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1986 Miller American 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 29
Sunday, June 15, 1986 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:21
Average Speed: 138.851 mph
Pole Speed: 172.031 mph
Cautions: 8 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 66,000
Lead changes: 34

Glossary    1986 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1986 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
15 125   Tim Richmond Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19910,505running8123
41 255   Benny Parsons Copenhagen   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile42,425engine040
2 333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet20037,400running66180
3 45   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20025,600running55170
11 522   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick19912,175running2135
29 647   Morgan Shepherd Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick1391,790transmission1181
19 727   Rusty Wallace Alugard   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac1959,860running0106
1 89   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20056,900running28180
12 944   Terry Labonte Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile19912,800running0127
8104   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2006,950running0142
6113   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20017,650running21155
7128   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick20012,305running0146
91326   Joe Ruttman Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick20010,845running0138
41488   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile20011,825running0160
131543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1998,625running0124
51611   Darrell Waltrip Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20021,625running0155
341775   Jody Ridley Nationwise Auto Parts   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac864,705engine061
101815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20015,150running0134
141918   Tommy Ellis Freedlander   (Eric Freedlander)Chevrolet1996,165running0121
252012   Neil Bonnett Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet18411,055crash393
332166   Phil Parsons Skoal   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1042,075engine064
172217   Pancho Carter K-Mart / Wynn's Oil   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1987,135running0112
372371   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Pontiac794,210engine052
202490   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1957,870running0103
362598   Ron Bouchard Valvoline   (Mike Curb)Pontiac801,435engine055
262681   Chet Fillip Circle Bar Truck Corral   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1821,970crash085
282779   Derrike Cope Western Peterbilt   (Warren Razore)Ford1731,850running079
302828   Cale Yarborough Hardee's   (Harry Ranier)Ford1301,730crash278
212908   Butch Miller Classic   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet1952,500running0100
40306   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet274,180engine043
32317   Kyle Petty 7-Eleven   (Wood Brothers)Ford1088,625engine067
163235   Alan Kulwicki Quincy's Steak House   (Bill Terry)Ford1984,025running1120
183389   Jim Sauter Evinrude Outboards   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac1973,075running0109
273464   Eddie Bierschwale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1805,325overheating082
313538   Mike Laws Laws Racing   (Mike Laws)Chevrolet1161,675timing chain070
223623   Michael Waltrip Hawaiian Punch   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac1942,385running2102
393730   Willy T. Ribbs Red Roof Inns   (DiGard)Chevrolet651,435engine046
243874   Bobby Wawak Nelson Contracting   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1882,165running091
353970   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac834,510valve163
234080   Gary Fedewa Fedewa Racing   (Harold Burke)Chevrolet1942,275running094
384148   James Hylton Fleet Service   (James Hylton)Chevrolet734,200transmission049

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jimmy Means52Means RacingJimmy MeansPontiac
Jerry Holden68Holden RacingJerry HoldenFord
Mark Stahl82Auto Bell Car WashMark StahlFord
Jonathan Lee Edwards92Edwards RacingJonathan Lee Edwards
WDRick Baldwin67Pannill KnittingBuddy ArringtonFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond177
  Geoffrey Bodine81912
  Michael Waltrip20212
  J.D. McDuffie22221
  Morgan Shepherd23253
  Dale Earnhardt26261
  Tim Richmond27271
  Dale Earnhardt28347
  Geoffrey Bodine35417
  Harry Gant42487
  Geoffrey Bodine49491
  Alan Kulwicki50501
  Neil Bonnett51533
  Harry Gant54607
  Dale Earnhardt61644
  Cale Yarborough65662
  Dale Earnhardt67671
  Morgan Shepherd68747
  Harry Gant75751
  Morgan Shepherd76761
  Harry Gant77804
  Dale Earnhardt81811
  Harry Gant82865
  Bobby Allison87882
  Geoffrey Bodine8912234
  Harry Gant12313311
  Dale Earnhardt1341407
  Harry Gant1411499
  Bill Elliott15017122
  Harry Gant1721743
  Geoffrey Bodine1751751
  Harry Gant17618712
  Bill Elliott1881881
  Harry Gant1891957
  Bill Elliott1962005

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2252    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2001   -251  
3   Bill Elliott 1917   -335  
4   Bobby Allison 1910   -342  
5   Tim Richmond 1865   -387  
6   Rusty Wallace 1856   -396  
7   Ricky Rudd 1808   -444  
8   Harry Gant 1788   -464  
9   Terry Labonte 1753   -499  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 1701   -551  
11   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1650   -602  
12   Richard Petty 1615   -637  
13   Kyle Petty 1615   -637  
14   Joe Ruttman 1526   -726  
15   Ken Schrader 1490   -762  
16   Neil Bonnett 1465   -787  
17   Morgan Shepherd 1388   -864  
18   Dave Marcis 1292   -960  
19   Tommy Ellis 1261   -991  
20   Michael Waltrip 1211   -1041