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Held on March 26, 1989 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
400 L, 300 M, 482.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 27 Rusty Wallace Kodiak Pontiac 400 88 running 180
2 4 7 Alan Kulwicki Zerex Ford 400 108 running 175
3 6 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Chevy 400 43 running 170
4 18 26 Ricky Rudd Quaker State Buick 400 0 running 160
5 35 28 Davey Allison Havoline Ford 399 11 running 160
6 12 16 Larry Pearson Chattanooga Chew Buick 399 0 running 150
7 11 17 Darrell Waltrip Tide Chevy 399 0 running 146
8 8 94 Sterling Marlin Sunoco Oldsmobile 398 0 running 142
9 15 2 Ernie Irvan Kroger Pontiac 398 0 running 138
10 9 9 Bill Elliott Coors Ford 397 0 running 134
11 3 6 Mark Martin Stroh's Light Ford 397 0 running 130
12 23 83 Lake Speed Bull's Eye Barbecue Sauce Oldsmobile 397 0 running 127
13 22 30 Michael Waltrip Country Time Lemonade Pontiac 397 0 running 124
14 26 33 Harry Gant Skoal Bandit Oldsmobile 396 0 running 121
15 29 8 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Miller High Life Buick 396 0 running 118
16 16 66 Rick Mast Mach 1 Racing Chevy 396 0 running 115
17 5 4 Rick Wilson Kodak Film Oldsmobile 396 0 running 112
18 1 5 Geoffrey Bodine Levi Garrett Chevy 395 126 running 119
19 7 25 Ken Schrader Folger's Coffee Chevy 394 0 running 106
20 36 71 Dave Marcis Lifebuoy Soap Chevy 394 0 running 103
21 28 21 Neil Bonnett Citgo Ford 393 0 running 100
22 17 90 Chad Little Wahoo Boats Ford 392 0 running 97
23 32 29 Dale Jarrett Hardee's Pontiac 390 0 running 94
24 25 40 Ben Hess Oldsmobile 385 0 running 91
25 14 84 Dick Trickle Miller High Life Buick 377 1 engine 93
26 10 51 Butch Miller Throop Motorsports Chevy 376 0 running 85
27 20 55 Phil Parsons Crown Petroleum Oldsmobile 323 23 running 87
28 13 15 Brett Bodine Motorcraft Ford 275 0 valve 79
29 34 48 Mickey Gibbs GMAC Pontiac 229 0 engine 76
30 19 11 Terry Labonte Budweiser Ford 202 0 crash 73
31 24 23 Eddie Bierschwale B-B & Coaches Oldsmobile 152 0 camshaft 70
32 21 34 Rodney Combs A.A.G. Inc. Buick 133 0 clutch 67
33 30 75 Morgan Shepherd Valvoline Pontiac 128 0 valve 64
34 27 88 Greg Sacks Crisco Pontiac 87 0 engine 61
35 31 68 Derrike Cope Purolator Pontiac 15 0 crash 58
36 33 31 Jim Sauter Slender You Figure Salons Pontiac 1 0 engine 55
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Bill Meacham, Ken Bouchard, Bill Ingram, Kyle Petty, Richard Petty, Tony Spanos, Jimmy Means, Hut Stricklin, Steve Seligman, J.D. McDuffie
Time of Race: 3:20:51
Fast Qualifier: Geoffrey Bodine - 22.393 sec.
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Consi Winners: Bill Meacham
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Margin of Victory: 2.8 seconds
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: 12 for 67 laps - lap 3-10 (#31 spin turn 1); lap 18-19 (#68 accident turn 2); lap 69-74 (debris); lap 92-96 (#88 blown engine); lap 179-186 (#2 spin turn 2); lap 194-196 (#7 spin turn 4); lap 206-216 (#11 accident turn 1); lap 225-226 (#21 spin turn 4); lap 238-245 (#55 accident turn 2); lap 291-295; lap 364-268 (#17 accident turn 4); lap 380-383 (#84 blown engine)
Lead Changes: 19 among 7 drivers - Geoff Bodine 1-116; Rusty Wallace 117-162; G.Bodine 163-171; Dick Trickle 172; G.Bodine 173; Phil Parsons 174-186; Wallace 187-201; Dale Earnhardt 202-206; Parsons 207-216; Earnhardt 217-238; Davey Allison 239-249; Earnhardt 250-262; Alan Kulwicki 263; Earnhardt 264-266; Kulwicki 267-370; Wallace 371; Kulwicki 372; Wallace 373-378; Kulwicki 379-380; Wallace 381-400
STATISTICALLY SPEAKING
40-lap Consolation Race results (5 cars): Bill Meacham, J.D. McDuffie, Bill Ingram, Tony Spanos, Steve Seligman