OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

Richard Petty won the 1964 NASCAR Grand National Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $100,750

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-23-1964
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 19

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1964 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 154.334
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Patterson Motors, Inc. / Plymouth 0 200 184 Running 33,300
2 6 54 Jimmy Pardue Plymouth Burton-Robinson 0 199 0 Running 11,600
3 1 25 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Plymouth 0 198 11 Running 8,600
4 9 21 Marvin Panch Ford English Motors 0 198 0 Running 4,350
5 10 5 Jim Paschal Dodge Cotton Owens 0 197 0 Running 3,700
6 21 1 Billy Wade Mercury Bud Moore 0 197 0 Running 2,500
7 11 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 197 0 Running 2,000
8 14 29 Larry Frank Ford Holman-Moody 0 197 0 Running 1,750
9 3 3 Junior Johnson Dodge Ray Fox 0 197 0 Running 1,500
10 19 17 Dave MacDonald Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 196 0 Running 1,200
11 13 32 Tiny Lund Ford Graham Shaw 0 195 0 Running 1,200
12 5 41 Buck Baker Plymouth Plymouth 0 194 0 Running 1,200
13 18 77 Jo Schlesser Ford Courtesy Ford 0 192 0 Running 1,200
14 20 12 Dan Gurney Ford Wood Brothers 0 192 0 Running 1,200
15 4 26 Bobby Isaac Dodge Tennessee Dodge Dealers 0 189 3 Fuel 1,500
16 25 27 Larry Thomas Plymouth -- 0 188 0 Running 1,000
17 22 19 Cale Yarborough Ford Herman Beam 0 187 0 Running 1,000
18 31 60 Doug Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 186 0 Running 1,000
19 28 31 Ralph Earnhardt Ford Tom Spell 0 180 0 Running 1,000
20 29 84 Smokey Boutwell Ford Rocky Hinton 0 180 0 Running 1,000
21 30 62 Curtis Crider Ford Curtis Crider 0 177 0 Running 725
22 39 95 Reb Wickersham Dodge Ken Spikes 0 131 0 Sway bar 725
23 24 09 Sal Tovella Ford Herb Onash 0 129 0 Engine 725
24 8 00 A.J. Foyt Ford Bunnell Ford 0 127 2 Engine 825
25 26 14 Jim McElreath Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 126 0 Crash 725
26 35 01 Johnny Rutherford Mercury Bristol Lincoln-Mercury 0 107 0 Crash 725
27 17 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 106 0 Crash 725
28 12 15 Parnelli Jones Mercury Mercury 0 77 0 Engine 725
29 42 89 Buddy Baker Plymouth David Walker 0 64 0 Engine 725
30 7 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 52 0 Crash 725
31 34 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 49 0 Engine 725
32 36 92 Jack Anderson Ford Ray Osborne 0 41 0 Rear end 725
33 32 2 G.C. Spencer Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 31 0 Engine 725
34 27 04 Ronnie Chumley Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 21 0 Engine 725
35 16 06 Bobby Marshman Ford Ford 0 17 0 Overheating 725
36 23 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 15 0 Engine 725
37 15 22 Fireball Roberts Ford Holman-Moody 0 13 0 Transmission 725
38 40 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 7 0 Overheating 725
39 37 70 Elmo Henderson Pontiac Paul Clayton 0 4 0 Engine 725
40 43 97 Joe Clark Ford Al McCline 0 4 0 Head gasket 725
41 44 82 Bill McMahan Pontiac Casper Hensley 0 3 0 Handling 725
42 45 56 Jim Bray Chevrolet Nick Rampling 0 2 0 Handling 725
43 33 71 Bunkie Blackburn Plymouth Roscoe Sanders 0 1 0 Crankshaft 725
44 41 61 Bob Cooper Pontiac Bob Cooper 0 1 0 Oil pressure 725
45 46 20 Jim Cook Ford Jack Anderson 0 1 0 Handling 725
46 38 86 Neil Castles Chrysler Buck Baker 0 1 0 Transmission 725