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1964 Wilkes 400

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NASCAR Grand National race number 58 of 62
Sunday, October 11, 1964 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:44:07
Average speed: 91.398 mph
Pole speed: 100.761 mph
Cautions: 2 for 28 laps
Margin of victory: 5.8 sec
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

1 521   Marvin Panch English Motors   (Wood Brothers)'64 Ford4003225running74
2 428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'64 Ford4002150running123
3 816   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury3971225running2
4141   Billy Wade Bud Moore'64 Mercury394850running0
5103   Buck Baker Ray Fox'64 Dodge390625running0
6 900   Cale Yarborough Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford389525running0
71802   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury370475running0
81519   Larry Thomas Herman Beam'64 Ford366425running0
91988   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler356350running0
10117   Bobby Johns Holman-Moody Racing'64 Ford348325rear end0
113032   Jack Anderson Dave Kent'63 Ford344275running0
12319   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet311250running0
13 127   Junior Johnson Banjo Matthews'64 Ford297775engine201
142734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford294200engine0
151672   Doug Yates Doug Yates'63 Plymouth265200running0
162453   Pete Stewart Pete Stewart'63 Ford208175rear end0
17 26   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge205275head gasket0
18125   Earl Balmer Cotton Owens'64 Dodge200200wheel bearing0
19 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth153250rear end0
201746   J.T. Putney Walt Hunter'62 Chevrolet125200driveshaft0
21 641   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth87175engine0
221310   Buddy Baker Bernard Alvarez'64 Ford51175engine0
232601   Darrell Bryant Curtis Crider'63 Mercury48150transmission0
24250   Larry Manning Jack Anderson'62 Ford38150brakes0
253258   Doug Moore Doug Moore'64 Chevrolet36150fuel line0
262352   Paul Lewis Jess Potter'62 Chevrolet27150overheating0
272855   Earl Brooks Wendell Scott'62 Chevrolet26150rear end0
282997   Bill Whitley Ray Osborne'62 Chevrolet22150tire rub0
29 711   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'64 Ford5175fuel0
302220   Mark Hurley Jack Anderson'63 Ford3150engine0
312178   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'63 Dodge2 crash0
322060   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'64 Ford2 crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Terry Murchison13J.R. UnderwoodFord
WDPaul Goldsmith25Ray NichelsPlymouth
WDBobby Isaac26Ray NichelsDodge
WDPossum Jones31Tom SpellFord
WDMarshall Sargent89David WalkerPlymouth

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Junior Johnson19191
  Darel Dieringer92932
  Junior Johnson94194101
  Fred Lorenzen19524551
  Junior Johnson2462516
  Marvin Panch25229443
  Junior Johnson2952973
  Marvin Panch2983036
  Fred Lorenzen30437572
  Marvin Panch37640025