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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 23 of 29
Saturday, September 2, 1989 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
147 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (200.802 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:06
Average speed: 119.17 mph
Pole speed: 156.597 mph
Cautions: 7 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: .29 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 37   Harry Gant Detroit Gasket   (Ed Whitaker)Buick14713675running28180
22055   Phil Parsons Fast Fare Stores / Skoal   (Don Beverley)Oldsmobile1476250running0170
32501   Jack Pennington Sandlapper Fabrics / Springstein Properties   (Derick Close)Buick1475000running0165
4 23   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1473225running105160
51096   Tom Peck Akzo / Sikken's Car Refinishes   (Mark Thomas)Oldsmobile1475350running0155
61799   Tommy Ellis Goo Goo Clusters   (John Jackson)Buick1476900running0150
7 544   Bobby Labonte Winner's Circle Auto Parts   (Bob Labonte)Buick1472400running0146
8192   L.D. Ottinger Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Pontiac1473400running0142
9154   Ed Berrier Asheboro Redi-Mix   (Roy Hill)Buick1472100running0138
103092   Jimmy Means Custom Veneers   (Mac Martin)Pontiac1471300running0134
111256   Ronald Cooper Blanchard Caterpillar   (Lewis Cooper)Buick1474675running0130
121125   Rob Moroso Swisher Sweets   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile1464475running0127
133379   Dave Rezendes K.R. Rezendes, Inc.   (Dave Rezendes)Oldsmobile1452550running0124
142711   Jack Ingram Skoal   (Jack Ingram)Chevrolet1454125running0121
153547   Billy Standridge Standridge Auto Parts   (Billy Standridge)Pontiac1452325running0118
163452   Jimmy Horton Red Baron Frozen Pizza   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet144900running00
17396   Tommy Houston Southern Biscuit Flour   (Steve Arndt)Buick1433875running0112
182134   Randy LaJoie Cicci Racing   (Frank Cicci)Buick1433800running0109
193680   Brandon Baker Days Inn SpecialPontiac1431425running0106
20145   Jay Fogleman Ard Motorsports   (Sam Ard)Buick1431400running0103
212488   Curtis Markham Service Specialties   (Ken Curley)Buick1431375running0100
222936   Kenny Wallace Cox Treated Lumber   (Rusty Wallace)Pontiac1391900running097
23 930   Michael Waltrip Post Cereals   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac138975engine094
24 422   Rick Mast A.G. Dillard   (Alan Dillard, Jr.)Buick1372650running491
253712   Jeff Burton Burton Autosports   (John Burton)Pontiac1341775running088
26229   Steve Grissom Texas Pete Sauces   (Mike Swaim)Pontiac1311700running185
27408   Bobby Hamilton Lighting & Fans / Filmar Racing   (Fil Martocci)Buick1241670crash082
284124   Joe Thurman Thurman Enterprises   (Marvin Thackston)Ford1231640running079
29 628   Davey Allison Havoline Antifreeze   (Davey Allison)Ford112635oil leak976
303145   Patty Moise Amway Freedom   (Patty Moise)Buick1121230running073
313813   Randy Baker Banquet FoodsPontiac95625engine070
324289   Don Satterfield Bishop Body ShopChevrolet931220handling067
331381   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Rose's Stores   (Ted Conder)Buick90615engine064
34 775   Rick Wilson Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Oldsmobile69610engine061
35 115   Ken Schrader Levi Garrett / Bi-Lo   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet54905engine058
362363   Chuck Bown Nescafe Classic   (Hubert Hensley)Pontiac532950engine055
371887   Jimmy Spencer Lowe's Foods   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac21600engine052
382897   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Morgan Shepherd)Pontiac18600oil leak049
393248   Sterling Marlin Motorsports Designs   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile17575oil leak046
401632   Dale Jarrett Nestle Crunch   (Horace Isenhower)Pontiac14575engine043
412672   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac12575ignition00
42 81   Mark Martin Carolina Ford Dealers   (Bill Davis)Ford7575crash037

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt111
  Rick Mast254
  Dale Earnhardt64237
  Steve Grissom43431
  Dale Earnhardt445512
  Davey Allison56649
  Dale Earnhardt659228
  Harry Gant93942
  Dale Earnhardt9512127
  Harry Gant12214726

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tommy Houston 3204    
2   Tommy Ellis 3189   -15  
3   Jack Ingram 3118   -86  
4   Rob Moroso 3105   -99  
5   L.D. Ottinger 3089   -115  
6   Kenny Wallace 3028   -176  
7   Rick Mast 2960   -244  
8   Ronald Cooper 2838   -366  
9   Chuck Bown 2671   -533  
10   Tom Peck 2563   -641  
11   Steve Grissom 2494   -710  
12   Jeff Burton 2474   -730  
13   Billy Standridge 2402   -802  
14   Jimmy Spencer 2360   -844  
15   Bobby Hamilton 2346   -858  
16   Joe Thurman 2111   -1093  
17   Dave Rezendes 2104   -1100  
18   Elton Sawyer 1953   -1251  
19   Robert Pressley 1763   -1441  
20   Kenny Burks 1500   -1704