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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 29
Sunday, June 5, 1988 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:12:41
Average speed: 118.726 mph
Pole speed: 146.681 mph
Cautions: 7 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 21 sec
Attendance: 53000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1179   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford50053000running203185
21233   Morgan Shepherd Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet50029300running110175
31127   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac50026350running51170
42183   Lake Speed Wynn's / Kmart   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile49913550running0160
51428   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford49920150running74160
6 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford49916400running7155
7 34   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4988225running0146
8 45   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4989325running0142
9 26   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford4977075running20143
101012   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick49713300running0134
111844   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4977525running0130
121611   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49710225running0127
132788   Buddy Baker Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4966275running0124
143010   Ken Bouchard Whitcomb Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Ford4965075running0121
151943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4956275running0118
16 93   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49513450running0115
17288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4955450running0112
182568   Derrike Cope Purolator Filters   (Jim Testa)Ford4945600running0109
192026   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4935200running0106
203529   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile4923700running0103
211325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4908250running0100
222490   Benny Parsons Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4904900running097
232217   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4909150running094
243398   Brad Noffsinger Sunoco   (Mike Curb)Buick4772100running091
253970   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4762150running193
26342   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4262000valve190
273252   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4253950running487
283796   Dana Patten U.S. Chrome   (Dana Patten)Buick4131900engine079
292997   Rodney Combs AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Buick4061850engine076
301531   Joe Ruttman Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile3912475oil pump073
31 515   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford39110350engine1575
32 871   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3625100crash067
332621   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3578650engine064
344080   Jimmy Horton S & H Racing   (George Smith)Ford3141600wheel bearing061
35 675   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac2978550engine058
362330   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac2954150engine055
373678   Jay Sommers Doe & AssociatesChevrolet2801510overheating052
383841   Joe Booher Everide Radiator   (Joe Booher)Chevrolet2721495crash049
39 755   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile2094020valve1451
403123   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile151400valve043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Buddy Arrington67

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26327   competition 
338048  
81855   competition 
8611025  
1111144   #80 spun turn 4 
115288174  
2892957   #15,41 accident turn 2 
2962972  
2983036   #75 oil on track 
30432522  
3263316   #31 accident backstretch 
33236635  
36737610   #71 accident turn 4 
377500124  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 56.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki177
  Mark Martin82619
  Ernie Irvan27271
  J.D. McDuffie28281
  Morgan Shepherd29335
  Phil Parsons344714
  Bill Elliott488134
  Mark Martin82821
  Jimmy Means83842
  Brett Bodine859915
  Bill Elliott10010910
  Morgan Shepherd1101112
  Jimmy Means1121132
  Morgan Shepherd1141152
  Bill Elliott11614934
  Morgan Shepherd15020455
  Davey Allison2052062
  Rusty Wallace20725751
  Morgan Shepherd25829639
  Davey Allison29732630
  Bill Elliott3273271
  Davey Allison32836538
  Bill Elliott36645085
  Davey Allison4514544
  Morgan Shepherd4554617
  Bill Elliott46250039

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1621    
2   Rusty Wallace 1605   -16  
3   Bill Elliott 1571   -50  
4   Sterling Marlin 1539   -82  
5   Terry Labonte 1527   -94  
6   Bobby Allison 1511   -110  
7   Ken Schrader 1428   -193  
8   Geoffrey Bodine 1413   -208  
9   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1387   -234  
10   Darrell Waltrip 1358   -263  
11   Davey Allison 1356   -265  
12   Phil Parsons 1314   -307  
13   Alan Kulwicki 1297   -324  
14   Buddy Baker 1287   -334  
15   Neil Bonnett 1286   -335  
16   Ricky Rudd 1283   -338  
17   Kyle Petty 1261   -360  
18   Lake Speed 1236   -385  
19   Mark Martin 1142   -479  
19   Brett Bodine 1142   -479