RESULTS

1980 Official Race Results : Atlanta 500

Atlanta 500 | March 16, 1980 | Race 5 of 31

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 31 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Osterlund 180/5 328 Running 36,200
2 7 16 Rusty Wallace Chevrolet Penske 170/0 328 Running 14,250
3 9 15 Bobby Allison Ford Mike Curb / Hodgdon 170/5 328 Running 16,250
4 6 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile Hudson Transmission 165/5 327 Running 13,600
5 24 7 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Sanyo Electronics 155/0 325 Running 9,490
6 15 90 Jody Ridley * Mercury Truxmore / Sunny King 150/0 325 Running 8,390
7 1 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Napa / Regal Ride 151/5 325 Running 6,695
8 3 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 152/10 324 Running 18,145
9 32 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 138/0 324 Running 5,580
10 27 53 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Johnson 134/0 320 Running 3,285
11 25 66 Lake Speed Chevrolet Speed 130/0 320 Running 2,455
12 30 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Broadway Motors 127/0 320 Running 4,605
13 28 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 124/0 318 Running 4,360
14 38 42 Kyle Petty Chevrolet STP 121/0 317 Running 2,080
15 13 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 123/5 316 Running 3,940
16 16 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 115/0 313 Running 2,955
17 21 8 Kevin Housby Oldsmobile Taylor & Martin 112/0 311 Running 1,665
18 19 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 109/0 303 Running 3,135
19 36 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 106/0 303 Running 2,920
20 40 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren 103/0 302 Running 2,700
21 39 45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 100/0 261 Running 1,245
22 26 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 97/0 253 Broken Valve 2,310
23 18 75 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Rahmoc Racing 94/0 244 Engine Failure 1,195
24 41 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Sadler Mtrs / Smith Used Cars 91/0 240 Engine Failure 2,250
25 33 65 Ralph Jones Ford Spohn's Body Shop 88/0 213 Blown Head Gasket 1,145
26 4 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 90/5 208 Rear End 2,375
27 29 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Global Heat Exchange 82/0 204 Engine Failure 1,040
28 11 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 84/5 192 Rear Oil Seal 5,465
29 23 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Evans Toyota-Gmc 81/5 181 Engine Failure 990
30 12 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Melling Tool Company 73/0 162 Clutch 5,415
31 5 40 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Howard Johnson 75/5 147 Accident 1,420
32 14 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 67/0 130 Broken Axle Housing 910
33 8 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 69/5 117 Engine Failure 7,100
34 22 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 61/0 99 Engine Failure 890
35 35 74 Joe Booher Buick Booher Farms 58/0 81 Accident 880
36 37 20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile Louise Smith 55/0 78 Accident 850
37 20 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Dewitt 52/0 72 Engine Failure 5,290
38 10 51 Don Whittington Oldsmobile Road Atlanta 49/0 61 Accident 830
39 34 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 46/0 46 Dropped Valve 1,320
40 17 12 Buck Simmons Chevrolet Ramey's Chevy City 43/0 30 Engine Failure 810
41 2 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 40/0 30 Rear End 1,310
42 37 18 Randy Ogden Chevrolet Ogden Racing PE 0 Did Not Start 810
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 134.808 mph
Margin of Victory: 9 seconds
Time of Race: 03:42:11
Lead Changes: 27
Cautions: 7 for 45 laps.
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