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NASCAR Grand National race number 29 of 55
Sunday, July 4, 1965 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:39:57
Average speed: 150.046 mph
Pole speed: 171.51 mph
Cautions: 3 for 20 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 33467
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

11141   A.J. Foyt Bunnell Motor Co.   (Wood Brothers)'65 Ford1608500running30
21286   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'65 Plymouth1605400running0
31449   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford1584200running0
42819   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet1532525running0
52488   Neil Castles Buck Baker'64 Dodge1521725running0
62746   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'65 Chevrolet1521525running0
71544   Larry Hess Larry Hess'64 Ford1511300running0
81903   Reb Wickersham Ray Underwood'65 Ford1511200running0
92375   Gene Black C.L. Crawford'64 Ford1491175running0
103057   Lionel Johnson Clay Eastridge'64 Ford1441000running0
113855   Tiny Lund Dick Wallen Productions   (Lyle Stelter)'64 Ford139700running0
12 121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'65 Ford1361000overheating39
132934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford135550running0
143253   Jimmy Helms David Warren'63 Ford131530running0
152679   Frank Warren Harold Rhodes'63 Ford129600out of gas0
16161   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford125520running0
17 327   Cale Yarborough Abingdon Motor Company   (Banjo Matthews)'65 Ford108515engine72
18 916   Darel Dieringer Mercury   (Bud Moore)'64 Mercury108510crash6
19 629   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford108505crash0
20 511   Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford Motor Co.   (Bondy Long)'65 Ford108500crash0
212264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford99495engine0
221817   Junior Spencer Mullins Ford   (Jerry Mullins)'64 Ford84565axle0
23406   Bub Strickler '64 Ford84485crash0
241014   Nelson Stacy Sam Fletcher'65 Plymouth83480fuel pump0
252109   Bobby Allison Ed Grady'64 Ford56550overheating0
26 826   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford51470quit7
273525   Jabe Thomas Handy's Engineering Radford, VA   (Jabe Thomas)'64 Ford51465fuel pump0
28 215   Earl Balmer Bud Moore'64 Ford47460engine5
29 424   Sam McQuagg Betty Lilly'65 Ford34455rocker arm0
303352   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet32450engine0
31 728   Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford25545engine1
321787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet24440push rod0
331333   Bunkie Blackburn Ray Fox'65 Chevrolet20435clutch0
34373   LeeRoy Yarbrough Southeastern Chevy Dealers   (Ray Fox)'65 Chevrolet9430clutch0
353968   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'63 Ford8425oil leak0
363138   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'65 Chevrolet5420axle0
373602   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Chevrolet0415oil pressure0
382000   Tom Pistone Emory Gilliam'64 Ford0410crash0
392597   Henley Gray Gene Cline'64 Ford0405crash0
403489   Ken White Buck Baker'65 Oldsmobile0400clutch0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Earl Balmer155
  Marvin Panch661
  Fred Lorenzen771
  Cale Yarborough881
  Junior Johnson9102
  Cale Yarborough11144
  A.J. Foyt15173
  Junior Johnson18225
  Cale Yarborough233917
  A.J. Foyt40423
  Cale Yarborough437129
  Darel Dieringer72721
  Marvin Panch73819
  Cale Yarborough829312
  Marvin Panch94941
  Darel Dieringer95995
  Cale Yarborough1001089
  Marvin Panch10913628
  A.J. Foyt13716024