OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

ATLANTA 500

Marvin Panch won the 1965 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Atlanta 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Atlanta Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Atlanta
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $60,745

RACE

  • NUMBER: 9
  • NAME: Atlanta 500
  • DATE: 04-11-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 26

WINNER

  • NAME: Marvin Panch
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 129.410
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 8
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 334 249 Running 18,420
2 7 7 Bobby Johns Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 334 4 Running 7,995
3 4 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 330 0 Running 4,700
4 5 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 327 0 Running 2,775
5 22 88 Buddy Baker Dodge Buck Baker 0 0 0 325 0 Running 1,850
6 38 55 Tiny Lund Ford Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 322 0 Running 1,250
7 18 12 Bobby Allison Ford Southern Racing 0 0 0 321 0 Running 1,200
8 16 44 Larry Hess Ford Larry Hess 0 0 0 310 0 Running 1,050
9 43 27 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 0 0 310 0 Running 950
10 30 37 Bub Strickler Ford Bub Strickler 0 0 0 309 0 Crash 850
11 27 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 0 0 300 0 Running 775
12 11 49 GC Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 299 0 Overheating 700
13 24 77 Johnny Rutherford Ford -- 0 0 0 298 0 Engine 650
14 12 60 Doug Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 0 0 297 0 Running 600
15 28 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 0 0 280 0 Running 575
16 17 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 250 35 Crash 800
17 10 24 Sam McQuagg Ford Betty Lilly 0 0 0 223 0 Overheating 550
18 35 2 TC Hunt Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 0 0 214 0 Engine 550
19 44 35 Cale Yarborough Dodge Lester Hunter 0 0 0 193 0 Crash 550
20 13 19 JT Putney Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 190 0 Crash 550
21 3 15 Earl Balmer Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 185 6 Engine 655
22 25 86 Neil Castles Plymouth Buck Baker 0 0 0 170 0 Oil pressure 625
23 37 56 Bill Morton Ford Curtis Larimer 0 0 0 142 0 Overheating 550
24 8 76 Larry Frank Ford Larry Frank 0 0 0 136 0 Engine 575
25 2 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 132 40 Crash 850
26 40 52 EJ Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 112 0 Engine 550
27 9 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 110 0 Overheating 575
28 23 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 105 0 Differential 550
29 34 74 Donald Tucker Ford Don Snyder 0 0 0 98 0 Differential 550
30 6 41 AJ Foyt Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 91 0 Throttle 575
31 19 08 Danny Byrd Ford Glen Sweet 0 0 0 63 0 Differential 575
32 14 04 HB Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 0 0 48 0 Engine 550
33 29 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 47 0 Sway bar 550
34 26 48 Jimmy Helms Ford -- 0 0 0 46 0 Oil pressure 600
35 39 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 29 0 Oil pressure 550
36 15 03 Reb Wickersham Ford Ray Underwood 0 0 0 26 0 Head gasket 500
37 20 59 Tom Pistone Ford Glen Sweet 0 0 0 24 0 Engine 525
38 21 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 13 0 Clutch 500
39 36 18 Ned Setzer Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 0 0 12 0 Sway bar 500
40 32 39 Robert Vaughn Pontiac Ronald Smith 0 0 0 5 0 Oil pressure 500
41 41 96 Cotton Wallace Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 5 0 Tire rub 500
42 31 10 Bernard Alvarez Ford Gary Weaver 0 0 0 2 0 Clutch 500
43 42 40 Bud Harless Pontiac Basil Whittaker 0 0 0 2 0 Handling 500
44 33 6 Jim Conway Ford -- 0 0 0 1 0 Clutch 500