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NASCAR Winston Cup standings for 1979



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  Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings AvSt AvFn RAF Miles LLF Points Diff
101   Roy Smith1000019302,69030.021.01482.500100100
    Claude Ballot-Lena2000025102,08033.029.00463.190  
    Jimmy Hindman100002035029.030.001.190  
36   Grant Adcox600001132515,29018.823.522104.030560560
3   Bobby Allison3151822398851854428,8005.18.62511236.521346334,633
24   Donnie Allison20071014921293144,7709.414.7126464.99325082,508
39   John Anderson401101263111,21016.214.031756.630496496
11   Buddy Arrington31017084522131,83221.716.12210333.42035893,589
110   Joey Arrington1000042065029.026.0042.0008585
56   H.B. Bailey4000073805,83529.024.521174.550255255
15   Buddy Baker2631215761071083342,1474.816.1157420.86732493,249
90   Gary Balough3000021606,01522.328.71540.000116116
83   Geoffrey Bodine3000044364,82020.028.70630.670139139
26   Neil Bonnett2134644213567151,2356.620.386132.47622232,223
99   John Borneman100007901,30517.020.00206.980103103
38   Chuck Bown700201388031,38017.120.342142.670523523
122   Bobby Brack1000070193024.035.00105.0006363
127   Richard Brickhouse1000015087035.039.0022.5004646
22   Dick Brooks27018063071661,98519.019.6137421.88126222,622
    Earl Brooks1000079040528.027.0049.370  
116   Wayne Broome2000012502,14035.029.50317.7807373
66   Bob Burcham2000035606,56531.519.01825.520212212
    Darrell Basham10000101038524.024.0060.190  
105   Hal Callentine2000027904,06527.517.52708.0609494
41   Earle Canavan7000069806,67530.629.711032.430456456
8   Richard Childress3101110910913132,92219.514.72610441.98037353,735
90   Keith Davis200004502,31038.035.00102.630116116
72   Bill Dennis20000387012,64537.021.01776.500200200
74   Dave Dion2000052801,26519.022.51283.660191191
7   Dale Earnhardt271111748340605274,8107.710.7239356.78637493,749
28   Bill Elliott1301503329858,21515.014.3114631.79015481,548
88   Al Elmore1000038901,26518.015.01231.840118118
63   Bill Elswick30000111203,40027.316.32841.690221221
78   Paul Fess2000023204,86025.527.00531.500164164
99   Joe Fields1000037901,38528.020.01205.410103103
65   Jimmy Finger3000015205,02031.030.70398.300213213
117   Bobby Fisher1000013601,46518.031.00204.0007070
    A.J. Foyt20120356741,6907.06.52890.001  
18   Tommy Gale2800107514072,80824.921.1188336.76027952,795
21   Harry Gant25005162262947,18513.418.7137366.88026642,664
84   Louis Gatto200003101,44533.531.5038.500137137
76   Vince Giamformaggio2000013904,29533.025.01361.060176176
19   Cecil Gordon2800007419066,27429.121.8198162.95027372,737
105   Harry Goularte100008201,46033.023.01214.8409494
102   Don Graham1000010001,49535.022.00262.0009797
127   Steve Gray10000101,30530.039.002.5004646
    Bill Green1000076298014.034.00152.000  
95   Billy Hagan1000018503,28022.017.01370.000112112
88   Ed Hale100008502,04533.015.01222.700118118
124   Jeff Halverson100001049034.036.001.0005555
31   Roger Hamby1300003336021,00023.122.862925.70012311,231
    Ferrel Harris10000201,26034.040.002.730  
87   Butch Hartman1000035102,22527.014.01479.460121121
    John Haver1000036095034.033.0072.000  
34   Bruce Hill700001352017,26519.420.442692.920594594
45   Al Holbert60010938514,17015.026.021619.720402402
48   Bill Hollar5000055202,54530.829.60380.870371371
93   Kevin Housby1000014903,19025.016.00396.340115115
107   Jim Hurlbert1000015001,40027.024.01300.0009191
130   Ron Hutcherson10000001,16541.041.000.0004040
14   James Hylton30005086581197,42722.316.9239603.37034053,405
64   Jack Ingram4000053204,24015.031.50661.090219219
55   Jimmy Insolo3000019206,9057.725.70498.720258258
102   Larry Isley10000256092522.022.01160.0009797
119   Glenn Jarrett2000033002,74519.530.50415.7806767
42   Slick Johnson40010103905,36030.518.521134.010431431
102   Jerry Jolly100009902,44032.022.00263.3409797
59   Henry Jones300007701,16027.728.0043.150237237
40   Ralph Jones60000729012,78530.527.811171.430477477
75   Mike Kempton2000049901,60530.523.52486.940185185
52   John Kennedy5000060004,51527.425.03942.150322322
115   Dick Kranzler1000023070031.029.0060.2607676
10   Terry Labonte310213087668134,65212.816.3219886.36036153,615
57   Elmo Langley20000603,01026.531.507.620246246
112   Butch Lindley1000082057014.028.0043.0507979
107   Jocko Maggiacomo1000017201,10529.024.01430.0009191
90   Skip Manning2000018205,88021.535.00326.000116116
20   Dave Marcis25016068422056,43315.218.5147634.36027362,736
33   Coo Coo Marlin70020907027,54023.725.321988.890613613
86   Sterling Marlin100003411150514.015.00203.230123123
30   Dick May1900003387026,34528.026.933714.12013901,390
111   Rick McCray1000031075021.027.0081.2208282
13   J.D. McDuffie3101708014118113,47720.017.5209633.50034733,473
23   Jimmy Means2700105431055,56023.922.6146316.45025752,575
119   Bill Meazel100004601,00032.032.0092.0006767
6   Joe Millikan31052019122188229,71311.212.62310508.83140144,014
127   Butch Mock100003802,16534.039.0095.0004646
123   Chris Monoleos100002055030.034.005.2406161
95   Steve Moore1000017002,41539.017.01452.200112112
51   Ed Negre30000849011,21534.717.031387.470336336
49   Rick Newsom4000048405,53035.824.831236.020355355
117   Don Noel1000015070029.031.0039.3007070
    Randy Ogden3000047302,46527.731.70737.290  
42   Nelson Oswald6000084203,61027.225.501000.320431431
81   Norm Palmer100109102,50016.08.01238.420142142
5   Benny Parsons312162119335736264,9297.011.32410573.96742564,256
32   David Pearson91452227126499,1804.812.953227.50312031,203
97   Nestor Peles1000046501,00029.019.01465.000106106
71   Steve Peles2000064102,18030.020.52921.500203203
37   Kyle Petty500101069010,81030.417.242110.830559559
1   Richard Petty3152327193671149561,9337.66.42810932.74154830 
85   Steve Pfeifer3000036804,22028.032.01564.520134-4,696
29   Lennie Pond15002030431542,97017.323.273863.6901415-3,415
68   Mike Potter40000102103,16527.824.02834.770209-4,621
25   Baxter Price2400006791045,16528.721.5166664.8002364-2,466
112   Don Puskarich1000047085532.028.01123.14079-4,751
    Melvin Revis1000076041026.028.0040.500  
68   John Rezek4000058405,03527.227.521011.570209-4,621
47   Jody Ridley30120787011,24529.313.721403.300374-4,456
70   Marty Robbins3000023503,12034.031.30519.500207-4,623
58   Jim Robinson3000019303,00525.727.71493.180240-4,590
    Al Rudd, Jr.1000039074023.032.0078.000  
9   Ricky Rudd2804170883622150,89711.512.1229916.7413642-1,188
79   Sandy Satullo2000021002,36032.528.51429.000155-4,675
77   Connie Saylor2000026204,43513.526.00564.680170-4,660
50   Bill Schmitt30110325011,69510.717.32828.220342-4,488
27   Tighe Scott1701703834088,01018.617.9105683.6101879-2,951
124   Bill Seifert1000032096033.036.0064.00055-4,775
93   Ernie Shaw10000368062526.016.01230.000115-4,715
73   Buck Simmons2000043803,02519.021.51786.930197-4,633
121   Billy Smith1000017901,57539.033.00244.51064-4,766
    Freddy Smith2000076502,95034.017.02936.060  
80   David Sosebee3000054702,91036.729.30891.580146-4,684
60   Steve Spencer2000055602,27013.016.01331.360230-4,600
124   Bub Strickler1000067055026.036.0068.13055-4,775
107   Robert Tartaglia1000047082535.024.00123.14091-4,739
81   Jim Thirkettle1001011702,45014.08.01306.540142-4,688
17   Ronnie Thomas30003069281100,07824.022.1157840.0902912-1,918
61   Travis Tiller4000021805,06530.835.20335.620229-4,601
12   D.K. Ulrich31005089950113,45720.216.72610042.8403508-1,322
112   John Utsman1000010102,85022.028.00252.50079-4,751
62   Jim Vandiver4000071618,01532.830.511068.840225-4,605
2   Darrell Waltrip3171922599942130557,0124.87.03011768.24134819-11
35   Blackie Wangerin70000894014,30026.727.121749.690571-4,259
16   Frank Warren3100308477094,53823.920.02110045.6703199-1,631
66   Wayne Watercutter3000068102,38028.023.32722.270212-4,618
44   Dave Watson40010109277,17018.821.021161.280413-4,417
46   Bobby Wawak4000074007,29527.223.01855.400376-4,454
97   Dick Whalen1000081095032.019.01212.220106-4,724
54   Richard White3000023404,07030.725.02598.560264-4,566
53   Tim Williamson3001034005,58026.019.02867.880320-4,510
4   Cale Yarborough3141922196771320440,1285.38.62511191.69124604-226