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1982 National 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 30
Sunday, October 10, 1982 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:39:05
Average Speed: 137.208 mph
Pole Speed: 164.694 mph
Cautions: 6 for 34 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.93 sec
Attendance: 65,000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 133   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick33447,740running24180
2 59   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford33433,040running22175
31003   David Pearson Chattanooga Chew   (Bobby Hawkins)Buick33313,915running0165
41375   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (RahMoc Enterprises)Buick33114,010running1165
5 955   Benny Parsons Weyman & Bruton   (Johnny Hayes)Buick3318,765running0155
61228   Buddy Baker Ranier Racing   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac33115,440running0150
71790   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford32913,640running0146
8 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac32813,420running0142
91188   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard)Buick32613,620engine280148
102562   Rick Wilson Wilson Racing   (Rick Wilson)Oldsmobile3269,815running0134
112852   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Buick3237,240running0130
123384   Rick Baldwin Aladdin Hotel   (Rick Baldwin)Dodge3236,065running0127
13 250   Geoffrey Bodine Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac31913,815engine5129
14 311   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick31814,165running2126
15266   D.K. Ulrich Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick3106,630running0118
161844   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans / Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Buick3098,470engine0115
173724   John Anderson Western Carolina Forklift   (Cecil Gordon)Buick3056,100running0112
184070   J.D. McDuffie Macks Stores   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac2885,890engine0109
19202   Tim Richmond Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick2825,580running0106
203648   Lennie Pond Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet2655,365running0103
212317   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Buick2616,260engine0100
221967   Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler2603,690running097
233241   Sterling Marlin Jiffy Lube   (Billy Matthews)Oldsmobile2563,615engine094
24218   Dick Brooks Sonny's Barbeque   (Steve Harrison)Pontiac2391,515clutch091
251515   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford2379,565ball joint088
263436   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)Pontiac2271,415crash085
273978   Richard Brickhouse Sundrop   (Tom Goff)Pontiac2201,390crash082
28 721   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon / National Eng.   (Wood Brothers)Ford2191,855ignition079
29221   Kyle Petty UNO / STP   (Hoss Ellington)Buick1911,340engine076
30 498   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick1783,580engine073
31 63   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac1223,445engine070
322471   Dave Marcis Hudson / Transmissions Unlimited   (Dave Marcis)Buick992,900engine067
331427   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick981,640engine064
342777   Dean Combs Boulevard Datsun   (Irv Sanderson)Buick911,115transmission061
352947   Ron Bouchard J.D. Stacy   (Jack Beebe)Oldsmobile798,090engine058
363064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford682,080oil pump055
373842   Ronnie Thomas Thomas Racing   (Ronnie Thomas)Pontiac661,070valve052
381602   Mark Martin Jolly Rancher   (Bud Reeder)Buick592,565valve049
39314   Connie Saylor Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)Oldsmobile371,055water pump046
403546   Travis Tiller Ring Enterprises   (Travis Tiller)Buick71,050crash043

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Harry Gant11919
  Bobby Allison206546
  Darrell Waltrip66672
  Geoffrey Bodine68725
  Bobby Allison73184112
  Joe Ruttman1851851
  Bobby Allison1861949
  Bill Elliott19520511
  Bobby Allison20622621
  Bill Elliott2272326
  Bobby Allison23332492
  Bill Elliott3253295
  Harry Gant3303345

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 3821    
2   Darrell Waltrip 3784   -37  
3   Terry Labonte 3652   -169  
4   Harry Gant 3393   -428  
5   Richard Petty 3301   -520  
6   Buddy Arrington 3235   -586  
7   Dave Marcis 3226   -595  
8   Dale Earnhardt 3091   -730  
9   Ron Bouchard 3065   -756  
10   Ricky Rudd 2962   -859  
11   Morgan Shepherd 2942   -879  
12   Jimmy Means 2916   -905  
13   Jody Ridley 2895   -926  
14   Kyle Petty 2778   -1043  
15   Joe Ruttman 2724   -1097  
16   Mark Martin 2698   -1123  
17   Benny Parsons 2582   -1239  
18   Lake Speed 2570   -1251  
19   Neil Bonnett 2496   -1325  
20   J.D. McDuffie 2484   -1337