OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Buck Baker won the 1964 NASCAR Grand National Series Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.375 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $73,825

RACE

  • NUMBER: 51
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-07-1964
  • LAPS / MILES: 364 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 50

WINNER

  • NAME: Buck Baker
  • CAR MAKE: 1964 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 117.757
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 12
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 6 3 Buck Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 364 63 Running 21,230
2 4 41 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 362 26 Running 8,960
3 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Plymouth 0 360 252 Running 8,170
4 16 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 359 0 Running 3,575
5 5 54 Jimmy Pardue Plymouth Burton-Robinson 0 358 13 Running 2,965
6 17 1 Billy Wade Mercury Bud Moore 0 351 0 Running 2,375
7 22 19 Larry Thomas Ford Herman Beam 0 351 0 Running 1,775
8 14 06 Cale Yarborough Ford Holman-Moody 0 344 0 Running 1,525
9 27 46 J.T. Putney Chevrolet Walt Hunter 0 337 0 Running 1,345
10 38 53 Bob Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 305 0 Running 1,025
11 36 02 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 301 0 Running 950
12 2 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 298 5 Crash 1,130
13 27 48 Bobby Keck Ford W.S. Jenkins 0 280 0 Running 850
14 41 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 264 0 Rear end 800
15 32 36 Major Melton Dodge Wade Younts 0 253 0 Crash 750
16 30 09 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Bob Adams 0 247 0 Engine 700
17 11 03 LeeRoy Yarbrough Dodge Ray Fox 0 233 0 Vibration 720
18 15 49 G.C. Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 186 0 Engine 600
19 33 71 Sam McQuagg Ford J.L. Thomas 0 179 0 Rear end 550
20 10 26 Bobby Isaac Dodge Ray Nichels 0 176 0 Axle 530
21 23 64 Elmo Langley Ford Woodfield Ford 0 167 0 Hub bolts 500
22 3 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 154 0 Crash 620
23 12 27 Junior Johnson Ford Banjo Matthews 0 149 1 Crash 610
24 7 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 149 0 Crash 600
25 24 45 Bud Moore Plymouth Louis Weathersbee 0 142 0 Crash 500
26 29 04 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Almeda Auto Parts 0 135 0 Crash 500
27 18 7 Bobby Johns Ford Young Ford 0 131 0 Engine 500
28 9 25 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Ray Nichels 0 129 4 Vibration 790
29 19 76 Larry Frank Ford Larry Frank 0 119 0 Running 620
30 21 82 Bunkie Blackburn Pontiac Casper Hensley 0 114 0 Clutch 600
31 20 10 Buddy Baker Ford Bernard Alvarez 0 112 0 Engine 500
32 18 5 Earl Balmer Dodge Cotton Owens 0 109 0 Engine 580
33 25 55 Tiny Lund Ford Lyle Stelter 0 71 0 Crash 750
34 39 58 Doug Moore Chevrolet Doug Moore 0 66 0 Oil pressure 500
35 35 86 Neil Castles Chrysler Buck Baker 0 17 0 Transmission 500
36 31 42 Bill McMahan Pontiac Casper Hensley 0 17 0 Brakes 500
37 26 60 Doug Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 16 0 Valve 630
38 28 63 Don Hume Ford Don House 0 9 0 Crash 500
39 13 21 Nelson Stacy Ford Wood Brothers 0 5 0 Driveshaft 500
40 34 52 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 4 0 Handling 500
41 44 13 Bud Harless Ford -- 0 2 0 Engine 500
42 40 88 Jimmy Helms Chrysler Buck Baker 0 2 0 Fuel pump 500
43 43 01 Ed Livingston Mercury Curtis Crider 0 2 0 Oil pressure 500
44 42 0 Frank Graham Ford Jack Anderson 0 1 0 Overheating 500