1979 Cup Series Race Schedule

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# Race Date TV Time Race Track Race Name/Results Pole Cars Laps LDRS CTN DRTN Winner STRT Make MRGN VCTRY RCE SPD
1 Sunday, January 14th - 12:00 am ET Riverside International Racewa… Winston Western 500 - 35 119 13 0 Darrell Waltrip 4 Chevrolet 107.820
2 Sunday, February 18th - 12:00 am ET Daytona International Speedway Daytona 500 - 41 200 36 7 Richard Petty 13 Oldsmobile 143.977
3 Sunday, March 4th - 12:00 am ET North Carolina Speedway Carolina 500 - 35 492 13 7 Bobby Allison 1 Ford 122.727
4 Sunday, March 11th - 12:00 am ET Richmond Raceway Richmond 400 - 30 400 4 2 Cale Yarborough 9 Oldsmobile 83.608
5 Sunday, March 18th - 12:00 am ET Atlanta Motor Speedway Atlanta 500 - 40 328 29 5 Buddy Baker 1 Oldsmobile 135.136
6 Sunday, March 25th - 12:00 am ET North Wilkesboro Speedway Northwestern Bank 40… - 30 400 20 4 Bobby Allison 3 Ford 88.400
7 Sunday, April 1st - 12:00 am ET Bristol Motor Speedway Southeastern 500 - 30 500 8 6 Dale Earnhardt 9 Chevrolet 91.033
8 Sunday, April 8th - 12:00 am ET Darlington Raceway CRC Chemicals Rebel … - 36 367 25 6 Darrell Waltrip 2 Chevrolet 121.721
9 Sunday, April 22nd - 12:00 am ET Martinsville Speedway Virginia 500 - 30 500 11 5 Richard Petty 2 Chevrolet 76.562
10 Sunday, May 6th - 12:00 am ET Talladega Superspeedway Winston 500 - 40 188 21 4 Bobby Allison 12 Ford 154.770
11 Saturday, May 12th - 12:00 am ET Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville Sun-Drop Music City … - 28 420 9 3 Cale Yarborough 4 Oldsmobile 88.652
12 Sunday, May 20th - 12:00 am ET Dover International Speedway Mason-Dixon 500 - 31 500 26 6 Neil Bonnett 5 Mercury 111.269
13 Sunday, May 27th - 12:00 am ET Charlotte Motor Speedway World 600 - 41 400 54 9 Darrell Waltrip 3 Chevrolet 136.674
14 Sunday, June 3rd - 12:00 am ET Texas World Speedway Texas 400 - 34 200 22 1 Darrell Waltrip 4 Chevrolet 156.216
15 Sunday, June 10th - 12:00 am ET Riverside International Racewa… NAPA Riverside 400 - 35 95 5 2 Bobby Allison 4 Ford 103.732
16 Sunday, June 17th - 12:00 am ET Michigan International Speedwa… Gabriel 400 - 36 200 47 6 Buddy Baker 3 Chevrolet 135.798
17 Wednesday, July 4th - 12:00 am ET Daytona International Speedway Firecracker 400 - 41 160 28 2 Neil Bonnett 2 Mercury 172.890
18 Saturday, July 14th - 12:00 am ET Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville Busch Nashville 420 - 30 420 2 3 Darrell Waltrip 1 Chevrolet 92.227
19 Monday, July 30th - 12:00 am ET Pocono Raceway Coca-Cola 500 - 39 200 56 7 Cale Yarborough 2 Chevrolet 115.207
20 Sunday, August 5th - 12:00 am ET Talladega Superspeedway Talladega 500 - 41 188 34 5 Darrell Waltrip 8 Oldsmobile 161.229
21 Sunday, August 19th - 12:00 am ET Michigan International Speedwa… Champion Spark Plug … - 36 200 21 5 Richard Petty 5 Chevrolet 130.376
22 Saturday, August 25th - 12:00 am ET Bristol Motor Speedway Volunteer 500 - 30 500 18 6 Darrell Waltrip 5 Chevrolet 91.493
23 Monday, September 3rd - 12:00 am ET Darlington Raceway Southern 500 - 40 367 18 9 David Pearson 5 Chevrolet 126.259
24 Sunday, September 9th - 12:00 am ET Richmond Raceway Capital City 400 - 26 400 6 2 Bobby Allison 2 Ford 80.604
25 Sunday, September 16th - 12:00 am ET Dover International Speedway CRC Chemicals 500 - 36 500 27 11 Richard Petty 4 Chevrolet 114.366
26 Sunday, September 23rd - 12:00 am ET Martinsville Speedway Old Dominion 500 - 30 500 12 10 Buddy Baker 7 Chevrolet 75.119
27 Sunday, October 7th - 12:00 am ET Charlotte Motor Speedway NAPA National 500 - 40 334 28 8 Cale Yarborough 4 Chevrolet 134.266
28 Sunday, October 14th - 12:00 am ET North Wilkesboro Speedway Holly Farms 400 - 29 400 12 9 Benny Parsons 5 Chevrolet 91.454
29 Sunday, October 21st - 12:00 am ET North Carolina Speedway American 500 - 37 492 23 12 Richard Petty 7 Chevrolet 108.356
30 Sunday, November 4th - 12:00 am ET Atlanta Motor Speedway Dixie 500 - 41 328 25 5 Neil Bonnett 4 Mercury 140.120
31 Sunday, November 18th - 12:00 am ET Ontario Motor Speedway Los Angeles Times 50… - 37 200 35 6 Benny Parsons 2 Chevrolet 132.822