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1966 Daytona 500 Qualifier #1


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 49
Friday, February 25, 1966 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
40 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:37:24
Average Speed: 160.427 mph
Pole Speed: 175.165 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 22,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 899   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'65 Plymouth401,100running12
2 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'66 Plymouth40600running25
3 607   Don White Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'65 Dodge40400running0
4 521   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'66 Ford40300running0
5 228   Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody'66 Ford40300running0
61298   Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge40250running0
71071   Gordon Johncock K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'65 Dodge40225running0
8 416   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury40200running3
9119   Larry Frank Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Plymouth40150running0
10 927   Cale Yarborough Banjo Matthews'66 Ford40150running0
11 341   Curtis Turner Wood Brothers'66 Ford39150running0
12 748   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge39125running0
131346   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'66 Chevrolet39125running0
142023   Calvin Kelly Hubert Howard'64 Ford37100running0
152861   Ned Setzer Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet37100running0
162497   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford37100running0
172538   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet36100running0
183308   Bob Derrington Bub Strickler'64 Ford36100running0
192788   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet36100running0
201844   Larry Hess Larry Hess'64 Ford36100running0
21160   Johnny Allen Reid Shaw'64 Ford35100running0
223206   Gene Petro Charles Johnson'64 Ford35100running0
231433   Johnny Rutherford Curtis Satterfield'66 Chevrolet35100running0
242176   Ronnie Chumley H.B. Bailey'64 Pontiac34100running0
252310   Tiny Lund Gary Weaver'64 Ford33 running0
261993   Blackie Watt Harry Neal'64 Ford29 engine0
273078   Nick Rampling Ron Staughton'64 Chevrolet27 overheating0
283175   Doug Cooper Gene Black'64 Ford25 ignition0
292232   Rock Harn A.T. Mulherin'64 Ford23 engine0
301525   Jabe Thomas Jeff Handy'64 Ford21 wheel0
311757   Lionel Johnson Clay Eastridge'64 Ford21 overheating0
322695   Gene Cline Gene Cline'64 Ford6 handling0
332985   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth5 engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty11212
  Darel Dieringer13153
  Richard Petty16172
  Paul Goldsmith182811
  Richard Petty293911
  Paul Goldsmith40401