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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 30
Sunday, February 14, 1982 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:49
Average speed: 153.991 mph
Pole speed: 196.317 mph
Cautions: 5 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: 22.87 sec
Attendance: 120000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 788   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Buick200120630running147185
2 327   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick20070725running5175
3 82   Joe Ruttman J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick20054820running0165
4 544   Terry Labonte J.D. Stacy   (Billy Hagan)Buick19951975running3165
5209   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford19836125running0155
62247   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick19837700running0150
7 233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick19830015running12151
8 41   Buddy Baker UNO / WNDB   (Hoss Ellington)Buick19840800running3147
92390   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19728350running0138
103830   Roy Smith Pride of Victoria   (John Edgett)Pontiac19618975running0134
113175   Gary Balough Santon   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Pontiac19618555running0130
12175   Jim Sauter J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick19316950running5132
133370   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac19315235running0124
143617   Lowell Cowell Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Buick19114950running0121
153967   Buddy Arrington Jim Peacock Dodge Daytona   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler19113215running0118
164264   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford18511605running0115
174052   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Buick18510545running0112
181362   Rick Wilson Wilson Racing   (Rick Wilson)Oldsmobile1829750engine0109
192498   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1618650engine0106
20 611   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick15125375engine9108
21 951   A.J. Foyt Valvoline / Gilmore   (A.J. Foyt)Oldsmobile1458150vibration0100
222537   Tom Sneva Simoniz   (Bob Rogers)Buick1448525transmission097
231242   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1319715engine799
241171   Dave Marcis W.H. Bowlin   (Dave Marcis)Buick1318905piston396
251421   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford1046950crash088
26 128   Benny Parsons J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac10321900crash085
272143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac10314300crash082
281896   Elliott Forbes-Robinson Jolly Rancher   (Will Cronkrite)Buick1015900crash079
293059   Tighe Scott Russ Togs   (Tom Pistone)Buick815050crash076
302602   Mark Martin Apache Stove   (Bud Reeder)Buick755000valve073
31416   Stan Barrett Native Tan   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick655585engine070
322894   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick565000engine067
33370   Delma Cowart Coastal Transmissions   (Heyward Grooms)Buick553400engine064
342918   Donnie Allison Robinson Brothers   (Jack Ogden)Buick534400oil pressure061
35163   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac516050engine058
361015   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford4414700engine660
371972   Rusty Wallace Southland Fire Equipment   (John Childs)Buick404500engine052
381513   Dick Brooks Carolina Tool & Equipment   (Bobby Hawkins)Ford244650piston049
393531   Billie Harvey Belden Asphalt   (Billie Harvey)Buick63875valve046
402750   Joe Millikan Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac311250crash043
413266   Lake Speed Native Tan   (Lake Speed)Buick35450crash040
423423   Geoffrey Bodine Oxford 250   (Dick Bahre)Buick33450crash037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Connie Saylor4Spencer RacingG.C. SpencerOldsmobile
Bill Meazel05Colonial MotorsDennis TaylorPontiac
Bill Scott07Brown RacingSpencer BrownBuick
Tommy Ellis24Gordon RacingCecil GordonBuick
Ronnie Thomas25Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasPontiac
Brad Teague26Food Country USACharlie HendersonChevrolet
Tim Richmond29MotorcraftMike LovernFord
Blackie Wangerin39Blackie WangerinFord
Joe Booher40Booher FarmsD.K. UlrichBuick
Sterling Marlin411982 World's Fair KnoxvilleBilly MatthewsOldsmobile
John Haver45George PharisBuick
Slick Johnson48Palatine Auto PartsJames HyltonBuick
James Hylton49Hylton EngineeringJames HyltonBuick
David Simko54Elmer SimkoPontiac
Bob Slawinski56Glenn's Auto PartsBarney ChapmanBuick
Ferrel Harris65Hills RacingDodge
Bob Riley74Wawak RacingBobby WawakChevrolet
Dick Skillen78Tom GoffPontiac
Ronnie Sanders81Love Tu RentalRonnie SandersChevrolet
Joel Stowe85Thomas RacingRonnie ThomasPontiac
WDDick May04J.D. StacyBuick
WDFerrel Harris8Dick Brooks HondaDodge
WDBill Dennis09Falk RacingEddie FalkPontiac
WDSterling Marlin14Fowler RacingChevrolet
WDRick Newsom20Superior PipingOldsmobile
WDTravis Tiller46Ring EnterprisesChevrolet
WDAlan West57Fogg RacingBuick
WDSteve Moore73Franklin Music Park / Barnes FreightBuick
WDJoey Arrington77Hills RacingBuddy ArringtonDodge
WDMorgan Shepherd87Dingler RacingChevrolet
WDDon Whittington93Smith RacingOldsmobile
WDBill Hollar99Hollar Racing EnterprisesPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
5128   #23,50,52,66,70,94 accident tri-oval 
13153  
16183   debris 
198567  
869510   #59 accident turn 2 
961049  
1051117   #1,21,28,43,47,96 accident turn 1 
1121198  
1201256   #27,75 accident backstretch 
12620075  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.0%             Average green flag run: 27.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough111
  Harry Gant21312
  Dale Earnhardt14141
  Bobby Allison15206
  Dale Earnhardt21211
  Bobby Allison22287
  Dale Earnhardt29313
  Bobby Allison32343
  Dale Earnhardt35351
  Buddy Baker36361
  Bobby Allison37393
  Buddy Baker40412
  Dave Marcis42443
  Kyle Petty45517
  Bobby Allison527625
  Darrell Waltrip77771
  Bobby Allison78869
  Terry Labonte87871
  Bobby Allison8810518
  Terry Labonte1061061
  Cale Yarborough1071071
  Bobby Allison10811912
  Terry Labonte1201201
  Jim Sauter1211255
  Bobby Allison1261316
  Darrell Waltrip1321321
  Bobby Allison13314412
  Darrell Waltrip1451517
  Bobby Allison1521598
  Cale Yarborough1601623
  Bobby Allison16320038

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 185    
2   Cale Yarborough 175   -10  
3   Joe Ruttman 165   -20  
3   Terry Labonte 165   -20  
5   Bill Elliott 155   -30  
6   Harry Gant 151   -34  
7   Ron Bouchard 150   -35  
8   Buddy Baker 147   -38  
9   Jody Ridley 138   -47  
10   Roy Smith 134   -51  
11   Jim Sauter 132   -53  
12   Gary Balough 130   -55  
13   J.D. McDuffie 124   -61  
14   Lowell Cowell 121   -64  
15   Buddy Arrington 118   -67  
16   Tommy Gale 115   -70  
17   Jimmy Means 112   -73  
18   Rick Wilson 109   -76  
19   Darrell Waltrip 108   -77  
20   Morgan Shepherd 106   -79