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1980 World 600


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 31
Sunday, May 25, 1980 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 5:01:51
Average Speed: 119.265 mph
Pole Speed: 165.194 mph
Cautions: 14 for 113 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.5 cl
Attendance: 120,000
Lead changes: 47

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 627   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet40044,850running31180
2 788   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet40038,700running157180
31144   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet39822,660running0165
4 943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet39719,550running3165
5 521   Neil Bonnett Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury39711,250running5160
6 21   David Pearson Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet39614,850running13155
72742   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet3959,925running0146
83589   Jim Vandiver Smith Nurseries   (O.L. Nixon)Oldsmobile3948,325running0142
91322   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet3947,425running0138
102267   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3929,965running0134
11293   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile3908,295running0130
121290   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury3887,510running0127
133239   Blackie Wangerin Wangerin Racing   (Blackie Wangerin)Mercury3864,950running0124
15247   Dick Brooks Sanyo   (Nelson Malloch)Chevrolet3846,555running6123
143652   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet3856,925running0121
17 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet37925,200running43117
16385   Sterling Marlin The 5 Racers   (Jim Stacy)Oldsmobile3823,750running0115
183019   John Anderson Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet3735,545engine0109
20 42   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet36713,690running105108
214045   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers / McWhirter   (Baxter Price)Oldsmobile3504,635running0100
231848   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3415,090running2699
224225   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet3434,325running097
242895   Tommy Houston Carpenter Designs   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet3322,500engine091
254174   Bobby Wawak Total Systems   (Bobby Wawak)Buick3072,400ignition088
26 815   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Mercury2756,385crash085
292071   Dave Marcis Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Oldsmobile1522,830suspension481
281647   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet2033,040crash079
302340   J.D. McDuffie Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet1452,800engine073
322153   Slick Johnson Johnson Racing   (J.D. Johnson)Chevrolet1201,495engine372
311718   Donnie Allison Briarwood Special   (Jack Ogden)Chevrolet1341,645suspension070
333164   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1012,505valve064
342575   Bill Elswick Performer Boats   (RahMoc Enterprises)Chevrolet941,395crash061
353973   Steve Moore Tuesday's Tavern   (Willard Moore)Chevrolet861,370engine058
361530   Tighe Scott Russ Togs   (Walter Ballard)Oldsmobile751,345crash055
373424   Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile721,895engine052
382650   Bruce Hill Global Heat Exchanger   (Walter Ballard)Oldsmobile461,295crash049
39 328   Buddy Baker NAPA / Regal Ride Shocks   (Harry Ranier)Buick405,245ignition046
403368   John Greenwood Greenwood-Koni Custom Shocks   (Jim Testa)Chevrolet241,220crash043
411412   Lennie Pond Ramey's Chevy City   (Kennie Childers)Chevrolet121,220suspension040
42109   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Mercury61,270crash037
19194   Connie Saylor Mitco   (G.C. Spencer)Chevrolet3671,765oil pressure4 
273787   Billie Harvey Fast Lane Ltd.   (Billie Harvey)Oldsmobile2511,790crash0 

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
166  
7115   #9,12 accident frontstretch 
12143  
15173   #73 spun turn 2 
18258  
26349   #68 spun turn 2 
354814  
495911   #50 accident turn 2 
607516  
76805   #30 accident turn 1 
819212  
9311220   rain 
1131131  
1141174   #48 spun frontstretch 
11814629  
1471493   #71 spun frontstretch 
15017627  
17719216   rain 
19320816  
2092168   #47 lost wheel turn 4 
21722812  
2292324   #4 stalled backstretch 
23325624  
2572604   #87 accident backstretch 
26127515  
2762827   #2,15,1,11 accident turn 4 
2832886  
28930214   rain 
30340098  
  Percent of race run under caution: 28.2%             Average green flag run: 19.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough11313
  Dale Earnhardt14185
  Cale Yarborough19224
  Dale Earnhardt23264
  Benny Parsons27271
  Dave Marcis28314
  Slick Johnson32343
  Richard Petty35373
  Dale Earnhardt38392
  Cale Yarborough404910
  James Hylton50545
  Dick Brooks55606
  Connie Saylor61633
  Darrell Waltrip64685
  Dale Earnhardt69768
  Connie Saylor77771
  James Hylton78803
  Dale Earnhardt819313
  James Hylton9411118
  David Pearson1121209
  Neil Bonnett1211211
  Darrell Waltrip1221243
  Neil Bonnett1251251
  David Pearson1261261
  Darrell Waltrip1271337
  Neil Bonnett1341352
  Darrell Waltrip1361449
  Neil Bonnett1451451
  Dale Earnhardt1461472
  David Pearson1481503
  Benny Parsons1511511
  Dale Earnhardt15218938
  Cale Yarborough1901945
  Darrell Waltrip1951951
  Dale Earnhardt19621722
  Darrell Waltrip2182181
  Dale Earnhardt21922911
  Benny Parsons2302345
  Darrell Waltrip23526228
  Cale Yarborough26327311
  Darrell Waltrip27429623
  Benny Parsons2973026
  Darrell Waltrip30337472
  Benny Parsons37538814
  Darrell Waltrip3893924
  Benny Parsons3933942
  Darrell Waltrip3953984
  Benny Parsons3994002

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 1952    
2   Richard Petty 1907   -45  
3   Cale Yarborough 1824   -128  
4   Darrell Waltrip 1809   -143  
5   Benny Parsons 1745   -207  
6   Bobby Allison 1734   -218  
7   Jody Ridley 1693   -259  
8   Terry Labonte 1569   -383  
9   Harry Gant 1568   -384  
10   Dave Marcis 1541   -411  
11   Richard Childress 1532   -420  
12   James Hylton 1435   -517  
13   Buddy Arrington 1394   -558  
14   Ronnie Thomas 1355   -597  
15   Dick Brooks 1348   -604  
16   Jimmy Means 1269   -683  
17   Tommy Gale 1203   -749  
18   J.D. McDuffie 1190   -762  
19   Cecil Gordon 1057   -895  
20   Joe Millikan 1029   -923