August 2, 1964 -  200 Miles - Purse $9,380

  Richard Petty led all 400 laps of the 1964 Nashville 400 driving his 1964 Plymouth.  This was the first time that this feat had been accomplished by a driver at the Fairgrounds.

Buddy Arrington made the first of his 29 starts at the Fairgrounds during the event.

The Nashville 400 win would give Petty a sweep of both NASCAR Grand National events held at the Fairgrounds in 1964.

Earl Balmer's first career Top-Five finish

1964 Nashville 400 winner Richard Petty

Average Speed:  73.208 mph Time of Race:     2:43:55 Margin:
Pole Winner:       Richard Petty / 80.126 Attendance:      13,128 Cautions:     3 for 26
Lap Leader:        Petty 1-400
 
DriverDDriver Fin Str Car Team / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
Richard Petty 1 1 43 Petty Enterprises 64 Plymouth 400 2,150 Running 400
Jim Paschal 2 3 41 Petty Enterprises 64 Plymouth 400 1,000 Running 0
David Pearson 3 5 6 Cotton Owens 64 Dodge 399 800 Running 0
Earl Balmer 4 6 5 Cotton Owens 64 Dodge 392 500 Running 0
Ned Jarrett 5 4 11 Bondy Long 64 Ford 392 575 Running 0
Darrell Dieringer 6 7 16 Mercruy -  Bud Moore 64 Mercury 390 450 Running 0
Larry Thomas 7 9 19 Herman Beam 64 Ford 385 425 Running 0
Jimmy Pardue 8 8 54 Burton-Robinson 64 Plymouth 375 375 Running 0
Doug Moore 9 14 49 G.C. Spencer 64 Chevrolet 358 350 Running 0
Neil Castles 10 15 88 Buck Baker 62 Chrysler 355 350 Running 0
Bill McMahan 11 11 42 Buck Baker 64 Pontiac 348 270 Running 0
Curtis Crider 12 20 2 Curtis Crider 63 Mercury 339 265 Running 0
Jack Anderson 13 17 20 Jack Anderson 64 Ford 337 220 Running 0
E.J. Trivette 14 19 52 Jess Potter 62 Chevrolet 320 200 Running 0
Junior Spencer 15 23 17 Jerry Mullins 64 Ford 288 170 Rear End 0
Wendell Scott 16 12 34 Wendell Scott 63 Ford 251 150 Engine 0
Roy Tyner 17 16 9 Roy Tyner 64 Chevrolet 233 130 Ignition 0
Bunkie Blackburn 18 10 82 Casper Hensley 63 Pontiac 171 100 Clutch 0
Billy Wade 19 2 1 Bud Moore 64 Mercury 171 100 Alternator 0
Henley Gray 20 27 81 John Black 64 Ford 126 100 Flagged 0
Doug Cooper 21 18 60 Bob Cooper 63 Ford 48 100 Overheating 0
Mark Hurley 22 21 32 Dave Kent 63 Ford 34 100 Overheating 0
Buddy Arrington 23 13 78 Buddy Arrington 63 Dodge 17 100 Hub 0
Rodney Bottinger 24 24 92 Ray Osborne 64 Ford 8 100 Transmssn 0
Chuck Huckabee 25 22 1 Curtis Crider 63 Mercury 7 100 Fuel pump 0
Steve Young 26 25 86 Buck Baker 62 Chrysler 3 100 Clutch 0
Bud Moore 27 26 66 63 Ford 3 100 Over
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