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1966 Independent 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 18 of 49
Friday, May 13, 1966 at Starlite Speedway, Monroe, NC
250 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:39:46
Average speed: 60.14 mph
Pole speed: 65.099 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of victory: 8 laps +
Attendance: 2500
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1200   Darel Dieringer Reid Shaw'64 Ford2501000running178
21020   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford242600running0
31434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford238400running0
4 986   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth237300running0
51397   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford230275running0
61560   Ernest Eury Joan Petre'64 Chevrolet223240running0
72174   Gene Black Gene Black'64 Ford213200running0
81277   Joel Davis Harold Mays'65 Plymouth206175differential0
9 264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford155150differential4
101930   Bob Derrington Walter Ballard'64 Ford136140differential0
11 670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford132130crash0
122296   Sonny Lamphear Homer O'Dell'64 Ford126120overheating0
131606   Jack Lawrence John McCarthy'64 Mercury102110oil pressure0
141851   Bunk Moore Bob Derrington'65 Chevrolet101100overheating0
15 719   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet99100axle0
161787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile86100differential0
17 440   Charles Triplett Eddie Yarboro'65 Dodge85100differential0
182459   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'64 Ford84100overheating0
19 54   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford84100differential22
202555   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford79100axle0
212395   Gene Cline Gene Cline'64 Ford70100axle0
22 148   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge50100tie rod46
231102   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Plymouth32 oil line0
24 373   Buddy Baker Joan Petre'64 Ford29 overheating0
25 89   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'66 Chevrolet20 transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Elmo Langley111
  James Hylton221
  Elmo Langley353
  James Hylton65045
  John Sears517222
  Darel Dieringer73250178