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1965 Virginia 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 55
Sunday, April 25, 1965 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:40
Average speed: 66.765 mph
Pole speed: 74.503 mph
Cautions: 5 for 49 laps
Margin of victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 10000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

1 228   Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford5004350running338
2 321   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'65 Ford5002075running0
3 529   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford4941250running0
41610   Tiny Lund Gary Weaver'64 Ford487775running0
51267   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge472725running0
61364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford471625running0
72627   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford469575running0
82160   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'64 Ford468550engine0
92223   Buren Skeen Reid Shaw'64 Ford467510running0
10 611   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford458475running0
111768   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'63 Ford450450running0
12 749   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford432425crash0
131997   Henley Gray Gene Cline'64 Ford424415running0
141820   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford419405running0
153637   Darel Dieringer Bub Strickler'64 Ford404370engine0
161434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford392385running0
171553   Curtis Crider David Warren'64 Ford390375crankshaft0
182031   Cale Yarborough Sam Fogle'64 Ford384440running0
19339   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'63 Chevrolet362330transmission0
20 976   Larry Frank Larry Frank'64 Ford344345engine0
212474   Donald Tucker Don Snyder'64 Ford314325running0
22 126   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford258600crash146
23 859   Tom Pistone Glen Sweet'64 Ford236325engine0
242340   Bud Harless Basil Whittaker'64 Pontiac218325wheel0
251090   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'64 Ford204325radiator0
26 47   Bobby Johns Holman-Moody Racing'65 Ford176325crash16
273199   Gene Hobby Gene Hobby'64 Dodge93275tires0
282587   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Oldsmobile80300engine0
29288   Larry Manning Larry Manning'63 Chevrolet50275crash0
302786   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth48275brakes0
311117   Junior Spencer Jerry Mullins'64 Ford47275brakes0
323580   G.T. Nolen Allen McMillion'64 Pontiac15250brakes0
332956   Bill Morton Curtis Larimer'64 Ford7250oil pressure0
343052   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet6250brakes0
353288   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge3250transmission0
36340   Terry Murchison Ron Cory'64 Ford2250clutch0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Darel Dieringer15Bud MooreMercury
David Warren53David WarrenFord
J.T. Putney58J.T. PutneyPlymouth
Walter Stafford66Walter StaffordMercury
DCJack Anderson0Ron CoryFord
DCBernard Alvarez10Gary WeaverFord
DCBub Strickler37Bub StricklerFord
WDJabe Thomas25Jabe ThomasFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Junior Johnson16060
  Fred Lorenzen617313
  Bobby Johns748815
  Fred Lorenzen89913
  Bobby Johns92921
  Junior Johnson9317886
  Fred Lorenzen179500322