1979 Los Angeles Times 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on November 18, 1979 at Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, CA
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1979 NASCAR Winston West Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 27 Benny Parsons M.C. Anderson Chevy 200 56 running
2 3 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 200 17 running
3 1 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Olds 200 55 running
4 4 28 Buddy Baker W.I.N. Chevy 200 39 running
5 5 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 200 6 running
6 7 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Mercury 200 0 running
7 13 05 Dick Brooks Nelson Malloch Chevy 200 16 running
8 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 199 2 running
9 6 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 199 8 running
10 8 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Mercury 199 1 running
11 9 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 199 0 running
12 11 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 199 0 running
13 21 44 Terry Labonte Technicraft Olds 196 0 running
14 26 42 Kyle Petty STP Chevy 196 0 running
15 17 50 Bruce Hill Global Heat Exchanger Olds 196 0 running
16 23 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 195 0 running
17 28 71 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 195 0 running
18 15 73 Bill Schmitt Old Milwaukee Olds 194 0 running
19 25 67 Buddy Arrington Switzer Construction Dodge 194 0 running
20 19 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 193 0 water pump
21 30 45 Roy Smith Iron Peddlers Olds 193 0 running
22 33 10 Tim Williamson ThermaSol Chevy 191 0 running
23 29 74 Hal Callentine Cal-Four Olds 191 0 running
24 31 24 Cecil Gordon Reliable RV Olds 190 0 running
25 34 79 Frank Warren Golden Bear Dodge 186 0 running
26 27 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 153 0 brakes
27 18 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 147 0 engine
28 16 18 Randy Ogden Econ-Car Chevy 135 0 engine
29 12 12 Buck Simmons Kencoal Mining Chevy 123 0 transmission
30 37 22 Richard White Boulevard Automotive Chevy 121 0 running
31 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 104 0 engine
32 35 78 Jim Robinson San-Val Supply Chevy 104 0 ignition
33 22 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 57 0 engine
34 36 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford 49 0 running
35 24 31 John Rezek Curtis Payne Buick 38 0 crash
36 14 01 Jimmy Insolo Allstate Building Olds 36 0 engine
37 32 19 Vince Giamformaggio Belden Asphalt Chevy 26 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: John Krebs, St. James Davis, Roger Hamby, Chris Monoleos, Rick McCray, Dick Whalen, Mark Walbridge, Hershel McGriff, Tighe Scott, Mel Larson, Norm Palmer, Gene Thonesen, Ivan Baldwin, Tommy Gale, John Borneman, Dick Kranzler, Mike Kempton, Earle Canavan, Jerry Barnett
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