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1980 Gabriel 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 16 of 31
Sunday, June 15, 1980 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:05
Average Speed: 131.808 mph
Pole Speed: 163.662 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 50,000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 127   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet20024,800running75185
2 211   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20016,300running37175
31128   Buddy Baker NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet2009,300running30170
4 421   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury2006,325running0160
5 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet19913,075running0155
61390   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1997,175running0150
71042   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet1993,100running0146
81415   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford1997,250running0142
9 79   Bill Elliott Jackson Special   (George Elliott)Mercury1982,600running0138
102730   Tighe Scott Russ Togs   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet1982,800running0134
11 944   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1975,115running0130
12 32   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet1977,825running55132
132519   John Anderson Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1964,595running0124
14183   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1964,385running0121
152170   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet1954,025running0118
163485   Wayne Watercutter Ward Racing EnterprisesOldsmobile1951,600running0115
172066   Lake Speed Speed Racing   (Lake Speed)Chevrolet1941,350running0112
183276   Mike Potter Kingsport Speedway   (Mike Potter)Chevrolet1941,300running0109
192440   Tommy Gale Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1943,405running0106
203324   Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile1913,195running0103
213017   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1911,150running0100
221952   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet1882,835running097
233767   Buddy Arrington Hills Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge1812,605oil line094
243148   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1792,420running091
25151   David Pearson Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1731,005engine393
26 688   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet1655,655engine085
273545   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Oldsmobile1652,005engine082
281747   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet1461,945engine079
292674   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick146810engine076
302925   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet1321,845running073
31 502   Chuck Bown Halpern Enterprises   (Joel Halpern)Oldsmobile130750crash070
322222   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet111740engine067
33167   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet1081,790engine064
342879   Junior Miller Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)Chevrolet881,220rear end061
352371   Dave Marcis Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet691,210engine058
361212   Donnie Allison Kencoal Mining   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet55700oil pump0 
373669   Henry Jones Pro Shoppe   (Mike Kempton)Oldsmobile10700oil pump0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Benny Parsons199
  Cale Yarborough10112
  Benny Parsons12132
  Cale Yarborough14163
  Benny Parsons173519
  Dale Earnhardt365217
  David Pearson53531
  Dale Earnhardt547421
  David Pearson75751
  Dale Earnhardt76805
  Benny Parsons81811
  Cale Yarborough82854
  Buddy Baker86872
  Benny Parsons88914
  Dale Earnhardt92954
  Buddy Baker9610611
  Benny Parsons1071159
  Buddy Baker11612914
  Cale Yarborough1301301
  Buddy Baker1311333
  David Pearson1341341
  Dale Earnhardt1351395
  Cale Yarborough14016627
  Benny Parsons1671693
  Dale Earnhardt1701723
  Benny Parsons17320028

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2387    
2   Richard Petty 2374   -13  
3   Cale Yarborough 2349   -38  
4   Darrell Waltrip 2244   -143  
5   Benny Parsons 2194   -193  
6   Bobby Allison 2169   -218  
7   Jody Ridley 2058   -329  
8   Harry Gant 1940   -447  
9   Terry Labonte 1918   -469  
10   Richard Childress 1912   -475  
11   Dave Marcis 1900   -487  
12   James Hylton 1787   -600  
13   Buddy Arrington 1688   -699  
14   Ronnie Thomas 1673   -714  
15   Dick Brooks 1564   -823  
16   J.D. McDuffie 1522   -865  
17   Jimmy Means 1472   -915  
18   Cecil Gordon 1415   -972  
19   Tommy Gale 1397   -990  
20   Neil Bonnett 1322   -1065