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1979 Official Race Results : CRC Chemicals 500

CRC Chemicals 500 | September 16, 1979 | Race 25 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 180/5 500 Running 21,650
2 7 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 175/5 500 Running 11,350
3 12 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 175/10 500 Running 11,250
4 10 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 165/5 499 Running 4,700
5 9 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 155/0 499 Running 7,500
6 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 150/0 496 Running 6,000
7 15 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 146/0 496 Running 2,000
8 14 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 142/0 496 Running 4,400
9 1 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 143/5 495 Running 7,000
10 16 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 134/0 487 Running 4,050
11 13 08 John Anderson Chevrolet Draime Race Engines 130/0 486 Running 1,600
12 24 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 127/0 480 Running 3,400
13 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 124/0 477 Running 3,195
14 21 48 James Hylton Oldsmobile Palatine Automotive 121/0 476 Running 3,060
15 23 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 118/0 473 Running 2,865
16 30 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 115/0 472 Running 2,680
17 25 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn 112/0 471 Running 2,495
18 27 79 Frank Warren Dodge Kruger Trailers 109/0 467 Running 2,310
19 29 34 Nestor Peles Chevrolet Peles Racing 106/0 465 Running 1,000
20 31 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 103/0 463 Running 2,000
21 5 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 105/5 456 Engine Failure 1,650
22 8 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 102/5 454 Running 1,665
23 19 19 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 94/0 451 Running 1,605
24 22 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 91/0 437 Running 2,570
25 11 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 88/0 373 Accident 1,525
26 17 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Malloch 85/0 362 Overheating 650
27 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 82/0 358 Engine Failure 1,125
28 3 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 79/0 351 Transmission 1,100
29 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 76/0 307 Running 4,475
30 33 99 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 73/0 173 Oil Pressure 550
31 32 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 70/0 156 Running 1,040
32 26 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 67/0 132 Faulty Coil 1,030
33 28 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Python 64/0 52 Oil Leak 520
34 36 58 Dick May Oldsmobile Satterfield Racing 61/0 11 Not Handling 510
35 35 20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile Mars 58/0 1 Accident 500
36 34 13 Jeff Halverson Chevrolet Halverson Racing 55/0 1 Accident 490
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 114.366 mph
Margin of Victory: one half car length
Time of Race: 04:22:19
Lead Changes: 27
Cautions: 11 for 49 laps.