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1974 Altamont 100

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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 2 of 28
Sunday, April 21, 1974 at Altamont Speedway, Livermore, CA
100 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (50.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:13:09
Average speed: 41.095 mph
Pole speed: 88.023 mph
Cautions: 4 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 4000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1974 standings

1 338   Jimmy Insolo Bill Martin's Union 76   (Roger Paquette)'72 Chevrolet1001000running1385
2 582   Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Auto World   (Rolland Gautsche)'71 Ford100750running074
3 468   Sonny Easley Life Tile   (Vic Kurten)'73 Ford99525running1972.75
41010   Leon Fox Leon Fox'74 Chevrolet99325running071.75
5 296   Ray Elder Olympia Beer   (Fred Elder)'74 Dodge99275running070.75
6114   Dick Kranzler Don's Auto Parts   (Dick Kranzler)'72 Chevrolet99215running069.75
7 17   Jack McCoy Ernie Conn'73 Dodge98400running6868.5
8 742   Richard White Barnicle Oil   (Dean Barnicle)'72 Ford97185running067.25
92066   Don Pruitt Crusader Helmets   (Don Pruitt)'72 Chevrolet94180running065.5
10179   John Dineen Marck Motors   (George Stark)'71 Ford94175running064.5
111420   Buck Peralta Tizsos Mexican Restaurant   (Richard Peralta)'73 Ford92170crash063
122464   Markey James James Racing   (Markey James)'72 Chevrolet58165sway bar053.5
131986   Steve Vaughn Vaughn Racing   (Steve Vaughn)'72 Chevrolet52160overheating051
14218   Bob England England Racing   (Bob England)'72 Chevrolet46150clutch048.5
151253   Jack Simpson Allstate Auto   (DuWayne Wahl)'72 Chevrolet43145transmission046.75
162345   Bruce Blodgett Blodgett Racing   (Bruce Blodgett)'71 Ford39140oil leak044.75
17223   John Soares, Jr. Soares Racing   (John Soares, Jr.)'72 Dodge36135oil leak043
181663   Walt Price Empire Auto   (Walt Price)'72 Chevrolet35130crash041.75
19 641   Ernie Stierly Allied Plating   (Ernie Stierly / Jack D. McCoy)'72 Chevrolet21125engine037.25
201580   Rodger Patterson Roger Patterson'73 Plymouth11120suspension033.75
21 801   George Behlman Reed Cams   (James Boyd)'72 Chevrolet4115crash031
22 991   Johnny Anderson Adams Machine Shop   (Don Nuzum)'72 Chevrolet4110crash030
231833   Glenn Francis Trent Francis'72 Chevrolet2105engine028.5
241311   Jerry Oliver Oliver Racing   (Jerry Oliver)'74 Chevrolet2100overheating027.5

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Bob Kennedy0Kennedy RacingBob EnglandChevrolet
Jim Lee06Lee's Iron & Metal Co.Jim LeeChevrolet
G.T. Tallas23Tallas RacingG.T. TallasFord
Ross Surgenor29Surgenor RacingDick MidgleyChevrolet
Don Graham34Graham RacingTom McKennaChevrolet
Chuck Wahl37Excel TrailerJoe MarsikChevrolet
Sam Stanley47Stanley RacingCharles WagonerChevrolet
Bill Schmitt73Schmitt RacingBill SchmittChevrolet
Gary Jenkins74Jenkins Exxon ServiceGary JenkinsDodge
Richie Potts83Potts RacingRichie PottsFord

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
62015   #01,91 accident backstretch 
23319   #41 accident turn 1 
36394   #45,63 accident frontstretch & #8 spun turn 4 
981003   #20 accident frontstretch 
  Percent of race run under caution: 31.0%             Average green flag run: 17.3 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Jack McCoy16868
  Sonny Easley698719
  Jimmy Insolo8810013