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1965 Motor Trend 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 55
Sunday, January 17, 1965 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
185 laps on a 2.700 mile road course (499.5 miles)

Time of race: 5:41:42
Average Speed: 87.708 mph
Pole Speed: 102.846 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 27 sec
Attendance: 61,474
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
111121   Dan Gurney Augusta Motor Sales   (Wood Brothers)'65 Ford18513,625running126
2 127   Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry   (Junior Johnson)'65 Ford1857,310running11
3 521   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'65 Ford1844,075running0
41606   Darel Dieringer  '65 Ford1812,625running0
5155   Gene Davis Bill Groves'64 Mercury1771,850running0
63598   Eddie Gray Ralph Shelton'64 Mercury1761,300running0
7 845   Scotty Cain Bill Clinton'64 Mercury1721,175running0
83717   Sam Stanley Irwin Sandlin'64 Mercury1721,050running0
91888   Buck Baker Buck Baker'64 Dodge1711,025running0
101200   A.J. Foyt Holman-Moody'65 Ford1691,035crash12
111712   Jerry Grant Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'63 Ford167830running0
12224   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'64 Chevrolet164650running0
13380   Nat Reeder Nat Reeder'64 Chevrolet160625fuel0
14236   Ed Brown Cos Cancilla'64 Oldsmobile151605running0
1520100   Dick Guldstrand Bob McDonald'63 Chevrolet151615running0
1636711   Bob Connor Howard York'63 Mercury115580clutch0
172871   Sam McQuagg James Thomas'63 Ford97575differential0
18 69   Bill Amick Dick Niles'64 Mercury95620engine0
19 311   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford94765fire0
20131   Skip Hudson  '64 Ford90635engine0
213343   Fritz Wilson Fritz Wilson'64 Plymouth84550engine0
222160   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'64 Ford80540overheating0
231476   Larry Frank Larry Frank'64 Ford65580running0
24 428   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'65 Ford55625overheating0
252558   Doug Moore Doug Moore'64 Ford51525transmission0
263084   Al Self Al Self'64 Ford49500engine0
27 9611   Dick Bown Dick Bown'65 Plymouth47525engine0
281033   Bob Bondurant Clem Proctor'64 Ford47520wheel cylinder0
29412   Bobby Allison Southern Racing   (Bobby Allison)'64 Ford41500overheating0
303214   Joe Clark Bob Bristol'64 Mercury41500driveshaft0
31 729   Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody'65 Ford40525overheating0
32 215   Parnelli Jones Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'64 Mercury37980valves36
331967   Jim Cook Floyd Johnson'64 Mercury36550engine0
343919   Bob Thompson  '64 Mercury26500engine0
354018   Bill Boldt  '63 Mercury19500engine0
363120   Bill Meyer  '63 Ford19500engine0
3726111   Johnny Steele Johnny Steele'63 Ford16500engine0
383410   Don Walker Don Walker'63 Ford14500transmission0
392453   Billy Cantrell  '63 Chevrolet2500overheating0
404238   Charles Powell Charles Powell'62 Pontiac1500engine0
412948   Bruce Worrell Bruce Worrell'63 Chevrolet1500transmission0
422761   Dana Hall  '64 Pontiac1500transmission0
434323   Bob Perry Bob Perry'63 Mercury1500transmission0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Parnelli Jones13636
  Junior Johnson37382
  Dan Gurney398143
  Junior Johnson82909
  Dan Gurney9111626
  A.J. Foyt11712812
  Dan Gurney12918557