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1975 Mason-Dixon 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 30
Sunday, May 18, 1975 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:57:32
Average speed: 100.82 mph
Pole speed: 136.612 mph
Cautions: 8 for 101 laps
Margin of victory: 7 laps +
Attendance: 32000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury50015425running348185
21124   Cecil Gordon Bob Stott Motors   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet49310400running0170
3 343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge49010050running0165
41748   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet4876950running0160
51405   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet4863725running0155
61214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'75 Chevrolet4822800running4155
71393   Kenny Brightbill Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford4802000running0146
81947   Bruce Hill Hill Racing   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet4752400running0142
92719   Henley Gray Lafayette Radio   (Henley Gray)'75 Chevrolet4681800running0138
103425   Jabe Thomas Ward's Mobile Homes   (Don Robertson)'74 Chevrolet4681700running0134
11 215   Buddy Baker Bud Moore Engineering   (Bud Moore)'75 Ford4674750engine12135
122064   Elmo Langley Central Dist. / Pabst   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford4652000running0127
132667   Buddy Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'73 Plymouth4641925running0124
142818   Joe Frasson Frasson Racing   (Joe Frasson)'74 Dodge4531350running0121
152379   Frank Warren KOA of Dover   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge4481775running0118
161896   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet4381700running0115
17157   Dean Dalton Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'73 Ford4241125running0112
181670   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's / Bel Aire Datsun   (J.D. McDuffie)'75 Chevrolet4211550engine0109
192410   Bill Champion Al Rudd Auto Parts   (Bill Champion)'73 Ford4201000running0106
20 971   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge4063925ball joint0103
213522   John Harkins H & H Auto   (Kay Borland)'74 Dodge382800engine0100
22 817   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'75 Chevrolet3703300engine097
23 772   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet3603250engine6199
243246   Travis Tiller Skip's Used Auto Parts   (Travis Tiller)'74 Dodge312700running091
252130   Walter Ballard Milford Stitching   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet3081175engine088
262923   Earl Brooks Brooks Racing   (Don Robertson)'74 Dodge305650engine085
27 411   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)'75 Chevrolet2953700engine7587
281088   Donnie Allison Dean's Power Oil   (DiGard Racing)'75 Chevrolet2141125overheating079
29 590   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford1891125engine076
302240   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto / J & F   (D.K. Ulrich)'75 Chevrolet163550engine073
31302   Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Dave Marcis)'74 Dodge1521040engine070
323157   Joey Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'74 Dodge82530overheating067
33 654   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'75 Chevrolet661045engine064
343301   Earle Canavan Kava Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Dodge57510engine061
35258   Dick May Jones Chrysler-Plymouth   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge431000quit058

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCRicky Rudd10Al Rudd Auto PartsBill ChampionFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson11010
  Buddy Baker112111
  Coo Coo Marlin22254
  Buddy Baker26261
  Cale Yarborough279872
  David Pearson991002
  Benny Parsons10111010
  Cale Yarborough1111133
  David Pearson1141163
  Benny Parsons11714630
  David Pearson14719347
  Benny Parsons1941941
  David Pearson19527682
  Benny Parsons2772771
  David Pearson27832649
  Benny Parsons3273337
  David Pearson33434512
  Benny Parsons3463527
  David Pearson3533542
  Benny Parsons3553595
  David Pearson360500141

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Richard Petty 1909    
2   Dave Marcis 1622   -287  
3   Cecil Gordon 1601   -308  
4   James Hylton 1599   -310  
5   Benny Parsons 1565   -344  
6   Darrell Waltrip 1556   -353  
7   Richard Childress 1494   -415  
8   Elmo Langley 1342   -567  
9   David Pearson 1309   -600  
10   Dick Brooks 1301   -608  
11   Walter Ballard 1286   -623  
12   Buddy Baker 1258   -651  
13   David Sisco 1249   -660  
14   Cale Yarborough 1221   -688  
15   Ed Negre 1191   -718  
16   Frank Warren 1162   -747  
17   Buddy Arrington 1016   -893  
18   Lennie Pond 993   -916  
19   Coo Coo Marlin 983   -926  
20   Bruce Hill 937   -972  
21   Jabe Thomas 931   -978