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1966 Volunteer 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 49
Sunday, July 24, 1966 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:24
Average speed: 77.963 mph
Pole speed: 84.309 mph
Cautions: 2 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 18000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

1 499   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Plymouth5005400running84
2 343   Richard Petty Interstate Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'66 Plymouth5002950running336
3 26   David Pearson Cotton Owens'66 Dodge4962150running0
4 81   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'65 Plymouth4921200running0
5132   Bobby Allison Donald Brackins'65 Chevrolet4901060running0
61464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford481940running0
7114   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford469800running0
81718   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet465775running0
92397   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford464725running0
102193   Blackie Watt Harry Neal'64 Ford461650running0
112292   Hank Thomas W.S. Jenkins'64 Ford459625running0
122688   Neil Castles Buck Baker'66 Chevrolet454625running0
132974   Earl Brooks Gene Black'64 Ford454585running0
143670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford454545running0
152719   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet445550oil leak0
163420   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford440515running0
172559   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'64 Ford439545running0
182873   Buzz Gregory Joan Petre'64 Ford437500running0
192006   Jack Lawrence John McCarthy'64 Mercury410450running0
203595   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'64 Ford409440running0
211511   Ned Jarrett Betty Lilly'64 Ford386905differential0
221049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'65 Plymouth385420engine0
231202   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Plymouth361405engine0
24 948   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge341400lug bolts0
253063   Larry Manning Bob Adams'65 Plymouth296420transmission0
26 514   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'65 Plymouth291410engine0
273234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford264400engine0
283338   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet258390differential0
291846   Roy Mayne Ingram's Balancing Service   (Tom Hunter)'66 Chevrolet250355differential0
30 147   Curtis Turner Sherwood Chevrolet   (Toy Bolton)'66 Chevrolet209445engine80
312400   Buddy Baker Emory Gilliam'65 Dodge181225u joint0
321987   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile151125engine0
331672   Bill Champion Bill Champion'64 Ford97150differential0
34 698   Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge82125brakes0
35 716   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'66 Mercury50125oil leak0
363179   Frank Warren Harold Rhodes'64 Chevrolet0150distributor0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Jabe Thomas25Jeff HandyFord
Larry Hess44Larry HessRambler
Worth McMillion83Allen McMillionPontiac
WDBuddy Arrington67Buddy ArringtonDodge

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Curtis Turner18080
  Paul Goldsmith8115979
  Richard Petty160495336
  Paul Goldsmith4965005