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1980 Busch Nashville 420


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 31
Saturday, July 12, 1980 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a .596 mile paved track (250.3 miles)

Time of race: 2:40:05
Average Speed: 93.821 mph
Pole Speed: 104.817 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 16,700
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 72   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet42014,600running103180
2 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet42010,160running151180
3 227   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet4207,910running147170
4 388   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet4195,750running2165
51043   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet4166,630running17160
6 615   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford4135,075running0150
71740   Sterling Marlin Waylon Jennings   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4134,335running0 
8 890   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4124,185running0142
9143   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4113,315running0138
101867   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4113,055running0134
111270   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet4082,735running0130
122375   John Anderson RahMoc EnterprisesChevrolet4082,225running0127
132053   Slick Johnson Johnson Racing   (J.D. Johnson)Chevrolet407700running0124
141371   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4031,890running0121
152617   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet403600running0118
162752   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet4001,630running0115
172548   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3991,490running0112
182264   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3981,360running0109
192845   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers / McWhirter   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet3781,230running0106
202179   Junior Miller Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)Chevrolet3381,115running0103
212409   Cecil Gordon Oswald Racing   (Nelson Oswald)Buick335450running0100
22 544   Terry Labonte Apache Classic Stove   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet330690rear end097
233074   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick328430running094
241937   Don Sprouse Rogers Auto Leasing   (Bob Rogers)Chevrolet296520a frame091
251519   Steve Spencer Central AMC-Jeep   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet242660head gasket0 
261625   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet193650ball joint085
271112   Donnie Allison Ramey's Chevy City   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet186395engine082
28 97   Ricky Rudd Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet164640engine079
29 447   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet59635engine076
302977   Dick May Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4380brakes073

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough1150150
  Benny Parsons1511533
  Darrell Waltrip1541552
  Benny Parsons15624792
  Dale Earnhardt24827831
  Richard Petty27929517
  Benny Parsons29634348
  Dale Earnhardt34438542
  Cale Yarborough3863861
  Benny Parsons3873904
  Dale Earnhardt39142030

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2737    
2   Richard Petty 2689   -48  
3   Cale Yarborough 2577   -160  
4   Benny Parsons 2519   -218  
5   Bobby Allison 2504   -233  
6   Darrell Waltrip 2484   -253  
7   Jody Ridley 2346   -391  
8   Richard Childress 2192   -545  
9   Harry Gant 2131   -606  
10   Dave Marcis 2085   -652  
11   Terry Labonte 2082   -655  
12   James Hylton 1990   -747  
13   Buddy Arrington 1956   -781  
14   Ronnie Thomas 1870   -867  
15   J.D. McDuffie 1746   -991  
16   Jimmy Means 1672   -1065  
17   Cecil Gordon 1591   -1146  
18   Tommy Gale 1585   -1152  
19   Dick Brooks 1564   -1173  
20   Roger Hamby 1418   -1319