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1976 Winston 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 10 of 30
Sunday, May 2, 1976 at Alabama International Motor Speedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 2:56:37
Average Speed: 169.887 mph
Pole Speed: 189.197 mph
Cautions: 3 for 14 laps
Margin of Victory: 35 sec
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: 24

Glossary    1976 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
11215   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford18832,735running135185
2 511   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet18819,670running13175
3112   Bobby Allison CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury18714,960running2170
4 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18613,805running9165
5 981   Terry Ryan WAM Racing   (Bill Monaghan)Chevrolet1846,335running0155
61824   Cecil Gordon Pruette   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet1846,695running2155
7 328   Donnie Allison Gilmore   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet1845,535running0146
82847   Bruce Hill Howson Algraphy   (Bruce Hill)Chevrolet1825,525running0142
9 171   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge1829,215running16143
101479   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge1804,505running0134
113154   Lennie Pond Pepsi-Cola   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet1794,295running0130
121390   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford1773,985running0127
133531   Jim Vandiver Triple Elkhorn Mining   (Harry Ranier)Dodge1763,735running0124
141505   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet1743,675running3126
153849   John Utsman G.C. SpencerDodge1742,735running0118
162192   Skip Manning Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet1732,525running0115
172530   Tighe Scott Clyde Lynn   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet1733,065running0112
183664   Tommy Gale Stamey's Bar-B-Q   (Elmo Langley)Ford1712,955running0109
191941   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet1702,260transmission0106
204025   D.K. Ulrich Don RobertsonChevrolet1682,785running0103
213478   Dick Skillen Goffco   (Tom Goff)Chevrolet1672,135running0100
222267   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge1642,585running097
232022   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet1592,035sump094
24163   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1532,685engine091
253082   Ferrel Harris Huntington Metal   (Ferrel Harris)Dodge1421,935engine088
26 472   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet1384,785engine085
273770   J.D. McDuffie Butler's   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet1232,135engine082
28 748   James Hylton James HyltonChevrolet1192,385engine884
293236   Bobby Wawak J & B Corvette   (John Gwinn)Chevrolet1111,535engine076
303391   Bob Burcham Harold MillerChevrolet1001,510engine073
312952   Jimmy Means Bill GrayChevrolet891,435engine070
322419   Ed Negre Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet761,410engine067
33 688   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet754,385engine064
342333   Buck Baker Handy's Transmission   (Hiram Handy)Chevrolet681,355axle061
352795   Gary Myers Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet471,330engine058
361718   Joe Frasson Excuse Lounge   (Joe Frasson)Chevrolet391,405axle055
371021   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury231,780crash052
38399   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Ford231,255engine049
39 812   Neil Bonnett Schlitz   (Neil Bonnett)Chevrolet161,230clutch046
402650   Darrell Bryant Hot Rod Barns   (Cliff Stewart)Chevrolet131,205transmission043

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dave Marcis11212
  Buddy Baker13131
  Dave Marcis14141
  Buddy Baker15151
  James Hylton16172
  Dave Marcis18203
  Buddy Baker21255
  David Sisco26283
  Cecil Gordon29302
  Cale Yarborough31322
  Bobby Allison33331
  Cale Yarborough34352
  Buddy Baker365217
  Bobby Allison53531
  James Hylton54563
  Buddy Baker578630
  Cale Yarborough87871
  James Hylton88903
  Buddy Baker9112131
  Richard Petty1221232
  Cale Yarborough1241285
  Buddy Baker12915426
  Richard Petty1551617
  Cale Yarborough1621643
  Buddy Baker16518824

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 1535    
2   Benny Parsons 1486   -49  
3   Richard Petty 1398   -137  
4   Bobby Allison 1331   -204  
5   Dave Marcis 1291   -244  
6   Lennie Pond 1291   -244  
7   Richard Childress 1270   -265  
8   Darrell Waltrip 1179   -356  
9   Cecil Gordon 1155   -380  
10   J.D. McDuffie 1115   -420  
11   Buddy Baker 1114   -421  
12   Frank Warren 1113   -422  
13   James Hylton 1079   -456  
14   D.K. Ulrich 1075   -460  
15   Dick Brooks 1067   -468  
16   David Pearson 1023   -512  
17   Ed Negre 983   -552  
18   David Sisco 981   -554  
19   Skip Manning 921   -614  
20   Buddy Arrington 917   -618