1979 Mason-Dixon 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 20, 1979 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Mercury 500 59 running
2 7 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Chevy 500 265 running
3 2 28 Buddy Baker Spectra Chevy 498 32 running
4 3 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 498 112 running
5 6 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 497 0 running
6 4 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 494 0 running
7 13 27 Benny Parsons M.C. Anderson Chevy 493 0 running
8 9 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 492 4 running
9 12 12 Lennie Pond Kencoal Mining Chevy 490 0 running
10 21 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 484 0 running
11 27 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Buick 482 0 running
12 18 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 482 0 running
13 8 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 481 3 crash
14 16 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 480 1 crash
15 25 45 Baxter Price Ideal Maintenance Chevy 473 0 running
16 23 25 Ronnie Thomas 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 471 0 running
17 19 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 471 0 running
18 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 462 24 running
19 17 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 457 0 running
20 24 34 Steve Peles Chevy 454 0 running
21 20 79 Frank Warren Countian Press Dodge 412 0 running
22 28 09 Nelson Oswald J & S Truck Service Chevy 408 0 engine
23 22 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon-Barnicle Oldsmobile 337 0 engine
24 31 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Buick 126 0 crash
25 10 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 72 0 clutch
26 29 71 Joey Arrington Sam Dell Dodge 42 0 quit
27 30 23 Louis Gatto L & J Automotive Chevy 26 0 engine
28 26 05 Elmo Langley Bearfinder Chevy 5 0 quit
29 11 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 2 0 crash
30 15 43 Richard Petty STP Oldsmobile 2 0 crash
31 14 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 2 0 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available