1980 American 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 19, 1980 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 11 Cale Yarborough Busch Chevy 492 167 running 185
2 12 47 Harry Gant Race Hill Farm Chevy 492 68 running 175
3 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 490 93 running 170
4 18 44 Terry Labonte Apache Stove Chevy 487 0 running 160
5 14 90 Jody Ridley Truxmore, Sunny King Ford 486 0 running 155
6 22 71 Dave Marcis Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 483 3 running 155
7 21 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevy 479 1 running 151
8 19 53 Slick Johnson Johnson Racing Chevy 478 4 running 147
9 25 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 474 0 running 138
10 28 25 Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria Chevy 473 0 running 134
11 17 40 Stan Barrett Ulrich, Reynolds, Needham Chevy 472 0 running
12 26 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 468 0 running 127
13 33 52 Jimmy Means Thompson Industries Chevy 467 0 running 124
14 13 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 461 10 running 126
15 31 24 Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco Oldsmobile 460 0 running 118
16 36 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 458 0 running
17 30 17 Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona Chevy 451 0 running 112
18 11 2 Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb, Hodgdon Chevy 443 3 running 114
19 34 07 Jeff McDuffie Bailey Excavating Buick 402 0 engine 106
20 20 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 299 0 engine 103
21 29 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 295 0 engine 100
22 1 12 Donnie Allison Ramey's Chevy City Chevy 291 111 clutch 102
23 8 27 Benny Parsons Melling Tool Chevy 220 0 quit 94
24 9 75 Joe Millikan RahMoc Enterprises Chevy 201 0 crash
25 4 21 Neil Bonnett Purolator Mercury 201 28 crash 93
26 10 15 Bobby Allison Mike Curb, Hodgdon Ford 189 0 crash 85
27 7 28 Buddy Baker NAPA, Regal Ride Shocks Chevy 178 1 engine 87
28 16 7 Lake Speed Sanyo Chevy 138 0 crash 79
29 5 68 Lennie Pond Kings Mountain Truck Plaza Chevy 121 3 crash 81
30 35 95 Ernie Cline Cline Racing Chevy 74 0 crash
31 15 41 Dick Brooks Steve's Corvette, Brooks Honda Chevy 50 0 crash
32 6 77 John Anderson Warren Fabricating Chevy 40 0 crash 67
33 27 79 Junior Miller Miller Roofing Chevy 19 0 overheating 64
34 32 84 Glenn Jarrett Busch Breakthrough Chevy 14 0 valve
35 23 42 Kyle Petty STP Chevy 10 0 engine 58
36 24 05 Bill Elswick Performer Boats Oldsmobile 9 0 crash 55
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Jimmy Ingram
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available