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1974 Gwyn Staley 400

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 8 of 30
Sunday, April 21, 1974 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:20:20
Average speed: 96.2 mph
Pole speed: 105.669 mph
Cautions: 2 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 17500
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

1 443   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge4008250running336
2 211   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'74 Chevrolet3985550running0
3 112   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Chevrolet3964725running21
4 772   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet3923400running0
5 654   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet3921150running3
6 515   George Follmer R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford3912650running0
7 388   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet390875running0
8 870   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet387850running0
91190   Harry Gant Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford3871055running0
10122   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge3851025running0
112524   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet377785running0
121830   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet376915running0
132164   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford376735running0
14239   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet371505running0
151705   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing & Heating   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet369895running0
162606   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge368510running0
17168   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge359650running0
181498   Richie Panch Tracmaster   (Roy Thornley)'72 Ford356680running0
192079   Frank Warren Hinson Construction   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge238830oil leak0
201925   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge210805engine0
212740   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'72 Chevrolet171435rear end0
22 996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet169650rear end0
233051   Jerry Hufflin Strong Racing   (Bill Strong)'72 Chevrolet160415axle0
241032   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge154355engine0
252210   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford69310ignition0
262991   Marv Acton Acton Racing   (Ralph McNabb)'72 Chevrolet66365engine0
272467   Buddy Arrington Cherokee Construction   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth58580engine0
281548   James Hylton Stott   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet56820engine0
29137   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'74 Chevrolet49885transmission0
302875   Ronnie Childress Childress Racing   (Tom Garn)'72 Chevrolet43325ignition0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  (not scored)14040
  Bobby Allison416121
  Richard Petty629534
  Lennie Pond96983
  Richard Petty99400302