1979 Tony Bettenhausen 100 USAC National Dirt Championship.jpg
Held on August 18, 1979 at Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, IL
100 L, 100 M, 160.9 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 13 30 Bobby Olivero 100 22 running
2 15 53 Rich Vogler 100 0 running
3 3 43 Tom Bigelow 99 0 running
4 8 1 Pancho Carter 99 0 running
5 7 28 Billy Engelhart 99 0 running
6 2 51 Bobby Adkins 98 0 running
7 22 56 Sheldon Kinser 98 0 running
8 1 15 Steve Chassey 97 78 running
9 18 55 Sleepy Tripp 97 0 running
10 10 6 Bill Vukovich, Jr. 96 0 running
11 19 18 Robert Smith 95 0 running
12 12 71 Butch Wilkerson 81 0 fuel pickup
13 26 2 Gary Bettenhausen 70 0 overheating
14 11 8 Larry Dickson 69 0 power steering
15 27 35 Dana Carter 65 0 overheating
16 5 21 Jim McElreath 59 0 overheating
17 9 67 Junior Parkinson 56 0 engine
18 14 20 George Snider 53 0 crankshaft
19 20 58 Bob East 51 0 engine
20 23 37 Bill Burks, Jr. 38 0 fuel
21 21 24 Bill Puterbaugh 37 0 oil pressure
22 25 19 Bubby Jones 33 0 engine
23 17 42 Gary Irvin 30 0 ignition
24 28 10 Steve Cannon 27 0 engine
25 16 65 Duke Cook 19 0 oil leak
26 24 44 Greg Leffler 18 0 overheating
27 4 59 Larry Rice 6 0 magneto
28 6 17 Johnny Parsons 4 0 rear end
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