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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 62
Saturday, July 4, 1964 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:38:28
Average speed: 151.451 mph
Pole speed: 172.678 mph
Cautions: 5 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 34681
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

11947   A.J. Foyt Texas Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge16013000running14
2 426   Bobby Isaac Tennessee-Virginia Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge1608895running43
3 954   Jimmy Pardue Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'64 Plymouth1605430running0
4 53   Buck Baker Ray Fox'64 Dodge1583475running0
5 241   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth1582200running0
6 76   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge1581900running0
7210   Johnny Rutherford Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford1561350running0
8 85   Earl Balmer Cotton Owens'64 Dodge1561450running1
9 116   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury1531250running0
101382   Bunkie Blackburn Casper Hensley'64 Pontiac1521050running0
111503   LeeRoy Yarbrough Ray Fox'64 Dodge144750fuel pump0
122671   Sam McQuagg J.L. Thomas'63 Ford144650running0
132802   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury141650running0
14107   Bobby Johns Young Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford114600engine0
152210   Larry Thomas Bernard Alvarez'64 Ford111550crash0
16 343   Richard Petty Patterson Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth1031400engine102
173234   Wendell Scott Rappahannock Seafood Market   (Wendell Scott)'63 Ford103400engine0
181276   Larry Frank Larry Frank'63 Ford103450running0
192095   Ken Spikes Ken Spikes'64 Dodge88450crash0
20 61   Billy Wade Bud Moore'64 Mercury69900engine0
212489   Tiny Lund David Walker'64 Plymouth62450ignition0
222746   J.T. Putney Walt Hunter'62 Chevrolet44450valve0
231411   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'64 Ford35450engine0
241627   Junior Johnson Banjo Matthews'64 Ford17450engine0
251842   Bill McMahan Casper Hensley'63 Pontiac13450oil temperature0
26172   Reb Wickersham Cliff Stewart'64 Pontiac10450vibration0
271121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'64 Ford9500distributor0
282592   Rodney Williams Ray Osborne'64 Ford5450oil pressure0
293086   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler3450fuel pump0
30239   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet1400distributor0
312901   Roy Mayne Curtis Crider'63 Mercury1400oil pressure0
323149   Doug Moore G.C. Spencer'64 Chevrolet1400distributor0
3325   Paul Goldsmith Ray Nichels'64 Plymouth050did not start0
3428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford050did not start0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
WDBob Derrington68Bob DerringtonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
38414   #11 oil on track 
75773   debris 
1031119   #95 accident turn 4 
1171226   #10 spun 
1301323   debris backstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.6%             Average green flag run: 22.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty13939
  Earl Balmer40401
  Richard Petty4110363
  Bobby Isaac1041041
  A.J. Foyt1051051
  Bobby Isaac1061061
  A.J. Foyt1071104
  Bobby Isaac1111199
  A.J. Foyt1201201
  Bobby Isaac12113515
  A.J. Foyt1361383
  Bobby Isaac1391457
  A.J. Foyt1461461
  Bobby Isaac1471471
  A.J. Foyt1481481
  Bobby Isaac1491557
  A.J. Foyt1561572
  Bobby Isaac1581592
  A.J. Foyt1601601