June 3, 1965 - 100 Miles - Purse $4,140

Dick Hutcherson led all 200 laps of the race in his Holman - Moody Ford

Ned Jarrett drove the Ford of Jabe Thomas after his own Ford was destroyed in a wreck on Interstate 40

First night race at the Fairgrounds for the Grand National Series

Wendell Scott scored a Fairgrounds Speedway career best finish of fourth at the event.

Winner Dick Hutcherson

Average Speed:     71.386 mph Time of Race:          1:24:03 Margin:    One Lap
Pole Winner:           Tom Pistone  / 79.155 Attendance:             5,200 Cautions
Lap Leaders:          Hutcherson 1-200
 
Driver Fin Str Car Team  /  Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
Dick Hutcherson 1 2 29 Ford - Holman-Moody 65 Ford 200 1,000 running 200
  Ned Jarrett 2 4 25 Jabe Thomas 64 Ford 199 600 running 0
J.T. Putney 3 6 19 Herman Beam 65 Chevrolet 199 400 running 0
Wendell Scott 4 5 34 Wendell Scott 63 Ford 196 300 running 0
Henley Gray 5 11 97 Gene Cline 64 Ford 177 275 running 0
  Doug Cooper 6 9 60 Bob Cooper 64 Ford 176 240 running 0
  Raymond Carter 7 12 62 Buddy Arrington 64 Dodge 170 200 running 0
  G.C. Spencer 8 3 49 G.C. Spencer 64 Ford 128 275 no tires 0
  Cale Yarborough 9 7 31 Sam Fogle 63 Ford 78 150 drive shft 0
Junior Spencer 10 13 17 Jerry Mullins 64 Ford 46 140 clutch 0
  Bob Derrington 11 10 68 Bob Derrington 63 Ford 46 130 clutch 0
  Tom Pistone 12 1 0 Emory Gilliam 64 Ford 42 120 engine 0
Wayne Smith 13 15 38 Archie Smith 65 Chevrolet 12 110 fender 0
  Neil Castles 14 14 89 Buck Baker 65 Oldsmobile 5 100 oil press 0
Buddy Arrington 15 8 67 Buddy Arrington 64 Dodge 1 100 crash 0