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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 (500.000 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: .28 sec
Attendance: 55000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1153   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50059950running375185
2106   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford50035540running34175
3 325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50025875running21170
4 79   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford49923125running0160
51426   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick49818375running0155
61630   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac49811675running0150
7 427   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac49716475running0146
81910   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac4977875running2147
92215   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford4979175running0138
102788   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac49611925running0134
112042   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac4964025running0130
123344   Jim Sauter Group 44   (Bob Tullius)Pontiac4956082running0127
131755   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile4947175running0124
142511   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford49410025running0121
15308   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4927525running0118
161875   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac49210800running0115
171294   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile4896350running0112
18 917   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet48411300running0109
19114   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile4835950running0106
202957   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac4794875running0103
213452   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4762550running0100
223171   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4755500running097
232829   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac4725400engine094
24 128   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford47014300engine3796
25 684   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick4516075crash1593
262621   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford4495050crash085
27 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4279250crash082
282122   Rob Moroso Prestone   (Dick Moroso)Oldsmobile4142700crash079
293504   Andy Belmont Learn   (George Hakes)Ford3732150brakes076
303243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3512850fatigue073
313699   Norm Benning O'Neil Racing   (Jerry O'Neil)Chevrolet2762050wheel bearing070
32 27   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford2745075engine1672
33242   Ernie Irvan Kroger / Phillips Halogen   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac2662600ignition064
343970   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2371900engine061
353792   Jack Ely North Star Racing   (Jack Ely)Buick2041800rear end058
362383   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile1254400engine055
374065   Tommie Crozier Universal Steel   (Bill Leonard)Chevrolet961750vibration052
381333   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile548700crank049
393849   James Hylton Hylton Racing   (James Hylton)Buick251675engine046
40 816   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick12250engine043

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
17171  
72776   #2 accident turn 4 
78199122  
2002034   debris 
20424946  
2502534   #22,29 accident turn 2 
25427522  
2762794   #7 engine 
280453174  
45446613   #17,21,22,84 accident turn 4 
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