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1974 Southern 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 23 of 30
Monday, September 2, 1974 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 4:30:48
Average Speed: 111.075 mph
Pole Speed: 150.132 mph
Cautions: 11 for 101 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 65,000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 411   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet36728,000running159
2 695   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'74 Chevrolet36611,000running44
32105   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet3657,575running24
4182   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge3625,850running0
53148   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet3604,650running2
61249   G.C. Spencer Spencer Antiques   (G.C. Spencer)'74 Dodge3583,750running3
71393   Jackie Rogers Lemon Tree Inns   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet3583,025running0
82607   Jerry Schild Rush Johnson'72 Chevrolet3543,100running0
91618   Joe Frasson Smith Auto Parts   (Joe Frasson)'74 Dodge3532,850running0
103867   Pee Wee Wentz J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Buddy Arrington)'72 Plymouth3422,500running0
11409   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet3362,600running0
123779   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge3352,500running0
132554   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet3272,375engine1
14 790   Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford2802,300engine77
152831   Jim Vandiver Nixon Racing   (O.L. Nixon)'72 Dodge2721,800crash0
162730   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet2222,225engine0
172370   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet2162,200spindle0
181996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet2112,150engine0
192224   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet1852,125engine0
202464   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford1851,550crash0
21298   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'73 Dodge1731,525engine0
221052   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1462,150engine0
233201   Earle Canavan Kava Instant Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Plymouth1361,425engine0
241198   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet1172,100crash0
25 321   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury1151,775crash12
26 872   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet1144,700engine3
271757   Bob Burcham Precision Engine   (Jack White)'74 Chevrolet971,525engine0
28 983   Ramo Stott Smithville Farms   (Norris Reed)'74 Chevrolet921,650engine0
291414   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet902,175engine1
30 512   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Roger Penske)'74 Matador801,100steering24
313010   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford491,290overheating0
322019   Henley Gray Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)'73 Chevrolet411,330rear end0
33 215   Buddy Baker R.C. Cola   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford394,170crash16
343632   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge381,160engine0
35 143   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge374,350crash1
363306   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'74 Dodge131,140overheating0
371528   Bobby Isaac Pylon Wiper Blades   (Hoss Ellington)'74 Chevrolet71,405ignition0
383573   Jerry Hansen Leggett's Modular Homes   (Jerry Hansen)'72 Chevrolet71,120crash0
393925   Roy Mayne Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge71,110crash0
40345   Earl Brooks Faustina Racing   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge11,100water pump0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty111
  Buddy Baker21716
  Darrell Waltrip18225
  Benny Parsons23253
  Darrell Waltrip263914
  Lennie Pond40401
  G.C. Spencer41433
  James Hylton44452
  Bobby Allison466924
  Charlie Glotzbach70734
  Coo Coo Marlin74741
  Charlie Glotzbach75751
  David Sisco76805
  Darrell Waltrip81899
  David Pearson9010112
  David Sisco1021021
  Darrell Waltrip10311715
  David Sisco1181258
  Charlie Glotzbach12615126
  Darrell Waltrip1521521
  David Sisco1531619
  Charlie Glotzbach16219635
  Cale Yarborough1971993
  Charlie Glotzbach20021011
  Cale Yarborough21124434
  David Sisco2452451
  Cale Yarborough246367122