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1966 Peach Blossom 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 49
Sunday, March 13, 1966 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:59:55
Average Speed: 100.027 mph
Pole Speed: 116.684 mph
Cautions: 10 for 70 laps
Margin of Victory: 3.82 sec
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
25   Paul Lewis1Plymouth32.315   111.403    
32   Doug Cooper02Plymouth   .000   QR
24   John Sears04Ford32.887   109.464    
2   David Pearson6Dodge30.995   116.147    
34   Bobby Johns7Chevrolet   .000   QR
37   Roy Tyner9Chevrolet   .000   QR
33   Tiny Lund10Ford   .000   QR
7   Ned Jarrett11Ford31.293   115.043    
18   LeeRoy Yarbrough12Dodge31.508   114.258    
17   Jim Paschal14Plymouth31.133   115.634    
13   J.T. Putney19Chevrolet31.827   113.110    
16   Clyde Lynn20Ford35.410   101.666    
6   Marvin Panch21Ford31.225   115.292    
19   Bobby Allison24Ford31.943   112.702    
4   Bobby Isaac26Ford31.130   115.644    
8   Cale Yarborough27Ford31.325   114.924    
10   Fred Lorenzen28Ford31.150   115.569    
5   Dick Hutcherson29Ford31.155   115.551    
28   Bub Strickler33Chevrolet33.495   107.478    
21   Wendell Scott34Ford32.523   110.692    
39   Wayne Smith38Chevrolet   .000   QR
3   Curtis Turner41Ford31.072   115.858    
11   Darel Dieringer43Plymouth31.513   114.240    
40   Tex McCullough45Ford   .000   QR
26   Roy Mayne46Chevrolet33.073   108.851    
12   James Hylton48Dodge31.563   114.059    
31   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth35.874   100.352   QR
23   Bunkie Blackburn50Chevrolet32.590   110.463    
27   Harold Smith55Ford33.126   108.675    
20   Tom Pistone59Ford32.382   111.171    
30   Toy Bolton61Chevrolet33.883   106.249    
14   Elmo Langley64Ford31.465   111.411    
22   Buddy Arrington67Dodge32.530   110.667    
44   J.D. McDuffie70Ford   .000   QR
42   Gene Black74Ford   .000   QR
41   Joel Davis77Plymouth   .000   QR
38   Worth McMillion83Pontiac   .000   QR
36   Harold Dunaway85Plymouth   .000   QR
29   Neil Castles87Oldsmobile33.695   106.840    
15   Buddy Baker88Chevrolet32.768   109.864    
43   Gene Cline95Ford   .000   QR
35   Henley Gray97Ford   .000   QR
9   Sam McQuagg98Dodge31.057   115.914    
1   Paul Goldsmith99Plymouth30.852   116.684    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Johnny Steele (#2)