OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VIRGINIA 500

Fred Lorenzen won the 1965 NASCAR Grand National Series Virginia 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $20,725

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Virginia 500
  • DATE: 04-25-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 49

WINNER

  • NAME: Fred Lorenzen
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 66.765
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 500 338 Running 4,350
2 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 500 0 Running 2,075
3 5 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 494 0 Running 1,250
4 16 10 Tiny Lund Ford Gary Weaver 0 487 0 Running 775
5 12 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 472 0 Running 725
6 13 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 471 0 Running 625
7 26 27 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 469 0 Running 575
8 21 60 Doug Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 468 0 Engine 550
9 22 23 Buren Skeen Ford Reid Shaw 0 467 0 Running 510
10 6 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 458 0 Running 475
11 17 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 450 0 Running 450
12 7 49 G.C. Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 432 0 Crash 425
13 19 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 424 0 Running 415
14 18 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 419 0 Running 405
15 36 37 Darel Dieringer Ford Bub Strickler 0 404 0 Engine 370
16 14 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 392 0 Running 385
17 15 53 Curtis Crider Ford David Warren 0 390 0 Crankshaft 375
18 20 31 Cale Yarborough Ford Sam Fogle 0 384 0 Running 440
19 33 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 362 0 Transmission 330
20 9 76 Larry Frank Ford Larry Frank 0 344 0 Engine 345
21 24 74 Donald Tucker Ford Don Snyder 0 314 0 Running 325
22 1 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 258 146 Crash 600
23 8 59 Tom Pistone Ford Glen Sweet 0 236 0 Engine 325
24 23 40 Bud Harless Pontiac Basil Whittaker 0 218 0 Wheel 325
25 10 90 Sonny Hutchins Ford Junie Donlavey 0 204 0 Radiator 325
26 4 7 Bobby Johns Ford Holman-Moody 0 176 16 Crash 325
27 31 99 Gene Hobby Dodge Gene Hobby 0 93 0 Tires 275
28 25 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 80 0 Engine 300
29 28 8 Larry Manning Chevrolet Larry Manning 0 50 0 Crash 275
30 27 86 Neil Castles Plymouth Buck Baker 0 48 0 Brakes 275
31 11 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 47 0 Brakes 275
32 35 80 G.T. Nolan Pontiac Allen McMillion 0 15 0 Brakes 250
33 29 56 Bill Morton Ford Curtis Larimer 0 7 0 Oil pressure 250
34 30 52 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 6 0 Brakes 250
35 32 88 Buddy Baker Dodge Buck Baker 0 3 0 Transmission 250
36 34 0 Terry Murchison Ford -- 0 2 0 Clutch 250