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1966 Old Dominion 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 46 of 49
Sunday, September 25, 1966 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:50
Average speed: 69.177 mph
Pole speed: 75.598 mph
Cautions: 4 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: 5 laps +
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

1 228   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody Racing)'66 Ford5004350running172
22116   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'66 Mercury4952100running0
3172   Bobby Allison Tom Gloor Chevy Store   (Donald Brackins)'65 Chevrolet4941425engine218
41029   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody Racing'66 Ford492775running0
51448   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge490725running0
6201   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'65 Plymouth490700running0
7164   John Sears American 500 Oct. 30   (L.G. DeWitt)'64 Ford482575running0
82419   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet479525running0
92246   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'66 Chevrolet475500running0
103788   Neil Castles Buck Baker'66 Chevrolet471450running0
113286   Buck Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge467425running0
12 721   Cale Yarborough Harvest Motors   (Wood Brothers)'66 Ford464425differential0
133138   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet458390running0
14 126   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'66 Ford453580differential83
152597   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford453395running0
163995   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'64 Ford439360running0
173835   Max Ledbetter Ken Carpenter'65 Oldsmobile425350running0
181198   Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge347365steering0
191209   Friday Hassler Red Sharp'65 Chevrolet346355axle0
202773   Buddy Baker Joan Petre'64 Ford330345clutch0
21 411   Ned Jarrett Bernard Alvarez'66 Ford327650clutch27
223370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford296300oil pressure0
23 343   Richard Petty GTX Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'66 Plymouth263375ignition0
241925   Jabe Thomas Jeff Handy'64 Ford260325brakes0
253610   Paul Bumhaver Gary Weaver'64 Dodge257300ignition0
262817   Jimmy Trull Howard Furniture   (Toy Bolton)'66 Chevrolet247247differential0
27 599   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Plymouth229325brakes0
283420   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford204275engine0
293561   Joel Davis Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet179275differential0
303092   Hank Thomas W.S. Jenkins'64 Ford170275differential0
311547   Curtis Turner Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet161275oil pressure0
322367   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge134285differential0
331364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford128275oil pump0
34 614   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'66 Plymouth112275driveshaft0
35 96   David Pearson Cotton Owens'66 Dodge92275oil pressure0
362694   Don Biederman Ron Stotten'64 Chevrolet90250engine0
371875   Earl Brooks Midway Auto Sales   (Gene Black)'65 Ford50275crash0
382934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford37250oil pressure0
394060   Ernest Eury Kennedy's Tire Svc. / Harrington's Body Shop   (Joan Petre)'64 Chevrolet44250ignition0
40 849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'65 Plymouth8275radiator0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
DCBobby Isaac99Nichels EngineeringRay NichelsPlymouth
WDEddie Yarboro40Eddie YarboroDodge
WDBill Champion72Bill ChampionFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Junior Johnson15050
  Fred Lorenzen5110959
  Bobby Allison11018273
  Ned Jarrett18320927
  Bobby Allison210354145
  Junior Johnson35538733
  Fred Lorenzen388500113