OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

BUSCH NASHVILLE 420

Darrell Waltrip won the 1979 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Busch Nashville 420 at Nashville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Nashville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Nashville
  • LENGTH: 0.596 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $69,205

RACE

  • NUMBER: 18
  • NAME: Busch Nashville 420
  • DATE: 07-14-1979
  • LAPS / MILES: 420 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 19

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 92.227
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185 175 10 420 409 Running 14,000
2 5 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 170 170 0 419 0 Running 8,700
3 3 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 165 165 0 417 0 Running 7,200
4 9 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 160 160 0 417 0 Running 3,650
5 6 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 155 155 0 406 0 Running 4,280
6 19 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 150 150 0 406 0 Running 2,450
7 17 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet CRC Chemicals 146 146 0 405 0 Running 2,180
8 10 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 142 142 0 404 0 Running 1,930
9 21 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Stone's Cafeteria 138 138 0 396 0 Running 2,805
10 20 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 134 134 0 394 0 Running 1,715
11 16 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Cecil Gordon 130 130 0 391 0 Running 1,925
12 18 55 Wayne Watercutter Chevrolet Ward Racing Enterprises 127 127 0 390 0 Running 565
13 26 17 Roger Hamby Oldsmobile Kings Inn 124 124 0 380 0 Running 1,415
14 27 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 121 121 0 374 0 Running 1,285
15 14 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 123 118 5 341 11 Lug bolt 505
16 2 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 115 115 0 340 0 Running 3,935
17 23 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 112 112 0 272 0 Engine 1,120
18 24 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Iron Peddlers 109 109 0 250 0 Crash 1,005
19 7 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Bearfinder 106 106 0 155 0 Oil leak 640
20 11 19 Steve Spencer Chevrolet Performance Racing 103 103 0 151 0 Water pump 675
21 4 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 100 100 0 150 0 Crash 3,115
22 13 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 97 97 0 142 0 Engine 405
23 12 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 94 94 0 114 0 Overheating 645
24 25 98 Ralph Jones Ford Jones Supply 91 91 0 92 0 Oil leak 385
25 8 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 88 88 0 40 0 Engine 625
26 28 69 Henry Jones Chevrolet Pro Shoppe 85 85 0 19 0 Engine 370
27 15 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet J & S Truck Sales 82 82 0 6 0 Engine 365
28 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 79 79 0 5 0 Engine 610
29 30 58 Dick May Chevrolet Don Satterfield 76 76 0 3 0 Engine 355
30 29 10 Jimmy Hindman Ford Jimmy Hindman 73 73 0 2 0 Oil leak 350