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1966 Tidewater 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 49
Saturday, May 7, 1966 at Langley Field Speedway, Hampton, VA
250 laps on a 0.400 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:38:49
Average speed: 60.616 mph
Pole speed: 66.821 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 16 sec
Attendance: 5000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'66 Plymouth2501000running177
2 348   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge250600running0
3 886   Neil Castles Buck Baker'66 Plymouth246400running0
4 464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford244300running0
5 659   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'64 Ford244275running0
61306   Jack Lawrence John McCarthy'64 Mercury243240running0
71434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford243200running0
8189   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'66 Chevrolet233175driveshaft0
9 719   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet226150running0
101020   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford222140running0
111197   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford203130crash0
121245   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'64 Ford195120crash0
13 24   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford194110running73
142280   Worth McMillion Allen McMillion'65 Pontiac153100a frame0
151953   Jimmy Helms David Warren'64 Ford69100oil pressure0
161787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile52100brakes0
17 996   Sonny Lamphear Homer O'Dell'64 Ford35100throttle0
181525   Jabe Thomas Jeff Handy'64 Ford30100transmission0
19 56   David Pearson Cotton Owens'64 Dodge26100ignition0
202151   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'65 Chevrolet17100handling0
211655   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford13100timing chain0
222030   Ed Jordan Ed Jordan'64 Ford2100ignition0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  John Sears17373
  Richard Petty74250177