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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Richmond 400

Richmond 400 | March 11, 1979 | Race 4 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 9 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 180/5 400 Running 16,275
2 1 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 180/10 400 Running 10,750
3 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 165/0 399 Running 6,925
4 2 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 160/0 399 Running 2,550
5 7 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 155/0 399 Running 4,800
6 16 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Hayes Jewelers 150/0 397 Running 4,800
7 8 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 151/5 397 Running 2,900
8 5 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 142/0 395 Running 2,775
9 11 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 138/0 394 Running 3,710
10 14 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 134/0 391 Running 2,405
11 15 90 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Truxmore 130/0 390 Running 2,245
12 29 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 127/0 390 Running 2,100
13 4 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 124/0 390 Running 2,015
14 12 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Brenco Bearings 121/0 387 Running 890
15 20 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 118/0 385 Running 1,830
16 10 02 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 115/0 385 Running 750
17 22 25 Ronnie Thomas Buick 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 112/0 384 Running 2,570
18 17 37 Dave Watson Chevrolet Amsoil 109/0 383 Running 675
19 13 29 Dave Dion Ford Merrimack Lincoln-Mercury 106/0 380 Running 675
20 28 19 Joe Fields Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 103/0 379 Running 1,385
21 23 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 100/0 371 Running 1,250
22 26 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97/0 360 Running 1,125
23 24 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 94/0 311 Running 1,000
24 30 9 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar 91/0 307 Engine Failure 535
25 27 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 88/0 259 Rear End 775
26 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 85/0 238 Engine Failure 750
27 25 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 82/0 199 Rear End 725
28 19 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 79/0 180 Rear End 450
29 6 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Spectra 76/0 167 Rear End 3,375
30 21 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 73/0 68 Overheating 650
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 83.608 mph
Margin of Victory: 6 seconds
Time of Race: 02:35:35
Lead Changes: 3
Cautions: 2 for 8 laps.