1979 Capital City 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 9, 1979 at Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, VA
400 L, 300 M, 482.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 400 369 running 185
2 5 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 400 11 running 175
3 10 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 399 1 running 170
4 1 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 399 19 running 165
5 3 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Oldsmobile 398 0 running 155
6 7 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 398 0 running 150
7 9 71 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 397 0 running 146
8 6 27 Benny Parsons M.C. Anderson Chevy 397 0 running 142
9 8 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 397 0 running 138
10 4 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 395 0 running 134
11 12 17 Bill Elliott Kings Inn Chevy 390 0 running 130
12 13 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 386 0 running 127
13 20 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 384 0 running 124
14 16 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 381 0 running 121
15 18 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 379 0 running 118
16 23 75 Bill Elswick RahMoc Enterprises Oldsmobile 372 0 running 115
17 14 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 371 0 running 112
18 26 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile 365 0 running 109
19 22 45 Baxter Price Iron Peddlers Chevy 365 0 running 106
20 24 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 330 0 running 103
21 15 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 262 0 crash 100
22 21 01 Earle Canavan Canavan Racing Dodge 233 0 rear end 97
23 17 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 227 0 engine 94
24 19 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 173 0 engine 91
25 11 19 Lennie Pond Belden Asphalt Chevy 141 0 brakes 88
26 25 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 2 0 distributor 85
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Don Satterfield, Richard Ulbricht
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available