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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : FireCracker 400

FireCracker 400 | July 04, 1979 | Race 17 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 2 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 185/10 160 Running 21,705
2 3 27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Griffin's Marine 175/5 160 Running 16,875
3 21 2 Dale Earnhardt * Oldsmobile Osterlund 170/5 160 Running 14,980
4 6 88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile Gatorade 165/5 159 Running 12,280
5 11 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile STP 160/5 158 Running 9,480
6 12 68 Chuck Bown Buick King Mountain Truck 150/0 157 Running 4,990
7 15 47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 146/0 157 Running 4,240
8 24 72 Joe Millikan Oldsmobile Appliance Wheels 142/0 156 Running 7,540
9 37 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Sub-Tropic 138/0 156 Running 5,575
10 8 51 AJ Foyt Oldsmobile Valvoline PE 156 Running 3,140
11 27 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Yandle / Thermo King 130/0 156 Running 2,960
12 23 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 127/0 155 Running 2,935
13 19 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 124/0 155 Running 5,075
14 9 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 121/0 154 Running 4,865
15 7 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Rossmeyer 118/0 154 Running 4,555
16 26 87 Gary Balough Oldsmobile Fast Lane Ltd. PE 154 Running 1,750
17 22 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 112/0 151 Running 3,635
18 35 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick U.S. Army 109/0 151 Running 3,775
19 30 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 111/5 151 Running 3,415
20 5 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 103/0 149 Running 6,960
21 32 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 100/0 146 Running 2,855
22 38 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 97/0 146 Running 2,645
23 40 20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile Mars 94/0 145 Running 1,410
24 33 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 91/0 144 Blown Tire 1,385
25 28 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 88/0 138 Engine Failure 1,360
26 17 17 Roger Hamby Oldsmobile Kings Inn 85/0 137 Running 2,260
27 36 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 82/0 121 Rear End 2,225
28 13 12 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Burger King 79/0 105 Engine Failure 1,285
29 10 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 76/0 89 Accident 2,165
30 20 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 73/0 89 Accident 4,925
31 31 6 Claude Ballott-Lena Oldsmobile Lady & Son PE 83 Engine Failure 1,130
32 18 7 Al Holbert Chevrolet Holbert Porsche-Audi PE 82 Broken Spindle 895
33 4 41 Grant Adcox Oldsmobile Adcox-Kirby 64/0 81 Engine Failure 1,180
34 1 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile W.i.n. 66/5 57 Ignition 4,255
35 41 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 58/0 50 Broken Valve 1,915
36 39 46 Travis Tiller Dodge Ring Enterprises 55/0 46 Broken Valve 1,025
37 16 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 52/0 28 Burned Piston 1,520
38 29 38 Sandy Satullo Buick Copper Kettle Marina 49/0 18 Accident 1,015
39 34 32 Jimmy Finger Buick Vita Fresh / Pharis Chevy 46/0 17 Accident 1,010
40 14 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 43/0 7 Engine Failure 1,505
41 25 50 Bruce Hill Buick Global Heat Exchange 40/0 1 Engine Failure 1,030
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 172.89 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 second
Time of Race: 02:18:49
Lead Changes: 28
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps.