1979 Volunteer 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 25, 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 5 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 500 33 running 180
2 1 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 500 77 running 175
3 2 15 Bobby Allison Hodgdon, Moore Ford 500 106 running 170
4 7 27 Benny Parsons Valleydale Meats Chevy 499 254 running 170
5 4 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Chevy 497 0 running 155
6 12 72 Joe Millikan Appliance Wheels Chevy 497 0 running 150
7 3 2 David Pearson Rod Osterlund Chevy 496 0 running 146
8 10 44 Terry Labonte Stratagraph Chevy 493 0 running 142
9 11 90 Ricky Rudd Truxmore Ford 493 0 running 138
10 17 17 Bill Elliott Kings Inn Chevy 487 0 running 134
11 14 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 484 0 running 130
12 15 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 483 0 running 127
13 23 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 472 0 running 124
14 24 67 Buddy Arrington Hills Racing Dodge 468 0 running 121
15 20 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 456 0 running 118
16 6 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 445 16 running 120
17 21 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 444 0 running 112
18 8 71 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 434 14 crash 114
19 19 52 Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission Chevy 416 0 running 106
20 16 05 Dick Brooks Bearfinder Oldsmobile 392 0 rear end 103
21 27 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 392 0 crash 100
22 25 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile 388 0 running 97
23 22 76 Mike Potter Brockwell Entertainment Chevy 311 0 ignition 94
24 29 45 Baxter Price Iron Peddlers Chevy 274 0 running 91
25 9 12 Jack Ingram Ramey's Chevy City Chevy 197 0 engine 88
26 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 104 0 engine 85
27 13 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 79 0 engine 82
28 26 59 Melvin Revis Danny Queen Chevy 76 0 suspension
29 30 69 Henry Jones Pro Shoppe Chevy 48 0 flagged 76
30 28 0 John Kennedy Avanti CB Chevy 2 0 engine 73
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