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1976 Music City USA 420


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 11 of 30
Saturday, May 8, 1976 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
420 laps on a .596 mile paved track (250.3 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:43
Average Speed: 84.512 mph
Pole Speed: 104.328 mph
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.3 sec
Attendance: 16,000
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1976 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 211   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet4208,565running398185
2 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge4206,965running1175
3 172   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet4204,645running5170
4 515   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford4193,585running0160
5 42   Bobby Allison CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury4173,465running1160
6 854   Lennie Pond Pepsi-Cola   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet4141,605running1155
7 371   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge4113,345running7151
81430   Walter Ballard Clyde Lynn   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet4011,385running0142
91005   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet3981,275running0138
101579   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge3941,215running0134
111240   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet394965running0130
12 688   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet3932,665rear end7132
132564   Elmo Langley Stamey's Bar-B-Q   (Elmo Langley)Ford393890running0124
141724   Cecil Gordon Pruette   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet391865running0121
152252   Jimmy Means Bill GrayChevrolet383555running0118
162633   Buck Baker Handy's Transmission   (Hiram Handy)Chevrolet382545running0 
17 93   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet354745transmission0112
182748   James Hylton James HyltonChevrolet256700engine0109
19208   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge227660overheating0106
201370   J.D. McDuffie Butler's   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet176650transmission0103
212825   Jabe Thomas Don RobertsonChevrolet171645engine0100
221192   Skip Manning Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet167385engine097
231647   Bruce Hill Bruce HillChevrolet142625handling094
241845   Baxter Price Baxter PriceChevrolet131365engine091
252319   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet73355suspension088
261967   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge72595overheating085
272195   Gary Myers Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet60332vibration082
282487   Walter Wallace Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet59325rear end079
293014   Sterling Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet55565oil pump076
302920   Rick Newsom Rick NewsomFord22305ignition073

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough13838
  Lennie Pond39391
  Dave Marcis40467
  Cale Yarborough47149103
  Benny Parsons1501501
  Richard Petty1511511
  Cale Yarborough1521609
  Bobby Allison1611611
  Cale Yarborough16217918
  Darrell Waltrip1801845
  Cale Yarborough185302118
  Benny Parsons3033042
  Cale Yarborough30534743
  Benny Parsons3483492
  Darrell Waltrip3503512
  Cale Yarborough35242069

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 1720    
2   Benny Parsons 1656   -64  
3   Richard Petty 1573   -147  
4   Bobby Allison 1491   -229  
5   Lennie Pond 1446   -274  
6   Dave Marcis 1442   -278  
7   Richard Childress 1382   -338  
8   Darrell Waltrip 1311   -409  
9   Cecil Gordon 1276   -444  
10   Buddy Baker 1274   -446  
11   Frank Warren 1247   -473  
12   J.D. McDuffie 1218   -502  
13   D.K. Ulrich 1205   -515  
14   James Hylton 1188   -532  
15   David Sisco 1119   -601  
16   Ed Negre 1089   -631  
17   Dick Brooks 1067   -653  
18   David Pearson 1023   -697  
19   Skip Manning 1018   -702  
20   Buddy Arrington 1002   -718