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1986 Nationwise 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 29
Sunday, October 19, 1986 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 3:57:33
Average Speed: 126.381 mph
Pole Speed: 146.948 mph
Cautions: 6 for 29 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.53 sec
Attendance: 48,000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 612   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49247,000running80180
2 415   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49226,550running0170
3 511   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49223,650running35170
4 833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet49216,525running5165
51188   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4928,575running4160
6103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49115,750running94155
7159   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49114,100running0146
81343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4919,105running1147
91626   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4908,745running0138
10177   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford48912,550running0134
11128   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4897,925running0130
122135   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4864,625running0127
132423   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4835,415running0124
142390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4838,105running0121
152042   Dick Trickle Bill's Barbecue   (Billy Matthews)Chevrolet4823,250running0118
163317   Eddie Bierschwale K-Care   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile4795,625running0115
172567   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4765,325running0112
183493   Charlie Baker Salmon Racing   (Patsy Salmon)Chevrolet4572,500running0109
19 727   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac4539,350running0106
20 125   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4429,665running132108
213970   J.D. McDuffie Winkle   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac4415,180running0100
222952   Jimmy Means Voyles Auto Salvage   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4315,070running097
233119   Mike Skinner Zanworth Racing TeamPontiac4291,925running094
24 975   Morgan Shepherd Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac4026,625driveshaft141101
251822   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3828,875engine088
263664   Mike Potter Bull Frog Knits   (Elmo Langley)Ford3753,990brakes085
272792   Jonathan Lee Edwards Share The Pride   (Jonathan Lee Edwards)Buick3431,675crash082
283765   Tommie Crozier Universal Steel   (Bill Leonard)Pontiac2681,625driveshaft079
292674   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet2671,575engine076
303882   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford2671,475overheating073
311444   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2268,425engine070
32 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2018,625engine067
33 328   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford2001,425ignition064
342271   Dave Marcis Shoney's / Helen Rae   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1514,030engine061
351918   Tommy Ellis Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1301,225handling058
363548   Johnny Coy, Jr. Hylton Racing   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1223,935crash055
372810   Trevor Boys TRW   (DiGard)Chevrolet1111,175brakes052
383037   Joe Millikan Hanover Printing   (Wayne Beahr)Ford501,150oil leak049
394024   Buddie Boys Boys Racing   (Crawford Clements)Chevrolet401,125brakes046
403241   Ronnie Thomas Bowles Paving   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac91,105overheating043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jeff Swindell

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond19090
  Morgan Shepherd91911
  Tim Richmond9213342
  Morgan Shepherd1341385
  Dale Earnhardt13915315
  Morgan Shepherd1651662
  Dale Earnhardt16719125
  Morgan Shepherd19223645
  Dale Earnhardt2372393
  Darrell Waltrip24025011
  Buddy Baker2512511
  Harry Gant2522521
  Richard Petty2532531
  Morgan Shepherd25427623
  Dale Earnhardt27732751
  Morgan Shepherd3283325
  Neil Bonnett33335018
  Buddy Baker3513522
  Morgan Shepherd35340149
  Darrell Waltrip40242524
  Buddy Baker4264261
  Harry Gant4274304
  Neil Bonnett43149262

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4108    
2   Darrell Waltrip 3964   -144  
3   Tim Richmond 3829   -279  
4   Ricky Rudd 3624   -484  
5   Bill Elliott 3575   -533  
6   Rusty Wallace 3491   -617  
7   Geoffrey Bodine 3449   -659  
8   Bobby Allison 3437   -671  
9   Harry Gant 3362   -746  
10   Kyle Petty 3273   -835  
11   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 3268   -840  
12   Terry Labonte 3197   -911  
13   Neil Bonnett 3071   -1037  
14   Richard Petty 3044   -1064  
15   Joe Ruttman 3002   -1106  
16   Ken Schrader 2810   -1298  
17   Morgan Shepherd 2755   -1353  
18   Dave Marcis 2721   -1387  
19   Michael Waltrip 2680   -1428  
20   Buddy Arrington 2567   -1541