OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NATIONAL 400

Fred Lorenzen won the 1965 NASCAR Grand National Series National 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $47,940

RACE

  • NUMBER: 52
  • NAME: National 400
  • DATE: 10-17-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 267 / 401
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 47

WINNER

  • NAME: Fred Lorenzen
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 119.117
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 28
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 267 35 Running 9,920
2 10 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford East Tennessee Motor Co. 0 267 1 Running 5,225
3 6 47 Curtis Turner Ford Wood Brothers 0 267 17 Running 3,340
4 9 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 266 8 Running 2,390
5 17 3 LeeRoy Yarbrough Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 265 6 Running 1,630
6 8 41 A.J. Foyt Ford Banjo Matthews 0 265 119 Running 1,930
7 5 15 Earl Balmer Mercury Bud Moore 0 262 6 Wheel 1,055
8 20 04 H.B. Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 257 0 Running 975
9 32 1 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 256 0 Running 900
10 33 14 Iggy Katona Plymouth Sam Fletcher 0 251 0 Running 850
11 39 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 251 0 Running 800
12 19 44 Larry Hess Ford Larry Hess 0 248 0 Running 800
13 42 52 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 248 0 Running 750
14 30 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 239 0 Running 725
15 28 84 Buddy Arrington Ford Elmo Langley 0 237 0 Running 700
16 43 75 Gene Black Ford C.L. Crawford 0 235 0 Running 680
17 29 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 217 0 Crash 660
18 21 02 Doug Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 215 0 Overheating 865
19 44 57 Lionel Johnson Ford Clay Eastridge 0 210 0 Running 620
20 7 24 Sam McQuagg Ford Betty Lilly 0 209 0 Crash 625
21 3 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 199 48 Wheel 910
22 12 49 G.C. Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 188 0 Ball joint 570
23 13 86 Buddy Baker Plymouth Buck Baker 0 188 0 Running 560
24 41 63 Don Hume Ford Don Hume 0 183 0 Engine 550
25 40 88 Neil Castles Dodge Buck Baker 0 157 0 Wheel 540
26 18 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 123 0 A frame 555
27 15 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 114 0 Engine 520
28 26 18 Stick Elliott Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 105 0 Shocks 510
29 14 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 93 0 Crash 500
30 36 35 Jeff Hawkins Dodge Lester Hunter 0 92 0 Engine 515
31 34 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 89 0 Driveshaft 505
32 4 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 63 0 Overheating 500
33 31 4 Jim Paschal Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 53 0 Oil pressure 535
34 2 27 Cale Yarborough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 47 27 Engine 780
35 16 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 41 0 Rocker arm 545
36 11 19 J.T. Putney Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 16 0 Crash 440
37 37 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 16 0 Crash 460
38 38 10 Rene Charland Ford Gary Weaver 0 8 0 Oil pressure 455
39 35 59 Tom Pistone Ford Glen Sweet 0 1 0 Handling 450
40 22 32 Rock Harn Ford -- 0 1 0 Crash 445
41 23 90 Sonny Hutchins Ford Junie Donlavey 0 1 0 Crash 440
42 24 01 Harold Kite Plymouth Harold Mays 0 1 0 Crash 410
43 25 79 Frank Warren Chevrolet Harold Rhodes 0 1 0 Crash 405
44 27 53 Jimmy Helms Ford David Warren 0 1 0 Crash 400