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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 13 of 30
Sunday, May 29, 1977 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:21:29
Average speed: 137.676 mph
Pole speed: 161.435 mph
Cautions: 6 for 31 laps
Margin of victory: 30.8 sec
Attendance: 115000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge40069550running311185
2 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury40038535running64175
3 772   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet39816735running11170
41554   Lennie Pond Ronnie ElderChevrolet39712850running1 
5 615   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford39712240running0155
6 488   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet39610600running0150
71471   Neil Bonnett Auto Race Tracks   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge3946060running0146
82090   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3927260running0142
9 827   Sam Sommers M.C. AndersonChevrolet3926310running0138
10 992   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet3916915running0134
111036   Ron Hutcherson Encyclopedia Britannica   (John Gwinn)Chevrolet3895405running0 
121314   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet3873885running1132
131984   Morgan Shepherd Makar Enterprises   (Jim Makar)Mercury3873485running0124
14223   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3864945running0121
15219   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Ford3853185running0118
163930   Tighe Scott Northwest Auto Auction   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet3844625running0115
171822   Ricky Rudd Hi-Tech   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet3842960running2117
183167   Buddy Arrington Sub-Tropic   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3824240running0109
193352   Jimmy Means Posey's Auto Parts   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet3823480running0106
201249   G.C. Spencer Lady & Son Auction   (G.C. Spencer)Dodge3732560running0103
213457   Dick May McClure Motors   (Alfred McClure)Ford3722310running0100
223824   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet3603295running097
232775   Butch Hartman Hartman Autocar   (Butch Hartman)Chevrolet3522160running094
24 311   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet3507360running091
252970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet3472910running088
262879   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge3362300running085
273591   Harold Miller Bartow Paving   (Harold Miller)Chevrolet3331585clutch082
281748   James Hylton WKIT   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3002240engine079
292681   Terry Ryan Valvoline   (Bill Monaghan)Chevrolet2711510axle076
30236   Harry Gant Sherrill Enterprises   (Sherrill Green)Chevrolet2661460engine073
312447   Bruce Hill t. edwards   (Bruce Hill)Chevrolet2571360running070
324016   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)Chevrolet2401955engine067
33 51   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet2194085engine869
343040   D.K. Ulrich Transit Damaged Freight   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet1861885oil pump061
35328   Ed Negre Marshal's Used Cars   (Ed Negre)Dodge1851735engine058
36162   Dave Marcis CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury1681850engine260
373764   Tommy Gale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford871700engine052
383619   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet641675crash049
391112   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador631175engine046
402560   Ramo Stott Lou ViglioneChevrolet31125oil pressure043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rick Newsom20Gillespie PaintingRick NewsomFord
Bruce Jacobi78Tom GoffChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson11717
  Dave Marcis18181
  Coo Coo Marlin19191
  Ricky Rudd20212
  Richard Petty22221
  Donnie Allison23231
  Richard Petty244724
  David Pearson487326
  Dave Marcis74741
  David Pearson75839
  Donnie Allison84863
  Richard Petty87926
  Benny Parsons93986
  Richard Petty991013
  Donnie Allison1021021
  Richard Petty10312826
  Lennie Pond1291291
  Donnie Allison1301323
  Richard Petty13317947
  Benny Parsons1801812
  Richard Petty18224463
  Benny Parsons2452473
  David Pearson2482569
  Richard Petty25726610
  David Pearson2672693
  Richard Petty270400131

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 2176    
2   Richard Petty 2068   -108  
3   Benny Parsons 2002   -174  
4   Darrell Waltrip 1987   -189  
5   Buddy Baker 1745   -431  
6   Dick Brooks 1581   -595  
7   Cecil Gordon 1565   -611  
8   Richard Childress 1542   -634  
9   Dave Marcis 1520   -656  
10   James Hylton 1429   -747  
11   J.D. McDuffie 1340   -836  
12   Bobby Allison 1332   -844  
13   David Pearson 1314   -862  
14   Neil Bonnett 1285   -891  
15   Jimmy Means 1246   -930  
16   Buddy Arrington 1230   -946  
17   Skip Manning 1213   -963  
18   D.K. Ulrich 1210   -966  
19   Frank Warren 1127   -1049  
20   Tighe Scott 1124   -1052  
21   Ed Negre 1008   -1168