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1966 Motor Trend 500 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series.jpgNASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on January 23, 1966 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
185 L, 462.5 M, 744.255 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1966 NASCAR Grand National drivers denoted in white rows, 1966 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 121 Dan Gurney Harvest Motors 66' Ford 185 148 running
2 1 6 David Pearson Southeastern Dodge Dealers 65' Dodge 185 10 running
3 6 99 Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering 65' Plymouth 183 0 running
4 3 41 Curtis Turner Harvest Motors 66' Ford 183 27 running
5 10 29 Dick Hutcherson East Tenn. Motor Co. 66' Ford 182 0 running
6 9 56 Jim Hurtubise Hub Auto Sales 65' Plymouth 182 0 running
7 12 22 Bill Foster Illinois Dodge Dealers 64' Dodge 181 0 running
8 8 11 Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford Motor Co. 66' Ford 178 0 running
9 14 1 Norm Nelson Hub Auto Sales 65' Plymouth 176 0 running
10 19 18 Ron Hornaday 64' Mercury 171 0 running
11 16 4 Jerry Grant Friedkin Enterprises, Bardahl 65' Chevy 171 0 running
12 34 24 Bobby Allison Ford, Lilly 65'Ford 169 0 running
13 23 2 Johnny Steele Delk Pest Control 64' Mercury 164 0 running
14 5 98 Don White California Dodge Dealers 65'Dodge 162 0 running
15 27 10 Don Walker 64' Ford 154 0 ignition
16 25 71 Mario Andretti Vel's Ford 66' Ford 154 0 crash
17 38 63 Walt Price 65' Buick 154 0 running
18 44 61 J.T. Putney 65' Olds 150 0 running
19 41 68 Bob Derrington 63' Ford 146 0 running
20 40 8 Jerry Oliver 65' Chevy 144 0 gear-shift
21 17 48 James Hylton Econo Wash 65' Dodge 128 0 transmission
22 30 7 Jack McCoy 64' Dodge 123 0 crash
23 35 45 Carl Cardey 64' Ford 119 0 ball-joint
24 18 33 Clem Proctor 64' Ford 114 0 engine
25 7 43 Richard Petty Plymouth 65' Plymouth 105 0 engine
26 11 27 Cale Yarborough Abingdon Motor 66' Ford 103 0 transmission
27 29 89 Cliff Garner 64' Mercury 98 0 crash
28 31 00 Dick Guldstrand Bardahl 64' Chevy 65 0 differential
29 15 26 Bobby Isaac Holly Farms Poultry 66' Ford 55 0 head-gasket
30 4 21 Marvin Panch Harvest Motors 66' Ford 45 0 transmission
31 13 47 A.J. Foyt Holly Farms Poultry 66' Ford 45 0 transmission
32 21 198 Eddie Gray 64' Mercury 43 0 engine
33 24 126 Carl Joiner 63' Chevy 41 0 oil-leak
34 32 55 Tiny Lund 65' Ford 34 0 engine
35 22 9 Skip Hudson Sunaire Chevrolet 65' Chevy 30 0 differential
36 20 145 Scotty Cain 64' Mercury 20 0 transmission
37 36 3 Bruce Worrell 63' Plymouth 15 0 engine
38 42 16 Jim Cook 64' Olds 14 0 oil-pressure
39 33 34 Clyde Prickett 64' Ford 11 0 transmission
40 26 74 Gene Black 66' Ford 4 0 engine
41 28 06 Dave James 65' Plymouth 4 0 engine
42 37 14 Joe Clark 64' Mercury 4 0 oil-pressure
43 39 111 Arley Scranton 64' Mercury 3 0 crash
44 43 38 Charles Powell 64' Ford 1 0 differential
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 5h:05:58
Fast Qualifier: David Pearson
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
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: 70 seconds
Average Speed: 97.952 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 9 among 3 drivers - David Pearson 1-9, Dan Gurney 10-37, Curtis Turner 38-55, Dan Gurney 56, Curtis Turner 57-58, Dan Gurney 59-65, Curtis Turner 66-72, Dan Gurney 73-82, David Pearson 83, Dan Gurney 84-185