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1966 Daytona 500

1966 Daytona 500 is 8th Daytona 500 race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Richard Petty won the pole position and this race. Cale Yarborough and David Pearson also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 198 laps (797 km).

Previous race: 1965 Daytona 500
Next race: 1967 Daytona 500
Race Start: 27th February 1966

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1966 Daytona 500

3rd victory for the Petty Enterprises team
2nd victory for the Richard Petty
4th podium for the Richard Petty
1st podium for the Cale Yarborough
1st podium for the David Pearson

1966 Daytona 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Richard Petty Plymouth ? 1966, #43 0 3h 4m 54s 0 Petty Enterprises
2 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1966, #27 0 Banjo Matthews
3 David Pearson Dodge ?? 1966, #6 0 Cotton Owens
4 Fred Lorenzen Ford ?? 1966, #28 0 Holman-Moody Racing
5 Sam McQuagg Dodge ?? 1966, #98 0 Ray Nichels
6 Jim Hurtubise Plymouth ?? 1966, #56 0 Norm Nelson
7 Ned Jarrett Ford ?? 1966, #11 0 Bondy Long
8 LeeRoy Yarbrough Dodge ?? 1966, #12 0 Jon Thorne
9 James Hylton Dodge ?? 1965, #48 0 Bud Hartje
10 Larry Frank Plymouth ?? 1966, #9 0 Ray Nichels
11 Jim Paschal Plymouth ?? 1966, #14 0 Tom Friedkin
12 Darel Dieringer Mercury ?? 1966, #16 0 Bud Moore
13 Wendell Scott Ford Galaxie (Third generation), #34 0 Wendell Scott
14 J.T. Putney Chevrolet ?? 1965, #19 0 J.T. Putney
15 Jabe Thomas Ford ?? 1964, #25 0 Jeff Handy
16 Frank Warren Chevrolet ?? 1964, #79 0 Harold Rhodes
17 Henley Gray Ford ?? 1966, #97 0 Henley Gray
18 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth ?? 1966, #99 0 Ray Nichels
19 Wayne Smith Chevrolet ?? 1966, #38 0 Archie Smith
20 Bobby Allison Ford Galaxie (Third generation), #24 0 Betty Lilly
21 Bobby Isaac Ford ?? 1966, #26 0 Junior Johnson
22 Buck Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1966, #87 0 Buck Baker
23 Johnny Allen Ford ?? 1964, #0 0 Reid Shaw
24 G.C. Spencer Plymouth ?? 1965, #49 0 G.C. Spencer
25 Curtis Turner Ford ?? 1966, #41 0 Wood Brothers
26 Marvin Panch Ford ?? 1966, #21 0 Wood Brothers
27 Don White Dodge ?? 1965, #7 0 Ray Nichels
28 Johnny Rutherford Chevrolet ?? 1966, #33 0 Curtis Satterfield
29 Gordon Johncock Dodge ?? 1965, #71 0 Nord Krauskopf
30 Ned Setzer Chevrolet ?? 1966, #61 0 Toy Bolton
31 Blackie Watt Ford ?? 1964, #93 0 Harry Neal
32 Buddy Baker Chevrolet ?? 1965, #88 0 Buck Baker
33 A.J. Foyt Ford ?? 1966, #47 0 Junior Johnson
34 John Sears Ford ?? 1964, #4 0 L.G. DeWitt
35 Dick Hutcherson Ford ?? 1966, #29 0 Holman-Moody Racing
36 Bunkie Blackburn Chevrolet ?? 1965, #22 0 Bob Rosenthal
37 Mario Andretti Chevrolet ?? 1966, #13 0 Smokey Yunick
38 Bill Champion Ford ?? 1964, #72 0 Bill Champion
39 Lionel Johnson Ford ?? 1964, #57 0 Clay Eastridge
40 Stick Elliott Chevrolet ?? 1966, #18 0 Toy Bolton
41 Earl Balmer Dodge ?? 1965, #3 0 Ray Fox
42 Larry Hess Ford ?? 1964, #44 0 Larry Hess
43 Roy Mayne Chevrolet ?? 1966, #46 0 Tom Hunter
44 Ronnie Chumley Pontiac ?? 1964, #76 0 H.B. Bailey
45 Elmo Langley Chevrolet ?? 1965, #64 0 Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield
46 Calvin Kelly Ford ?? 1964, #23 0 Hubert Howard
47 Sonny Hutchins Ford ?? 1964, #90 0 Junie Donlavey
48 Bob Derrington Ford ?? 1964, #8 0 Bub Strickler
49 H.B. Bailey, Rene Charland Pontiac ?? 1966, #36 0 H.B. Bailey

Qualifying Results for the 1966 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Richard Petty Plymouth ? 1966, #43 Petty Enterprises
2 Dick Hutcherson Ford ?? 1966, #29 Holman-Moody Racing
3 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth ?? 1966, #99 Ray Nichels
4 Earl Balmer Dodge ?? 1965, #3 Ray Fox
5 Don White Dodge ?? 1965, #7 Ray Nichels
6 Jim Hurtubise Plymouth ?? 1966, #56 Norm Nelson
7 Marvin Panch Ford ?? 1966, #21 Wood Brothers
8 LeeRoy Yarbrough Dodge ?? 1966, #12 Jon Thorne
9 Fred Lorenzen Ford ?? 1966, #28 Holman-Moody Racing
10 Ned Jarrett Ford ?? 1966, #11 Bondy Long
11 Sam McQuagg Dodge ?? 1966, #98 Ray Nichels
12 David Pearson Dodge ?? 1966, #6 Cotton Owens
13 Gordon Johncock Dodge ?? 1965, #71 Nord Krauskopf
14 Bobby Isaac Ford ?? 1966, #26 Junior Johnson
15 Darel Dieringer Mercury ?? 1966, #16 Bud Moore
16 Jim Paschal Plymouth ?? 1966, #14 Tom Friedkin
17 Larry Frank Plymouth ?? 1966, #9 Ray Nichels
18 G.C. Spencer Plymouth ?? 1965, #49 G.C. Spencer
19 Cale Yarborough Ford ?? 1966, #27 Banjo Matthews
20 Frank Warren Chevrolet ?? 1964, #79 Harold Rhodes
21 Curtis Turner Ford ?? 1966, #41 Wood Brothers
22 A.J. Foyt Ford ?? 1966, #47 Junior Johnson
23 James Hylton Dodge ?? 1965, #48 Bud Hartje
24 H.B. Bailey Pontiac ?? 1966, #36 H.B. Bailey
25 Roy Mayne Chevrolet ?? 1966, #46 Tom Hunter
26 Elmo Langley Chevrolet ?? 1965, #64 Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield
27 Calvin Kelly Ford ?? 1964, #23 Hubert Howard
28 Wendell Scott Ford Galaxie (Third generation), #34 Wendell Scott
29 Ned Setzer Chevrolet ?? 1966, #61 Toy Bolton
30 Bill Champion Ford ?? 1964, #72 Bill Champion
31 Henley Gray Ford ?? 1966, #97 Henley Gray
32 Buck Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1966, #87 Buck Baker
33 Wayne Smith Chevrolet ?? 1966, #38 Archie Smith
34 Bob Derrington Ford ?? 1964, #8 Bub Strickler
35 John Sears Ford ?? 1964, #4 L.G. DeWitt
36 Buddy Baker Chevrolet ?? 1965, #88 Buck Baker
37 J.T. Putney Chevrolet ?? 1965, #19 J.T. Putney
38 Larry Hess Ford ?? 1964, #44 Larry Hess
39 Mario Andretti Chevrolet ?? 1966, #13 Smokey Yunick
40 Bunkie Blackburn Chevrolet ?? 1965, #22 Bob Rosenthal
41 Rene Charland Ford ?? 1964, #3 Ed Ackerman
42 Johnny Rutherford Chevrolet ?? 1966, #33 Curtis Satterfield
43 Jabe Thomas Ford ?? 1964, #25 Jeff Handy
44 Bobby Allison Ford Galaxie (Third generation), #24 Betty Lilly
45 Johnny Allen Ford ?? 1964, #0 Reid Shaw
46 Lionel Johnson Ford ?? 1964, #57 Clay Eastridge
47 Stick Elliott Chevrolet ?? 1966, #18 Toy Bolton
48 Blackie Watt Ford ?? 1964, #93 Harry Neal
49 Ronnie Chumley, Sonny Hutchins Pontiac ?? 1964, #76 H.B. Bailey

List of all cars for the 1966 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit