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1975 American 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 30
Sunday, October 19, 1975 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
492 laps on a 1.017 mile paved track (500.364 miles)

Time of race: 4:09:54
Average speed: 120.129 mph
Pole speed: 132.021 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 30000
Lead changes: 15

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 411   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)'75 Chevrolet49219930running396185
41054   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'75 Chevrolet4885580running0160
5 328   A.J. Foyt Gilmore Racing   (Hoss Ellington)'75 Chevrolet4874530running730
61347   Bruce Hill Howson Algraphy   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet4863830running0150
7123   Bobby Isaac Black Gold Oil   (Ed Gibson)'75 Chevrolet4782930running0146
9 727   Donnie Allison Black Gold Oil   (Richard Howard)'75 Chevrolet4702530running00
101414   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'75 Chevrolet4672830running0134
111530   Walter Ballard Clyde Lynn Auto Parts   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet4612630running0130
152348   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet4552030running0118
163237   Bruce Jacobi Opal's Truck Stop   (Opal Voight)'75 Chevrolet4391430running0115
173333   Dick May Joli Boutique   (Hiram Handy)'75 Chevrolet4381330running0112
181825   Jabe Thomas Ward's Mobile Homes   (Don Robertson)'74 Chevrolet4321230running0109
19260   Glen McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'73 Chevrolet4311130running00
202470   J.D. McDuffie Butler's   (J.D. McDuffie)'75 Chevrolet4301555running0103
211796   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet4281350running0100
241172   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet3803275water pump091
263105   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet3361225engine085
273678   Dick Skillen Singer Climate Control   (Tom Goff)'74 Chevrolet334700engine082
301624   Cecil Gordon Pruette   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet1801135engine073
311940   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto Body   (D.K. Ulrich)'75 Chevrolet140625engine070
32 888   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (DiGard Racing)'75 Chevrolet893115engine067
333419   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)'74 Chevrolet83605rear end064
342706   Neil Castles Del Reeves Special   (Neil Castles)'75 Chevrolet45595engine061
362960   Jackie Rogers Palm Room   (Lou Viglione)'75 Chevrolet4575quit00
373518   Joe Frasson Frasson Racing   (Joe Frasson)'75 Chevrolet4530transmission052
3 171   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge49111505running19170
82831   Jim Vandiver Triple Elkhorn Mining   (Harry Ranier)'74 Dodge4702730running00
12308   Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge4602430running0127
142279   Frank Warren Transit Damaged Freight   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge4582180running0121
222582   Ferrel Harris Dan Walters Forever   (Ferrel Harris)'74 Dodge409825engine097
35 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge204335engine463
233764   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford4091300running094
28 915   Buddy Baker Bud Moore Engineering   (Bud Moore)'75 Ford2303655engine079
29 590   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford2091145engine076
2 616   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola / AMC   (Roger Penske)'75 Matador49210355running0170
252121   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury3641325driveshaft088
132067   Buddy Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'73 Plymouth4592260running0124

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty144
  A.J. Foyt51713
  Cale Yarborough18181
  A.J. Foyt19202
  Cale Yarborough21137117
  A.J. Foyt13815316
  Cale Yarborough15417017
  A.J. Foyt17120838
  Dave Marcis2092146
  Cale Yarborough2152151
  Dave Marcis2162249
  A.J. Foyt2252284
  Cale Yarborough2292357
  Dave Marcis2362394
  Cale Yarborough240492253

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Richard Petty 4308    
2   Dave Marcis 3556   -752  
3   James Hylton 3536   -772  
4   Benny Parsons 3493   -815  
5   Richard Childress 3433   -875  
6   Cecil Gordon 3316   -992  
7   Darrell Waltrip 3237   -1071  
8   Elmo Langley 3078   -1230  
9   Cale Yarborough 3047   -1261  
10   Frank Warren 2851   -1457  
11   Walter Ballard 2809   -1499  
12   David Sisco 2798   -1510  
13   Buddy Baker 2774   -1534  
14   Dick Brooks 2739   -1569  
15   David Pearson 2717   -1591  
16   Ed Negre 2675   -1633  
17   Bruce Hill 2659   -1649  
18   Buddy Arrington 2545   -1763  
19   J.D. McDuffie 2467   -1841  
20   Coo Coo Marlin 2296   -2012  
21   Jabe Thomas 2143   -2165