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1982 Talladega 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 19 of 30
Sunday, August 1, 1982 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:26
Average speed: 168.157 mph
Pole speed: 199.4 mph
Cautions: 5 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 90000
Lead changes: 38

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 211   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick18858770running107185
2 328   Buddy Baker J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac18834350running12175
31343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac18826975running27170
4 427   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick18811625running8165
5 544   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans / Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Buick18813095running4160
6 79   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford1888070running4155
7142   Tim Richmond Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick1889920running0146
8 898   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1888780running0142
9 63   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac1888250running0138
10 988   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Pontiac18813625running19139
111775   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Buick1877180running0130
122502   Mark Martin Apache Stove / Rogers   (Bud Reeder)Pontiac1878765running2132
131071   Dave Marcis McMillan   (Dave Marcis)Buick1867630running2129
142790   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford18611040running0121
15 150   Geoffrey Bodine Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac18512245running0118
161521   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon / National Eng.   (Wood Brothers)Ford1843305engine1120
172452   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Buick1825605running2117
183066   Lowell Cowell Kings Inn Daytona   (Roger Hamby)Oldsmobile1822935running0109
19228   Bobby Hillin, Jr. Hillin Drilling   (Bobby Hillin, Sr.)Buick1822850running0106
202367   Buddy Arrington Hills Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler1815090running0103
211617   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Buick1804725running0100
222670   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1794445running097
234099   Philip Duffie U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel   (Philip Duffie)Buick1782510running094
24316   Al Loquasto Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick1754190running091
253848   James Hylton Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Buick1744095running088
263794   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick1642255running085
271262   Rick Wilson Wilson Racing   (Rick Wilson)Buick1622170running082
283346   Travis Tiller Ring Enterprises   (Travis Tiller)Buick1142085running079
293564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford843735oil pump076
30280   Delma Cowart Coastal Transmissions   (H.L. Waters)Buick801940crash073
313619   Charlie Baker Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)Buick691835rear end070
323440   Slick Johnson Price Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick631790ignition067
333956   Bob Slawinski Chapman RacingBuick561745engine064
341947   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick478700valve061
351815   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford299290crash058
362924   Lennie Pond Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)Buick152610engine055
37214   Connie Saylor Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile132365engine052
381133   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick102520engine049
39201   Kyle Petty UNO / STP   (Hoss Ellington)Buick71475cam046
403200   Jim Hurlbert Hurlbert Racing   (Jim Hurlbert)Buick11430ignition043

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
485   oil on track 
9102  
11133   #1 stalled on track 
143017  
31388   #15 accident turn 4 
396123  
62654   debris 
668318  
84885   #0 accident turn 3 
89188100  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.3%             Average green flag run: 27.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough111
  Darrell Waltrip21312
  Richard Petty14163
  Darrell Waltrip173014
  Bill Elliott31311
  Darrell Waltrip326130
  Jimmy Means62621
  Darrell Waltrip63708
  Cale Yarborough71711
  Bobby Allison72732
  Cale Yarborough74741
  Terry Labonte75751
  Bobby Allison76761
  Richard Petty77837
  Dave Marcis84852
  Jimmy Means86861
  Mark Martin87882
  Neil Bonnett89891
  Darrell Waltrip9010112
  Cale Yarborough1021043
  Terry Labonte1051051
  Bobby Allison1061116
  Cale Yarborough1121121
  Buddy Baker1131153
  Cale Yarborough1161161
  Bobby Allison1171248
  Richard Petty1251273
  Darrell Waltrip1281303
  Bobby Allison1311322
  Darrell Waltrip13314311
  Buddy Baker1441474
  Richard Petty14815912
  Terry Labonte1601612
  Bill Elliott1621643
  Buddy Baker1651684
  Richard Petty1691702
  Buddy Baker1711711
  Darrell Waltrip17218817

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 2812    
2   Bobby Allison 2777   -35  
3   Darrell Waltrip 2691   -121  
4   Buddy Arrington 2369   -443  
5   Richard Petty 2362   -450  
6   Dave Marcis 2346   -466  
7   Dale Earnhardt 2312   -500  
8   Harry Gant 2295   -517  
9   Ron Bouchard 2255   -557  
10   Morgan Shepherd 2240   -572  
11   Ricky Rudd 2167   -645  
12   Jody Ridley 2124   -688  
13   Jimmy Means 2102   -710  
14   Mark Martin 2085   -727  
15   Benny Parsons 1970   -842  
16   Kyle Petty 1960   -852  
17   Joe Ruttman 1956   -856  
18   Neil Bonnett 1948   -864  
19   Bill Elliott 1815   -997  
20   J.D. McDuffie 1778   -1034