1977 Cardinal 500 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship.jpg
Held on October 30, 1977 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
250 L, 131.5 M, 211.75 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 7 Morgan Shepherd Ventura 250 Running
2 15 10 Jack Ingram Nova 250 Running
3 11 63 Jimmy Hensley Nova 250 Running
4 5 01 Sonny Hutchins Nova 250 Running
5 8 4 Bob Pressley Nova 249 Running
6 18 3 Mike Porter Nova 249 Running
7 39 50 Jay Hedgecock Ventura 248 Running
8 14 05 Paul Radford Nova 247 Running
9 33 20 Joe Millikan Nova 247 Running
10 16 33 Ray Hendrick Nova 246 Running
11 10 5 Jean-Paul Cabana Nova 246 Running
12 29 89 Billy Smith Nova 244 Running
13 27 03 Buddy Arrington Kit Car 243 Running
14 36 27 Dave Dion Cougar 242 Running
15 28 0 Dick McCabe Nova 240 Running
16 19 35 Langis Caron Nova 240 Running
17 1 11 Bill Dennis Nova 238 Running
18 13 8 Dale Earnhardt Nova 231 Running
19 38 98 Randy Hutchison Nova 230 Running
20 6 88 Harry Gant Nova 215 Accident
21 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Nova 215 Running
22 3 16 Butch Lindley Nova 202 Accident
23 25 87 Monk Tate Nova 187 Valve
24 35 42 John McFadden Ventura 157 Transmission
25 26 22 Rick Mast Kit Car 151 Transmission
26 4 47 Randy Tissot Ventura 138 Engine
27 20 18 Bosco Lowe Nova 128 Engine
28 31 29 Red Foote Nova 122 Brakes
29 21 41 Jack Bland Nova 91 Engine
30 2 44 Neil Bonnett Omega 89 Engine
31 12 95 Tommy Houston Nova 78 Ignition
32 22 00 Sam Ard Omega 70 Accident
33 3 24 J.E. Beard Nova 53 Rear End
34 24 54 Joe Thurman Nova 38 Engine
35 30 19 L.D. Ottinger Nova 36 Engine
36 32 1 Reds Kagle Nova 35 Cylinder Head
37 23 26 Jody Ridley Cougar 32 Ignition
38 17 08 Jim Cushman Kit Car 12 Oil Leak
39 7 12 Tommy Ellis Nova 9 Engine
40 34 23 Lynn Carroll Nova 6 Engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 1h:54:58
Fast Qualifier: Bill Dennis - 21.155 sec.
Heat Winners:
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 68.570 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available