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1965 Nashville 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 55
Saturday, July 31, 1965 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
400 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:47
Average speed: 72.383 mph
Pole speed: 82.117 mph
Cautions: 1 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: 6 laps +
Attendance: 14343
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'65 Plymouth4002350running335
2 311   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford3941100running0
31367   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge382750running0
41119   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet381500running0
5 449   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford374475running0
62189   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Oldsmobile356450running0
71468   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'63 Ford356425running0
8 226   Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry   (Junior Johnson)'65 Ford351375engine65
91775   Gene Black C.L. Crawford'64 Ford333325running0
101953   Jimmy Helms David Warren'63 Ford323300flat tire0
111552   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet301270running0
121897   Henley Gray Gene Cline'64 Ford281240running0
131034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford272220fan belt0
14 61   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford194200engine0
15 529   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford158170engine0
161264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford138150engine0
17 917   Junior Spencer Jerry Mullins'64 Ford91130crash0
181638   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'65 Chevrolet60120fan belt0
19 788   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge28100differential0
202259   Tom Pistone Glen Sweet'64 Ford28100crash0
21209   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'65 Chevrolet23100differential0
22 887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet20100oil pan0
232423   Boyd Adams Reid Shaw'63 Ford15100gas tank0
242362   Raymond Carter Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge2100ball joint0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
19696  
9710913   #17 accident North turn 
110400291  
  Percent of race run under caution: 3.3%             Average green flag run: 193.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty1286286
  Junior Johnson28735165
  Richard Petty35240049