OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NATIONAL 500

Dale Earnhardt won the 1980 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES National 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $286,710

RACE

  • NUMBER: 28
  • NAME: National 500
  • DATE: 10-05-1980
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 44

WINNER

  • NAME: Dale Earnhardt
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 135.243
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 43
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Mike Curb / Hodgdon 185 175 10 334 148 Running 49,050
2 3 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Busch 175 170 5 334 47 Running 30,200
3 1 28 Buddy Baker Buick NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks 170 165 5 334 48 Running 21,850
4 2 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet LYF-TMY Building Supply 165 160 5 334 1 Running 15,350
5 11 12 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Ramey's Chevy City 155 155 0 333 0 Running 8,400
6 16 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Melling Timing Components 150 150 0 332 0 Running 6,300
7 23 7 Lake Speed Chevrolet Sanyo 146 146 0 330 0 Running 21,225
8 22 90 Jody Ridley Mercury Truxmore / Sunny King 142 142 0 329 0 Running 7,625
9 36 42 Kyle Petty Chevrolet STP 138 138 0 328 0 Running 4,310
10 39 41 Dick Brooks Chevrolet Billy Matthews 134 134 0 328 0 Running 4,210
11 27 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet CRC Chemicals 135 130 5 328 1 Running 13,805
12 21 40 Tim Richmond Chevrolet UNO / Apache Stove 127 127 0 327 0 Running 6,095
13 34 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 124 124 0 326 0 Running 5,885
14 25 16 Rusty Wallace Chevrolet Norton / CAM2 / Gould 121 121 0 325 0 Running 8,610
15 37 77 Kenny Hemphill Chevrolet Warren Fabricating 118 118 0 325 0 Running 3,360
16 6 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet Race Hill Farm 115 115 0 324 0 Running 5,905
17 15 82 Dick May Dodge Dick Brooks Honda 112 112 0 323 0 Running 3,700
18 5 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 114 109 5 322 29 Engine 8,050
19 24 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission 106 106 0 318 0 Running 4,995
20 41 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 103 103 0 318 0 Running 4,735
21 32 19 James Hylton Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 100 100 0 312 0 Running 3,425
22 20 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97 97 0 307 0 Running 2,915
23 38 4 Connie Saylor Chevrolet Mitco 94 94 0 301 0 Running 1,400
24 33 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile South Hill Texaco 91 91 0 292 0 Running 2,400
25 14 02 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Halpern Enterprises 88 88 0 271 0 Engine 1,750
26 29 79 Junior Miller Chevrolet Miller Roofing 85 85 0 259 0 Running 2,315
27 19 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 87 82 5 252 1 Engine 7,375
28 35 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 79 79 0 195 0 Valve 1,730
29 7 15 Bobby Allison Mercury Mike Curb / Hodgdon 81 76 5 190 35 Ball joint 6,075
30 8 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 78 73 5 183 10 Crash 2,100
31 10 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Apache Stove 75 70 5 183 11 Crash 5,975
32 30 6 Marty Robbins Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 67 67 0 171 0 Crash 1,000
33 9 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet Melling Tool 69 64 5 168 3 Crash 6,185
34 26 68 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Kings Mountain Truck Plaza 61 61 0 168 0 Steering 970
35 18 75 John Anderson Chevrolet RahMoc Enterprises 58 58 0 149 0 Steering 955
36 28 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Buck Stove 55 55 0 138 0 Crash 940
37 12 62 Rick Wilson Chevrolet Florida Equipment & Service 52 52 0 67 0 Engine 1,425
38 17 1 David Pearson Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 49 49 0 66 0 Ignition 910
39 13 96 Mike Miller Ford Dairyland Transportation 46 46 0 53 0 Head gasket 1,405
40 40 53 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Johnson Racing 43 43 0 42 0 Cam 900
41 31 05 Jim Sauter Chevrolet Prototype Engines / Buck Stove 40 40 0 33 0 Engine 900