Race Results

NASCAR Cup Series

Los Angeles Times 500

Ontario Motor Speedway

November 18th, 1979

Race #31 of the 1979 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 200
  • Miles: 500.0
  • Average Speed: 132.822 mph
  • Cautions: 6
  • Caution Laps: 26
  • Lead Changes: 35
#12 NASCAR Next Gen car
Concord, North Carolina - October 11th, 2021: Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 Next Gen car drives during the NASCAR Cup Series test at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photo by Bob Leverone | Getty Images
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 2 27 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 185 175 10 200 56 Running
2 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford 175 170 5 200 17 Running
3 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 170 165 5 200 55 Running
4 4 28 Buddy Baker Chevrolet 165 160 5 200 39 Running
5 5 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet 160 155 5 200 6 Running
6 7 21 Neil Bonnett Mercury 150 150 0 200 0 Running
7 13 05 Dick Brooks Chevrolet 151 146 5 200 16 Running
8 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 147 142 5 199 2 Running
9 6 2 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet 143 138 5 199 8 Running
10 8 90 Ricky Rudd Mercury 139 134 5 199 1 Running
11 9 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet 130 130 0 199 0 Running
12 11 72 Joe Millikan Chevrolet 127 127 0 199 0 Running
13 21 44 Terry Labonte Oldsmobile 124 124 0 196 0 Running
14 26 42 Kyle Petty Chevrolet 121 121 0 196 0 Running
15 17 50 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile 118 118 0 196 0 Running
16 23 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet 115 115 0 195 0 Running
17 28 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet 112 112 0 195 0 Running
18 15 73 Bill Schmitt Oldsmobile 109 109 0 194 0 Running
19 25 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 106 106 0 194 0 Running
20 19 47 Harry Gant Chevrolet 103 103 0 193 0 Water pump
21 30 45 Roy Smith Oldsmobile 100 100 0 193 0 Running
22 33 10 Tim Williamson Chevrolet 97 97 0 191 0 Running
23 29 74 Hal Callentine Oldsmobile 94 94 0 191 0 Running
24 31 24 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile 91 91 0 190 0 Running
25 34 79 Frank Warren Dodge 88 88 0 186 0 Running
26 27 48 James Hylton Chevrolet 85 85 0 153 0 Brakes
27 18 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet 82 82 0 147 0 Engine
28 16 18 Randy Ogden Chevrolet 79 79 0 135 0 Engine
29 12 12 Buck Simmons Chevrolet 76 76 0 123 0 Transmission
30 37 22 Richard White Chevrolet 73 73 0 121 0 Running
31 20 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet 70 70 0 104 0 Engine
32 35 78 Jim Robinson Chevrolet 67 67 0 104 0 Ignition
33 22 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet 64 64 0 57 0 Engine
34 36 64 Tommy Gale Ford 61 61 0 49 0 Running
35 24 31 John Rezek Buick 58 58 0 38 0 Crash
36 14 01 Jimmy Insolo Oldsmobile 55 55 0 36 0 Engine
37 32 19 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet 52 52 0 26 0 Engine