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1980 Coca-Cola 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 31
Sunday, July 27, 1980 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:01:10
Average Speed: 124.395 mph
Pole Speed: 151.469 mph
Cautions: 5 for 26 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.6 sec
Attendance: 75,000
Lead changes: 49

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 221   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury20019,915running59185
2 428   Buddy Baker NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks   (Harry Ranier)Buick20012,590running41175
3 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20013,640running54170
4112   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet20011,415running6165
5 647   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet2007,545running4160
6 844   Terry Labonte Apache Classic Stove   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet2006,490running3155
71342   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet1993,810running0146
81271   Dave Marcis Buck Stove   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1985,320running1147
9163   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1974,860running0138
10107   Ricky Rudd Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet1964,890running0134
112687   Billie Harvey Fast Lane Ltd.   (Billie Harvey)Chevrolet1952,320running0 
122340   Tim Richmond UNO / Caesars Pocono Resorts   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1953,965running0127
132767   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge1943,730running0124
142952   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet1933,420running0121
153248   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1933,175running0118
161824   Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile1902,890running0115
173729   Dave Dion Dion Racing   (Dave Dion)Ford1881,485running0112
181590   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1882,520running0109
192564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1872,480running0106
20 927   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet1845,845engine3108
213179   Junior Miller Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)Chevrolet1842,385running0100
223345   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet1752,340running097
231925   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet1741,790engine094
242417   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1621,265crash091
252277   Kenny Hemphill Warren Fabricating   (John Rebhan)Chevrolet1601,240engine0 
26 788   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet1585,640running1090
273674   Bob Riley Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet1411,165valve0 
282157   Janet Guthrie North American Dealer Group   (Alfred McClure)Ford1341,140engine079
293519   Dick May Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1191,615valve076
301466   Lake Speed Speed Racing   (Lake Speed)Chevrolet861,090crash073
312853   Slick Johnson Johnson Racing   (J.D. Johnson)Chevrolet851,050engine070
322030   Tighe Scott Russ Togs   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet571,025crash067
33 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet567,450crash1869
34 515   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford545,420water pump166
351702   Chuck Bown Halpern Enterprises   (Joel Halpern)Chevrolet54960crash058
363070   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet261,430engine055
374069   Henry Jones Pro Shoppe   (Mike Kempton)Oldsmobile18925crash052
383409   Nelson Oswald Oswald Racing   (Nelson Oswald)Buick11920crash049
393863   Jocko Maggiacomo Ward Motors   (Jocko Maggiacomo)Oldsmobile2915oil pressure046
403946   Travis Tiller Ring Enterprises   (Travis Tiller)Oldsmobile0910ignition0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Neil Bonnett133
  Cale Yarborough441
  Neil Bonnett5139
  Bobby Allison14141
  Dale Earnhardt15206
  Benny Parsons21211
  Terry Labonte22232
  Neil Bonnett24285
  Richard Petty293911
  Darrell Waltrip40434
  Richard Petty44452
  Darrell Waltrip46461
  Richard Petty47471
  Darrell Waltrip48525
  Richard Petty53564
  Cale Yarborough57582
  Dave Marcis59591
  Cale Yarborough60656
  Buddy Baker66661
  Cale Yarborough678923
  Benny Parsons90912
  Cale Yarborough92954
  Buddy Baker98992
  Neil Bonnett1001012
  Buddy Baker10211817
  Cale Yarborough1191224
  Buddy Baker1231286
  Terry Labonte1291291
  Cale Yarborough13014213
  Harry Gant1431431
  Neil Bonnett14415411
  Buddy Baker1551551
  Cale Yarborough1561561
  Neil Bonnett1571582
  Buddy Baker1591591
  Neil Bonnett1601601
  Buddy Baker1611633
  Neil Bonnett1641729
  Buddy Baker1731742
  Harry Gant1751773
  Neil Bonnett1781781
  Buddy Baker1791802
  Neil Bonnett1811833
  Buddy Baker1841852
  Neil Bonnett1861861
  Buddy Baker1871871
  Neil Bonnett1881958
  Buddy Baker1961961
  Neil Bonnett1972004

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 2902    
2   Richard Petty 2758   -144  
3   Cale Yarborough 2747   -155  
4   Benny Parsons 2627   -275  
5   Darrell Waltrip 2574   -328  
6   Bobby Allison 2570   -332  
7   Jody Ridley 2455   -447  
8   Richard Childress 2330   -572  
9   Harry Gant 2291   -611  
10   Terry Labonte 2237   -665  
11   Dave Marcis 2232   -670  
12   James Hylton 2108   -794  
13   Buddy Arrington 2080   -822  
14   Ronnie Thomas 1964   -938  
15   J.D. McDuffie 1801   -1101  
16   Jimmy Means 1793   -1109  
17   Cecil Gordon 1706   -1196  
18   Tommy Gale 1691   -1211  
19   Neil Bonnett 1573   -1329  
20   Dick Brooks 1564   -1338