NASCAR Cup Series

Race Results

Gabriel 400

@ Michigan International Speedway

June 17th, 1979 - Race #16 of the 1979 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 200
  • Miles: 400.0
  • Average Speed: 135.798 mph
  • Cautions: 6
  • Caution Laps: 33
  • Lead Changes: 47
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Race Results 1979 Gabriel 400 - Michigan International Speedway
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 3 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet 185 175 10 200 121 Running
2 2 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet 175 170 5 200 25 Running
3 5 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 170 165 5 200 4 Running
4 1 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury 165 160 5 200 9 Running
5 10 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet 160 155 5 200 23 Running
6 13 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet 155 150 5 200 1 Running
7 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford 151 146 5 200 1 Running
8 8 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury 142 142 0 199 0 Running
9 12 30 Tighe Scott Buick 138 138 0 199 0 Running
10 34 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet 134 134 0 199 0 Running
11 19 12 Lennie Pond Chevrolet 130 130 0 199 0 Running
12 11 9 Bill Elliott Mercury 132 127 5 198 1 Running
13 9 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 129 124 5 197 8 Engine
14 22 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet 121 121 0 196 0 Running
15 30 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 118 118 0 196 0 Running
16 26 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet 115 115 0 193 0 Running
17 24 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet 112 112 0 193 0 Running
18 27 0 John Kennedy Chevrolet 109 109 0 192 0 Running
19 36 38 Sandy Satullo Buick 106 106 0 192 0 Running
20 21 48 James Hylton Chevrolet 103 103 0 190 0 Running
21 31 40 DK Ulrich Buick 100 100 0 190 0 Running
22 20 79 Frank Warren Dodge 97 97 0 186 0 Crash
23 23 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile 94 94 0 186 0 Running
24 25 19 Bob Burcham Chevrolet 91 91 0 184 0 Engine
25 7 44 Terry Labonte Chevrolet 88 88 0 184 0 Running
26 15 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet 90 85 5 173 4 Crash
27 17 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet 87 82 5 150 1 Engine
28 35 81 David Sosebee Chevrolet 79 79 0 135 0 Engine
29 18 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet 76 76 0 122 0 Crash
30 4 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet 73 73 0 103 0 Engine
31 16 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 70 70 0 97 0 Engine
32 28 82 Paul Fess Oldsmobile 67 67 0 97 0 Engine
33 32 64 Tommy Gale Ford 64 64 0 84 0 Shocks
34 14 49 Bill Green Chevrolet 66 61 5 76 2 Engine
35 29 42 Marty Robbins Dodge 58 58 0 64 0 Engine
36 33 09 Bill Seifert Oldsmobile 55 55 0 32 0 Engine