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1974 Wilkes 400

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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 30
Sunday, September 22, 1974 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a 0.625 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:05:41
Average speed: 80.782 mph
Pole speed: 105.087 mph
Cautions: 6 for 71 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 11000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

1 211   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet4009275running275
2 143   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge4006300running116
3 315   Buddy Baker R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford3994625running0
4 552   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet3941700running8
5122   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge3931600running1
61128   Bobby Isaac Pylon Wiper Blades   (Hoss Ellington)'73 Chevrolet390975running0
7 696   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet387875running0
81693   Jackie Rogers Lemon Tree Inns   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet385775running0
91730   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet384955running0
101305   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet3831045running0
111514   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet3761010engine0
123067   Joey Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth341525running0
13 472   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet3202790engine0
142640   D.K. Ulrich Noel's Auto Sales   (D.K. Ulrich)'72 Chevrolet311505running0
15 790   Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford300770engine0
162946   Travis Tiller Skip's Used Auto Parts   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge264485overheating0
171498   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet252965engine0
181879   Frank Warren Hut Restaurant   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge203855rear end0
19 819   Bob Burcham Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)'73 Chevrolet190480engine0
202525   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge121420brakes0
212206   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'74 Dodge87410rear end0
222720   Rick Newsom Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'72 Ford76400transmission0
23 970   J.D. McDuffie McDuffie Racing   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet63740transmission0
241948   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet51765axle0
25239   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet36595engine0
262064   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford25490engine0
271024   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet25630crash0
282110   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford22320overheating0
292873   George England Columbia Plastics   (George England)'72 Chevrolet10310steering0
30248   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge1300rear end0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Ed Sauer5Hawaiian Gardens SpecialEd SauerChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty12626
  Cale Yarborough27271
  Earl Ross28358
  Cale Yarborough365823
  Richard Petty59613
  Cale Yarborough62709
  Dave Marcis71711
  Cale Yarborough729221
  Richard Petty9315462
  Cale Yarborough155299145
  Richard Petty30032425
  Cale Yarborough32540076