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1979 Qualifying Race #1

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 1
Thursday, February 15, 1979 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:44:45
Average Speed: 167.598 mph
Pole Speed: 196.049 mph
Cautions: 1 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 50,000
Lead changes: 6

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
24160   Roger Hamby Hamby AutomotiveOldsmobile17660 0
192104   Jim Hurtubise  Buick47835running0
2 211   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile506,700running10
41215   Bobby Allison Hodgdon / Moore   (Bud Moore)Ford502,525running0
5 821   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury501,500running0
222625   Ronnie Thomas Sub-Tropic   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet45730running0
3 527   Benny Parsons Griffin Marine   (M.C. Anderson)Oldsmobile503,575running0
1 128   Buddy Baker Spectra   (Harry Ranier)Oldsmobile5017,500running38
26 33   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile5200 0
252831   John Rezek RPM Enterprises   (Curtis Payne)Buick12550 0
211734   Nestor Peles Steve PelesChevrolet46765running0
131437   Dave Watson Ams Oil   (Phil Howard)Chevrolet491,100running0
281139   Blackie Wangerin Blackie WangerinMercury3235engine0
272440   Bobby Fisher Midwestern Farm Lines   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick4255crash0
111941   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet501,200running0
7 643   Richard Petty STP / Southern Pride Car Wash Systems   (Petty Enterprises)Oldsmobile501,400running2
10 944   Terry Labonte Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Buick501,250running0
172248   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet48905running0
232749   Connie Saylor G.C. SpencerDodge32695 0
9 750   Bruce Hill Newport & Associates   (Ballard Racing)Oldsmobile501,300running0
16256   Claude Ballot-Lena JMS   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile49940running0
292064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3220crash0
8 467   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge501,350running0
152370   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Oldsmobile49975running0
201375   Woody Fisher  Chevrolet46800running0
121882   Paul Fess Lasky Construction   (Stan Lasky)Oldsmobile491,150running0
142987   Bruce Jacobi Fast Lane Ltd.   (Billie Harvey)Chevrolet491,050running0
18159   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Mercury47870running0
61090   Ricky Rudd Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury501,450running0