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1985 Summer 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 28
Sunday, July 21, 1985 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:52
Average Speed: 134.008 mph
Pole Speed: 151.973 mph
(Pole won by Bill Elliott )
Cautions: 6 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: 5 sec
Attendance: 65,000
Lead changes: 36

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20041,750running58180
22112   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20038,450running72180
3 111   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20025,375running3170
4225   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20018,325running29165
5 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet20017,425running6160
6 455   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet2006,800running1155
7247   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford2009,735running0146
81766   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1994,640running0142
9 847   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick1999,055running0138
101888   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile1998,795running0134
111675   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1987,515running0130
122322   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Bobby Allison)Buick1983,530running1132
132517   Lennie Pond McCord Gaskets   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1986,965running0124
141015   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford1979,765running0121
152090   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1977,180running0118
162964   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1956,100running0115
17306   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1955,735running0112
182767   Buddy Arrington Vinton Motors   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1955,420running0109
193151   Doug Heveron Cleaner Hands Formula   (Doug Spohn)Ford1942,555running0 
202849   Trevor Boys Cleaner Hands Formula   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1935,345running0103
213820   Rick Newsom Selcam Enterprises   (Rick Newsom)Buick1912,345running0100
223596   Jerry Bowman Milford Fertilizer   (Jerry Bowman)Ford1902,240running097
233452   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1904,410running094
243225   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet1902,080running091
253674   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick1872,125running088
26 544   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet18611,620running085
271543   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac1788,415engine082
284065   Joe Booher Booher Farms   (Joe Booher)Buick1701,860running079
29 98   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Trap Rock Industries   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet1632,570engine076
30 627   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1584,005crash778
31 328   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford1272,195engine1875
323787   Mike Stolarcyk Stolarcyk Chevrolet   (Mike Stolarcyk)Buick1161,615engine067
33132   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1124,795engine064
341277   Greg Sacks Miller American   (DiGard)Buick958,005engine1 
351421   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet821,450tie rod263
361918   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet701,395fuel pump055
373348   Don Hume Jerry HoldenChevrolet631,370steering052
382671   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet582,845piston254
39113   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet118,700engine046
403970   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac102,675engine043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Steve Gray
Mike Potter
George Wiltshire
Bob Park
Bill Scott53Smith's Auto ServiceWayne SmithChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip122
  Benny Parsons331
  Cale Yarborough452
  Tim Richmond661
  Cale Yarborough71913
  Neil Bonnett20201
  Geoffrey Bodine21222
  Tim Richmond23231
  Geoffrey Bodine243310
  Bobby Allison34341
  Cale Yarborough35373
  Neil Bonnett38403
  Tim Richmond41455
  Neil Bonnett46472
  Dave Marcis48492
  Greg Sacks50501
  David Pearson51522
  Neil Bonnett53564
  Geoffrey Bodine57582
  Neil Bonnett596810
  Geoffrey Bodine69779
  Neil Bonnett78836
  Geoffrey Bodine84852
  Neil Bonnett86861
  Bill Elliott87871
  Darrell Waltrip88881
  Neil Bonnett8911426
  Bill Elliott11514127
  Neil Bonnett1421454
  Harry Gant1461461
  Bill Elliott14716620
  Neil Bonnett1671737
  Harry Gant1741785
  Geoffrey Bodine1791802
  Neil Bonnett1811888
  Geoffrey Bodine1891902
  Bill Elliott19120010

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 2486    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2375   -111  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 2286   -200  
4   Neil Bonnett 2240   -246  
5   Ricky Rudd 2231   -255  
6   Terry Labonte 2223   -263  
7   Kyle Petty 2197   -289  
8   Harry Gant 2184   -302  
9   Bobby Allison 2180   -306  
10   Lake Speed 1983   -503  
11   Tim Richmond 1894   -592  
12   Dale Earnhardt 1841   -645  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1833   -653  
14   Ken Schrader 1722   -764  
15   Buddy Baker 1718   -768  
16   Rusty Wallace 1697   -789  
17   Ron Bouchard 1677   -809  
18   Dave Marcis 1641   -845  
19   Richard Petty 1638   -848  
20   Clark Dwyer 1576   -910