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Held on February 16, 1979 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
80 L, 200 M, 321.84 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 61 Richie Evans B.R. DeWitt Inc. Chevy 80 running
2 9 72 Neil Bonnett Grog Pond Ltd. Chevy 80 running
3 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 79 running
4 10 17 Geoffrey Bodine Race Hill Farms Pontiac 77 running
5 14 29 Joe Thurman Longwood Restaurant Dodge 76 running
6 12 60 Bob Riley Pontiac 74 running
7 6 79 Roger Hill Chevy 74 running
8 15 12 Bobby Allison AMC 74 running
9 21 75 Alan West Chevy 72 running
10 17 19 Bob Park Pontiac 71 running
11 23 31 Peter Knab Ford 71 running
12 5 38 Jerry Cook Chevy 70 running
13 24 0 John Doering Chevy 69 running
14 11 42 Jerry Makara Chevy 67 overheating
15 33 08 Al Horton Chevy 67 running
16 20 18 Mike Humphreys Chevy 66 running
17 28 2 Bub Strickler Mercury 59 running
18 18 5 Mike Duvall Chevy 52 ignition
19 27 82 Dave Dunkin Chevy 49 engine
20 1 30 John Anderson Draime Race Engines Chevy 48 engine
21 26 15 Wayne Anderson Chevy 42 engine
22 3 77 Harry Gant Pontiac 39 engine
23 29 51 Francis Affleck Chevy 37 running
24 30 92 Randall Fowler Chevy 33 axle
25 7 50 Tim Williamson Chevy 33 accident
26 13 52 Doug Hewitt Ford 25 engine
27 35 54 Tommy Hilbert Pontiac 11 oil-pressure
28 34 91 Wayne Peterson Dodge 10 overheating
29 22 97 Gil Hearne Chevy 7 axle
30 8 34 Maynard Troyer Pontiac 4 fire
31 32 11 Howard Boone Pontiac 2 engine
32 31 03 Mike Potter Chevy 2 engine
33 25 20 Don Dorman Chevy 2 oil-pressure
34 19 4 Dave Nichols Ford 0 camshaft
35 36 28 Chet Williams Chevy 0 out
36 16 71 Bob Wearing Chevy 0 DNS
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 1h:09:37
Fast Qualifier: John Anderson
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 172.373 mph
Cautions: 1 for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available