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1989 Talladega DieHard 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 29
Sunday, July 30, 1989 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:41
Average Speed: 157.354 mph
Pole Speed: 194.8 mph
Cautions: 6 for 25 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.2 sec
Attendance: 93,000
Lead changes: 49

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 511   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford18873,920running25180
2 217   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18847,965running32175
3 16   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford18837,950running7170
4 325   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18828,400running20165
6 875   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac18824,975running70160
5154   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile18820,200running0155
71042   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac1889,250running0146
9 728   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford18817,070running18143
8 633   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile18814,850running0142
102121   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford18813,275running0134
12 49   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford18717,290running8132
11 93   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18815,020running0130
131657   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac1878,560running0124
144015   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford18711,087running0121
151973   Phil Barkdoll Barkdoll Racing   (Phil Barkdoll)Oldsmobile1876,015running0118
162784   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1879,395running0115
172426   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick18712,220running0112
182214   A.J. Foyt Copenhagen   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile1874,945running0109
192571   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1868,665running0106
20332   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1867,125running0103
212643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1865,770running0100
223916   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick1865,440running097
234129   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1847,235running094
243538   Dick Johnson Redkote Steel Tubing   (Dick Johnson)Ford1824,105running091
253450   Mickey Gibbs Valvoline   (Dingman Brothers)Pontiac1824,175running088
263019   Bill Ingram Central Ambulance Service   (Henley Gray)Oldsmobile1813,875running085
281394   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile1606,885running484
273182   Mark Stahl Lane Grann / Stahl Racing   (Mark Stahl)Ford1763,785running082
29388   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1456,515crash076
30127   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1456,395crash073
323766   Rick Mast Food World   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet333,455transmission067
333645   Patty Moise Amway Fuel Additive   (Patty Moise)Buick333,485oil pressure064
35285   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2610,330crash058
361730   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac265,925crash055
371427   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac2612,225crash052
391852   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac264,145crash451
382010   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac263,830crash049
402988   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac155,735crash043
411155   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile65,710engine040
312383   Joe Ruttman Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile1256,225crash0 
343290   Stan Barrett Hawaiian Tropic   (Junie Donlavey)Ford273,340crash0 

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Grant Adcox22
J.D. McDuffie70
Rodney Combs89
Charlie Baker93

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
11111  
12165   #9 spun backstretch 
172711  
28336   #5,10,27,30,52,90 accident turn 4 
345825  
59624   debris turn 2 
6312765  
1281303   #83 accident tri-oval 
13114616  
1471504   #7,8,94 accident 
15118030  
1811833   #28 spun turn 4 
1841885  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.3%             Average green flag run: 23.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Elliott166
  Terry Labonte771
  Darrell Waltrip881
  Davey Allison991
  Darrell Waltrip10123
  Jimmy Means13164
  Davey Allison17171
  Morgan Shepherd18236
  Ken Schrader24252
  Davey Allison26294
  Bill Elliott30312
  Davey Allison32343
  Mark Martin35362
  Terry Labonte37371
  Ken Schrader38392
  Davey Allison40401
  Morgan Shepherd41411
  Davey Allison42432
  Morgan Shepherd445411
  Ken Schrader55562
  Morgan Shepherd57593
  Mark Martin60623
  Ken Schrader63631
  Morgan Shepherd64718
  Ken Schrader72721
  Morgan Shepherd73764
  Terry Labonte77793
  Morgan Shepherd8010021
  Mark Martin1011011
  Darrell Waltrip1021065
  Sterling Marlin1071104
  Terry Labonte1111166
  Darrell Waltrip1171193
  Ken Schrader1201245
  Darrell Waltrip1251306
  Mark Martin1311311
  Ken Schrader1321343
  Morgan Shepherd1351395
  Darrell Waltrip1401434
  Ken Schrader1441441
  Morgan Shepherd1451462
  Davey Allison1471526
  Terry Labonte1531531
  Ken Schrader1541541
  Morgan Shepherd1551639
  Darrell Waltrip1641707
  Ken Schrader1711722
  Darrell Waltrip1731753
  Terry Labonte17618813

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2444    
2   Darrell Waltrip 2354   -90  
3   Mark Martin 2318   -126  
4   Bill Elliott 2285   -159  
5   Rusty Wallace 2279   -165  
6   Terry Labonte 2164   -280  
7   Davey Allison 2159   -285  
8   Ken Schrader 2136   -308  
9   Sterling Marlin 2079   -365  
10   Ricky Rudd 2069   -375  
11   Geoffrey Bodine 2054   -390  
12   Rick Wilson 1989   -455  
13   Neil Bonnett 1981   -463  
14   Harry Gant 1975   -469  
15   Morgan Shepherd 1956   -488  
16   Alan Kulwicki 1908   -536  
17   Dick Trickle 1876   -568  
18   Phil Parsons 1865   -579  
19   Lake Speed 1803   -641  
20   Brett Bodine 1762   -682