RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Winston West. 500

Winston West. 500 | January 14, 1979 | Race 1 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185/10 119 Running 21,150
2 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 175/5 119 Running 14,200
3 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 170/5 119 Running 12,675
4 8 73 Bill Schmitt Oldsmobile Old Milwaukee 160/0 118 Running 8,000
5 17 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 155/0 118 Running 7,550
6 15 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Dewitt 150/0 118 Running 7,050
7 11 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n. 146/0 118 Running 6,350
8 14 51 Jim Thirkettle Buick Allied Box & Crate 142/0 117 Running 2,450
9 26 74 Tim Williamson Chevrolet Cal-Four 138/0 116 Running 2,300
10 21 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Black Diamond 134/0 116 Running 2,350
11 16 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 130/0 114 Running 4,200
12 24 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 127/0 114 Running 4,780
13 34 19 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 124/0 113 Running 3,470
14 12 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Mid-Western Farm Lines 121/0 113 Running 3,310
15 23 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 118/0 112 Running 3,090
16 7 01 Jimmy Insolo Oldsmobile Lake's Drywall 115/0 111 Oil Pump 3,380
17 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 112/0 109 Running 2,720
18 30 67 Buddy Arrington Ford Switzer Contractors 109/0 109 Running 2,560
19 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 111/5 105 Valve 4,950
20 13 7 Al Holbert Chevrolet Bosch 108/5 104 Running 1,195
21 10 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 100/0 103 Running 2,230
22 35 52 Don Graham Chevrolet City Tow 97/0 100 Engine Failure 1,495
23 33 17 Harry Goularte Chevrolet Associated Concrete 94/0 82 Running 1,460
24 9 02 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's Big Boy 91/0 81 Running 1,055
25 19 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon & Barnicle 88/0 66 Engine Failure 1,875
26 5 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Hodgdon Tool 85/0 56 Transmission 955
27 18 79 Frank Warren Dodge 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment 82/0 48 Engine Failure 1,755
28 32 13 Don Puskarich Chevrolet Puskarich Racing 79/0 47 Running 855
29 27 22 Richard White Chevrolet Boulevard Automotive 76/0 32 Oil Leak 805
30 31 81 Jim Robinson Chevrolet Borneman 73/0 17 Engine Failure 755
31 29 99 Don Noel Chevrolet Noel's Welding 70/0 15 Transmission 700
32 6 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 67/0 14 Engine Failure 4,600
33 22 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 64/0 12 Piston 600
34 28 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Tune Up Masters 61/0 10 Clutch 1,050
35 25 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Duck Industries 58/0 7 Engine Failure 1,000
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 107.82 mph
Margin of Victory: 32.9 seconds
Time of Race: 02:53:30
Lead Changes: 13
Cautions: 0 for 0 laps.
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