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1985 Van Scoy Diamond Mine 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 28
Sunday, June 9, 1985 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:35:48
Average Speed: 138.974 mph
Pole Speed: 152.563 mph
Cautions: 3 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.2 sec
Attendance: 62,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1985 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1985 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20044,525running32180
2 233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet20027,675running5175
3 311   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20023,100running9170
4 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20028,325running154170
5 812   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet19915,525running0155
6 755   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1996,750running0150
7 915   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford19812,130running0146
81988   Buddy Baker Bull Frog Knits   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile1989,215running0142
91122   Bobby Allison Miller American   (DiGard)Buick19811,140running0138
101427   Tim Richmond Old Milwaukee   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1989,115running0134
111066   Phil Parsons Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Chevrolet1973,950running0130
122075   Lake Speed Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1977,405running0127
13212   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac1979,575engine0124
14237   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1967,470running0121
152290   Ken Schrader Ultra Seal   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1957,680running0118
162449   Greg Sacks Cleaner Hands Formula   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1956,300running0115
172517   Lennie Pond McCord Gaskets   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1955,835running0112
18158   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Spirit of Wyoming Valley   (Stavola Brothers)Chevrolet1933,920running0109
192767   Buddy Arrington West Penn Auto Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1925,100running0106
202664   Clark Dwyer Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1924,075running0103
213468   Mike Potter Walker Enterprises   (Jimmy Walker)Ford1882,345running0 
223052   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1834,505running097
233374   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1812,135crash094
241328   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford1762,080valve091
253870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1744,380running088
263731   Steve Gray Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1511,970engine0 
271771   Dave Marcis AEL Rentals   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile1484,650ball joint082
28 644   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet10911,510engine079
291247   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Jack Beebe)Buick1053,305camshaft076
303976   Phil Good Good Racing   (Phil Good)Dodge1051,750oil leak073
312825   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet861,695rear end070
323653   Bill Scott Smith's Auto Service   (Wayne Smith)Chevrolet711,615rear end0 
331643   Richard Petty STP   (Mike Curb)Pontiac678,060valve064
34296   Eddie Bierschwale U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet473,005oil pump061
35184   Joe Ruttman Folger's   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet271,450crank058
36321   Charles Poalillo Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet221,395crank0 
373196   Jerry Bowman Milford Fertilizer   (Jerry Bowman)Ford111,375engine052
383520   Rick Newsom Selcam Enterprises   (Rick Newsom)Buick101,345oil pump049
39 43   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet38,700engine046
404041   Ronnie Thomas 92 WXTU   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet11,175engine043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
George Wiltshire

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1176176  
1771804   #31 engine 
1811811  
1821843   debris 
1851851  
1861883   #7,8,17 spun turn 2 
18920012  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.0%             Average green flag run: 47.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott177
  Geoffrey Bodine83326
  Darrell Waltrip34385
  Geoffrey Bodine397032
  Bill Elliott71799
  Geoffrey Bodine8010829
  Bill Elliott1091102
  Darrell Waltrip1111122
  Geoffrey Bodine11314634
  Bill Elliott1471493
  Darrell Waltrip1501512
  Geoffrey Bodine15218433
  Harry Gant1851895
  Bill Elliott19020011

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 1946    
2   Terry Labonte 1894   -52  
3   Geoffrey Bodine 1865   -81  
4   Darrell Waltrip 1860   -86  
5   Ricky Rudd 1818   -128  
6   Harry Gant 1813   -133  
7   Bobby Allison 1789   -157  
8   Neil Bonnett 1781   -165  
9   Kyle Petty 1764   -182  
10   Lake Speed 1671   -275  
11   Tim Richmond 1567   -379  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1560   -386  
13   Rusty Wallace 1508   -438  
14   Dale Earnhardt 1497   -449  
15   Ken Schrader 1443   -503  
16   Richard Petty 1402   -544  
17   Dave Marcis 1350   -596  
18   Buddy Baker 1316   -630  
19   Clark Dwyer 1285   -661  
20   Jimmy Means 1267   -679