RESULTS

1979 Official Race Results : L.A. Times 500

L.A. Times 500 | November 18, 1979 | Race 31 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 2 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 185/10 200 Running 27,050
2 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 175/5 200 Running 17,350
3 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 170/5 200 Running 18,000
4 4 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.i.n., Inc. 165/5 200 Running 7,000
5 5 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 160/5 200 Running 9,025
6 7 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 150/0 200 Running 4,600
7 13 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Malloch 151/5 200 Running 3,900
8 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 147/5 199 Running 7,550
9 6 2 Dale Earnhardt * Chevrolet Osterlund 143/5 199 Running 7,500
10 8 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 139/5 199 Running 5,860
11 9 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 130/0 199 Running 2,600
12 11 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 127/0 199 Running 6,075
13 21 44 Terry Labonte Oldsmobile Technicraft 124/0 196 Running 4,450
14 26 42 Kyle Petty Chevrolet STP 121/0 196 Running 2,050
15 17 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Global Heat Exchange PE 196 Running 1,975
16 23 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Crc Chemicals 115/0 195 Running 3,880
17 28 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 112/0 195 Running 1,800
18 15 73 Bill Schmitt Oldsmobile Old Milwaukee 109/0 194 Running 3,020
19 25 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Switzer Construction 106/0 194 Running 3,410
20 19 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 103/0 193 Water Pump 1,750
21 30 45 Roy Smith Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 100/0 193 Running 2,690
22 33 10 Tim Williamson Chevrolet Thernasol 97/0 191 Running 2,505
23 29 74 Hal Callentine Oldsmobile Cal-Four 94/0 191 Running 1,475
24 31 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Reliable RV 91/0 190 Running 2,795
25 34 79 Frank Warren Dodge Golden Bear 88/0 186 Running 2,635
26 27 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 85/0 153 Brakes 2,425
27 18 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 82/0 147 Engine Failure 3,165
28 16 18 Randy Ogden Chevrolet Econo-Car PE 135 Gasket 1,225
29 12 12 Buck Simmons Chevrolet Kencoal 76/0 123 Transmission 1,175
30 37 22 Richard White Chevrolet Boulevard Automotive 73/0 121 Running 1,480
31 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 70/0 104 Engine Failure 1,920
32 35 78 Jim Robinson Chevrolet San-Val Supply 67/0 104 Ignition 1,350
33 22 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 64/0 57 Engine Failure 1,450
34 36 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 61/0 49 Running 1,400
35 24 31 John Rezek Buick Rezek PE 38 Accident 850
36 14 01 Jimmy Insolo Oldsmobile Allstate Building Materials 55/0 36 Rocker Arm 1,825
37 32 19 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 52/0 26 Engine Failure 825
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 132.822 mph
Margin of Victory: 0.42 seconds
Time of Race: 03:45:52
Lead Changes: 35
Cautions: 6 for 26 laps.
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