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1982 Warner W. Hodgdon American 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 28 of 30
Sunday, October 31, 1982 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:20:47
Average speed: 115.122 mph
Pole speed: 143.228 mph
Cautions: 8 for 76 laps
Margin of victory: 9.5 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 33

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 411   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick49226610running49180
2 788   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Buick49220100running127180
31221   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford4928100running108170
41844   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans / Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet4918480running3165
5 298   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick4917455running18160
61943   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac49111100running14155
7 328   Buddy Baker Ranier Racing   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac48811000running34151
82047   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick4869700running0142
92648   Lennie Pond Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet4795660running0138
10246   D.K. Ulrich Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick4715400running0134
112171   Dave Marcis Hudson / Buck Stove   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet4674680running0130
12149   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford4632095running0127
133394   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Buick4581800running0124
14 815   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford4459300engine52126
152852   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet4444070running0118
162964   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4443910running0115
17 52   Tim Richmond J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick4363670running0112
18 975   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Buick3903480steering0109
192540   Slick Johnson Turbo Sales & Service   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick3871300engine0106
203087   Randy Baker Buck Baker Driving School   (Buck Baker)Pontiac3471300running0103
213478   Richard Brickhouse House of Raeford   (Tom Goff)Pontiac3371220oil leak0100
222770   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac3353160crash097
232367   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge3252830crash094
241102   Mark Martin Martin Racing   (Bud Reeder)Buick3143280con arm091
25 127   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick2882760crash3293
263241   Joe Millikan Matthews Racing   (Billy Matthews)Oldsmobile2771020crash085
271550   Geoffrey Bodine Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac2458030engine082
28 63   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac2422610engine079
291642   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac2081475valve076
303525   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac204860oil pressure073
311790   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1918220engine070
321033   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick1482440engine5572
332217   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac911740oil pressure064
34131   Benny Parsons UNO   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet68700crash061
353120   Rick Newsom Bull Frog Knits   (Rick Newsom)Chevrolet27675crash058

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDDavid Pearson03Chattanooga ChewBobby HawkinsBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11515  
162510  
264419  
45495  
50556  
56583  
596911  
709021  
9118090  
1811833  
184290107  
29130111  
30233635  
33734610  
3473537  
35436613  
367492126  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.4%             Average green flag run: 46.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough177
  Buddy Baker83124
  Cale Yarborough324514
  Neil Bonnett465611
  Darrell Waltrip57604
  Cale Yarborough617010
  Morgan Shepherd718818
  Dale Earnhardt89913
  Harry Gant9214655
  Dale Earnhardt14716418
  Bobby Allison1651684
  Neil Bonnett1691702
  Buddy Baker17118010
  Cale Yarborough1811811
  Dale Earnhardt1821898
  Neil Bonnett19019910
  Dale Earnhardt20020910
  Neil Bonnett21022718
  Dale Earnhardt22823912
  Neil Bonnett24027233
  Richard Petty2732742
  Bobby Allison27529117
  Darrell Waltrip2922921
  Neil Bonnett29331018
  Bobby Allison31133727
  Dale Earnhardt3383381
  Bobby Allison3393468
  Darrell Waltrip3473548
  Richard Petty3553639
  Neil Bonnett36437916
  Bobby Allison38045071
  Terry Labonte4514533
  Richard Petty4544563
  Darrell Waltrip45749236

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 4149    
2   Bobby Allison 4112   -37  
3   Terry Labonte 3982   -167  
4   Richard Petty 3621   -528  
5   Harry Gant 3612   -537  
6   Buddy Arrington 3463   -686  
7   Dave Marcis 3435   -714  
8   Ron Bouchard 3328   -821  
9   Dale Earnhardt 3299   -850  
10   Ricky Rudd 3216   -933  
10   Morgan Shepherd 3216   -933  
12   Jimmy Means 3172   -977  
13   Jody Ridley 3116   -1033  
14   Joe Ruttman 2988   -1161  
15   Kyle Petty 2954   -1195  
16   Mark Martin 2892   -1257  
17   Neil Bonnett 2763   -1386  
18   Lake Speed 2710   -1439  
19   J.D. McDuffie 2699   -1450  
20   Benny Parsons 2643   -1506