Long-time Late Model Sportsman (later named the Busch Series) driver, Jack Ingram, made an infrequent Grand National start. He qualified second and stayed in the top 5 for much of the race. He faded near the end, however, and end up seventh.
NASCAR Hall of Famer and two-time Grand National champion, Ned Jarrett, was Hickory's promoter. He went to work for the track in 1967 - a year after retiring from driving in 1966.
|Article and photo courtesy of Jerry Bushmire|