OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOVRAN BANK 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1987 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Sovran Bank 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.526 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $266,605

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Sovran Bank 500
  • DATE: 04-26-1987
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 263
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 11 / 65

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 72.808
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 14
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Wrangler Jeans 185 175 10 500 156 Running 50,850
2 5 27 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Kodiak 175 170 5 500 63 Running 27,325
3 7 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 170 165 5 500 116 Running 20,750
4 19 55 Phil Parsons Oldsmobile Copenhagen 160 160 0 500 0 Running 10,275
5 2 11 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 155 155 0 498 0 Running 16,425
6 31 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 155 150 5 498 66 Running 12,950
7 20 90 Ken Schrader Ford Red Baron Frozen Pizza 146 146 0 498 0 Running 8,280
8 13 22 Bobby Allison Buick Miller American 142 142 0 497 0 Running 8,850
9 9 75 Neil Bonnett Pontiac Valvoline 138 138 0 496 0 Running 6,630
10 18 30 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet Domino's Pizza 134 134 0 495 0 Running 7,285
11 16 81 Buddy Arrington Ford Pannill Knitting 130 130 0 494 0 Running 2,370
12 6 21 Kyle Petty Ford Citgo 127 127 0 493 0 Running 6,020
13 29 19 Derrike Cope Chevrolet Stoke Racing 124 124 0 490 0 Running 2,720
14 26 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Hots V Carolinas 121 121 0 488 0 Running 5,450
15 22 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick Miller American 118 118 0 452 0 Rear end 7,820
16 15 15 Ricky Rudd Ford Motorcraft 115 115 0 440 0 Rear end 9,050
17 1 26 Morgan Shepherd Buick Quaker State 117 112 5 396 34 Engine 9,550
18 30 48 Tony Spanos Chevrolet Hylton Racing 109 109 0 386 0 Running 1,555
19 21 44 Sterling Marlin Oldsmobile Piedmont Airlines 106 106 0 378 0 Running 4,385
20 23 64 Jerry Cranmer Ford Sunny King 103 103 0 369 0 Clutch 4,850
21 11 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Tide 105 100 5 360 45 Engine 2,200
22 10 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 97 97 0 347 0 Timing chain 4,375
23 12 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Lifebuoy 94 94 0 333 0 Rear end 4,100
24 25 67 Eddie Bierschwale Ford Pannill Knitting 91 91 0 269 0 Engine 3,485
25 24 62 Steve Christman Pontiac AC Spark Plug 88 88 0 264 0 Running 1,375
26 17 35 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Folger's Coffee 85 85 0 223 0 Valve 9,350
27 3 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 87 82 5 186 20 Rear end 5,405
28 8 7 Alan Kulwicki Ford Zerex 79 79 0 185 0 Oil line 4,970
29 14 18 Dale Jarrett Chevrolet Eric Freedlander 76 76 0 113 0 Engine 4,135
30 28 12 Slick Johnson Oldsmobile Hesco Exhaust Systems 73 73 0 87 0 Timing chain 2,660
31 27 70 JD McDuffie Pontiac McDuffie Racing 70 70 0 21 0 Engine 1,160