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1977 Winston 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 30
Sunday, May 1, 1977 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:59
Average speed: 164.877 mph
Pole speed: 192.424 mph
Cautions: 6 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: .29 sec
Attendance: 90000
Lead changes: 63

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11188   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet18826875running18180
2 511   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet18823310running29175
3 272   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet18816500running16170
4 41   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet18812100running71170
5 62   Dave Marcis CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury18810250running3160
6 836   Ron Hutcherson Encyclopedia Britannica   (John Gwinn)Chevrolet1878450running0150
71990   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1877875running0146
81714   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet1865100running0142
93280   Terry Bivins Valvoline   (Bill Monaghan)Chevrolet1834550running0138
10 327   Sam Sommers M.C. AndersonChevrolet1835300running0134
113360   Ramo Stott Lou ViglioneChevrolet1823725running0130
123505   Peter Knab Bearfinder   (Charles Dean)Chevrolet1802875running0 
132179   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge1785330running0124
143725   Ferrel Harris Don RobertsonChevrolet1765020running0121
152964   Tommy Gale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford1744710running0118
161424   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet1734390running0115
172430   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet1734130running0112
183448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1713770running0109
192367   Buddy Arrington Sub-Tropic   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge1653460running0106
20 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge1536350engine19108
21153   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1493100running0100
221021   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury1433150engine9102
231892   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1313790engine094
242618   Joe Frasson Excuse Lounge   (Joe Frasson)Chevrolet1262050crash091
252275   Butch Hartman Butch HartmanChevrolet1222000engine088
261670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet1172515engine190
271247   Bruce Hill t. edwards   (Bruce Hill)Chevrolet1161935clutch487
283622   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet1101585engine079
29 971   Neil Bonnett Auto Race Tracks   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge1054735engine076
302516   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet992105engine073
314140   D.K. Ulrich J.R. DeLottoChevrolet982035engine070
321368   Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl   (Lynda Ferreri)Chevrolet97985engine0 
332015   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford905485clutch1569
342752   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet901355oil pump061
353081   Terry Ryan Valvoline   (Bill Monaghan)Chevrolet841330engine058
363878   Dick Skillen Goffco   (Tom Goff)Chevrolet381305engine055
373141   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet351380engine052
38 151   A.J. Foyt Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Chevrolet182355engine3 
394049   Henley Gray Lady & Son Auction   (G.C. Spencer)Dodge151230engine046
402812   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador111205engine043
41398   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge01705engine040

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Donnie Allison122
  A.J. Foyt342
  Darrell Waltrip551
  Richard Petty672
  A.J. Foyt881
  Richard Petty9113
  Cale Yarborough12121
  Bruce Hill13131
  J.D. McDuffie14141
  Dave Marcis15151
  Buddy Baker16183
  Donnie Allison19257
  Dave Marcis26261
  Cale Yarborough27293
  Darrell Waltrip30301
  Donnie Allison31322
  Buddy Baker33331
  Darrell Waltrip34341
  Donnie Allison35373
  Cale Yarborough38392
  Dave Marcis40401
  Buddy Baker41422
  Cale Yarborough43442
  Donnie Allison45462
  Buddy Baker47482
  Donnie Allison49513
  David Pearson52554
  Donnie Allison56605
  Bruce Hill61633
  Donnie Allison64663
  Buddy Baker67671
  Cale Yarborough68681
  Buddy Baker69691
  Benny Parsons70778
  Cale Yarborough78781
  Buddy Baker79835
  Cale Yarborough84863
  Darrell Waltrip87882
  Donnie Allison89968
  Cale Yarborough97993
  Benny Parsons1001001
  David Pearson1011055
  Richard Petty1061072
  Donnie Allison1081103
  Richard Petty1111122
  Cale Yarborough1131131
  Richard Petty1141163
  Cale Yarborough1171237
  Richard Petty1241241
  Donnie Allison1251262
  Darrell Waltrip1271271
  Benny Parsons1281303
  Donnie Allison1311355
  Benny Parsons1361361
  Richard Petty1371426
  Benny Parsons1431453
  Cale Yarborough1461472
  Darrell Waltrip1481481
  Cale Yarborough1491502
  Donnie Allison15116010
  Cale Yarborough1611611
  Donnie Allison16217716
  Darrell Waltrip17818811

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 1725    
2   Richard Petty 1558   -167  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1502   -223  
4   Benny Parsons 1497   -228  
5   Buddy Baker 1302   -423  
6   Dave Marcis 1300   -425  
7   Richard Childress 1236   -489  
8   Cecil Gordon 1217   -508  
9   Dick Brooks 1187   -538  
10   James Hylton 1156   -569  
11   Neil Bonnett 1139   -586  
12   J.D. McDuffie 1037   -688  
13   Bobby Allison 998   -727  
14   David Pearson 959   -766  
15   Jimmy Means 926   -799  
16   D.K. Ulrich 925   -800  
17   Tighe Scott 888   -837  
18   Frank Warren 881   -844  
19   Buddy Arrington 873   -852  
20   Skip Manning 867   -858  
21   Donnie Allison 838   -887