OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

AMERICAN 500

Richard Petty won the 1976 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES American 500 at North Carolina Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Carolina Speedway
  • LOCATION: Rockingham
  • LENGTH: 1.017 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $125,387

RACE

  • NUMBER: 28
  • NAME: American 500
  • DATE: 10-24-1976
  • LAPS / MILES: 492 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 35

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 117.718
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 15
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 185 175 10 492 193 Running 20,395
2 11 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Pepsi-Cola 175 170 5 491 113 Running 12,870
3 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 165 165 0 489 0 Running 10,075
4 7 2 Bobby Allison Mercury CAM 2 160 160 0 489 0 Running 7,965
5 9 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 155 155 0 488 0 Running 7,255
6 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 155 150 5 488 31 Running 6,535
7 5 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Pat's Tire Service 151 146 5 486 1 Fuel pump 2,945
8 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 142 142 0 486 0 Running 4,675
9 15 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 138 138 0 478 0 Running 3,545
10 22 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 134 134 0 474 0 Running 3,815
11 18 55 Sonny Easley Ford Haddick's Towing 130 130 0 469 0 Running 2,170
12 21 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Adcox-Kirby 127 127 0 468 0 Running 1,945
13 32 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 124 124 0 464 0 Running 3,685
14 10 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet Transit Damaged Freight 121 121 0 464 0 Running 2,945
15 23 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 118 118 0 461 0 Running 2,735
16 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Hickory Garage 115 115 0 460 0 Running 2,757
17 25 30 Terry Bivins Chevrolet Clyde Lynn 112 112 0 459 0 Running 2,315
18 31 20 Rick Newsom Ford Gillespie Painting 109 109 0 456 0 Running 1,235
19 13 60 Jackie Rogers Chevrolet Red Dog's 106 106 0 454 0 Running 1,135
20 24 05 David Sisco Chevrolet David Sisco 103 103 0 450 0 Running 1,835
21 29 7 Jack Donohue Chevrolet Thundercraft Boat 100 100 0 444 0 Running 860
22 27 19 Frank Warren Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 97 97 0 434 0 Running 835
23 28 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet WIXC 94 94 0 432 0 Running 810
24 26 64 Tommy Gale Ford Elmo Langley 91 91 0 423 0 Running 1,295
25 2 71 Dave Marcis Dodge K & K Insurance 93 88 5 413 154 Engine 4,010
26 36 33 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Handy's Transmission 85 85 0 389 0 Engine 735
27 16 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 82 82 0 363 0 Engine 1,285
28 3 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 79 79 0 299 0 Throttle 3,765
29 20 5 James Hylton Dodge Doc Faustina 76 76 0 171 0 Rear end 655
30 35 25 Dick May Chevrolet Don Robertson 73 73 0 127 0 Engine 1,145
31 6 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 70 70 0 117 0 Engine 3,635
32 33 46 Travis Tiller Dodge Little B / C & K Coal 67 67 0 88 0 Engine 625
33 14 36 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Gwinn-Wawak 64 64 0 76 0 Overheating 615
34 30 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Hicks Pharmacy 61 61 0 5 0 Engine 605
35 34 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet Bruce Hill 58 58 0 2 0 Engine 1,095
36 19 49 Henley Gray Dodge G.C. Spencer 55 55 0 1 0 Engine 585