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1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Results

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29 races on paved tracks
2 races on road courses

10 short track races
19 superspeedway races

Glossary   View expanded 1979 driver standings  

#
Date
Site
Cars
Winner(s)
St
Make/Model
Len
Sfc
Miles
Purse
Pole
Cau
Laps
Speed
LC
01/14/79
35
4
Chevrolet
2.620
R
312
138,890
113.659
0
0
107.820
13
02/18/79
41
13
Oldsmobile
2.500
P
500
538,330
196.049
7
57
143.977
36
03/04/79
35
1
Ford
1.017
P
500
137,160
136.790
7
39
122.727
13
03/11/79
30
9
Oldsmobile
0.542
P
217
83,660
92.957
2
8
83.608
4
03/18/79
40
1
Oldsmobile
1.522
P
499
194,825
165.951
5
42
135.136
29
03/25/79
30
3
Ford
0.625
P
250
80,375
108.136
4
32
88.400
20
04/01/79
30
9
Chevrolet
0.533
P
267
99,350
111.668
6
44
91.033
8
04/08/79
36
2
Chevrolet
1.366
P
501
161,720
154.797
6
53
121.721
25
04/22/79
30
2
Chevrolet
0.525
P
263
111,200
87.383
5
32
76.562
11
05/06/79
39
12
Ford
2.660
P
500
245,260
195.644
4
30
154.770
21
05/12/79
28
4
Oldsmobile
0.596
P
250
70,100
104.155
3
27
88.652
9
05/20/79
31
5
Mercury
1.000
P
500
124,040
136.103
6
48
111.269
26
05/27/79
41
3
Chevrolet
1.500
P
600
321,780
160.125
9
48
136.674
54
06/03/79
34
4
Chevrolet
2.000
P
400
161,250
167.903
1
5
156.216
22
06/10/79
35
4
Ford
2.620
R
249
131,625
113.089
2
6
103.732
5
06/17/79
36
3
Chevrolet
2.000
P
400
148,505
162.371
6
33
135.798
47
07/04/79
41
2
Mercury
2.500
P
400
179,730
193.196
2
11
172.890
28
07/14/79
30
1
Chevrolet
0.596
P
250
69,205
105.430
3
19
92.227
2
07/30/79
39
2
Chevrolet
2.500
P
500
137,325
148.711
7
46
115.207
56
08/05/79
41
8
Oldsmobile
2.660
P
500
205,680
193.600
5
28
161.229
34
08/19/79
36
5
Chevrolet
2.000
P
400
142,905
162.992
5
35
130.376
21
08/25/79
30
5
Chevrolet
0.533
P
267
79,830
110.524
6
60
91.493
18
09/03/79
40
5
Chevrolet
1.366
P
501
221,200
154.880
9
52
126.259
18
09/09/79
26
2
Ford
0.542
P
217
82,035
92.605
2
20
80.604
6
09/16/79
36
4
Chevrolet
1.000
P
500
125,590
135.726
11
49
114.366
27
09/23/79
30
7
Chevrolet
0.525
P
263
106,050
82.265
10
54
75.119
12
10/07/79
40
4
Chevrolet
1.500
P
501
266,680
164.304
8
40
134.266
28
10/14/79
29
5
Chevrolet
0.625
P
250
77,324
112.783
9
48
91.454
12
10/21/79
37
7
Chevrolet
1.017
P
500
138,750
141.315
12
82
108.356
23
11/04/79
41
4
Mercury
1.522
P
499
170,725
164.813
5
29
140.120
25
11/18/79
37
2
Chevrolet
2.500
P
500
170,035
154.902
6
26
132.822
35

NTT = No Time Trials; DFP = Drew For Pole