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1987 Goody's 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 24 of 29
Sunday, September 27, 1987 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:26:31
Average speed: 76.41 mph
Pole speed: 91.218 mph
Cautions: 8 for 35 laps
Margin of victory: 1.8 sec
Attendance: 44000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50043830running138180
2 83   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50029875running170180
3 311   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50023950running119170
4 475   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac49813005running0160
5 226   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49712335running0155
6227   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford49710500running0150
72344   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4967280running0146
81722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4958550running1147
9 621   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4929000running0138
101018   Dale Jarrett Coats & Clark   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet4928345running0134
11139   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford4919770running0130
121190   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4915230running0127
131643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4844720running0124
14 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet4785210oil pressure0121
15246   Ernie Irvan U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4714600running0 
162155   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4691650running0115
172770   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4581580running0112
182030   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4433745running0109
192862   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac4261525running0106
20 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39213500running71108
211515   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford3878800overheating1105
22 58   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3688055crash097
231835   Benny Parsons Folger's Decaf   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2429220differential094
241950   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac2381295differential091
252912   Slick Johnson Autcec   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile2193555engine0 
262664   Curtis Markham Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford2033420overheating0 
27 971   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1873885engine082
281227   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1628200engine079
292567   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford872675overheating076
303052   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac702660crash073
313188   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile391160brakes070

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8103   debris backstretch 
117262  
73797   #5,8,43,52 accident turn 3 
80889  
89935  
9416370  
1641707   #27 engine 
17118919  
1901934  
1942007  
2012022   #71 engine 
20321311  
2142174   debris 
218494277  
4954973   #90,22 spun turn 4 
4985003  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.0%             Average green flag run: 51.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine17171
  Darrell Waltrip72732
  Bobby Allison74741
  Darrell Waltrip759319
  Terry Labonte94199106
  Dale Earnhardt2002001
  Terry Labonte2012055
  Darrell Waltrip20630196
  Dale Earnhardt30235150
  Terry Labonte3523598
  Ricky Rudd3603601
  Darrell Waltrip36138020
  Dale Earnhardt381499119
  Darrell Waltrip5005001

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3961    
2   Bill Elliott 3393   -568  
3   Terry Labonte 3261   -700  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3212   -749  
5   Ricky Rudd 3168   -793  
6   Neil Bonnett 3167   -794  
7   Rusty Wallace 3148   -813  
8   Richard Petty 3070   -891  
9   Kyle Petty 3004   -957  
10   Ken Schrader 2915   -1046  
11   Bobby Allison 2869   -1092  
12   Sterling Marlin 2754   -1207  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 2732   -1229  
14   Phil Parsons 2720   -1241  
15   Alan Kulwicki 2622   -1339  
16   Benny Parsons 2616   -1345  
17   Dave Marcis 2586   -1375  
18   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2560   -1401  
19   Morgan Shepherd 2537   -1424  
20   Michael Waltrip 2427   -1534