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NASCAR Grand National race number 13 of 62
Sunday, April 5, 1964 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:46:05
Average speed: 134.137 mph
Pole speed: 146.47 mph
Cautions: 4 for 19 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 50000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford33418000running206
2 626   Bobby Isaac Tennessee-Virginia Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge3328065running37
31811   Ned Jarrett Courtesy Ford   (Bondy Long)'64 Ford3314500running0
4 93   Junior Johnson Ray Fox'64 Dodge3302925running0
51441   Buck Baker Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth3271850running0
62235   Tiny Lund Plymouth   (David Walker)'64 Plymouth3261275running0
7 843   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth3251100running0
8245   Jim Paschal Cotton Owens'64 Dodge3151050running0
92882   Bill McMahan Casper Hensley'63 Pontiac279925running0
103095   Ken Spikes Ken Spikes'64 Dodge269925running0
11 200   A.J. Foyt Zecol Lubaid   (Banjo Matthews)'64 Ford246775engine0
12 51   Billy Wade Bud Moore'64 Mercury225750engine0
132666   Bay Darnell Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford205625push rod0
141221   Marvin Panch English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'64 Ford190755engine31
151614   Jim McElreath Bill Stroppe'64 Mercury173500engine0
161917   Dave MacDonald Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury150500engine0
17237   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'64 Pontiac149600head gasket0
181501   Rex White Pugmire Lincoln Mercury   (Bud Moore)'64 Mercury119550engine0
191006   Larry Frank Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford110500a frame0
20 422   Fireball Roberts Young Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford107640crash3
21206   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge106550crash0
222989   LeeRoy Yarbrough David Walker'64 Plymouth78650engine0
23212   Jim Hurtubise Plymouth   (Norm Nelson)'64 Plymouth77585rear end2
243792   Cale Yarborough Ray Osborne'64 Ford74540gas leak0
252549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Chevrolet73525rocker arm0
263362   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury60580overheating0
273152   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'62 Chevrolet58600rear end0
28349   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'62 Chevrolet58570rear end0
29 325   Paul Goldsmith Ray Nichels'64 Plymouth551075crash55
303802   Roy Mayne Curtis Crider'63 Mercury42530handling0
311716   Darel Dieringer Bill Stroppe'64 Mercury41500crash0
322736   Larry Thomas Wade Younts'63 Plymouth31525ignition0
333620   Jack Anderson Jack Anderson'63 Ford26550ignition0
343288   Jimmy Helms Buck Baker'62 Chrysler22590rear end0
351354   Jimmy Pardue Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'64 Plymouth19525crash0
361112   Dan Gurney Wood Brothers'64 Ford17550crash0
37 715   Parnelli Jones Bill Stroppe'64 Mercury17450crash0
383597   Joe Clark Al McCline'64 Ford3475a frame0
393986   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler2475handling0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Paul Goldsmith15555
  Fireball Roberts56583
  Jim Hurtubise59602
  Marvin Panch619131
  Fred Lorenzen9211221
  Bobby Isaac1131131
  Fred Lorenzen11412916
  Bobby Isaac13014920
  Fred Lorenzen1501501
  Bobby Isaac15116616
  Fred Lorenzen167334168