OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NASHVILLE 400

Richard Petty won the 1966 NASCAR Grand National Series Nashville 400 at Nashville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Nashville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Nashville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $10,360

RACE

  • NUMBER: 36
  • NAME: Nashville 400
  • DATE: 07-30-1966
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 200
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 41

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1966 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 71.770
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 400 400 Running 2,750
2 13 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 395 0 Running 1,400
3 2 2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet J.D. Bracken 0 394 0 Running 850
4 19 74 Henley Gray Ford Gene Black 0 383 0 Running 500
5 14 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 383 0 Running 475
6 18 88 Neil Castles Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 378 0 Running 450
7 20 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 378 0 Running 425
8 8 97 Coo Coo Marlin Ford Henley Gray 0 375 0 Running 375
9 16 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 375 0 Running 325
10 9 48 James Hylton Ford Econo Wash 0 352 0 Throttle 300
11 26 44 Larry Hess Ford Larry Hess 0 320 0 Running 275
12 15 18 Stick Elliott Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 308 0 Engine 240
13 3 49 G.C. Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 287 0 Differential 220
14 27 61 Joel Davis Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 268 0 Oil leak 200
15 21 3 Buddy Arrington Dodge -- 0 262 0 Differential 170
16 7 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet J.H. Crawford 0 256 0 Driveshaft 150
17 6 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 250 0 A frame 130
18 23 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 220 0 Engine 120
19 25 94 Don Biederman Chevrolet Ron Stotten 0 214 0 Oil leak 100
20 11 19 J.T. Putney Chevrolet J.T. Putney 0 171 0 Engine 100
21 28 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Truett Rodgers 0 141 0 Oil leak 100
22 4 1 Paul Lewis Plymouth Paul Lewis 0 100 0 Engine 100
23 24 70 J.D. McDuffie Ford J.D. McDuffie 0 54 0 Overheating 100
24 5 02 Doug Cooper Plymouth Bob Cooper 0 49 0 Engine 100
25 17 53 Marty Robbins Ford David Warren 0 48 0 Oil leak 100
26 22 93 Blackie Watt Ford Harry Neal 0 21 0 Radiator 100
27 12 06 Jack Lawrence Mercury John McCarthy 0 2 0 Crash 100
28 10 24 Darel Dieringer Ford Betty Lilly 0 0 0 Crash 100