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1979 Winston Sears Point 100


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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 10 of 16
Sunday, August 12, 1979 at Sears Point International Raceway, Sonoma, CA
59 laps on a 1.700 mile road course (100.3 miles)

Time of race: 1:16:23
Average Speed: 78.785 mph
Pole Speed: 94.772 mph
Cautions: 3 for 14 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.4 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1979 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 301   Jimmy Insolo Allstate Building Materials   (Gerald Craker)Pontiac593,270running2
2 110   Tim Williamson Palmer Glass   (Charles Williamson)Oldsmobile591,880running42
31021   David Pearson Calestini & CookMercury591,225running5
4 573   Bill Schmitt Western Racing Associates   (Jim Schmitt)Pontiac59900running0
5 612   Bobby Allison Calestini & CookFord58750running0
6282   Richard White Boulevard Automotive   (Mike White)Pontiac57750running0
7 281   Bob Bondurant  Pontiac56600running0
82152   Billy Clarkson  Chevrolet56550running0
92557   Robert Tartaglia Guy Racing   (Don Guy)Chevrolet56500running0
101928   Frank Swords National Telephone Eng.Chevrolet55450running0
112492   Chris Monoleos Buckstaff   (Chris Monoleos)Chevrolet55415running0
12236   Dick Whalen Dick WhalenChevrolet55400running0
13 411   Roy Smith Robert BeadlePontiac53390transmission10
142291   John Krebs Aircraft Standards   (John Krebs)Buick53380suspension0
151620   Ron Esau Ron EsauPontiac51370running0
162677   Gene Thonesen Taff   (Gene Thonesen)Chevrolet45360running0
171374   Hal Callentine Cal-FourOldsmobile43350engine0
18120   Steve Pfeifer CARI Machines   (Michael McCluney)Chevrolet43340crash0
19 978   Jim Robinson San-Val Lumber   (A.J. Kurten)Chevrolet42330running0
201432   Ruben Garcia Midland Motor Homes   (Fred Stoke)Dodge39300transmission0
21 808   Rick McCray Ken McCrayBuick31290suspension0
221184   Jim Hopkinson Bill's Custom MachineOldsmobile22280running0
23 744   Gary Johnson Armstrong A-1 ElectricPontiac16270crash0
241527   Jim Bown Rose Auto WreckingPlymouth16250crash0
252796   Sharon Bishop Chehalis Auto Electric   (Bruce Bishop)Pontiac8240engine0
262003   Ron McGee Fluro-Cote   (Ron McGee)Chevrolet5235engine0
271888   Marc Vogel V&W DiversifiedDodge3230oil pressure0
281735   Pat Mintey Don's Machine Shop   (Pat Mintey)Chevrolet1270engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11144  
15162  
17204  
214525  
46505  
51599  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.0%             Average green flag run: 11.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Williamson11111
  Roy Smith122110
  Tim Williamson224625
  David Pearson47515
  Tim Williamson52576
  Jimmy Insolo58592

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Schmitt 484    
2   Tim Williamson 474   -10  
3   Jimmy Insolo 450   -34  
4   Richard White 443   -41  
5   Jim Robinson 407   -77  
6   Rick McCray 365   -119  
7   Robert Tartaglia 348   -136  
8   Pat Mintey 308   -176  
9   Sharon Bishop 231   -253  
10   Roy Smith 177   -307  
11   Frank Bigelow 170   -314  
12   Chuck Flora 157   -327  
13   Neal Newberry 151   -333  
14   Jackie Kuper 146   -338  
15   Marc Vogel 137   -347  
16   Frank Swords 134   -350  
17   John Borneman 129   -355  
18   Dick Kranzler 125   -359  
19   Chris Monoleos 113   -371  
20   Rick O'Dell 111   -373