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1980 Valleydale Southeastern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 6 of 31
Sunday, March 30, 1980 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:44:53
Average Speed: 96.977 mph
Pole Speed: 111.688 mph
Cautions: 3 for 14 laps
Margin of Victory: 8.7 sec
Attendance: 24,000
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 42   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet50020,625running208185
2 288   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet50013,100running31175
3 815   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford5009,400running0165
4 527   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet4996,835running65165
5 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4987,100running187160
61072   Joe Millikan DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet4965,550running0150
7 347   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet4945,410running8151
8 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet4926,400running1147
91371   Dave Marcis Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4914,460running0138
10 644   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4904,045running0134
111190   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4833,950running0130
121725   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet4783,090running0127
132870   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet4772,850running0124
142148   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4752,645running0121
151295   Tommy Houston Carpenter Designs   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet4751,160running0118
161640   Dick May Midwestern Farm Lines   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4742,350running0115
171464   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4692,105running0112
182017   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4661,460running0109
193275   Bill Elswick RahMoc EnterprisesChevrolet465920running0106
202219   John Utsman Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet4641,340running0103
212467   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4601,315running0100
223124   Cecil Gordon Sadler Motors / Smith Used Cars   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile454845running097
232345   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet446580running094
241852   Jimmy Means Mr. Transmission   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet414815ignition091
252629   Junior Miller Thompson Industries   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet387550engine088
261553   Slick Johnson Johnson Racing   (J.D. Johnson)Chevrolet385540oil pump085
27257   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet336780running082
282779   Travis Tiller Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)Dodge323770oil pressure079
29193   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile319760transmission076
303076   Mike Potter Wilson Properties   (Mike Potter)Chevrolet235500overheating073
312974   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet172500oil pump070
32 912   Buck Simmons Ramey's Chevy City   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet168500clutch067

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
15151  
52543   #90,79 spun turn 1 
5512470  
1251295   #75 spun turn 1 
13020374  
2042096   #75,7 spun turn 4 
210500291  
  Percent of race run under caution: 2.8%             Average green flag run: 121.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip12525
  Cale Yarborough265227
  Richard Petty53531
  Cale Yarborough54541
  Darrell Waltrip55551
  Cale Yarborough5612570
  Harry Gant1261338
  Dale Earnhardt13420471
  Darrell Waltrip2052062
  Benny Parsons20727165
  Cale Yarborough27235887
  Darrell Waltrip3593613
  Dale Earnhardt3623632
  Cale Yarborough3643652
  Dale Earnhardt366500135

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1025    
2   Bobby Allison 940   -85  
3   Darrell Waltrip 837   -188  
4   Richard Petty 824   -201  
5   Dave Marcis 820   -205  
6   Cale Yarborough 795   -230  
7   Terry Labonte 778   -247  
8   Jody Ridley 714   -311  
9   Harry Gant 704   -321  
10   Richard Childress 692   -333  
11   J.D. McDuffie 667   -358  
12   James Hylton 652   -373  
13   Ronnie Thomas 649   -376  
14   Benny Parsons 636   -389  
15   Jimmy Means 612   -413  
16   Buddy Arrington 605   -420  
17   Joe Millikan 594   -431  
18   Dick Brooks 580   -445  
19   Tommy Gale 509   -516  
20   Cecil Gordon 494   -531