1993 NASCAR Busch Series

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1993 NASCAR Busch Series season
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Steve Grissom, the 1993 Busch Series champion

The 1993 NASCAR Busch Series season began February 13 and ended November 13, with Steve Grissom of Grissom Racing Enterprises winning the championship.

1993 Team Chart[edit]

List of full-time teams at the start of 1993.

Team Car(s) # Driver(s) Primary Sponsor(s) Listed Owner(s)
A.G. Dillard Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2 Ward Burton Hardee's Alan Dillard
Alliance Motorsports Ford Thunderbird 59 Robert Pressley Alliance Training Centers Daniel Welch
Allison Motorsports Ford Thunderbird 28 Davey Allison Mac Tools Davey Allison
BACE Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 74 Jack Sprague Staff America Bill Baumgardner
Beverly Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 25 Hermie Sadler (R) Shell Oil/Virginia is For Lovers Don Beverly
Bown Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 98 Jim Bown Dial Page Dick Bown
Buttke Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 66 Nathan Buttke (R) Buttke Dairy Farms Arlin Buttke
D-R Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 08 Bobby Dotter DeWalt Industrial Tools Ed Reizen
Day Enterprises Chevrolet Monte Carlo 16 Jeff Green 31-W Insulation Wayne Day
FILMAR Racing Ford Thunderbird 8 Jeff Burton Baby Ruth Filbert Marcotti
Grissom Racing Enterprises Chevrolet Monte Carlo 31 Steve Grissom Channellock Tools Wayne Grissom
Henderson Brothers Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 75 Butch Miller Food Country USA Charlie Henderson
Hensley Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 63 Chuck Bown NesCafe Hubert Hensley
Houston Racing Ford Thunderbird 6 Tommy Houston Rose's Stores Tommy Houston
J&J Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 99 Ricky Craven DuPont Refinishes Bill Papke
Joe Bessey Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 97 Joe Bessey (R) Auto Palace Nancy Bessey
K.R. Rezendes, Inc. Ford Thunderbird 79 Dave Rezendes Splitfire Spark Plugs Dave Rezendes
KEL Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 57 Jason Keller (R) Air Products Joe Keller
Labonte Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 14 Terry Labonte MW Windows Bob Labonte
44 David Green Slim Jim
Lasater Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 5 Richard Lasater High Point Bedding Dan Lasater
Laughlin Racing Products Ford Thunderbird 35 Shawna Robinson Polaroid Mike Laughlin
Levin Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19 Tom Peck S-K Hand Tools Carol Levin
Mark Rypien Motorsports Ford Thunderbird 23 Chad Little If It's Paper Mark Rypien
Martin Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 92 Larry Pearson Stanley Tools Mac Martin
NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 87 Joe Nemechek Dentyne Andrea Nemechek
Owen Racing Ford Thunderbird 9 Mike Wallace FDP Brakes Barry Owen
Parker Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 72 Tracy Leslie MGM Brakes Ron Parker
Payne Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 27 Roy Payne (R) Hyde Tools Curtis Payne
Phil Parsons Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 29 Phil Parsons Matchbox Marcia Parsons
RaDiUs Motorsports Ford Thunderbird 55 Tim Fedewa (R) Race-Scan Ray DeWitt
Rexrode Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1 Rodney Combs Luxaire Heating & Air Conditioning Rodney Rexrode
Roush Racing Ford Thunderbird 60 Mark Martin Winn-Dixie Jack Roush
Team 34 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 34 Todd Bodine Fiddle Faddle Frank Cicci
Three Star Motorsports Oldsmobile Cutlass 22 Ed Berrier Greased Lightning Max Berrier
Whitaker Racing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 7 Harry Gant Manheim Auctions Ed Whitaker

Goody's 300[edit]

The Goody's 300 was held February 13 at Daytona International Speedway. Ken Schrader won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 3-Dale Earnhardt
  2. 52-Ken Schrader
  3. 7-Harry Gant
  4. 14-Terry Labonte
  5. 72-Tracy Leslie
  6. 8-Jeff Burton
  7. 17-Darrell Waltrip
  8. 44-David Green
  9. 87-Joe Nemechek
  10. 5-Richard Lasater

Goodwrench 200[edit]

The Goodwrench 200 was held February 27 at North Carolina Speedway. Joe Nemechek won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 59-Robert Pressley
  3. 3-Dale Earnhardt
  4. 31-Steve Grissom
  5. 44-David Green
  6. 19-Tom Peck
  7. 7-Harry Gant
  8. 57-Jason Keller
  9. 75-Butch Miller
  10. 63-Chuck Bown

Hardee's 200[edit]

The Hardee's 200 was held March 6 at Richmond International Raceway. Rick Mast won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 87-Joe Nemechek
  3. 8-Jeff Burton
  4. 44-David Green
  5. 59-Robert Pressley
  6. 99-Ricky Craven
  7. 19-Tom Peck
  8. 0-Rick Mast
  9. 34-Todd Bodine
  10. 75-Butch Miller

Mark III Vans 200[edit]

The Mark III Vans 200 was held March 27 at Darlington Raceway. David Green won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 59-Robert Pressley
  2. 7-Harry Gant
  3. 14-Terry Labonte
  4. 2-Ward Burton
  5. 34-Todd Bodine
  6. 44-David Green
  7. 72-Tracy Leslie
  8. 92-Larry Pearson
  9. 32-Dale Jarrett
  10. 11-Bill Elliott

Budweiser 250[edit]

The Budweiser 250 was held April 3 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Ward Burton won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 30-Michael Waltrip
  2. 34-Todd Bodine
  3. 31-Steve Grissom
  4. 87-Joe Nemechek
  5. 16-Jeff Green
  6. 25-Hermie Sadler
  7. 8-Jeff Burton
  8. 44-David Green
  9. 14-Terry Labonte
  10. 59-Robert Pressley

Mountain Dew 400[edit]

The Mountain Dew 400 was held April 10 at Hickory Motor Speedway. Ernie Irvan won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 31-Steve Grissom
  2. 99-Ricky Craven
  3. 87-Joe Nemechek
  4. 6-Tommy Houston
  5. 34-Todd Bodine
  6. 44-David Green
  7. 19-Tom Peck
  8. 63-Chuck Bown
  9. 25-Hermie Sadler
  10. 9-Mike Wallace

Roses Stores 300[edit]

The Roses Stores 300 was held May 1 at Orange County Speedway. Jeff Green won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 2-Ward Burton
  2. 92-Larry Pearson
  3. 31-Steve Grissom
  4. 97-Joe Bessey
  5. 75-Butch Miller
  6. 63-Chuck Bown
  7. 72-Tracy Leslie
  8. 8-Jeff Burton
  9. 08-Bobby Dotter
  10. 19-Tom Peck

Miller 500[edit]

The Miller 500 was held May 8 at Martinsville Speedway. Butch Miller won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 2-Ward Burton
  2. 14-Bobby Labonte
  3. 99-Ricky Craven
  4. 25-Hermie Sadler
  5. 63-Chuck Bown
  6. 44-David Green
  7. 8-Jeff Burton
  8. 31-Steve Grissom
  9. 74-Jack Sprague
  10. 1-Rodney Combs

Laneco 200[edit]

The Laneco 200 was held May 23 at Nazareth Speedway. Todd Bodine won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 59-Robert Pressley
  2. 31-Steve Grissom
  3. 2-Ward Burton
  4. 44-David Green
  5. 75-Butch Miller
  6. 63-Chuck Bown
  7. 55-Tim Fedewa
  8. 99-Ricky Craven
  9. 51-Mike McLaughlin
  10. 1-Rodney Combs

Champion 300[edit]

The Champion 300 was held May 29 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Tracy Leslie won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 30-Michael Waltrip
  2. 4-Ernie Irvan
  3. 32-Dale Jarrett
  4. 52-Ken Schrader
  5. 59-Robert Pressley
  6. 29-Phil Parsons
  7. 23-Chad Little
  8. 63-Chuck Bown
  9. 8-Jeff Burton
  10. 0-Rick Mast

Goodwrench/Delco 200[edit]

The Goodwrench/Delco 200 was held June 5 at Dover International Speedway. Ward Burton won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 34-Todd Bodine
  2. 23-Chad Little
  3. 8-Jeff Burton
  4. 32-Dale Jarrett
  5. 29-Phil Parsons
  6. 92-Larry Pearson
  7. 59-Robert Pressley
  8. 99-Ricky Craven
  9. 64-Jimmy Spencer
  10. 14-Terry Labonte

Carolina Pride / Budweiser 250[edit]

The Carolina Pride / Budweiser 250 was held June 12 at Myrtle Beach Speedway. Ward Burton won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 8-Jeff Burton
  2. 2-Ward Burton
  3. 87-Joe Nemechek
  4. 59-Robert Pressley
  5. 31-Steve Grissom
  6. 34-Todd Bodine
  7. 72-Tracy Leslie
  8. 44-David Green
  9. 27-Roy Payne
  10. 98-Jim Bown

Fay's 150[edit]

The Fay's 150 was held June 26 at Watkins Glen International Raceway. Ernie Irvan won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 11-Bill Elliott
  2. 14-Terry Labonte
  3. 2-Ward Burton
  4. 87-Joe Nemechek
  5. 34-Todd Bodine
  6. 63-Chuck Bown
  7. 72-Tracy Leslie
  8. 19-Tom Peck
  9. 08-Bobby Dotter
  10. 9-Mike Wallace

Havoline 250[edit]

The Havoline 250 was held July 4 at The Milwaukee Mile. Bobby Dotter won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 31-Steve Grissom
  2. 92-Larry Pearson
  3. 25-Hermie Sadler
  4. 44-David Green
  5. 19-Tom Peck
  6. 8-Jeff Burton
  7. 55-Tim Fedewa
  8. 1-Rodney Combs
  9. 87-Joe Nemechek
  10. 99-Ricky Craven

Fram Filter 500K[edit]

The Fram Filter 500K was held July 24 at Talladega Superspeedway. Bill Elliott won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 3-Dale Earnhardt
  2. 20-Randy LaJoie
  3. 14-Terry Labonte
  4. 72-Tracy Leslie
  5. 11-Bill Elliott
  6. 30-Michael Waltrip
  7. 59-Robert Pressley
  8. 48-Sterling Marlin
  9. 25-Hermie Sadler
  10. 99-Ricky Craven

Kroger 200[edit]

The Kroger 200 was held July 31 at Indianapolis Raceway Park. Ernie Irvan won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 72-Tracy Leslie
  2. 44-David Green
  3. 14-Terry Labonte
  4. 2-Ward Burton
  5. 55-Tim Fedewa
  6. 9-Mike Wallace
  7. 99-Ricky Craven
  8. 8-Jeff Burton
  9. 38-Bobby Hamilton
  10. 6-Tommy Houston

Detroit Gasket 200[edit]

The Detroit Gasket 200 was held August 14 at Michigan International Speedway. Bill Elliott won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 59-Robert Pressley
  3. 14-Terry Labonte
  4. 31-Steve Grissom
  5. 75-Rick Wilson
  6. 99-Ricky Craven
  7. 34-Todd Bodine
  8. 52-Ken Schrader
  9. 74-Jack Sprague
  10. 63-Chuck Bown

NE Chevy 250[edit]

The NE Chevy 250 was held August 22 at New Hampshire International Speedway. Joe Nemechek won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 59-Robert Pressley
  2. 87-Joe Nemechek
  3. 08-Bobby Dotter
  4. 31-Steve Grissom
  5. 61-Tommy Houston
  6. 55-Tim Fedewa
  7. 25-Hermie Sadler
  8. 99-Ricky Craven
  9. 44-David Green
  10. 92-Larry Pearson

Food City 250[edit]

The Food City 250 was held August 27 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Steve Grissom won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 34-Todd Bodine
  2. 87-Joe Nemechek
  3. 08-Bobby Dotter
  4. 9-Mike Wallace
  5. 63-Chuck Bown
  6. 99-Ricky Craven
  7. 31-Steve Grissom
  8. 6-Tommy Houston
  9. 79-Dave Rezendes
  10. 75-Rick Wilson

Gatorade 200[edit]

The Gatorade 200 was held September 4 at Darlington Raceway. Ricky Craven won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 20-Randy LaJoie
  3. 23-Chad Little
  4. 87-Joe Nemechek
  5. 31-Steve Grissom
  6. 72-Tracy Leslie
  7. 22-Ed Berrier
  8. 9-Mike Wallace
  9. 99-Ricky Craven
  10. 0-Rick Mast

Autolite 250[edit]

The Autolite 250 was held September 10 at Richmond International Raceway. Chuck Bown won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 72-Tracy Leslie
  3. 25-Hermie Sadler
  4. 0-Tommy Houston
  5. 11-Bill Elliott
  6. 08-Bobby Dotter
  7. 44-David Green
  8. 97-Joe Bessey
  9. 32-Dale Jarrett
  10. 31-Steve Grissom

SplitFire 200[edit]

The SplitFire 200 was held September 18 at Dover International Speedway. Terry Labonte won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 34-Todd Bodine
  2. 99-Ricky Craven
  3. 72-Tracy Leslie
  4. 74-Jack Sprague
  5. 44-David Green
  6. 10-Jimmy Spencer
  7. 31-Steve Grissom
  8. 29-Phil Parsons
  9. 9-Mike Wallace
  10. 97-Joe Bessey

Polaroid 300[edit]

The Polaroid 300 was held October 2 at Orange County Speedway. Joe Nemechek won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 25-Hermie Sadler
  2. 99-Ricky Craven
  3. 63-Chuck Bown
  4. 74-Randy LaJoie
  5. 08-Bobby Dotter
  6. 44-David Green
  7. 19-Tom Peck
  8. 72-Tracy Leslie
  9. 4-Jack Sprague
  10. 97-Joe Bessey

All Pro 300[edit]

The All Pro 300 was held October 9 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Bobby Dotter won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 30-Michael Waltrip
  3. 3-Dale Earnhardt
  4. 11-Bill Elliott
  5. 34-Todd Bodine
  6. 14-Terry Labonte
  7. 2-Ward Burton
  8. 63-Chuck Bown
  9. 08-Bobby Dotter
  10. 9-Mike Wallace

Advance Auto Parts 500[edit]

The Advance Auto Parts 500 was held October 17 at Martinsville Speedway. Joe Nemechek won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 63-Chuck Bown
  2. 31-Steve Grissom
  3. 99-Ricky Craven
  4. 75-Jimmy Hensley
  5. 19-Tom Peck
  6. 44-David Green
  7. 9-Mike Wallace
  8. 72-Tracy Leslie
  9. 74-Ernie Irvan
  10. 59-Dennis Setzer

AC-Delco 200[edit]

The AC-Delco 200 was held October 23 at North Carolina Speedway. Ward Burton won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 60-Mark Martin
  2. 2-Ward Burton
  3. 97-Joe Bessey
  4. 34-Todd Bodine
  5. 14-Terry Labonte
  6. 72-Tracy Leslie
  7. 31-Steve Grissom
  8. 20-Randy LaJoie
  9. 0-Robert Pressley
  10. 99-Ricky Craven

The Pantry 300[edit]

The Pantry 300 was held November 7 at Hickory Motor Speedway. Bobby Labonte won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 00-Johnny Rumley
  2. 63-Chuck Bown
  3. 6-Tommy Houston
  4. 99-Ricky Craven
  5. 05-Tommy Ellis
  6. 08-Bobby Dotter
  7. 32-Dale Jarrett
  8. 66-Nathan Buttke
  9. 31-Steve Grissom
  10. 34-Todd Bodine

Slick 50 300[edit]

The Slick 50 300 was held November 13 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mark Martin won the pole.

Top Ten Results

  1. 2-Ward Burton
  2. 92-Larry Pearson
  3. 30-Michael Waltrip
  4. 7-Harry Gant
  5. 70-Sterling Marlin
  6. 87-Joe Nemechek
  7. 0-Robert Pressley
  8. 9-Mike Wallace
  9. 31-Steve Grissom
  10. 19-Tom Peck

Final Points Standings[edit]

  1. Steve Grissom - 3846
  2. Ricky Craven - 3593
  3. David Green - 3584
  4. Chuck Bown - 3532
  5. Joe Nemechek - 3443
  6. Ward Burton - 3413
  7. Bobby Dotter - 3406
  8. Robert Pressley - 3389
  9. Todd Bodine - 3387
  10. Hermie Sadler - 3362
  11. Tracy Leslie - 3336
  12. Mike Wallace - 3213
  13. Tom Peck - 3211
  14. Jeff Burton - 3030
  15. Rodney Combs - 2969
  16. Tommy Houston - 2852
  17. Joe Bessey - 2834
  18. Tim Fedewa - 2775
  19. Jack Sprague - 2429
  20. Terry Labonte - 2399
  21. Richard Lasater - 2339
  22. Roy Payne - 2276
  23. Shawna Robinson - 1950
  24. Mark Martin - 1744
  25. Larry Pearson - 1662
  26. Jim Bown - 1564
  27. Harry Gant - 1526
  28. Nathan Buttke - 1490
  29. Bill Elliott - 1276
  30. Michael Waltrip - 1240
  31. Butch Miller - 1182
  32. Chad Little - 1171
  33. Jason Keller - 1137
  34. Dale Jarrett - 1130
  35. Ken Schrader - 1066
  36. Randy LaJoie - 1045
  37. Dale Earnhardt - 989
  38. Dave Rezendes - 949
  39. Ernie Irvan - 901
  40. Jeff Green - 894
  41. Sterling Marlin - 864
  42. Jimmy Spencer - 838
  43. Phil Parsons - 813
  44. Rick Wilson - 722
  45. Ed Berrier - 647
  46. Troy Beebe - 641
  47. Bobby Hamilton - 594
  48. Johnny Rumley - 559
  49. Rick Mast - 535
  50. Darrell Waltrip - 513

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Hermie Sadler won his first career race and the Rookie of the Year title in 1993, finishing in the top-ten eight times and ended the season tenth in the final standings. He was followed by Joe Bessey, Tim Fedewa, and Roy Payne. Due to sponsor issues, Nathan Buttke and Jason Keller did not attempt the full schedule.

See also[edit]

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