NASCAR in the 1986 season. Full information

38th season of the NASCAR proved to be an exhilarating ride for motorsport enthusiasts worldwide. Spanning from 16th February to 16th November in 1986, this season showcased thrilling races, unexpected twists, and fierce competition. Join us as we relive the excitement and drama that unfolded throughout this unforgettable season of NASCAR!

Beginners of the season: Willy T. Ribbs , Brett Bodine , Larry Pearson , Kirk Bryant , Wayne Slark , Butch Miller , Jerry Cranmer , Mike Skinner , Gary Fedewa , Howard Mark , Chad Little , Ted Kennedy , Terry Petris , Ray Kelly , Richard Lach , Jack Ely , Mike Laws , Tommy Riggins , Tom Rotsell , Ron Shephard , Bryan Baker , Howard Rose , Roy Lee Hendrick , Jeff Swindell , Jim Fitzgerald

List of races and tracks in the 1986 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Daytona 500 1986 Daytona 500 Geoff Bodine , Geoffrey Bodine
Chevrolet ?? 1986, #5
Daytona 16th February 1986
Richmond NASCAR 1986 Richmond NASCAR Race 1 Kyle Petty
Ford Thunderbird, #7
Richmond 23rd February 1986
North Carolina NASCAR 1986 North Carolina NASCAR Race 1 Terry Labonte
Oldsmobile Delta, #44
North Carolina 2nd March 1986
Atlanta NASCAR 1986 Atlanta NASCAR Race 1 Morgan Shepherd
Buick Le Sabre, #47
Atlanta 16th March 1986
Bristol NASCAR 1986 Bristol NASCAR Race 1 Rusty Wallace
Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #27
Bristol 6th April 1986
Darlington NASCAR 1986 Darlington NASCAR Race 1 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
Darlington 13th April 1986
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1986 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
North Wilkesboro 20th April 1986
Martinsville NASCAR 1986 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Ricky Rudd
Ford Thunderbird, #15
Martinsville 27th April 1986
Talladega NASCAR 1986 Talladega NASCAR Race 1 Bobby Allison
Buick Le Sabre, #22
Talladega 4th May 1986
Dover Downs NASCAR 1986 Dover Downs NASCAR Race 1 Geoff Bodine , Geoffrey Bodine
Chevrolet ?? 1986, #5
Dover Downs 18th May 1986
World 600 1986 World 600 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
Charlotte 25th May 1986
Riverside NASCAR 1986 Riverside NASCAR Race 1 Darrell Waltrip
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #11
Riverside 1st June 1986
Pocono NASCAR 1986 Pocono NASCAR Race 1 Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Pocono 8th June 1986
Michigan NASCAR 1986 Michigan NASCAR Race 1 Bill Elliott
Ford Thunderbird, #9
Michigan 15th June 1986
Daytona NASCAR 1986 Daytona NASCAR Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Daytona 4th July 1986
Pocono NASCAR 1986 Pocono NASCAR Race 2 Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Pocono 20th July 1986
Talladega NASCAR 1986 Talladega NASCAR Race 2 Bobby Hillin, Jr.
Buick Le Sabre, #8
Talladega 27th July 1986
Watkins Glen NASCAR 1986 Watkins Glen NASCAR Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Watkins Glen 10th August 1986
Michigan NASCAR 1986 Michigan NASCAR Race 2 Bill Elliott
Ford Thunderbird, #9
Michigan 17th August 1986
Bristol NASCAR 1986 Bristol NASCAR Race 2 Darrell Waltrip
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #11
Bristol 23rd August 1986
Darlington NASCAR 1986 Darlington NASCAR Race 2 Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Darlington 31st August 1986
Richmond NASCAR 1986 Richmond NASCAR Race 2 Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Richmond 7th September 1986
Dover Downs NASCAR 1986 Dover Downs NASCAR Race 2 Ricky Rudd
Ford Thunderbird, #15
Dover Downs 14th September 1986
Martinsville NASCAR 1986 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Rusty Wallace
Pontiac Grand Prix (Fourth generation), #27
Martinsville 21st September 1986
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1986 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Darrell Waltrip
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #11
North Wilkesboro 28th September 1986
Charlotte NASCAR 1986 Charlotte NASCAR Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
Charlotte 5th October 1986
North Carolina NASCAR 1986 North Carolina NASCAR Race 2 Neil Bonnett
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #12
North Carolina 19th October 1986
Atlanta NASCAR 1986 Atlanta NASCAR Race 2 Dale Earnhardt
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #3
Atlanta 2nd November 1986
Riverside NASCAR 1986 Riverside NASCAR Race 2 Tim Richmond
Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #25
Riverside 16th November 1986

Drivers championship 1986

Dale Earnhardt

United States

Champion

Darrell Waltrip

United States

2nd place

Tim Richmond

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1986 season

Name Points
Dale Earnhardt 4468
Darrell Waltrip 4180
Tim Richmond 4174
Bill Elliott 3844
Ricky Rudd 3823
Rusty Wallace 3762
Bobby Allison 3698
Geoffrey Bodine 3678
Bobby Hillin, Jr. 3546
Kyle Petty 3537
Harry Gant 3498
Terry Labonte 3473
Neil Bonnett 3369
Richard Petty 3314
Joe Ruttman 3295
Ken Schrader 3052
Dave Marcis 2912
Morgan Shepherd 2896
Michael Waltrip 2853
Buddy Arrington 2776
Alan Kulwicki 2705
Jimmy Means 2495
Tommy Ellis 2393
Buddy Baker 1924
Eddie Bierschwale 1860
J.D. McDuffie 1825
Phil Parsons 1742
Rick Wilson 1698
Cale Yarborough 1642
Benny Parsons 1555
Ron Bouchard 1553
Chet Fillip 1433
Jody Ridley 1213
Trevor Boys 1064
Doug Heveron 1052
Sterling Marlin 989
D.K. Ulrich 804
Pancho Carter 706
Ken Ragan 627
Lake Speed 608
Greg Sacks 579
Ronnie Thomas 504
Bobby Wawak 480
Rodney Combs 421
Derrike Cope 400
James Hylton 386
Davey Allison 364
Mark Martin 364
Jim Sauter 361
A.J. Foyt 355
Gary Fedewa 352
H.B. Bailey 336
Jonathan Lee Edwards 322
Jimmy Hensley 318
Dick Trickle 230
Jerry Cranmer 303
Bobby Gerhart 295
Kirk Bryant 301
Connie Saylor 334
Delma Cowart 0
Mike Skinner 264
Mark Stahl 255
Glen Steurer 249
Bill Schmitt 230
Willy T. Ribbs 219
Jim Robinson 206
Mike Potter 192
Brad Teague 186
Rick Newsom 183
Chad Little 182
Joe Booher 179
Ruben Garcia 170
Johnny Coy, Jr. 167
Ted Kennedy 167
Butch Miller 164
George Follmer 164
Hershel McGriff 164
Mike Laws 161
Larry Pearson 0
Terry Petris 152
Phil Good 146
David Pearson 134
Randy Baker 134
Rick McCray 131
Jerry Bowman 131
Tommie Crozier 125
John Krebs 122
Joe Millikan 122
Tommy Riggins 118
David Sosebee 116
Cliff Hucul 113
Charlie Baker 109
Brett Bodine 109
Jack Ely 103
Rick Knoop 103
Jocko Maggiacomo 101
Clay Young 100
Buddie Boys 95
Jim Hull 94
Brent Elliott 91
Grant Adcox 85
Tom Rotsell 85
Phil Barkdoll 84
Ron Shephard 82
David Simko 82
Al Unser 76
Bryan Baker 76
Dale Jarrett 76
Randy LaJoie 76
Howard Rose 73
Jeff Swindell 70
Jim Bown 67
Ron Esau 64
Earle Canavan 67
Donnie Allison 64
Ray Kelly 55
Howard Mark 55
Wayne Slark 55
Roy Lee Hendrick 49
Jim Fitzgerald 46
Tom Bigelow 43
Richard Lach 43

List of all cars in the 1986 season

Oldsmobile Delta

Oldsmobile