RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Champion 400

Champion 400 | August 19, 1979 | Race 21 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 5 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 180/5 200 Running 21,100
2 11 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 180/10 200 Running 12,425
3 6 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Melling Tool Company 165/0 200 Running 12,820
4 1 2 David Pearson Chevrolet Osterlund 160/0 199 Running 10,215
5 20 08 John Anderson Chevrolet Draime Race Engines 155/0 199 Running 4,355
6 7 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 155/5 199 Running 7,195
7 16 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 146/0 199 Running 5,320
8 28 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 142/0 197 Running 4,890
9 15 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 138/0 197 Running 4,670
10 12 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 134/0 197 Running 4,550
11 13 17 Bill Elliott Mercury Knutson's RV 130/0 195 Running 4,120
12 31 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 127/0 195 Running 3,850
13 34 42 Kyle Petty Dodge STP 124/0 195 Running 1,675
14 18 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 121/0 193 Running 3,130
15 29 0 John Kennedy Chevrolet Avanti Cb PE 188 Running 1,490
16 30 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 115/0 188 Running 2,725
17 8 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 117/5 185 Engine Failure 6,270
18 35 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon Racing 109/0 183 Running 2,300
19 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 106/0 173 Running 4,775
20 22 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hills Racing 103/0 150 Engine Failure 1,965
21 26 45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 100/0 146 Running 1,920
22 19 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 97/0 145 Running 1,875
23 2 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 99/5 141 Engine Failure 4,935
24 32 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 91/0 131 Overheating 2,785
25 9 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 93/5 129 Clutch 875
26 4 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 90/5 108 Engine Failure 1,475
27 33 6 Marty Robbins Dodge Marty Robbins Racing 82/0 96 Cracked Cylinder Head 825
28 17 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 79/0 85 Running 1,300
29 14 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Bearfinder 76/0 81 Exhaust System 785
30 21 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 73/0 67 Engine Failure 765
31 24 19 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 70/0 57 Overheating 1,250
32 23 22 Al Rudd Jr. Chevrolet Bill Lewis PE 39 Clutch 740
33 3 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 69/5 28 Ignition 1,405
34 36 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Scope Mount PE 23 Broken Piston 720
35 25 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Caldwell Knapp Cadillac 58/0 2 Accident 710
36 27 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 55/0 2 Accident 700
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 130.376 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 second
Time of Race: 03:04:05
Lead Changes: 21
Cautions: 5 for 35 laps.
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