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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Winston 500

Winston 500 | May 06, 1979 | Race 10 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 12 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 180/5 188 Running 33,750
2 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile Gatorade 175/5 187 Running 25,025
3 4 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 170/5 186 Running 18,120
4 7 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile STP 160/0 185 Running 13,100
5 9 72 Joe Millikan Oldsmobile Appliance Wheels 155/0 185 Running 11,900
6 24 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 150/0 182 Running 7,100
7 30 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 146/0 179 Running 9,060
8 13 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 142/0 179 Running 8,265
9 16 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 143/5 178 Running 7,580
10 19 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 134/0 177 Running 5,050
11 34 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 130/0 177 Running 6,335
12 29 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 127/0 176 Running 6,005
13 37 8 Ed Negre Chrysler Brooks Honda 124/0 176 Running 5,635
14 10 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 121/0 154 Running 3,610
15 27 48 James Hylton Oldsmobile Palatine Automotive 123/5 151 Running 5,155
16 25 22 Kevin Housby Chevrolet Taylor & Martin 115/0 149 Accident 3,190
17 3 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 122/10 148 Engine Failure 10,130
18 11 6 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Mitco Fil 109/0 148 Accident 2,970
19 31 32 Jimmy Finger Buick Vita Fresh 106/0 130 Engine Failure 2,860
20 38 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 103/0 117 Engine Failure 2,750
21 28 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 100/0 113 Running 3,890
22 32 96 Jerry Jolly Ford Cronkite Racing 97/0 99 Engine Failure 2,440
23 21 1 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile Hawaiian Tropic 94/0 81 Engine Failure 5,510
24 17 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 91/0 77 Engine Failure 3,365
25 39 25 Ronnie Thomas Buick 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 88/0 73 Broken Cam Shaft 4,050
26 33 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 85/0 65 Engine Failure 2,720
27 18 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 82/0 38 Steering 2,655
28 23 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 79/0 37 Engine Failure 1,695
29 35 61 Wayne Broome Oldsmobile Cranford & Brown PE 33 Head Gasket 1,640
30 36 53 Keith Davis Oldsmobile Davis 73/0 30 Engine Failure 1,585
31 26 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 70/0 30 Burned Piston 2,415
32 2 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Spectra 72/5 4 Accident 5,800
33 8 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 69/5 4 Accident 6,670
34 6 27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Griffin's Marine 61/0 4 Accident 1,435
35 5 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 58/0 4 Accident 1,980
36 14 2 Dale Earnhardt * Buick Osterlund 55/0 4 Accident 5,075
37 22 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 52/0 4 Accident 1,345
38 15 12 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Kencoal 49/0 4 Accident 1,315
39 20 47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm PE 4 Accident 1,285
40 39 46 Travis Tiller Dodge Riley Racing PE 0 Did Not Start 1,255
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 154.77 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 lap & 50 seconds
Time of Race: 03:13:52
Lead Changes: 21
Cautions: 4 for 30 laps.