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1987 Summer 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 29
Sunday, July 19, 1987 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:06:25
Average Speed: 121.745 mph
Pole Speed: 155.979 mph
Cautions: 9 for 46 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 70,000
Lead changes: 35

Glossary    1987 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1987 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
29 125   Tim Richmond Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1205,555engine1481
2 27   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford20032,880running1175
32 39   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford7510,985overheating2672
36 426   Morgan Shepherd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick474,380transmission055
20 521   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford18510,250running9108
5 628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford20011,650running0155
30 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet834,755crash073
26 815   Ricky Rudd Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford14210,620engine490
22 91   Brett Bodine Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1742,490engine2102
61011   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20015,950running11155
71175   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac20010,420running5151
34125   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet508,755steering061
31388   Buddy Baker Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile20018,100running2170
141427   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac19712,765running22126
41535   Benny Parsons Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20021,445running1165
1163   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20055,875running85185
271722   Bobby Allison Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1309,165engine887
391855   Phil Parsons Skoal Classic   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile161,555engine046
371930   Michael Waltrip All Pro Auto Parts   (Chuck Rider)Chevrolet373,615crash052
40204   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile111,525engine043
102190   Ken Schrader Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19912,065running0134
82243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1999,500running0142
252344   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1495,140overheating088
92471   Dave Marcis Helen Rae Special   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1998,970running6143
192517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1903,605running0106
15268   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller American   (Stavola Brothers)Buick19610,640engine0118
352750   Greg Sacks Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac501,700engine058
122818   Dale Jarrett Eric FreedlanderChevrolet1987,670running0127
232962   Steve Christman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac1642,385engine094
313019   Derrike Cope Stoke Racing   (Fred Stoke)Chevrolet761,945engine070
173167   Buddy Arrington Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1966,275running0112
243263   Jocko Maggiacomo Rosenblum Racing   (Jim Rosenblum)Chevrolet1562,330engine091
113312   Trevor Boys Hamby Racing   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1998,050running4 
383452   Jimmy Means Voyles Auto Salvage   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet173,585oil leak049
133504   Charlie Rudolph Sunoco Motor Oils   (James Rudolph)Chevrolet1983,775running0124
163664   Rodney Combs Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1966,590running0115
283785   Bobby Gerhart Frederick   (Bobby Gerhart / Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet1262,110engine079
213831   Ron Shephard Hempstead Abstract   (Ron Shephard)Chevrolet1762,595crash0100
333980   Jimmy Horton S & H Racing   (George Smith)Ford601,810oil pressure064
18406   Connie Saylor U.S. Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1946,010running0109

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
J.D. McDuffie
Mike Potter
Ed Sutton

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21255  
263914  
40434  
44529  
53575  
58625  
63675  
688518  
86905  
9110010  
1011055  
10612621  
1271348  
13518147  
1821876  
1881914  
1921943  
1952006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.0%             Average green flag run: 15.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Richmond111
  Bill Elliott22120
  Dale Earnhardt22309
  Kyle Petty31399
  Buddy Baker40401
  Dave Marcis41422
  Dale Earnhardt43431
  Tim Richmond44518
  Bill Elliott52521
  Neil Bonnett53531
  Dave Marcis54574
  Bill Elliott58625
  Terry Labonte637311
  Bobby Allison74807
  Tim Richmond81822
  Bobby Allison83831
  Tim Richmond84863
  Trevor Boys87882
  Neil Bonnett89913
  Brett Bodine92932
  Dale Earnhardt94985
  Rusty Wallace991002
  Trevor Boys1011022
  Ricky Rudd1031064
  Rusty Wallace10711812
  Dale Earnhardt11912810
  Buddy Baker1291291
  Dale Earnhardt13016536
  Benny Parsons1661661
  Neil Bonnett1671671
  Rusty Wallace1681714
  Dale Earnhardt1721732
  Rusty Wallace1741774
  Dale Earnhardt17819720
  Alan Kulwicki1981981
  Dale Earnhardt1992002

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2654    
2   Neil Bonnett 2245   -409  
3   Bill Elliott 2214   -440  
4   Terry Labonte 2163   -491  
5   Kyle Petty 2111   -543  
6   Ken Schrader 2089   -565  
7   Darrell Waltrip 2072   -582  
8   Ricky Rudd 2036   -618  
9   Richard Petty 2015   -639  
10   Rusty Wallace 1983   -671  
11   Bobby Allison 1851   -803  
12   Phil Parsons 1845   -809  
13   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 1830   -824  
14   Benny Parsons 1795   -859  
15   Sterling Marlin 1782   -872  
16   Morgan Shepherd 1724   -930  
17   Dave Marcis 1691   -963  
18   Geoffrey Bodine 1679   -975  
19   Alan Kulwicki 1675   -979  
20   Harry Gant 1548   -1106