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1989 Miller High Life 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 29
Sunday, June 25, 1989 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:52:38
Average speed: 139.023 mph
Pole speed: 174.728 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 1.99 sec
Attendance: 75000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20071450running44180
2 927   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac20053025running131180
31417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20031800running7170
43326   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick20024575running0160
51315   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20022025running0155
6124   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile20015475running0150
71583   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile20013900running2151
8 894   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile20012900running0142
91610   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac20010075running0138
102242   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac1999900running0134
11 125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19916900running15135
12 46   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford19910775running0127
132088   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac19910725running0124
141111   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford19912825running0121
153255   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1999675running0118
162830   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac1997500running0115
17 63   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19813775running0112
18302   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1986350running0109
192616   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick1985785running0106
20278   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1988195running0103
213471   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1977000running0100
221829   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1976785running097
232469   Ronnie Thomas War Eagle Construction   (Lucky Compton)Ford1963925running094
241721   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford1946515running091
252584   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1946605running088
264036   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac1923595running085
27 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18810535running082
283952   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1793475crash079
292923   Eddie Bierschwale Melling Auto Products   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile1753365running076
303143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1704755engine073
311028   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford14511650engine070
32 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile14110200engine172
331957   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac1413775clutch064
343760   Mike Miller Action Auto   (Bob Bilby)Chevrolet1373075fatigue061
352375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac13211040engine058
36 37   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1196110engine055
373835   Bill Venturini Rain-X   (Cathy Venturini)Chevrolet802975crash052
383651   Butch Miller Fruit of the Loom   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet742960rear end049
392148   Greg Sacks Dinner Bell Foods   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac342945oil pump046
403589   Rodney Combs Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac22925engine043

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ronnie Thomas69missed drivers meeting

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill Ingram19
Ed Sanger64Dick BahrePontiac
Lee Raymond69

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
155  
683   oil on track 
98577  
869510   #35 accident turn 2 
9613439  
1351384   #75 engine turn 1 
13917234  
1731753   #43 engine turn 3 
17618611  
1871893   #52 accident turn 2 
19020011  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.5%             Average green flag run: 29.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott188
  Ken Schrader91911
  Bill Elliott204021
  Rusty Wallace41433
  Ken Schrader44474
  Harry Gant48481
  Darrell Waltrip49502
  Lake Speed51522
  Rusty Wallace53179127
  Bill Elliott1801867
  Rusty Wallace1871871
  Darrell Waltrip1881925
  Bill Elliott1932008

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2057    
2   Rusty Wallace 1935   -122  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1908   -149  
4   Mark Martin 1858   -199  
5   Bill Elliott 1803   -254  
6   Sterling Marlin 1794   -263  
7   Geoffrey Bodine 1777   -280  
8   Ken Schrader 1760   -297  
9   Ricky Rudd 1749   -308  
10   Terry Labonte 1700   -357  
11   Davey Allison 1681   -376  
12   Rick Wilson 1665   -392  
13   Neil Bonnett 1648   -409  
14   Lake Speed 1636   -421  
15   Alan Kulwicki 1634   -423  
16   Harry Gant 1611   -446  
17   Michael Waltrip 1545   -512  
18   Phil Parsons 1528   -529  
19   Dick Trickle 1511   -546  
20   Morgan Shepherd 1479   -578