OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SUN-DROP MUSIC CITY USA 420

Cale Yarborough won the 1979 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Sun-Drop Music City USA 420 at Nashville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Nashville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Nashville
  • LENGTH: 0.596 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $70,100

RACE

  • NUMBER: 11
  • NAME: Sun-Drop Music City USA 420
  • DATE: 05-12-1979
  • LAPS / MILES: 420 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 27

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 88.652
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 180 175 5 420 83 Running 12,275
2 5 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 180 170 10 420 164 Running 8,150
3 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 165 165 0 419 0 Running 6,450
4 7 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 160 160 0 419 0 Running 5,350
5 9 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 160 155 5 418 111 Running 3,080
6 21 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet CRC Chemicals 150 150 0 418 0 Running 2,450
7 8 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 146 146 0 417 0 Running 1,830
8 2 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Spectra 142 142 0 412 0 Running 3,910
9 10 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 138 138 0 411 0 Running 1,875
10 12 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 134 134 0 410 0 Running 1,850
11 16 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 130 130 0 408 0 Running 1,685
12 15 19 Steve Spencer Buick Belden Asphalt 127 127 0 405 0 Running 1,595
13 19 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 124 124 0 396 0 Running 1,415
14 26 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Bobby Wawak 121 121 0 390 0 Running 525
15 18 40 Al Elmore Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 118 118 0 389 0 Running 1,265
16 13 24 DK Ulrich Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 115 115 0 383 0 Running 1,135
17 25 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 112 112 0 378 0 Running 2,020
18 28 69 Mike Kempton Chevrolet Pro Shoppe 109 109 0 364 0 Running 455
19 22 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 106 106 0 356 0 Clutch 890
20 17 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 103 103 0 355 0 Engine 675
21 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 105 100 5 335 31 Running 3,115
22 14 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 97 97 0 324 0 Running 655
23 1 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 99 94 5 124 31 Engine 5,345
24 24 34 Darrell Basham Mercury Marine Welding 91 91 0 101 0 Rear end 385
25 27 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Nelson Oswald 88 88 0 95 0 Ignition 375
26 23 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 85 85 0 63 0 Engine 620
27 20 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Bearfinder 82 82 0 36 0 Transmission 365
28 11 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 79 79 0 18 0 Engine 360