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1980 Atlanta Journal 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 30 of 31
Sunday, November 2, 1980 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:48:19
Average Speed: 131.19 mph
Pole Speed: 165.62 mph
Cautions: 6 for 49 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.01 sec
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Bobby Allison15Mercury33.083   165.620    
2   Bill Elliott9Mercury33.183   165.121    
3   Neil Bonnett21Mercury33.198   165.046    
4   Donnie Allison12Chevrolet33.223   164.922    
5   David Pearson1Oldsmobile33.241   164.833    
6   Benny Parsons27Chevrolet33.246   164.808    
7   Darrell Waltrip88Chevrolet33.258   164.748    
8   Gary Balough87Chevrolet33.302   164.531    
9   Harry Gant47Chevrolet33.335   164.368    
10   Buddy Baker28Buick33.344   164.323    
11   Terry Labonte44Chevrolet33.348   164.304    
12   Cale Yarborough11Chevrolet33.354   164.274    
13   Dale Earnhardt2Chevrolet31.410   163.999    
14   Lake Speed7Chevrolet33.444   163.832    
15   Richard Petty43Chevrolet33.464   163.734    
16   Dave Marcis71Chevrolet33.540   163.363    
17   Steve Moore73Chevrolet33.612   163.013    
18   Mike Miller96Ford33.652   162.819    
19   Tommy Gale64Ford33.755   162.323    
20   Lennie Pond68Chevrolet33.902   161.619    
21   Connie Saylor4Chevrolet33.471   163.700    
22   John Anderson77Chevrolet33.756   162.318    
23   Glenn Jarrett17Chevrolet34.010   161.106    
24   Stan Barrett40Chevrolet34.051   160.912    
25   Jody Ridley90Ford34.076   160.794    
26   John Callis80Ford34.080   160.775    
27   Ronnie Thomas25Chevrolet34.099   160.685    
28   Buddy Arrington67Dodge34.134   160.520    
29   Richard Childress3Chevrolet34.213   160.150    
30   J.D. McDuffie70Chevrolet34.223   160.103    
31   Junior Miller79Dodge34.230   160.070    
32   Tim Richmond6Chevrolet34.237   160.037    
33   Joe Millikan75Buick34.252   159.967    
34   Dick May19Chevrolet34.311   159.692    
35   Charlie Chamblee45Chevrolet34.320   159.650    
36   James Hylton48Mercury34.321   159.646    
37   Jimmy Means52Chevrolet34.340   159.557    
38   Blackie Wangerin39Mercury34.356   159.486    
39   Travis Tiller46Oldsmobile34.369   159.423    
40   Clay Young5Oldsmobile34.376   159.390    
41   Cecil Gordon24Oldsmobile   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Cecil Gordon (#24)