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1982 Warner W. Hodgdon Carolina 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 30
Sunday, March 28, 1982 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:03:27
Average speed: 108.992 mph
Pole speed: 141.577 mph
Cautions: 9 for 86 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lp 1 cl
Attendance: 48000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11127   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick49217360running51180
2 944   Terry Labonte J.D. Stacy   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet49113705running5175
3 128   Benny Parsons J.D. Stacy   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac49117300running2170
41488   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard Racing)Chevrolet49110825running18165
52098   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick4894825running0155
6 550   Joe Millikan Performance Connection   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac48910300running5155
7 411   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick48914700running148156
8 333   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick4885930running28147
93167   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge4715360running0138
102570   J.D. McDuffie Mack's Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac4685200running0134
113264   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford4504780running0130
122175   Gary Balough Sanyo   (Rahmoc Enterprises)Buick4444515crash0127
132640   Dick May Baxter Price   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick4441800running0124
14191   Buddy Baker UNO   (Hoss Ellington)Buick4411700crash6126
15103   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac4373960running0118
16 847   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Buick4358550crash0115
173452   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Pontiac4032670running0112
182248   Slick Johnson Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Buick4023505running0109
191321   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon / National Eng.   (Wood Brothers)Ford3862050engine128111
203325   Ronnie Thomas Jabe Thomas   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac3761360running0103
212971   Dave Marcis J.D. Stacy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet3473200running0100
222318   Donnie Allison Hodges   (Jack Ogden)Buick2711180engine097
23129   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford2551140steering094
24 22   Joe Ruttman J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick2063790steering7096
25 615   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford1918660overheating3093
26176   D.K. Ulrich Ulrich Racing   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick1752700engine085
271842   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1702650clutch082
282494   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Buick162940shocks079
292806   Ernie Cline Bob HaasPontiac154900rear end076
301543   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac1198660crash178
313029   Tim Richmond Fast Company Ltd.   (Mike Lovern)Ford112820engine00
322737   Mark Martin Rogers Leasing / Simoniz / Apache Stove   (Bob Rogers)Buick1112440valve067
33 790   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford799140crash064
341617   Lake Speed Kings Inn   (Roger Hamby)Buick421700crash061

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Mark Martin37driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCTom Sneva37Rogers Leasing / Simoniz / Apache StoveBob RogersBuick
WDMark Martin02Apache StoveBud ReederBuick
WDDick Brooks13Carolina ToolBobby HawkinsFord
WDLennie Pond24Washington FreightlinerCecil GordonBuick

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14545  
46538  
54607  
61644  
657915  
8010021  
10112020  
12113818  
1391435  
14415310  
154317164  
3183225  
323443121  
44445411  
4554562  
4574626  
46348321  
4844863  
4874926  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 40.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Benny Parsons111
  Joe Ruttman24544
  Benny Parsons46461
  Joe Ruttman477226
  Dale Earnhardt73808
  Richard Petty81811
  Dale Earnhardt8210120
  Darrell Waltrip1021032
  Dale Earnhardt1041052
  Darrell Waltrip10612116
  Buddy Baker1221221
  Harry Gant12313816
  Darrell Waltrip1391446
  Harry Gant14515612
  Bobby Allison1571659
  Neil Bonnett16622964
  Darrell Waltrip2302323
  Buddy Baker2332342
  Joe Millikan2352395
  Neil Bonnett24030061
  Darrell Waltrip3013066
  Neil Bonnett3073126
  Terry Labonte3133142
  Neil Bonnett3153173
  Buddy Baker3183203
  Terry Labonte3213233
  Bobby Allison3243241
  Darrell Waltrip32541894
  Cale Yarborough4194202
  Bobby Allison4214222
  Darrell Waltrip42344321
  Cale Yarborough44449249

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 802    
2   Bobby Allison 749   -53  
3   Benny Parsons 728   -74  
4   Morgan Shepherd 720   -82  
5   Darrell Waltrip 711   -91  
6   Harry Gant 681   -121  
7   Richard Petty 661   -141  
8   Dave Marcis 642   -160  
9   Buddy Arrington 616   -186  
10   Ron Bouchard 600   -202  
11   Dale Earnhardt 587   -215  
12   Joe Ruttman 569   -233  
13   Gary Balough 564   -238  
14   Joe Millikan 563   -239  
14   Jimmy Means 563   -239  
16   Jody Ridley 541   -261  
17   Neil Bonnett 529   -273  
18   Cale Yarborough 525   -277  
19   Tommy Gale 509   -293  
20   J.D. McDuffie 507   -295