OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1987 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $381,150

RACE

  • NUMBER: 21
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-06-1987
  • LAPS / MILES: 202 / 276
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 50

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 115.520
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 13
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 5 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Wrangler Jeans 185 175 10 202 109 Running 64,650
2 16 27 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Kodiak 170 170 0 202 0 Running 33,695
3 14 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 170 165 5 202 2 Running 22,530
4 24 44 Sterling Marlin Oldsmobile Piedmont Airlines 160 160 0 202 0 Running 18,665
5 3 11 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 155 155 0 202 0 Running 19,945
6 17 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick Miller American 150 150 0 202 0 Running 14,890
7 12 15 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft 146 146 0 202 0 Running 15,055
8 2 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 147 142 5 202 1 Running 15,215
9 15 26 Morgan Shepherd Buick Quaker State 138 138 0 202 0 Running 9,555
10 7 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Tide 139 134 5 202 1 Running 6,365
11 18 90 Ken Schrader Ford Red Baron Frozen Pizza 130 130 0 202 0 Running 9,765
12 22 55 Phil Parsons Oldsmobile Skoal Classic 127 127 0 202 0 Running 4,535
13 21 29 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Hardee's 124 124 0 201 0 Running 4,375
14 26 21 Kyle Petty Ford Citgo 121 121 0 200 0 Running 11,215
15 38 18 Dale Jarrett Chevrolet Eric Freedlander 118 118 0 200 0 Running 9,110
16 28 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Lifebuoy 115 115 0 200 0 Running 7,750
17 20 88 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Crisco 112 112 0 199 0 Distributor 3,755
18 27 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 109 109 0 199 0 Running 9,310
19 19 30 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet All Pro Auto Parts 106 106 0 198 0 Running 7,135
20 39 1 Brett Bodine Chevrolet Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce 103 103 0 195 0 Running 3,855
21 37 62 Steve Christman Pontiac AC Delco 100 100 0 195 0 Running 3,050
22 29 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Eureka Vacuum Cleaners 97 97 0 195 0 Running 6,365
23 34 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Wawak Racing 94 94 0 194 0 Running 2,850
24 32 67 Buddy Arrington Ford Pannill Knits 91 91 0 193 0 Running 5,960
25 31 34 Eddie Bierschwale Chevrolet Allen's Glass 88 88 0 192 0 Running 2,760
26 11 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller American 85 85 0 185 0 Engine 9,570
27 25 64 Rodney Combs Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 82 82 0 185 0 Running 5,525
28 8 4 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Kodak Film 79 79 0 176 0 Running 2,385
29 1 28 Davey Allison Ford Havoline 81 76 5 164 86 Crash 6,545
30 4 83 Lake Speed Oldsmobile Wynn's 73 73 0 163 0 Crash 2,240
31 9 35 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Folger's Coffee 75 70 5 162 3 Crash 12,290
32 23 75 Neil Bonnett Pontiac Valvoline 67 67 0 156 0 Running 4,805
33 35 81 Mike Potter Ford Fillip Racing 64 64 0 153 0 Crash 1,975
34 40 6 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Slender You Figure Salons 61 61 0 140 0 Fatigue 4,690
35 33 36 HB Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts 58 58 0 133 0 Fatigue 1,855
36 30 12 Trevor Boys Oldsmobile Gorman's Esso 55 55 0 126 0 Crash 4,560
37 36 32 Jonathan Lee Edwards Chevrolet Edwards Racing 52 52 0 122 0 Engine 1,755
38 13 50 Greg Sacks Pontiac Valvoline 49 49 0 96 0 Engine 1,705
39 10 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 46 46 0 85 0 Clutch 4,395
40 6 7 Alan Kulwicki Ford Zerex 43 43 0 77 0 Engine 4,500