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1965 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 6, 1965 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
364 L, 497.224 M, 800.072 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 10 11 Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford Motor Co. '65 Ford 364 62 running
2 14 86 Buck Baker '65 Plymouth 350 0 running
3 5 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury '64 Mercury 345 199 differential
4 33 46 Roy Mayne Tom Hunter '65 Chevrolet 345 0 running
5 24 67 Buddy Arrington '64 Dodge 344 0 running
6 22 04 H.B. Bailey '64 Pontiac 340 0 running
7 31 18 Stick Elliott Toy Bolton '65 Chevrolet 336 0 running
8 41 79 Frank Warren Harold Rhodes '63 Chevrolet 334 0 running
9 19 19 J.T. Putney Herman Beam '65 Chevrolet 328 0 running
10 44 57 Wendell Scott Clay Eastridge '64 Ford 320 0 running
11 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody '65 Ford 319 57 engine
12 37 53 Jimmy Helms David Warren '63 Ford 316 0 running
13 42 68 Bob Derrington '63 Ford 311 0 running
14 18 1 Paul Lewis '64 Ford 308 0 running
15 39 38 Wayne Smith Archie Smith '65 Chevrolet 304 0 running
16 40 52 E.J. Trivette Jess Potter '63 Chevrolet 302 0 running
17 16 7 Bobby Johns Shorty Johns '64 Pontiac 301 2 differential
18 32 63 Don Hume '63 Ford 298 0 running
19 6 29 Dick Hutcherson Holman-Moody '65 Ford 293 0 engine
20 20 49 G.C. Spencer '64 Ford 293 0 vapor lock
21 35 44 Larry Hess '64 Ford 261 0 clutch
22 7 41 Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises '65 Chevrolet 230 9 head gasket
23 34 07 Bud Harless '64 Ford 222 0 engine
24 38 75 Gene Black C.L. Crawford '64 Ford 197 0 oil pressure
25 30 72 Neil Castles Bill Champion '64 Ford 173 0 crash
26 15 64 Elmo Langley '64 Ford 156 0 head gasket
27 25 3 LeeRoy Yarbrough Southeastern Chevy Dealers '65 Chevrolet 134 0 differential
28 17 87 Buddy Baker Buck Baker '65 Chevrolet 123 0 engine
29 11 24 Sam McQuagg Lilly Enterprises '65 Ford 118 31 crash
30 9 27 Cale Yarborough Abindgon Motor Co. Ford '65 Ford 118 2 crash
31 12 33 Bunkie Blackburn Ray Fox '65 Chevrolet 109 0 crash
32 4 15 Earl Balmer Bud Moore '64 Mercury 94 2 crash
33 29 02 Doug Cooper Bob Cooper '65 Chevrolet 85 0 differential
34 13 17 Junior Spencer Jerry Mullins '64 Ford 79 0 engine
35 8 14 Curtis Turner Sam Fletcher '65 Plymouth 51 0 wheel bearing
36 27 4 Bobby Wawak '64 Mercury 46 0 engine
37 3 21 Marvin Panch Wood Brothers '65 Ford 42 0 engine
38 43 97 Henley Gray Gene Cline '64 Ford 29 0 clutch
39 26 55 Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter '64 Ford 25 0 a frame
40 28 25 Bud Moore Jabe Thomas '64 Ford 9 0 oil pressure
41 36 00 Bert Robbins Emory Gilliam '64 Ford 3 0 crash
42 21 23 Buren Skeen Hill Motor Co. '64 Ford 2 0 crash
43 23 03 Reb Wickersham Ray Underwood '65 Ford 2 0 crash
44 1 26 Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry '65 Ford 1 0 ignition
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Pee Wee Ellwanger, Wendell Scott, Worth McMillion, Bernard Alvarez
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available