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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 (400.0 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: 2.09 sec
Attendance: 75,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
11 125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19916,900running15135
1 29   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford20071,450running44180
36 37   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford1196,110engine055
12 46   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford19910,775running0127
27 55   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18810,535running082
17 63   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19813,775running0112
32 733   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile14110,200engine172
8 894   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile20012,900running0142
2 927   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac20053,025running131180
311028   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford14511,650engine070
141111   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford19912,825running0121
6124   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile20015,475running0150
51315   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford20022,025running0155
151355   Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile1999,675running0118
31417   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20031,800running7170
71583   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile20013,900running2151
91610   Derrike Cope Purolator   (Bob Whitcomb)Pontiac20010,075running0138
241721   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford1946,515running091
221829   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac1976,785running097
331957   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac1413,775clutch064
132088   Jimmy Spencer Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac19910,725running0124
392148   Greg Sacks Dinner Bell Foods   (Tom Winkle)Pontiac342,945oil pump046
102242   Kyle Petty Peak Antifreeze   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac1999,900running0134
352375   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac13211,040engine058
232469   Ronnie Thomas War Eagle Construction   (Lucky Compton)Ford1963,925running094
192516   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick1985,785running0106
252584   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1946,605running088
20278   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick1988,195running0103
162830   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac1997,500running0115
292923   Eddie Bierschwale Melling Auto Products   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile1753,365running076
18302   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac1986,350running0109
303143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1704,755engine073
43326   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick20024,575running0160
213471   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1977,000running0100
403589   Rodney Combs Evinrude   (Mueller Brothers)Pontiac22,925engine043
383651   Butch Miller Fruit of the Loom   (Leroy Throop)Chevrolet742,960rear end049
343760   Mike Miller Action Auto   (Bob Bilby)Chevrolet1373,075fatigue061
373835   Bill Venturini Rain-X   (Bill Venturini)Chevrolet802,975crash052
283952   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac1793,475crash079
264036   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac1923,595running085

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lee Raymond69
Bill Ingram
Ed Sanger

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
155  
683  
98577  
869510  
9613439  
1351384  
13917234  
1731753  
17618611  
1871893  
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