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1980 Busch Volunteer 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 31
Saturday, August 23, 1980 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:03:51
Average Speed: 86.973 mph
Pole Speed: 110.99 mph
Cautions: 10 for 57 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 30,000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
262509   Dick May Pokeys of Doylestown   (Nelson Oswald)Buick204490battery085
212761   Bub Strickler Duro-Bond   (Jim Norris)Oldsmobile396550crash0 
23 844   Terry Labonte Apache Stove   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet3431,020crash1999
252419   Steve Spencer Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet204750crash0 
121590   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury4773,410engine0127
14 247   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet4682,665engine5126
172048   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4561,820engine0112
202367   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4021,275engine0103
221752   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet364785engine097
271379   Junior Miller Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet165730engine082
292125   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet17810engine076
1 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50016,550running379185
2 72   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet50011,450running24175
3 488   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet5007,500running55170
4 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet4997,700running10165
5 627   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet4995,450running3160
61115   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford4985,100running5155
71071   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4964,860running0146
81268   Lennie Pond Valleydale Meats   (Jim Testa)Oldsmobile4962,065running0142
9143   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4873,960running0138
10 540   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet4833,490running0134
111970   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet4793,130running0130
131864   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4742,900running0124
151675   John Anderson RahMoc EnterprisesChevrolet468700running0118
162217   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet4651,705running0115
182845   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet4521,635running0109
192624   Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile4031,300running0106
28 97   Ricky Rudd Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet135720strut rod079
242974   Stuart Huffman Bluegrass Express   (Bobby Wawak)Buick340510transmission0 
303084   Bobby Sands Sands Racing   (Bobby Sands)Chevrolet2450transmission073

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough13838
  Harry Gant39435
  Cale Yarborough44201158
  Benny Parsons2022043
  Terry Labonte20521410
  Darrell Waltrip2152151
  Terry Labonte2162161
  Bobby Allison2172215
  Darrell Waltrip22227049
  Richard Petty2712711
  Terry Labonte2722798
  Cale Yarborough28034667
  Richard Petty3473471
  Cale Yarborough34838033
  Richard Petty3813888
  Cale Yarborough3893968
  Dale Earnhardt39742024
  Cale Yarborough42147252
  Darrell Waltrip4734775
  Cale Yarborough47850023

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3310    
2   Cale Yarborough 3287   -23  
3   Richard Petty 3197   -113  
4   Benny Parsons 3094   -216  
5   Darrell Waltrip 3049   -261  
6   Bobby Allison 2934   -376  
7   Jody Ridley 2769   -541  
8   Richard Childress 2700   -610  
9   Harry Gant 2629   -681  
10   Terry Labonte 2536   -774  
11   Dave Marcis 2514   -796  
12   James Hylton 2429   -881  
13   Buddy Arrington 2356   -954  
14   Ronnie Thomas 2216   -1094  
15   Jimmy Means 2129   -1181  
16   J.D. McDuffie 2122   -1188  
17   Cecil Gordon 2006   -1304  
18   Tommy Gale 1988   -1322  
19   Neil Bonnett 1923   -1387  
20   Roger Hamby 1794   -1516