Petty led 184 of 400 laps as he picked up his 175th career victory. Second place Cale Yarborough also led nearly half the race - 172 of 400 laps. But on a restart with 5 laps to go, Ol' Blue was able to pull away from Yarborough's #11 Junior Johnson Chevrolet for a 2.5 second victory.
|Source: Gadsden Times via Google News Archive|
|Article courtesy of Jerry Bushmire|
Edited October 1, 2014