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1982 Northwestern Bank 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 30
Sunday, April 18, 1982 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:33:37
Average speed: 97.646 mph
Pole speed: 114.801 mph
Cautions: 6 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 30000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 111   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick40032300running345185
2 344   Terry Labonte J.D. Stacy   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet40013835running41175
31415   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford40012425running10170
41028   Benny Parsons J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac40011525running2165
51943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac39910000running2160
6 233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick3994945running0150
71698   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick3992250running0146
8 588   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet3986600running0142
9 73   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac3983525running0138
101137   Neil Bonnett Rogers Racing   (Bob Rogers)Buick3973440running0134
11172   Tim Richmond Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick3973020running00
12 875   Joe Ruttman Rahmoc EnterprisesBuick3972985running0127
13 647   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick3966875running0124
142042   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac3952800running0121
151250   Geoffrey Bodine Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3957300running00
162267   Buddy Arrington Hills Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3912495running0115
171890   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3907025running0112
182352   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Buick3902395running0109
19276   D.K. Ulrich Old Milwaukee Light   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick3842190running0106
202470   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3832060running0103
21298   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Hillin Drilling   (Bobby Hillin, Sr.)Buick378805running0100
222126   Brad Teague Food Country USA   (Charlie Henderson)Chevrolet313825running097
233025   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac296745rear end094
241317   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Buick2281815rear end091
25 402   Mark Martin Apache Stove   (Bud Reeder)Pontiac227785rear end088
262524   Lennie Pond Western Carolina Forklift   (Cecil Gordon)Buick1151215rear end085
272897   Bob Schacht Test Tube   (Bob Schacht)Oldsmobile113705rear end082
281501   Butch Lindley GT Racing   (Emanuel Zervakis)Buick65695engine079
29 971   Dave Marcis J.D. Stacy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet651135engine076
302648   Slick Johnson Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Pontiac81125valve073

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Rick Newsom20Newsom RacingRick NewsomChevrolet
Bob Jarvis32ClinomintBill TerryBuick
Dick May40Price RacingD.K. UlrichBuick
Tommy Gale64Sunny King Ford & HondaElmo LangleyFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11111  
12165   #15 spun turn 3 
174731  
48525   #01,17 accident turn 2 
5313684  
1371459   #47 accident turn 2 
146292147  
2932986   ambulance 
2993002  
3013066   #2 accident frontstretch 
30739791  
3984003   #44,88 accident turn 4 
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.5%             Average green flag run: 61.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip14848
  Richard Petty49491
  Darrell Waltrip5013788
  Richard Petty1381381
  Dale Earnhardt13914810
  Darrell Waltrip149291143
  Terry Labonte2922932
  Benny Parsons2942952
  Terry Labonte29633439
  Darrell Waltrip33540066

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 1127    
2   Benny Parsons 1058   -69  
3   Darrell Waltrip 995   -132  
4   Bobby Allison 984   -143  
5   Morgan Shepherd 944   -183  
6   Dale Earnhardt 942   -185  
7   Harry Gant 937   -190  
8   Richard Petty 896   -231  
9   Buddy Arrington 873   -254  
10   Jimmy Means 802   -325  
11   Dave Marcis 800   -327  
12   Ron Bouchard 785   -342  
13   Neil Bonnett 759   -368  
14   Jody Ridley 750   -377  
15   Kyle Petty 729   -398  
16   Cale Yarborough 700   -427  
17   Joe Ruttman 696   -431  
18   Mark Martin 686   -441  
19   Joe Millikan 678   -449  
20   J.D. McDuffie 665   -462