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1977 Wilkes 400


Race 26 of 30


North Wilkesboro
400 laps
Time of race: 2:52:59
Average speed of winner: 86.713 mph
Margin of victory: 7.2 sec.
Lead changes: 10 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 3 for 32 laps
Lap leaders: Petty 1-76, Waltrip 77-104, Petty 105-112, Waltrip 113, Petty 114-135, Waltrip 136, Parsons 137-147, Petty 148-240, Waltrip 241-310, Yarborough 311, Waltrip 312-400

Race notes: Debut for Roger Hamby. Finale for Walter Ballard.



FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
13Darrell Waltrip88GatoradeChevroletDiGardBuddy Parrott4005189running10650180
25Cale Yarborough11Holly FarmsChevroletJohnsonNab40011running7725175
32Neil Bonnett5Jim StacyDodgeStacyHyde39900running5100165
46Bobby Allison121st National City Travelers ChecksMatadorAllisonCarter39700running3225160
54Benny Parsons721st National City Travelers ChecksChevroletL.G. DeWittElder396111running3875160
69Richard Childress3Kansas JackChevroletChildressBrewer38800running2400150
714Ricky Rudd22Al Rudd Auto PartsChevroletAl RuddRudd38800running2230146
87Dick Brooks90TruxmoreFordDonlavey38700running1895142
98Buddy Baker15NorrisFordMooreMoore38700running2975138
1010Buddy Arrington67Mr. TransmissionDodgeArrington38400running1650134
1116Jimmy Means52Means RacingChevroletBill Gray38300running1365130
1213James Hylton48HyltonChevroletHyltonShelmerdine38200running1480127
1320Skip Manning64Sunny King Ford & HondaFordLangley37700running1345124
1421Sam Sommers98OsterlundChevroletOsterlund37700running650121
1517Cecil Gordon24Transmissions UnlimitedChevroletCecil Gordon37700running1185118
1612Walter Ballard30Scotty's FashionsChevroletBallard37400running1000115
1718Ed Negre8NegreDodgeNegre37300running825112
1825Baxter Price45County Line Food StoreChevroletBaxter Price36800running550109
1922Roger Hamby17Hamby/Ellis AutomotiveChevroletHamby36700running5250
2023Dick May19Belden AsphaltChevroletHenley Gray36300running750103
2115Frank Warren79Native TanDodgeFrank Warren32200running675100
2219D.K. Ulrich40UlrichChevroletDeLotto29000engine70097
2311J.D. McDuffie70McDuffie RacingChevroletMcDuffie28600rear end68094
241Richard Petty43STPDodgePettyInman108.3502404199accident4560101
2524Ferrel Harris25Robertson RacingChevroletDon Robertson11400overheating65088
2626Junior Miller95Miller RoofingChevroletJunior Miller500withdrew39085

Points standings

RankDriverPointsStartsPolesWinsTop 5sTop 10s
1Cale Yarborough433026392123
2Richard Petty403726451820
3Benny Parsons394226331819
4Darrell Waltrip390726251321
5Buddy Baker34142600717
6Dick Brooks32302500617
7Richard Childress30052600010
8James Hylton30032600010
9Cecil Gordon2978260002
10Bobby Allison29432600512
11J.D. McDuffie2799260003
12Skip Manning2796250017
13Buddy Arrington2790240005
14David Pearson264018421313
15Frank Warren2545250001
16D.K. Ulrich2522260000
17Jimmy Means2421230006
18Ricky Rudd2342210018
19Tighe Scott2261220011
20Sam Sommers2211190028
21Neil Bonnett2189196147
22Ed Negre1886200000
23Dave Marcis1685140057
24Donnie Allison1683131178
25Janet Guthrie1550150002