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1987 AC Delco 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 29
Sunday, October 25, 1987 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:13:52
Average Speed: 118.258 mph
Pole Speed: 145.809 mph
Cautions: 8 for 46 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 sec
Attendance: 48,000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49250,025running237185
2 23   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49238,915running122175
31017   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49216,690running5170
41411   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49219,315running61165
5 626   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49216,160running30160
6 821   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49212,580running5155
71588   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4927,030running1151
8125   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49011,680running5147
92555   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4906,055running0138
11 444   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4898,050running0130
121727   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac48911,785running0127
132633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet4898,090running0124
141690   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4877,220running0121
152235   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48612,725running0118
162018   Dale Jarrett Coats & Clark   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet4867,460running0115
18117   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford4856,940running1114
173643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4866,300running0112
191830   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet4845,580running0106
203952   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4815,710running0103
214012   Trevor Boys Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile4804,990running0100
224171   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4764,905running097
232180   Eddie Bierschwale Allen's Glass / Carolina Tractor   (George Smith)Chevrolet4752,075running094
242967   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford4734,735running091
263141   Ronnie Thomas Busch Polishes   (Ronnie Thomas)Chevrolet4001,875engine085
272750   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac3961,850running082
283882   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash   (Mark Stahl)Ford3901,775running079
293776   Hut Stricklin Jaehne Motorsports   (Skip Jaehne)Oldsmobile3831,700engine076
31 715   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford3429,985engine375
303064   Curtis Markham Sunny King Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3463,650overheating073
324262   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac3201,535crash067
33238   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick29911,465engine064
34242   Kirk Bryant Bryant Racing   (Darrell Bryant)Pontiac2051,415engine061
353251   David Simko Metro 25 Car Care Centers   (Elmer Simko)Chevrolet1841,365engine058
362874   Bobby Wawak Brian Waters   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1681,335engine055
371929   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile1511,310engine052
38 522   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1359,785engine049
393408   Butch Miller Phoenix Construction / Lane Automotive   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet1251,260transmission046
403570   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1161,235engine043
42 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford745,985gear2242
41 91   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1101,235crash040
101375   Joe Ruttman Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac4909,880running0 
25336   Connie Saylor Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4604,025running0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Charlie Baker93
D. Wayne Strout97

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353  
6111106  
1121165  
11715236  
1531586  
15918224  
1831864  
18720014  
2012044  
205308104  
3093146  
31533723  
33834811  
34941264  
4134197  
42049273  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.3%             Average green flag run: 49.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Davey Allison12222
  Dale Earnhardt238664
  Morgan Shepherd879711
  Ricky Rudd981003
  Geoffrey Bodine1011033
  Morgan Shepherd1041129
  Geoffrey Bodine1131131
  Dale Earnhardt11414229
  Bill Elliott14315311
  Geoffrey Bodine1541541
  Terry Labonte1551595
  Dale Earnhardt16017314
  Bill Elliott1741741
  Dale Earnhardt1751751
  Bill Elliott1761761
  Dale Earnhardt1771771
  Bill Elliott1781836
  Alan Kulwicki1841841
  Dale Earnhardt1851917
  Terry Labonte19220110
  Kyle Petty2022065
  Darrell Waltrip2072115
  Terry Labonte2122209
  Bill Elliott22129171
  Dale Earnhardt2922965
  Morgan Shepherd29730610
  Bill Elliott3073093
  Dale Earnhardt3103101
  Bill Elliott311415105
  Buddy Baker4164161
  Terry Labonte41745337
  Bill Elliott45449239

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4443    
2   Bill Elliott 3928   -515  
3   Terry Labonte 3776   -667  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3647   -796  
5   Rusty Wallace 3511   -932  
6   Ricky Rudd 3497   -946  
7   Richard Petty 3475   -968  
8   Kyle Petty 3448   -995  
9   Neil Bonnett 3352   -1091  
10   Ken Schrader 3266   -1177  
11   Bobby Allison 3210   -1233  
12   Sterling Marlin 3157   -1286  
13   Geoffrey Bodine 3114   -1329  
14   Phil Parsons 3061   -1382  
15   Morgan Shepherd 2965   -1478  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2958   -1485  
17   Benny Parsons 2894   -1549  
18   Dave Marcis 2875   -1568  
19   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2845   -1598  
20   Michael Waltrip 2706   -1737