OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MOTOR TREND 500

Dan Gurney won the 1966 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Motor Trend 500 at Riverside International Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Riverside International Raceway
  • LOCATION: Riverside
  • LENGTH: 2.700 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $62,540

RACE

  • NUMBER: 2
  • NAME: Motor Trend 500
  • DATE: 01-23-1966
  • LAPS / MILES: 185 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Dan Gurney
  • CAR MAKE: 1966 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 97.952
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 9
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 121 Dan Gurney Ford Harvest Motors 0 0 0 185 148 Running 18,445
2 1 6 David Pearson Dodge Southeastern Dodge Dealers 0 0 0 185 10 Running 8,395
3 6 99 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Nichels Engineering 0 0 0 183 0 Running 5,055
4 3 41 Curtis Turner Ford Harvest Motors 0 0 0 183 27 Running 3,445
5 10 29 Dick Hutcherson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 182 0 Running 2,120
6 9 56 Jim Hurtubise Plymouth Plymouth 0 0 0 182 0 Running 1,335
7 12 22 Billy Foster Dodge Rudy Hoerr 0 0 0 181 0 Running 1,275
8 8 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 178 0 Running 1,575
9 14 1 Norm Nelson Plymouth Norm Nelson 0 0 0 176 0 Running 1,000
10 19 18 Ron Hornaday Mercury -- 0 0 0 171 0 Running 900
11 16 4 Jerry Grant Chevrolet Friedkin Enterprises / Bardahl 0 0 0 171 0 Running 850
12 34 24 Bobby Allison Ford Ford / Lilly 0 0 0 169 0 Running 650
13 23 2 Johnny Steele Mercury Kyle Gibson 0 0 0 164 0 Running 625
14 5 98 Don White Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 0 0 162 0 Running 680
15 27 10 Don Walker Ford -- 0 0 0 154 0 Ignition 590
16 25 71 Mario Andretti Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 154 0 Crash 580
17 38 63 Walt Price Buick -- 0 0 0 154 0 Running 575
18 44 61 JT Putney Oldsmobile Toy Bolton 0 0 0 150 0 Running 570
19 41 68 Bob Derrington Ford Bob Derrington 0 0 0 146 0 Running 565
20 40 8 Jerry Oliver Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 144 0 Gear shift 560
21 17 48 James Hylton Dodge Econo Wash 0 0 0 128 0 Transmission 630
22 30 7 Jack McCoy Dodge -- 0 0 0 123 0 Crash 540
23 35 45 Carl Cardey Ford -- 0 0 0 119 0 Ball joint 530
24 18 33 Clem Proctor Ford Clem Proctor 0 0 0 114 0 Engine 600
25 7 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Plymouth 0 0 0 105 0 Engine 550
26 11 27 Cale Yarborough Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 103 0 Transmission 650
27 29 89 Cliff Garner Mercury -- 0 0 0 98 0 Crash 500
28 31 00 Dick Guldstrand Chevrolet Bardahl 0 0 0 65 0 Differential 500
29 15 26 Bobby Isaac Ford Junior Johnson 0 0 0 55 0 Head gasket 550
30 4 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 45 0 Transmission 600
31 13 47 AJ Foyt Ford Holly Farms Poultry 0 0 0 45 0 Transmission 575
32 21 198 Eddie Gray Mercury Ralph Shelton 0 0 0 43 0 Engine 500
33 24 126 Carl Joiner Chevrolet Dean Thorne 0 0 0 41 0 Oil leak 500
34 32 55 Tiny Lund Ford Lyle Stelter 0 0 0 34 0 Engine 500
35 22 9 Skip Hudson Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 30 0 Differential 500
36 20 145 Scotty Cain Mercury Bill Clinton 0 0 0 20 0 Transmission 525
37 36 3 Bruce Worrell Plymouth -- 0 0 0 15 0 Engine 500
38 42 16 Jim Cook Oldsmobile Floyd Johnson 0 0 0 14 0 Oil pressure 500
39 33 34 Clyde Prickett Ford -- 0 0 0 11 0 Transmission 500
40 26 74 Gene Black Ford Gene Black 0 0 0 4 0 Engine 500
41 28 06 Dave James Plymouth Jim Whitehead 0 0 0 4 0 Engine 500
42 37 14 Joe Clark Mercury Bob Bristol 0 0 0 4 0 Oil pressure 500
43 39 111 Arley Scranton Mercury Arley Scranton 0 0 0 3 0 Crash 500
44 43 38 Charles Powell Ford -- 0 0 0 1 0 Differential 500