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1964 Southern 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 51 of 62
Monday, September 7, 1964 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
364 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (500.500 miles)

Time of race: 4:15:01
Average speed: 117.757 mph
Pole speed: 136.815 mph
Cautions: 7 for 50 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 65000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

1 63   Buck Baker Ray Fox'64 Dodge36421230running63
2 441   Jim Paschal Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth3628960running26
3 143   Richard Petty Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth3608170running252
41611   Ned Jarrett Courtesy Ford   (Bondy Long)'64 Ford3593575running0
5 554   Jimmy Pardue Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'64 Plymouth3582965running13
6171   Billy Wade Bud Moore'64 Mercury3512375running0
72219   Larry Thomas Herman Beam'64 Ford3511775running0
81406   Cale Yarborough Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford3441525running0
92746   J.T. Putney Walt Hunter'63 Chevrolet3371345running0
103853   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'63 Ford3051025running0
113602   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury301950running0
12 26   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge2981130crash5
132748   Bobby Keck W.S. Jenkins'63 Ford280850running0
14419   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet264800rear end0
153236   Major Melton Wade Younts'63 Dodge253750crash0
163009   Roy Mayne Bob Adams'62 Chevrolet247700engine0
171103   LeeRoy Yarbrough Ray Fox'64 Dodge233720vibration0
181549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford186600engine0
193371   Sam McQuagg Langsdale Ford   (J.L. Thomas)'63 Ford179550rear end0
201026   Bobby Isaac Carolina Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge176530axle0
212364   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (John Berejoski)'64 Ford167500hub bolts0
22 328   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford154620crash0
231227   Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry   (Banjo Matthews)'64 Ford149610crash1
24 716   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury149600crash0
252445   Bud Moore Louis Weathersbee'63 Plymouth142500crash0
262904   H.B. Bailey Almeda Auto Parts   (H.B. Bailey)'64 Pontiac135500crash0
27187   Bobby Johns Young Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford131500engine0
28 925   Paul Goldsmith Ray Nichels'64 Plymouth129790vibration4
291976   Larry Frank Larry Frank'64 Ford119620running0
302182   Bunkie Blackburn Casper Hensley'64 Pontiac114600clutch0
312010   Buddy Baker Bernard Alvarez'64 Ford112500engine0
32185   Earl Balmer Cotton Owens'64 Dodge109580engine0
332555   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford71750crash0
343958   Doug Moore Doug Moore'64 Chevrolet66500oil pressure0
353586   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler17500transmission0
363142   Bill McMahan Casper Hensley'63 Pontiac17500brakes0
372660   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'64 Ford16630valve0
382863   Don Hume Don House'63 Ford9500crash0
391321   Nelson Stacy Wood Brothers'64 Ford5500driveshaft0
403452   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'62 Chevrolet4500handling0
414413   Bud Harless J.R. Underwood'64 Ford2500engine0
424088   Jimmy Helms Buck Baker'62 Chrysler2500fuel pump0
434301   Ed Livingston Curtis Crider'63 Mercury2500oil pressure0
44420   Frank Graham Jack Anderson'62 Ford1500overheating0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Jack Anderson20Jack AndersonFord
Wendell Scott34Wendell ScottFord
Bob Derrington68Bob DerringtonFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty13232
  David Pearson33375
  Richard Petty385619
  Jimmy Pardue57571
  Richard Petty588427
  Junior Johnson85851
  Jim Paschal8611126
  Paul Goldsmith1121143
  Richard Petty11515137
  Paul Goldsmith1521521
  Richard Petty153289137
  Jimmy Pardue29030112
  Buck Baker30236463