1979 Busch Nashville 420 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on July 14, 1979 at Fairgrounds Speedway at Nashville in Nashville, TN
420 L, 250.32 M, 402.78 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 420 409 running 185
2 5 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Chevy 419 0 running 170
3 3 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 417 0 running 165
4 9 27 Benny Parsons M.C. Anderson Chevy 417 0 running 160
5 6 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 406 0 running 155
6 19 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 406 0 running 150
7 17 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 405 0 running 146
8 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 404 0 running 142
9 21 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 396 0 running 138
10 20 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 394 0 running 134
11 16 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile 391 0 running 130
12 18 55 Wayne Watercutter Ward Racing Enterprises Chevy 390 0 running 127
13 26 17 Roger Hamby Kings Inn Oldsmobile 380 0 running 124
14 27 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 374 0 running 121
15 14 14 Sterling Marlin Cunningham-Kelley Chevy 341 11 lug bolt 123
16 2 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 340 0 running 115
17 23 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 272 0 engine 112
18 24 45 Baxter Price Iron Peddlers Chevy 250 0 crash 109
19 7 05 Dick Brooks Bearfinder Chevy 155 0 oil leak 106
20 11 19 Steve Spencer Performance Racing Chevy 151 0 water pump 103
21 4 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 150 0 crash 100
22 13 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 142 0 engine 97
23 12 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 114 0 overheating 94
24 25 98 Ralph Jones Jones Supply Ford 92 0 oil leak 91
25 8 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 40 0 engine 88
26 28 69 Henry Jones Pro Shoppe Chevy 19 0 engine 85
27 15 09 Nelson Oswald J & S Truck Sales Chevy 6 0 engine 82
28 22 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 5 0 engine 79
29 30 58 Dick May Don Satterfield Chevy 3 0 engine 76
30 29 10 Jimmy Hindman Ford 2 0 oil leak
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 2:42:51
Fast Qualifier: Darrell Waltrip - 20.351 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 1 laps
Average Speed: 92.277 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps - not available
Lead Changes: 2 among 2 drivers - Darrell Waltrip 1-23; Sterling Marlin 24-34; Waltrip 35-420