OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOVRAN BANK 500

Harry Gant won the 1985 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Sovran Bank 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.526 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $223,075

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Sovran Bank 500
  • DATE: 04-28-1985
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 263
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 57

WINNER

  • NAME: Harry Gant
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 73.022
  • START POSITION: 13th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 13 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 185 175 10 500 193 Running 38,525
2 7 15 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft 175 170 5 500 1 Running 22,450
3 2 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 170 165 5 500 67 Running 19,825
4 16 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller American 165 160 5 500 160 Running 12,050
5 5 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Budweiser 155 155 0 500 0 Running 10,550
6 15 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Piedmont Airlines 155 150 5 498 1 Running 11,900
7 20 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 146 146 0 498 0 Running 8,400
8 10 75 Lake Speed Pontiac Nationwise Auto Parts 142 142 0 497 0 Running 5,630
9 21 17 Phil Parsons Chevrolet Skoal 138 138 0 496 0 Running 5,480
10 14 2 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Alugard 134 134 0 496 0 Running 6,680
11 6 7 Kyle Petty Ford 7-Eleven 130 130 0 495 0 Running 4,720
12 17 88 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Bull Frog Knits / Liquid Wrench 127 127 0 495 0 Running 4,500
13 8 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 124 124 0 493 0 Running 8,820
14 19 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Broadway Motors 121 121 0 492 0 Running 4,190
15 23 67 Buddy Arrington Ford Buddy's Used Cars 118 118 0 492 0 Running 4,380
16 22 90 Ken Schrader Ford Ultra Seal 115 115 0 492 0 Running 4,845
17 26 64 Clark Dwyer Ford Sunny King 112 112 0 487 0 Running 3,720
18 25 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Chevrolet Trap Rock Industries 109 109 0 486 0 Running 1,555
19 30 49 Don Hume Chevrolet Cleaner Hands Formula 106 106 0 479 0 Running 3,505
20 27 6 Eddie Bierschwale Chevrolet U.S. Racing 103 103 0 475 0 Running 3,340
21 12 27 Tim Richmond Pontiac Old Milwaukee 100 100 0 455 0 Running 3,495
22 29 72 Brent Elliott Buick Elliott Racing 97 97 0 448 0 Running 1,205
23 1 11 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Budweiser 99 94 5 423 77 Engine 11,595
24 28 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac Rumple Furniture 91 91 0 393 0 Rear end 2,855
25 4 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Wrangler Jeans 93 88 5 345 1 Engine 8,975
26 24 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile AEL Rentals 85 85 0 320 0 Engine 2,825
27 3 16 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet Carolina Tool 82 82 0 139 0 Crash 2,155
28 9 47 Ron Bouchard Buick Valvoline 79 79 0 108 0 Crash 2,145
29 11 84 Mike Alexander Chevrolet Sims Brothers Racing 76 76 0 69 0 Rear end 1,635
30 18 41 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Thomas Racing 73 73 0 1 0 Engine 1,125