1979 Dixie 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on November 4, 1979 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA
328 L, 505.12 M, 812.784 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Mercury 328 54 running 180
2 7 2 Dale Earnhardt Osterlund Enterprises Chevy 328 69 running 175
3 2 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Oldsmobile 328 136 running 175
4 3 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 328 3 running 165
5 14 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 327 10 running 160
6 13 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 327 0 running 150
7 12 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 325 0 running 146
8 6 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Mercury 324 0 running 142
9 10 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 321 0 running 138
10 24 77 Jody Ridley Sunny King Ford & Honda Mercury 320 0 running 134
11 17 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Oldsmobile 320 0 running 130
12 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 319 0 running 127
13 33 51 Slick Johnson J.D. Johnson Chevy 317 0 running 124
14 26 12 Buck Simmons Kencoal Mining Chevy 315 0 running 121
15 22 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 314 0 running 118
16 21 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 314 0 running 115
17 31 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 314 0 running 112
18 34 00 Freddy Smith Petty's of Spartanburg Chevy 313 0 running
19 27 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 312 0 running 106
20 30 36 H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts Pontiac 307 0 running
21 36 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 297 0 running 100
22 15 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 270 0 running 97
23 11 71 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 266 0 engine 94
24 16 08 John Anderson Draime Racing Chevy 256 0 engine 91
25 19 40 D.K. Ulrich Howard Johnson's Buick 245 0 engine 88
26 39 55 Wayne Watercutter Ward Racing Enterprises Chevy 243 0 running 85
27 20 41 Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby Buick 236 0 oil leak 82
28 23 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 212 0 engine 79
29 5 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Buick 211 0 crash 76
30 32 98 Ralph Jones Jones Racing Ford 202 0 battery 73
31 8 27 Benny Parsons Griffin Marine Chevy 193 53 engine 75
32 37 42 Kyle Petty STP Dodge 176 0 engine 67
33 35 81 David Sosebee Sosebee Racing Chevy 163 0 engine 64
34 28 17 Steve Pfeifer Kings Inn Chevy 162 0 crash 61
35 9 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 158 0 oil leak 58
36 38 31 John Rezek RPM Enterprises Oldsmobile 117 0 engine
37 40 18 Randy Ogden Ogden Racing Chevy 111 0 engine
38 41 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing Oldsmobile 103 0 flagged 49
39 1 28 Buddy Baker W.I.N. Chevy 88 3 engine 51
40 25 05 Dick Brooks Brooks Racing Chevy 44 0 ignition 43
41 29 0 Dick May Kennedy Racing Chevy 4 0 engine 40
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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