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1989 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 29
Sunday, February 19, 1989 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:04
Average Speed: 148.466 mph
Pole Speed: 196.996 mph
Cautions: 7 for 30 laps
Margin of Victory: 7.64 sec
Attendance: 145,000
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
272284   Mike Alexander Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick18816,275running082
251628   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford19322,985running088
402593   Charlie Baker Sirchie   (Patsy Salmon)Chevrolet3910,450crash043
313173   Phil Barkdoll Oldsmobile / Bobby Fisher   (Phil Barkdoll)Oldsmobile14310,855crash275
104123   Eddie Bierschwale Peak Antifreeze   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile20031,725running2139
291815   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford17716,015valve076
4105   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20079,250running9165
423821   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford211,800oil line037
161510   Ken Bouchard Simoniz   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac19823,180running0115
373089   Rodney Combs Evinrude OMC   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac7210,650crash052
3 83   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20095,550running3170
35139   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford7224,310crash058
382414   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile4111,970shocks454
121233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile19930,000running0127
344267   Mickey Gibbs Alka-Seltzer   (Buddy Arrington)Pontiac769,940engine061
223240   Ben Hess Oldsmobile   (Ben Hess)Oldsmobile19614,300running097
39268   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3913,335crash046
41332   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac89,275engine040
322029   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac13115,000running067
7 97   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford20052,325running6151
9 411   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford20068,400running3143
362890   Chad Little Purolator   (Junie Donlavey)Ford7211,605crash055
201971   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet19720,785running1108
11 694   Sterling Marlin Sunoco Ultra   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile19947,325running0130
33 56   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford11023,445crash064
61166   Rick Mast Hal NeedhamChevrolet20052,525running9155
242970   J.D. McDuffie Rumple Furniture   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac19313,640running091
5 755   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile20070,325running12160
141416   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick19923,915running0121
173443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19819,335running0112
262169   Lee Raymond Bobby Fisher Distribution   (Lucky Compton)Ford18913,530running0 
193626   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick19719,120running2111
131745   Joe Ruttman Schaefer / Machinists Union   (Chuck Wellings)Pontiac19924,505running0 
233788   Greg Sacks Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac19615,595running094
282719   Ronnie Sanders Bill Ramsey   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet18412,570running079
2 125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200182,700running114180
15 375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac19944,900running0118
303983   Lake Speed Kraft BBQ Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile15014,010running073
183527   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac19724,790running0109
1 217   Darrell Waltrip Tide With Bleach   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200184,900running25180
212330   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac19718,825running1105
8404   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile20047,325running7147

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Trevor Boys95Sadler RacingEarl SadlerChevrolet
Kyle Petty42Peak AntifreezeFelix SabatesPontiac
Ricky Woodward39Moen FordBlackie WangerinFord
Philip Duffie32U.S. Duffie Sand & GravelPhilip DuffieBuick
Jim Sauter31Slender You Figure SalonsBob ClarkPontiac
Tony Spanos49Hylton EngineeringJames HyltonBuick
Delma Cowart0J.W. Exley Lumber Co.H.L. WatersChevrolet
Jim Bown41Rose Auto WreckingDick BownChevrolet
Doug Heveron1Ellington RacingHoss EllingtonBuick
Jimmy Horton80Miles ConcreteGeorge SmithPontiac
Charlie Glotzbach34Allen's Associated GlassKen AllenBuick
Jimmy Means52Alka-SeltzerJimmy MeansPontiac
Bobby Gerhart85J. Omar Landis / JamesBobby Gerhart / Billy GerhartChevrolet
Connie Saylor77Branch-Ragan RacingMarvin RaganFord
Randy LaJoie74Wawak RacingBobby WawakPontiac
Derrike Cope68PurolatorJim TestaPontiac
Mark Gibson59CoHo RacingJohn CollinsPontiac
Hut Stricklin57HeinzRod OsterlundPontiac
Brad Noffsinger76Pontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
144  
573  
82316  
24274  
284013  
41455  
466015  
61644  
65739  
74785  
7911638  
1171215  
12214524  
1461494  
15020051  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 21.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip11010
  Ken Schrader112313
  Darrell Waltrip24241
  Dave Marcis25251
  Ricky Rudd26272
  A.J. Foyt28314
  Ken Schrader32398
  Michael Waltrip40401
  Phil Barkdoll41422
  Ken Schrader435210
  Dale Earnhardt53531
  Geoffrey Bodine54618
  Rick Wilson62643
  Terry Labonte65662
  Eddie Bierschwale67682
  Phil Parsons69713
  Rick Wilson72721
  Phil Parsons73819
  Dale Earnhardt82821
  Darrell Waltrip839210
  Ken Schrader9311321
  Rick Wilson1141163
  Terry Labonte1171171
  Ken Schrader11814427
  Geoffrey Bodine1451451
  Rick Mast1461549
  Ken Schrader15518935
  Dale Earnhardt1901901
  Alan Kulwicki1911966
  Darrell Waltrip1972004

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 180    
2   Ken Schrader 180   0  
3   Dale Earnhardt 170   -10  
4   Geoffrey Bodine 165   -15  
5   Phil Parsons 160   -20  
6   Rick Mast 155   -25  
7   Alan Kulwicki 151   -29  
8   Rick Wilson 147   -33  
9   Terry Labonte 143   -37  
10   Eddie Bierschwale 139   -41  
11   Sterling Marlin 130   -50  
12   Harry Gant 127   -53  
13   Larry Pearson 121   -59  
14   Morgan Shepherd 118   -62  
15   Ken Bouchard 115   -65  
16   Richard Petty 112   -68  
17   Ricky Rudd 111   -69  
18   Rusty Wallace 109   -71  
19   Dave Marcis 108   -72  
20   Michael Waltrip 105   -75