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1988 AC Delco 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 29
Sunday, October 23, 1988 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:29:07
Average Speed: 111.557 mph
Pole Speed: 148.359 mph
Cautions: 11 for 76 laps
Margin of Victory: 13.5 sec
Attendance: 48,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1988 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 327   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49252,150running200180
5133   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49127,965running1160
2 926   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49226,985running8175
3 711   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet49225,095running1170
4 19   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49123,480running217170
91421   Kyle Petty Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford48914,410running0138
102575   Neil Bonnett Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac48913,810running0134
61612   Mike Alexander Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick48912,910running0150
27 628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Harry Ranier)Ford37412,290crash5087
132990   Benny Parsons Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Junie Donlavey)Ford48811,520running0124
112125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48811,020running0130
29 815   Brett Bodine Crisco   (Bud Moore)Ford37310,615crash076
71233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet48910,110running0146
31 517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2769,625engine175
82355   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4899,210running2147
121088   Greg Sacks Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Oldsmobile4888,220running0127
163471   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4817,170running1120
30205   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3556,715crash073
15322   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4846,470running0118
191530   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4755,970running0106
184010   Ken Bouchard Whitcomb Racing   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac4775,620running0109
23388   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4445,340running1199
26 27   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3795,140handling085
253543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac4255,090engine088
173331   Jim Sauter Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Oldsmobile4794,820running0 
28 46   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford3744,765crash079
341844   Sterling Marlin Piedmont Airlines   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile2364,305engine061
141757   Morgan Shepherd Winner's Circle Auto Parts   (Morgan Shepherd)Buick4873,720running0121
352767   Brad Teague Pannill Knitting   (Buddy Arrington)Ford2313,655engine058
393752   Jimmy Means Eureka Vacuum Cleaners   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac293,525engine046
22244   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4583,490running097
203640   Ben Hess Hess Racing   (Ben Hess)Oldsmobile4723,370running0103
243083   Lake Speed Wynn's   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile4333,165running091
213934   Connie Saylor Allen's Glass   (Ken Allen)Buick4642,565running0100
322229   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Oldsmobile2552,450engine067
331123   Eddie Bierschwale Wayne Paging   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile2411,755engine064
361968   Derrike Cope Purolator Filters   (Jim Testa)Ford2311,600crash055
373198   Brad Noffsinger Sunoco   (Mike Curb)Buick1731,575crank052
382697   Joe Ruttman AC Spark Plug   (Tom Winkle)Buick711,550handling0 
402822   Rodney Combs Childress R&D   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet41,500quit043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Philip Duffie
Lee Raymond
D. Wayne Strout
Jocko Maggiacomo63
J.D. McDuffie70
Jimmy Horton80
Charlie Baker93

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13636  
37448  
45539  
54574  
586811  
69757  
76175100  
1761838  
18419512  
1962027  
20323735  
2382447  
24530157  
3023065  
30732721  
3283347  
3353417  
3423454  
34635813  
3593668  
3673759  
37638611  
387492106  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.4%             Average green flag run: 34.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott13737
  Dale Earnhardt38381
  Dave Marcis39391
  Rusty Wallace405718
  Bill Elliott586912
  Bobby Hillin, Jr.708011
  Phil Parsons81822
  Bill Elliott8314866
  Davey Allison1491546
  Terry Labonte1551551
  Darrell Waltrip1561561
  Davey Allison15719943
  Bill Elliott20023839
  Davey Allison2392391
  Bill Elliott24030263
  Ricky Rudd3033031
  Rusty Wallace304451148
  Ricky Rudd4524587
  Rusty Wallace45949234

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Elliott 4198    
2   Rusty Wallace 4119   -79  
3   Dale Earnhardt 4000   -198  
4   Terry Labonte 3690   -508  
5   Ken Schrader 3582   -616  
6   Geoffrey Bodine 3521   -677  
7   Darrell Waltrip 3480   -718  
8   Phil Parsons 3377   -821  
9   Sterling Marlin 3350   -848  
10   Davey Allison 3291   -907  
11   Ricky Rudd 3287   -911  
12   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 3162   -1036  
13   Kyle Petty 3087   -1111  
14   Mark Martin 2989   -1209  
15   Alan Kulwicki 2903   -1295  
16   Neil Bonnett 2811   -1387  
17   Lake Speed 2809   -1389  
18   Michael Waltrip 2724   -1474  
19   Brett Bodine 2717   -1481  
20   Dave Marcis 2634   -1564