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On this Date 1965 - HOF Ned Jarrett Wins at Darlington

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 09/06/17, 6:30AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Catawba County native Ned Jarrett won the prestigious Southern 500 stock car race in Darlington....

September 6, 1965 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, Catawba County native Ned Jarrett won the prestigious Southern 500 stock car race in Darlington by an incredible 14 laps.  Junior Johnson, also a member of the NCSHOF, had been on the pole. Jarrett, who went on to a great radio and TV career covering NASCAR,  joined the NCSHOF in 1990.

Ned Jarrett - NCSHOF