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1977 Mason-Dixon 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 30
Sunday, May 15, 1977 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:03:26
Average Speed: 123.327 mph
Pole Speed: 136.033 mph
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of Victory: 6.2 sec
Attendance: 34,700
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 611   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50017,175running141180
2 421   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury5009,600running297180
3 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge4999,830running51170
4 388   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet4967,870running1165
5 890   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4965,250running0155
6 272   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet4956,590running10155
71154   Lennie Pond Ronnie ElderChevrolet4944,000running0146
8 512   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador4933,280running0142
9 715   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford4905,620running0138
101084   Morgan Shepherd Ridge Plumbing   (Jim Makar)Mercury4861,700running0134
112467   Buddy Arrington Hickory Garage   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4823,120running0130
122524   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet4802,960running0127
131270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet4802,865running0124
141530   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet4792,805running0121
15268   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge4752,395running0118
162157   Dick May McClure Motors   (Alfred McClure)Ford4731,200running0115
17 992   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4693,135running0112
182364   Tommy Gale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford4541,900running0109
193325   Ferrel Harris Don RobertsonChevrolet4491,640running0106
201840   D.K. Ulrich Lafayette Radio   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet4071,530running0103
21193   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3891,420water pump0100
22304   Gary Myers Hicks Pharmacy   (Gary Myers)Chevrolet371775steering097
232801   Earle Canavan Earle CanavanDodge313725transmission094
243245   Baxter Price Tire King   (Baxter Price)Chevrolet3031,200overheating091
253433   Earl Brooks Smith Auto Parts   (Hiram Handy)Chevrolet274675engine088
262279   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge2471,250engine085
272022   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet1901,125oil pump082
282920   Rick Newsom Gillespie Painting   (Rick Newsom)Ford176600engine079
291452   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet139650engine076
301616   David Sisco Bel Air Datsun   (David Sisco)Chevrolet1261,050oil pump073
313695   Elmo Langley Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet119540engine070
323119   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet971,030suspension067
331348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet821,020engine064
34277   Dean Dalton Dean DaltonChevrolet40510clutch061
351747   Bruce Hill t. edwards   (Bruce Hill)Chevrolet34500engine058
363510   Raymond Williams Bill ChampionFord0490engine055

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty14747
  David Pearson487427
  Cale Yarborough7510935
  Darrell Waltrip1101101
  Cale Yarborough1111166
  David Pearson117287171
  Richard Petty2882914
  Benny Parsons29230110
  David Pearson30237776
  Cale Yarborough3783803
  David Pearson38140323
  Cale Yarborough40450097

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 2085    
2   Richard Petty 1883   -202  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1837   -248  
4   Benny Parsons 1832   -253  
5   Buddy Baker 1590   -495  
6   Cecil Gordon 1468   -617  
7   Dave Marcis 1460   -625  
8   Dick Brooks 1439   -646  
9   Richard Childress 1421   -664  
10   James Hylton 1350   -735  
11   Bobby Allison 1286   -799  
12   J.D. McDuffie 1252   -833  
13   D.K. Ulrich 1149   -936  
14   Jimmy Means 1140   -945  
15   Neil Bonnett 1139   -946  
16   David Pearson 1139   -946  
17   Buddy Arrington 1121   -964  
18   Skip Manning 1079   -1006  
19   Frank Warren 1042   -1043  
20   Tighe Scott 1009   -1076