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1966 Richmond 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 19 of 49
Sunday, May 15, 1966 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
250 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:52:43
Average speed: 66.539 mph
Pole speed: 70.978 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 4500
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

1 46   David Pearson Southside Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'64 Dodge2502050running216
21043   Richard Petty Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'66 Plymouth2481250running9
3 619   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet244950running0
4 70   Darel Dieringer Reid Shaw'64 Ford242700running0
51299   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'65 Plymouth241550running0
6 94   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford241375running0
72086   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth231300running0
81897   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford219250running0
91520   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford216200running0
102380   Worth McMillion Brauer Pontiac Co.   (Allen McMillion)'64 Pontiac216200running0
11279   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'66 Chevrolet216175running0
122483   G.T. Nolen Brauer Pontiac Co.   (Allen McMillion)'66 Pontiac215175running0
131970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford207175running0
142234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford200150running0
151665   Larry Manning '65 Ford175150engine0
16 159   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'64 Ford151150engine22
17 364   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield)'64 Ford137125differential3
18 887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile125125engine0
192530   Bob Derrington '64 Ford114125engine0
20 248   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge101125engine0
212660   Ernest Eury Joan Petre'64 Chevrolet93125a frame0
221769   Mack Hanbury '64 Ford28125driveshaft0
231322   Curtis Turner Smokey Yunick'65 Chevrolet27125engine0
241455   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford27125engine0
252995   Gene Cline Gene Cline'64 Ford24125differential0
262172   Bill Champion Bill Champion'64 Ford19125overheating0
27 502   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Plymouth14125transmission0
281106   Jack Lawrence John McCarthy'64 Mercury8125oil pressure0
292845   Jim Tatum Bill Seifert'64 Ford6125overheating0
303093   Bill Seifert Harry Neal'64 Ford1125oil pressure0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tom Pistone12222
  David Pearson237149
  Elmo Langley72743
  David Pearson7510935
  Richard Petty1101189
  David Pearson119250132