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1982 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 30
Sunday, February 14, 1982 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:49
Average Speed: 153.991 mph
Pole Speed: 196.317 mph
Cautions: 5 for 34 laps
Margin of Victory: 22.87 sec
Attendance: 120,000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 788   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard)Buick200120,630running147185
7 233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick19830,015running12151
20 611   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick15125,375engine9108
231242   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1319,715engine799
361015   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford4414,700engine660
2 327   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick20070,725running5175
12175   Jim Sauter J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick19316,950running5132
4 544   Terry Labonte J.D. Stacy   (Billy Hagan)Buick19951,975running3165
8 41   Buddy Baker UNO / WNDB   (Hoss Ellington)Buick19840,800running3147
241171   Dave Marcis J.D. Stacy   (Dave Marcis)Buick1318,905piston396
3 82   Joe Ruttman J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick20054,820running0165
5209   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford19836,125running0155
62247   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick19837,700running0150
92390   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19728,350running0138
103830   Roy Smith Pride of Victoria   (John Edgett)Pontiac19618,975running0134
113175   Gary Balough Santon   (RahMoc Enterprises)Pontiac19618,555running0130
133370   J.D. McDuffie Macks Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac19315,235running0124
143617   Lowell Cowell Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Buick19114,950running0121
153967   Buddy Arrington Peacock Dodge Daytona   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge19113,215running0118
164264   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford18511,605running0115
174052   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Buick18510,545running0112
181362   Rick Wilson Wilson Racing   (Rick Wilson)Oldsmobile1829,750engine0109
192498   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1618,650engine0106
21 951   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile1458,150vibration0100
222537   Tom Sneva Simoniz   (Bob Rogers)Buick1448,525transmission097
251421   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford1046,950crash088
26 128   Benny Parsons J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac10321,900crash085
272143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac10314,300crash082
281896   Elliott Forbes-RobinsonJolly Rancher   (Will Cronkrite)Buick1015,900crash079
293059   Tighe Scott Russ Togs   (Tom Pistone)Buick815,050crash076
302602   Mark Martin Apache Stove   (Bud Reeder)Buick755,000valve073
31416   Stan Barrett Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick655,585engine070
322894   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick565,000engine067
33370   Delma Cowart Coastal Transmissions   (Heyward Grooms)Buick553,400engine064
342918   Donnie Allison Robinson Brothers   (Jack Ogden)Buick534,400oil pressure061
35163   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac516,050engine058
371972   Rusty Wallace Southland Fire Equipment   (John Childs)Buick404,500engine052
381513   Dick Brooks Carolina Tool & Equipment   (Bobby Hawkins)Ford244,650piston049
393531   Billie Harvey Belden Asphalt   (Billie Harvey)Buick63,875valve046
402750   Joe Millikan Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac311,250crash043
413266   Lake Speed Native Tan   (Lake Speed)Buick35,450crash040
423423   Geoffrey Bodine Bahre Racing   (Dick Bahre)Buick33,450crash037

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Connie Saylor4Spencer RacingG.C. SpencerOldsmobile
Bill Meazel05Colonial MotorsDennis TaylorPontiac
Bill Scott07Brown RacingSpencer BrownBuick
Tommy Ellis24Gordon RacingCecil GordonBuick
Ronnie Thomas25Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasPontiac
Brad Teague26Food Country USACharlie HendersonChevrolet
Tim Richmond29Fast Company Ltd.Billie HarveyFord
Blackie Wangerin39Blackie WangerinFord
Joe Booher40Booher FarmsD.K. UlrichBuick
Sterling Marlin41Matthews RacingBilly MatthewsOldsmobile
John Haver45George PharisBuick
Slick Johnson48Palatine Auto PartsJames HyltonBuick
James Hylton49Hylton EngineeringJames HyltonBuick
David Simko54Elmer SimkoPontiac
Bob Slawinski56Glenn's Auto PartsBob SlawinskiBuick
Ferrel Harris65Hills RacingDodge
Steve Moore73Franklin City Music ParkWillard MooreBuick
Bob Riley74Wawak RacingBobby WawakChevrolet
Dick Skillen78Tom GoffPontiac
Ronnie Sanders81Love Tu RentalRonnie SandersChevrolet
Joel Stowe85Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasPontiac
WDBill DennisPontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough111
  Harry Gant21312
  Dale Earnhardt14141
  Bobby Allison15206
  Dale Earnhardt21211
  Bobby Allison22287
  Dale Earnhardt29313
  Bobby Allison32343
  Dale Earnhardt35351
  Buddy Baker36361
  Bobby Allison37393
  Buddy Baker40412
  Dave Marcis42443
  Kyle Petty45517
  Bobby Allison527625
  Darrell Waltrip77771
  Bobby Allison78869
  Terry Labonte87871
  Bobby Allison8810518
  Terry Labonte1061061
  Cale Yarborough1071071
  Bobby Allison10811912
  Terry Labonte1201201
  Jim Sauter1211255
  Bobby Allison1261316
  Darrell Waltrip1321321
  Bobby Allison13314412
  Darrell Waltrip1451517
  Bobby Allison1521598
  Cale Yarborough1601623
  Bobby Allison16320038

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 185    
2   Cale Yarborough 175   -10  
3   Joe Ruttman 165   -20  
4   Terry Labonte 165   -20  
5   Bill Elliott 155   -30  
6   Harry Gant 151   -34  
7   Ron Bouchard 150   -35  
8   Buddy Baker 147   -38  
9   Jody Ridley 138   -47  
10   Roy Smith 134   -51  
11   Jim Sauter 132   -53  
12   Gary Balough 130   -55  
13   J.D. McDuffie 124   -61  
14   Lowell Cowell 121   -64  
15   Buddy Arrington 118   -67  
16   Tommy Gale 115   -70  
17   Jimmy Means 112   -73  
18   Rick Wilson 109   -76  
19   Darrell Waltrip 108   -77  
20   Morgan Shepherd 106   -79