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1974 Capital City 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 24 of 30
Sunday, September 8, 1974 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a 0.542 mile paved track (271.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:12:22
Average speed: 64.43 mph
Pole speed: 88.852 mph
Cautions: 13 for 123 laps
Margin of victory: .5 lap
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

1 143   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge5008740running383
2 672   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet5006010running1
31798   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet4933295running0
41190   Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford4911985running0
51030   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet4871510running0
61464   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford4801235running0
7159   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet4781375running0
81870   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4731235running0
9 524   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet4701085running0
10 754   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet4681035running0
112610   Bill Champion Champion Trucking   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford468660running0
122246   Travis Tiller Precision Engine Machine   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge420650running0
13 32   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge391930crash0
141920   Bob Burcham Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'72 Ford313760oil line0
15 252   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet282920transmission18
16 832   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge269610engine0
171305   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet254805overheating0
181214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet1651075crash0
192379   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge161820suspension0
20168   Ed Negre The Horseless Carriage Shop   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge145735ignition0
21 411   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1212570crash98
222025   Jackie Rogers Star City Body Shop   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet46650clutch0
232148   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet28760ignition0
24 996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet23775engine0
252475   Johnny Barnes Hawks Enterprises   (Ed Hawks)'72 Chevrolet18490engine0
262773   George England Columbia Plastics   (George England)'72 Chevrolet4475overheating0
272567   Joey Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Joey Arrington)'72 Plymouth1460axle0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty133
  Cale Yarborough42926
  Earl Ross304718
  Cale Yarborough486316
  Benny Parsons64641
  Cale Yarborough6512056
  Richard Petty121500380