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1966 Hickory 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 49
Sunday, April 3, 1966 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps on a 0.400 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:27:41
Average speed: 68.428 mph
Pole speed: 75.117 mph
Cautions: 6 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 14000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 46   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge2501000running73
2 241   Curtis Turner Ford   (Wood Brothers)'66 Ford250600running31
3 526   Bobby Isaac Holly Farms Poultry   (Junior Johnson)'66 Ford248400running0
4 311   Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford   (Bondy Long)'66 Ford248500running138
5 802   Paul Goldsmith German Mobile Homes   (Bob Cooper)'65 Plymouth247275running0
6 164   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield)'64 Ford246240running1
71470   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford238200running0
81061   Toy Bolton Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet237175running0
9219   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'65 Chevrolet237150running0
101643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'65 Plymouth236140running7
11 966   Wayne Woodward Wayne Woodward'66 Chevrolet235130running0
121319   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'65 Chevrolet234120running0
132497   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford228110running0
142034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford226100running0
151920   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford224100running0
161118   Stick Elliott Palmetto Mobile Homes   (Toy Bolton)'66 Chevrolet212100running0
171788   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet202100running0
181255   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford123100engine0
192245   Cale Yarborough Bill Seifert'64 Ford121100overheating0
202353   Jimmy Helms David Warren'64 Ford96100differential0
212595   Gene Cline Gene Cline'64 Ford96100flat tire0
22 659   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'64 Ford89100overheating0
231874   Gene Black Gene Black'64 Ford87100overheating0
241577   Joel Davis Harold Mays'65 Plymouth84100overheating0
25 704   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford65100engine0
262687   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile21100overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner133
  Elmo Langley441
  Ned Jarrett5142138
  David Pearson14316321
  Richard Petty1641707
  Curtis Turner17119828
  David Pearson19925052