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1974 Carolina 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 30
Sunday, March 3, 1974 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 3:42:50
Average speed: 121.622 mph
Pole speed: 134.868 mph
Cautions: 2 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 33000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 243   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge49218025running278
2 111   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'74 Chevrolet49111600running164
3 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Chevrolet4868400running1
4 328   Charlie Glotzbach Pylon   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet4834125running0
51115   George Follmer R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford4836475running0
61630   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet4762825running0
72690   Bill Dennis Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford4762475running0
8142   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge4752425running0
9 854   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet4742025running0
101948   James Hylton Bob Stott Chevrolet   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet4732125running0
111257   Bob Burcham White Racing   (Jack White)'74 Chevrolet4731670running0
121732   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge4721420running0
132070   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4711620running0
142198   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet4691370running0
153293   Jackie Rogers Frederick Homes   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet4661020running0
163467   Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth4651470running0
171560   Joe Mihalic Lou Viglione'74 Chevrolet4581195running0
182541   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)'74 Chevrolet4501070running0
19339   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet449895running0
203579   Frank Warren Hinson Construction   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge4421370running0
213678   Dick Skillen Goffco   (Tom Goff)'73 Chevrolet429845running0
22378   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge428820ignition0
231072   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet4194245oil pan0
241314   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet4161020suspension0
25 995   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'74 Chevrolet368695overheating0
263122   Jimmy Crawford World Wide Tapes   (Crawford Brothers)'72 Plymouth283720fatigue0
27 788   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet2541145rear end0
28275   Charlie Blanton Faustina Racing   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge231720clutch0
291824   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet2291395engine0
303025   Roy Mayne Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge1851170engine0
312305   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing & Heating   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet1791290engine0
32 604   Hershel McGriff Almost Heaven, West Virginia   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge169560overheating0
33227   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'74 Chevrolet158905engine0
34 421   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury1311050ignition0
352406   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge111745engine0
362896   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet1001140overheating0
373818   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'73 Dodge88585engine0
383964   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford781080engine0
392949   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'74 Dodge67625rear end0
404077   Charlie Roberts Blackwell Kenworth   (Charlie Roberts)'74 Chevrolet571070handling0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  (not scored)14949
  Cale Yarborough5013283
  Bobby Allison1331331
  Cale Yarborough13421178
  Richard Petty21223625
  Cale Yarborough2372371
  Richard Petty2382381
  Cale Yarborough2392391
  Richard Petty24032485
  Cale Yarborough3253251
  Richard Petty326492167