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1980 Qualifying Race #1

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 1
Thursday, February 14, 1980 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:54:15
Average Speed: 138.25 mph
Pole Speed: 194.099 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 feet
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 8

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 521   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury5012,000running7
2 211   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile506,125running0
3 128   Buddy Baker NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks   (Harry Ranier)Oldsmobile503,875running29
41088   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Oldsmobile502,725running1
5 415   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Mercury501,700running1
6 851   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile501,650running0
7 971   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile501,600running11
81668   Chuck Bown Kings Mountain Truck Plaza   (Jim Testa)Oldsmobile501,550running0
9 644   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Oldsmobile501,500running0
102924   Cecil Gordon Sadler Motors / Smith Used Parts   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile491,350running0
11328   Kevin Housby Taylor & Martin / Marina Inn   (Housby Racing)Chevrolet481,300running0
121717   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Hamby Automotive)Chevrolet481,250running0
132119   Bill Dennis Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Buick481,200running0
141890   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford481,150running0
153064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford481,075running0
163365   Ralph Jones Spohn's Body Shop   (Ron Spohn)Ford481,040running0
17197   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Oldsmobile471,005running0
182081   Terry Ryan Ryan Racing   (Bill Monaghan)Oldsmobile47970 0
192434   Steve Peles Peles RacingOldsmobile46935 0
202285   Wayne Watercutter Ward Racing   (Ward Racing)Oldsmobile46900 0
212705   Bill Elswick Elswick Racing   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile29815crash0
221312   Buck Simmons Kencoal Mining   (Kennie Childers)Oldsmobile25780crash0
231100   John Utsman Kingsport Speedway   (Ed Whitaker)Chevrolet25745crash0
243104   Phil Finney Finney Racing   (Phil Finney)Oldsmobile25725crash0
252663   Jocko Maggiacomo Shaw Motors   (Jocko Maggiacomo)Oldsmobile25710crash0
26124   Gary Baker Waylon Jennings   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile24600crash0
271442   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24305crash0
28 755   Don Whittington DiGardChevrolet23285crash0
291545   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers   (Baxter Price)Oldsmobile23270crash0
302840   Bill Whittington Jim Morrison   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick12250 0
31 32   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Oldsmobile7 engine1
322650   Bruce Hill Hill RacingOldsmobile5  0
332320   Rick Newsom Louise Smith   (Rick Newsom)Oldsmobile4  0
343560   Bob Riley NRS Motorgard   (Joe May)Chevrolet0  0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22243   #45 spun turn 4 
25262  
27348   #42,00,04,90,12,05,85,4,63 accident turn 4 
355016  
  Percent of race run under caution: 22.0%             Average green flag run: 13.0 laps