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet18414145running079
292966   Tom Sneva Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile18211135engine076
301044   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile16716875clutch178
311233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet15615100transmission070
32171   Ron Bouchard Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet12511370engine067
332319   Derrike Cope Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Ford12410840overheating064
341671   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet11513975oil leak061
352021   Kyle Petty Citgo / 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford7213455valve058
363467   Eddie Bierschwale Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4412235engine055
37 94   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile3711420clutch052
383082   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford369540engine049
392681   Chet Fillip Marshall Batteries   (Corey Fillip)Ford199705engine046
402564   Connie Saylor Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1211470engine043
413227   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1015720piston040
424114   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen / Gilmore   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile107870spark plug037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dick McCabe00McCabe BaitDick McCabeChevrolet
Joe Booher02Duragloss Car CareJoe BooherPontiac
Jeff Swindell09Swindell RacingJeff SwindellChevrolet
Tommy Ellis18Freedlander FinancialEric FreedlanderChevrolet
Grant Adcox24Herb Adcox ChevroletHerb AdcoxChevrolet
Jonathan Lee Edwards32Edwards RacingJonathan Lee EdwardsChevrolet
Blackie Wangerin39Wangerin RacingBlackie WangerinFord
Ronnie Thomas41J & M GlassRonnie ThomasPontiac
Steve Moore48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonChevrolet
Delma Cowart49Clearfield SpeedwayH.L. WatersChevrolet
David Simko51Mound SteelElmer SimkoChevrolet
Donnie Allison54JerzeesHenley GrayChevrolet
Steve Christman62Winkle MotorsportsTom WinklePontiac
Jocko Maggiacomo63Linro MotorsportsJim RosenblumChevrolet
Phil Barkdoll73Helen RaePhil BarkdollOldsmobile
Bobby Wawak74Superior Piping / Nelson ContractingBobby WawakChevrolet
Jim Sauter89Evinrude OutboardsMueller BrothersPontiac
Ralph Jones92Country Boy WaterbedsLucky ComptonFord
Charlie Baker93Salmon ChevroletPatsy SalmonChevrolet
Ed Pimm98Curb Records / Cannon VillageMike CurbBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14141  
42454   #28 debris turn 3 
46483  
49524   #67 engine 
5313987  
1401434   #19 engine 
14415411  
1551573   #5 accident turn 4 
15820043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.5%             Average green flag run: 37.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott13535
  Buddy Baker36361
  Geoffrey Bodine37382
  Bill Elliott39424
  Buddy Baker435210
  Geoffrey Bodine53531
  Buddy Baker548128
  Ken Schrader82865
  Neil Bonnett87882
  Bill Elliott8911729
  Ken Schrader1181225
  Geoffrey Bodine1231242
  Neil Bonnett1251273
  Bill Elliott12813710
  Ken Schrader1381392
  Bill Elliott1401401
  Darrell Waltrip1411411
  Benny Parsons1421432
  Dale Earnhardt1441441
  Bill Elliott14515511
  Ken Schrader1561572
  Dale Earnhardt1581658
  Buddy Baker1661716
  Bill Elliott17218211
  Dale Earnhardt1831897
  Richard Petty1901912
  Geoffrey Bodine1921976
  Bill Elliott1982003

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 185    
2   Benny Parsons 175   -10  
3   Richard Petty 170   -15  
4   Buddy Baker 165   -20  
5   Dale Earnhardt 160   -25  
6   Ken Schrader 151   -34  
7   Bobby Allison 150   -35  
8   Darrell Waltrip 147   -38  
9   Ricky Rudd 138   -47  
10   Cale Yarborough 134   -51  
11   Neil Bonnett 132   -53  
12   Phil Parsons 130   -55  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 126   -59  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 124   -61  
15   Alan Kulwicki 118   -67  
16   Morgan Shepherd 115   -70  
17   Ken Ragan 112   -73  
18   Terry Labonte 109   -76  
19   Rodney Combs 106   -79  
20   Greg Sacks 103   -82