1968 Motor Trend 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpgNASCAR Pacific Coast Late Model Series.jpg
Held on January 27, 1968 at Riverside International Raceway in Riverside, CA
186 L, 465 M, 748.278 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: Drivers who competed in this race received points for both series.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 121 Dan Gurney Ron's Ford 68' Ford 186 124 running
2 2 17 David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co. 68' Ford 186 10 running
3 3 115 Parnelli Jones 68' Ford 186 49 running
4 12 29 Bobby Allison 68' Ford 185 0 running
5 7 21 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners 68' Ford 184 0 running
6 14 3 Al Unser 67' Dodge 182 0 running
7 10 37 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance 67' Dodge 182 0 running
8 16 06 Dave James Len Heating 67' Plymouth 171 0 running
9 17 45 Scotty Cain 66' Ford 167 0 running
10 4 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Dealers 67' Plymouth 163 0 engine
11 20 61 Jim Cook 67' Olds 162 0 running
12 35 19 Henley Gray 66' Ford 150 0 running
13 30 20 Clyde Lynn 66' Ford 148 0 running
14 31 88 Clyde Prickett 67' Chevy 140 0 running
15 24 7 Jack McCoy 67' Dodge 118 0 engine
16 36 92 Guy Jones 66' Ford 109 0 engine
17 37 143 Frank Burnett 65' Plymouth 92 0 gas-tank
18 40 08 Sam Rose 67' Mercury 92 0 lug-bolt
19 22 1 Don White Nichels Engineering 68' Dodge 90 0 brakes
20 21 41 Norm Nelson Friedkin Enterprises 68' Plymouth 87 0 engine
21 38 111 Ed Brown 67' Ford 73 0 fuel-pump
22 11 14 Jerry Grant Friedkin Enterprises 67' Plymouth 71 0 crash
23 9 22 Darel Dieringer 68' Plymouth 69 0 engine
24 25 18 Harold Hardesty 66' Ford 67 0 crash
25 15 6 Buddy Baker 67' Dodge 59 0 clutch
26 27 00 Frank James 65' Chevy 55 0 differential
27 8 11 Mario Andretti Don Wagner Ford 68' Ford 41 3 engine
28 39 8 Jerry Oliver 66' Chevy 39 0 differential
29 29 25 Vallie Engelauf 66' Chevy 38 0 transmission
30 19 96 Ray Elder 65' Dodge 37 0 fuel-pump
31 42 2 Johnny Steele 67' Ford 33 0 crash
32 32 38 Don Noel 67' Ford 31 0 engine
33 33 15 Paul Dorrity 67' Chevy 28 0 differential
34 13 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering 67' Dodge 21 0 engine
35 34 9 Roy Tyner 66' Chevy 19 0 clutch
36 26 5 Bill Small 65' Chevy 16 0 transmission
37 5 26 LeeRoy Yarbrough 68' Ford 14 0 oil-pan
38 28 98 Bob Link 67' Ford 14 0 sway-bar
39 23 95 Jerry Titus 66' Ford 5 0 head-gasket
40 44 80 Bo Reeder 67' Ford 4 0 differential
41 41 09 Carl Joiner 67' Pontiac 3 0 overheating
42 18 4 John Sears 66' Ford 2 0 engine
43 6 27 A.J. Foyt 68' Ford 0 0 engine
44 43 46 Joe Clark 65' Plymouth 0 0 head-gasket
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Neil Castles, Wendell Scott, George Wiltshire, Hank Dekker, Bobby Wawak, Bobby Mausgrover
Time of Race: 4h:57:55
Fast Qualifier: Dan Gurney
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 100.598 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: 16 among 4 drivers - Parnelli Jones 1-24, Dan Gurney 25-26, Mario Andretti 27-29, David Pearson 30-32, Parnelli Jones 33-44, David Pearson 45, Dan Gurney 46-47, Parnelli Jones 48, Dan Gurney 49-79, David Pearson 80-85, Parnelli Jones 86-88, Dan Gurney 89-145, Parnelli Jones 146-153, Dan Gurney 154-158, Parnelli Jones 159, Dan Gurney 160-186