1979 Riverside NASCAR Race 1 in NASCAR at the Riverside circuit. Full information

1979 Riverside NASCAR

1979 Riverside NASCAR is 1253rd NASCAR race. Passed at the Riverside circuit. Darrell Waltrip won the pole position and this race. David Pearson and Cale Yarborough also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 119 laps (502 km).

Previous race: 1978 Ontario NASCAR
Next race: 1979 Daytona 500
Race Start: 14th January 1979

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1979 Riverside NASCAR

14th victory for the DiGard Racing team
17th victory for the Darrell Waltrip
51st podium for the Darrell Waltrip
235th podium for the David Pearson
133rd podium for the Cale Yarborough

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - 1979 Riverside NASCAR winner

Chevrolet Monte Carlo #88 - 1979 Riverside NASCAR winner

1979 Riverside NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #88 0 2h 53m 30s 0 DiGard Racing
2 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1979, #21 0 Wood Brothers
3 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #11 0 Junior Johnson
4 Bill Schmitt Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #73 0 Bill Schmitt
5 Donnie Allison Chevrolet ?? 1979, #1 0 Hoss Ellington
6 Joe Millikan Chevrolet ?? 1979, #72 0 L.G. DeWitt
7 Buddy Baker Chevrolet ?? 1979, #28 0 Harry Ranier
8 Jim Thirkettle Buick ?? 1979, #51 0 Jim Thirkettle
9 Tim Williamson Chevrolet ?? 1979, #74 0 Tim Williamson
10 Harry Gant Chevrolet ?? 1979, #12 0 Kennie Childers
11 James Hylton Chevrolet ?? 1979, #48 0 James Hylton
12 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet ?? 1979, #25 0 Don Robertson
13 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet ?? 1979, #19 0 Henley Gray
14 D.K. Ulrich Buick ?? 1979, #40 0 D.K. Ulrich
15 Richard Childress Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #3 0 Richard Childress
16 Jimmy Insolo Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #1 0 Gerald Craker
17 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1979, #70 0 J.D. McDuffie
18 Buddy Arrington Ford ?? 1979, #67 0 Buddy Arrington
19 Bobby Allison Ford ?? 1979, #15 0 Bud Moore
20 Al Holbert Chevrolet ?? 1979, #7 0 Al Holbert
21 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet ?? 1979, #2 0 Rod Osterlund
22 Don Graham Chevrolet ?? 1979, #52 0 Rodney Friesen
23 Harry Goularte Chevrolet ?? 1979, #17 0 Harry Goularte
24 Dave Marcis Chevrolet ?? 1979, #2 0 Dave Marcis
25 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #24 0 Cecil Gordon
26 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1979, #27 0 M.C. Anderson
27 Frank Warren Dodge ?? 1979, #79 0 Frank Warren
28 Don Puskarich Chevrolet ?? 1979, #13 0 Matt Puskarich
29 Richard White Chevrolet ?? 1979, #22 0 Mike White
30 Jim Robinson Chevrolet ?? 1979, #81 0 John Borneman
31 Don Noel Chevrolet ?? 1979, #99 0 Don Noel
32 Richard Petty Chevrolet ?? 1979, #43 0 Petty Enterprises
34 Dick Brooks, Neil Bonnett Chevrolet ?? 1979, #5 0 Jim Stacy
35 Terry Labonte Chevrolet ?? 1979, #44 0 Billy Hagan

Qualifying Results for the 1979 Riverside NASCAR on the Riverside circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1979, #21 Wood Brothers
1 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Monte Carlo, #88 0 DiGard Racing
2 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #11 Junior Johnson
3 Bobby Allison Ford ?? 1979, #15 Bud Moore
5 Benny Parsons Chevrolet ?? 1979, #27 M.C. Anderson
6 Richard Petty Chevrolet ?? 1979, #43 Petty Enterprises
7 Jimmy Insolo Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #1 Gerald Craker
8 Bill Schmitt Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #73 Bill Schmitt
10 Dave Marcis, Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet ?? 1979, #2 Rod Osterlund
11 Buddy Baker Chevrolet ?? 1979, #28 Harry Ranier
12 D.K. Ulrich Buick ?? 1979, #40 D.K. Ulrich
13 Al Holbert Chevrolet ?? 1979, #7 Al Holbert
14 Jim Thirkettle Buick ?? 1979, #51 Jim Thirkettle
15 Joe Millikan Chevrolet ?? 1979, #72 L.G. DeWitt
16 James Hylton Chevrolet ?? 1979, #48 James Hylton
17 Donnie Allison Chevrolet ?? 1979, #1 Hoss Ellington
18 Frank Warren Dodge ?? 1979, #79 Frank Warren
19 Cecil Gordon Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #24 Cecil Gordon
20 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1979, #70 J.D. McDuffie
21 Harry Gant Chevrolet ?? 1979, #12 Kennie Childers
22 Dick Brooks Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #5 Nelson Malloch
23 Richard Childress Oldsmobile ?? 1979, #3 Richard Childress
24 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet ?? 1979, #25 Don Robertson
25 Terry Labonte Chevrolet ?? 1979, #44 Billy Hagan
26 Tim Williamson Chevrolet ?? 1979, #74 Tim Williamson
27 Richard White Chevrolet ?? 1979, #22 Mike White
28 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet ?? 1979, #5 Jim Stacy
29 Don Noel Chevrolet ?? 1979, #99 Don Noel
30 Buddy Arrington Ford ?? 1979, #67 Buddy Arrington
31 Jim Robinson Chevrolet ?? 1979, #81 John Borneman
32 Don Puskarich Chevrolet ?? 1979, #13 Matt Puskarich
33 Harry Goularte Chevrolet ?? 1979, #17 Harry Goularte
34 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet ?? 1979, #19 Henley Gray
35 Don Graham Chevrolet ?? 1979, #52 Rodney Friesen

List of all cars for the 1979 Riverside NASCAR on the Riverside circuit