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1989 Pontiac Excitement 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 29
Sunday, March 26, 1989 at Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .750 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:20:51
Average Speed: 89.619 mph
Pole Speed: 120.573 mph
Cautions: 12 for 67 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.8 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 227   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac40063,025running88180
2 47   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford40028,625running108175
3 63   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40030,900running43170
41826   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick40013,600running0160
53528   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford39917,607running11160
61216   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick3995,350running0150
71117   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39910,600running0146
8 894   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3988,900running0142
9152   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3985,000running0138
10 99   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford39714,275running0134
11 36   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford3976,000running0130
122383   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile3975,675running0127
132230   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3975,525running0124
142633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3965,250running0121
15298   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3965,750running0118
161666   Rick Mast Mach 1 Racing   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3965,050running0115
17 54   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile3964,550running0112
18 15   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet39512,350running126119
19 725   Ken Schrader Folger's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3947,775running0106
203671   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3945,275running0103
212821   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3934,250running0100
221790   Chad Little Wahoo Boats   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3922,625running097
233229   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3904,025running094
242540   Ben Hess Ben HessOldsmobile3851,850running091
251484   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3774,125engine193
261051   Butch Miller Throop Motorsports   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet3761,775running085
272055   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3233,250running2387
281315   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford2753,220valve079
293448   Mickey Gibbs GMAC   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac2291,690engine076
301911   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford2027,420crash073
312423   Eddie Bierschwale B-B & Coaches   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile1521,640camshaft070
322134   Rodney Combs A.A.G. Inc.   (Ken Allen)Buick1332,260clutch067
333075   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac1287,250valve064
342788   Greg Sacks Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac872,900engine061
353168   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Jim Testa)Pontiac151,400crash058
363331   Jim Sauter Slender You Figure Salons   (Bob Clark)Pontiac11,400engine055

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Steve Seligman65Ford
Richard Petty43STPPetty EnterprisesPontiac
Kyle Petty42Peak AntifreezeFelix SabatesPontiac
Jimmy Means52Alka-SeltzerJimmy MeansPontiac
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Hut Stricklin57HeinzRod OsterlundPontiac
Bill Ingram19Gray RacingHenley GrayOldsmobile
Tony Spanos49Hylton RacingJames HyltonBuick
Bill Meacham04
Ken Bouchard10Bob WhitcombPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
122  
3108  
11177  
18192  
206849  
69746  
759117  
92965  
9717882  
1791868  
1871937  
1941963  
1972059  
20621611  
2172248  
2252262  
22723711  
2382458  
24629045  
2912955  
29636368  
3643685  
36937911  
3803834  
38440017  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.8%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine1116116
  Rusty Wallace11716246
  Geoffrey Bodine1631719
  Dick Trickle1721721
  Geoffrey Bodine1731731
  Phil Parsons17418613
  Rusty Wallace18720115
  Dale Earnhardt2022065
  Phil Parsons20721610
  Dale Earnhardt21723822
  Davey Allison23924911
  Dale Earnhardt25026213
  Alan Kulwicki2632631
  Dale Earnhardt2642663
  Alan Kulwicki267370104
  Rusty Wallace3713711
  Alan Kulwicki3723721
  Rusty Wallace3733786
  Alan Kulwicki3793802
  Rusty Wallace38140020

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 680    
2   Alan Kulwicki 616   -64  
3   Darrell Waltrip 582   -98  
4   Sterling Marlin 573   -107  
5   Geoffrey Bodine 560   -120  
6   Rusty Wallace 554   -126  
7   Rick Wilson 521   -159  
8   Ken Schrader 497   -183  
9   Michael Waltrip 459   -221  
10   Rick Mast 458   -222  
11   Lake Speed 447   -233  
12   Davey Allison 446   -234  
13   Larry Pearson 446   -234  
14   Ricky Rudd 434   -246  
15   Dale Jarrett 434   -246  
16   Bill Elliott 428   -252  
17   Phil Parsons 419   -261  
18   Mark Martin 408   -272  
19   Neil Bonnett 404   -276  
20   Ernie Irvan 399   -281