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1964 Daytona 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 8 of 62
Sunday, February 23, 1964 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:23
Average speed: 154.334 mph
Pole speed: 174.91 mph
Cautions: 3 for 19 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lp 9 sec
Attendance: 69738
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

1 243   Richard Petty Patterson Motors, Inc. / Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth20033300running184
2 654   Jimmy Pardue Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'64 Plymouth19911600running0
3 125   Paul Goldsmith Plymouth   (Ray Nichels)'64 Plymouth1988600running11
4 921   Marvin Panch English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'64 Ford1984350running0
5105   Jim Paschal Cotton Owens'64 Dodge1973700running0
6211   Billy Wade Bristol Lincoln-Mercury   (Bud Moore)'64 Mercury1972500running0
71116   Darel Dieringer Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury1972000running0
81429   Larry Frank Ron's Ford Sales   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford1971750running0
9 33   Junior Johnson Florida Dodge Dealers Assn.   (Ray Fox)'64 Dodge1971500running0
101917   Dave MacDonald Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury1961200running0
111332   Tiny Lund Ford   (Graham Shaw)'64 Ford1951200running0
12 541   Buck Baker Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth1941200running0
131877   Jo Schlesser Courtesy Ford   (Bondy Long)'64 Ford1921200running0
142012   Dan Gurney English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'64 Ford1921200running0
15 426   Bobby Isaac Tennessee Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge1891500fuel3
162527   Larry Thomas Ray Nichels'63 Plymouth1881000running0
172219   Cale Yarborough Herman Beam'64 Ford1871000running0
183160   Doug Cooper Ray Hunt Ford   (Bob Cooper)'63 Ford1861000running0
192831   Ralph Earnhardt Jimmy Rivers Body & Paint Shop   (Tom Spell)'63 Ford1801000running0
202984   Smokey Boutwell Rocky Hinton'63 Ford1801000running0
213062   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Ford177725running0
223995   Reb Wickersham Treadway Motors   (Ken Spikes)'64 Dodge131725sway bar0
232409   Sal Tovella Harper   (Herb Onash)'64 Ford129725engine0
24 800   A.J. Foyt Bunnell Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'64 Ford127825engine2
252614   Jim McElreath Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury126725crash0
263501   Johnny Rutherford Bristol Lincoln-Mercury   (Bud Moore)'64 Mercury107725crash0
271711   Ned Jarrett Courtesy Ford   (Bondy Long)'64 Ford106725crash0
281215   Parnelli Jones Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury77725engine0
294289   Buddy Baker David Walker'64 Plymouth64725engine0
30 76   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge52725crash0
313428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford49725engine0
323692   Jack Anderson Ray Osborne'63 Ford41725rear end0
33322   G.C. Spencer Cliff Stewart'63 Pontiac31725engine0
342704   Ronnie Chumley H.B. Bailey'63 Pontiac21725engine0
351606   Bobby Marshman Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford17725overheating0
36237   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'64 Pontiac15725engine0
371522   Fireball Roberts Young Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford13725transmission0
384034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet7725overheating0
393770   Elmo Henderson Paul Clayton'63 Pontiac4725engine0
404397   Joe Clark Frank Taylor Ford   (Al McCline)'64 Ford4725head gasket0
414482   Bill McMahan Casper Hensley'63 Pontiac3725handling0
424556   Jim Bray Nick Rampling'62 Chevrolet2725handling0
433371   Bunkie Blackburn Roscoe Sanders'63 Plymouth1725crankshaft0
444161   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'62 Pontiac1725oil pressure0
454620   Jim Cook Jack Anderson'63 Ford1725handling0
463886   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler1725transmission0

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
54607   #6 accident 
1121187   #01,11 accident turn 2 
1301345   #14 accident turn 4 
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.5%             Average green flag run: 45.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Paul Goldsmith111
  Richard Petty265
  Bobby Isaac793
  Richard Petty103930
  A.J. Foyt40412
  Paul Goldsmith425110
  Richard Petty52200149