OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

FIRECRACKER 400

A.J. Foyt won the 1965 NASCAR Grand National Series Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $43,680

RACE

  • NUMBER: 29
  • NAME: Firecracker 400
  • DATE: 07-04-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 400
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 20

WINNER

  • NAME: A.J. Foyt
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 150.046
  • START POSITION: 11th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 19
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 11 41 A.J. Foyt Ford Wood Brothers 0 160 30 Running 8,500
2 12 86 Buddy Baker Plymouth Buck Baker 0 160 0 Running 5,400
3 14 49 G.C. Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 158 0 Running 4,200
4 28 19 J.T. Putney Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 153 0 Running 2,525
5 24 88 Neil Castles Dodge Buck Baker 0 152 0 Running 1,725
6 27 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 152 0 Running 1,525
7 15 44 Larry Hess Ford Larry Hess 0 151 0 Running 1,300
8 19 03 Reb Wickersham Ford Ray Underwood 0 151 0 Running 1,200
9 23 75 Gene Black Ford C.L. Crawford 0 149 0 Running 1,175
10 30 57 Lionel Johnson Ford Clay Eastridge 0 144 0 Running 1,000
11 38 55 Tiny Lund Ford Lyle Stelter 0 139 0 Running 700
12 1 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 136 39 Overheating 1,000
13 29 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 135 0 Running 550
14 32 53 Jimmy Helms Ford David Warren 0 131 0 Running 530
15 26 79 Frank Warren Ford Harold Rhodes 0 129 0 Out of gas 600
16 16 1 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 125 0 Running 520
17 3 27 Cale Yarborough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 108 72 Engine 515
18 9 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 108 6 Crash 510
19 6 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 108 0 Crash 505
20 5 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 108 0 Crash 500
21 22 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 99 0 Engine 495
22 18 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 84 0 Axle 565
23 40 6 Bub Strickler Ford -- 0 84 0 Crash 485
24 10 14 Nelson Stacy Plymouth Sam Fletcher 0 83 0 Fuel pump 480
25 21 09 Bobby Allison Ford Ed Grady 0 56 0 Overheating 550
26 8 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 51 7 Quit 470
27 35 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Jabe Thomas 0 51 0 Fuel pump 465
28 2 15 Earl Balmer Ford Bud Moore 0 47 5 Engine 460
29 4 24 Sam McQuagg Ford Betty Lilly 0 34 0 Rocker arm 455
30 33 52 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 32 0 Engine 450
31 7 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 25 1 Engine 545
32 17 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 24 0 Push rod 440
33 13 33 Bunkie Blackburn Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 20 0 Clutch 435
34 37 3 LeeRoy Yarbrough Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 9 0 Clutch 430
35 39 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 8 0 Oil leak 425
36 31 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 5 0 Axle 420
37 36 02 Doug Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 Oil pressure 415
38 20 00 Tom Pistone Ford Emory Gilliam 0 0 0 Crash 410
39 25 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 0 0 Crash 405
40 34 89 Ken White Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 Clutch 400