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Daytona 500 Lineup

Capsules of each driver in the starting lineup for Sunday's $2-million Daytona 500, with car number in parenthesis, name, age, residence, type of car and biographical material: 1. (11) GEOFF BODINE, 40, Julian, N.C., Ford . Won his Twin-125 qualifying race, which put him on the inside of row 2, then moved to the front when Schrader went to the back of the pack. Won the 1986 Daytona 500. Finished in the top five in nine races last year, including a win in the Holly Farms 400 at North Wilkesboro.

2. (3) DALE EARNHARDT, 37, Kannapolis, N.C., Chevrolet. Had second-fastest qualifying speed, 195.767 a week ago, won his Twin-125 race last Thursday and Saturday's Goody's 300. Fell 12 points short last year of becoming the only Winston Cup driver to win four national championships during the 1980s.

3. (33) HARRY GANT, 50, Taylorsville, N.C., Oldsmobile. Starting third instead of fifth, moving up because of Schrader's crash. Broke a three-year Winston Cup victory drought last April with his only win of 1989, at Darlington.

4. (9) BILL ELLIOTT, 34, Dawsonville, Ga., Ford. Broke his wrist in practice for last year's Daytona 500, regained full strength by June and went on to win three Winston Cup races. Won a record 11 Winston Cup races (including the Daytona 500) and $2,383,187 in 1985. Also won the 1987 Daytona 500.

5. (6) MARK MARTIN, 31, Greensboro, N.C., Ford Thunderbird. Emerged as star in 1989, winning first Winston Cup race, at Rockingham, N.C., in October, taking six poles and finishing third in the series standings.

6. (57) JIMMY SPENCER, 33, Mooresville, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix. Northeast short track star known as "Mr. Excitement."

7. (17) DARRELL WALTRIP, 43, Franklin, Tenn., Chevrolet Lumina. The defending Daytona 500 champion. Three-time Winston Cup champion. Leads all Winston Cup drivers with $9,987,141 in career earnings.

8. (4) PHIL PARSONS, 32, Denver, N.C., Oldsmobile Cutlass. Brother of former Winston Cup champion Benny Parsons.

9. (43) RICHARD PETTY, 52, Randleman, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix. Seven-time Daytona 500 winner and seven-time Winston Cup champion. All-time NASCAR leader with 200 victories. Last victory came in July 1984 at Daytona, in Firecracker 400. Driving in 30th Daytona 500.

10. (8) BOBBY HILLIN Jr., 25, Harrisburg, N.C., Buick Regal. Began Winston Cup career as 17-year-old high school senior and has won $1,638,780.

11. (14) A.J. FOYT, 55, Houston, Texas, Oldsmobile Cutlass. Won 1972 Daytona 500. Will start race for 27th time. Four-time winner of Indianapolis 500 and all-time Indy-car winner with 67 victories.

12. (10) DERRIKE COPE, 31, Kings Mountain, N.C., Chevrolet Lumina. Has finished as high as sixth twice in 66 career starts, both of them in 1989.

13. (12) MIKE ALEXANDER, 32, Franklin, Tenn., Buick Regal. Finished 27th in 1989 Daytona 500, but missed rest of Winston Cup season because of head injuries suffered in a previous accident.

14. (83) LAKE SPEED, 41, Jackson, Miss., Oldsmobile Cutlass.

15. (98) BUTCH MILLER, 37, Coopersville, Mich., Chevrolet Lumina. First Daytona 500 start.

16. (28) DAVEY ALLISON, 29, Hueytown, Ala., Ford Thunderbird. The son of former Winston Cup champion Bobby Allison. Ran second to his father in 1988 Daytona 500.

17. (5) RICKY RUDD, 33, Chesapeake, Va., Chevrolet Lumina. Has 10 victories in 352 career starts, including 1989 road race at Sonoma, Calif.

18. (90) ERNIE IRVAN, 31, Mooresville, N.C. Ford Thunderbird.

19. (94) STERLING MARLIN, 32, Columbia, Tenn., Oldsmobile Cutlass.

20. (1) TERRY LABONTE, 33, Archdale, N.C., Oldsmobile Cutlass. The 1984 Winston Cup champion.

21. (47) JACK PENNINGTON, 36, N. Augusta, Ga., Oldsmobile Cutlass.

22. (42) KYLE PETTY, 29, High Point, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix. Son of seven-time Daytona 500 winner Richard Petty.

23. (7) ALAN KULWICKI, 36, Charlotte, N.C., Ford Thunderbird.

24. (30) MICHAEL WALTRIP, 26, Huntersville, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix. Younger brother of three-time Winston Cup champion Darrell Waltrip.

25. (32) JOE RUTTMAN, Franklin, Tenn., Pontiac Grand Prix. Younger brother of former Indianapolis 500 winner Troy Ruttman.

26. (16) LARRY PEARSON, 36, Spartanburg, S.C., Buick Regal. Son of two-time Winston Cup champion David Pearson, who owns his car.

27. (02) RICH BICKLE Jr., 38, Edgerton, Wis., Oldsmobile Cutlass. First Daytona 500 start.

28. (75) RICK WILSON, 36, Mooresville, N.C., Oldsmobile Cutlass. Best finish second in 1988 Firecracker 400 at Daytona. From Bartow, Fla.

29. (21) NEIL BONNETT, 43, Bessemer, Ala., Ford Thunderbird. Winner of 18 of 355 Winston Cup starts.

30. (15) MORGAN SHEPHERD, 48, Conover, N.C., Ford Thunderbird.

31. (26) BRETT BODINE, 31, Harrisburg, N.C., Buick Regal. Younger brother of 1986 Daytona 500 winner Geoff Bodine.

32. (66) DICK TRICKLE, 48, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., Pontiac Grand Prix. Rookie of the Year in 1989.

33. (73) PHIL BARKDOLL, 52, Phoenix, Ariz., Oldsmobile Cutlass.

34. (20) ROB MOROSO, 21, Madison, Conn., Oldsmobile Cutlass. 1989 Busch Grand National champion.

35. (52) JIMMY MEANS, 48, Forest City, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix.

36. (27) RUSTY WALLACE, 33, Charlotte, N.C., Pontiac Grand Prix. Defending 1989 Winston Cup champion. Beat Dale Earnhardt for championship by 12 points after losing 1988 title to Bill Elliott by 24 points. Best finish in seven previous Daytona 500s is seventh in 1988.

37. (53) JERRY O'NEIL, 33, Auburn, N.Y., Oldsmobile Cutlass.

38. (80) JIMMY HORTON, 33, Hammonton, N.J., Ford Thunderbird. Won Daytona ARCA 200 last Sunday.

39. (2) EDDIE BIERSCHWALE, 30, San Antonio, Texas, Oldsmobile Cutlass.

40. (71) DAVE MARCIS, 48, Avery's Creek, N.C., Chevrolet Lumina.

41. (25) KEN SCHRADER, 34, Concord, N.C. Chevrolet. Won the pole a week ago for a third straight year with a speed of 196.515 mph (but a crash last Thursday forced him to use a backup car and, under NASCAR rules, has to start at the rear of the field because his qualifying car has been withdrawn). Finished second here a year ago after winning the pole, the Busch Clash and his Twin-125 race.

42. (68) HUT STRICKLIN, 28, Calera, Ala., Pontiac Grand Prix.

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