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1977 Daytona 500

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1977 Daytona 500

1977 Daytona 500
Location Daytona International Speedway
Date February 20, 1977[1]
Laps 200[1]
Daytona 500 Champion Cale Yarborough[1]
Average speed 153.218 miles per hour (246.580 km/h)[1]
Most Laps Led Cale Yarborough[1]
Pole Sitter Donnie Allison[1]
Qualifying Race Winners Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough
Network ABC
Announcers Jim McKay, Jackie Stewart

The 1977 Daytona 500, the 19th running of the event, was held on February 20, 1977 and the second race of the 1977 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Season.[1] Cale Yarborough won his second victory of this event and would lead to his second straight title. Donnie Allison was the pole-sitter for the second time in this event.[1] Janet Guthrie would be notable for competing at this event as a female NASCAR Cup Series driver.[1]


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