1979 National Championship 300 ASA National Tour.jpg
Held on July 29, 1979 at I-70 Speedway in Odessa, MO
300 L, 162 M, 260.7 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 88 Mike Eddy Moenning Bros Camaro 300 49 running
2 2 Mark Martin Howe Enterprises Camaro 300 127 running
3 66 Rusty Wallace Kirn Racing Engines Camaro 299 0 running
4 17 Randy Sweet Obie-Baker Camaro 295 31 running
5 24 Mike Opperman Quality Metal Camaro 283 0 running
6 75 Fred Whisler J & J Marking Camaro 282 0 running
7 118 Ken Tadolini Balzano Camaro 281 0 running
8 24 Dave Jensen Camaro 269 0 running
9 99 Dick Trickle Prototype Racing Engines Camaro 259 0 header
10 72 Don Ely Kingman Auto Salvage Mustang 254 0 running
11 18 Terry Ward Balzano Javelin 252 0 running
12 7 Don Gregory JEGS Cutlass 247 0 broken rod
13 96 Wayne Smith Chevelle 246 0 running
14 11 Don Cooper, Jr. Firebird 230 0 running
15 77 Roger Arnhart Vee Village Nova 228 0 running
16 37 Craig Spetman Major Auto Firebird 180 0 running
17 00 L.J. Lines Camaro 162 0 rear end
18 96 Harold Scott Camaro 154 0 oil leak
19 99 Ray Young Jan's Truck Stop Camaro 150 33 running
20 84 Bob Senneker Baker Engineering Camaro 137 34 oil pressure
21 12 Bob Sensiba Mike's Engines Camaro 119 0 valve spring
22 98 John Knaus Patterson Gear Century 111 0 fatigue
23 10 Doug Klein Camaro 108 0 overheating
24 80 James Cox Littrell's Auto Parts Firebird 103 0 fatigue
25 24 Dave Roahrig Hop Cap Camaro 85 0 brakes
26 9 Vester Cates L. Miller Construction Camaro 48 0 handling
27 53 Terry Bivins Walter's Auto Body Camaro 47 26 oil line
28 40 Jerry Singer Metro Truck Stop Mustang 46 0 vibration
29 39 John Martin Martin Automotive Camaro 41 0 cockpit heat
30 88 Bob Strait Bee Line Towing Camaro 25 0 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Don Nussbaum, Tom Anderson, Robin Schildnecht, Bobby Russ Wood, Lonnie Breedlove
Time of Race: 1h:51:36
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 80.639 mph
Cautions: 3 for 28 laps - (24-34 [crash, turn one]; 123-230 [oil clean-up]; 211-220 [#77 - spin]).
Lead Changes: 8 among 6 drivers - Terry Bivins (1-26); Randy Sweet (27-57); Bob Senneker (58-91); Ray Young (92-124); Mike Eddy (125-126); Mark Martin (127-212); Eddy (213-234); Martin (235-275); Eddy (276-300).