1980 TranSouth 200 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship.jpg
Held on April 12, 1980 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
147 L, 200.802 M, 323.106 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 21 David Pearson J.W. Hunt Produce Pontiac 147 Running
2 4 Dave Marcis Buck Stove Pontiac 147 Running
3 72 Neil Bonnett Grog Pond Pontiac 147 Running
4 98 Jody Ridley Cumberland Mills Pontiac 147 Running
5 94 Jack Ingram Carolina Tool Ford 147 Running
6 7 Morgan Shepherd Hot Rod Barns Pontiac 146 Running
7 54 Joe Thurman Blaninship Racing Pontiac 145 Running
8 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Pontiac 142 Running
9 2 Connie Saylor Mitca Racing Pontiac 141 Running
10 3 Mike Porter Construction Trucking Pontiac 138 Running
11 41 John McFadden Setzer Well Pontiac 137 Running
12 51 Howard Boone Aiken Transmission Pontiac 137 Running
13 67 Bosco Lowe Moto Mirror Chevrolet Nova 132 Running
14 14 Benny Kerley Maxie Vending Chevrolet Nova 120 Accident
15 6 Ernie Cline Hair Fashion Chevrolet Nova 115 Oil Line
16 24 Glenn Jarrett Busch Ford Granada 112 Running
17 71 Gene Glover Glover Racing Chevrolet Nova 93 Overheating
18 27 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Chevrolet Chevelle 27 Engine
19 55 John Reynolds York Air Conditioning Pontiac 25 Oil Pressure
20 12 Bobby Allison Summit Transport AMC Concord 15 Accident
21 23 Bill Scott Buck's Party Shop Pontiac 5 0 Engine
22 22 Tom Raley Kidd Oil Pontiac 1 0 Accident
23 17 Lynn Fowler Fowler Racing Pontiac 0 0 Accident
24 62 Rick Wilson Florida Equipment Pontiac 0 0 Axle
25 32 Gary Potter Potter Racing Chevrolet Nova 0 0 Accident
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 1:44:31
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 115.275 mph mph
Cautions: 6 for ?? laps - Lap 3-14 (Fowler,Porter Accident, Turn 3) Lap 17-20 (Allison Accident Frontstretch), Lap 29-35 (Childress blew engine), Lap 60-63 (Ridley spin frontstretch), Lap 97-100 (Thurman, Shepherd, spin Turn 3), Lap 133-136 (Kerley spin, frontstretch)
Lead Changes: 16 among 6 drivers - Pearson 1-31, Ridley 32, Thurman 33, Porter 34-36, Pearson 37-39, Marcis 40-51, Bonnett 52-60, Thurman 61-62, Bonnett 63-88, Pearson 89-93, Bonnett 94-97, Ridley 98, Pearson 99-116, Bonnett 117-123, Pearson 124-133, Marcis 134-146, Pearson 147.