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1965 National 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 52 of 55
Sunday, October 17, 1965 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:21:44
Average Speed: 119.117 mph
Pole Speed: 147.773 mph
Cautions: 6 for 47 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 50,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1965 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1965 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 128   Fred Lorenzen LaFayette   (Holman-Moody)'65 Ford2679,920running35
21029   Dick Hutcherson East Tennessee Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody)'65 Ford2675,225running1
3 647   Curtis Turner Wood Brothers'65 Ford2673,340running17
4 911   Ned Jarrett Bondy Long'65 Ford2662,390running8
5173   LeeRoy Yarbrough Southeastern Chevy Dealers   (Ray Fox)'65 Chevrolet2651,630running6
6 841   A.J. Foyt Banjo Matthews'65 Ford2651,930running119
7 515   Earl Balmer Bud Moore'64 Mercury2621,055wheel6
82004   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'64 Pontiac257975running0
9321   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'64 Ford256900running0
103314   Iggy Katona Sam Fletcher'65 Plymouth251850running0
113946   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'65 Chevrolet251800running0
121944   Larry Hess Larry Hess'64 Ford248800running0
134252   E.J. Trivette Jess Potter'63 Chevrolet248750running0
143097   Henley Gray Gene Cline'64 Ford239725running0
152884   Buddy Arrington Elmo Langley'64 Ford237700running0
164375   Gene Black C.L. Crawford'64 Ford235680running0
172938   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'65 Chevrolet217660crash0
182102   Doug Cooper Bob Cooper'65 Chevrolet215865overheating0
194457   Lionel Johnson Clay Eastridge'64 Ford210620running0
20 724   Sam McQuagg Betty Lilly'65 Ford209625crash0
21 316   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury199910wheel48
221249   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'64 Ford188570ball joint0
231386   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'65 Plymouth188560running0
244163   Don Hume Don Hume'63 Ford183550engine0
254088   Neil Castles Buck Baker'64 Dodge157540wheel0
261887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'65 Chevrolet123555a frame0
271564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'64 Ford114520engine0
282618   Stick Elliott Toy Bolton'65 Chevrolet105510shocks0
291417   Junior Spencer Jerry Mullins'64 Ford93500crash0
303635   Jeff Hawkins Lester Hunter'64 Dodge92515engine0
313434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'63 Ford89505driveshaft0
32 426   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'65 Ford63500overheating0
33314   Jim Paschal Toy Bolton'65 Chevrolet53535oil pressure0
34 227   Cale Yarborough Banjo Matthews'65 Ford47780engine27
351621   Marvin Panch Wood Brothers'65 Ford41545rocker arm0
361119   J.T. Putney Herman Beam'65 Chevrolet16440crash0
37377   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'64 Pontiac16460crash0
383810   Rene Charland Gary Weaver'64 Ford8455oil pressure0
393559   Tom Pistone Glen Sweet'64 Ford1450handling0
402232   Rock Harn L.P. Powell'64 Ford1445crash0
412390   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'64 Ford1440crash0
422401   Harold Kite Harold Mays'65 Plymouth1410crash0
432579   Frank Warren Harold Rhodes'63 Chevrolet1405crash0
442753   Jimmy Helms David Warren'63 Ford1400crash0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
45Roy Tyner9Roy TynerChevrolet
46Worth McMillion83Allen McMillionPontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough11717
  Darel Dieringer182912
  Cale Yarborough303910
  A.J. Foyt407435
  LeeRoy Yarbrough75806
  A.J. Foyt819818
  Fred Lorenzen99991
  Curtis Turner1001012
  Dick Hutcherson1021021
  Earl Balmer1031086
  Curtis Turner10912113
  Darel Dieringer12215534
  Ned Jarrett1561638
  A.J. Foyt1641685
  Darel Dieringer1691691
  A.J. Foyt1701723
  Darel Dieringer1731731
  A.J. Foyt17421441
  Curtis Turner2152162
  Fred Lorenzen2172248
  A.J. Foyt22523410
  Fred Lorenzen2352417
  A.J. Foyt2422421
  Fred Lorenzen2432475
  A.J. Foyt2482481
  Fred Lorenzen2492491
  A.J. Foyt2502545
  Fred Lorenzen25526713