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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 31 of 31
Saturday, November 15, 1980 at Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:51:46
Average speed: 129.441 mph
Pole speed: 155.499 mph
Cautions: 6 for 30 laps
Margin of victory: 6.13 sec
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 427   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet20024835running8180
2 321   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury20013335running8175
3 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20017035running65170
4 515   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford20010985running17165
5 22   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet20010835running3160
6117   Lake Speed Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet1997305running0150
71275   Joe Millikan Rahmoc EnterprisesChevrolet1993925running0146
81044   Terry Labonte Apache Stove   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1988075running0142
91877   John Anderson Warren Fabricating   (John Rebhan)Chevrolet1973325running0138
102167   Buddy Arrington Hills Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge1965655running0134
112273   Bill Schmitt Fluro-Cote / Old Milwaukee   (Bill Schmitt)Oldsmobile1965385running0130
122017   Glenn Jarrett Gardena Honda   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1953850running0 
132840   Stan Barrett Needham-Reynolds   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1944115running0 
143170   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet1943845running0121
151671   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1923660running9123
161964   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1913475running0115
172724   Cecil Gordon Pressley's Truck Center   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile1913265running0112
181790   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1893055running0109
193508   Rick McCray Ken McCray   (Rick McCray)Buick1872290running0106
203638   Don Waterman Edwards Auto Repair   (Don Waterman)Oldsmobile1862230running0103
21253   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1822670running0100
223974   Henry Jones Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick1781550running0 
231498   Hershel McGriff Olympia Beer   (Johnny Kieper)Chevrolet1581500ignition094
243048   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1482475engine091
25 788   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet1455850engine9098
263849   Kevin Housby Taylor & Martin   (Jack Housby)Chevrolet1331350lug nuts0 
273393   Chuck Bown 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Johnny Kieper)Dodge1201300crash0 
283778   Jim Robinson San Fernando Valley Lumber   (A.J. Kurten)Chevrolet1031250overheating079
291568   Lennie Pond Kings Mountain Truck Plaza   (Jim Testa)Chevrolet991200rear end076
30 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet977325engine073
313452   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet941575engine070
322933   Glenn Francis Excel Trailer   (Trent Francis)Chevrolet911025engine067
332342   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet81975engine064
343279   Joe Booher Harris Electric   (Frank Warren)Dodge781425crank0 
354260   Glen Ward Rogue Valley Spa   (Lillian Ward)Chevrolet77875crank058
361345   Roy Smith Aircraft Standards   (Robert Beadle)Oldsmobile70850valve055
37244   D.K. Ulrich Juarez Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet55875valve0 
382625   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet471340brakes049
39 912   Donnie Allison Ramey's Chevy City   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet31810rear end046
40405   Joe Ruttman The 5 Racers   (Jim Stacy)Oldsmobile291055transmission0 
41 647   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet161305engine040
424113   Don Puskarich Puskarich Racing   (Matt Puskarich)Chevrolet2805engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Frank Freda08ProtectorDottie FredaDodge
Dick Kranzler14C&M ElectricDick KranzlerChevrolet
Harry Goularte17GO-en RacingHarry Goularte
John Anderson19Gray RacingHenley GrayChevrolet
St. James Davis22Engine DynamicsLaDonna DavisDodge
Billie Harvey31Graf Lear JetsFast Lane Ltd.Chevrolet
Gary Balough33Draime Race EnginesPhil HowardChevrolet
Slick Johnson53
Don Stanley61Press & John Machine ShopDale SorensonChevrolet
Ron O'Dell69O'Dell RacingLorita O'DellChevrolet
John Callis80Bo Laws AutoTom CallisFord
Tim McMillan92Baldwin Truck BrokerageWill BaldwinChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
17070  
71777   #40 spun turn 3 
788912  
90945   #25 stalled turn 1 
9512329  
1241307   #93 accident turn 3 
1311311  
1321343   debris 
13514511  
1461494   #88 engine 
1501512  
1521554   #48 engine 
15620045  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 24.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough133
  Neil Bonnett452
  Darrell Waltrip672
  Dale Earnhardt881
  Darrell Waltrip93628
  Dave Marcis37371
  Darrell Waltrip389255
  Neil Bonnett93975
  Cale Yarborough981014
  Darrell Waltrip1021032
  Cale Yarborough1041085
  Darrell Waltrip1091091
  Cale Yarborough11012314
  Darrell Waltrip1241252
  Dave Marcis1261294
  Cale Yarborough13014516
  Neil Bonnett1461461
  Dave Marcis1471504
  Cale Yarborough1511555
  Dale Earnhardt1561561
  Cale Yarborough15717216
  Dale Earnhardt1731731
  Bobby Allison17418310
  Cale Yarborough1841852
  Bobby Allison1861927
  Benny Parsons1932008

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 4661    
2   Cale Yarborough 4642   -19  
3   Benny Parsons 4278   -383  
4   Richard Petty 4255   -406  
5   Darrell Waltrip 4239   -422  
6   Bobby Allison 4024   -637  
7   Jody Ridley 3972   -689  
8   Terry Labonte 3766   -895  
9   Dave Marcis 3745   -916  
10   Richard Childress 3742   -919  
11   Harry Gant 3703   -958  
12   Buddy Arrington 3461   -1200  
13   James Hylton 3449   -1212  
14   Ronnie Thomas 3066   -1595  
15   Cecil Gordon 2993   -1668  
16   J.D. McDuffie 2968   -1693  
17   Jimmy Means 2947   -1714  
18   Tommy Gale 2885   -1776  
19   Neil Bonnett 2865   -1796  
20   Roger Hamby 2606   -2055