OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VALLEYDALE 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1985 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Valleydale 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.533 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $192,570

RACE

  • NUMBER: 5
  • NAME: Valleydale 500
  • DATE: 04-06-1985
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 267
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 14 / 90

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 81.790
  • START POSITION: 12th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 18
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 12 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Wrangler Jeans 185 500 214 Running 31,525
2 6 15 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft 175 500 163 Running 18,050
3 4 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 165 498 0 Running 16,625
4 18 88 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Liquid Wrench 165 498 2 Running 4,470
5 17 2 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Alugard 160 497 28 Running 8,230
6 11 7 Kyle Petty Ford 7-Eleven 155 495 14 Running 6,030
7 5 75 Lake Speed Pontiac Nationwise Auto Parts 146 495 0 Running 5,310
8 15 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 142 495 0 Running 7,450
9 21 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Chevrolet Trap Rock Industries 143 495 1 Running 2,050
10 16 90 Ken Schrader Ford Ultra Seal 134 489 0 Running 5,750
11 8 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 130 485 0 Running 8,750
12 25 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 127 483 0 Running 4,680
13 2 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller American 129 477 54 Running 7,700
14 23 64 Clark Dwyer Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 121 477 0 Running 3,870
15 22 6 Eddie Bierschwale Chevrolet U.S. Racing 118 465 0 Running 4,010
16 30 49 Don Hume Chevrolet Cleaner Hands Formula 115 457 0 Running 3,510
17 7 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Valvoline 112 440 0 Running 3,360
18 10 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 114 408 1 Running 7,980
19 3 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Budweiser 106 364 0 Running 6,640
20 1 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 108 362 22 Running 9,950
21 28 41 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Thomas Racing 100 314 0 Engine 1,060
22 24 95 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Auto Shack 102 220 1 Crash 1,020
23 9 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Budweiser 94 178 0 Engine 8,380
24 20 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile AEL Rentals 91 174 0 Engine 3,420
25 26 67 Buddy Arrington Chrysler Arrington Racing 88 157 0 Oil pressure 2,690
26 27 68 Mike Potter Ford Walker Enterprises 85 61 0 Engine 870
27 29 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac Rumple Furniture 82 58 0 Crash 2,520
28 19 17 Phil Parsons Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 79 40 0 Engine 2,480
29 14 4 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet Folger's Coffee 76 38 0 Crash 1,780
30 13 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 73 36 0 Crash 2,410