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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 30
Sunday, February 17, 1974 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:11:38
Average speed: 140.894 mph
Pole speed: 185.817 mph
Cautions: 10 for 53 laps
Margin of victory: 47 sec
Attendance: 85000
Lead changes: 59

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

1 243   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge20039650running74
2 411   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'74 Chevrolet20021250running9
31283   Ramo Stott Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'74 Chevrolet20011390running0
43114   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet2008350running7
53550   A.J. Foyt Purolator   (A.J. Foyt)'74 Chevrolet1998465running6
6 788   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet1997650running41
71195   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'73 Chevrolet1995900running1
8 327   Bobby Isaac Thundercraft Boats   (Banjo Matthews)'74 Chevrolet1986825running0
92332   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge1975050suspension0
101830   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet1975410running2
112252   Earl Ross Carling   (Allan Brooke)'72 Chevrolet1974560running0
123416   Gary Bettenhausen AMC   (Roger Penske)'74 Matador1964225running0
133224   Cecil Gordon R.W. Hill & Sons   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet1964750running1
14402   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge1964435running0
153805   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing & Heating   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet1954275running2
161948   James Hylton Bob Stott Chevrolet   (James Hylton)'73 Chevrolet1934325running9
171657   Bob Burcham Precision Specialties   (Jack White)'74 Chevrolet1853820engine0
182998   Richie Panch Panch Go-Club   (Roy Thornley)'72 Ford1803770running1
193322   Jimmy Crawford World Wide Tapes   (Crawford Brothers)'72 Plymouth1763775running0
20 515   George Follmer R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford1657400engine0
211590   Bill Dennis Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford1614220engine0
221072   Benny Parsons King Row Fireplaces   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet1417700ignition1
232154   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet1354135suspension0
241761   Johnny Rutherford B & B Racing   (Don Bierschwale)'74 Chevrolet1163735clutch2
252056   Jim Hurtubise Moran   (Dan Bray)'72 Chevrolet1123600crash0
262418   Joe Frasson Frasson Cement   (Joe Frasson)'73 Dodge1113550engine0
27 631   Jim Vandiver Rossmeyer Dodge   (O.L. Nixon)'72 Dodge1084225radiator0
283070   J.D. McDuffie Socar Inc.   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet1084850engine0
293902   L.D. Ottinger Lonesome Pine Raceway   (Russell Large)'74 Chevrolet1003390hood pin0
30 912   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Chevrolet976800engine19
31375   Dick Simon TraveLodge   (Doc Faustina)'73 Dodge963410engine0
321493   Jackie Rogers Frederick Homes   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet893500driver injury0
33269   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet753365engine0
342879   Frank Warren Hinson Construction   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge633830engine0
35 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury619035exhaust5
361328   Charlie Glotzbach Ellington Racing   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet484150windshield0
372560   Joe Mihalic Pittsburgh: Someplace Special!   (Lou Viglione)'74 Chevrolet373365crash0
382735   Dan Daughtry Davis Racing   (Morris Davis)'72 Ford283230crash0
39 804   Hershel McGriff Almost Heaven, West Virginia   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge233375crash0
403696   Richard Childress Garn Racing   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet223700engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Eddie Bond0Eddie BondDodge
Earle Canavan01Earle CanavanPlymouth
Pee Wee Wentz4Wentz RacingJerry WentzChevrolet
Dean Dalton7Belden AsphaltDean DaltonChevrolet
Ed Negre8Negre RacingEd NegreDodge
Bill Champion10Champion RacingBill ChampionFord
G.T. Tallas23Tallas RacingG.T. TallasFord
Roy Mayne25Robertson RacingDon RobertsonDodge
Sam McQuagg38Gene EvansPlymouth
D.K. Ulrich40Noel's Auto SalesElmer BuxtonChevrolet
Grant Adcox41Adcox-KirbyHerb AdcoxChevrolet
Dick May46Travis TillerDodge
G.C. Spencer49Spencer RacingG.C. SpencerDodge
Jim Bray56MoranDan BrayFord
Elmo Langley64Langley RacingElmo LangleyFord
Terry Link66Rey-Co ControlVernon BlankPontiac
Buddy Arrington67Cherokee ConstructionBuddy ArringtonPlymouth
Alton Jones68Crimson Dale NurseryButch HawkersmithChevrolet
Randy Tissot74Tilitco EnterprisesRandy TissotChevrolet
Dick Skillen78GoffcoTom GoffChevrolet
Phil Finney80Finney RacingPhil FinneyChevrolet
Jimmy Crowe89Tom PistoneChevrolet
Red Farmer97Long-LewisWillie HumphriesFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  (not scored)12020
  Cale Yarborough21211
  David Pearson22232
  Cale Yarborough24285
  David Pearson29313
  Bobby Allison32376
  James Hylton38447
  Bobby Allison45451
  James Hylton46472
  Cecil Gordon48481
  Johnny Rutherford49502
  Cale Yarborough51522
  Coo Coo Marlin53542
  Cale Yarborough55551
  Donnie Allison56561
  Bobby Allison57582
  Donnie Allison59591
  Coo Coo Marlin60601
  Bobby Allison61611
  Donnie Allison62632
  Richard Petty64707
  Bobby Allison71755
  Darrell Waltrip76761
  Donnie Allison77793
  Coo Coo Marlin80801
  Bobby Allison81822
  Donnie Allison83853
  Bobby Allison86861
  Donnie Allison87871
  Richard Petty88892
  Bobby Allison90901
  Richie Panch91911
  Walter Ballard92932
  Richard Petty94974
  A.J. Foyt981025
  Donnie Allison1031064
  Coo Coo Marlin1071082
  A.J. Foyt1091091
  Richard Petty1101134
  Donnie Allison1141141
  Benny Parsons1151151
  David Sisco1161172
  Richard Petty1181203
  Donnie Allison1211222
  Richard Petty1231242
  Donnie Allison1251262
  Richard Petty1271293
  Donnie Allison1301301
  Richard Petty1311355
  Donnie Allison1361383
  Richard Petty1391413
  Donnie Allison1421432
  Richard Petty1441463
  Donnie Allison1471482
  Coo Coo Marlin1491491
  Richard Petty15016920
  Donnie Allison1701712
  Richard Petty1721787
  Donnie Allison17918911
  Richard Petty19020011