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1979 Firecracker 400 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 31
Wednesday, July 4, 1979 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:18:49
Average Speed: 172.89 mph
Pole Speed: 193.196 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 45,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1979 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1979 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
1   Donnie Allison   Hoss EllingtonChevrolet   Sheldon Pittman
2   Dale Earnhardt   Rod OsterlundOldsmobile   Jake Elder
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
15   Bobby Allison   Bud MooreFord   Bud Moore
21   Neil Bonnett   Wood BrothersMercury   Len Wood
28   Buddy Baker   Harry RanierOldsmobile   Waddell Wilson
30   Tighe Scott   Walter BallardBuick   Harry Hyde
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesOldsmobile   Dale Inman
44   Terry Labonte   Billy HaganBuick   Darrell Bryant
47   Harry Gant   Jack BeebeOldsmobile   Bob Johnson
67   Buddy Arrington   Buddy ArringtonDodge   Joey Arrington
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardOldsmobile   Buddy Parrott

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