1984 NASCAR Coca-Cola Cup Series (Jayverse)

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The 1984 NASCAR Winston Cup Season was the 36th season of professional stock car racing in the United States and the 13th modern-era Cup series season. It began on Sunday February 19 and ended on Sunday November 18.

This was the first year for the new series sponsorship. Soft Drink Company Coca-Cola assumed sponsorship of the NASCAR championship series from cigarette brand Winston. Winston was the title sponsor of the Cup Series for 13 seasons, from 1971 to 1983.

Teams and drivers

Team Make No. Driver Car Owner Crew Chief
All-Star Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 5 Geoffrey Bodine Rick Hendrick Harry Hyde
Arrington Racing Chrysler Imperial 67 Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington
Benfield Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 98 Joe Ruttman 25 Ron Benfield
Morgan Shepherd 3
Blue Max Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 27 Tim Richmond Raymond Beadle Barry Dodson
Bobby Hawkins Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 16 David Pearson Bobby Hawkins
Branch-Ragan Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 77 Ken Ragan Marvin Ragan
Bud Moore Engineering Ford Thunderbird 15 Mark Martin Bud Moore Bud Moore
Cliff Stewart Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 88 Ricky Rudd Cliff Stewart
89 Rusty Wallace
Curb Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 43 Richard Petty Mike Curb Buddy Parrott
DiGard Motorsports Buick Regal 22 Cale Yarborough Bill Gardner Gary Nelson
Donlavey Racing Ford Thunderbird 90 Dick Brooks Junie Donlavey
Ellington Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1 Lake Speed Hoss Ellington Runt Pittman
Hagan Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 44 Terry Labonte Billy Hagan Dale Inman
Hamby Motorsports Pontiac Grand Prix

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

17 Clark Dwyer (R) Roger Hamby
Heveron Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 01 Doug Heveron (R) Tom Heveron
Hylton Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 48 Trevor Boys James Hylton
Irv Sanderson Racing Oldsmobile Cutlass

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

97 Dean Combs (R) Irv Sanderson
Johnny Hayes Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 55 Benny Parsons Johnny Hayes Cliff Champion
66 Phil Parsons (R) David Ifft
Junior Johnson & Associates Chevrolet Monte Carlo 11 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson Jeff Hammond
12 Neil Bonnett Doug Richert
Langley Racing Ford Thunderbird 64 Tommy Gale Elmo Langley
Mach 1 Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 33 Harry Gant Hal Needham Travis Carter
Marcis Auto Racing Oldsmobile Cutlass 71 Mike Alexander 19 Dave Marcis
Lennie Pond 7
McDuffie Racing Pontiac Grand Prix 70 J. D. McDuffie J. D. McDuffie
Means Racing Pontiac Grand Prix

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

52 Jimmy Means Jimmy Means
Melling Racing Ford Thunderbird 9 Bill Elliott Harry Melling Ernie Elliott
Morgan-McClure Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 4 Tommy Ellis27 (R) Larry McClure Tony Glover
Joe Ruttman3
Race Hill Farm Team Buick Regal 47 Ron Bouchard Jack Beebe Mike Beam
RahMoc Enterprises Pontiac Grand Prix 75 Dave Marcis Bob Rahilly
Ranier-Lundy Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 28 Bobby Allison Harry Ranier Waddell Wilson
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 3 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress Kirk Shelmerdine
Robert McEntyre Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 84 Jody Ridley Robert McEntyre
Sacks & Sons Chevrolet Monte Carlo 51 Greg Sacks (R) 29 Arnie Sacks
Sadler Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 95 Sterling Marlin Earl Sadler
Stavola Brothers Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Buick Regal

8 Bobby Hillin Jr. Billy Stavola
Thomas Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 41 Ronnie Thomas Ronnie Thomas
Ulrich Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Buick Regal

6 D. K. Ulrich D. K. Ulrich
Wood Brothers Racing Ford Thunderbird 7 Kyle Petty Glen Wood Glen Wood
21 Buddy Baker20 Leonard Wood
Bobby Rahal1

Schedule

No. Race Title Track Date
1 Winston Western 500 Riverside International Raceway, Riverside February 5
NC Busch Clash Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 12
UNO Twin 125 Qualifiers February 16
Daytona 500 Consolation Race February 17
1 Daytona 500 February 19
2 Richmond 400 Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond February 26
3 Carolina 500 North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham March 4
4 Coca-Cola 500 Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton March 18
5 Valleydale 500 Bristol International Raceway, Bristol April 1
6 Northwestern Bank 400 North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro April 8
7 TranSouth 500 Darlington Raceway, Darlington April 15
8 Sovran Bank 500 Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway April 29
9 Winston 500 Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega May 6
10 Pepsi 420 Nashville Speedway, Nashville May 12
11 Budweiser 500 Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover May 20
12 World 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord May 27
13 Budweiser 400 Riverside International Raceway, Riverside June 3
The 1984 NASCAR All-Star Race Sears Point International Raceway, Sonoma June 10
14 Golden Gate 300 June 17
15 Champion Spark Plug 400 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 24
16 Firecracker 400 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach July 4
17 Red Roof Inns 300 Burke Lakefront Airport, Cleveland July 14
18 Van Scoy Diamond Mine 500 Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond July 22
19 Talladega 500 Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega July 29
20 Badger State 300 Road America, Elkhart Lake August 12
21 Busch 500 Bristol International Raceway, Bristol August 25
22 Southern 500 Darlington Raceway, Darlington September 2
23 Wrangler Sanfor-Set 400 Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond September 9
24 Delaware 500 Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover September 16
25 Goody's 500 Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway September 23
26 Miller High Life 500 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord October 7
28 Holly Farms 400 North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro October 14
29 Warner W. Hodgdon American 500 North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham October 21
30 Atlanta Journal 500 Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton November 4
31 Texas 400 Texas World Speedway, College Station November 11
32 Los Angeles Times 500 Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario November 18

Bold denotes NASCAR Crown Jewel event