OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

TALLADEGA 500

Neil Bonnett won the 1980 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Talladega 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $221,700

RACE

  • NUMBER: 20
  • NAME: Talladega 500
  • DATE: 08-03-1980
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 25

WINNER

  • NAME: Neil Bonnett
  • CAR MAKE: Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 166.894
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 36
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury Purolator 180 175 5 188 53 Running 35,675
2 3 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile Busch 175 170 5 188 25 Running 20,625
3 16 2 Dale Earnhardt Oldsmobile Mike Curb / Hodgdon 170 165 5 188 3 Running 16,975
4 8 27 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile Melling Tool 160 160 0 188 0 Running 12,125
5 15 47 Harry Gant Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 160 155 5 188 1 Running 9,550
6 18 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile CRC Chemicals 150 150 0 185 0 Running 8,280
7 19 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 146 146 0 184 0 Running 4,215
8 22 66 Lake Speed Chevrolet Winn-Dixie 142 142 0 181 0 Running 4,165
9 39 42 Kyle Petty Chevrolet STP 138 138 0 181 0 Running 3,315
10 33 19 Dick May Buick Belden Asphalt 134 134 0 176 0 Running 5,810
11 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Oldsmobile Gatorade 135 130 5 174 29 Engine 8,815
12 38 40 Harry Dinwiddie Buick Colonial Bread 127 127 0 173 0 Running 5,250
13 37 6 Marty Robbins Dodge Robbins Racing 124 124 0 173 0 Running 2,765
14 30 48 James Hylton Oldsmobile Palatine Automotive Parts 121 121 0 171 0 Running 4,940
15 26 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Thompson Industries 118 118 0 169 0 Running 4,770
16 23 87 Billie Harvey Oldsmobile Del Ray Marine Supply 115 115 0 165 0 Crash 2,615
17 10 1 David Pearson Oldsmobile Hawaiian Tropic 117 112 5 155 3 Clutch 2,515
18 5 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile STP 114 109 5 154 5 Engine 8,915
19 35 53 Slick Johnson Chevrolet Johnson Racing 106 106 0 154 0 Running 2,315
20 28 7 Ricky Rudd Oldsmobile Sanyo 103 103 0 150 0 Running 4,185
21 36 25 Ronnie Thomas Oldsmobile Stone's Cafeteria 100 100 0 146 0 Clutch 3,750
22 24 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Kings Inn Daytona 97 97 0 141 0 Running 1,965
23 29 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile South Hill Texaco 94 94 0 131 0 Running 3,440
24 34 74 Bobby Wawak Buick Wawak Racing 91 91 0 122 0 Running 1,865
25 27 70 JD McDuffie Buick Bailey Excavating 88 88 0 120 0 Engine 3,255
26 9 12 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile Ramey's Chevy City 90 85 5 113 11 Engine 2,615
27 41 45 Baxter Price Oldsmobile Iron Peddlers 82 82 0 103 0 Running 2,815
28 6 68 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile Kings Mountain Truck Plaza 84 79 5 95 1 Engine 1,665
29 32 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 76 76 0 92 0 Engine 2,655
30 13 90 Jody Ridley Mercury Truxmore / Sunny King 78 73 5 83 1 Engine 3,695
31 12 44 Terry Labonte Oldsmobile Apache Classic Stove 70 70 0 68 0 Overheating 2,410
32 1 28 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks 77 67 10 60 56 Engine 6,725
33 14 79 Frank Warren Dodge Warren Racing 64 64 0 59 0 Transmission 1,800
34 4 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Russ Togs 61 61 0 50 0 Engine 1,375
35 11 15 Bobby Allison Mercury Mike Curb / Hodgdon 58 58 0 44 0 Engine 5,700
36 20 62 Rick Wilson Oldsmobile Florida Equipment & Service 55 55 0 41 0 Transmission 1,225
37 25 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Marlin Racing 52 52 0 41 0 Crank 1,200
38 40 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 49 49 0 33 0 Engine 1,675
39 17 71 Dave Marcis Oldsmobile Buck Stove 46 46 0 32 0 Engine 1,650
40 21 73 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Barnes Freight Lines 43 43 0 17 0 Engine 1,350
41 31 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Global Heat Exchanger 40 40 0 12 0 Engine 1,050