1965 Motor Trend 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpgNASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series.jpg
Held on January 17, 1965 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
185 L, 462.5 M, 744.255 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1965 NASCAR Grand National drivers denoted in white rows, 1965 NASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 11 121 Dan Gurney Augusta Motor Sales 65' Ford 185 126 running
2 1 27 Junior Johnson Holly Farms Poultry 65' Ford 185 11 running
3 5 21 Marvin Panch Augusta Motor Sales 65' Ford 184 0 running
4 16 06 Darel Dieringer Vel's Ford 65' Ford 181 0 running
5 15 5 Gene Davis Jim Glage Inc. 64' Mercury 177 0 running
6 35 98 Eddie Gray Bob Estes Lincoln-Mercury 64' Mercury 176 0 running
7 8 45 Scotty Cain Big Ben Motors 64' Mercury 172 0 running
8 37 17 Sam Stanley Clymore Ford 64' Mercury 172 0 running
9 18 88 Buck Baker 64' Dodge 171 0 running
10 12 00 A.J. Foyt Vel's Ford 65' Ford 169 12 crash
11 17 12 Jerry Grant Friedkin Enterprises 63' Ford 167 0 running
12 22 4 Roy Tyner 64' Chevy 164 0 running
13 38 0 Nat Reeder 64' Chevy 160 0 fuel
14 23 6 Ed Brown Bob Harrell Oldsmobile 64' Olds 151 0 running
15 20 100 Dick Guldstrand DeAnya Chevrolet 63' Chevy 151 0 running
16 36 711 Bob Connor 63' Mercury 115 0 clutch
17 28 71 Sam McQuagg 63' Ford 97 0 differential
18 6 9 Bill Amick Dick Niles Racing Team 64' Mercury 95 0 engine
19 3 11 Ned Jarrett Richmond Ford Motor Co. 65' Ford 94 0 fire
20 13 1 Skip Hudson Big Ben Motors 64' Ford 90 0 engine
21 33 43 Fritz Wilson 64' Plymouth 84 0 engine
22 21 60 Doug Cooper Cort Cox Ford 64' Ford 80 0 overheating
23 14 76 Larry Frank John Foster Ford 64' Ford 65 0 running
24 4 28 Fred Lorenzen LaFayette 65' Ford 55 0 overheating
25 25 58 Doug Moore Friendly Chevrolet 64' Ford 51 0 transmission
26 30 84 Al Self John-Sons Automotive 64' Ford 49 0 engine
27 9 611 Dick Bown Rose Auto Wrecking 65' Plymouth 47 0 engine
28 10 33 Bob Bondurant 64' Ford 47 0 wheel-cylinder
29 41 2 Bobby Allison Southern Racing 64' Ford 41 0 overheating
30 32 14 Joe Clark 64' Mercury 41 0 driveshaft
31 7 29 Dick Hutcherson 65' Ford 40 0 overheating
32 2 15 Parnelli Jones Mercury, Sachs & Sons 64' Mercury 37 36 valves
33 19 67 Jim Cook 64' Mercury 36 0 engine
34 39 19 Bob Thompson Motor Supply & Machine Co. 64' Mercury 26 0 engine
35 40 18 Bill Boldt 63' Mercury 19 0 engine
36 31 20 Bill Meyer 63' Ford 19 0 engine
37 26 111 Johnny Steele 63' Ford 16 0 engine
38 34 10 Don Walker 63' Ford 14 0 transmission
39 24 53 Bill Cantrell 63' Chevy 2 0 overheating
40 42 38 Charles Powell 62' Pontiac 1 0 engine
41 29 48 Bruce Worrell 63' Chevy 1 0 transmission
42 27 61 Dana Hall 64' Pontiac 1 0 transmission
43 43 23 Bob Perry 63' Mercury 1 0 transmission
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 5h:41:42
Fast Qualifier: Junior Johnson
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Margin of Victory: 27 seconds
Average Speed: 87.708 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 7 among 4 drivers - Parnelli Jones 1-36, Junior Johnson 37-38, Dan Gurney 39-81, Junior Johnson 82-90, Dan Gurney 91-116, A.J. Foyt 117-128, Dan Gurney 129-185