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1979 Winston Mesa Marin 100


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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 2 of 16
Sunday, May 27, 1979 at Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, CA
100 laps on a .500 mile paved track (50.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:44:22
Average Speed: 67.608 mph
Pole Speed: 89.307 mph
Cautions: 7 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1979 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1979 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 673   Bill Schmitt Western Racing Associates   (Jim Schmitt)Pontiac1001,995running74
2 501   Jimmy Insolo All State Building Supplies   (Gerald Craker)Pontiac1001,705running7
3 210   Tim Williamson Palmer Glass   (Charles Williamson)Oldsmobile100890running3
4 428   Frank Swords Shasta SpeedwayChevrolet100535running0
5 381   John Borneman Borneman Plastering   (Arthur Godfrey)Pontiac100530running0
7102   Richard White Boulevard Automotive   (Mike White)Pontiac100430running0
10 808   Rick McCray Ken McCrayPontiac99425running0
62140   Bill Osborne Brookside WineryChevrolet100425running0
81314   Dick Kranzler Parnelli Jones Enterprises   (Dick Kranzler)Chevrolet100360running0
91132   Ruben Garcia Fred StokeDodge100340running0
11 702   Frank Bigelow  Chevrolet99270running0
122035   Pat Mintey Stick Only   (Pat Mintey)Chevrolet99245running0
131969   Stuart Lyndon  Ford98225running0
142280   Eddie Westwood Used ItemsDodge98215running0
15 978   Jim Robinson San-Val Lumber   (A.J. Kurten)Chevrolet95200brakes0
161792   Chris Monoleos BuckstaffChevrolet90190running0
171657   Robert Tartaglia Don Guy Racing   (Don Guy)Chevrolet78180running0
181877   Gene Thonesen Alta   (Gene Thonesen)Chevrolet76170running0
19124   Chuck Flora Bowers Mfg.   (Richard Bowman)Chevrolet65160steering box0
20 120   Ron Esau Ron EsauPontiac37150ignition16
211490   John Krebs Action Automotive   (John Krebs)Ford12150valve0
221588   Marc Vogel V&W DiversifiedDodge3150oil leak0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ron Esau11616
  Tim Williamson17193
  Bill Schmitt205637
  Jimmy Insolo57637
  Bill Schmitt6410037

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bill Schmitt 120    
2   Jimmy Insolo 96   -24  
3   Tim Williamson 96   -24  
4   Richard White 87   -33  
5   Jim Robinson 78   -42  
6   Jim Thirkettle 49   -71  
7   Frank Swords 47   -73  
8   John Borneman 46   -74  
9   Don Graham 46   -74  
10   Harry Goularte 45   -75  
11   Bill Osborne 45   -75  
12   Don Puskarich 44   -76  
13   Dick Kranzler 43   -77  
14   Ruben Garcia 42   -78  
15   Don Noel 41   -79  
16   Rick McCray 41   -79  
17   Frank Bigelow 40   -80  
18   Pat Mintey 39   -81  
19   Stuart Lyndon 38   -82  
20   Eddie Westwood 37   -83