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1974 Atlanta 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 6 of 30
Sunday, March 24, 1974 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.216 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:26
Average speed: 136.91 mph
Pole speed: 159.242 mph
Cautions: 3 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 21.7 sec
Attendance: 45000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 911   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'74 Chevrolet32818650running87
2 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury3289950running172
3 471   Buddy Baker K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge3276650running0
4 815   George Follmer R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'72 Ford3277300running0
51288   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet3264150running0
61043   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge3255500running17
71795   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'74 Chevrolet3232350running0
83557   Bob Burcham White Racing   (Jack White)'74 Chevrolet3222100running0
9 216   Gary Bettenhausen AMC   (Roger Penske)'74 Matador3222200running0
103154   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet3212400running0
11 628   Charlie Glotzbach Pylon Wiper Blades   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet3201850running10
122648   James Hylton Stott   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet3192525running0
131852   Earl Ross Carling   (Allan Brooke)'74 Chevrolet3181950running0
143605   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing & Heating   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet3172100running0
152170   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet3172650running0
162793   Jackie Rogers Frederick Homes   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet3151525running0
171979   Frank Warren Hinson Construction   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge3141950running0
183256   Carl Adams Adams Racing   (Richard Mummert)'72 Ford3111400running0
192018   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'74 Dodge3111350running0
20332   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge3101800running0
213425   Roy Mayne Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge2841775running0
22298   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge2681275running0
232499   Jim Hurtubise Roger Lubinski'73 Dodge2321600engine0
241532   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge2271600sway bar0
251441   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)'74 Chevrolet1641575engine8
261312   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Chevrolet1474550engine0
271696   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet1191975rear end0
282214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet1161600engine1
29 372   Benny Parsons King's Row   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet1134675overheating0
302349   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'74 Dodge981450engine0
31255   John Martin Martin Racing   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge841350rear end0
321135   Dan Daughtry DM Const. & Scott & G. Stepp   (Morris Davis)'72 Ford801450clutch1
33 590   Jody Ridley Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford781525oil leak0
342824   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'72 Chevrolet661475quit0
353046   Travis Tiller Travis Tiller'73 Dodge44925engine0
36 798   Richie Panch Roy Thornley'72 Chevrolet34900engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
18181  
82909   #52 spun turn 2 
9112535  
12613611   #52,96 spun turn 4 
13716024  
1611644   #56 spun 
165328164  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.3%             Average green flag run: 76.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  (not scored)13232
  David Pearson338250
  Dan Daughtry83831
  Coo Coo Marlin84841
  Grant Adcox85906
  David Pearson9110919
  Richard Petty11012617
  Grant Adcox1271282
  Charlie Glotzbach1291368
  David Pearson13719054
  Cale Yarborough1911933
  Charlie Glotzbach1941952
  David Pearson19624449
  Cale Yarborough24532884