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1975 Carolina 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 4 of 30
Sunday, March 2, 1975 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:15:18
Average speed: 117.588 mph
Pole speed: 137.611 mph
Cautions: 4 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: 13.5 sec
Attendance: 31500
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 711   Cale Yarborough Russell Bennett   (Junior Johnson)'75 Chevrolet49217200running261185
2 821   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury49210815running124175
3 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge48310925running78170
41090   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford4785200running0160
52247   Bruce Hill Hill Racing   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet4653950running0155
62096   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet4643750running0150
7168   Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge4623300running0146
82148   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet4553125running0142
92767   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)'74 Dodge4522900running0138
10257   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'73 Ford4502200running0134
112610   Ricky Rudd Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'73 Ford4362000running0130
123164   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford4362300running0127
132365   Carl Adams TraveLodge   (Richard Mummert)'73 Ford4341630running0124
141705   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet4312000battery0121
15290   Clyde Dagit Dagit Racing   (Clyde Dagit)'74 Dodge4181400running0118
162846   Travis Tiller Precision Engine Machine   (Travis Tiller)'74 Dodge4121300running0115
171330   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet4061700running0112
181479   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge3901600running0109
192420   Rick Newsom Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'73 Ford3721000engine0106
201924   Cecil Gordon Bob Stott Motors   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet3481500running0103
21 317   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'75 Chevrolet3013400crash22105
22 572   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet3013275crash097
23 454   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'75 Chevrolet3011250crash094
24 671   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge2943725crash091
25 115   Buddy Baker Quality Ford   (Bud Moore)'75 Ford2364200engine793
261214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'75 Chevrolet2351175engine085
271525   Jabe Thomas Ward's Mobile Homes   (Don Robertson)'74 Chevrolet173650engine082
281188   Donnie Allison Allison Racing   (DiGard Racing)'75 Chevrolet1651125engine079
29 928   Bobby Isaac Gilmore Enterprises   (Hoss Ellington)'75 Chevrolet113600handling076
301878   Dick Skillen Goffco   (Tom Goff)'74 Chevrolet97575ignition073
313001   Earle Canavan Kava Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Dodge2570engine070

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buddy Baker177
  Darrell Waltrip82922
  David Pearson30323
  Cale Yarborough338654
  David Pearson87926
  Richard Petty9312836
  Cale Yarborough12915224
  Richard Petty15319442
  David Pearson19528591
  Cale Yarborough2862949
  David Pearson2953039
  Cale Yarborough30432017
  David Pearson3213299
  Cale Yarborough330456127
  David Pearson4574626
  Cale Yarborough46349230

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Richard Petty 657    
2   James Hylton 547   -110  
3   Ed Negre 539   -118  
4   Benny Parsons 538   -119  
5   Cecil Gordon 532   -125  
6   Richard Childress 527   -130  
7   David Pearson 520   -137  
8   Dave Marcis 516   -141  
9   Elmo Langley 437   -220  
10   Dick Brooks 417   -240  
11   Walter Ballard 376   -281  
12   Lennie Pond 370   -287  
13   David Sisco 363   -294  
14   Cale Yarborough 355   -302  
14   Bobby Allison 355   -302  
16   Bruce Hill 352   -305  
17   Darrell Waltrip 308   -349  
18   Buddy Arrington 288   -369  
19   Rick Newsom 273   -384  
20   Frank Warren 221   -436  
21   Jabe Thomas 209   -448