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1987 TranSouth 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 29
Sunday, March 29, 1987 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 4:05:28
Average Speed: 122.54 mph
Pole Speed: 158.387 mph
Cautions: 10 for 71 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.87 sec
Attendance: 47,000
Lead changes: 27

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36752,985running239185
2 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36731,485running41175
32443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac36720,450running1170
41644   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile36717,105running5165
5 190   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford36716,650running19160
61375   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac36710,065running7155
71233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3669,295running0146
8251   Ron Bouchard Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3664,810running0142
91555   Phil Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3664,305running0138
101917   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3665,180running1139
11 75   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36410,525running0130
123612   Slick Johnson Hamby Automotive   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3637,755running0127
132321   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3626,815running0124
14347   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3617,375running0121
152129   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile3543,715running0118
162867   Eddie Bierschwale Pannill Knits   (Buddy Arrington)Ford3495,800running0115
173536   H.B. Bailey National Motors   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac3482,485running0112
18326   D.K. Ulrich Metro Mobile   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet3475,420running0109
193030   Michael Waltrip Domino's Pizza   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet3385,040running0106
20 627   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac32210,075overheating0103
21 435   Benny Parsons Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31411,275running0100
221826   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick3124,785running097
23208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3078,900overheating094
243364   Connie Saylor Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2914,570running091
251188   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile2592,585crash4093
262750   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac2581,680engine085
27 528   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford2142,375crash082
28 822   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick2148,580crash184
293777   Bobby Wawak Morris-Ragan   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1681,535crash076
301015   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford1449,885crash1278
31 983   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile1441,445crash070
321411   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet14310,200crash067
331771   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1314,100steering169
34224   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile1181,330head gasket061
354032   Jonathan Lee Edwards Share The Pride   (Jonathan Lee Edwards)Chevrolet1041,300fuel pump058
363152   Jimmy Means Turtle Wax / Car & Driver   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac853,270engine055
372910   Rodney Combs DiGardChevrolet381,740ignition052
384148   James Hylton Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet141,225ignition049
393962   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac81,210crash046
402618   Tommy Ellis Eric FreedlanderChevrolet31,180quit043
413870   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac11,180engine040

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Mike Potter81Pannill KnitsCorey FillipFord
Joe Millikan
Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12222  
23264   #30 spun turn 4 
277145  
72787   #28 spun turn 3 
7913557  
1361405   #64 accident 
1411455  
14615712   #11,15,26,35,83 accident turn 3 
15817821  
1791824   oil on track 
18319210  
1931953   #50 spun turn 2 
19621621  
21724125   #22,28 accident turn 3 
2422498  
2502534   #88 accident turn 4 
25427421  
2752773   #30 accident turn 4 
27829417  
2952984   #8 accident turn 2 
29936769  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.3%             Average green flag run: 26.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt12323
  Dave Marcis24241
  Ricky Rudd253612
  Dale Earnhardt377236
  Darrell Waltrip73731
  Dale Earnhardt7413663
  Bobby Allison1371371
  Dale Earnhardt13817942
  Richard Petty1801801
  Ken Schrader1811855
  Buddy Baker18621732
  Sterling Marlin2182181
  Neil Bonnett2192235
  Dale Earnhardt22423714
  Buddy Baker2382392
  Sterling Marlin2402434
  Buddy Baker2442496
  Ken Schrader2502578
  Bill Elliott25827518
  Ken Schrader2762805
  Bill Elliott28129313
  Dale Earnhardt2942952
  Neil Bonnett2962972
  Ken Schrader2982981
  Dale Earnhardt29935658
  Bill Elliott35736610
  Dale Earnhardt3673671

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 840    
2   Bill Elliott 769   -71  
3   Neil Bonnett 700   -140  
4   Darrell Waltrip 690   -150  
5   Richard Petty 678   -162  
6   Ken Schrader 655   -185  
7   Benny Parsons 650   -190  
8   Ricky Rudd 650   -190  
9   Terry Labonte 643   -197  
10   Rusty Wallace 628   -212  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 616   -224  
12   Bobby Allison 612   -228  
13   Phil Parsons 598   -242  
14   Kyle Petty 581   -259  
15   Sterling Marlin 578   -262  
16   Morgan Shepherd 576   -264  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 560   -280  
18   Alan Kulwicki 546   -294  
19   Michael Waltrip 488   -352  
20   Cale Yarborough 478   -362