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1975 Richmond 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 3 of 30
Sunday, February 23, 1975 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a .542 mile paved track (271.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:37:03
Average Speed: 74.913 mph
Pole Speed: 93.34 mph
Cautions: 7 for 89 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 laps +
Attendance: 14,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 143   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge5008,265running444185
2 354   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'75 Chevrolet4944,410running0170
3 272   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet4914,435running56170
4 590   Dick Brooks Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'73 Ford4892,010running0160
5 964   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford4761,435running0155
61067   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)'74 Dodge4741,535running0150
7 824   Cecil Gordon Bob Stott Motors   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet4661,435running0146
81405   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet4641,610running0142
91196   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet4621,360running0138
10128   Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge4441,225running0134
112247   Bruce Hill Hill Racing   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet436885running0130
121625   Jabe Thomas Ward's Mobile Homes   (Don Robertson)'73 Dodge396835running0127
131501   Earle Canavan Kava Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Plymouth353810running0124
14 748   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet344985running0121
15 417   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'75 Chevrolet2322,210engine0118
16 671   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge2112,660engine0115
171779   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge118900driveshaft0112
18185   Neil Castles Faustina Racing   (Neil Castles)'74 Dodge98630gas leak0109
191310   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Bill Champion)'73 Ford89640engine0106
201970   Dick May Glenn's Landscaping / Butler's   (J.D. McDuffie)'73 Chevrolet66855oil leak0103
212130   Bill Champion Champion Racing   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet411,055oil pump0100
222020   Rick Newsom Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'73 Ford5545engine097

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty1157157
  Benny Parsons15821356
  Richard Petty214500287

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Richard Petty 487    
2   Benny Parsons 441   -46  
3   Cecil Gordon 429   -58  
4   Dave Marcis 425   -62  
5   James Hylton 405   -82  
6   Ed Negre 393   -94  
7   Richard Childress 377   -110  
8   Bobby Allison 355   -132  
9   David Pearson 345   -142  
10   Elmo Langley 310   -177  
11   Lennie Pond 276   -211  
12   Walter Ballard 264   -223  
13   Dick Brooks 257   -230  
14   David Sisco 242   -245  
15   Hershel McGriff 207   -280  
16   Darrell Waltrip 203   -284  
17   Bruce Hill 197   -290  
18   J.D. McDuffie 185   -302  
19   Cale Yarborough 170   -317  
20   Rick Newsom 167   -320