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1974 Delaware 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 25 of 30
Sunday, September 15, 1974 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:23:59
Average speed: 113.64 mph
Pole speed: 133.64 mph
Cautions: 7 for 55 laps
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 30000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 243   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge50018175running491
2 115   Buddy Baker R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford49711425running2
3 852   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet4915750running0
4 972   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet4887250running0
5162   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge4863275running0
61905   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet4832500running0
71424   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet4832475running0
82383   Kenny Brightbill Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'73 Chevrolet4761825running0
91819   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)'73 Chevrolet4721625running0
101530   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet4692125running0
11258   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge4691400running0
122870   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4691700running0
13 612   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Roger Penske)'74 Matador4681025oil pump0
143920   Rick Newsom Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'72 Ford4591025running0
15339   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet4571500running0
162979   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge4491525brakes0
172601   Earle Canavan Kava Instant Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Plymouth4391000running0
181796   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet4371675running0
191048   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet3531800clutch3
202098   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet3421525rear end0
213756   Jim Bray Bray Realty   (Jim Bray)'73 Chevrolet317850engine0
222764   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford313875engine0
233460   Joe Mihalic Viglione Racing   (Lou Viglione)'74 Chevrolet283800engine0
241390   Eddie Pettyjohn Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford2211525clutch1
251214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet2191500engine1
263140   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'72 Chevrolet177725suspension0
273673   George England Columbia Plastics   (George England)'72 Chevrolet170700rear end0
28 511   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1643675engine0
292157   Bob Burcham Precision Specialties   (Jack White)'74 Mercury144625engine0
30 321   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury1121175rear end2
31 488   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet90 crash0
322254   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet881515overheating0
331193   Jackie Rogers Lemon Tree Inns   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet56860steering0
343587   Gary Myers Newsom Racing'72 Chevrolet34605overheating0
35 795   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'74 Chevrolet311075engine0
363046   Travis Tiller Skip's Used Auto Parts   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge23645oil leak0
372449   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'74 Dodge18740engine0
383210   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford13585transmission0
393867   Larry Manning J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth1580engine0
404075   Johnny Barnes Hawks Enterprises   (Ed Hawks)'72 Chevrolet0575engine0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818  
19268   #93 spun turn 2 
27145119  
1461505   #57 engine 
1511511  
15216211   #73 accident turn 2 
1631642  
1651706   #11 engine 
1711711  
1721798   #40 accident turn 4 
18022041  
22123212   #14 engine 
23332492  
3253306   #12 spun turn 3 
331500170  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.2%             Average green flag run: 55.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker122
  Richard Petty33230
  Coo Coo Marlin33331
  Eddie Pettyjohn34341
  James Hylton35373
  David Pearson38392
  Richard Petty40500461