May 10, 1980 - 250 Miles - Purse $86,665

  Richard Petty claimed his 192nd career Winston Cup win at Nashville. 

This would be the first Winston Cup start for Franklin, TN's Mike Alexander.  He would start 74 races during his seven year career.  His best finish was a third place in the 1988 Atlanta Journal 500 at Atlanta International Raceway. 

Don Sprouse recorded his first of six Winston Cup starts. 

 

The very lovely Miss Winston

Average Speed:    89:471 mph Time of Race:        2:47:52 Margin:       car length
Pole Winner:         Cale Yarborough  106.591 Attendance:         17,000 Cautions:   4 for 29
Lap Leaders:        Yarbrough 1-90, Waltrip 91, Earnhardt 92-118, Yarborough 119-154, Petty 155-170, Yarborough 171-203, Petty 204-234, Yarborough 235-311, Petty 312-315, Yarborough 316-358, Waltrip 359-375, Petty 376-420
 

Driver

Fin Str Car Team  /  Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
Richard Petty
 

1

6 43 STP -  Petty Enterprises Chev 420 15,350 running 96
Benny Parsons 2 2 27 Melling Tool   - M.C. Anderson Chev 420 10,310 running 0
Cale Yarborough 3 1 11 Busch  - Junior Johnson & Assoc Chev 420 8,660 running 279
Darrell Waltrip 4 5 88 Gatorade -  DiGard Racing Chev 419 5,750 running 18
Bobby Allison 5 3 15 Hodgon  -  Bud Moore Ford 418 5,130 running 0
Dale Earnhardt 6 7 2 Mike Curb -  Rod Osterlund Chev 418 5,825 running 27
Terry Labonte 7 11 44 Stratagraph -  Billy Hagan Chev 414 4,035 running 0
Jody Ridley 8 17 90 Truxmore / Sunny King    -    Junie Donlavey Ford 413 4,185 running 0
Harry Gant 9 4 47 Race Hill Farm -  Jack Beebe Chev 411 3,315 running 0
Mike Alexander 10 12 40 Midwestern Farm Lines   -   D.K. Ulrich Chev 409 3,130 running 0
Dave Marcis 11 8 71 Buck Stove / Hudson Transmission   - Dave Marcis Chev 405 2,735 running 0
Jimmy Means 12 22 52 Thompson Industries   -  Jimmy Means Chev 401 2,775 running 0
James Hylton 13 23 48 Palatine Auto Parts    -  James Hylton Chev 399 1,940 running 0
  Don Sprouse 14 24 37 Rogers Auto Leasing   - Bob Rogers Chev 399 750 running 0
Tommy Gale 15 21 64 Sunny King Ford & Honda   -  Elmo Langley Ford 396 1,680 running 0
Junior Miller 16 28 79 Miller Roofing -  Junior Miller Chev 392 1,520 running 0
  Dick May 17 29 99 Hollar Auto Parts   - Bill Hollar Chev 382 520 running 0
Bobby Wawak 18 25 74 Bobb Wawak Chev 382 500 running 0
Cecil Gordon 19 30 24 Sadler Motors / Smith Used Cars   -  Cecil Gordon Olds 380 1,340 running 0
J.D. McDuffie 20 14 70 Bailey Excavating   - J D McDuffie Chev 376 1,215 running 0
Ronnie Thomas 21 27 25 Stone's Cafeteria  -   Don Robertson Chev 374 1,100 running 0
Baxter Price 22 19 45 Iron Peddlers-  Baxter Price Chev 373 440 running 0
Roger Hamby 23 15 17 Kings Inn - Daytona  -  Roger Hamby Chev 370 430 running 0
John Anderson 24 9 75 RahMoc Enterprises Chev 367 420 running 0
Slick Johnson 25 16 53 Johnson Racing  (J.D. Johnson ) Chev 348 660 crash 0
  Rick Newsom 26 18 20 Louise Smith -  Don Robertson Olds 326 400 running 0
Buddy Arrington 27 20 67 Reid Trailer Sales  -  Buddy Arrington Dodge 295 645 trans 0
Steve Spencer 28 26 19 Belden Asphalt- Henley Gray Chev 153 640 engine 0
Richard Childress 29 13 3 CRC Chemicals  -  Richard Childress Racing Chev 148 635 engine 0
Dick Brooks 30 10 7 Sanyo-  Nelson Malloch Chev 46 630 rear end 0