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1987 Budweiser 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 29
Sunday, May 31, 1987 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:25:35
Average Speed: 112.958 mph
Pole Speed: 145.056 mph
Cautions: 9 for 59 laps
Margin of Victory: 7 sec
Attendance: 56,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 228   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford50046,600running212185
2 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford50035,575running61175
31311   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49925,575running1165
4103   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49820,775running15165
5 935   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49818,025running0155
6 390   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford49812,880running38155
7 817   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4967,895running0151
82571   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet49611,575running25147
91275   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac4948,465running0138
101644   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4949,280running0134
112288   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4923,400running0130
121115   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford49011,300running1132
133752   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4876,485running0124
14181   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet4862,400running0121
15177   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4857,275crash0118
163112   Larry Pollard Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4835,615running0 
171927   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac48110,150running0112
182867   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4795,305running0109
193604   Charlie Rudolph Rudolph Racing   (Charlie Rudolph)Chevrolet4622,050running0106
202964   Rodney Combs Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford4565,595engine0103
212130   Michael Waltrip Bahre Racing   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4154,725engine0100
222655   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3892,400crash097
233870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3731,850engine094
241421   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3708,800running091
25 422   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick36210,600engine14793
26208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3598,700engine085
272780   Gary Fedewa Refrigeration Sales   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet3551,650engine082
28 75   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3168,600engine079
29 64   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2891,540engine076
30 533   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet1964,275engine073
313058   Jerry Bowman J.B.'s Auto Machine   (Jerry Bowman)Ford1611,450electrical070
321526   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick1354,155crash067
333581   Mike Potter Jimmy Walker Coal   (Corey Fillip)Ford1321,350crash064
34336   D.K. Ulrich U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet914,035crash061
352318   Dale Jarrett Freedlander Financial   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet843,200transmission058
362443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac693,175crash055
373462   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac591,175engine052
383237   Curtis Markham Hanover Printing   (Wayne Beahr)Ford291,175crash0 
393931   Ron Shephard National Parts Peddler / L.B.S. Graphics   (Ron Shephard)Chevrolet221,150engine046

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Phil Good
Eddie Drury
Johnny Coy, Jr.
Billy Fulcher
Jerry Holden

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26294   #31 engine 
30334  
34407   #37 accident 
417131  
72809   #43 accident 
819616  
9710711   #6 accident frontstretch 
10813831  
13914911   #4,26,81 accident frontstretch 
15016213  
1631675   ambulance 
168363196  
3643685   #8 engine 
3693713  
3723743   #90 spun frontstretch 
37539622  
3974004   #27,55 accident turn 4 
401500100  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.8%             Average green flag run: 44.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott12525
  Ken Schrader266338
  Bill Elliott649835
  Dave Marcis9912325
  Bobby Allison12413714
  Ricky Rudd1381381
  Dale Earnhardt13915214
  Davey Allison15316210
  Bobby Allison16322765
  Davey Allison22825023
  Bobby Allison25131565
  Davey Allison31634530
  Bobby Allison3463483
  Davey Allison34936214
  Terry Labonte3633631
  Davey Allison36439431
  Bill Elliott3953951
  Dale Earnhardt3963961
  Davey Allison397500104

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1823    
2   Bill Elliott 1614   -209  
3   Terry Labonte 1568   -255  
4   Neil Bonnett 1556   -267  
5   Rusty Wallace 1467   -356  
6   Kyle Petty 1465   -358  
7   Darrell Waltrip 1458   -365  
8   Richard Petty 1435   -388  
9   Ken Schrader 1406   -417  
10   Ricky Rudd 1378   -445  
11   Phil Parsons 1316   -507  
12   Benny Parsons 1309   -514  
13   Morgan Shepherd 1293   -530  
14   Sterling Marlin 1214   -609  
15   Geoffrey Bodine 1212   -611  
16   Alan Kulwicki 1211   -612  
17   Bobby Allison 1210   -613  
18   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1193   -630  
19   Michael Waltrip 1155   -668  
20   Dave Marcis 1063   -760