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1985 Daytona 500

1985 Daytona 500 is 27th Daytona 500 race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Bill Elliott won the pole position and this race. Lake Speed and Darrell Waltrip also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1984 Daytona 500
Next race: 1986 Daytona 500
Race Start: 17th February 1985

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1985 Daytona 500

1st victory for the Melling Racing team
1st victory for the Bill Elliott
2nd podium for the Bill Elliott
1st podium for the Lake Speed
3rd podium for the Darrell Waltrip

1985 Daytona 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bill Elliott Ford Thunderbird, #9 0 2h 54m 9s 0 Melling Racing
2 Lake Speed Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #75 0 Rahmoc Enterprises
3 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet ?? 1985, #11 0 Junior Johnson
4 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1985, #88 0 Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff
5 Ricky Rudd Ford ?? 1985, #15 0 Bud Moore
6 Greg Sacks Chevrolet ?? 1985, #51 0 Arnie Sacks
7 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet ?? 1985, #5 0 Rick Hendrick
8 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #2 0 Cliff Stewart
9 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Chevrolet ?? 1985, #8 0 Stavola Brothers
10 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet ?? 1985, #12 0 Junior Johnson
11 Ken Schrader Ford ?? 1985, #90 0 Junie Donlavey
12 Mike Alexander Chevrolet ?? 1985, #84 0 Sims Brothers
13 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet ?? 1985, #74 0 Bobby Wawak
14 Jimmy Means Chevrolet ?? 1985, #52 0 Jimmy Means
15 Morgan Shepherd Chrysler ?? 1985, #67 0 Buddy Arrington
16 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet ?? 1985, #95 0 Sadler Brothers
17 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet ?? 1985, #4 0 Larry McClure
18 Clark Dwyer Ford ?? 1985, #64 0 Elmo Langley
19 Lennie Pond Chevrolet ?? 1985, #48 0 James Hylton
20 Slick Johnson Chevrolet ?? 1985, #31 0 Henley Gray
21 Ken Ragan Chevrolet ?? 1985, #17 0 Roger Hamby
22 Dick Brooks Ford ?? 1985, #1 0 Petty Enterprises
23 Jim Sauter Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #89 0 Mueller Brothers
24 Dave Marcis Chevrolet ?? 1985, #71 0 Dave Marcis
25 Terry Labonte Chevrolet ?? 1985, #44 0 Billy Hagan
26 Harry Gant Chevrolet ?? 1985, #33 0 Hal Needham
27 Trevor Boys Chevrolet ?? 1985, #98 0 Ron Benfield
28 David Pearson Chevrolet ?? 1985, #21 0 Hoss Ellington
29 Phil Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1985, #66 0 Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson
30 A.J. Foyt Oldsmobile ?? 1985, #14 0 A.J. Foyt
31 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1985, #55 0 Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson
32 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet ?? 1985, #3 0 Richard Childress
33 Bobby Allison Buick ?? 1985, #22 0 DiGard Racing
34 Richard Petty Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #43 0 Mike Curb
35 Tim Richmond Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #27 0 Raymond Beadle
36 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1985, #28 0 Harry Ranier
37 Kyle Petty Ford ?? 1985, #7 0 Wood Brothers
38 Ron Bouchard Buick ?? 1985, #47 0 Jack Beebe
39 Doug Heveron, Delma Cowart Chevrolet ?? 1985, #10 0 Tom Heveron

Qualifying Results for the 1985 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bill Elliott Ford Thunderbird, #9 0 Melling Racing
2 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1985, #28 Harry Ranier
3 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet ?? 1985, #11 Junior Johnson
4 David Pearson Chevrolet ?? 1985, #21 Hoss Ellington
5 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1985, #55 Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson
6 Kyle Petty Ford ?? 1985, #7 Wood Brothers
7 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1985, #88 Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff
8 Richard Petty Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #43 Mike Curb
9 Ricky Rudd Ford ?? 1985, #15 Bud Moore
10 Harry Gant Chevrolet ?? 1985, #33 Hal Needham
11 Dick Brooks Ford ?? 1985, #1 Petty Enterprises
12 Phil Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1985, #66 Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson
13 Greg Sacks Chevrolet ?? 1985, #51 Arnie Sacks
14 Lake Speed Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #75 Rahmoc Enterprises
15 Ron Bouchard Buick ?? 1985, #47 Jack Beebe
16 A.J. Foyt Oldsmobile ?? 1985, #14 A.J. Foyt
17 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet ?? 1985, #5 Rick Hendrick
18 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet ?? 1985, #3 Richard Childress
19 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet ?? 1985, #12 Junior Johnson
20 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet ?? 1985, #95 Sadler Brothers
21 Dave Marcis Chevrolet ?? 1985, #71 Dave Marcis
22 Rusty Wallace Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #2 Cliff Stewart
23 Doug Heveron Chevrolet ?? 1985, #10 Tom Heveron
24 Ken Schrader Ford ?? 1985, #90 Junie Donlavey
25 Jimmy Means Chevrolet ?? 1985, #52 Jimmy Means
26 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet ?? 1985, #74 Bobby Wawak
27 Lennie Pond Chevrolet ?? 1985, #48 James Hylton
28 Jim Sauter Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #89 Mueller Brothers
29 Mike Alexander Chevrolet ?? 1985, #84 Sims Brothers
30 Delma Cowart Chevrolet ?? 1985, #0 H.L. Waters
31 Terry Labonte Chevrolet ?? 1985, #44 Billy Hagan
32 Joe Ruttman Chevrolet ?? 1985, #4 Larry McClure
33 Tim Richmond Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #27 Raymond Beadle
34 Bobby Allison Buick ?? 1985, #22 DiGard Racing
35 Trevor Boys Chevrolet ?? 1985, #98 Ron Benfield
36 Morgan Shepherd Chrysler ?? 1985, #67 Buddy Arrington
37 Ken Ragan Chevrolet ?? 1985, #17 Roger Hamby
38 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Chevrolet ?? 1985, #8 Stavola Brothers
39 Clark Dwyer, Slick Johnson Ford ?? 1985, #64 Elmo Langley

List of all cars for the 1985 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit