OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

David Pearson won the 1977 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $184,200

RACE

  • NUMBER: 22
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-05-1977
  • LAPS / MILES: 367 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 93

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 106.797
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 32
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 5 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 180 175 5 367 60 Running 24,550
2 7 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 175 170 5 367 109 Running 14,285
3 3 15 Buddy Baker Ford Norris Industries 165 165 0 367 0 Running 12,710
4 6 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 165 160 5 365 1 Running 10,360
5 4 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet Holly Farms 160 155 5 362 70 Running 12,435
6 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 160 150 10 360 123 Running 12,575
7 18 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Al Rudd Auto Parts 146 146 0 360 0 Running 7,400
8 12 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 142 142 0 360 0 Running 6,400
9 28 47 Bruce Hill Chevrolet t. edwards 138 138 0 357 0 Running 3,550
10 16 52 Bill Elliott Ford George Elliott 134 134 0 355 0 Running 4,930
11 25 8 Ed Negre Dodge G & M Used Cars 130 130 0 352 0 Running 5,020
12 19 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 127 127 0 350 0 Running 4,810
13 22 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Jerry's Truck Stop 124 124 0 348 0 Running 4,590
14 31 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Mistec Transmission 121 121 0 344 0 Running 4,330
15 30 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Myers Roofing 118 118 0 343 0 Running 2,700
16 26 68 Janet Guthrie Chevrolet Kelly Girl 115 115 0 339 0 Running 2,700
17 38 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 112 112 0 338 0 Running 3,770
18 11 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 109 109 0 335 0 Running 3,410
19 34 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 106 106 0 333 0 Running 3,100
20 40 69 Mike Kempton Chevrolet Jayhawk Sports 103 103 0 324 0 Running 2,050
21 36 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 100 100 0 321 0 Running 1,900
22 35 19 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Clear-Lam 97 97 0 319 0 Running 2,465
23 21 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Earle Canavan 94 94 0 311 0 Running 1,750
24 29 91 Terry Bivins Chevrolet T & E Clothes 91 91 0 290 0 Engine 1,700
25 2 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 93 88 5 289 2 Engine 5,425
26 10 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 85 85 0 287 0 Engine 1,500
27 23 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet J.R. DeLotto 82 82 0 257 0 Running 2,105
28 9 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet Carolina Construction 84 79 5 250 2 Crash 2,120
29 17 27 Sam Sommers Chevrolet U.S. Army 76 76 0 219 0 Crash 1,425
30 39 08 Ralph Jones Ford Ralph Jones 73 73 0 179 0 Crash 1,900
31 32 10 Dick May Ford R.T.'s Lounge 70 70 0 169 0 Engine 1,400
32 33 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 67 67 0 148 0 Suspension 1,950
33 37 25 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Red Robinson Used Cars 64 64 0 100 0 Engine 1,825
34 15 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 61 61 0 68 0 Crash 1,900
35 20 75 Butch Hartman Chevrolet Hartman Autocar 58 58 0 61 0 Crash 1,275
36 27 98 Roland Wlodyka Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 55 55 0 57 0 Suspension 1,310
37 13 49 GC Spencer Dodge Lady & Son Auction 52 52 0 26 0 Crash 1,425
38 14 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 49 49 0 23 0 Crash 2,850
39 8 12 Bobby Allison Matador 1st National City Travelers Checks 46 46 0 21 0 Engine 1,160
40 24 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Joe Mihalic 43 43 0 12 0 Engine 1,140