OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WORLD 600

Darrell Waltrip won the 1979 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $321,780

RACE

  • NUMBER: 13
  • NAME: World 600
  • DATE: 05-27-1979
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 600
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 9 / 48

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 136.674
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 54
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185 175 10 400 173 Running 55,400
2 2 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 175 170 5 400 29 Running 35,650
3 15 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 170 165 5 400 122 Running 27,100
4 5 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 160 160 0 398 0 Running 18,225
5 4 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Griffin Marine 155 155 0 398 0 Running 13,570
6 10 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury Truxmore 150 150 0 397 0 Running 14,845
7 14 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 146 146 0 397 0 Running 11,580
8 20 7 Al Holbert Chevrolet Holbert Porsche 142 142 0 396 0 Running 8,315
9 30 12 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Kencoal Mining 143 138 5 394 12 Running 6,815
10 23 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile CRC Chemicals 134 134 0 393 0 Running 9,445
11 27 41 Grant Adcox Oldsmobile Adcox-Kirby 130 130 0 391 0 Running 6,090
12 33 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 127 127 0 391 0 Running 7,535
13 31 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 124 124 0 389 0 Running 6,865
14 29 0 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Avanti CB 121 121 0 379 0 Running 5,490
15 19 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Blackie Wangerin 118 118 0 375 0 Running 4,290
16 22 30 Tighe Scott Buick Russ Togs 115 115 0 372 0 Tie rod 5,705
17 40 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 112 112 0 366 0 Running 5,095
18 37 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet U.S. Army 109 109 0 353 0 Running 4,785
19 35 89 Jim Vandiver Oldsmobile O.L. Nixon 106 106 0 348 0 Axle 3,340
20 34 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 103 103 0 340 0 Clutch 4,425
21 39 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 100 100 0 336 0 Running 3,715
22 7 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 102 97 5 331 2 Running 6,440
23 17 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 94 94 0 320 0 Clutch 2,615
24 38 50 Bruce Hill Buick Global Heat Exchanger 91 91 0 306 0 Engine 2,390
25 1 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 93 88 5 252 27 Valve 18,790
26 13 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 85 85 0 250 0 Crank 2,440
27 11 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 87 82 5 212 12 Valve 5,380
28 36 19 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 79 79 0 191 0 Engine 2,530
29 21 49 Glenn Jarrett Chevrolet Natural Light 76 76 0 166 0 Axle 1,630
30 12 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 73 73 0 142 0 Axle 1,610
31 18 4 Bobby Fisher Buick Pabst Blue Ribbon 70 70 0 136 0 Crash 1,465
32 25 17 Skip Manning Chevrolet Kings Inn 67 67 0 129 0 Rear end 2,325
33 26 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 69 64 5 128 1 Valve 1,890
34 16 6 Connie Saylor Oldsmobile Lady & Son Auction 61 61 0 114 0 Crash 1,465
35 28 46 Travis Tiller Dodge Ring Enterprises 58 58 0 91 0 Engine 1,315
36 8 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Spectra 60 55 5 88 13 Engine 5,040
37 6 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 57 52 5 88 9 Engine 1,315
38 9 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 49 49 0 36 0 Engine 1,290
39 24 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 46 46 0 10 0 Crash 1,190
40 32 68 Chuck Bown Buick Kings Mountain Truck Plaza 43 43 0 0 0 Engine 1,215
41 41 57 Ron Hutcherson Ford McClure Motors 40 40 0 0 0 Rear end 1,165