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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 19 of 20
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, November 20, 1977 at Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:53:50
Average speed: 128.296 mph
Pole speed: 154.905 mph
Cautions: 5 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 51206
Lead changes: 37

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1977 standings

1 25   Neil Bonnett   (Cup)Jim StacyDodge20022510running960
2 143   Richard Petty   (Cup)STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge20017535running590
3 511   Cale Yarborough   (Cup)Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet20014285running40
41315   Buddy Baker   (Cup)Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford2009385running00
5 421   David Pearson   (Cup)Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury1995285running110
61090   Dick Brooks   (Cup)Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1996135running10
71412   Bobby Allison   (Cup)1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador1985085running60
81622   Ricky Rudd   (Cup)Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet1975515running30
91748   James Hylton   (Cup)Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1974505running30
10283   Richard Childress   (Cup)Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1974145running00
11 351   A.J. Foyt   (Cup)Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet1972385running00
12 872   Benny Parsons   (Cup)1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet1975410running40
133325   Joe Ruttman Pearson Realtors   (Robert Switzer)Ford1962035running050
14112   Dave Marcis   (Cup)Rod OsterlundChevrolet1961885running00
153698   Roland Wlodyka   (Cup)Rod OsterlundChevrolet1961810running00
162779   Frank Warren   (Cup)Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge1953065running00
172130   Tighe Scott   (Cup)Scotty's Fashions   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet1952880running00
183495   Harry Jefferson Jefferson Racing   (George Jefferson)Ford1951600running049
192367   Buddy Arrington   (Cup)Mistec Transmission   (Buddy Arrington)Ford1912670running00
202670   J.D. McDuffie   (Cup)J.D. McDuffieChevrolet1902510running00
212040   D.K. Ulrich   (Cup)Pacific Coast   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet1902300running00
223064   Tommy Gale   (Cup)Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1892040running00
233197   Bill Osborne Bill OsborneChevrolet1881350running00
241568   Janet Guthrie   (Cup)Kelly Girl   (Lynda Ferreri)Chevrolet1751300running50
252920   Richard White Lindsey Auto Parts   (Mike White)Chevrolet1751380running047
26226   Sonny Easley San Fernando Valley Lumber   (Sonny Easley)Ford1531200engine046
27248   Ed Negre   (Cup)Ed NegreDodge1511770fire00
284181   John Borneman Borneman Plastering   (Arthur Godfrey)Chevrolet1501200engine045
29 688   Darrell Waltrip   (Cup)Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet1374250engine80
304252   Don Graham Herbert Performance   (Bob Lehman)Chevrolet1181000engine044
314003   Ron McGee M.C. Productions   (Steve Temme)Chevrolet103950running043
323924   Cecil Gordon   (Cup)Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet1011400engine00
333239   Vince Giamformaggio Cal-French Bread   (Sam Arakalian)Chevrolet93850fire042
342593   Norm Palmer Herborn Alignment   (Norm Palmer)Dodge55800running041
353541   Ernie Stierly Allied Plating   (Ernie Stierly)Chevrolet54750drive line040
36199   Johnny Kieper Wholesale Truck Parts   (John Kieper)Chevrolet50740engine039
373709   Eddie Bradshaw C & M Racing   (Chester Papienski)Chevrolet38730engine038
381227   Sam Sommers   (Cup)M.C. AndersonChevrolet28720engine00
391801   Chuck Bown Lake's Drywall   (Gerald Craker)Chevrolet261710crash037
403874   Roger McCluskey   (Cup)Black Gold OilChevrolet20700engine00
41 973   Bill Schmitt Old Milwaukee   (Bill Schmitt)Chevrolet15700engine036
42 71   Donnie Allison   (Cup)Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet93400electrical00

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Gary Matthews4JB ChemicalsGary MatthewsChevrolet
Joseph Schultz6Crescendo Night ClubJohn SchultzChevrolet
Dean Dalton7Dean DaltonChevrolet
Steve Stolarek07Jerry HansenChevrolet
Earle Canavan10Earle CanavanDodge
Don Puskarich13Oil Field ConstructionMatt PuskarichChevrolet
Harry Goularte17U.S. ArmyDon DeanChevrolet
John Dineen18George StarksFord
?19Belden AsphaltHenley GrayChevrolet
Bennie Vaught20Gil's ChevyGil BrusuelasChevrolet
Jabe Thomas25Don RobertsonChevrolet
Ray Elder32Midland Motor HomesDave HillPlymouth
Glenn Francis33Excel TrailerTrent FrancisChevrolet
Ron Hutcherson36Encyclopedia BritannicaJohn GwinnChevrolet
Gary Johnson44Armstrong ElectricAl ClarkChevrolet
Travis Tiller46Little B CoalTravis TillerDodge
Mike Brockman50Michael BrockmanChevrolet
Jimmy Means52Means RacingBill GrayChevrolet
Jack Simpson53Automotive Frame / Stick OnlyJack SimpsonChevrolet
Bob Switzer54Pearson RealtorsRobert SwitzerFord
Bill Baker55Golden West LumberBill BakerChevrolet
Rocky Moran58Daisy ShoppeRocky MoranChevrolet
Steve Pfeifer60Fuel MateMichael McCluneyChevrolet
Jocko Maggiacomo631st National City Travelers ChecksJocko MaggiacomoMatador
Don Noel83Noel's FabricationDon NoelChevrolet
Skip Manning92StratagraphBilly HaganChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson111
  Neil Bonnett265
  Darrell Waltrip771
  Neil Bonnett892
  Darrell Waltrip10123
  Neil Bonnett13197
  Richard Petty20278
  Dick Brooks28281
  Ricky Rudd29291
  James Hylton30301
  Darrell Waltrip31344
  Benny Parsons35351
  Richard Petty36416
  Ricky Rudd42421
  Janet Guthrie43475
  James Hylton48481
  Cale Yarborough49513
  Richard Petty52576
  Bobby Allison58581
  Ricky Rudd59591
  James Hylton60601
  Bobby Allison61611
  Richard Petty627110
  Neil Bonnett729120
  David Pearson92943
  Cale Yarborough95951
  Bobby Allison96994
  Neil Bonnett10012728
  David Pearson1281292
  Benny Parsons1301312
  Neil Bonnett1321376
  Richard Petty13816528
  Benny Parsons1661661
  David Pearson1671715
  Neil Bonnett17219423
  Richard Petty1951951
  Neil Bonnett1962005

Points Standings after this race:
1   Bill Schmitt 1378    
2   Chuck Bown 1270   -108  
3   Richard White 1212   -166  
4   Gary Johnson 1179.5   -198.5  
5   Pat Mintey 1077.75   -300.25  
6   Ernie Stierly 1031.75   -346.25  
7   Sumner McKnight 958.25   -419.75  
8   John Borneman 916.5   -461.5  
9   Bill Baker 828   -550  
10   Ron Gautsche 741.75   -636.25  
11   Don Graham 678.75   -699.25  
11   Don Puskarich 678.75   -699.25  
13   Hershel McGriff 668.5   -709.5  
14   Frank Bigelow 559.25   -818.75  
15   Steve Pfeifer 498   -880  
16   Harry Goularte 462.75   -915.25  
17   Marc Vogel 390   -988  
18   Harry Jefferson 389   -989  
19   Chuck Wahl 377   -1001  
20   Roy Smith 358   -1020  
21   Vic Irvan 349.5   -1028.5