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1974 Virginia 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 9 of 30
Sunday, April 28, 1974 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.525 mile paved track (262.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:22:41
Average speed: 70.427 mph
Pole speed: 84.362 mph
Cautions: 12 for 70 laps
Margin of victory: 2.1 sec
Attendance: 32000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 111   Cale Yarborough Kar-Kare   (Richard Howard)'74 Chevrolet50020000running360
2 543   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge5008000running0
3 612   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'74 Chevrolet4965000running84
4 872   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet4944250running0
5 954   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet4911750running0
6 490   Jimmy Hensley Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford4891650running0
71648   James Hylton Stott   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet4871750running0
8182   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge4841450running0
91570   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4831550running0
101296   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet4821500running0
111130   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet4821450running0
122114   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet4791000running0
131498   Richie Panch Tracmaster   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet477900running0
14107   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'74 Chevrolet476925running6
152024   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet470900running0
161779   Frank Warren Hinson Construction   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge4691015running0
171367   Buddy Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth4581105running0
182305   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet3701010brakes0
192725   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge337860engine0
202946   Travis Tiller Tiller Racing   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge292600overheating0
212675   Ernie Shaw Hawks Enterprises   (Ed Hawks)'72 Chevrolet214590wheel0
22 215   George Follmer R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford1792580engine0
23 388   Donnie Allison DiGard Racing   (DiGard Racing)'74 Chevrolet170820crash0
242210   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford115720vibration0
25 728   Bobby Isaac Pylon Wiper Blades   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet113550overheating0
26248   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge89540engine0
272864   Elmo Langley Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford70780overheating0
281906   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'73 Dodge63520axle0
29259   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet55510engine0
303051   Bobby Fleming Strong Racing   (Bill Strong)'72 Chevrolet53500oil leak0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15858  
59635   #9 stalled turn 2 
648320  
84896   #46 spun turn 1 
9012435  
1251273   #15 spun turn 2 
12817144  
1721798   #48,88 accident turn 4 
1801845  
18519511   #12,15 accident turn 3 
19620914  
2102145   #67 spun turn 2 
21524026  
2412444   #75 spun turn 2 
24529248  
2932997   #98 spun turn 2 
30035859  
3593635   #98 spun turn 1 
36438926  
3903956   #05 accident turn 1 
39647984  
4804856   #98 spun turn 2 
4864872  
4884914   #7,48 accident turn 2 
4925009  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 33.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  (not scored)15050
  Cale Yarborough518434
  Dean Dalton85906
  Bobby Allison9110515
  Cale Yarborough10617267
  Bobby Allison17324169
  Cale Yarborough242500259