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1974 Purolator 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 30
Sunday, August 4, 1974 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:09
Average Speed: 115.593 mph
Pole Speed: 144.122 mph
Cautions: 4 for 42 laps
Margin of Victory: 18.8 sec
Attendance: 39,000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 343   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge19217,000running152
2 115   Buddy Baker R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford19210,650running11
3 511   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1927,350running2
4 421   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury1923,750running7
5 772   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet1906,100running0
6122   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge1892,850running0
7 824   Cecil Gordon Hungley   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet1892,200running0
81477   Jan Opperman King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'73 Chevrolet1881,850running0
91093   Jackie Rogers Frederick Homes   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet1871,850running0
101930   Kenny Brightbill Clyde, Inc.   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet1872,125running0
112005   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet1872,000running0
12 996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet1841,600running0
13 652   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1841,500running0
142401   Earle Canavan Kava Instant Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Plymouth1831,175running0
153419   Bob Burcham Gray Racing   (Henley Gray)'73 Chevrolet1831,000running0
161567   Buddy Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth1811,720running0
172840   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'72 Chevrolet179995running0
182964   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford174970running0
192579   Frank Warren Wheels by Pompey   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge1651,545running0
20178   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge1591,120running0
21 212   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Matador154795engine20
222210   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford129970overheating0
23215   John Martin Robbin Simms   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge99945engine0
243046   Travis Tiller Precision Engine Machine   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge76820clutch0
252770   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet701,295engine0
261398   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet641,470engine0
27169   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet441,445engine0
283285   Larry Richardson Gunter Farm & Ranch Center   (Larry Richardson)'72 Chevrolet36670rear end0
293175   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Ed Hawks)'72 Chevrolet32645engine0
301154   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet241,520crash0
312625   Roy Mayne Roakal Nehi   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge23665crash0
32357   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'74 Chevrolet10610transmission0
332306   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'74 Dodge8755brakes0
341848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet21,350ignition0
353356   Jim Bray Bray Realty   (Jim Bray)'72 Chevrolet2595suspension0
* Race shortened to 192 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker122
  Richard Petty32624
  Buddy Baker27271
  Richard Petty286235
  Cale Yarborough63631
  Bobby Allison64663
  Cale Yarborough67671
  Richard Petty687811
  Buddy Baker79791
  Richard Petty8010223
  David Pearson1031086
  Richard Petty1091135
  Buddy Baker1141141
  Richard Petty1151184
  Buddy Baker1191191
  Richard Petty1201234
  Bobby Allison12414017
  Richard Petty1411411
  David Pearson1421421
  Buddy Baker1431475
  Richard Petty14819245