1966 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 5, 1966 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 3 16 Darel Dieringer Bud Moore '66 Mercury 364 105 running
2 2 43 Richard Petty GTX Plymouth '66 Plymouth 364 131 running
3 13 6 David Pearson Cotton Owens '66 Dodge 361 1 running
4 14 42 Marvin Panch Petty Enterprises '66 Plymouth 360 14 running
5 9 28 Fred Lorenzen Holman-Moody '66 Ford 360 0 running
6 11 14 Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises '66 Plymouth 360 0 running
7 10 29 Dick Hutcherson East Tennessee Motor Co. '65 Ford 358 1 running
8 1 12 LeeRoy Yarbrough Jon Thorne '66 Dodge 358 35 running
9 5 98 Sam McQuagg Nichels Engineering '66 Dodge 358 23 running
10 18 49 G.C. Spencer '66 Plymouth 358 0 running
11 7 21 Cale Yarborough Wood Brothers '66 Ford 356 33 running
12 21 1 Paul Lewis '65 Plymouth 353 0 running
13 20 11 Ned Jarrett Bondy Long '66 Ford 350 0 running
14 12 26 Curtis Turner Holly Farms '66 Ford 348 12 crash
15 16 48 James Hylton Econo Wash '65 Dodge 348 0 running
16 4 99 Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering '66 Plymouth 345 9 engine
17 19 36 H.B. Bailey '66 Pontiac 341 0 running
18 23 64 Elmo Langley Elmo Langley, Henry Woodfield '64 Ford 336 0 running
19 25 19 J.T. Putney '66 Chevrolet 333 0 running
20 40 4 John Sears L.G. DeWitt '64 Ford 327 0 running
21 44 44 Larry Hess '64 Ford 326 0 running
22 38 97 Henley Gray '66 Ford 323 0 running
23 36 88 Neil Castles Buck Baker '66 Chevrolet 321 0 running
24 43 34 Wendell Scott '65 Ford 317 0 running
25 37 72 Bill Champion '64 Ford 308 0 running
26 30 79 Frank Warren Harold Rhodes '64 Chevrolet 305 0 engine
27 26 20 Bunkie Blackburn '64 Mercury 287 0 running
28 24 24 Tiny Lund Betty Lilly '66 Ford 248 0 engine
29 28 09 Friday Hassler Red Sharp '66 Chevrolet 196 0 wheel bearing
30 6 71 Earl Balmer K & K Insurance '65 Dodge 185 0 crash
31 31 93 Blackie Watt Harry Neal '64 Ford 172 0 engine
32 42 75 Earl Brooks Gene Black '66 Ford 120 0 engine
33 8 3 Buddy Baker Ray Fox '65 Dodge 97 0 throttle
34 32 89 Eddie MacDonald Buck Baker '65 Chevrolet 97 0 engine
35 22 47 Stick Elliott Toy Bolton '66 Chevrolet 78 0 valve
36 33 2 Bobby Allison J.D. Bracken '65 Chevrolet 71 0 engine
37 17 7 Bobby Johns Shorty Johns '66 Chevrolet 56 0 engine
38 39 51 Bob Derrington '65 Chevrolet 51 0 cam
39 29 67 Buddy Arrington '65 Dodge 50 0 engine
40 34 38 Wayne Smith Archie Smith '66 Chevrolet 26 0 engine
41 27 87 Buck Baker '66 Oldsmobile 22 0 engine
42 35 25 Doug Cooper Jeff Handy '64 Ford 16 0 engine
43 15 04 Jerry Grant Friedkin Enterprises '65 Plymouth 7 0 transmission
44 41 73 Jimmy Helms Joan Petre '64 Ford 1 0 driveshaft
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available