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Richard Petty in the 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup

Statistics for Richard Petty in 1979
Final Rank 1 Points 4830 High Finish 1
Races 31 Bonus Points 95 Low Finish 32
Wins 5 Poles 1 Total Laps Led 1,149
Top 5 Finishes 23 Average Finish 6.39 % of Laps Led 10.94%
Top 10 Finishes 27 Average Start 7.6 Total Laps 9,367
Top 20 Finishes 28 DNF's 3 % of Laps 89.23%
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Detailed Results for Richard Petty in the 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup
    Race Track Finish Points Car # Team Make Start Led Status Winnings
1 1 Jan 14, 1979 Riverside 32 67 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 6 0 engine $4,600
2 Feb 15, 1979 Daytona 7 0 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 6 2 Running $1,400
3 2 Feb 18, 1979 Daytona 1 180 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 13 12 Running $73,900
4 3 Mar 4, 1979 Rockingham 32 67 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 7 0 accident $4,640
5 4 Mar 11, 1979 Richmond 5 155 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 7 0 Running $4,800
6 5 Mar 18, 1979 Atlanta 11 130 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 11 0 Running $6,025
7 6 Mar 25, 1979 North Wilkesboro 2 180 /10 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 7 211 Running $8,300
8 7 Apr 1, 1979 Bristol 4 160 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 13 0 Running $5,850
9 8 Apr 8, 1979 Darlington 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 6 89 Running $16,100
10 9 Apr 22, 1979 Martinsville 1 185 /10 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 2 247 Running $23,400
11 10 May 6, 1979 Talladega 4 160 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 7 0 Running $13,100
12 11 May 12, 1979 Nashville Fgds 2 180 /10 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 5 164 Running $8,150
13 12 May 20, 1979 Dover 30 73 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 15 0 accident $4,250
14 13 May 27, 1979 Charlotte 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 2 28 Running $35,650
15 14 Jun 3, 1979 Texas World Speedway 6 150 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 9 0 Running $8,700
16 15 Jun 10, 1979 Riverside 3 165 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 5 0 Running $10,350
17 16 Jun 17, 1979 Michigan 5 160 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 10 23 Running $8,325
18 17 Jul 4, 1979 Daytona 5 160 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 11 2 Running $9,480
19 18 Jul 14, 1979 Nashville Fgds 5 155 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 6 0 Running $4,280
20 19 Jul 30, 1979 Pocono 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 10 17 Running $15,465
21 20 Aug 5, 1979 Talladega 4 165 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Oldsmobile 13 4 Running $11,475
22 21 Aug 19, 1979 Michigan 1 180 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 5 9 Running $21,100
23 22 Aug 25, 1979 Bristol 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 1 77 Running $10,100
24 23 Sep 3, 1979 Darlington 9 138 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 4 0 Running $7,800
25 24 Sep 9, 1979 Richmond 6 150 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 7 0 Running $6,300
26 25 Sep 16, 1979 Dover 1 180 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 4 110 Running $21,650
27 26 Sep 23, 1979 Martinsville 2 170 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 6 0 Running $12,550
28 27 Oct 7, 1979 Charlotte 4 165 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 9 11 Running $15,375
29 28 Oct 14, 1979 North Wilkesboro 3 165 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 11 0 Running $6,500
30 29 Oct 21, 1979 Rockingham 1 180 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 7 139 Running $20,960
31 30 Nov 4, 1979 Atlanta 6 150 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 13 0 Running $8,450
32 31 Nov 18, 1979 Ontario 5 160 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 5 6 Running $9,025
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