OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHEASTERN 500

Junior Johnson won the 1965 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Southeastern 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $21,550

RACE

  • NUMBER: 14
  • NAME: Southeastern 500
  • DATE: 05-02-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 39

WINNER

  • NAME: Junior Johnson
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 74.937
  • START POSITION: 3rd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 8
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 3 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 500 240 Running 4,550
2 5 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 500 167 Running 2,460
3 7 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 500 84 Running 1,730
4 1 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 487 9 Running 1,375
5 18 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 468 0 Running 1,035
6 10 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 451 0 Crash 800
7 27 0 JT Putney Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 449 0 Running 875
8 11 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Jabe Thomas 0 444 0 Running 650
9 21 52 EJ Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 442 0 Running 550
10 33 75 Gene Black Ford C.L. Crawford 0 436 0 Running 500
11 12 56 Darel Dieringer Ford Curtis Larimer 0 430 0 Running 450
12 29 53 Jimmy Helms Ford David Warren 0 428 0 Running 425
13 26 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 419 0 Running 375
14 19 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 412 0 Running 300
15 23 58 Doug Moore Chevrolet Doug Moore 0 377 0 Running 260
16 32 80 GT Nolan Pontiac Allen McMillion 0 363 0 Running 260
17 13 31 Cale Yarborough Ford Sam Fogle 0 359 0 Overheating 320
18 30 86 Neil Castles Plymouth Buck Baker 0 323 0 Differential 260
19 28 99 Gene Hobby Dodge Gene Hobby 0 295 0 Oil leak 260
20 15 60 Doug Cooper Ford Bob Cooper 0 279 0 Engine 260
21 8 27 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 185 0 Engine 260
22 9 49 GC Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 164 0 Engine 260
23 6 59 Tom Pistone Ford Glen Sweet 0 160 0 Crash 260
24 4 7 Bobby Johns Ford Holman-Moody 0 123 0 Engine 285
25 16 40 Bud Harless Pontiac Basil Whittaker 0 87 0 Engine 275
26 22 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 51 0 Engine 275
27 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 44 0 Crash 500
28 31 35 Jeff Hawkins Dodge Lester Hunter 0 43 0 Handling 250
29 24 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 41 0 Bearing 275
30 17 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 31 0 Head gasket 275
31 25 74 Donald Tucker Ford Don Snyder 0 17 0 Head gasket 350
32 20 70 Joe Bill Adams Ford Fred Goad 0 13 0 Clutch 300
33 14 88 Buddy Baker Dodge Buck Baker 0 8 0 Bearing 290