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1980 Capital City 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 24 of 31
Sunday, September 7, 1980 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .542 mile paved track (216.8 miles)

Time of race: 2:43:10
Average Speed: 79.722 mph
Pole Speed: 93.466 mph
Cautions: 7 for 31 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1980 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1980 standings

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
26 111   Cale Yarborough Busch   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile1455,585cylinder head4790
1 215   Bobby Allison Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Bud Moore)Ford40017,175running210185
162517   Roger Hamby Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet3771,965running0115
4 52   Dale Earnhardt Mike Curb / Hodgdon   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet3997,575running39165
182224   Cecil Gordon South Hill Texaco   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile3731,895running0109
221525   Ronnie Thomas Stone's Cafeteria   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet3231,465battery097
10 427   Benny Parsons Melling Tool   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet3924,675running68139
92129   Dave Dion Merrimack Lincoln-Mercury   (Dave Dion)Ford3931,410running0138
11133   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3912,640running6135
151037   Don Sprouse Rogers Auto Leasing   (Bob Rogers)Chevrolet378940running0118
251240   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Chevrolet162905transmission088
2 943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet40013,350running2175
81444   Terry Labonte Apache Stove   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet3954,925running0142
242445   Baxter Price Iron Peddlers / McWhirter   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet200940rear end091
20 647   Harry Gant Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Chevrolet3551,875running1108
171848   James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3742,080running0112
131652   Jimmy Means Thompson Industries   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet3832,360running0124
282661   Bub Strickler Duro-Bond   (Jim Norris)Chevrolet63615engine0 
192364   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford3591,800running0106
121967   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3882,530running0127
3 768   Lennie Pond Kings Mountain Truck Plaza   (Jim Testa)Chevrolet4005,150running0165
292870   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet44815cylinder head076
7 871   Dave Marcis Hudson / Buck Stove   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3963,260running0146
272774   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet140615rocker arm082
142075   Bill Elswick Performer Boats   (RahMoc Enterprises)Oldsmobile378965running0121
212977   Eddie Dickerson Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge339740running0100
231779   Junior Miller Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet3071,340rear end094
6 388   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet3975,575running27155
51190   Jody Ridley Truxmore / Sunny King   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3984,710running0155

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough14646
  Richard Childress47515
  Darrell Waltrip52521
  Richard Childress53531
  Darrell Waltrip54596
  Cale Yarborough60601
  Harry Gant61611
  Darrell Waltrip628120
  Bobby Allison8213251
  Dale Earnhardt13315826
  Richard Petty1591591
  Dale Earnhardt1601656
  Bobby Allison16618116
  Dale Earnhardt1821887
  Bobby Allison18920315
  Benny Parsons20427168
  Bobby Allison27229726
  Richard Petty2982981
  Bobby Allison299400102

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Earnhardt 3626    
2   Richard Petty 3515   -111  
3   Cale Yarborough 3453   -173  
4   Benny Parsons 3398   -228  
5   Darrell Waltrip 3302   -324  
6   Bobby Allison 3274   -352  
7   Jody Ridley 2997   -629  
8   Richard Childress 2967   -659  
9   Harry Gant 2907   -719  
10   Terry Labonte 2858   -768  
11   Dave Marcis 2802   -824  
12   James Hylton 2641   -985  
13   Buddy Arrington 2595   -1031  
14   Ronnie Thomas 2410   -1216  
15   Jimmy Means 2368   -1258  
16   J.D. McDuffie 2307   -1319  
17   Cecil Gordon 2221   -1405  
18   Tommy Gale 2164   -1462  
19   Neil Bonnett 2083   -1543  
20   Roger Hamby 1967   -1659