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1979 American 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 31
Sunday, October 21, 1979 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.4 miles)

Time of race: 4:37:04
Average Speed: 108.356 mph
Pole Speed: 141.315 mph
Cautions: 12 for 82 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.17 sec
Attendance: 45,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    1979 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1979 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   not available