1977 Winston Western 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpgNASCAR Winston West Series.jpg
Held on January 16, 1977 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
119 L, 297.5 M, 478.737 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1977 NASCAR Winston Cup Series drivers denoted in white rows, 1977 NASCAR Winston West Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 119 17 running
2 1 11 Cale Yarborough Holly Farms Chevy 119 102 running
3 9 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 118 0 running
4 5 2 Dave Marcis CAM 2 Chevy 116 0 running
5 7 67 Sonny Easley Haddick's Towing Ford 115 0 running
6 10 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Chevy 114 0 running
7 28 69 Hershel McGriff McGriff Racing Chevy 114 0 running
8 23 76 Hugh Pearson Buzby Chevy 114 0 running
9 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 114 0 running
10 12 09 Eddie Bradshaw C & M Racing Chevy 114 0 running
11 24 24 Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon Racing Chevy 114 0 running
12 6 15 Buddy Baker Norris Industries Ford 113 0 running
13 27 01 Chuck Bown Lake's Drywall Chevy 112 0 running
14 14 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering Chevy 112 0 running
15 17 40 D.K. Ulrich Red Fox Lounge Chevy 110 0 running
16 15 5 Jim Thirkettle Allied Box & Crate Chevy 107 0 running
17 22 71 Neil Bonnett 1st National City Dodge 107 0 running
18 18 36 Bobby Wawak Gwinn-Wawak Chevy 105 0 running
19 20 73 Bill Schmitt Old Milwaukee Chevy 102 0 running
20 11 44 Gary Johnson Noble Auto Parts Chevy 96 0 running
21 26 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Chevy 95 0 transmission
22 16 29 Roy Smith Mercury Marine Chevy 95 0 clutch
23 13 93 Norm Palmer Peaches Records Dodge 92 0 running
24 30 32 Gary Matthews Midland Motor Homes Plymouth 91 0 running
25 21 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 69 0 rear end
26 29 37 Chuck Wahl Excel Trailer Chevy 68 0 running
27 25 8 Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Dodge 59 0 engine
28 33 55 Bill Baker R.W. Scott Construction Chevy 54 0 clutch
29 34 70 J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing Chevy 25 0 engine
30 31 13 Don Puskarich Cravens Automotive Chevy 16 0 engine
31 19 26 Carl Joiner Marquardt Racing Chevy 10 0 transmission
32 32 19 Henley Gray Belden Asphalt Chevy 9 0 oil pump
33 35 33 Glenn Francis Auto Alarms Chevy 9 0 oil leak
34 4 50 Jimmy Insolo Stock Car Products Chevy 4 0 engine
35 8 12 Bobby Allison 1st National City Matador 3 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Steve Pfeifer, Ivan Baldwin, Nick de Courville, Dean Dalton, Jim Danielson, Steve Behr, John Soares, Jr., John Dineen, Ron Esau, John Hamson, Richard White, Tighe Scott, Dick Whalen, Ernie Stierly, Don Graham, Jack Simpson, Dennis Wilson, Bryce Mann, Sumner McKnight, Chris Monoleos, Mike Hiss, Don Noel
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available