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1989 Coca-Cola 600


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 29
Sunday, May 28, 1989 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:52
Average Speed: 144.077 mph
Pole Speed: 173.021 mph
Cautions: 7 for 36 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.99 sec
Attendance: 155,000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400126,400running87180
21894   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile40061,675running17175
3 325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40044,275running1170
4135   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39930,950running0160
5159   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford39932,305running12160
6 26   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford39929,675running53155
72521   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford39917,800running0146
81015   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford39816,900running0142
9278   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick39715,200running0138
10 926   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick39716,925running0134
114166   Rick Mast Banquet Frozen Foods   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet39613,107running0130
122210   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac3968,500running0127
133155   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile39511,725running0124
142657   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3957,625running0121
15362   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3949,175running0118
164271   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3949,650running0115
173342   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3926,000running0112
183990   Chad Little Donlavey Racing   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3925,650running0109
191143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3916,400running0106
203040   Ben Hess Hess Racing   (Ben Hess)Oldsmobile3885,775running0103
213506   Terry Byers Byers Racing   (Terry Byers)Chevrolet3794,700running0100
222116   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick3775,450running097
23 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford37158,500engine138104
242083   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile3646,800running091
252914   Tracy Leslie Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile3603,925crank088
263753   Jerry O'Neil Aroneck Racing   (Alan Aroneck)Chevrolet3533,100running085
27 730   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3336,150engine082
282429   Dale Jarrett Hardee's / Ghostbusters II   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3315,200engine079
291684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3304,975oil line076
301988   Greg Sacks Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac3204,800crash278
31 627   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac30613,950engine2275
322375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac30310,000engine067
331728   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford29810,550engine169
343247   Allan Grice Foster's Lager   (Allan Grice)Pontiac2941,900engine061
35 54   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2926,975running1563
364023   Eddie Bierschwale Auto Finders   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile2422,400crash055
373831   Jim Sauter Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Pontiac2361,775engine052
38143   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet22310,750engine254
391211   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford1868,725engine046
40 833   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile14810,600engine5048
413452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1131,700engine040
422851   Butch Miller Fruit of the Loom   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet242,200wheel bearing037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Jim Bown41Rose Auto WreckingDick BownChevrolet
Delma Cowart0H.L. WatersChevrolet
H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac
Phil Barkdoll73Barkdoll RacingPhil BarkdollOldsmobile
Charlie Baker93Salmon RacingPatsy SalmonBuick
John McFadden24Alliance Training CentersJohn McFaddenChevrolet
Rodney Combs89EvinrudeMueller BrothersPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
19292  
93975  
9813336  
1341374  
13821982  
2202289  
22925628  
2572615  
26227413  
2752773  
27833962  
3403456  
34636318  
3643674  
36840033  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.0%             Average green flag run: 45.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki155
  Mark Martin65853
  Harry Gant59591
  Ken Schrader60601
  Darrell Waltrip61633
  Greg Sacks64652
  Harry Gant6611449
  Rusty Wallace11512410
  Alan Kulwicki12516440
  Rick Wilson16517915
  Alan Kulwicki18019213
  Bill Elliott1931942
  Sterling Marlin1951984
  Darrell Waltrip1992024
  Rusty Wallace20321412
  Alan Kulwicki2152217
  Dale Earnhardt2222232
  Bill Elliott22423310
  Alan Kulwicki23425724
  Davey Allison2582581
  Sterling Marlin25927113
  Alan Kulwicki27232049
  Darrell Waltrip32140080

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 1479    
2   Geoffrey Bodine 1458   -21  
3   Dale Earnhardt 1430   -49  
4   Alan Kulwicki 1375   -104  
5   Sterling Marlin 1374   -105  
6   Mark Martin 1368   -111  
7   Rusty Wallace 1313   -166  
8   Davey Allison 1291   -188  
9   Ken Schrader 1238   -241  
10   Bill Elliott 1211   -268  
11   Rick Wilson 1170   -309  
12   Dick Trickle 1159   -320  
13   Ricky Rudd 1151   -328  
14   Harry Gant 1138   -341  
15   Neil Bonnett 1129   -350  
16   Terry Labonte 1116   -363  
17   Lake Speed 1086   -393  
18   Michael Waltrip 1073   -406  
19   Morgan Shepherd 1056   -423  
20   Phil Parsons 1040   -439