OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CHAMPION SPARK PLUG 400

Bill Elliott won the 1986 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion Spark Plug 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Michigan International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Michigan
  • LENGTH: 2.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $345,585

RACE

  • NUMBER: 19
  • NAME: Champion Spark Plug 400
  • DATE: 08-17-1986
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 38

WINNER

  • NAME: Bill Elliott
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 135.376
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 23
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 185 200 125 Running 55,950
2 2 25 Tim Richmond Chevrolet Folger's 175 200 5 Running 27,980
3 4 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Budweiser 170 200 3 Running 27,275
4 6 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 165 200 21 Running 17,225
5 12 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Wrangler Jeans 160 199 34 Running 18,750
6 7 27 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Alugard 155 199 1 Running 12,525
7 28 28 Cale Yarborough Ford Hardee's 146 199 0 Running 6,815
8 5 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 142 199 0 Running 14,815
9 9 66 Phil Parsons Oldsmobile Skoal 138 199 0 Running 5,700
10 15 21 David Pearson Chevrolet Chattanooga Chew 134 199 0 Running 6,605
11 17 90 Ken Schrader Ford Red Baron Frozen Pizza 135 199 1 Running 11,195
12 24 44 Terry Labonte Oldsmobile Piedmont Airlines 127 198 0 Engine 11,370
13 11 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Buick Miller American 129 198 7 Running 8,215
14 14 35 Alan Kulwicki Ford Quincy's Steak House 126 198 2 Running 4,210
15 27 81 Chet Fillip Ford Circle Bar Truck Corral 118 197 0 Running 3,685
16 21 64 Eddie Bierschwale Ford Sunny King 115 197 0 Running 7,735
17 33 77 Ken Ragan Chevrolet McCord Gaskets 112 196 0 Running 2,960
18 30 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 109 194 0 Engine 6,705
19 32 67 Buddy Arrington Ford Pannill Knitting 106 194 0 Running 6,375
20 36 6 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet U.S. Racing 103 193 0 Running 6,555
21 18 15 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft 100 191 0 Running 10,195
22 37 85 Bobby Gerhart Chevrolet Frederick 97 191 0 Running 2,085
23 41 17 Jim Hull Oldsmobile Duraliner 94 191 0 Running 5,390
24 8 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller American 91 190 0 Running 8,865
25 39 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Axe Equipment 88 190 0 Running 5,065
26 1 55 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Copenhagen 90 185 1 Crash 4,680
27 35 51 David Simko Chevrolet Mound Steel 82 170 0 Running 1,625
28 22 7 Kyle Petty Ford 7-Eleven 79 169 0 Crash 8,570
29 38 2 Rodney Combs Pontiac Solder Seal / Gunk 76 150 0 Transmission 1,515
30 13 26 Joe Ruttman Buick Quaker State 73 142 0 Engine 4,505
31 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Pontiac J.D. McDuffie 70 129 0 Engine 4,190
32 29 23 Michael Waltrip Pontiac Hawaiian Punch 67 124 0 Running 1,370
33 20 08 Butch Miller Chevrolet Classic 64 122 0 Camshaft 1,325
34 16 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Budweiser 61 115 0 Handling 9,655
35 34 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Helen Rae Special 58 84 0 Ignition 3,990
36 19 47 Morgan Shepherd Buick Race Hill Farm 55 80 0 Crash 1,205
37 31 75 Jim Sauter Pontiac Nationwise Auto Parts 52 79 0 Transmission 3,955
38 26 10 Greg Sacks Chevrolet TRW 49 60 0 Crash 1,195
39 25 18 Tommy Ellis Chevrolet Freedlander Financial 46 50 0 Engine 1,190
40 23 4 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Kodak Film 43 37 0 Valve 1,185
41 10 88 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Crisco 40 27 0 Rear end 1,185