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1965 Atlanta 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 55
Sunday, April 11, 1965 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:52:17
Average Speed: 129.41 mph
Pole Speed: 145.581 mph
Cautions: 5 for 26 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 sec
Attendance: 50,700
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 121   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'65 Ford33418,420running249
2 77   Bobby Johns Holman-Moody'65 Ford3347,995running4
3 411   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford3304,700running0
4 529   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody'65 Ford3272,775running0
52288   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge3251,850running0
63855   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford3221,250running0
71812   Bobby Allison Southern Racing   (Bobby Allison)'64 Ford3211,200running0
81644   Larry Hess Larry Hess'64 Ford3101,050running0
94327   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford310950running0
103037   Bub Strickler Bub Strickler'64 Ford309850crash0
112717   Junior Spencer Jerry Mullins'64 Ford300775running0
121149   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford299700overheating0
132477   Johnny Rutherford  '63 Ford298650engine0
141260   Doug Cooper Ford   (Bob Cooper)'64 Ford297600running0
152868   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'64 Ford280575running0
161728   Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody'65 Ford250800crash35
171024   Sam McQuagg Betty Lilly'65 Ford223550overheating0
18352   T.C. Hunt Cliff Stewart'64 Pontiac214550engine0
194435   Cale Yarborough Lester Hunter'63 Dodge193550crash0
201319   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet190550crash0
21 315   Earl Balmer Bud Moore'64 Mercury185655engine6
222586   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Plymouth170625oil pressure0
233756   Bill Morton Curtis Larimer'64 Ford142550overheating0
24 876   Larry Frank Larry Frank'64 Ford136575engine0
25 216   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury132850crash40
264052   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet112550engine0
27 926   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford110575overheating0
282387   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Oldsmobile105550differential0
293474   Donald Tucker Don Snyder'63 Ford98550differential0
30 641   A.J. Foyt Wood Brothers'65 Ford91575throttle0
311908   Danny Byrd Glen Sweet'64 Ford63575differential0
321404   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'64 Pontiac48550engine0
33299   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet47550sway bar0
342648   Jimmy Helms  '64 Ford46600oil pressure0
353934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'64 Ford29550oil pressure0
361503   Reb Wickersham Ray Underwood'64 Ford26500head gasket0
372059   Tom Pistone Glen Sweet'64 Ford24525engine0
382167   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge13500clutch0
393618   Ned Setzer Toy Bolton'65 Chevrolet12500sway bar0
403239   Robert Vaughn Ronald Smith'64 Pontiac5500oil pressure0
414196   Cotton Wallace  '63 Chevrolet5500tire rub0
423110   Bernard Alvarez Charter Plywood Corp.   (Gary Weaver)'64 Ford2500clutch0
434240   Bud Harless Basil Whittaker'64 Pontiac2500handling0
44336   Jim Conway  '64 Ford1500clutch0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Darel Dieringer14040
  Earl Balmer41466
  Fred Lorenzen477024
  Marvin Panch7110333
  Bobby Johns1041074
  Marvin Panch10817770
  Fred Lorenzen17818811
  Marvin Panch189334146