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1977 Southeastern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 30
Sunday, April 17, 1977 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:38:20
Average speed: 100.989 mph
Pole speed: 110.168 mph
Cautions: 2 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: 7 laps +
Attendance: 30000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 111   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet50023300running495185
2 790   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford4937750running0170
3 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge4916100running0165
4 671   Neil Bonnett Auto Race Tracks   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge4904200running0160
5 472   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet4883950running2160
6 212   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador4871700running0150
71548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4792400running0146
8103   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet4792080running0142
92752   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet470900running0138
101422   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet4651900running0134
112168   Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl   (Lynda Ferreri)Chevrolet457750running0130
121392   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4481770running0127
132079   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge4451620running0124
143067   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge4391540running0121
152427   Sam Sommers M.C. AndersonChevrolet437640running0118
162864   Elmo Langley Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford4351420running0115
171624   Cecil Gordon Cecil GordonChevrolet4341240running0112
181125   Ferrel Harris Don RobertsonChevrolet4341410running0109
19 888   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet4212730running1111
201270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet4201160fatigue0103
21 52   Dave Marcis Shoney's Big Boy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4122790running2105
222616   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet411720running097
231719   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet390700running094
242295   Junior Miller Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet309440engine091
25238   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge198670engine088
262540   D.K. Ulrich J.R. DeLottoChevrolet168650brakes085
271920   Rick Newsom Gillespie Painting   (Rick Newsom)Ford119380water pump082
281830   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet95620crash079
29 915   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford372560overheating076
302945   Larry LaMay Baxter PriceChevrolet36350driveshaft073

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough19393
  Benny Parsons94941
  Darrell Waltrip95951
  Benny Parsons96961
  Cale Yarborough97239143
  Dave Marcis2402412
  Cale Yarborough242500259

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 1365    
2   Richard Petty 1280   -85  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1217   -148  
4   Benny Parsons 1152   -213  
5   Buddy Baker 1142   -223  
6   Dave Marcis 1037   -328  
7   Richard Childress 1002   -363  
8   Cecil Gordon 978   -387  
9   James Hylton 935   -430  
10   Neil Bonnett 931   -434  
11   Dick Brooks 891   -474  
12   Bobby Allison 849   -516  
13   J.D. McDuffie 809   -556  
14   Buddy Arrington 767   -598  
15   Frank Warren 757   -608  
16   D.K. Ulrich 737   -628  
17   Jimmy Means 723   -642  
18   Ed Negre 704   -661  
19   David Pearson 702   -663  
20   Skip Manning 691   -674