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1977 Old Dominion 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 25 of 30
Sunday, September 25, 1977 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .525 mile paved track (262.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:40
Average Speed: 73.447 mph
Pole Speed: 87.637 mph
Cautions: 9 for 57 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.8 sec
Attendance: 33,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 311   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50023,700running352185
2 672   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet50011,850running73175
4 443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge4995,850running0160
31021   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury5005,700running35170
10 288   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet4724,000rear end36139
51527   Sam Sommers M.C. AndersonChevrolet4913,550running0155
71967   Buddy Arrington Mistec Transmission   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4873,500running0146
82448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4833,150running0142
131192   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4232,940running0124
21 915   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford3362,840rear end0100
22 15   Neil Bonnett Jim StacyDodge3042,580rear end097
92152   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet4822,580running0138
111779   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge4662,270running0130
122340   D.K. Ulrich J.R. DeLottoChevrolet4572,100running0127
6 863   Jimmy Hensley Jimmy HensleyChevrolet4912,050running0150
142819   Dick May Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet4201,780running0121
15183   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4201,620running0118
162064   Elmo Langley Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4131,460running0115
171270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet4001,275running0112
182524   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet392950running0109
192625   Ronnie Thomas Don RobertsonChevrolet373925engine0106
202730   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet360900engine0103
24228   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge103860oil pump091
251354   Lennie Pond Lennie Pond Fan Club   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet95850brakes088
261690   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford95840rear end085
23 512   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador216620rear end499
271422   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet84580rear end082
28 71   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet42570brakes0 
293046   Travis Tiller Little B Coal   (Travis Tiller)Dodge8560radiator076
302945   Baxter Price Baxter PriceChevrolet4550oil leak073

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip13636
  Cale Yarborough37393
  Benny Parsons409556
  David Pearson96961
  Bobby Allison971004
  Cale Yarborough10117878
  Benny Parsons1791802
  David Pearson18120525
  Bobby Allison206350145
  Benny Parsons35136515
  Cale Yarborough36638621
  David Pearson3873959
  Cale Yarborough396500105

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 4155    
2   Richard Petty 3936   -219  
3   Benny Parsons 3782   -373  
4   Darrell Waltrip 3727   -428  
5   Buddy Baker 3276   -879  
6   Dick Brooks 3088   -1067  
7   James Hylton 2876   -1279  
8   Cecil Gordon 2860   -1295  
9   Richard Childress 2855   -1300  
10   Bobby Allison 2783   -1372  
11   J.D. McDuffie 2705   -1450  
12   Skip Manning 2672   -1483  
13   Buddy Arrington 2656   -1499  
14   David Pearson 2640   -1515  
15   Frank Warren 2445   -1710  
16   D.K. Ulrich 2425   -1730  
17   Jimmy Means 2291   -1864  
18   Tighe Scott 2261   -1894  
19   Ricky Rudd 2196   -1959  
20   Sam Sommers 2090   -2065