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1975 Purolator 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 18 of 30
Sunday, August 3, 1975 at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:29:50
Average Speed: 111.179 mph
Pole Speed: 146.491 mph
Cautions: 5 for 47 laps
Margin of Victory: 4.8 sec
Attendance: 48,000
Lead changes: 44

Glossary    1975 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1975 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
292501   Earle Canavan Kava Coffee   (Earle Canavan)'74 Dodge45705engine076
191905   David Sisco Reliable Plumbing   (David Sisco)'75 Chevrolet1771,455engine0106
282410   Tommy Gale Champion Racing   (Bill Champion)'73 Ford55730engine079
35 511   Cale Yarborough Holly Farms   (Junior Johnson)'75 Chevrolet13,565crash058
71014   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'75 Chevrolet1942,825running0146
3 315   Buddy Baker Bud Moore Engineering   (Bud Moore)'73 Ford2009,200running23170
31 116   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola / AMC   (Roger Penske)'75 Matador221,055engine775
34 717   Darrell Waltrip Terminal Transport   (Darrell Waltrip)'75 Chevrolet23,075engine061
17292   Dick May Marcis Racing   (Dave Marcis)'74 Dodge1841,505running0112
1 221   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)'73 Mercury20015,725running107185
263123   Earl Brooks Robertson Racing   (Don Robertson)'74 Dodge83780oil pan085
101124   Cecil Gordon Bob Stott Motors   (Cecil Gordon)'75 Chevrolet1922,325running0134
203225   Jabe Thomas Thomas Racing   (Don Robertson)'74 Chevrolet171930running0103
231730   Carl Van Horn Clyde Lynn Auto Parts   (Walter Ballard)'75 Chevrolet1101,355engine094
112837   Bruce Jacobi Opal's Truck Stop   (Opal Voight)'75 Chevrolet1901,625running0130
151840   D.K. Ulrich Garden State Auto Body   (D.K. Ulrich)'75 Chevrolet1861,225running0118
2 643   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)'74 Dodge20013,000running33175
183045   Baxter Price Price Racing   (Baxter Price)'74 Chevrolet184980running0109
81347   Bruce Hill Hill Racing   (Bruce Hill)'75 Chevrolet1942,525running0142
91648   James Hylton Nitro 9   (James Hylton)'74 Chevrolet1932,425running0138
22355   Doc Faustina A-J-S-T Racing   (Doc Faustina)'74 Dodge116880ignition097
323457   George Wiltshire Wiltshire Racing   (George Wiltshire)'74 Dodge15630flagged067
302060   Jackie Rogers Viglione Racing   (Lou Viglione)'75 Chevrolet26680overheating073
212161   Joe Mihalic Mihalic Racing   (Lou Viglione)'75 Chevrolet156905running0100
242364   Elmo Langley Independent Auto Salvage   (Elmo Langley)'73 Ford1091,330engine091
61465   Carl Adams Adams Racing   (Richard Mummert)'73 Ford1952,725running0150
122267   Buddy Arrington Arrington Racing   (Buddy Arrington)'73 Plymouth1892,025running0127
13337   Walter Ballard Belden Asphalt   (Dean Dalton)'73 Ford1871,425engine0124
271570   J.D. McDuffie Butler's / Glenn's Landscaping   (J.D. McDuffie)'75 Chevrolet731,255engine082
25 471   Dave Marcis K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'74 Dodge863,805engine593
4 972   Benny Parsons King's Row Fireplace   (L.G. DeWitt)'75 Chevrolet2006,725running25165
162779   Frank Warren Wheels by Pompey   (Frank Warren)'74 Dodge1861,625running0115
14268   Ed Negre 10,000 RPM Speed Equipment   (Ed Negre)'74 Dodge1871,825running0121
51296   Richard Childress L.C. Newton Trucking   (Tom Garn)'75 Chevrolet1963,525running0155
33 898   Richie Panch Grey-Rock Brake Products   (Bettie Panch)'75 Chevrolet121,105engine064

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
3108   #11 accident turn 3 
116050  
61699   #10,61 accident frontstretch 
708819  
8910820   rain 
1091124  
1131175   #30,67 spun Long Pond straight 
11818164  
1821865   #05 engine 
18720014  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.5%             Average green flag run: 25.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson11010
  Bobby Allison11133
  David Pearson14141
  Bobby Allison15184
  David Pearson193719
  Benny Parsons38403
  Dave Marcis41422
  Benny Parsons435412
  Richard Petty55551
  David Pearson56605
  Richard Petty61611
  Dave Marcis62632
  David Pearson64685
  Benny Parsons69691
  Dave Marcis70701
  David Pearson71777
  Buddy Baker78825
  David Pearson839816
  Buddy Baker99991
  Richard Petty1001067
  Buddy Baker1071071
  David Pearson1081103
  Richard Petty1111111
  David Pearson1121165
  Richard Petty1171171
  Benny Parsons1181203
  Richard Petty1211222
  David Pearson1231231
  Buddy Baker1241307
  David Pearson13114111
  Buddy Baker1421443
  David Pearson1451506
  Buddy Baker1511533
  Richard Petty1541541
  Benny Parsons1551551
  David Pearson1561572
  Buddy Baker1581592
  David Pearson1601612
  Buddy Baker1621621
  David Pearson1631664
  Richard Petty1671726
  David Pearson1731731
  Richard Petty17418613
  David Pearson18720014

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Richard Petty 2974    
2   Dave Marcis 2436   -538  
3   James Hylton 2362   -612  
4   Benny Parsons 2309   -665  
5   Richard Childress 2289   -685  
6   Darrell Waltrip 2281   -693  
7   Cecil Gordon 2191   -783  
8   Elmo Langley 1994   -980  
9   David Pearson 1957   -1017  
10   Walter Ballard 1949   -1025  
11   Cale Yarborough 1889   -1085  
12   Frank Warren 1837   -1137  
13   David Sisco 1794   -1180  
14   Ed Negre 1785   -1189  
15   Buddy Baker 1763   -1211  
16   Dick Brooks 1743   -1231  
17   J.D. McDuffie 1539   -1435  
18   Buddy Arrington 1534   -1440  
19   Bruce Hill 1531   -1443  
20   Coo Coo Marlin 1450   -1524