OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA 500

Darel Dieringer won the 1966 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Western North Carolina 500 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Asheville-Weaverville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Weaverville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $15,755

RACE

  • NUMBER: 39
  • NAME: Western North Carolina 500
  • DATE: 08-21-1966
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 23

WINNER

  • NAME: Darel Dieringer
  • CAR MAKE: 1966 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 76.700
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 8
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 16 Darel Dieringer Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 500 179 Running 3,150
2 6 49 GC Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 492 0 Running 1,750
3 13 48 James Hylton Dodge Econo Wash 0 0 0 486 0 Running 1,250
4 16 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 478 0 Running 900
5 15 09 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 0 0 470 0 Running 800
6 22 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 468 0 Running 700
7 12 1 Paul Lewis Plymouth Paul Lewis 0 0 0 460 0 Engine 650
8 9 2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet J.D. Bracken 0 0 0 457 0 Running 600
9 26 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 450 0 Running 500
10 27 95 Clyde Lynn Ford Gene Cline 0 0 0 440 0 Running 400
11 18 65 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 0 0 432 0 Running 380
12 24 93 Blackie Watt Ford Harry Neal 0 0 0 431 0 Running 375
13 5 6 David Pearson Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 426 0 Engine 325
14 23 88 Neil Castles Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 424 0 Running 275
15 8 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 420 0 Engine 450
16 29 35 Max Ledbetter Oldsmobile Ken Carpenter 0 0 0 415 0 Running 200
17 14 02 Bob Cooper Plymouth Bob Cooper 0 0 0 375 0 Engine 200
18 4 42 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 369 125 Overheating 200
19 1 26 Junior Johnson Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 321 195 Engine 700
20 25 10 Paul Bumhaver Ford Gary Weaver 0 0 0 291 0 Transmission 200
21 10 19 JT Putney Chevrolet J.T. Putney 0 0 0 254 0 Brakes 200
22 11 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 204 0 Running 200
23 19 97 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 195 0 Crash 200
24 30 70 JD McDuffie Ford J.D. McDuffie 0 0 0 194 0 Crash 200
25 7 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 168 1 Engine 200
26 20 87 Doug Cooper Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 167 0 Axle 150
27 21 75 Earl Brooks Ford Gene Black 0 0 0 153 0 Differential 150
28 17 73 Buddy Baker Ford Joan Petre 0 0 0 140 0 Clutch 150
29 28 61 Joel Davis Chevrolet Toy Bolton 0 0 0 53 0 Engine 150
30 3 47 Curtis Turner Chevrolet Sherwood Chevrolet 0 0 0 3 0 Engine 150