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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Old Dominion 500

Old Dominion 500 | September 23, 1979 | Race 26 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 7 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 185/10 500 Running 19,900
2 6 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 170/0 500 Running 12,550
3 3 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 170/5 499 Running 9,650
4 8 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 165/5 495 Rear End 6,950
5 19 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 155/0 494 Running 3,150
6 10 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 150/0 491 Running 4,700
7 12 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 146/0 491 Running 3,950
8 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 147/5 489 Running 5,450
9 13 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 138/0 483 Rear End 3,080
10 16 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet LaFayette 134/0 479 Running 2,970
11 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 135/5 471 Running 7,800
12 11 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 127/0 465 Running 1,000
13 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 124/0 455 Running 2,300
14 30 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 121/0 453 Running 2,140
15 15 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Malloch 118/0 450 Running 800
16 26 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 115/0 413 Running 1,930
17 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 112/0 386 Rear End 1,795
18 2 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 109/0 384 Dropped Valve 950
19 27 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn 106/0 362 Rear End 1,635
20 24 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 103/0 352 Running 2,450
21 17 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 100/0 347 Engine Failure 1,140
22 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97/0 282 Dropped Valve 1,130
23 20 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 94/0 262 Engine Failure 870
24 28 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 91/0 250 Engine Failure 860
25 23 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 88/0 258 Engine Failure 850
26 25 95 Dave Dion Chevrolet Miller Roofing 85/0 148 Rear End 590
27 9 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 82/0 89 Engine Failure 830
28 14 12 Butch Lindley Chevrolet Kencoal 79/0 82 Overheating 570
29 5 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 76/0 67 Accident 3,510
30 29 99 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 73/0 39 Withdrew 550
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 75.119 mph
Margin of Victory: 18 seconds
Time of Race: 03:30:04
Lead Changes: 12
Cautions: 10 for 54 laps.