RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : NAPA 500

NAPA 500 | October 07, 1979 | Race 27 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 180/5 334 Running 39,000
2 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 175/5 333 Running 27,475
3 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 170/5 332 Running 23,100
4 9 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 165/5 332 Running 15,375
5 7 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 155/0 331 Running 7,700
6 5 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 155/5 331 Running 12,250
7 13 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Yandle / Thermo King 151/5 330 Running 5,255
8 20 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Compcon, Inc. 142/0 328 Running 4,765
9 17 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick U.S. Army 138/0 327 Running 6,750
10 8 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 139/5 327 Running 14,515
11 21 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 130/0 327 Running 6,105
12 32 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 127/0 324 Running 5,895
13 28 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 124/0 324 Running 5,685
14 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 126/5 324 Running 5,465
15 14 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 118/0 323 Running 5,155
16 16 08 John Anderson Chevrolet Draime Race Engines 120/5 322 Running 3,230
17 27 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 112/0 322 Running 3,180
18 37 42 Kyle Petty Dodge STP 109/0 321 Running 3,080
19 30 79 Frank Warren Dodge Almeda Auto Parts 106/0 320 Running 2,980
20 10 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 108/5 319 Broken Valve 3,980
21 34 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 100/0 311 Running 3,300
22 38 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 97/0 309 Running 2,890
23 36 4 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 94/0 308 Running 1,395
24 29 45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 91/0 302 Running 2,480
25 2 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 98/10 282 Accident 20,995
26 39 77 Jody Ridley Mercury Sunny King Ford & Honda 85/0 281 Engine Failure 1,220
27 40 81 David Sosebee Chevrolet Sosebee Racing 82/0 249 Accident 1,170
28 23 31 John Rezek Oldsmobile RPM Enterprises 79/0 239 Running 1,145
29 12 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 76/0 223 Steering 4,820
30 33 17 Steve Pfeifer Chevrolet Kings Inn 73/0 198 Running 2,020
31 1 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 75/5 184 Engine Failure 13,250
32 22 19 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Natural Light 67/0 155 Clutch 1,890
33 11 68 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Boy Scouts Special PE 112 Engine Failure 960
34 31 89 Jim Vandiver Oldsmobile O.l. Nixon PE 101 Accident 945
35 24 75 Bobby Brack Chevrolet Rahmoc Racing 63/5 70 Accident 930
36 15 12 Jack Ingram Chevrolet Ramey's Chevy City PE 59 Engine Failure 915
37 25 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 52/0 26 Accident 900
38 26 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 49/0 16 Oil Leak 2,790
39 35 16 Richard Brickhouse Oldsmobile Pender Auto Parts 46/0 15 Cracked Cylinder Head 870
40 19 14 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 43/0 1 Not Handling 855
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 134.266 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 lap & 5 seconds
Time of Race: 03:43:53
Lead Changes: 28
Cautions: 8 for 40 laps.
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