OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 400

Junior Johnson won the 1965 NASCAR Grand National Series Wilkes 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $17,050

RACE

  • NUMBER: 51
  • NAME: Wilkes 400
  • DATE: 10-03-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 36

WINNER

  • NAME: Junior Johnson
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 88.801
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 5 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 400 204 Running 4,475
2 6 27 Cale Yarborough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 398 6 Running 2,125
3 7 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 398 0 Running 1,275
4 4 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 397 0 Running 825
5 11 47 Curtis Turner Ford Wood Brothers 0 396 0 Running 675
6 8 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 396 0 Running 525
7 10 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 394 0 Running 475
8 21 59 Tom Pistone Ford Glen Sweet 0 393 0 Running 500
9 12 49 G.C. Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 392 0 Running 400
10 17 88 Buddy Baker Dodge Buck Baker 0 389 0 Running 325
11 19 19 J.T. Putney Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 387 0 Running 300
12 16 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 386 0 Running 275
13 22 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 375 0 Running 300
14 15 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 349 0 Running 225
15 24 02 Doug Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 349 0 Running 200
16 23 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 318 0 Engine 225
17 33 75 Gene Black Ford C.L. Crawford 0 311 0 Running 175
18 14 10 Darel Dieringer Ford Gary Weaver 0 308 0 Clutch 200
19 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 219 190 Engine 550
20 29 52 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 215 0 Differential 200
21 28 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 211 0 Steering 175
22 18 56 Paul Lewis Ford Curtis Larimer 0 198 0 Engine 175
23 31 53 Jimmy Helms Ford David Warren 0 174 0 Vibration 150
24 26 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Jabe Thomas 0 154 0 Oil leak 175
25 20 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 119 0 Push rod 175
26 34 81 Frank Weathers Dodge Joe Keistler 0 119 0 Handling 150
27 25 89 Neil Castles Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 98 0 Axle 175
28 13 06 Sam McQuagg Ford Kenny Myler 0 93 0 Gas tank 175
29 32 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 82 0 Crash 150
30 27 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 82 0 A frame 175
31 30 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 35 0 Engine 175
32 3 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 14 0 Crash 175
33 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 14 0 Crash 450
34 9 35 Bobby Isaac Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 14 0 Crash 175
35 35 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 13 0 Crash 150