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1966 World 600


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NASCAR Grand National race number 20 of 49
Sunday, May 22, 1966 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:26:35
Average Speed: 135.042 mph
Pole Speed: 148.637 mph
Cautions: 5 for 18 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 45,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1966 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1966 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
431622   Bobby Allison Smokey Yunick'65 Chevrolet3630engine0
191567   Buddy Arrington Hub Motors   (Buddy Arrington)'64 Dodge2731,150engine0
342336   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'66 Pontiac70775engine0
101388   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Chevrolet3481,450running0
37 53   Buddy Baker Hutton-Scott Dodge   (Ray Fox)'65 Dodge511,000engine36
15 371   Earl Balmer K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'65 Dodge3011,400engine3
424174   Gene Black Gene Black'64 Ford6635engine0
303073   Earl Brooks Joan Petre'64 Ford92875engine0
53787   Neil Castles Buck Baker'66 Oldsmobile3713,440running0
203372   Bill Champion Bill Champion'64 Ford2561,180oil leak0
183995   Gene Cline Gene Cline'64 Ford2911,180running0
63286   Paul Connors Buck Baker'64 Dodge3702,600running0
442433   Joel Davis Curtis Satterfield'66 Chevrolet1625gas tank0
39 916   Darel Dieringer Bud Moore'66 Mercury21790differential0
232618   Stick Elliott Howard Furniture Co.   (Toy Bolton)'66 Chevrolet2361,125engine0
141799   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Plymouth3032,155engine112
164453   Jimmy Helms David Warren'64 Ford2971,225running0
271490   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'64 Ford129975engine0
41848   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge3914,325running0
82211   Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford Motor Co.   (Henley Gray)'66 Ford3622,375engine0
384396   Sonny Lamphear Homer O'Dell'64 Ford29675driveshaft0
251264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'64 Ford1441,050crash0
36101   Paul Lewis Paul Lewis'65 Plymouth54820crash3
261155   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'64 Ford1401,050engine0
134220   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'64 Ford3131,300engine0
123468   Larry Manning Bob Derrington'65 Plymouth3221,370engine0
112846   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'66 Chevrolet3331,400engine0
29 698   Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge112925engine0
1 742   Marvin Panch Plymouth GTX   (Petty Enterprises)'65 Plymouth40026,060running99
21 214   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'66 Plymouth2401,300engine7
17 46   David Pearson Cotton Owens'66 Dodge2952,250crash134
22 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'66 Plymouth2361,320engine6
322559   Tom Pistone Shoney's Big Boy   (Tom Pistone)'64 Ford84935transmission0
403519   J.T. Putney J.T. Putney'66 Chevrolet20690engine0
74034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'65 Ford3702,025running0
24274   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'64 Ford1571,075engine0
33315   Harold Smith Lyle Stelter'64 Ford76925engine0
283838   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet122935axle0
22049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'65 Plymouth39810,980running0
41 824   Curtis Turner Bill Beck Ford Dealers   (Betty Lilly)'66 Ford19645engine0
312179   Frank Warren Harold Rhodes'64 Chevrolet89860engine0
92993   Blackie Watt Harry Neal'64 Ford3511,585running0
31931   Don White Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'66 Dodge3947,045running0
353606   Johnny Wynn John McCarthy'64 Mercury63725engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ralph Earnhardt00Emory GilliamDodge
Roy Tyner9Truett RodgersChevrolet
V.C. Martin25Jeff HandyFord
Bob Derrington30Walter BallardFord
Larry Hess44Queen City RamblerAl GrilloRambler
Worth McMillion83Allen McMillionPontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty122
  David Pearson375
  Richard Petty881
  Buddy Baker94436
  Paul Lewis45473
  David Pearson489043
  Jim Paschal91977
  Earl Balmer981003
  David Pearson10117070
  Paul Goldsmith17122151
  Richard Petty2222243
  Paul Goldsmith22527955
  David Pearson28029516
  Paul Goldsmith2963016
  Marvin Panch30240099