Langley scores second and final win

Thursday, July 7, 1966 – Elmo Langley returned to the winner’s circle for the second time in approximately one month when he captured the Old Dominion 150 at Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, Va. Langley, a native of Landover, Md., was seven laps ahead of runner-up John Sears in his No. 64 Ford. James Hylton finished third in the NASCAR premier series event.

Langley had scored his first victory in June at Spartanburg, S.C.

Only 11 of the 24 starters were running at the finish of the 400-lap race.

Bobby Allison won the pole, his first in NASCAR’s top series. He led 49 laps before being sidelined due to transmission issues.

Tiny Lund led 120 laps but was felled by a blown engine.

Langley went on to work as crew chief for team owner/driver Cale Yarborough, then became an official with NASCAR, driving the pace car in each premier series event.

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