OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Ned Jarrett won the 1965 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.375 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $72,165

RACE

  • NUMBER: 45
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-06-1965
  • LAPS / MILES: 364 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 44

WINNER

  • NAME: Ned Jarrett
  • CAR MAKE: 1965 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 115.878
  • START POSITION: 10th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 23
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 10 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 364 62 Running 21,060
2 14 86 Buck Baker Plymouth Buck Baker 0 0 0 350 0 Running 9,170
3 5 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 345 199 Differential 7,200
4 33 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 0 0 345 0 Running 3,225
5 24 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 344 0 Running 2,400
6 22 04 HB Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 0 0 340 0 Running 1,750
7 31 18 Stick Elliott Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 0 0 336 0 Running 1,500
8 41 79 Frank Warren Chevrolet Harold Rhodes 0 0 0 334 0 Running 1,250
9 19 19 JT Putney Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 328 0 Running 1,000
10 44 57 Wendell Scott Ford Clay Eastridge 0 0 0 320 0 Running 900
11 2 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 319 57 Engine 1,550
12 37 53 Jimmy Helms Ford David Warren 0 0 0 316 0 Running 800
13 42 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 0 0 311 0 Running 775
14 18 1 Paul Lewis Ford Paul Lewis 0 0 0 308 0 Running 750
15 39 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 304 0 Running 725
16 40 52 EJ Trivette Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 302 0 Running 700
17 16 7 Bobby Johns Pontiac Shorty Johns 0 0 0 301 2 Differential 695
18 32 63 Don Hume Ford Don Hume 0 0 0 298 0 Running 650
19 6 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 293 0 Engine 625
20 20 49 GC Spencer Ford G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 293 0 Vapor lock 620
21 35 44 Larry Hess Ford Larry Hess 0 0 0 261 0 Clutch 615
22 7 41 Jim Paschal Chevrolet Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 230 9 Head gasket 710
23 34 07 Bud Harless Ford Bud Harless 0 0 0 222 0 Engine 605
24 38 75 Gene Black Ford C.L. Crawford 0 0 0 197 0 Oil pressure 600
25 30 72 Neil Castles Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 173 0 Crash 595
26 15 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley 0 0 0 156 0 Head gasket 590
27 25 3 LeeRoy Yarbrough Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 0 0 134 0 Differential 635
28 17 87 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 123 0 Engine 580
29 11 24 Sam McQuagg Ford Betty Lilly 0 0 0 118 31 Crash 1,015
30 9 27 Cale Yarborough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 118 2 Crash 830
31 12 33 Bunkie Blackburn Chevrolet Ray Fox 0 0 0 109 0 Crash 695
32 4 15 Earl Balmer Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 94 2 Crash 580
33 29 62 Doug Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 85 0 Differential 555
34 13 17 Junior Spencer Ford Jerry Mullins 0 0 0 79 0 Engine 620
35 8 14 Curtis Turner Plymouth Sam Fletcher 0 0 0 51 0 Wheel bearing 545
36 27 4 Bobby Wawak Mercury -- 0 0 0 46 0 Engine 560
37 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 42 0 Engine 605
38 43 97 Henley Gray Ford Gene Cline 0 0 0 29 0 Clutch 530
39 26 55 Tiny Lund Ford Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 25 0 A frame 555
40 28 25 Bud Moore Ford Jabe Thomas 0 0 0 9 0 Oil pressure 520
41 36 00 Bert Robbins Ford Emory Gilliam 0 0 0 3 0 Crash 515
42 21 23 Buren Skeen Ford Hill Motor Co. 0 0 0 2 0 Crash 510
43 23 03 Reb Wickersham Ford Ray Underwood 0 0 0 2 0 Crash 505
44 1 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 1 0 Ignition 750