Coors 420

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Coors 420
Venue Nashville International Raceway, Nashville, Tennessee
Sponsor Coors
First race 1959
Last race 1984
Distance 250.32 miles (402.9 km)
Laps 420
Previous names Music City 200 (1959, 1964–1965)
Music City 420 (1973)
Music City USA 420 (1974–1978, 1980)
Sun-Drop Music City USA 420 (1979)
Melling Tool 420 (1981)
Cracker Barrel Country Store 420 (1982)
Marty Robbins 420 (1983)
Coors 420 (1984)

The Coors 420 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series stock car race held at Nashville International Raceway.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
1959 May 24 Rex White Rex White Chevrolet 200 100 (160.934) 1:24:30 71.006 Report
1960

1963
Not held
1964 June 14 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Plymouth 200 100 (160.934) 1:18:26 76.498 Report
1965 June 3 Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Ford 200 100 (160.934) 1:24:03 71.386 Report
1966

1972
Not held
1973 May 12 Cale Yarborough Richard Howard Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:34:48 98.419 Report
1974 May 11 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Dodge 400* 250.32 (402.85) 3:06:31 82.24 Report
1975 May 10 Darrell Waltrip Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:39:45 94.107 Report
1976 May 8 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson & Associates Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:57:43 84.512 Report
1977 May 7 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:51:40 87.49 Report
1978 June 3 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson & Associates Oldsmobile 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:51:34 87.541 Report
1979 May 12 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson & Associates Oldsmobile 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:49:25 88.652 Report
1980 May 10 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:47:52 89.471 Report
1981 May 9 Benny Parsons Bud Moore Engineering Ford 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:47:02 89.756 Report
1982 May 8 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson & Associates Buick 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:59:52 83.502 Report
1983 May 7 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson & Associates Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 3:32:23 70.717 Report
1984 May 12 Darrell Waltrip Junior Johnson & Associates Chevrolet 420 250.32 (402.85) 2:55:15 85.702 Report

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
4 Cale Yarborough 1973, 1976, 1978, 1979
Darrell Waltrip 1975, 1982, 1983, 1984
3 Richard Petty 1964, 1974, 1980
2 Benny Parsons 1977, 1981

Multiple winners (manufacturers)[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
8 Chevrolet 1959, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1984
2 Oldsmobile 1978, 1979
Ford 1965, 1981

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator (s)
1984 TBS Ken Squier Benny Parsons
1983 TNN Steve Evans Brock Yates

References[edit]