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1965 Richmond 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 55
Sunday, March 7, 1965 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:02:07
Average speed: 61.416 mph
Pole speed: 67.847 mph
Cautions: 8 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 18 sec
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 126   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford2502200running175
2 788   Buck Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge2501275running0
31919   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet242900running0
41202   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'64 Mercury238600running0
51168   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'63 Ford237450running0
62199   Gene Hobby Gene Hobby'64 Dodge221375running0
7 231   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'63 Ford217300running0
81586   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth206250oil pressure0
9 872   Doug Yates Doug Yates'65 Plymouth202200spindle13
10 449   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford191200running0
11 511   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford184175differential44
122258   Doug Moore Doug Moore'64 Chevrolet180175running0
131364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford146175running0
141055   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford135150oil pressure0
151410   Cale Yarborough Gary Weaver'64 Ford124150differential0
16 329   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford95125crash18
171637   Bub Strickler Bub Strickler'64 Ford92125crash0
18188   Larry Manning Larry Manning'63 Chevrolet81125differential0
19 990   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'64 Ford65125differential0
20 634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford47125overheating0
212061   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'64 Pontiac23125fuel tank0
221707   Danny Byrd Glen Sweet'64 Ford1125handling0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Junior Johnson15555
  Dick Hutcherson567318
  Doug Yates748613
  Junior Johnson879610
  Ned Jarrett9714044
  Junior Johnson141250110