OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Bill Elliott won the 1988 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $431,345

RACE

  • NUMBER: 21
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-04-1988
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 39

WINNER

  • NAME: Bill Elliott
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 128.297
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 24
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 9 Bill Elliott Ford Coors 185 175 10 367 154 Running 75,800
2 5 27 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Kodiak 175 170 5 367 50 Running 38,850
3 2 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 170 165 5 367 85 Running 31,375
4 6 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Tide 165 160 5 367 5 Running 19,850
5 12 44 Sterling Marlin Oldsmobile Piedmont Airlines 160 155 5 367 21 Running 21,130
6 21 55 Phil Parsons Oldsmobile Crown Petroleum 150 150 0 366 0 Running 12,950
7 4 5 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet Levi Garrett 151 146 5 366 7 Running 11,310
8 23 11 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Budweiser 142 142 0 366 0 Running 13,260
9 15 28 Davey Allison Ford Havoline 143 138 5 366 9 Running 15,105
10 29 26 Ricky Rudd Buick Quaker State 139 134 5 366 6 Running 13,130
11 25 25 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Folger's Coffee 130 130 0 366 0 Running 10,980
12 11 83 Lake Speed Oldsmobile Wynn's 127 127 0 366 0 Running 6,815
13 27 90 Benny Parsons Ford Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce 129 124 5 365 25 Running 19,305
14 30 12 Mike Alexander Buick Miller High Life 126 121 5 365 2 Running 11,495
15 3 7 Alan Kulwicki Ford Zerex 118 118 0 365 0 Running 8,735
16 24 75 Neil Bonnett Pontiac Valvoline 115 115 0 364 0 Running 11,195
17 8 15 Brett Bodine Ford Crisco 117 112 5 363 2 Running 12,635
18 36 10 Ken Bouchard Ford Whitcomb Racing 109 109 0 360 0 Running 6,240
19 7 6 Mark Martin Ford Stroh's Light 106 106 0 358 0 Running 5,040
20 17 2 Ernie Irvan Chevrolet Kroger 103 103 0 358 0 Running 4,985
21 13 97 Rodney Combs Buick GM Tech Team 100 100 0 357 0 Running 3,320
22 38 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Lifebuoy 97 97 0 355 0 Running 6,320
23 32 31 Jim Sauter Oldsmobile Slender You Figure Salons 94 94 0 351 0 Running 4,120
24 28 52 Jimmy Means Pontiac Eureka Vacuum Cleaners 91 91 0 350 0 Running 5,000
25 14 30 Michael Waltrip Pontiac Country Time Lemonade 88 88 0 343 0 Running 5,955
26 33 23 Eddie Bierschwale Oldsmobile Wayne Paging 85 85 0 340 0 Running 2,815
27 34 36 HB Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts 82 82 0 340 0 Running 2,725
28 35 21 Kyle Petty Ford Citgo 84 79 5 337 1 Running 9,630
29 39 32 Philip Duffie Buick Bob Beard 76 76 0 332 0 Running 2,540
30 16 8 Bobby Hillin Jr Buick Miller High Life 73 73 0 317 0 Oil pressure 5,335
31 20 77 Ken Ragan Ford Bob Beard 70 70 0 308 0 Crash 2,340
32 22 88 Rick Mast Oldsmobile Red Baron Frozen Pizza 67 67 0 305 0 Running 5,530
33 26 43 Richard Petty Pontiac STP 64 64 0 266 0 Engine 4,925
34 18 29 Dale Jarrett Oldsmobile Hardee's 61 61 0 239 0 Engine 2,850
35 31 68 Derrike Cope Ford Purolator Filters 58 58 0 203 0 Crash 4,755
36 37 87 Randy Baker Oldsmobile Sony Magnetic Products 55 55 0 135 0 Engine 2,055
37 40 80 Jimmy Horton Ford S & H Racing 52 52 0 114 0 Engine 2,005
38 19 4 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Kodak Film 49 49 0 82 0 Engine 2,580
39 10 57 Morgan Shepherd Buick Heinz Ketchup 46 46 0 53 0 Engine 1,910
40 9 33 Harry Gant Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 43 43 0 50 0 Engine 4,450