OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NORTHWESTERN BANK 400

Bobby Allison won the 1979 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Northwestern Bank 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $80,375

RACE

  • NUMBER: 6
  • NAME: Northwestern Bank 400
  • DATE: 03-25-1979
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 32

WINNER

  • NAME: Bobby Allison
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 88.400
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 20
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Hodgdon / Moore 180 175 5 400 51 Running 13,750
2 7 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 180 170 10 400 211 Running 8,300
3 1 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Griffin Marine 170 165 5 400 34 Running 8,600
4 5 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 165 160 5 400 9 Running 4,275
5 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 155 155 0 399 0 Running 4,575
6 14 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 155 150 5 399 2 Running 2,785
7 10 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet CRC Chemicals 151 146 5 397 11 Running 2,305
8 11 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Spectra 147 142 5 397 2 Running 3,675
9 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 143 138 5 397 70 Running 4,925
10 6 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet Appliance Wheels 139 134 5 397 8 Running 3,575
11 12 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 135 130 5 396 1 Running 3,250
12 8 02 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 132 127 5 396 1 Running 775
13 17 05 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile Bearfinder 124 124 0 395 0 Running 750
14 9 90 Ricky Rudd Ford Truxmore 121 121 0 392 0 Running 1,945
15 30 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Stratagraph 118 118 0 391 0 Running 1,800
16 15 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 115 115 0 390 0 Running 1,765
17 21 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 112 112 0 386 0 Running 1,630
18 16 40 DK Ulrich Buick Midwestern Farm Lines 109 109 0 384 0 Running 1,495
19 18 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Lowe's Stores 106 106 0 382 0 Running 1,360
20 19 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 103 103 0 372 0 Running 1,225
21 24 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 100 100 0 365 0 Running 1,050
22 23 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile Gordon-Barnicle 97 97 0 361 0 Running 925
23 25 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 94 94 0 359 0 Running 705
24 27 87 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Don Satterfield 91 91 0 211 0 Crash 435
25 13 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 88 88 0 168 0 Rear end 725
26 26 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Bolton Auto Parts 85 85 0 142 0 Crash 415
27 28 7 Earl Brooks Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 82 82 0 79 0 Rear end 405
28 20 25 Ronnie Thomas Buick 1st National City Travelers Checks 79 79 0 40 0 Crash 1,945
29 29 99 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 76 76 0 32 0 Rear end 385
30 22 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Mr. Transmission 73 73 0 14 0 Engine 625