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RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : Dixie 500

Dixie 500 | November 04, 1979 | Race 30 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 180/5 328 Running 20,050
2 7 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 175/5 328 Running 16,700
3 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 175/10 328 Running 23,150
4 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 165/5 328 Running 10,200
5 14 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 160/5 327 Running 9,100
6 13 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 150/0 327 Running 8,450
7 12 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 146/0 325 Running 6,745
8 6 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 142/0 324 Running 6,285
9 10 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 138/0 321 Running 6,600
10 24 77 Jody Ridley Mercury Sunny King Ford & Honda 134/0 320 Running 4,000
11 17 47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 130/0 320 Running 2,600
12 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 127/0 319 Running 3,915
13 33 51 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Johnson 124/0 317 Running 2,000
14 26 12 Buck Simmons Chevrolet Kencoal 121/0 315 Running 1,850
15 22 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 118/0 314 Running 3,605
16 21 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 115/0 314 Running 3,395
17 31 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 112/0 314 Running 3,225
18 34 00 Freddy Smith Chevrolet Petty's Of Spartanburg PE 313 Running 1,550
19 27 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 106/0 312 Running 2,965
20 30 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts PE 307 Running 1,400
21 36 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 100/0 297 Running 2,480
22 15 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97/0 270 Running 2,220
23 11 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 94/0 266 Engine Failure 1,100
24 16 08 John Anderson Chevrolet Draime Race Engines 91/0 256 Engine Failure 2,025
25 19 40 D.k. Ulrich Buick Howard Johnson 88/0 245 Engine Failure 1,985
26 39 55 Wayne Watercutter Chevrolet Ward 85/0 243 Running 910
27 20 41 Grant Adcox Buick Adcox-Kirby 82/0 236 Oil Leak 850
28 23 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 79/0 212 Engine Failure 2,665
29 5 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 76/0 211 Accident 1,645
30 32 98 Ralph Jones Ford Jones 73/0 202 Battery 720
31 8 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Griffin's Marine 75/5 193 Engine Failure 4,400
32 37 42 Kyle Petty Dodge STP 67/0 176 Engine Failure 690
33 35 81 David Sosebee Chevrolet Sosebee Racing 64/0 163 Engine Failure 680
34 28 17 Steve Pfeifer Chevrolet Kings Inn 61/0 162 Accident 1,575
35 9 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 58/0 158 Oil Leak 660
36 38 31 John Rezek Oldsmobile RPM Enterprises PE 117 Engine Failure 640
37 40 18 Randy Ogden Chevrolet Ogden Racing PE 111 Engine Failure 630
38 41 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon 49/0 103 Running Too Slow 1,505
39 1 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 51/5 88 Engine Failure 3,360
40 25 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Malloch 43/0 44 Ignition 600
41 29 0 Dick May Chevrolet Kennedy 40/0 4 Dropped Valve 600
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 140.12 mph
Margin of Victory: 1/2 car length
Time of Race: 03:33:46
Lead Changes: 25
Cautions: 5 for 29 laps.