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1966 Capital City 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 49
Sunday, September 11, 1966 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
300 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:07
Average Speed: 62.886 mph
Pole Speed: 70.644 mph
Cautions: 5 for 29 laps
Margin of Victory: 5 laps +
Attendance: 10,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 16   David Pearson Cotton Owens'66 Dodge3002,350running242
21087   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile2951,600running0
3 51   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'65 Plymouth2951,250running0
4 847   Curtis Turner Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet292875running0
51164   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford286710running0
62595   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'64 Ford264525running0
71434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford264400running0
82017   Bob Cooper Toy Bolton'66 Chevrolet259300running0
91692   Hank Thomas W.S. Jenkins'64 Ford242250engine0
10 448   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge237250running0
112250   Darrell Bryant  '64 Chevrolet226225spindle0
12 342   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'66 Plymouth220225differential27
131920   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford188225running0
142796   Jimmy Helms Homer O'Dell'64 Ford183225engine0
15 226   Junior Johnson Junior Johnson'66 Ford176200engine31
16 619   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet171200a frame0
172497   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford164200ball joint0
182188   Neil Castles Buck Baker'66 Chevrolet134175oil pan0
19 74   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford127175rear end0
20132   Bobby Allison J.D. Bracken'65 Chevrolet114175driveshaft0
212315   Paul Dean Holt Lyle Stelter'66 Ford87175sway bar0
22 916   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'64 Mercury80150crash0
231767   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'65 Dodge67150radiator0
241570   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'64 Ford40150engine0
251272   Bill Champion Bill Champion'64 Ford27150battery0
261863   Larry Manning Bob Adams'65 Plymouth19150oil pressure0
272683   Worth McMillion Allen McMillion'65 Pontiac12150engine0
282858   Gene Hobby Gene Hobby'64 Dodge7 flagged0
292980   G.T. Nolen Allen McMillion'64 Pontiac6 flagged0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson18787
  Junior Johnson8811831
  David Pearson11919375
  Richard Petty19422027
  David Pearson22130080