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1976 Riverside 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 30
Sunday, June 13, 1976 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
95 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (248.900 miles)

Time of race: 2:20:31
Average speed: 106.279 mph
Pole speed: 111.437 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of victory: 1.6 sec
Attendance: 29500
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1976 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1976 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury9515150running40180
2 22   Bobby Allison CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury9510695running7175
3 372   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet947550running0165
4 996   Ray Elder Racing Farmers   (Fred Elder)Dodge944970running0160
5 415   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford945540running0155
61088   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet934820running0150
7 611   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet934310running48156
8 538   Jimmy Insolo Martin's Union 76   (Roger Paquette)Chevrolet922070running0142
9 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge925500running0138
101671   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge923990running0134
11123   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet912125running0130
121324   Cecil Gordon Pruette   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet902015running0127
132737   Chuck Wahl Excel Trailer / Performance Products   (DuWayne Wahl)Chevrolet901565running0124
141870   J.D. McDuffie Butler's   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet891715running0121
152209   Eddie Bradshaw C & M Racing   (Chester Papienski)Chevrolet891340running0118
162548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet871440running0115
173569   Bill Polich D. Nienberg HayChevrolet861165running0112
183189   Don Reynolds Riley Plastering   (Tom Reynolds)Chevrolet831140running0109
191901   Chuck Bown Lake's Drywall   (Gerald Craker)Chevrolet821115running0106
202379   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge811340engine0103
212813   Don Puskarich Oil Field Construction   (Matt Puskarich)Chevrolet811065running0100
223418   John Dineen Starks   (George Stark)Ford731040running097
231744   Gary Matthews Noble Auto Parts   (Charles Noble)Chevrolet711015rear end094
24298   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge711240running091
251454   Lennie Pond Pepsi-Cola   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet701215oil pump088
262640   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet571190engine085
272429   Roy Smith Mercury Marine   (Dick Midgley)Chevrolet54915oil pressure082
28309   J.C. Danielsen Chico's Auto Parts   (John Irvan)Dodge39890engine079
291512   Neil Bonnett Ill Eagle   (Neil Bonnett)Chevrolet36865brakes076
301176   Hugh Pearson Buzby   (Hugh Pearson)Chevrolet32840engine073
31 850   Rusty Sanders Stock Car Products   (Michael Brockman)Chevrolet29815crash070
322022   John Hamson Ed Cholakian   (Greg Hamson)Chevrolet26790engine067
333241   Ernie Stierly Allied Plating   (Ernie Stierly)Chevrolet21765transmission064
34215   Jim Thirkettle Allied Box & Crate   (Jim Thirkettle)Chevrolet9715engine061
353320   Ron Esau Peralta   (Ron Esau)Ford6665clutch058

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson144
  Bobby Allison562
  Cale Yarborough771
  Bobby Allison881
  Cale Yarborough93022
  Bobby Allison31344
  Cale Yarborough355925
  David Pearson609536

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Benny Parsons 2161    
2   Cale Yarborough 2138   -23  
3   Richard Petty 2036   -125  
4   Bobby Allison 1991   -170  
5   Dave Marcis 1827   -334  
6   Lennie Pond 1818   -343  
7   Richard Childress 1758   -403  
8   Darrell Waltrip 1664   -497  
9   Buddy Baker 1663   -498  
10   Frank Warren 1583   -578  
11   David Pearson 1563   -598  
12   Cecil Gordon 1561   -600  
13   J.D. McDuffie 1545   -616  
14   James Hylton 1539   -622  
15   D.K. Ulrich 1532   -629  
16   Dick Brooks 1359   -802  
17   David Sisco 1350   -811  
18   Ed Negre 1323   -838  
19   Skip Manning 1212   -949  
20   Buddy Arrington 1193   -968  
21   Walter Ballard 1032   -1129