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1966 Southeastern 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 49
Sunday, March 20, 1966 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:26
Average Speed: 69.952 mph
Pole Speed: 86.248 mph
Cautions: 7 for 92 laps
Margin of Victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   David Pearson6Dodge20.870   86.248    
2   Fred Lorenzen28Ford21.050   85.510    
3   Paul Goldsmith99Plymouth21.060   85.470    
4   Jim Paschal43Plymouth21.090   85.348    
5   Marvin Panch21Ford21.190   84.945    
6   Dick Hutcherson29Ford21.260   84.666    
13   Bobby Isaac26Ford21.290   84.546    
7   Sam McQuagg98Dodge21.320   84.427    
14   Ned Jarrett11Ford21.400   84.112    
8   Cale Yarborough27Ford21.440   83.955    
15   Bobby Allison24Ford21.510   83.682    
9   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth21.520   83.643    
16   Elmo Langley64Ford21.570   83.449    
17   James Hylton48Dodge21.750   82.758    
10   J.T. Putney19Chevrolet21.750   82.758    
11   Paul Lewis1Plymouth21.800   82.568    
18   Johnny Allen0Ford21.890   82.229    
12   Buddy Arrington67Dodge21.910   82.154    
19   Gene Black74Ford22.070   81.558    
20   John Sears04Ford22.590   79.681    
21   Johnny Steele2Mercury22.690   79.330    
22   Walter Wallace73Ford23.280   77.319    
23   Sonny Lamphear96Ford23.350   77.087    
24   Henley Gray97Ford23.410   76.889    
25   Wayne Smith38Chevrolet   .000   QR
26   Clyde Lynn20Ford   .000   QR
27   Bill Seifert45Ford   .000   QR
28   Gene Cline95Ford   .000   QR
29   Larry Manning63Plymouth   .000   QR
30   Wendell Scott34Ford   .000   QR
31   E.J. Trivette52Chevrolet   .000   QR
32   J.D. McDuffie70Ford   .000   QR

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:   none