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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 31
Sunday, April 13, 1980 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps* on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:49
Average speed: 112.397 mph
Pole speed: 155.866 mph
Cautions: 7 for 47 laps
Margin of victory: 3.3 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 21   David Pearson Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet18921430running99 
2 127   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet18919475running20175
31047   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet18910180running0165
41788   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet18810500running15165
5157   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet1877310running0155
61368   Lennie Pond Kings Mountain Truck Plaza   (Jim Testa)Chevrolet1874550running2155
71672   Joe Millikan DeWitt Racing   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet1878350running0146
82366   Lake Speed Speed Racing   (Lake Speed)Chevrolet1874750running0142
9 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet1849550running0138
101990   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1845475running0134
11335   Sterling Marlin West Virginia Solar Energy   (Jim Stacy)Oldsmobile1842975running0130
12 311   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet1827275engine35132
133574   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1822600running0124
142767   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge1824390running0121
151464   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1824095running0118
162917   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1813250running0115
172419   John Anderson Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1793540running0112
182648   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1763280running0109
19 440   Ricky Rudd Midwestern Farm Lines   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1722965running0 
202575   Bill Elswick Rahmoc EnterprisesChevrolet1701800running0103
21183   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile1622780running0100
222170   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet1552695running097
23 871   Dave Marcis Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1552550engine399
243099   Dick May Hollar Auto Parts   (Bill Hollar)Chevrolet1491500running0 
253153   Slick Johnson Western Sizzlin   (J.D. Johnson)Chevrolet1351475running088
262225   Ronnie Thomas Shelton Construction   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet1331250engine085
272012   Buck Simmons Ramey's Chevy City   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet1231275oil leak082
282852   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet1191700running079
29 52   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet1046640engine1581
301215   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford865630engine073
313245   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet311125engine070
32 944   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet301620crash067
333659   Melvin Revis Revis Racing   (Melvin Revis)Chevrolet231115engine064
343482   Cecil Gordon Dick Brooks Honda   (Norman Negre)Chrysler101110oil pressure061
35 628   Buddy Baker NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet71560crash058
361121   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury01800crash055
* Race shortened to 189 laps due to rain/darkness.

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
265   #43,44,21,40,28,48 accident turn 1 
72620  
27326   #59 engine 
33342  
35406   #45 engine 
418545  
86905   rain 
91933  
94952   rain 
961016  
1021054   rain 
10618984  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.8%             Average green flag run: 23.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson11313
  Dale Earnhardt142714
  Lennie Pond28281
  Dave Marcis29313
  Dale Earnhardt32321
  David Pearson338654
  Lennie Pond87871
  Cale Yarborough8812235
  Benny Parsons12313412
  Darrell Waltrip13514915
  Benny Parsons1501578
  David Pearson15818932

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1106    
2   Bobby Allison 1013   -93  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1002   -104  
4   Richard Petty 962   -144  
5   Cale Yarborough 927   -179  
6   Dave Marcis 919   -187  
7   Harry Gant 869   -237  
8   Jody Ridley 848   -258  
9   Terry Labonte 845   -261  
10   Benny Parsons 811   -295  
11   Richard Childress 792   -314  
12   J.D. McDuffie 764   -342  
13   James Hylton 761   -345  
14   Joe Millikan 740   -366  
15   Dick Brooks 735   -371  
16   Ronnie Thomas 734   -372  
17   Buddy Arrington 726   -380  
18   Jimmy Means 691   -415  
19   Tommy Gale 627   -479  
20   Cecil Gordon 555   -551  
21   Buddy Baker 517   -589