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1989 First Union 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 29
Sunday, April 16, 1989 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:47
Average Speed: 89.937 mph
Pole Speed: 117.524 mph
Cautions: 10 for 49 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 34,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1989 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
111728   Davey Allison Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford3959,495running0130
183223   Eddie Bierschwale Bierschwale Racing   (Don Bierschwale)Oldsmobile3883,395running0109
282015   Brett Bodine Motorcraft   (Bud Moore)Ford2754,575oil cooler079
7 25   Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet4009,200running19151
131121   Neil Bonnett Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford3945,170running0124
1 33   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet40051,225running296185
22 59   Bill Elliott Coors   (Harry Melling)Ford36711,250running097
233033   Harry Gant Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson / Richard Jackson)Oldsmobile3296,025running094
151440   Ben Hess Hess Racing   (Ben Hess)Oldsmobile3933,025running0118
10292   Ernie Irvan Kroger   (D.K. Ulrich)Pontiac3969,575running0134
191829   Dale Jarrett Hardee's   (Cale Yarborough)Pontiac3834,745running0106
2137   Alan Kulwicki Zerex   (Alan Kulwicki)Ford40025,575running0170
5 711   Terry Labonte Budweiser   (Junior Johnson)Ford40014,025running0155
202671   Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3765,545running0103
26 694   Sterling Marlin Sunoco   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile3013,975camshaft085
3 46   Mark Martin Stroh's Light   (Jack Roush)Ford40019,425running0165
251266   Rick Mast Banquet Frozen Foods   (Hal Needham)Chevrolet3214,200engine088
321652   Jimmy Means Alka-Seltzer   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac771,650rear end067
122860   Phil Parsons Combs Racing   (Bob Bilby)Chevrolet3942,245running0127
242316   Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (David Pearson)Buick3232,757engine091
6 826   Ricky Rudd Quaker State   (Kenny Bernstein)Buick4007,475running0150
211988   Greg Sacks Crisco   (Buddy Baker / Danny Schiff)Pontiac3746,350running0100
312231   Jim Sauter Clark Racing   (Bob Clark)Pontiac1611,650brakes070
143125   Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet3947,840running0121
172575   Morgan Shepherd Valvoline   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac3909,695running0112
272183   Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce   (Lake Speed)Oldsmobile2973,875running082
162457   Hut Stricklin Heinz   (Rod Osterlund)Pontiac3902,120running0115
41084   Dick Trickle Miller High Life   (Stavola Brothers)Buick40013,800running5165
9 127   Rusty Wallace Kodiak   (Raymond Beadle)Pontiac39916,850running6143
81517   Darrell Waltrip Tide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet40011,505running74147
29 930   Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac2723,775crash076
30274   Rick Wilson Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Oldsmobile2703,225crash073

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bobby Hillin, Jr.8Miller High LifeStavola BrothersBuick
Kevin Evans
J.D. McDuffie70
Phil Parsons55Crown PetroleumLeo Jackson / Richard JacksonOldsmobile
Richard Petty43STPPetty EnterprisesPontiac
Bill Meacham04Charles Meacham & AssociatesChevrolet
Mark Walbridge
Jerry O'Neil53

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
1116116  
1171215  
12213716  
1381403  
14116424  
1651662  
16726599  
2662705  
2712755  
27629217  
2932942  
2952973  
29830710  
3083103  
3113133  
3143163  
31733923  
3403445  
34535410  
3553573  
35840043  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 31.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rusty Wallace166
  Geoffrey Bodine72519
  Dale Earnhardt266540
  Darrell Waltrip6612863
  Dale Earnhardt12916537
  Darrell Waltrip1661672
  Dale Earnhardt16825689
  Darrell Waltrip2572659
  Dale Earnhardt26634075
  Dick Trickle3413455
  Dale Earnhardt34640055

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1054    
2   Geoffrey Bodine 1051   -3  
3   Alan Kulwicki 1045   -9  
4   Rusty Wallace 1024   -30  
5   Darrell Waltrip 954   -100  
6   Sterling Marlin 936   -118  
7   Davey Allison 916   -138  
8   Mark Martin 893   -161  
9   Ricky Rudd 853   -201  
10   Dick Trickle 831   -223  
11   Rick Wilson 829   -225  
12   Bill Elliott 818   -236  
13   Harry Gant 817   -237  
14   Michael Waltrip 803   -251  
15   Ken Schrader 767   -287  
16   Lake Speed 756   -298  
17   Larry Pearson 749   -305  
18   Terry Labonte 740   -314  
19   Rick Mast 733   -321  
20   Greg Sacks 727   -327