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1982 Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 30
Monday, September 6, 1982 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 4:21:00
Average Speed: 115.224 mph
Pole Speed: 155.739 mph
Cautions: 14 for 87 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.79 sec
Attendance: 75,000
Lead changes: 41

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
402824   Lennie Pond Carolina Bank & Trust   (Cecil Gordon)Buick342,500a frame043
37 103   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew / Carolina Tool   (Bobby Hawkins)Buick784,490axle557
292636   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2002,010brakes076
252564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2325,220crash088
262147   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick2259,340crash085
281690   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford2249,605crash184
24 211   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick24013,735engine2396
27236   D.K. Ulrich Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick2253,965engine082
30 72   Tim Richmond Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick1774,240engine2178
31 63   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac1684,175engine175
322940   Slick Johnson Price Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick1512,075engine272
351144   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans / Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1203,760engine058
383842   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac741,560engine049
393313   Earle Canavan J & B   (Earle Canavan)Buick691,530engine046
1 927   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick36734,300running99185
2 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac36726,165running20175
3 515   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford36721,225running36170
4139   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford36713,925running27165
51828   Buddy Baker J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac36516,140running0155
62217   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Buick36510,205running0150
71550   Geoffrey Bodine Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac36413,825running0146
82055   Benny Parsons Weyman & Bruton   (Johnny Hayes)Buick3645,375running0142
92767   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3648,820running0138
101771   Dave Marcis Hudson / Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3628,125running5139
111233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick3598,065running7135
12304   Connie Saylor Connie Mining Tire   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile3574,750running3132
13 475   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (RahMoc Enterprises)Buick3577,755running26129
14241   Kyle Petty UNO / STP   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3553,950running0121
153919   Dick May Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Buick3523,925running0118
163670   J.D. McDuffie Macks Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3506,135running0115
173799   Philip Duffie U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel   (Philip Duffie)Buick3493,580running0112
183248   James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Pontiac3436,095running0109
194020   Rick Newsom Bojangles'   (Rick Newsom)Chevrolet3413,260running0106
20 388   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard)Buick32711,875running88108
213594   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet3162,990running2105
221902   Mark Martin Jolly Rancher / Rogers   (Bud Reeder)Buick3105,245running097
333466   Mike Potter Cam Farm / King's Inn   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile1411,860rear end064
341021   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford1311,805valve166
361498   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1062,770valve055
233152   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2555,000wheel094

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson133
  Bobby Allison41613
  Richard Petty17215
  Slick Johnson22232
  Tim Richmond243613
  David Pearson37382
  Bobby Allison395820
  Dave Marcis59624
  Ricky Rudd63631
  Richard Petty64729
  Bobby Allison739927
  Dave Marcis1001001
  Bobby Wawak1011022
  Connie Saylor1031042
  Darrell Waltrip10512218
  Bill Elliott1231231
  Connie Saylor1241241
  Darrell Waltrip1251284
  Neil Bonnett1291291
  Tim Richmond1301378
  Dale Earnhardt13815518
  Cale Yarborough15616914
  Bobby Allison1701789
  Bill Elliott17919315
  Joe Ruttman19420512
  Jody Ridley2062061
  Bobby Allison20722519
  Richard Petty2262272
  Bill Elliott2282314
  Dale Earnhardt2322354
  Darrell Waltrip2362361
  Dale Earnhardt2372415
  Cale Yarborough24228241
  Harry Gant2832897
  Joe Ruttman29029910
  Bill Elliott3003067
  Joe Ruttman3073104
  Cale Yarborough31134030
  Dale Earnhardt3413499
  Cale Yarborough3503556
  Richard Petty3563594
  Cale Yarborough3603678

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 3250    
2   Terry Labonte 3135   -115  
3   Darrell Waltrip 3118   -132  
4   Richard Petty 2797   -453  
5   Buddy Arrington 2777   -473  
6   Harry Gant 2765   -485  
7   Dave Marcis 2732   -518  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2710   -540  
9   Ron Bouchard 2601   -649  
10   Morgan Shepherd 2527   -723  
11   Ricky Rudd 2509   -741  
12   Jimmy Means 2447   -803  
13   Jody Ridley 2435   -815  
14   Mark Martin 2373   -877  
15   Benny Parsons 2272   -978  
16   Kyle Petty 2272   -978  
17   Joe Ruttman 2230   -1020  
18   Neil Bonnett 2157   -1093  
19   J.D. McDuffie 2105   -1145  
20   Lake Speed 2097   -1153