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1974 Capital City 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 24 of 30
Sunday, September 8, 1974 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a .542 mile paved track (271.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:12:22
Average Speed: 64.43 mph
Pole Speed: 88.852 mph
Cautions: 13 for 123 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.5 lap
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1974 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1974 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 143   Richard Petty STP Oil Treatment + Oil Filters   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge5008,740running383
15 252   Earl Ross Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet282920transmission18
13 32   Dave Marcis Deppe Enterprises   (Dave Marcis)'73 Dodge391930crash0
21 411   Cale Yarborough Carling   (Junior Johnson)'74 Chevrolet1212,570crash98
9 524   Cecil Gordon Gordon Racing   (Cecil Gordon)'72 Chevrolet4701,085running0
2 672   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'74 Chevrolet5006,010running1
10 754   Lennie Pond Master Chevy Sales   (Ronnie Elder)'74 Chevrolet4681,035running0
16 832   Dick Brooks Simoniz   (Dick Brooks)'74 Dodge269610engine0
24 996   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'73 Chevrolet23775engine0
51030   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Vic Ballard)'74 Chevrolet4871,510running0
41190   Charlie Glotzbach Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)'72 Ford4911,985running0
181214   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'73 Chevrolet1651,075crash0
171305   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'74 Chevrolet254805overheating0
61464   Elmo Langley Langley Racing   (Elmo Langley)'72 Ford4801,235running0
7159   Tony Bettenhausen Jr Vita Fresh Orange Juice   (Gordon Van Liew)'72 Chevrolet4781,375running0
20168   Ed Negre Negre Racing   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge145735ignition0
31798   Richie Panch Tuxedo Plumbing   (Roy Thornley)'72 Chevrolet4933,295running0
81870   J.D. McDuffie Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'72 Chevrolet4731,235running0
141920   Bob Burcham Newsom Racing   (Rick Newsom)'72 Ford313760oil line0
222025   Jackie Rogers Star City Body Shop   (Ray Frederick)'74 Chevrolet46650clutch0
232148   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet28760ignition0
122246   Travis Tiller Precision Engine Machine   (Travis Tiller)'73 Dodge420650running0
192379   Frank Warren Warren Racing   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge161820suspension0
252475   Johnny Barnes Hawks Enterprises   (Ed Hawks)'72 Chevrolet18490engine0
272567   Joey Arrington J.R. Stanley Trucking   (Joey Arrington)'72 Plymouth1460axle0
112610   Bill Champion Champion Trucking   (Bill Champion)'72 Ford468660running0
262773   George England Columbia Plastics   (George England)'72 Chevrolet4475overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty133
  Cale Yarborough42926
  Earl Ross304718
  Cale Yarborough486316
  Benny Parsons64641
  Cale Yarborough6512056
  Richard Petty121500380