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1979 Official Race Results : Carolina 500

Carolina 500 | March 04, 1979 | Race 3 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 1 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 185/10 492 Running 21,555
2 11 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Hayes Jewelers 175/5 491 Running 15,670
3 17 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 165/0 487 Running 8,220
4 13 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 160/0 485 Running 7,520
5 19 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 155/0 484 Running 6,320
6 27 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 150/0 476 Running 5,150
7 20 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 146/0 473 Running 4,540
8 15 37 Dave Watson Chevrolet Amsoil 142/0 471 Running 2,570
9 30 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 138/0 468 Running 4,080
10 14 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Russell Bennett Chevrolet 139/5 462 Running 2,270
11 29 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 130/0 462 Running 3,560
12 5 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 127/0 460 Running 3,250
13 31 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 124/0 459 Running 2,970
14 35 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 121/0 450 Running 2,730
15 16 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 118/0 432 Running 2,545
16 18 02 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 115/0 431 Rear End 1,295
17 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 112/0 416 Running 5,570
18 3 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 114/5 413 Running 7,570
19 26 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 106/0 361 Engine Failure 1,860
20 28 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 103/0 353 Transmission 1,780
21 24 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby 100/0 294 Accident 1,640
22 23 47 Geoffrey Bodine Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm PE 276 Rear End 750
23 9 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 99/5 249 Engine Failure 1,225
24 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 91/0 131 Rear Axle 1,550
25 12 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 88/0 123 Accident 1,175
26 25 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Kencoal 85/0 111 Accident 650
27 32 87 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Satterfield Heating 82/0 37 Engine Failure 625
28 34 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Oswald 79/0 23 Running Too Slow 600
29 22 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Robertson-Thomas 76/0 13 Steering 2,075
30 2 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 73/0 9 Accident 4,550
31 4 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Spectra 70/0 9 Accident 4,245
32 7 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 67/0 9 Accident 4,640
33 10 5 Neil Bonnett Oldsmobile Tek-Tor PE 9 Accident 1,035
34 6 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 61/0 9 Accident 1,030
35 33 29 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 58/0 1 Ignition 525
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 121.792 mph
Margin of Victory: 52 seconds
Time of Race: 04:06:30
Lead Changes: 13
Cautions: 7 for 39 laps.

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