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1964 Firecracker 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 62
Saturday, July 4, 1964 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:38:28
Average Speed: 151.451 mph
Pole Speed: 172.678 mph
Cautions: 5 for 25 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 34,681
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1964 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1964 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 53   Buck Baker Ray Fox'64 Dodge1583,475running0
8 85   Earl Balmer Cotton Owens'64 Dodge1561,450running1
101382   Bunkie Blackburn Casper Hensley'64 Pontiac1521,050running0
293086   Neil Castles Buck Baker'62 Chrysler3450fuel pump0
133002   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'63 Mercury141650running0
9 116   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury1531,250running0
11947   A.J. Foyt Texas Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge16013,000running14
181276   Larry Frank Larry Frank'63 Ford103450running0
33 025   Paul Goldsmith Ray Nichels'64 Plymouth050did not start0
2 426   Bobby Isaac Tennessee-Virginia Dodge Dealers   (Ray Nichels)'64 Dodge1608,895running43
231411   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'64 Ford35450engine0
14107   Bobby Johns Young Ford   (Holman-Moody)'64 Ford114600engine0
241627   Junior Johnson Banjo Matthews'64 Ford17450engine0
33 028   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'64 Ford050did not start0
212489   Tiny Lund David Walker'64 Plymouth62450ignition0
312901   Roy Mayne Curtis Crider'63 Mercury1400oil pressure0
251842   Bill McMahan Casper Hensley'63 Pontiac13450oil temperature0
122671   Sam McQuagg J.L. Thomas'63 Ford144650running0
323149   Doug Moore G.C. Spencer'64 Chevrolet1400distributor0
271121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'64 Ford9500distributor0
3 954   Jimmy Pardue Burton-Robinson   (Charles Robinson)'64 Plymouth1605,430running0
5 241   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'64 Plymouth1582,200running0
6 76   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge1581,900running0
16 343   Richard Petty Patterson Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'64 Plymouth1031,400engine102
222746   J.T. Putney Walt Hunter'62 Chevrolet44450valve0
7210   Johnny Rutherford Holman-Moody'64 Ford1561,350running0
173234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford103400engine0
192095   Ken Spikes Ken Spikes'64 Dodge88450crash0
152210   Larry Thomas Bernard Alvarez'64 Ford111550crash0
30239   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet1400distributor0
20 61   Billy Wade Bud Moore'64 Mercury69900engine0
26172   Reb Wickersham Cliff Stewart'64 Pontiac10450vibration0
282592   Rodney Williams Ray Osborne'64 Ford5450oil pressure0
111503   LeeRoy Yarbrough Ray Fox'64 Dodge144750fuel pump0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13737  
38414   #11 oil on track 
427433  
75773   debris 
7810225  
1031119   #95 accident 
1121165  
1171226   #10 spun 
1231297  
1301323   debris backstretch 
13316028  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.6%             Average green flag run: 22.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty13939
  Earl Balmer40401
  Richard Petty4110363
  Bobby Isaac1041041
  A.J. Foyt1051051
  Bobby Isaac1061061
  A.J. Foyt1071104
  Bobby Isaac1111199
  A.J. Foyt1201201
  Bobby Isaac12113515
  A.J. Foyt1361383
  Bobby Isaac1391457
  A.J. Foyt1461461
  Bobby Isaac1471471
  A.J. Foyt1481481
  Bobby Isaac1491557
  A.J. Foyt1561572
  Bobby Isaac1581592
  A.J. Foyt1601601