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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Daytona 500

Daytona 500 | February 18, 1979 | Race 2 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 13 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile STP 180/5 200 Running 73,900
2 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile Gatorade 175/5 200 Running 59,350
3 6 51 AJ Foyt Oldsmobile Gilmore PE 200 Running 38,550
4 2 1 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile Hawaiian Tropic 170/10 199 Accident 39,600
5 3 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 160/5 199 Accident 34,525
6 33 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 150/0 199 Running 24,540
7 28 68 Chuck Bown Buick Kings Inn 146/0 199 Running 18,895
8 10 2 Dale Earnhardt * Buick Osterlund 147/5 199 Running 22,845
9 37 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 138/0 198 Running 15,885
10 24 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 134/0 197 Running 17,475
11 7 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 135/5 197 Running 17,725
12 15 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 127/0 197 Running 13,795
13 35 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 124/0 197 Running 11,355
14 38 19 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Belden Jennite 121/0 196 Running 10,115
15 26 98 Ralph Jones Ford Jones 118/0 195 Running 8,110
16 19 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 115/0 189 Running 8,820
17 31 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 112/0 188 Running 6,865
18 5 27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Griffin's Marine 114/5 183 Running 10,435
19 17 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Newport & Assoc. 106/0 168 Running 5,375
20 36 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 103/0 160 Running 4,005
21 30 74 Bobby Wawak Oldsmobile Wawak 100/0 152 Overheating 4,840
22 23 82 Paul Fess Oldsmobile Lasky Construction 97/0 135 Engine Failure 3,860
23 21 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Adcox-Kirby 94/0 129 Rear Wheel Cylinder 3,730
24 12 02 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 91/0 119 Engine Failure 3,950
25 29 70 J.D. McDuffie Oldsmobile Bailey Excavating 88/0 116 Cracked Cylinder Head 4,470
26 25 37 Dave Watson Chevrolet Amsoil 90/5 115 Clutch 2,850
27 8 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 82/0 105 Transmission 5,275
28 22 00 John A. Utsman Chevrolet Whitaker 79/0 101 Engine Failure 2,850
29 16 47 Geoffrey Bodine Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 81/5 99 Engine Failure 3,275
30 40 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Burger King 78/5 83 No Brakes 2,085
31 11 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 70/0 79 Broken Valve 4,110
32 20 5 Neil Bonnett Oldsmobile Jim Stacy 72/5 76 Susp. 4,475
33 14 12 Harry Gant Oldsmobile J.W. Hunt Produce 64/0 72 Accident 2,875
34 41 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Sub-Tropic 61/0 64 Burned Piston 4,045
35 27 87 Gary Balough Oldsmobile Fast Lane Ltd. 58/0 53 Accident 3,425
36 32 72 Joe Millikan Oldsmobile L.G. Dewitt 55/0 53 Accident 5,340
37 9 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 52/0 53 Accident 3,275
38 18 17 Skip Manning Oldsmobile Valvoline 49/0 53 Accident 3,555
39 34 75 Butch Mock Buick Rahilly 46/0 38 Accident 2,165
40 1 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Spectra 48/5 38 Engine Failure 23,775
41 39 89 Jim Vandiver Oldsmobile O.l. Nixon 40/0 27 Engine Failure 1,930
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 143.977 mph
Margin of Victory: one car length
Time of Race: 03:28:22
Lead Changes: 36
Cautions: 7 for 57 laps.