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1989 Busch 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 29
Saturday, August 26, 1989 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:04:14
Average Speed: 85.554 mph
Pole Speed: 117.043 mph
Cautions: 11 for 69 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.04 sec
Attendance: 45,000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
33   Tommy Ellis1Ford   .000    
34   Richard Petty43Pontiac   .000    
36   Jimmy Means52Pontiac   .000    
35   Jim Sauter44Pontiac   .000    
1   Alan Kulwicki7Ford16.394   117.043    
2   Geoffrey Bodine5Chevrolet16.406   116.957    
3   Brett Bodine15Ford16.447   116.666    
4   Ken Schrader25Chevrolet16.472   116.489    
5   Sterling Marlin94Oldsmobile16.494   116.333    
6   Ricky Rudd26Buick16.537   116.031    
7   Dale Earnhardt3Chevrolet16.563   115.849    
8   Ernie Irvan2Pontiac16.567   115.821    
9   Darrell Waltrip17Chevrolet16.584   115.702    
10   Rusty Wallace27Pontiac16.604   115.563    
11   Michael Waltrip30Pontiac16.605   115.556    
12   Jimmy Spencer68Pontiac16.619   115.458    
13   Rick Mast66Chevrolet16.621   115.444    
14   Harry Gant33Oldsmobile16.637   115.333    
15   Derrike Cope10Pontiac16.656   115.202    
16   Terry Labonte11Ford16.687   114.988    
18   Rick Wilson4Oldsmobile16.693   114.946    
19   Larry Pearson16Buick16.727   114.713    
20   Davey Allison28Ford16.735   114.658    
21   Bill Elliott9Ford16.750   114.555    
22   Dick Trickle84Buick16.754   114.528    
17   Phil Parsons55Oldsmobile16.776   114.374    
23   Mark Martin6Ford16.780   114.350    
24   Bobby Hillin, Jr.8Buick16.804   114.187    
25   Joe Ruttman83Oldsmobile16.811   114.140    
26   Greg Sacks48Pontiac16.873   113.720    
27   Kyle Petty42Pontiac16.883   113.653    
28   Dave Marcis71Chevrolet16.900   113.538    
29   Morgan Shepherd75Pontiac16.992   112.924    
30   Dale Jarrett29Pontiac17.116   112.106    
31   Neil Bonnett21Ford17.127   112.034    
32   Hut Stricklin57Pontiac17.270   111.106    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Tommy Ellis (#1), Richard Petty (#43), Jim Sauter (#44), Jimmy Means (#52)