Quiz: 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results Quiz
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1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results Quiz
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The 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results were quite exciting. How knowledgeable are you on the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Results? Take this quiz and find out!

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Who won the Daytona 500 on February 17, 1980?

On February 17, 1980, during his 18th Daytona 500 start, Buddy Baker shakes the monkey off his back with a resounding victory. Baker's Oldsmobile averages a record 177.602 mph. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Atlanta 500 on March 16, 1980?

March 16, 1980: Atlanta 500 - Sophomore Dale Earnhardt fends off a pesky Rusty Wallace to score his first superspeedway victory in the Atlanta 500. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Rebel 500 on April 13, 1980?

April 13, 1980: Rebel 500 - David Pearson, making his first start in the Hoss Ellington Chevrolet, is out front when rain curtails the Rebel 500 at Darlington after 258 miles. It is Pearson's 105th career NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National victory. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Virginia 500 on April 27, 1980?

April 27, 1980: Virginia 500 - Darrell Waltrip erases a four-lap deficit and storms back to win the Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Coca-Cola 500 on July 27, 1980?

July 27, 1980: Coca-Cola 500 - Neil Bonnett drives his Mercury to a narrow decision over Buddy Baker to win the Coca-Cola 500 at Pocono. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Southern 500 on September 1, 1980?

September 1, 1980: Southern 500 - Sophomore driver Terry Labonte scores his first NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National victory in the Southern 500 at Darlington. Labonte comes from fourth to first when a crash wipes out the three leaders in the closing laps. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Old Dominion 500 on September 28, 1980?

September 28, 1980: Old Dominion 500 - Dale Earnhardt leads the final 13 laps to Martinsville's Old Dominion 500, an event marred by 17 cautions. Earnhardt averages less than 70 mph in his fifth career NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National win. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the Atlanta Journal 500 on November 2, 1980?

November 2, 1980: Atlanta Journal 500 - Cale Yarborough wins the Atlanta Journal 500 at Atlanta Inter­national Raceway to move to within 29 points of Dale Earnhardt in the cham­pionship chase. Earnhardt, who has led the standings since the second race of the season, finishes third. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the season finale at Ontario Motor Speed-way on November 15, 1980?

November 15, 1980 - Benny Parsons wins the season finale at Ontario Motor Speed­way as Dale Earnhardt captures his first NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National title. Earnhardt rallies back from a lap deficit to finish fifth. His final margin of victory over Cale Yarborough, who finishes third at Ontario, is 19 points. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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Who won the 1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National title?

Benny Parsons wins the season finale at Ontario Motor Speed­way as Dale Earnhardt captures his first NASCAR Winston Cup Grand National title. <a href="http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/1980-nascar.htm">1980 NASCAR Winston Cup Recap</a>

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