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1979 Daytona 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 31
Sunday, February 18, 1979 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:22
Average Speed: 143.977 mph
Pole Speed: 196.049 mph
Cautions: 7 for 57 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 120,000
Lead changes: 36

Glossary    1979 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1979 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
2   Dale Earnhardt   Rod OsterlundBuick   Jake Elder
30   Tighe Scott   Walter BallardBuick   Harry Hyde
44   Terry Labonte   Billy HaganBuick   Darrell Bryant
67   Buddy Arrington   Buddy ArringtonDodge   Joey Arrington
15   Bobby Allison   Bud MooreFord   Bud Moore
1   Donnie Allison   Hoss EllingtonOldsmobile   Sheldon Pittman
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
28   Buddy Baker   Harry RanierOldsmobile   Herb Nab
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesOldsmobile   Dale Inman
47   Geoffrey Bodine   Jack BeebeOldsmobile   Bob Johnson
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardOldsmobile   Buddy Parrott
89   Jim Vandiver   O.L. NixonOldsmobile   Tom Vandiver

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