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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Talladega 500

Talladega 500 | August 05, 1979 | Race 20 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile Gatorade 185/10 188 Running 32,325
2 2 2 David Pearson Oldsmobile Osterlund 175/5 188 Running 20,925
3 11 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 165/0 186 Running 13,920
4 13 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile STP 165/5 186 Running 11,475
5 25 77 Jody Ridley Mercury Sunny King Ford 155/0 186 Running 6,025
6 3 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 150/0 186 Running 8,000
7 21 47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 146/0 184 Running 4,815
8 6 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Rossmeyer 142/0 181 Running 5,980
9 18 42 Kyle Petty Dodge STP 138/0 181 Running 3,315
10 20 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 134/0 179 Running 5,520
11 24 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 130/0 177 Running 4,560
12 22 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Yandle / Thermo King 127/0 176 Running 2,865
13 37 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 124/0 175 Running 4,740
14 38 19 Bob Burcham Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 121/0 172 Running 4,480
15 34 20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile Mars, Inc. 118/0 172 Running 2,565
16 10 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Global Heat Exchange 115/0 171 Engine Failure 2,465
17 39 73 Steve Moore Chevrolet Gilbert Moore 112/0 170 Running 2,415
18 31 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 109/0 163 Running 3,920
19 7 41 Grant Adcox Oldsmobile Adcox-Kirby 111/5 162 Dropped Valve 2,515
20 30 48 James Hylton Oldsmobile Palatine Automotive 103/0 159 Running 3,510
21 12 27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Griffin's Marine 105/5 146 Engine Failure 3,400
22 32 25 Ronnie Thomas Buick Stone's Cafeteria 97/0 143 Engine Failure 3,965
23 9 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 94/0 142 Running 2,830
24 5 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 96/5 138 Engine Failure 8,015
25 26 72 Joe Millikan Oldsmobile Appliance Wheels 93/5 120 Engine Failure 6,615
26 36 45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 85/0 95 Engine Failure 2,670
27 35 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Ulrich 82/0 92 Engine Failure 2,600
28 19 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 79/0 90 Engine Failure 5,365
29 33 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 76/0 87 Engine Failure 1,590
30 23 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 73/0 83 Dropped Valve 1,515
31 14 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 70/0 83 Timing Chain 1,350
32 40 36 Marty Robbins Dodge Robbins Racing 67/0 75 Engine Failure 1,325
33 15 44 Terry Labonte Buick Stratagraph 64/0 75 Engine Failure 2,300
34 1 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 66/5 71 Engine Failure 6,025
35 16 12 Jack Ingram Oldsmobile Kencoal 58/0 70 Clutch 1,250
36 27 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 55/0 58 Engine Failure 1,725
37 29 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 52/0 50 Lost Oil Pressure 1,350
38 17 7 Al Holbert Oldsmobile Holbert Porsche-Audi PE 47 Engine Failure 1,175
39 4 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile W.i.n., Inc. 46/0 41 Dropped Valve 1,750
40 41 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 43/0 40 Engine Failure 1,550
41 28 87 Dick May Oldsmobile Fast Lane Ltd. PE 1 Lost Oil Pressure 1,050
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 161.229 mph
Margin of Victory: 62 seconds
Time of Race: 03:06:06
Lead Changes: 34
Cautions: 5 for 28 laps.