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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Capital City 400

Capital City 400 | September 09, 1979 | Race 24 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 2 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 185/10 400 Running 15,400
2 5 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 175/5 400 Running 9,525
3 10 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 170/5 399 Running 5,650
4 1 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 165/5 399 Running 7,250
5 3 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 155/0 398 Running 5,975
6 7 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 150/0 398 Running 6,300
7 9 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 146/0 397 Running 1,400
8 6 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 142/0 397 Running 2,750
9 8 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 138/0 397 Running 1,200
10 4 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 134/0 395 Running 3,925
11 12 17 Bill Elliott Chevrolet Kings Inn 130/0 390 Running 2,320
12 13 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 127/0 386 Running 2,195
13 20 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 124/0 384 Running 2,050
14 16 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 121/0 381 Running 1,940
15 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 118/0 379 Running 1,830
16 23 75 Bill Elswick Oldsmobile Rahmoc Racing 115/0 372 Running 750
17 14 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 112/0 371 Running 1,845
18 26 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 109/0 365 Running 1,435
19 22 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 106/0 365 Running 1,300
20 24 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 103/0 330 Running 1,175
21 15 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 100/0 262 Accident 1,075
22 21 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Canavan Racing 97/0 233 Rear End 575
23 17 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 94/0 227 Engine Failure 1,800
24 19 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 91/0 173 Broken Piston 785
25 11 19 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 88/0 141 No Brakes 835
26 25 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 85/0 2 Broken Distributor 750
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 80.604 mph
Margin of Victory: 11 seconds
Time of Race: 02:41:23
Lead Changes: 6
Cautions: 2 for 20 laps.