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1980 Warner W. Hodgdon 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 15 of 31
Sunday, June 8, 1980 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
95 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (248.900 miles)

Time of race: 2:26:38
Average speed: 101.846 mph
Pole speed: 113.792 mph
Cautions: 5 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: .3 sec
Attendance: 18000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 288   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet9522100running23185
2 721   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury9510950running20175
3 827   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet9510950running0165
4 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet959650running3165
5 52   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet959100running21160
6 971   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet945180running1155
71475   Harry Gant Rahmoc EnterprisesChevrolet943930running1151
8 643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet938000running0142
91870   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet933960running0138
102524   Cecil Gordon Reliable RV   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile933900running0134
113390   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford923990running0130
122048   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet923270running0127
13 473   Bill Schmitt Fluro-Cote   (Bill Schmitt)Oldsmobile923650running0124
141267   Buddy Arrington 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge922850running0121
15 315   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford915875valve23128
161625   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet912465running0115
173013   Don Puskarich Oil Field Construction   (Matt Puskarich)Chevrolet901780running0112
18113   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet892040running0109
193279   Joe Booher Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)Dodge832005running0106
202378   Jim Robinson San Fernando Valley Lumber   (A.J. Kurten)Chevrolet821470running0103
213494   Steve Pfeifer K-P Racing   (Steve Pfeifer)Chevrolet75900transmission0100
222974   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick73875engine097
233117   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet69850brakes094
242229   Hershel McGriff Tropical Car Rental   (Dick Midgley)Chevrolet67825running091
252838   Don Waterman St. John's Auto Parts   (Don Waterman)Oldsmobile641325engine088
261966   Lake Speed Speed Investments   (Lake Speed)Chevrolet62775engine085
273657   Jim Hopkinson Bill's Custom MachineChevrolet42750oil leak082
281545   Roy Smith Aircraft Standards   (Robert Beadle)Oldsmobile391225throttle384
293552   Ed Hale Hale Racing   (Ed Hale)Chevrolet371200transmission076
301312   Donnie Allison Kencoal Mining   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet26675engine0 
31277   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet251150engine070
322608   Rick McCray McCray Racing   (Rick McCray)Buick17625transmission067
331044   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet121100oil leak064
342481   John Borneman Borneman Plastering   (John Borneman)Chevrolet12550engine061
352164   Don Whittington Sun SystemsChevrolet111000transmission058
361740   D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet01000engine055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Gene Thonesen77Thonesen RacingGene ThonesenChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
232   #40 spun turn 6 
4118  
12165   #81 engine turn 9 
17182  
19213   #08 engine turn 8 
22265  
27293   #12 engine 
305930  
60612   #13 engine 
629534  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.8%             Average green flag run: 13.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough133
  Darrell Waltrip496
  Dale Earnhardt10101
  Darrell Waltrip11144
  Dave Marcis15151
  Roy Smith16161
  Bobby Allison17182
  Dale Earnhardt19213
  Bobby Allison22287
  Harry Gant29291
  Roy Smith30312
  Dale Earnhardt324817
  Bobby Allison49579
  Neil Bonnett58581
  Bobby Allison59613
  Neil Bonnett627211
  Darrell Waltrip738412
  Neil Bonnett85862
  Bobby Allison87882
  Neil Bonnett89946
  Darrell Waltrip95951

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2255    
2   Richard Petty 2219   -36  
3   Cale Yarborough 2174   -81  
4   Darrell Waltrip 2159   -96  
5   Bobby Allison 2027   -228  
6   Benny Parsons 2009   -246  
7   Jody Ridley 1908   -347  
8   Harry Gant 1861   -394  
9   Dave Marcis 1842   -413  
10   Richard Childress 1791   -464  
11   Terry Labonte 1788   -467  
12   James Hylton 1696   -559  
13   Ronnie Thomas 1600   -655  
14   Buddy Arrington 1594   -661  
15   Dick Brooks 1500   -755  
16   J.D. McDuffie 1404   -851  
17   Jimmy Means 1375   -880  
18   Cecil Gordon 1312   -943  
19   Tommy Gale 1291   -964  
20   Neil Bonnett 1162   -1093