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1989 Holly Farms 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 29
Sunday, October 15, 1989 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:08
Average speed: 90.269 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 11 for 60 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 34000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1115   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40047800running1180
2 36   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford40028075running51175
3 911   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford40018300running0165
41033   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile40012775running0160
51375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac40015200running0155
6 69   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford40013570running0150
7 227   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac40011880running0146
8232   Ernie Irvan Dinner Bell Foods   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac4006792running5147
9 526   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4008630running0138
10 13   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40015155running343144
11177   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford3985875running0130
121684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3986275running0127
13 725   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3977150running0124
142771   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3965295running0121
15208   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick3955650running0118
161521   Tommy Ellis Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3944900running0115
171915   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford3944775running0112
182888   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac3934900running0109
191294   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3914425running0106
20 417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet38810125running0103
21 828   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford3798930running0100
223252   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac3731805running097
231830   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac3684130running094
242416   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick3122555running091
252183   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile3044025running088
263010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac2962380running085
272529   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac2183830overheating082
282255   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1993755crash079
29144   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile1812130ignition076
302657   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac1771630running073
313142   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac1241580distributor070
322943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1242330crash067

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dale Fischlein
James Hylton49Hylton RacingJames HyltonBuick
Joe Ruttman62Baja BoatsDouglas SmithOldsmobile
Walter Surma77Mark Chapman SmithChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11414  
15184   #4 spun turn 3 
197052  
71766   #16,30,94 accident turns 3/4 
778812  
899911   #16,42,43,57 accident frontstretch 
10011617  
1171215   #4 stalled backstretch 
1221276  
1281314   #43 spun turn 2 
13218352  
1841896   #7 spun frontstretch 
19020213  
2032119   #15,55 accident turn 4 
21227665  
2772804   #30 spun turn 4 
28130828  
3093124   #94 spun frontstretch 
31336755  
3683714   #88 spun turns 3/4 
37239423  
3953973   #8,25 spun turn 2 
3984003  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 28.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt12929
  Mark Martin307748
  Dale Earnhardt7811740
  Ernie Irvan1181225
  Dale Earnhardt123309187
  Mark Martin3103123
  Dale Earnhardt31339987
  Geoffrey Bodine4004001

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rusty Wallace 3758    
2   Dale Earnhardt 3721   -37  
3   Mark Martin 3630   -128  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3476   -282  
5   Bill Elliott 3394   -364  
6   Ken Schrader 3332   -426  
7   Ricky Rudd 3317   -441  
8   Harry Gant 3275   -483  
9   Davey Allison 3252   -506  
10   Terry Labonte 3230   -528  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 3200   -558  
12   Sterling Marlin 3085   -673  
13   Morgan Shepherd 3079   -679  
14   Rick Wilson 2843   -915  
15   Dick Trickle 2839   -919  
16   Alan Kulwicki 2829   -929  
17   Phil Parsons 2753   -1005  
18   Brett Bodine 2746   -1012  
19   Bobby Hillin, Jr. 2742   -1016  
20   Michael Waltrip 2722   -1036