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1987 Wrangler Jeans Indigo 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 29
Sunday, September 13, 1987 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (216.800 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:56
Average speed: 67.074 mph
Pole speed: 94.052 mph
Cautions: 12 for 82 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 33000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 83   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40044950running220185
2 217   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40022680running86175
3 615   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford40020050running0165
4169   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford40014675running0160
51743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac39910180running0155
6105   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3989170running0150
72171   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3988280running0146
8 311   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet39810230running1147
92552   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3977300running21143
101375   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac3976930running0134
112462   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac3912850running0130
121522   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3917575running0127
132812   Larry Pollard Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile3914755running0 
142767   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3864615running0121
15238   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3867675running0118
161235   Benny Parsons Folger's Decaf   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3829430running0115
17 927   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac3738155crash56117
18 521   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3467130axle0109
19 730   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet3094090running0106
202255   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile2942565crash15108
211990   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford2943790running0100
221444   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2893585crash097
23 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford2418810crash199
242964   Trevor Boys Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford2223215engine0 
25 433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet1403320crash088
26266   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1123175engine085
271818   Dale Jarrett Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1092430crash082
283009   Doug French Ron Caragias Insurance   (Ron Caragias)Buick75895crash079
292056   Ernie Irvan Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet   (Marc Reno)Chevrolet35860overheating076
301126   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick122325crash073

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
31J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
32Phil Good76Williamsburg MotorsPhil GoodFord
33D. Wayne Strout97EnginetechD. Wayne StroutOldsmobile
34Eddie Drury

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
188  
92618   #5,6,7,11,21,22,26,30,33,43,44,52,62,90 accident turn 4 
27359  
36394  
406223  
63675  
687811  
79846  
8511127  
1121176  
11814326  
1441496  
15018132  
1821898   ambulance exiting the infield 
19019910  
2002023  
20323836  
2392435  
2442463  
2472493  
25029546  
29631217   #7,33,44,55 accident turn 1 
31339987  
4004001   #75 accident turn 1 
  Percent of race run under caution: 20.5%             Average green flag run: 26.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki111
  Darrell Waltrip26059
  Dale Earnhardt61633
  Jimmy Means647310
  Dale Earnhardt7411239
  Jimmy Means1131175
  Darrell Waltrip11814427
  Terry Labonte1451451
  Phil Parsons14616015
  Dale Earnhardt16118222
  Jimmy Means1831831
  Rusty Wallace18423956
  Jimmy Means2402445
  Dale Earnhardt245400156

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3706    
2   Bill Elliott 3098   -608  
3   Terry Labonte 3019   -687  
4   Rusty Wallace 2942   -764  
5   Darrell Waltrip 2898   -808  
6   Ricky Rudd 2878   -828  
7   Neil Bonnett 2842   -864  
8   Richard Petty 2808   -898  
9   Kyle Petty 2772   -934  
10   Ken Schrader 2658   -1048  
11   Bobby Allison 2576   -1130  
12   Phil Parsons 2529   -1177  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 2474   -1232  
14   Sterling Marlin 2448   -1258  
15   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2417   -1289  
16   Benny Parsons 2407   -1299  
17   Dave Marcis 2386   -1320  
18   Alan Kulwicki 2346   -1360  
19   Morgan Shepherd 2339   -1367  
20   Michael Waltrip 2209   -1497