31st Little 500 Results
Anderson Speedway
Sat., May 26 and Sun., May 27, 1979

P ST # DRIVER HOMETOWN ENTRANT LAPS STATUS
1 9 68 Wayne Reutimann Zephyrills, FL Frank Rise 500 Running
1   68 Danny Smith Danville, IN Frank Rise    
2 1 74 Bob Seelman Lansing, MI Bob Seelman 500 Running
3 4 5 Dave Scarborough Brooksville, FL Bob Luscomb 500 Running
4 14 86 Ed Angle Flora, IN Jack French 499 Running
5 10 18 Bobby Black Columbus, IN Dave Mitchell 498 Running
6 16 1R Bill Roynon Tampa, FL E.M. Wilson 490 Running
7 7 10 Gary Fedewa Lansing, MI Robert Shattuck 489 Running
8 8 66 Stan Butler Tampa, FL Cal Krusen 489 Running
9 15 57 Bernie Graybeal Shelbyville, KY Butch Smith 476 Running
10 17 71 Randy Kinser Bloomington, IN E.M. Wilson 472 Running
11 26 21 Rocky Fisher Fort Wayne, IN Capital Motors 462 Running
12 11 57 Richard Jackson Evansville, IN Paul Hazen  433 Ignition
13 3 49 Butch Wilkerson Columbus, IN Don Siebert 430 Torsion Bar
14 6 3 David Smith Gibsonton, FL Robert Smith 428 Running
15 33 38 Ken Price North Olmstead, OH Charles Haendiges 428 Running
16 2 8 Donnie Tanner Bradenton, FL Billy McGee 425 Running
17 28 56 John Batts Jr. Jamestown, IN Ron McMahon 418 Running
18 27 81 Mike Blake Indianapolis, IN Gene & Susan Blake 411 Running
19 23 53 Danny Smith Danville, IN Mark Todd 408 Spun
20 30 58 Tim Boyd Avon, IN Curly & Peg Boyd 403 Bearing
21 21 15 Steve Ball Fort Wayne, IN Steve Ball 339 Accident
22 12 96 Mike Shaw Litchfield, MI Mike Shaw 338 Gear Box
23 19 77 Billy Joe Havens Wolcottville, IN Billy Joe Havens 291 Running
24 22 61 Carl Miskotten Fort Wayne, IN Capital Motors 239 Rear End
25 24 9 Bill Kirtley Muncie, IN Bill Kirtley 157 Suspension
26 5 11 Bob Kenser Bedford, IN Kinser Brothers 94 Broken Hub
27 18 17 Leon Thickstun Nashville, IN Leon Thickstun 66 Accident
28 31 93 Kenny Simpson Bedford, IN Ron McLain 64 Accident
29 32 55 Rich Leming Topeka, IN Rich Leming 27 Broken Hub
30 13 6 Bill Stauder Wakeman, OH Clarence Miller 26 Accident
31 25 7 Steve Alexander Indianapolis, IN Watson-Alexander 24 Engine
32 20 51 Steve Perkins Frankfort, KY Steve Perkins 22 Overheating
33 29 61 Eddie Legg Anderson, IN R.E. Legg 4 Steering

Note:  249 laps were completed on Saturday Night before a postponement until Sunday

* Danny Smith drove final nine laps in relief

** Bob Kinser drove 55 laps in relief

# Glenn Geuerstein drove 169 laps in relief

## Stephen Smith drove 38 laps in relief

Sanctioned by:  American Speed Association

Fast Qualifier:  Bob Seelman - 49.230 seconds  (New Track Record)

Time of Race:  2:13:15.068

Cautions:  12 for 167 laps

Lead Changes:  9 among 4 drivers

Lap Leaders:  Butch Wilkerson 1-17; Bob Seelman 18-262; Butch Wilkerson 263-268; Bob Seelman 269; Butch Wilkerson 270-271; Bob Seelman 272; Wayne Reutimann 373-386; Bob Seelman 387-473; Wayne Reutimann 474-491; Danny Smith 492-500.
 

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