1979 Southeastern 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 1, 1979 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 500 163 running 185
2 4 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 500 42 running 175
3 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 500 155 running 170
4 13 43 Richard Petty STP Oldsmobile 498 0 running 160
5 6 27 Benny Parsons Valleydale Meats Oldsmobile 497 0 running 155
6 3 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 495 1 running 155
7 10 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 490 0 running 146
8 12 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 486 0 running 142
9 16 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 486 0 running 138
10 15 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 485 0 running 134
11 14 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 484 0 running 130
12 11 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 481 0 running 127
13 27 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 480 0 running 124
14 20 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Oldsmobile 473 0 running 121
15 25 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon-Barnicle Oldsmobile 470 0 running 118
16 28 76 Mike Potter Miller Chevy 463 0 running 115
17 8 02 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 462 0 running 112
18 24 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 460 0 running 109
19 23 45 Baxter Price Chevy 456 0 running 106
20 19 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 429 0 running 103
21 17 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Oldsmobile 385 0 engine 100
22 21 05 Dick Brooks Bearfinder Oldsmobile 366 0 water pump 97
23 18 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 335 0 crash 94
24 5 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Oldsmobile 216 1 crash 96
25 1 28 Buddy Baker Spectra Chevy 211 138 crash 93
26 7 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 197 0 rear end 85
27 26 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 141 0 engine 82
28 22 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 100 0 engine 79
29 30 74 Bobby Wawak Chevy 33 0 quit 76
30 29 98 Ralph Jones Jones Racing Ford 31 0 brakes 73
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available