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1965 Capital City 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 49 of 55
Saturday, September 18, 1965 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
300 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:27:35
Average Speed: 60.983 mph
Pole Speed: 67.34 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 14,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 26   David Pearson Southeastern Dodge Dealers   (Cotton Owens)'65 Dodge3002,300running122
21015   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury2991,525running72
3 726   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford2981,200running1
41919   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet298875running0
52689   Neil Castles Buck Baker'65 Oldsmobile278710running0
61300   Bert Robbins Emory Gilliam'64 Ford276525running0
72334   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford274400running0
83152   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet263300running0
93657   Lionel Johnson Clay Eastridge'64 Ford252250running0
103568   Bob Derrington Bob Derrington'63 Ford250250running0
112020   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford248225running0
121464   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford246225running0
133799   Gene Hobby Gene Hobby'64 Dodge238225running0
143397   Henley Gray Gene Cline'64 Ford237225running0
15251   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford221200engine0
16 686   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge220200differential0
172253   Jimmy Helms David Warren'63 Ford219200engine0
182102   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Chevrolet210175sway bar0
19 311   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford208175engine58
20 841   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'65 Chevrolet193175timing0
211246   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'65 Chevrolet187175differential0
222462   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'64 Dodge179150lug bolt0
231149   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford178150a frame0
241587   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet170170oil leak0
25 129   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody'65 Ford162150crash47
263475   Gene Black C.L. Crawford'64 Ford154150crash0
272866   Red Foote Larry Manning'64 Chevrolet149150wheel0
281690   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'64 Ford139150overheating0
292718   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'65 Chevrolet118150radiator0
30309   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'65 Chevrolet107150driveshaft0
313280   Worth McMillion Allen McMillion'64 Pontiac103150oil pan0
322938   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'65 Chevrolet88150overheating0
33 955   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford85150crash0
341843   LeeRoy Yarbrough Petty Enterprises'65 Plymouth81150crash0
35 559   Tom Pistone Glen Sweet'64 Ford80150crash0
36 42   Curtis Turner Junior Johnson'65 Ford66150overheating0
371796   Cale Yarborough Kenny Myler'64 Ford28150overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Hutcherson122
  David Pearson38280
  Junior Johnson83831
  Ned Jarrett849916
  David Pearson10011617
  Dick Hutcherson11716145
  David Pearson1621665
  Ned Jarrett16720842
  David Pearson2092091
  Darel Dieringer21028172
  David Pearson28230019