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1989 Peak Performance 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 29
Sunday, September 17, 1989 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:04:05
Average Speed: 122.909 mph
Pole Speed: 146.169 mph
Cautions: 5 for 31 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.28 sec
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
51426   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49818,375running0155
15308   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4927,525running0118
25 684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4516,075crash1593
353792   Jack Ely North Star Racing   (Jack Ely)Buick2041,800rear end058
393849   James Hylton Hylton Racing   (James Hylton)Buick251,675engine046
40 816   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick12,250engine043
1153   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50059,950running375185
3 325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50025,875running21170
18 917   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48411,300running0109
223171   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4755,500running097
27 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4279,250crash082
313699   Norm Benning O'Neil Racing   (Jerry O'Neil)Chevrolet2762,050wheel bearing070
374065   Tommie Crozier Universal Steel   (Bill Leonard)Chevrolet961,750vibration052
2106   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford50035,540running34175
4 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49923,125running0160
92215   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4979,175running0138
142511   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford49410,025running0121
24 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford47014,300engine3796
262621   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4495,050crash085
293504   Andy Belmont George HakesFord3732,150brakes076
32 27   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford2745,075engine1672
131755   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4947,175running0124
171294   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4896,350running0112
19114   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4835,950running0106
282122   Rob Moroso Prestone   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile4142,700crash079
362383   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile1254,400engine055
381333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile548,700crank049
61630   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49811,675running0150
7 427   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49716,475running0146
81910   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac4977,875running2147
102788   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac49611,925running0134
112042   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac4964,025running0130
123344   Jim Sauter Group 44   (Bob Tullius)Pontiac4956,082running0127
161875   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac49210,800running0115
202957   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4794,875running0103
213452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4762,550running0100
232829   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac4725,400engine094
303243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3512,850fatigue073
33242   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac2662,600ignition064
343970   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2371,900engine061

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
17171  
72776  
78199122  
2002034  
20424946  
2502534  
25427522  
2762794  
280453174  
45446613  
46750034  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.2%             Average green flag run: 78.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki111
  Davey Allison23231
  Alan Kulwicki334715
  Dick Trickle486215
  Dale Earnhardt6315694
  Davey Allison1571615
  Derrike Cope1621632
  Dale Earnhardt164335172
  Ken Schrader3363361
  Dale Earnhardt3373404
  Ken Schrader34136020
  Mark Martin3613633
  Davey Allison3643641
  Dale Earnhardt36541450
  Mark Martin41544430
  Dale Earnhardt44548238
  Mark Martin4834831
  Dale Earnhardt48450017

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3397    
2   Rusty Wallace 3295   -102  
3   Mark Martin 3191   -206  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3072   -325  
5   Bill Elliott 2956   -441  
6   Ricky Rudd 2937   -460  
7   Ken Schrader 2894   -503  
8   Davey Allison 2892   -505  
9   Geoffrey Bodine 2808   -589  
10   Terry Labonte 2805   -592  
11   Harry Gant 2770   -627  
12   Sterling Marlin 2725   -672  
13   Morgan Shepherd 2711   -686  
14   Neil Bonnett 2646   -751  
15   Rick Wilson 2618   -779  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2530   -867  
17   Dick Trickle 2469   -928  
18   Phil Parsons 2450   -947  
19   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2404   -993  
20   Michael Waltrip 2389   -1008