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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 30
Sunday, February 16, 1975 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:15:15
Average speed: 153.649 mph
Pole speed: 185.827 mph
Cautions: 3 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 110000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13272   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet20043905running4180
2 316   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola / AMC   (Roger Penske)'75 Matador19926700running0170
3 611   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (Junior Johnson)'75 Chevrolet19821850running6170
4 221   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury19818150running74170
53183   Ramo Stott Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'75 Chevrolet19711650running0155
6 871   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge19713650running0150
7 443   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge19213700running51151
81098   Richie Panch Daytona Budweiser   (Bettie Panch)'75 Chevrolet1918950running0142
93749   G.C. Spencer Spencer Racing   (G.C. Spencer)'74 Dodge1917150running0138
101748   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet1897485running0134
11 928   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (Hoss Ellington)'75 Chevrolet1886700engine18135
123937   Bruce Jacobi Opal's Truck Stop   (Opal Voight)'75 Chevrolet1854935running0127
133097   Bob Burcham Long-Lewis   (Ed Clark)'73 Ford1844320axle0124
142679   Ed Negre Brook-Massey   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge1844390running0121
151524   Cecil Gordon Bob Stott Motors   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet1834195engine0118
161682   Ferrel Harris Cougar Coal   (Ferrel Harris)'74 Dodge1762800running0115
173514   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'75 Chevrolet1623105engine0112
183696   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet1503760running0109
19 754   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'75 Chevrolet1463250oil pump0106
201315   Buddy Baker Lone Star Ford   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford1448200timing chain46108
211205   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet1182925engine0100
22 590   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford1043300water pump097
232464   Tommy Gale Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford832625engine094
244033   George Follmer Mr. Moyer Chevrolet   (Billy Moyer)'75 Chevrolet671650suspension091
252230   Walter Ballard Clyde Lynn Auto Parts   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet672385ignition088
263317   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'75 Chevrolet544310axle085
271108   Johnny Rutherford Allison Racing   (DiGard Racing)'75 Chevrolet512075engine082
28 188   Donnie Allison Allison Racing   (DiGard Racing)'75 Chevrolet366365fuel pump184
291874   Randy Tissot Tilitco Enterprises   (Charles Little)'75 Chevrolet301860engine076
303869   Hershel McGriff Friez Enterprises   (Ken Friez)'75 Chevrolet131400engine073
312120   Rick Newsom Moran   (Rick Newsom)'73 Ford71760engine070
322047   Bruce Hill Hill Racing   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet41750crash067
331470   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'75 Chevrolet32355crash064
341960   Joe Mihalic Pittsburgh: Someplace Special   (Lou Viglione)'75 Chevrolet31700crash061
353499   Jim Vandiver Transmissions Unlimited   (John Keselowski)'74 Dodge31350crash058
362775   Dick Trickle Puro Racing   (Delbert Puro)'73 Mercury31705crash055
372541   Grant Adcox Adcox-Kirby   (Herb Adcox)'75 Chevrolet31615crash052
382335   Dan Daughtry DM Construction   (Morris Davis)'73 Ford31550crash049
392842   Marty Robbins Robbins Racing   (Marty Robbins)'74 Dodge31705crash046
402981   Warren Tope Lester Tires & Wheels   (Warren Tope)'73 Ford31470crash043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Clyde Dagit0Dagit RacingClyde DagitDodge
Tom Culbertson3Ray YockeyMercury
Neil Castles5Doc FaustinaDodge
Ed Negre810,000 RPM Speed EquipmentEd NegreDodge
Bill Champion10Champion RacingBill ChampionFord
Joe Frasson18Frasson RacingJoe FrassonPontiac
Bob Burcham19Henley GrayChevrolet
G.T. Tallas20U.S. BoraxG.T. TallasFord
Joe Booher25Star City Body ShopDon RobertsonChevrolet
Tiny Lund26King EnterprisesA.J. KingDodge
H.B. Bailey36Almeda Auto PartsH.B. BaileyPontiac
Carl Adams65Ray MommeryFord
Terry Link66Custom AutoVernon BlankPontiac
Jim Crowe89Tom PistoneChevrolet
DCJim Hurtubise20Moran ElectricalRick NewsomFord
DCDick May79Brook-MasseyFrank WarrenDodge
DCRed Farmer97Long-LewisEd ClarkFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
5117   #35,41,42,47,60,70,75,81,99 accident turn 4 
124534  
46527   #08 spun turn 4 
53165113  
1661727   #14 engine 
17320028  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.5%             Average green flag run: 44.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Donnie Allison111
  Richard Petty21211
  A.J. Foyt13164
  Richard Petty17182
  A.J. Foyt19224
  Richard Petty233614
  David Pearson37404
  Richard Petty41444
  A.J. Foyt455410
  Richard Petty557420
  David Pearson758511
  Cale Yarborough86872
  Buddy Baker8810720
  Cale Yarborough1081114
  David Pearson1121176
  Buddy Baker11814326
  David Pearson14417532
  Benny Parsons1761761
  David Pearson17719721
  Benny Parsons1982003

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Bobby Allison 355    
2   David Pearson 345   -10  
3   Dave Marcis 310   -45  
4   Richard Petty 302   -53  
5   James Hylton 284   -71  
6   Cecil Gordon 283   -72  
7   Benny Parsons 271   -84  
8   Ed Negre 259   -96  
9   Richard Childress 239   -116  
10   Hershel McGriff 207   -148  
11   J.D. McDuffie 185   -170  
12   Cale Yarborough 170   -185  
13   Walter Ballard 158   -197  
14   Elmo Langley 155   -200  
14   Ramo Stott 155   -200  
16   Richie Panch 142   -213  
16   Gary Matthews 142   -213  
18   G.C. Spencer 138   -217  
19   A.J. Foyt 135   -220  
20   Ray Elder 129   -226