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1977 Rebel 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 7 of 30
Sunday, April 3, 1977 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:53:18
Average Speed: 128.817 mph
Pole Speed: 151.269 mph
Cautions: 6 for 39 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 42,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1977 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1977 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
4 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury3676,600running201170
3 743   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge36711,600running105170
1 488   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet36719,270running26180
2 31   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet36711,875running26175
5 672   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet3657,720running4160
29 912   Bobby Allison 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Bobby Allison)Matador161810battery381
311454   Lennie Pond Elder-Ranier   (Ronnie Elder)Chevrolet1341,480oil leak275
6102   Dave Marcis CAM 2   (Roger Penske)Chevrolet3656,920running0150
7 515   Buddy Baker Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford3636,520running0146
81349   G.C. Spencer Lady & Son Auction   (G.C. Spencer)Dodge3523,245running0142
9 890   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Ford3515,170crash0138
101547   Bruce Hill Bruce HillChevrolet3502,745running0134
111875   Butch Hartman Butch HartmanChevrolet3472,520running0130
121724   Cecil Gordon Cecil GordonChevrolet3464,320running0127
131127   Sam Sommers M.C. AndersonChevrolet3463,170running0124
142467   Buddy Arrington Buddy ArringtonDodge3413,800running0121
15364   Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear   (Gary Myers)Chevrolet3361,970running0118
16 211   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)Chevrolet3306,650running0115
17263   Richard Childress Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet3133,290engine0112
183025   Ferrel Harris Don RobertsonChevrolet3103,080running0109
192270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffieChevrolet3052,860crash0106
201952   Jimmy Means Means Racing   (Bill Gray)Chevrolet3031,420running0103
212064   Tommy Gale Sunny King   (Elmo Langley)Ford2772,605running0100
222722   Ricky Rudd Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet2591,300engine097
232392   Skip Manning 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Billy Hagan)Chevrolet2502,295engine094
24168   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge2432,085engine091
253261   Joe Mihalic Joe MihalicChevrolet2341,065engine088
263545   Tighe Scott Baxter PriceChevrolet198845engine085
273479   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge1941,675engine082
283319   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1841,455rear end079
302569   Terry Bivins Jayhawk Sports   (Mike Kempton)Chevrolet154880engine073
322848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)Chevrolet1231,415engine067
331271   Neil Bonnett U.S. Army   (Nord Krauskopf)Dodge833,990engine064
342040   D.K. Ulrich Transit Damaged Freight   (J.R. DeLotto)Chevrolet621,385engine061
35297   Dean Dalton Dean DaltonChevrolet25780engine058
363101   Earle Canavan Earle CanavanDodge8775engine055

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson13737
  Donnie Allison386326
  David Pearson64663
  Bobby Allison67671
  Lennie Pond68692
  Benny Parsons70734
  Richard Petty748613
  Bobby Allison87871
  Richard Petty8810114
  Darrell Waltrip1021021
  Richard Petty10311816
  Darrell Waltrip11913517
  David Pearson13615823
  Richard Petty1591613
  Bobby Allison1621621
  David Pearson16322159
  Richard Petty22223413
  David Pearson2352373
  Richard Petty2382381
  David Pearson23927133
  Richard Petty2722721
  David Pearson27328210
  Richard Petty28330018
  Darrell Waltrip3013011
  Richard Petty3023087
  David Pearson30932113
  Richard Petty32234019
  David Pearson34136020
  Darrell Waltrip3613677

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cale Yarborough 1180    
2   Richard Petty 1115   -65  
3   Darrell Waltrip 1106   -74  
4   Buddy Baker 1066   -114  
5   Benny Parsons 992   -188  
6   Dave Marcis 932   -248  
7   Cecil Gordon 866   -314  
8   Richard Childress 860   -320  
9   James Hylton 789   -391  
10   Neil Bonnett 771   -409  
11   Dick Brooks 721   -459  
12   J.D. McDuffie 706   -474  
13   David Pearson 702   -478  
14   Bobby Allison 699   -481  
15   D.K. Ulrich 652   -528  
16   Buddy Arrington 646   -534  
17   Frank Warren 633   -547  
18   Ed Negre 616   -564  
19   Jimmy Means 585   -595  
20   Donnie Allison 583   -597