OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

David Pearson won the 1976 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $309,930

RACE

  • NUMBER: 2
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-15-1976
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 35

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 152.181
  • START POSITION: 7th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 36
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 7 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 180 175 5 200 37 Running 46,800
2 6 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 175 170 5 199 40 Crash 35,750
3 32 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet King's Row Fireplace 170 165 5 199 16 Running 23,680
4 11 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Pepsi-Cola 160 160 0 198 0 Running 16,890
5 31 12 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 155 155 0 197 0 Running 14,000
6 2 81 Terry Ryan Chevrolet WAM Racing 155 150 5 196 1 Running 13,800
7 41 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Butler's 146 146 0 193 0 Running 11,260
8 19 63 Terry Bivins Chevrolet Billy Moyer 147 142 5 193 6 Running 9,665
9 36 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 138 138 0 191 0 Running 8,990
10 34 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 134 134 0 190 0 Running 8,340
11 37 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge J.R. Stanley Trucking 130 130 0 190 0 Running 6,720
12 26 4 Salt Walther Chevrolet R & H Air Craft 127 127 0 187 0 Running 5,880
13 42 8 Ed Negre Dodge 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment 124 124 0 185 0 Running 5,310
14 22 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Excuse Lounge 121 121 0 183 0 Running 4,600
15 23 60 Jackie Rogers Chevrolet Lou Viglione 123 118 5 183 1 Running 4,325
16 15 95 Jim Hurtubise Chevrolet Moran Electric 115 115 0 180 0 Engine 3,975
17 21 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Lou Viglione 112 112 0 159 0 Running 3,575
18 17 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Pruette 109 109 0 158 0 Running 4,160
19 27 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet Garden State Auto 106 106 0 151 0 Axle 2,980
20 39 29 Roy Smith Chevrolet Mercury Marine 103 103 0 148 0 Clutch 2,690
21 10 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 100 100 0 147 0 Engine 3,345
22 31 28 AJ Foyt Chevrolet Gilmore 107 97 10 143 66 Engine 4,600
23 29 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Nitro 9 94 94 0 138 0 Running 2,785
24 24 26 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet Gray's Guard 91 91 0 133 0 Engine 2,090
25 8 2 Bobby Allison Mercury CAM 2 93 88 5 123 2 Engine 5,905
26 1 83 Ramo Stott Chevrolet Smithville Farms 85 85 0 113 0 Engine 6,830
27 3 71 Dave Marcis Dodge K & K Insurance 82 82 0 112 0 Running 7,895
28 35 10 Johnny Ray Chevrolet Blackwell Kenworth 79 79 0 111 0 Crash 2,270
29 40 05 David Sisco Chevrolet Roger's 76 76 0 110 0 Running 2,020
30 30 82 Skip Manning Dodge Rossmeyer 73 73 0 107 0 Crash 1,835
31 28 78 Dick Skillen Chevrolet Singer Climate Control 70 70 0 99 0 Overheating 1,770
32 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 67 67 0 87 0 Engine 7,575
33 5 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 69 64 5 83 28 Engine 7,600
34 16 73 David Hobbs Chevrolet Coca-Cola 66 61 5 68 2 Crash 1,900
35 18 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 58 58 0 58 0 Crash 2,340
36 33 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet Howson Algraphy 55 55 0 43 0 Engine 1,725
37 25 38 Tom Williams Chevrolet Varner Realty 52 52 0 41 0 Engine 1,615
38 38 33 Dick May Chevrolet Handy's Transmission 49 49 0 36 0 Engine 1,490
39 12 52 Earl Ross Chevrolet Coca-Cola Ltd. 46 46 0 28 0 Engine 2,025
40 20 5 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 48 43 5 20 1 Engine 1,600
41 9 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 40 40 0 5 0 Engine 2,600
42 14 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 37 37 0 1 0 Engine 4,725