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1987 Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 29
Sunday, March 1, 1987 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:15:23
Average speed: 117.556 mph
Pole speed: 146.989 mph
Cautions: 10 for 55 laps
Margin of victory: 11 sec
Attendance: 41000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1143   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49253900running319185
2 515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49228135running70175
3 675   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac49217875running36170
4 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49217405running0160
51626   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49112010running12160
62327   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49114160running0150
7 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4905060running0146
8 911   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49013510running0142
9 128   Davey Allison Ranier-Lundy   (Harry Ranier)Ford4908260running29143
10 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford48910035running1139
112155   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4885020running0130
121983   Lake Speed Wynn's / Kmart   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile4873820running1132
131722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick48710620running0124
14158   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick48610420running0121
151343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4868175running0118
162021   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4827025running0115
171830   Michael Waltrip Domino's Pizza   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4796755running0112
183267   Eddie Bierschwale Pannill Knitting / TRW   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4776445running0109
191244   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4765985running0106
202970   J.D. McDuffie Winkle Motors   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac4743920running0103
213793   Charlie Baker Salmon Racing   (Patsy Salmon)Chevrolet4632265running0100
222652   Jimmy Means Turtle Wax / Car & Driver   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4615395running097
233564   Jerry Cranmer Sunny King Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4615160running094
243081   Chet Fillip Marshall Batteries   (Corey Fillip)Ford4412040running091
25407   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4405840running088
26416   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4354680running085
273474   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet4181865running082
282429   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile3391815transmission079
291133   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3354495engine076
302550   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac3191690crash073
311088   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile2431600engine175
32 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2288800engine272
333382   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford1271480overheating064
34 435   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet7910630engine2166
352871   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet794115crash058
36311   Ron Bouchard Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet791350crash055
374248   James Hylton Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet791325crash052
382218   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet783300crash049
393612   David Sosebee Sosebee Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet693275crash046
403887   Patrick Latimer Baker Driving School   (Buck Baker)Chevrolet381250crash043
412734   Jesse Samples, Jr. AAG Racing   (Ken Allen)Chevrolet81250crash040
423968   Jerry Holden Altra-Dry   (Jerry Holden)Chevrolet81250engine037

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10178   #34 accident turn 2 
183114  
32387   #22,44 accident turn 1 
39424  
43508   #26,30,52,67,87 accident turn 4 
518030  
819010   #1,12,18,48,52,71,81 accident backstretch 
9112434  
1251295  
130285156  
2862894  
2902945  
2952973  
2983069  
3073093  
3103178  
3183214   #83 spun turn 4 
3223232  
3243263   #33,50 accident turn 2 
327492166  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.2%             Average green flag run: 39.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison12929
  Dale Earnhardt30323
  Benny Parsons335321
  Dale Earnhardt548128
  Ken Schrader82821
  Buddy Baker83831
  Dale Earnhardt8412542
  Lake Speed1261261
  Dale Earnhardt12715226
  Neil Bonnett1531531
  Dale Earnhardt15416310
  Neil Bonnett1641641
  Dale Earnhardt16517814
  Neil Bonnett1791791
  Dale Earnhardt18019011
  Neil Bonnett19122333
  Geoffrey Bodine2242252
  Morgan Shepherd2262261
  Ricky Rudd22728660
  Morgan Shepherd2872871
  Dale Earnhardt28831124
  Ricky Rudd3123121
  Dale Earnhardt3133186
  Ricky Rudd3193279
  Dale Earnhardt32840881
  Morgan Shepherd40941810
  Dale Earnhardt41949274

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 345    
1   Bill Elliott 345   0  
3   Ricky Rudd 313   -32  
4   Neil Bonnett 302   -43  
5   Darrell Waltrip 293   -52  
6   Ken Schrader 290   -55  
7   Richard Petty 288   -57  
8   Morgan Shepherd 275   -70  
9   Bobby Allison 274   -71  
10   Phil Parsons 260   -85  
11   Terry Labonte 251   -94  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 245   -100  
13   Benny Parsons 241   -104  
14   Buddy Baker 240   -105  
15   Davey Allison 225   -120  
16   Lake Speed 217   -128  
17   Cale Yarborough 213   -132  
18   Michael Waltrip 209   -136  
19   Alan Kulwicki 206   -139  
20   Geoffrey Bodine 198   -147