OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 500

Buddy Baker won the 1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.525 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $106,050

RACE

  • NUMBER: 26
  • NAME: Old Dominion 500
  • DATE: 09-23-1979
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 263
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 10 / 54

WINNER

  • NAME: Buddy Baker
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 75.119
  • START POSITION: 7th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 7 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet W.I.N. 185 500 209 Running 19,900
2 6 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 170 500 0 Running 12,550
3 3 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 170 499 74 Running 9,650
4 8 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 165 495 30 Running 6,950
5 19 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 155 494 0 Running 3,150
6 10 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 150 491 0 Running 4,700
7 12 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 146 491 0 Running 3,950
8 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 147 489 3 Running 5,450
9 13 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 138 483 0 Rear end 3,080
10 16 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet LaFayette 134 479 0 Running 2,970
11 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 135 471 184 Running 7,800
12 11 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 127 465 0 Running 1,000
13 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet CRC Chemicals 124 455 0 Running 2,300
14 30 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 121 453 0 Running 2,140
15 15 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Nelson Malloch 118 450 0 Running 800
16 26 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 115 413 0 Running 1,930
17 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 112 386 0 Rear end 1,795
18 2 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 109 384 0 Engine 950
19 27 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn 106 362 0 Rear end 1,635
20 24 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 103 352 0 Running 2,450
21 17 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 100 347 0 Engine 1,140
22 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97 282 0 Engine 1,130
23 20 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 94 262 0 Engine 870
24 28 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Cecil Gordon 91 250 0 Engine 860
25 23 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 88 258 0 Engine 850
26 25 95 Dave Dion Chevrolet Miller Roofing 85 148 0 Rear end 590
27 9 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 82 89 0 Engine 830
28 14 12 Butch Lindley Chevrolet Kencoal Mining 79 82 0 Overheating 570
29 5 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 76 67 0 Crash 3,510
30 29 99 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 73 39 0 Quit 550