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1982 Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 30
Monday, September 6, 1982 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:21:00
Average speed: 115.224 mph
Pole speed: 155.739 mph
Cautions: 14 for 87 laps
Margin of victory: .79 sec
Attendance: 75000
Lead changes: 41

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 927   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick36734300running99185
2 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac36726165running20175
3 515   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford36721225running36170
4139   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford36713925running27165
51828   Buddy Baker J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac36516140running0155
62217   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Buick36510205running0150
71550   Geoffrey Bodine Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac36413825running0146
82055   Benny Parsons Weyman & Bruton   (Johnny Hayes)Buick3645375running0142
92767   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3648820running0138
101771   Dave Marcis Hudson / Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3628125running5139
111233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick3598065running7135
12304   Connie Saylor Connie Mining Tire   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile3574750running3132
13 475   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Buick3577755running26129
14241   Kyle Petty UNO / STP   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet3553950running0121
153919   Dick May Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Buick3523925running0118
163670   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3506135running0115
173799   Philip Duffie U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel   (Philip Duffie)Buick3493580running0112
183248   James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Pontiac3436095running0109
194020   Rick Newsom Bojangles'   (Rick Newsom)Chevrolet3413260running0106
20 388   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Buick32711875running88108
213594   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet3162990running2105
221902   Mark Martin Jolly Rancher / Rogers   (Bud Reeder)Buick3105245running097
233152   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac2555000wheel094
24 211   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick24013735engine2396
252564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2325220crash088
262147   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick2259340crash085
27236   D.K. Ulrich Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick2253965engine082
281690   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford2249605crash184
292636   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2002010brakes076
30 72   Tim Richmond Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick1774240engine2178
31 63   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac1684175engine175
322940   Slick Johnson Price Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick1512075engine272
333466   Mike Potter Cam Farm / King's Inn   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile1411860rear end064
341021   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford1311805valve166
351144   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans / Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1203760engine058
361498   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1062770valve055
37 103   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew / Carolina Tool   (Bobby Hawkins)Buick784490axle557
383842   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac741560engine049
393313   Earle Canavan J & B   (Earle Canavan)Buick691530engine046
402824   Lennie Pond Carolina Bank & Trust   (Cecil Gordon)Buick342500a frame043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCJoe Millikan48Palatine Auto PartsJames HyltonPontiac

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11515  
16238   #64 spun turn 1 
243512  
36383   #24 accident turn 3 
395719  
58625   #03,2 accident 
63719  
72765   #13 engine 
779822  
991046   #55 flat tire 
10512117  
1221287   #44 accident turn 1 
12915426  
1551617   #99 spun 
1621687  
1691735   #3 engine 
1741774  
1781858   #2 engine 
18620419  
2052117   #36 accident turn 2 
21222615  
2272315   #1,47,64,90 accident turn 1 
23228150  
2822898  
2902989  
2993068  
30734438  
3453495   debris 
35036718  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.7%             Average green flag run: 18.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson133
  Bobby Allison41613
  Richard Petty17215
  Slick Johnson22232
  Tim Richmond243613
  David Pearson37382
  Bobby Allison395820
  Dave Marcis59624
  Ricky Rudd63631
  Richard Petty64729
  Bobby Allison739927
  Dave Marcis1001001
  Bobby Wawak1011022
  Connie Saylor1031042
  Darrell Waltrip10512218
  Bill Elliott1231231
  Connie Saylor1241241
  Darrell Waltrip1251284
  Neil Bonnett1291291
  Tim Richmond1301378
  Dale Earnhardt13815518
  Cale Yarborough15616914
  Bobby Allison1701789
  Bill Elliott17919315
  Joe Ruttman19420512
  Jody Ridley2062061
  Bobby Allison20722519
  Richard Petty2262272
  Bill Elliott2282314
  Dale Earnhardt2322354
  Darrell Waltrip2362361
  Dale Earnhardt2372415
  Cale Yarborough24228241
  Harry Gant2832897
  Joe Ruttman29029910
  Bill Elliott3003067
  Joe Ruttman3073104
  Cale Yarborough31134030
  Dale Earnhardt3413499
  Cale Yarborough3503556
  Richard Petty3563594
  Cale Yarborough3603678

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 3250    
2   Terry Labonte 3135   -115  
3   Darrell Waltrip 3118   -132  
4   Richard Petty 2797   -453  
5   Buddy Arrington 2777   -473  
6   Harry Gant 2765   -485  
7   Dave Marcis 2732   -518  
8   Dale Earnhardt 2710   -540  
9   Ron Bouchard 2601   -649  
10   Morgan Shepherd 2527   -723  
11   Ricky Rudd 2509   -741  
12   Jimmy Means 2447   -803  
13   Jody Ridley 2435   -815  
14   Mark Martin 2373   -877  
15   Benny Parsons 2272   -978  
15   Kyle Petty 2272   -978  
17   Joe Ruttman 2230   -1020  
18   Neil Bonnett 2157   -1093  
19   J.D. McDuffie 2105   -1145  
20   Lake Speed 2097   -1153