1979 Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 22, 1979 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 500 247 running 185
2 4 28 Buddy Baker Spectra Chevy 500 196 running 175
3 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 499 49 running 170
4 3 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 498 1 running 165
5 8 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 497 0 running 155
6 21 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 497 0 running 150
7 14 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 495 7 engine 151
8 11 2 Dale Earnhardt Rod Osterlund Chevy 495 0 running 142
9 19 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 494 0 running 138
10 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 493 0 running 134
11 5 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Oldsmobile 492 0 running 130
12 17 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 489 0 running 127
13 22 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Buick 488 0 running 124
14 16 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 485 0 running 121
15 15 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 476 0 running 118
16 25 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 476 0 running 115
17 30 24 Cecil Gordon Gordon-Barnicle Oldsmobile 474 0 running 112
18 20 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 472 0 running 109
19 13 27 Benny Parsons Power Tool Service Chevy 458 0 running 106
20 26 25 Ronnie Thomas 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 454 0 running 103
21 27 05 Dick Brooks Bearfinder Oldsmobile 437 0 running 100
22 18 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 312 0 engine 97
23 7 68 Chuck Bown Kings Mountain Truck Plaza Buick 263 0 engine
24 29 45 Baxter Price Chevy 247 0 engine 91
25 9 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Mercury 207 0 engine 88
26 24 02 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 167 0 engine 85
27 12 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 137 0 engine 82
28 28 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 132 0 overheating 79
29 6 12 Lennie Pond Kencoal Mining Chevy 10 0 engine 76
30 23 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 0 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available