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1989 Busch 500


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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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
291510   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac1212,725crash076
51611   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford49913,400running0155
17 315   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4885,525running0112
211916   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick4443,025overheating0100
1 917   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50052,450running239185
15 82   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4894,700running0118
93121   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4959,307running0138
23 425   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2947,295engine094
3 626   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick50019,200running0165
61027   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49912,125running24155
252028   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford2418,935running088
103029   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac49410,975running0134
14 73   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49011,650running145126
321130   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac574,100crash067
41433   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile50013,300running0160
27184   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile1424,350engine082
222742   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac3222,250crash097
302648   Greg Sacks Dinner Bell Foods   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac592,600engine0 
16 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4898,850running65120
111755   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4946,100running0130
193257   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4633,250running0106
20236   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford4585,500running0103
131366   Rick Mast Food City   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet4923,150running0124
2 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford50030,875running27175
122871   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4935,900running0127
262975   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac2238,680engine085
7248   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4987,800running0146
312583   Joe Ruttman Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile573,600crash0 
282284   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1264,300crash079
81288   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac4967,900running0142
24219   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford24611,190engine091
18 594   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4644,950running0109

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tommy Ellis1
Richard Petty43STPPetty EnterprisesPontiac
Jim Sauter44
Jimmy Means52Alka-SeltzerJimmy MeansPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15959  
60645  
659127  
92943  
95973  
981003  
1011044  
1051095  
11012920  
1301367  
13719862  
1992024  
2032042  
20522723  
22829770  
2983025  
30331412  
3153173  
3183247  
3253328  
33337442  
3753773  
378500123  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.8%             Average green flag run: 35.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Geoffrey Bodine14545
  Dale Earnhardt4613085
  Darrell Waltrip1311311
  Geoffrey Bodine13215120
  Dale Earnhardt15217726
  Alan Kulwicki17819922
  Rusty Wallace20022324
  Alan Kulwicki2242285
  Darrell Waltrip22926032
  Dale Earnhardt26129434
  Darrell Waltrip295500206

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2852    
2   Rusty Wallace 2799   -53  
3   Mark Martin 2734   -118  
4   Darrell Waltrip 2711   -141  
5   Davey Allison 2553   -299  
6   Bill Elliott 2531   -321  
7   Terry Labonte 2488   -364  
8   Ken Schrader 2473   -379  
9   Ricky Rudd 2457   -395  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 2434   -418  
11   Harry Gant 2411   -441  
12   Sterling Marlin 2395   -457  
13   Morgan Shepherd 2376   -476  
14   Neil Bonnett 2292   -560  
15   Rick Wilson 2280   -572  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2268   -584  
17   Phil Parsons 2171   -681  
18   Dick Trickle 2122   -730  
19   Brett Bodine 2047   -805  
20   Michael Waltrip 2021   -831