OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

David Pearson won the 1976 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $169,700

RACE

  • NUMBER: 22
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-05-1976
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 65

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 120.534
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 31
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 185 175 10 367 93 Running 16,155
2 8 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 175 170 5 367 32 Running 18,055
3 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 170 165 5 367 50 Running 13,135
4 6 71 Dave Marcis Dodge K & K Insurance 165 160 5 367 58 Running 10,800
5 14 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Pepsi-Cola 160 155 5 365 1 Running 8,315
6 9 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 150 150 0 364 0 Running 6,935
7 5 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet King's Row Fireplace 151 146 5 364 3 Running 7,525
8 11 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 142 142 0 356 0 Running 5,915
9 2 2 Bobby Allison Mercury CAM 2 143 138 5 355 28 Running 6,905
10 22 36 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet J & B Corvette 134 134 0 355 0 Running 3,245
11 25 7 Dean Dalton Chevrolet Dean Dalton 130 130 0 351 0 Running 3,045
12 15 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 127 127 0 347 0 Running 4,895
13 20 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Adcox-Kirby 124 124 0 346 0 Running 2,845
14 24 30 Terry Bivins Chevrolet Ballard Racing 121 121 0 345 0 Running 4,485
15 12 60 Jackie Rogers Chevrolet Red Dog's 118 118 0 343 0 Running 2,645
16 21 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet Transit Damaged Freight 115 115 0 342 0 Running 4,175
17 34 33 Buck Baker Chevrolet Hadacol 112 112 0 341 0 Running 2,445
18 27 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet WIXC 109 109 0 336 0 Running 2,445
19 35 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 106 106 0 336 0 Running 3,615
20 32 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Hylton Engineering 103 103 0 334 0 Running 3,195
21 29 19 Henley Gray Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 100 100 0 327 0 Running 1,920
22 18 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet Bruce Hill 97 97 0 321 0 Engine 2,645
23 7 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 99 94 5 307 49 Running 4,695
24 16 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 91 91 0 290 0 Suspension 1,645
25 33 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet J.D. McDuffie 88 88 0 272 0 Engine 2,370
26 31 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 85 85 0 238 0 Engine 1,945
27 28 95 Gary Myers Chevrolet Hicks Pharmacy 82 82 0 216 0 Engine 1,520
28 23 49 Dick May Dodge G.C. Spencer 79 79 0 213 0 Engine 1,395
29 38 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Byrd 76 76 0 210 0 Engine 1,370
30 19 27 Sam Sommers Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 73 73 0 208 0 Wheel 1,345
31 3 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 75 70 5 181 10 Crash 4,520
32 26 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 67 67 0 172 0 Crash 1,795
33 10 28 Donnie Allison Chevrolet U.S. Army 69 64 5 167 43 Water pump 1,270
34 37 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Excuse Lounge 61 61 0 166 0 Crash 1,270
35 30 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 58 58 0 124 0 Engine 1,720
36 17 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Power Tool 55 55 0 117 0 Running 1,695
37 39 10 Bruce Jacobi Ford Sunny King 52 52 0 59 0 Engine 1,670
38 40 20 Rick Newsom Chevrolet Gillespie Painting 49 49 0 44 0 Ignition 1,145
39 13 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Reliable Plumbing 46 46 0 13 0 Crash 1,855
40 36 50 Darrell Bryant Chevrolet Hot Rod Barns 43 43 0 3 0 Engine 1,135