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NASCAR Race Results at Talladega - Aug 5, 1979

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Talladega Superspeedway
The Talladega 500

Sunday, August 5, 1979
Race 20 of the 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup
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Talladega   August 5, 1979
Finish Start # Driver Make Pts Laps Led Status Winnings Team
1 8 #88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile 185/10 188 102 Running $32,325 DiGard Motorsports
2 2 #2 David Pearson Oldsmobile 175/5 188 17 Running $20,925 Osterlund Motorsports
3 11 #90 Ricky Rudd Mercury 165/0 186 0 Running $13,920 Donlavey Racing
4 13 #43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile 165/5 186 4 Running $11,475 Petty Enterprises
5 25 #77 Jody Ridley Mercury 155/0 186 0 Running $6,025 Donlavey Racing
6 3 #30 Tighe Scott Buick 150/0 186 0 Running $8,000 Ballard Racing
7 21 #47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile 146/0 184 0 Running $4,815 Race Hill Farm Team
8 6 #67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 142/0 181 0 Running $5,980 Arrington Racing
9 18 #42 Kyle Petty Dodge 138/0 181 0 Running $3,315 Petty Enterprises
10 20 #3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile 134/0 179 0 Running $5,520 Richard Childress Racing
11 24 #05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile 130/0 177 0 Running $4,560 Nelson Malloch (Owner)
12 22 #9 Bill Elliott Mercury 127/0 176 0 Running $2,865 George Elliott Racing
13 37 #52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet 124/0 175 0 Running $4,740 Jimmy Means Racing
14 38 #19 Bob Burcham Chevrolet 121/0 172 0 Running $4,480 Gray Racing
15 34 #20 Rick Newsom Oldsmobile 118/0 172 0 Running $2,565 Newsom Racing
16 10 #50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile 115/0 171 0 engine $2,465 Ballard Racing
17 39 #73 Steve Moore Chevrolet 112/0 170 0 Running $2,415 Gilbert Moore (Owner)
18 31 #70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet 109/0 163 0 Running $3,920 McDuffie Racing
19 7 #41 Grant Adcox Oldsmobile 111/5 162 5 dropped valve $2,515 Adcox-Kirby
20 30 #48 James Hylton Oldsmobile 103/0 159 0 Running $3,510 Hylton Engineering
21 12 #27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 105/5 146 5 engine $3,400 M.C. Anderson Racing
22 32 #25 Ronnie Thomas Buick 97/0 143 0 engine $3,965 Robertson Racing
23 9 #79 Frank Warren Dodge 94/0 142 0 Running $2,830 Warren Racing
24 5 #11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 96/5 138 14 engine $8,015 Junior Johnson & Associates
25 26 #72 Joe Millikan Oldsmobile 93/5 120 1 engine $6,615 DeWitt Racing
26 36 #45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile 85/0 95 0 engine $2,670 Price Racing
27 35 #40 D.K. Ulrich Buick 82/0 92 0 engine $2,600 Ulrich Racing
28 19 #15 Bobby Allison Ford 79/0 90 0 engine $5,365 Bud Moore Engineering
29 33 #14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet 76/0 87 0 engine $1,590 Cunningham-Kelley
30 23 #1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet 73/0 83 0 dropped valve $1,515 Ellington Racing
31 14 #71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet 70/0 75 0 timing chain $1,350 Marcis Auto Racing
32 40 #36 Marty Robbins Dodge 67/0 75 0 engine $1,325 Robbins Racing
33 15 #44 Terry Labonte Buick 64/0 75 0 engine $2,300 Hagan Enterprises
34 1 #21 Neil Bonnett Mercury 66/5 71 40 engine $6,025 Wood Brothers Racing
35 16 #12 Jack Ingram Oldsmobile 58/0 70 0 clutch $1,250 Kennie Childers (Owner)
36 27 #64 Tommy Gale Ford 55/0 58 0 engine $1,725 Langley-Woodfield Racing
37 29 #39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury 52/0 50 0 oil pressure $1,350 Wangerin Racing
38 17 #7 Al Holbert Oldsmobile 0/0 47 0 engine $1,175 Al Holbert (Owner)
39 4 #28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile 46/0 41 0 dropped valve $1,750 Ranier Racing
40 41 #24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile 43/0 40 0 engine $1,550 Gordon Racing
41 28 #87 Dick May Oldsmobile 0/0 0 0 oil pressure $1,050 Billie Harvey (Owner)
Finish Start # Driver Make Pts Laps Led Status Winnings Team
 
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Standings after Race 20
  Driver Points Behind Races Wins Top 5s Top 10s Laps Led Poles
1 Darrell Waltrip 3246 0 20 6 15 16 1,566 4
2 Richard Petty 3017 -229 20 2 15 16 797 0
3 Cale Yarborough 2946 -300 20 3 12 14 771 0
4 Bobby Allison 2924 -322 20 4 11 13 1,018 2
5 Benny Parsons 2665 -581 20 0 10 13 85 1
6 Dale Earnhardt 2588 -658 19 1 7 10 396 1
7 Joe Millikan 2564 -682 20 0 3 14 106 1
8 Richard Childress 2390 -856 20 0 1 8 11 0
9 J.D. McDuffie 2377 -869 20 0 1 6 118 0
10 Buddy Arrington 2312 -934 20 0 1 5 2 0
11 D.K. Ulrich 2279 -967 20 0 0 2 0 0
12 Terry Labonte 2255 -991 20 0 1 8 2 0
13 James Hylton 2236 -1010 19 0 0 5 11 0
14 Buddy Baker 2171 -1075 18 2 7 10 632 5
15 Frank Warren 2096 -1150 20 0 0 3 0 0
16 Ricky Rudd 2085 -1161 17 0 2 8 20 0
17 Ronnie Thomas 1862 -1384 19 0 0 1 1 0
18 Donnie Allison 1750 -1496 14 0 4 7 132 1
19 Cecil Gordon 1703 -1543 17 0 0 0 0 0
20 Tommy Gale 1683 -1563 17 0 0 1 0 0
21 Dick Brooks 1640 -1606 17 0 1 5 0 0
22 Jimmy Means 1617 -1629 17 0 0 1 0 0
23 Baxter Price 1482 -1764 15 0 0 0 0 0
24 Dave Marcis 1456 -1790 14 0 0 1 6 0
25 Harry Gant 1418 -1828 14 0 0 4 1 1
26 Neil Bonnett 1382 -1864 13 2 3 4 353 3
27 Tighe Scott 1293 -1953 11 0 1 5 0 0
28 Lennie Pond 1075 -2171 11 0 0 2 15 0
29 Dick May 901 -2345 12 0 0 0 0 0
30 Roger Hamby 886 -2360 10 0 0 0 0 0
31 Bill Elliott 734 -2512 7 0 0 2 1 0
32 David Pearson 717 -2529 6 0 2 2 190 1
33 Bruce Hill 594 -2652 6 0 0 0 0 0
34 Coo Coo Marlin 558 -2688 6 0 0 2 0 0
35 Blackie Wangerin 516 -2730 6 0 0 0 0 0
36 Grant Adcox 478 -2768 5 0 0 0 5 0
37 Nelson Oswald 431 -2815 6 0 0 0 0 0
38 Dave Watson 413 -2833 4 0 0 1 7 0
39 Chuck Bown 411 -2835 5 0 0 2 0 0
40 Al Holbert 402 -2844 6 0 0 1 5 0
41 Bobby Wawak 376 -2870 4 0 0 0 0 0
42 Ralph Jones 352 -2894 4 0 0 0 0 0
43 Rick Newsom 297 -2949 3 0 0 0 0 0
44 Earle Canavan 249 -2997 3 0 0 0 0 0
45 Ed Negre 233 -3013 2 0 0 0 0 0
46 Bill Schmitt 233 -3013 2 0 1 1 0 0
47 Steve Spencer 230 -3016 2 0 0 0 0 0
48 Bill Hollar 225 -3021 3 0 0 0 0 0
49 Tim Williamson 223 -3023 2 0 0 1 0 0
50 Jimmy Finger 213 -3033 3 0 0 0 0 0
51 Bob Burcham 212 -3034 2 0 0 0 0 0
52 Steve Peles 203 -3043 2 0 0 0 0 0
53 Jimmy Insolo 203 -3043 2 0 0 0 0 0
54 Bill Dennis 200 -3046 2 0 0 0 0 0
55 Richard White 191 -3055 2 0 0 0 0 0
56 Mike Kempton 185 -3061 2 0 0 0 0 0
57 Slick Johnson 173 -3073 2 0 0 0 0 0
58 Jim Robinson 173 -3073 2 0 0 0 0 0
59 Connie Saylor 170 -3076 2 0 0 0 0 0
60 Travis Tiller 168 -3078 4 0 0 0 0 0
61 Paul Fess 164 -3082 2 0 0 0 0 0
62 John Kennedy 155 -3091 2 0 0 0 0 0
63 Sandy Satullo 155 -3091 2 0 0 0 0 0
64 Jody Ridley 155 -3091 1 0 1 1 0 0
65 Jim Vandiver 146 -3100 2 0 0 0 0 0
66 Jim Thirkettle 142 -3104 1 0 0 1 0 0
67 Norm Palmer 142 -3104 1 0 0 1 0 0
68 Geoff Bodine 139 -3107 3 0 0 0 6 0
69 Kyle Petty 138 -3108 1 0 0 1 0 0
70 Louis Gatto 137 -3109 2 0 0 0 0 0
71 Elmo Langley 137 -3109 2 0 0 0 0 0
72 John Rezek 130 -3116 1 0 0 0 0 0
73 Wayne Watercutter 127 -3119 2 0 0 0 0 0
74 Marty Robbins 125 -3121 2 0 0 0 0 0
75 Vince Giamformaggio 124 -3122 1 0 0 0 0 0
76 Sterling Marlin 123 -3123 1 0 0 0 11 0
77 Butch Hartman 121 -3125 1 0 0 0 0 0
78 Ed Hale 118 -3128 1 0 0 0 0 0
79 Al Elmore 118 -3128 1 0 0 0 0 0
80 Gary Balough 116 -3130 3 0 0 0 0 0
81 Skip Manning 116 -3130 2 0 0 0 0 0
82 Keith Davis 116 -3130 2 0 0 0 0 0
83 Mike Potter 115 -3131 2 0 0 0 0 0
84 H.B. Bailey 115 -3131 1 0 0 0 0 0
85 Kevin Housby 115 -3131 1 0 0 0 0 0
86 Steve Moore 112 -3134 1 0 0 0 0 0
87 Billy Hagan 112 -3134 1 0 0 0 0 0
88 Dave Dion 106 -3140 1 0 0 0 0 0
89 Dick Whalen 106 -3140 1 0 0 0 0 0
90 Joe Fields 103 -3143 1 0 0 0 0 0
91 John Borneman 103 -3143 1 0 0 0 0 0
92 Jerry Jolly 97 -3149 1 0 0 0 0 0
93 Don Graham 97 -3149 1 0 0 0 0 0
94 Harry Goularte 94 -3152 1 0 0 0 0 0
95 Robert Tartaglia 91 -3155 1 0 0 0 0 0
96 Jocko Maggiacomo 91 -3155 1 0 0 0 0 0
97 James Hurlbert 91 -3155 1 0 0 0 0 0
98 Henry Jones 85 -3161 1 0 0 0 0 0
99 Joey Arrington 85 -3161 1 0 0 0 0 0
100 Rick McCray 82 -3164 1 0 0 0 0 0
101 Don Puskarich 79 -3167 1 0 0 0 0 0
102 John A. Utsman 79 -3167 1 0 0 0 0 0
103 Dick Kranzler 76 -3170 1 0 0 0 0 0
104 Wayne Broome 73 -3173 2 0 0 0 0 0
105 Bobby Fisher 70 -3176 1 0 0 0 0 0
106 Don Noel 70 -3176 1 0 0 0 0 0
107 Bill Meazell 67 -3179 1 0 0 0 0 0
108 Chris Monoleos 61 -3185 1 0 0 0 0 0
109 Jack Ingram 58 -3188 1 0 0 0 0 0
110 Bill Seifert 55 -3191 1 0 0 0 0 0
111 Butch Mock 46 -3200 1 0 0 0 0 0
112 Steve Gray 46 -3200 1 0 0 0 0 0
113 Claude Ballot-Lena 0 -3246 2 0 0 0 0 0
114 A.J. Foyt 0 -3246 2 0 1 2 7 0
115 Darrell Busham 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
116 John Haver 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
117 David Sosebee 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
118 Ron Hutcherson 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
119 Bill Green 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 2 0
120 Jimmy Hindman 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
121 Hal Callentine 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
122 Steve Pfeifer 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
123 Glenn Jarrett 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
124 Earl Brooks 0 -3246 1 0 0 0 0 0
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