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1988 Goodwrench 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 29
Sunday, March 6, 1988 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:51
Average speed: 120.159 mph
Pole speed: 146.612 mph
Cautions: 7 for 40 laps
Margin of victory: .62 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13075   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac49245800running166185
21983   Lake Speed Wynn's / Kmart   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile49222310running51175
31444   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile49219195running103170
4 27   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford49214330running0160
5223   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49219865running22160
6 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49117910running112155
73597   Morgan Shepherd AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Buick4917710running6151
81710   Ken Bouchard Whitcomb Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Ford4915760running0142
9 428   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford49114210running0138
10 525   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49012785running0134
112788   Buddy Baker Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4909170running22135
12126   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford4894120running0127
133730   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4897920running0124
14 627   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac48912520running0121
151855   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4887970running0118
16 729   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile4883370running0115
17 326   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4877120running0112
18 85   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4876670running0109
191321   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4879870running0106
203668   Derrike Cope Purolator Filters   (Jim Testa)Ford4866770running0103
21168   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4865665running0100
222312   Bobby Allison Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4849490running097
232471   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4815965running094
241117   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4819315running091
25212   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4793290running088
263367   Rick Jeffrey Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4765065running085
271515   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford47010740running082
28 933   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet4694840running079
293803   Dave Pletcher Wild Turkey   (J.C. Weaver)Ford4642015running076
304122   Steve Moore Hesco Exhaust Systems   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4132665running073
311011   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4078915valve475
323123   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Chevrolet4071865running067
333290   Benny Parsons Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3874520running064
342898   Ed Pimm Sunoco   (Mike Curb)Buick3111745crash061
352501   Mickey Gibbs Gibbs-West Tractor   (Don Gibbs)Ford2361695engine058
36264   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2342290engine660
373982   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford2331615valve052
384093   Charlie Baker Baker Racing   (Patsy Salmon)Chevrolet1361590clutch049
392931   Brad Teague Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile991565engine046
403452   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac864165engine043
412043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac174140crash040

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Billy Fulcher
Howard MarkChevrolet
Dave Pletcher
D. Wayne Strout
Tony Spanos48Fleet ServiceJames HyltonBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818  
19257   #43 accident turn 1 
26140115  
1411477   #27,93 accident turn 4 
14815811  
1591613   #67 spun turn 1 
162271110  
2722798   #2 spun frontstretch 
28032849  
3293357   #2,22,88,98 accident turn 1 
33638146  
3823854   #27 spun turn 2 
38645368  
4544574   #8 spun turn 2 
45849235  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.1%             Average green flag run: 56.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott18989
  Rick Wilson90923
  Morgan Shepherd93986
  Buddy Baker9911820
  Terry Labonte1191213
  Neil Bonnett12214120
  Buddy Baker1421421
  Bill Elliott14316523
  Neil Bonnett16622863
  Rick Wilson2292313
  Sterling Marlin2322398
  Dale Earnhardt2402456
  Terry Labonte2462461
  Neil Bonnett24727226
  Sterling Marlin27329523
  Lake Speed29632126
  Neil Bonnett3223298
  Buddy Baker3303301
  Dale Earnhardt33134616
  Lake Speed3473537
  Neil Bonnett35438229
  Sterling Marlin38345472
  Lake Speed45547218
  Neil Bonnett47349220

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Neil Bonnett 530    
2   Sterling Marlin 472   -58  
3   Dale Earnhardt 443   -87  
4   Rusty Wallace 418   -112  
5   Bobby Allison 412   -118  
6   Bill Elliott 409   -121  
7   Ricky Rudd 394   -136  
8   Ken Schrader 392   -138  
9   Darrell Waltrip 391   -139  
9   Buddy Baker 391   -139  
11   Davey Allison 389   -141  
12   Lake Speed 387   -143  
13   Terry Labonte 378   -152  
14   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 366   -164  
15   Phil Parsons 361   -169  
16   Geoffrey Bodine 354   -176  
17   Alan Kulwicki 327   -203  
18   Kyle Petty 324   -206  
19   Dale Jarrett 315   -215  
20   Dave Marcis 309   -221