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1984 International Race of Champions
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Cale Yarborough, the IROC VIII champion

The eighth year of IROC competition took place in 1984. IROC VIII saw the use of the Chevrolet Camaro in all races, and was the first incarnation of the current IROC format in which twelve drivers from different series compete in all four races. Races one and four took place at Michigan International Speedway, while race two took place at Burke Lakefront Airport, and race three ran on the Talladega Superspeedway. Cale Yarborough won one race en route to the championship, and took home $150,000 for his efforts.

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Points Winnings Series
1 United States Cale Yarborough 58 $150,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
2 United States Neil Bonnett 55 $75,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
3 United States Darrell Waltrip 52 $35,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
4 United States Benny Parsons 47 $30,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States Gordon Johncock 45 $25,000 CART
6 United Kingdom Derek Bell 35 $24,000 World Endurance Championship
7 United States Danny Ongais 33 $23,000 CART
8 United States Johnny Rutherford 33 $22,000 CART
9 United States Dale Earnhardt 31 $21,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
10 United States Tom Sneva 29 $20,000 CART
11 Brazil Emerson Fittipaldi 28 $20,000 CART
12 Belgium Jacky Ickx 17 $20,000 World Endurance Championship

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