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1966 Rebel 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 49
Saturday, April 30, 1966 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
291 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (400.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:01:53
Average Speed: 131.993 mph
Pole Speed: 140.815 mph
Cautions: 1 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 7,000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 143   Richard Petty Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'66 Plymouth29112,115running281
2 799   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'65 Plymouth2886,570running1
3116   David Pearson Cotton Owens'65 Dodge2884,145running6
4 93   Bunkie Blackburn Ray Fox'65 Dodge2832,225running0
51049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'65 Plymouth2831,670running2
6 514   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'66 Plymouth2781,250running0
71564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford2751,000running0
82687   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile275900running0
91748   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge270965running0
10121   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'65 Plymouth270840running0
11234   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford266750running0
121419   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet262725running0
132897   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford257700running0
143686   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth253675running0
153077   Joel Davis Harold Mays'65 Plymouth252650running0
161924   Bobby Allison Betty Lilly'66 Ford246645wheel bearing0
17137   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'66 Chevrolet242600engine0
181618   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet239575crank0
192546   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'66 Chevrolet236550running0
202930   Walter Ballard Ballard Racing   (Walter Ballard)'64 Ford234525running0
212488   Buddy Baker City Chevrolet   (Buck Baker)'66 Chevrolet220500engine0
22 216   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'66 Mercury218490engine1
23 371   Earl Balmer K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'65 Dodge186520oil pan0
243374   Gene Black Gene Black'64 Ford184470axle0
25 822   Curtis Turner Smokey Yunick'65 Chevrolet150460lug bolts0
263425   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford144450overheating0
272267   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge97445engine0
283138   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet75440clutch0
29 412   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jon Thorne'66 Dodge65445engine0
30 698   Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge54430overheating0
312155   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford54425clutch0
321802   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Plymouth44460engine0
33359   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'66 Chevrolet29415transmission0
342059   Tom Pistone Twin City Body Shop   (Tom Pistone)'64 Ford4410oil pressure0
352766   Wayne Woodward Wayne Woodward'66 Chevrolet3405engine0
363296   Sonny Lamphear Homer O'Dell'64 Ford0400engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Wendell Scott34Wendell ScottFord
Jimmy Helms53David WarrenFord
J.D. McDuffie70J.D. McDuffieFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty13636
  Paul Goldsmith37371
  G.C. Spencer38392
  David Pearson40456
  Richard Petty4610055
  Darel Dieringer1011011
  Richard Petty102291190