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1976 Capital City 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 30
Sunday, September 12, 1976 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
400 laps on a .542 mile paved track (216.8 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:47
Average Speed: 77.993 mph
Pole Speed: 92.46 mph
Cautions: 2 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1976 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
29 172   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet1032,875crash1181
4 288   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet3994,770running93165
7 371   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge3893,505running0146
5 415   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford3984,225running0155
25 53   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet271750engine088
1 611   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet40010,300running216185
3 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge3997,180running3170
2 82   Bobby Allison CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury4007,250running77175
8 990   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3882,420running0142
61054   Lennie Pond Pepsi-Cola   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet3942,790running0150
241152   Jimmy Means WIXC   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet299545running091
27128   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge248715brakes082
101336   Bobby Wawak John GwinnChevrolet3811,075running0134
111470   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet3791,925running0130
14157   Dean Dalton Dean DaltonChevrolet375825running0121
131624   Cecil Gordon Cecil GordonChevrolet3761,650running0124
161748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3711,400running0115
91830   Terry Bivins Ballard Racing   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet3862,160running0138
151964   Elmo Langley Elmo LangleyFord3741,500running0118
302023   Larry LaMay Schlitz   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet87350driver ill073
122119   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet378900running0127
182267   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge3611,075running0109
262379   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge249700overheating085
202433   Earl Brooks Handy's Transmission   (Hiram Handy)Chevrolet353575running0 
172540   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet3651,200running0112
192625   Dick May Don RobertsonChevrolet356950running0106
232705   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet326750running094
222845   Walter Ballard Baxter PriceChevrolet343525running097
212995   Gary Myers Miller Roofing   (Junior Miller)Chevrolet350550running0100
283046   Travis Tiller Little B / C & K Coal   (Travis Tiller)Dodge129400running079

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip19292
  Benny Parsons9310311
  Cale Yarborough1041041
  Bobby Allison1051073
  Cale Yarborough108216109
  Bobby Allison21724731
  Cale Yarborough24826417
  Bobby Allison26529632
  Darrell Waltrip2972971
  Richard Petty2983003
  Bobby Allison30131111
  Cale Yarborough31240089

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 3495    
2   Richard Petty 3451   -44  
3   Benny Parsons 3344   -151  
4   Bobby Allison 3300   -195  
5   Dave Marcis 3060   -435  
6   Lennie Pond 3051   -444  
7   Buddy Baker 2805   -690  
8   Richard Childress 2754   -741  
9   Darrell Waltrip 2675   -820  
10   J.D. McDuffie 2575   -920  
11   Frank Warren 2555   -940  
12   Cecil Gordon 2541   -954  
13   D.K. Ulrich 2538   -957  
14   David Pearson 2537   -958  
15   James Hylton 2536   -959  
16   Dick Brooks 2476   -1019  
17   David Sisco 2282   -1213  
18   Ed Negre 2103   -1392  
19   Skip Manning 2085   -1410  
20   Buddy Arrington 1940   -1555