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1989 AC Delco 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 29
Sunday, October 22, 1989 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:23:10
Average speed: 114.079 mph
Pole speed: 148.624 mph
Cautions: 14 for 69 laps
Margin of victory: 2.98 sec
Attendance: 49000
Lead changes: 35

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 76   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford49252800running101180
22127   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49233675running194180
3 217   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49232225running24170
4 925   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49116725running0160
51684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick49115250running0155
61921   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford49110550running0150
7115   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet49012275running0146
8288   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4909575running0142
9 17   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford49013225running6143
103642   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac48910107running0134
11 610   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac4896625running0130
12 316   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick4886575running0127
13274   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4887950running0124
141511   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford48813725running0121
15 49   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford48817500running0118
16202   Ernie Irvan Kroger / Phillips Halogen   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4875075running0115
172630   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac4866775running0112
183048   Greg Sacks Dinner Bell Foods   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac4853475running0109
192483   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile4859875running0106
20 53   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet48413775running86108
211415   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4846375running1105
221857   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4743700running097
231094   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4715500running094
242955   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4705375running091
254054   Bob Schacht Schacht Racing   (Bob Schacht)Buick4632700running088
261328   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford46010950running290
273562   Joe Ruttman Baja Boats   (Douglas Smith)Oldsmobile4592500running082
28 826   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick45610700running6684
291233   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile44610025running481
303371   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4435500running073
313752   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3412200engine070
321747   Jack Pennington Dooley   (Derick Close)Chevrolet2772150handling0 
332244   Jim Sauter Group 44   (Bob Tullius)Pontiac2492080brakes869
343443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2474280handling061
353188   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac2254605crash058
362375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac2069925crash055
373934   Jim Bown Allen's Glass   (Ken Allen)Buick1951900handling052
382553   Jerry O'Neil O'Neil Racing   (Alan Aroneck)Oldsmobile1121875axle049
393229   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac744450clutch046
403893   Charlie Baker Baker Racing   (Patsy Salmon)Buick371825oil pump043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tommie Crozier
Bill Meacham
J.D. McDuffie70Rumple FurnitureJ.D. McDuffiePontiac
Mark Stahl82

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12626  
27326   #53 spun backstretch 
33375  
38425   #57 spun turn 2 
439755  
981036   #25,53 accident turn 2 
10411310  
1141174   debris 
11820790  
2082169   #75 accident turn 2 
2172171  
2182203   #9,30 accident turn 3 
2212255  
2262283   #44 spun turns 1/2 
2292302  
2312388   #7,17,26,28,88 accident turns 1/2 
2392479  
2482492   #43,47 accident turn 2 
25026718  
2682714   debris 
27231241  
3133164   #94 spun backstretch 
31740488  
4054106   #33 accident turn 1 
41142818  
4294346   #3,27,94 accident turn 4 
43546834  
4694713   #48 spun turn 2 
47249221  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 28.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alan Kulwicki122
  Darrell Waltrip375
  Alan Kulwicki892
  Darrell Waltrip102516
  Dale Earnhardt26272
  Jim Sauter28358
  Dale Earnhardt36361
  Darrell Waltrip37371
  Dale Earnhardt387437
  Mark Martin75762
  Dale Earnhardt778610
  Harry Gant87871
  Dale Earnhardt889710
  Ricky Rudd98981
  Dale Earnhardt9911012
  Rusty Wallace1111111
  Dale Earnhardt1121198
  Rusty Wallace1201245
  Dale Earnhardt1251251
  Rusty Wallace12614621
  Ricky Rudd14717529
  Mark Martin17618510
  Harry Gant1861872
  Davey Allison1881892
  Brett Bodine1901901
  Ricky Rudd19122636
  Dale Earnhardt2272315
  Darrell Waltrip2322321
  Rusty Wallace23326836
  Alan Kulwicki2692702
  Rusty Wallace271401131
  Mark Martin4024054
  Harry Gant4064061
  Mark Martin4074148
  Darrell Waltrip4154151
  Mark Martin41649277

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rusty Wallace 3938    
2   Dale Earnhardt 3829   -109  
3   Mark Martin 3810   -128  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3646   -292  
5   Bill Elliott 3512   -426  
6   Ken Schrader 3492   -446  
7   Ricky Rudd 3401   -537  
8   Harry Gant 3356   -582  
9   Terry Labonte 3351   -587  
10   Geoffrey Bodine 3346   -592  
11   Davey Allison 3342   -596  
12   Sterling Marlin 3179   -759  
13   Morgan Shepherd 3134   -804  
14   Dick Trickle 2994   -944  
15   Alan Kulwicki 2972   -966  
16   Rick Wilson 2967   -971  
17   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2884   -1054  
18   Brett Bodine 2851   -1087  
19   Phil Parsons 2844   -1094  
20   Michael Waltrip 2834   -1104