Race Results

NASCAR Cup Series

Winston Western 500

Riverside International Raceway

January 18th, 1976

Race #1 of the 1976 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 191
  • Miles: 502.5
  • Average Speed: 99.180 mph
  • Cautions: 5
  • Caution Laps: 20
  • Lead Changes: 17
#3 NASCAR Next Gen car
Daytona Beach, Florida - September 7th, 2021: The #3 NASCAR Next Gen car is seen in the garage during the NASCAR Cup Series test at Daytona International Speedway. Photo by James Gilbert | Getty Images
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 2 21 David Pearson Mercury 185 175 10 191 124 Running
2 6 11 Cale Yarborough Chevrolet 175 170 5 191 5 Running
3 26 38 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet 165 165 0 191 0 Running
4 9 96 Ray Elder Dodge 160 160 0 190 0 Running
5 3 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 160 155 5 189 14 Running
6 12 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet 150 150 0 183 0 Running
7 16 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet 146 146 0 181 0 Running
8 5 71 Dave Marcis Dodge 147 142 5 180 9 Running
9 22 48 James Hylton Chevrolet 138 138 0 179 0 Running
10 32 73 Bill Schmitt Chevrolet 134 134 0 177 0 Running
11 23 79 Frank Warren Dodge 130 130 0 174 0 Running
12 30 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet 127 127 0 174 0 Running
13 19 7 Larry Esau Chevrolet 124 124 0 169 0 Running
14 24 20 Ron Esau Chevrolet 121 121 0 154 0 Running
15 1 2 Bobby Allison AMC 123 118 5 149 18 Engine
16 11 03 Chuck Bown Dodge 120 115 5 141 3 Rear end
17 34 8 Gary Matthews Dodge 112 112 0 138 0 Running
18 29 04 Eddie Bradshaw Chevrolet 109 109 0 135 0 Running
19 31 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet 106 106 0 135 0 Running
20 28 26 Carl Joiner Chevrolet 103 103 0 116 0 Engine
21 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 100 100 0 92 0 Engine
22 15 37 Chuck Wahl Chevrolet 102 97 5 92 3 Valve
23 14 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet 99 94 5 85 1 Clutch
24 13 76 Hugh Pearson Chevrolet 91 91 0 83 0 Engine
25 27 43 Richard Petty Dodge 93 88 5 83 14 Engine
26 35 12 Bill Polich Chevrolet 85 85 0 81 0 Crash
27 20 13 Don Puskarich Chevrolet 82 82 0 75 0 Engine
28 4 15 Buddy Baker Ford 79 79 0 73 0 Engine
29 21 44 Gary Johnson Dodge 76 76 0 72 0 Engine
30 8 50 Hershel McGriff Chevrolet 73 73 0 71 0 Oil line
31 33 10 Johnny Ray Ford 70 70 0 34 0 Engine
32 10 68 Sonny Easley Ford 67 67 0 32 0 Engine
33 18 95 Dick Brooks Chevrolet 64 64 0 18 0 Engine
34 25 55 Sam Beler Ford 61 61 0 15 0 Crash
35 17 90 Harry Jefferson Ford 58 58 0 14 0 Engine