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1974 Southern 500

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 30
Monday, September 2, 1974 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:30:48
Average speed: 111.075 mph
Pole speed: 150.132 mph
Cautions: 11 for 102 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 65000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

1 411   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet36728000running159
2 695   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'74 Chevrolet36611000running44
32105   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet3657575running24
4182   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge3625850running0
53148   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet3604650running2
61249   G.C. Spencer Spencer Antiques   (G.C. Spencer)'74 Dodge3583750running3
71393   Jackie Rogers Lemon Tree Inns   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet3583025running0
82607   Jerry Schild Rush Johnson'72 Chevrolet3543100running0
91618   Joe Frasson Smith Auto Parts   (Joe Frasson)'74 Dodge3532850running0
103867   Pee Wee Wentz J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth3422500running0
11409   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet3362600running0
123779   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge3352500running0
132554   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet3272375engine1
14 790   Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford2802300engine77
152831   Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing   (O.L. Nixon)'72 Dodge2721800crash0
162730   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet2222225engine0
172370   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet2162200spindle0
181996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet2112150engine0
192224   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet1852125engine0
202464   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford1851550crash0
21298   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge1731525engine0
221052   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1462150engine0
233201   Earle Canavan Kava Instant Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Plymouth1361425engine0
241198   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet1172100crash0
25 321   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury1151775crash12
26 872   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet1144700engine3
271757   Bob Burcham Precision Engine   (Jack White)'74 Chevrolet971525engine0
28 983   Ramo Stott Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'74 Chevrolet921650engine0
291414   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet902175engine1
30 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Roger Penske)'74 Matador801100steering24
313010   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford491290overheating0
322019   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)'73 Chevrolet411330rear end0
33 215   Buddy Baker R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford394170crash16
343632   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge381160engine0
35 143   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge374350crash1
363306   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'74 Dodge131140overheating0
371528   Bobby Isaac Pylon Wiper Blades   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet71405ignition0
383573   Jerry Hansen Leggett's Modular Homes   (Jerry Hansen)'72 Chevrolet71120crash0
393925   Roy Mayne Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge71110crash0
40345   Earl Brooks Faustina Racing   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge11100water pump0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Rick Newsom20Newsom RacingRick NewsomFord
WDDick Skillen78GoffCoTom GoffChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty111
  Buddy Baker21716
  Darrell Waltrip18225
  Benny Parsons23253
  Darrell Waltrip263914
  Lennie Pond40401
  G.C. Spencer41433
  James Hylton44452
  Bobby Allison466924
  Charlie Glotzbach70734
  Coo Coo Marlin74741
  Charlie Glotzbach75751
  David Sisco76805
  Darrell Waltrip81899
  David Pearson9010112
  David Sisco1021021
  Darrell Waltrip10311715
  David Sisco1181258
  Charlie Glotzbach12615126
  Darrell Waltrip1521521
  David Sisco1531619
  Charlie Glotzbach16219635
  Cale Yarborough1971993
  Charlie Glotzbach20021011
  Cale Yarborough21124434
  David Sisco2452451
  Cale Yarborough246367122