OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

CHAMPION SPARK PLUG 400

Darrell Waltrip won the 1977 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: $108,825

RACE

  • NUMBER: 20
  • NAME: Champion Spark Plug 400
  • DATE: 08-22-1977
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 24

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 137.944
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 31
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 180 200 51 Running 16,820
2 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 175 200 4 Running 10,300
3 4 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 170 200 22 Running 9,350
4 7 27 Sam Sommers Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 165 200 1 Running 4,900
5 2 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 165 200 120 Running 8,100
6 13 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 150 200 0 Running 4,750
7 10 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Al Rudd Auto Parts 146 199 0 Running 2,000
8 6 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 147 198 2 Running 5,100
9 12 81 Terry Ryan Chevrolet Valvoline 138 197 0 Running 1,800
10 15 68 Janet Guthrie Chevrolet Kelly Girl 134 196 0 Running 1,700
11 27 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 130 196 0 Running 3,950
12 9 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 127 196 0 Running 4,530
13 11 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet Bruce Hill 0 196 0 Running 1,250
14 14 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Mistec Transmission 121 195 0 Running 3,095
15 32 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Bobby Wawak 0 195 0 Running 1,080
16 24 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Hylton Engineering 115 192 0 Running 2,810
17 31 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet WIXC 112 192 0 Running 2,165
18 26 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet J.R. DeLotto 109 189 0 Running 2,480
19 23 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 106 189 0 Running 2,195
20 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 103 186 0 Running 1,960
21 29 25 Dean Dalton Chevrolet Don Robertson 100 179 0 Running 1,775
22 8 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet CAM 2 0 154 0 Running 1,350
23 25 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 94 141 0 Engine 1,465
24 28 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Joe Mihalic 91 134 0 Wheel 800
25 16 75 Butch Hartman Chevrolet Hartman Autocar 88 125 0 Engine 775
26 17 12 Bobby Allison Matador 1st National City Travelers Checks 85 117 0 Engine 880
27 35 63 Jocko Maggiacomo Matador 1st National City Travelers Checks 0 114 0 Engine 725
28 33 91 Harold Miller Chevrolet Bartow Paving 0 85 0 Driveshaft 700
29 18 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 0 76 0 Engine 685
30 5 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 73 68 0 Engine 3,865
31 19 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 70 61 0 Engine 1,270
32 30 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 67 53 0 Running 1,240
33 21 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 64 41 0 Engine 1,130
34 36 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 61 5 0 Engine 620
35 22 42 Elmo Langley Dodge Marty Robbins 58 1 0 Engine 610
36 34 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Benihana 0 1 0 Engine 600