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1966 World 600 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 20 of 49
Sunday, May 22, 1966 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:26:35
Average Speed: 135.042 mph
Pole Speed: 148.637 mph
Cautions: 5 for 18 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 45,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Richard Petty43Plymouth145.320   148.637    
2   Jim Paschal14Plymouth145.451   148.504    
3   Earl Balmer71Dodge145.570   148.382    
4   David Pearson6Dodge146.201   147.742    
5   Buddy Baker3Dodge146.260   147.682    
6   Sam McQuagg98Dodge149.610   144.375    
7   Marvin Panch42Plymouth150.301   143.712    
8   Curtis Turner24Ford151.251   142.809    
9   Darel Dieringer16Mercury148.701   145.258    
10   Paul Lewis1Plymouth149.651   144.336    
11   Tiny Lund55Ford151.141   142.913    
12   Elmo Langley64Ford151.880   142.217    
13   Buck Baker88Chevrolet152.120   141.993    
14   Sonny Hutchins90Ford152.191   141.927    
15   Buddy Arrington67Dodge152.370   141.760    
16   Bobby Allison22Chevrolet154.551   139.760    
17   Paul Goldsmith99Plymouth144.490   149.491    
18   James Hylton48Dodge150.171   143.836    
19   Don White31Dodge151.741   142.348    
20   G.C. Spencer49Plymouth151.901   142.198    
21   Frank Warren79Chevrolet152.360   141.769    
22   Ned Jarrett11Ford152.270   141.574    
23   H.B. Bailey36Pontiac154.341   139.950    
24   Joel Davis33Chevrolet154.690   139.634    
25   Tom Pistone59Ford153.770   140.469    
26   Stick Elliott18Chevrolet154.891   139.453    
27   John Sears4Ford155.371   139.022    
28   Roy Mayne46Chevrolet156.560   137.966    
29   Blackie Watt93Ford157.780   136.899    
30   Earl Brooks73Ford158.780   136.037    
31   Harold Smith5Ford   .000   QR
32   Paul Connors86Dodge   .000   QR
33   Bill Champion72Ford   .000   QR
34   Larry Manning63Plymouth   .000   QR
35   J.T. Putney19Chevrolet   .000   QR
36   Johnny Wynn06Mercury   .000   QR
37   Neil Castles87Oldsmobile   .000   QR
38   Wayne Smith38Chevrolet   .000   QR
39   Gene Cline95Ford   .000   QR
40   Wendell Scott34Ford   .000   QR
41   Gene Black74Ford   .000   QR
42   Clyde Lynn20Ford   .000   QR
43   Sonny Lamphear96Ford   .000   QR
44   Jimmy Helms53Ford   .000   QR
45   Ralph Earnhardt00Dodge   .000    
46   Bob Derrington30Ford   .000    
47   Worth McMillion83Pontiac   .000    
48   Roy Tyner9Chevrolet   .000    
49   Larry Hess44Rambler   .000    
50   V.C. Martin25Ford   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Larry Hess (#44), Ralph Earnhardt (#00), Bob Derrington (#30), Worth McMillion (#83), Roy Tyner (#9), V.C. Martin (#25)