1979 Carolina 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 4, 1979 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 492 311 running 185
2 11 72 Joe Millikan Hayes Jewelers Chevy 491 50 running 175
3 17 05 Dick Brooks Bearfinder Oldsmobile 487 0 running 165
4 13 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Buick 485 0 running 160
5 19 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 484 0 running 155
6 27 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Buick 476 0 running 150
7 20 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 473 0 running 146
8 15 37 Dave Watson AMSOIL Chevy 471 0 running 142
9 30 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 468 0 running 138
10 14 27 Benny Parsons Russell Bennett Chevy 462 3 running 139
11 29 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon-Barnicle Oldsmobile 462 0 running 130
12 5 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 460 0 running 127
13 31 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 459 0 running 124
14 35 45 Baxter Price Chevy 450 0 running 121
15 16 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Buick 432 0 running 118
16 18 02 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 431 0 running 115
17 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 416 0 running 112
18 3 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Oldsmobile 413 9 running 114
19 26 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 361 0 engine 106
20 28 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 353 0 transmission 103
21 24 17 Roger Hamby Chevy 294 0 crash 100
22 23 47 Geoffrey Bodine Race Hill Farm Oldsmobile 278 0 rear end
23 9 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 249 119 engine 99
24 21 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 131 0 rear axle 91
25 12 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 123 0 crash 88
26 25 12 Harry Gant Kencoal Mining Chevy 111 0 crash 85
27 32 87 Slick Johnson Satterfield Heating Chevy 37 0 engine 82
28 34 09 Nelson Oswald Chevy 23 0 flagged 79
29 22 25 Ronnie Thomas Robertson-Thomas Chevy 13 0 steering 76
30 2 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 9 0 crash 73
31 4 28 Buddy Baker Spectra Chevy 9 0 crash 70
32 7 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 9 0 crash 67
33 10 5 Neil Bonnett Tek-Tor Oldsmobile 9 0 crash
34 6 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 9 0 crash 61
35 33 29 Bill Hollar Hollar Auto Parts Chevy 1 0 ignition 58
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available