1977: Reds Kagle, father of former Late Model Stock Car driver Kenny Kagle, wins the Late Model Sportsman (now Busch Grand National) title by 52 points over Bobby Ballentine. National Championship events are won by Grand National rookie of the year Lennie Pond, and Bob Pressley. The Limited Sportsman division crown was won by Bernie Simmons, while the Street Stock title went to Danny Bennett.