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1976 Old Dominion 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 25 of 30
Sunday, September 26, 1976 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps* on a .525 mile paved track (262.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:22:15
Average Speed: 75.37 mph
Pole Speed: 88.484 mph
Cautions: 3 for 27 laps
Margin of Victory: 14 sec
Attendance: 32,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1976 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1976 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
27 32   Bobby Allison CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Mercury1632,580engine082
111367   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge3262,210running0130
3 615   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford3387,130running0165
81730   Terry Bivins Ballard Racing   (Walter Ballard)Chevrolet3333,080running0142
281401   Chuck Bown Lake's Drywall   (Gerald Craker)Chevrolet92570crash079
61090   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3343,940running0150
10 93   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3312,670running0134
91855   Sonny Easley Haddick's Towing   (Jerry Lankford)Ford3321,400running0138
152524   Cecil Gordon Cecil GordonChevrolet3141,700running0118
71263   Jimmy Hensley Lonesome Pine Raceway   (Billy Moyer)Chevrolet3331,550running0146
301647   Bruce Hill Bruce HillChevrolet37800overheating073
182948   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3101,300running0109
231592   Skip Manning Stratagraph   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet189620engine094
12 271   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge3263,450running0127
172725   Dick May Don RobertsonChevrolet3121,425running0112
212270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet2471,090running0100
202652   Jimmy Means WIXC   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet304650running0103
262804   Gary Myers Hicks Pharmacy   (Gary Myers)Chevrolet174590rear end085
222364   Ed Negre Elmo LangleyFord238880running097
242420   Rick Newsom Gillespie Painting   (Rick Newsom)Ford175610rear end091
5 772   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet3364,700running0155
19 521   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury309925brakes0106
4 843   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge3387,070running0160
292154   Lennie Pond Pepsi-Cola   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet47810brakes076
163005   David Sisco David SiscoChevrolet3131,550running0115
131940   D.K. Ulrich Transit Damaged Freight   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet3251,900running0124
2 188   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet34011,700running67175
14207   Frank Warren Dean DaltonChevrolet3201,700running0121
251136   Bobby Wawak J & B Corvette   (John Gwinn)Chevrolet175600rear end088
1 411   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet34022,700running273185
* Race shortened to 340 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darrell Waltrip11616
  Cale Yarborough17171
  Darrell Waltrip185639
  Cale Yarborough5711660
  Darrell Waltrip11712711
  Cale Yarborough12816740
  Darrell Waltrip1681681
  Cale Yarborough169340172

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 3865    
2   Richard Petty 3786   -79  
3   Benny Parsons 3584   -281  
4   Bobby Allison 3542   -323  
5   Dave Marcis 3313   -552  
6   Lennie Pond 3193   -672  
7   Buddy Baker 3125   -740  
8   Richard Childress 2991   -874  
9   Darrell Waltrip 2925   -940  
10   J.D. McDuffie 2821   -1044  
11   David Pearson 2813   -1052  
12   D.K. Ulrich 2804   -1061  
13   James Hylton 2783   -1082  
14   Dick Brooks 2776   -1089  
15   Frank Warren 2770   -1095  
16   Cecil Gordon 2717   -1148  
17   David Sisco 2527   -1338  
18   Ed Negre 2318   -1547  
19   Skip Manning 2306   -1559  
20   Buddy Arrington 2204   -1661