RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Coca-Cola 500

Coca-Cola 500 | July 30, 1979 | Race 19 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 2 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 180/5 200 Running 21,465
2 10 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 175/5 200 Running 15,465
3 9 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n. 170/5 200 Running 8,490
4 5 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Harrisburg East Mall 160/0 200 Running 7,765
5 6 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 155/0 200 Running 6,215
6 15 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 150/0 200 Running 7,215
7 18 22 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 156/10 200 Running 2,715
8 7 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 147/5 200 Running 2,815
9 4 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 143/5 199 Running 5,915
10 16 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 134/0 198 Running 4,295
11 23 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 130/0 197 Running 3,685
12 39 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 127/0 196 Running 3,525
13 13 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 124/0 196 Running 3,305
14 17 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 121/0 196 Running 4,095
15 1 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 123/5 195 Running 2,915
16 20 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 115/0 194 Running 2,785
17 24 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 112/0 190 Running 2,555
18 25 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 109/0 189 Running 2,370
19 28 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 106/0 188 Ignition 2,135
20 19 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Bearfinder 103/0 188 Running 1,600
21 36 34 Steve Peles Chevrolet Peles Racing 100/0 187 Running 1,180
22 21 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 97/0 187 Ignition 2,025
23 12 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 94/0 184 Running 1,980
24 29 63 Jocko Maggiacomo Oldsmobile Shaw Motors 91/0 172 Running 1,105
25 33 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet J&S Truck Service 88/0 168 Engine Failure 1,080
26 34 20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile Mars, Inc. 85/0 166 Running 1,055
27 32 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Green's Auto Parts 82/0 140 Engine Failure 1,030
28 22 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 79/0 103 Engine Failure 1,005
29 3 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 81/5 98 Accident 4,680
30 35 61 Wayne Broome Oldsmobile Norris 73/0 92 Engine Failure 955
31 31 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 70/0 88 Engine Failure 1,430
32 27 55 Wayne Watercutter Chevrolet Ward Racing Enterprises PE 48 Accident 905
33 38 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 64/0 40 Broken Valve 1,380
34 11 12 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Kencoal 61/0 15 Broken Steering 850
35 14 87 Gary Balough Oldsmobile Fast Lane Ltd. 58/0 9 Clutch 840
36 37 23 Louis Gatto Chevrolet L&J Automotive 55/0 5 Ignition 820
37 8 7 Al Holbert Chevrolet Holbert Porsche-Audi 52/0 1 Accident 1,065
38 26 17 Roger Hamby Oldsmobile Kings Inn 49/0 1 Accident 1,310
39 30 19 Steve Gray Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 46/0 1 Accident 1,305
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 115.207 mph
Margin of Victory: Under Caution
Time of Race: 04:20:24
Lead Changes: 56
Cautions: 7 for 46 laps.
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