OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CHAMPION SPARK PLUG 400

David Pearson won the 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Champion Spark Plug 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Michigan International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Michigan
  • LENGTH: 2.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $120,025

RACE

  • NUMBER: 20
  • NAME: Champion Spark Plug 400
  • DATE: 08-22-1976
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 20

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 140.078
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 34
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 180 200 27 Running 16,700
2 3 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 180 200 125 Running 13,705
3 5 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 170 200 22 Running 10,985
4 6 2 Bobby Allison Mercury CAM 2 165 200 6 Running 7,375
5 7 71 Dave Marcis Dodge K & K Insurance 160 199 11 Running 6,565
6 15 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 155 195 1 Running 2,455
7 12 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet Garden State Auto 146 194 0 Running 4,545
8 27 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet J.D. McDuffie 142 194 0 Running 4,335
9 8 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet King's Row Fireplace 143 194 2 Running 5,125
10 17 36 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet J & B Corvette 134 193 0 Running 1,855
11 24 19 Henley Gray Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 130 193 0 Running 1,755
12 29 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 127 192 0 Running 3,615
13 28 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 124 192 0 Running 3,255
14 14 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 121 192 0 Running 2,430
15 33 10 Terry Bivins Ford Sunny King 118 192 0 Running 2,875
16 36 25 Dick May Chevrolet Don Robertson 115 187 0 Running 2,635
17 22 9 David Hobbs Ford Coca-Cola 0 187 0 Running 1,130
18 19 7 Dean Dalton Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 109 184 0 Running 1,105
19 11 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet Bruce Hill 111 183 3 Engine 2,300
20 31 91 Harold Miller Chevrolet Bartow Paving 103 183 0 Running 1,055
21 20 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Kockums 100 183 0 Running 2,030
22 32 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Lou Viglione 97 175 0 Running 1,005
23 30 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 94 174 0 Running 955
24 13 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet WIXC 91 168 0 Running 955
25 4 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Pepsi-Cola 88 166 0 Running 1,555
26 18 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 85 154 0 Engine 1,400
27 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 82 134 0 Engine 3,875
28 21 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Excuse Lounge 84 118 1 Running 850
29 9 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 76 114 0 Engine 1,335
30 26 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 73 108 0 Engine 1,315
31 2 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 75 86 2 Engine 4,100
32 16 05 David Sisco Chevrolet David Sisco 67 70 0 Suspension 1,290
33 25 51 John Haver Chevrolet Jim's Furniture 64 49 0 Engine 780
34 34 49 G.C. Spencer Dodge G.C. Spencer 61 37 0 Engine 770
35 23 60 Jackie Rogers Chevrolet Red Dog's 58 15 0 Steering 760
36 35 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 55 6 0 Overheating 1,250