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1966 American 500


Race 49 of 49


Rockingham
500 laps
Time of race: 4:47:30
Average speed of winner: 104.348 mph
Margin of victory: 4 laps
Lead changes: 20 between 2 leaders
Cautions: 4 for 35 laps
Lap leaders: Lorenzen 1, Petty 2-6, Lorenzen 7-8, Petty 9-13, Lorenzen 14-25, Petty 26-70, Lorenzen 71-91, Petty 92-131, Lorenzen 132, Petty 133, Lorenzen 134-141, Petty 142-147, Lorenzen 148-151, Petty 152-164, Lorenzen 165-176, Petty 177-184, Lorenzen 185-196, Petty 197-205, Lorenzen 206-232, Petty 233-280, Lorenzen 281-500

Race notes: Finale for Ned Jarrett, Junior Johnson, and Don Tilley. Only start for Tommy Bostick.



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FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
11Fred Lorenzen28'66 FordHolman-Moody115.98850011320running145500
28Don White31'66 DodgeNichels49600running73500
318Ned Jarrett11'66 FordBondy Long49600running47000
412Cale Yarborough21'66 FordWood BrothersLeonard Wood49400running22500
525Junior Johnson47'66 FordJohnson49400running14750
67Buddy Baker3'65 DodgeRay FoxRay Fox49200running27000
713David Pearson6'66 DodgeOwensOwens48800running11000
85Jim Paschal14'66 PlymouthFriedkin48500running20500
927Donnie Allison05'65 ChevroletRobert Harper47800running15250
1020James Hylton48'65 DodgeHartje47500running11500
1131J.T. Putney19'66 ChevroletPutney47100running11250
1216G.C. Spencer49'65 PlymouthG.C. Spencer46800running9400
1314Darel Dieringer15'66 FordJohnson46400alternator9050
1429Buddy Arrington1'65 PlymouthPaul Lewis46300running8050
1519Jack Bowsher33'66 FordBowsher46200engine6850
1633Frank Warren79'64 ChevroletHarold Rhodes45500running9250
1737Buck Baker87'66 OldsmobileBuck Baker45200running8500
1838Henley Gray97'66 FordHenley Gray45000running8050
1922Elmo Langley64'64 FordLangley44900engine7250
2034Roy Mayne46'66 ChevroletTom Hunter44700running8100
2135Larry Hess44'64 FordLarry Hess44200engine7950
2243Don Biederman94'64 ChevroletStotten44000running7100
2332Friday Hassler09'66 Chevrolet43800engine8250
2430Wayne Smith38'66 ChevroletWayne Smith43800running7250
2542Clyde Lynn45'64 FordSeifert41700running6900
2636J.D. McDuffie70'64 FordMcDuffie40200running7550
273Gordon Johncock26'66 FordJohnson37500engine6050
282Richard Petty43'66 PlymouthPettyInman32010180engine6500
2915Paul Lewis42'66 PlymouthPetty30800engine6700
3026Bobby Isaac5'65 DodgeOwensOwens29300vibration6150
3111Sam McQuagg98'66 DodgeNichels27000engine5850
329Earl Balmer71K&K Insurance'65 DodgeKrauskopfHyde18800oil pressure6550
334Dick Hutcherson29'66 FordHolman-Moody12700accident5500
3410Curtis Turner13'66 ChevroletYunickYunick12600engine5950
3540Wendell Scott59'64 FordPistone11900engine5400
3621John Sears4'64 FordL.G. DeWitt11000engine5350
376Paul Goldsmith99'66 PlymouthNichels8000control arm5300
3824Bobby Johns7'66 ChevroletShorty Johns7800carburetor5250
3917LeeRoy Yarbrough12'66 DodgeJon Thorne116.0546700accident5950
4039Neil Castles86'64 DodgeBuck Baker5800distributor5550
4128Bobby Allison2'65 ChevroletJ.D. Bracken5700engine5100
4244Don Tilley53'64 FordGeorge Elliott4800steering5050
4341Tommy Bostick22'65 Chevrolet4200engine5000
4423Tiny Lund55'64 FordStelter200clutch5000

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