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Richard Petty

1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Results


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Glossary

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Race Site Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points Rank
1Riverside35 63243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet14/1194,600engine06732
2Daytona4113143STP / Southern Pride Car Wash Systems   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile200/20073,900running121804
3Rockingham35 73243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet9/4924,460crash06713
4Richmond30 7543STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet399/4004,800running015510
5Atlanta40111143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile324/3286,025running01309
6North Wilkesboro30 7243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet400/4008,300running2111808
7Bristol3013443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile498/5005,850running01608
8Darlington36 6243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet367/36716,100running891756
9Martinsville30 2143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet500/50023,400running2471854
10Talladega39 7443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile185/18813,100running01603
11Nashville28 5243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet420/4208,150running1641803
12Dover31153043STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile2/5004,250crash0734
13Charlotte41 2243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet400/40035,650running281754
14College Station34 9643STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet195/2008,700running01504
15Riverside35 5343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet95/9510,350running01654
16Michigan3610543STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet200/2008,325running231604
17Daytona4111543STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile158/1609,480running21603
18Nashville30 6543STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet406/4204,280running01553
19Pocono3910243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet200/20015,465running171752
20Talladega4113443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Oldsmobile186/18811,475running41652
21Michigan36 5143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet200/20021,100running91802
22Bristol30 1243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet500/50010,100running771752
23Darlington40 4943STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet361/3677,800running01382
24Richmond26 7643STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet398/4006,300running01502
25Dover36 4143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet500/50021,650running1101802
26Martinsville30 6243STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet500/50012,550running01702
27Charlotte40 9443STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet332/33415,375running111652
28North Wilkesboro2911343STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet399/4006,500running01652
29Rockingham37 7143STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet492/49220,960running1391801
30Atlanta4113643STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet327/3288,450running01502
31Ontario37 5543STP   (Petty Enterprises)
Crew Chief:  Dale Inman
Chevrolet200/2009,025running61601
Rank is calculated after each race and may not reflect penalties; drivers tied in points are shown with identical ranks.

 31 starts, 9367 of 10498 laps completed (89.2%), 1149 laps led

 Win:     5 ( 16.1%)     Average start:   7.6     Total Winnings: $416,470
 Top 5:  23 ( 74.2%)     Average finish:  6.4     (excluding bonuses)
 Top 10: 27 ( 87.1%)     DNF: 3