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Racing Series That Held 1979 Seasons
Season Series # of Races Champion
1979 ARCA Racing Series 9 Marvin Smith
1979 ARTGO Challenge Series 16 Dick Trickle
1979 ASA National Late Model Sportsman Series 12 Vern Schrock
1979 ASA National Tour 16 Mark Martin
1979 American Racing Drivers Club 28 Hank Rogers, Jr.
1979 Australian Touring Car Championship 9 Bob Morris
1979 Badger Midget Auto Racing Association 15 Stan Fox
1979 California Racing Association 48
1979 FIA World Championship for Drivers 15 Jody Scheckter
1979 International Race of Champions 5 Mario Andretti
1979 MSPA Late Model Series 12 Gary Fedewa
1979 NASCAR Baby Grand 19 Larry Hoopaugh
1979 NASCAR Grand American Stock Car National Championship 39+
1979 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship 164+ Gene Glover
1979 NASCAR Modified National Championship 108+ Richie Evans
1979 NASCAR North Tour 27 Beaver Dragon
1979 NASCAR Winston Cup Series 31 Richard Petty
1979 NASCAR Winston Northwest Racing Series 14+ Roy Smith
1979 NASCAR Winston West Series 16 Bill Schmitt
1979 NCRA Late Model Series 12 Tom Laster
1979 NCRA Supermodified Series 11 Dave Frusher
1979 NEMA 18 Bobby White
1979 National Dirt Racing Association 13
1979 Red, White, and Blue State Championship Series 3 Dick Trickle
1979 SCCA CART Indy Car Series 14 Rick Mears
1979 Thompson Speedway Modified Div 3+
1979 USAC Champ Car Series 7 A.J. Foyt
1979 USAC National Dirt Championship 3 Bobby Olivero
1979 USAC National Midget Car Series 43 Steve Lotshaw
1979 USAC National Sprint Car Series 40 Greg Leffler
1979 USAC Stock Car Series 12 A.J. Foyt
1979 Western States Open Competition Series 4 Dave Watson
1979 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing 9 Mike Miller
1979 World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing 9 Richie Evans
1979 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series 83 Steve Kinser