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1968 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 2, 1968 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
364 L, 497.224 M, 800.072 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 21 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners '68 Mercury 364 169 running
2 16 17 David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co. '68 Ford 364 26 running
3 7 3 Buddy Baker Ray Fox '68 Dodge 362 0 running
4 1 6 Charlie Glotzbach Cotton Owens '68 Dodge 360 0 running
5 8 99 Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering '68 Dodge 357 21 running
6 13 14 Curtis Turner Friedkin Enterprises '68 Plymouth 354 0 running
7 18 2 Bobby Allison J.D. Bracken '66 Chevrolet 352 0 running
8 11 29 Bud Moore Long-Lewis '68 Ford 350 0 running
9 23 39 Friday Hassler Red Sharp '66 Chevrolet 343 0 running
10 5 27 Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews '68 Ford 342 42 running
11 40 03 Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis '67 Plymouth 335 0 running
12 15 64 Elmo Langley Elmo Langley, Henry Woodfield '66 Ford 334 0 running
13 26 46 Larry Manning Tom Hunter '66 Chevrolet 331 0 running
14 36 19 Bill Seifert '66 Ford 320 0 running
15 37 34 Wendell Scott '67 Ford 316 0 running
16 27 0 Don Tarr '66 Chevrolet 308 0 running
17 25 61 Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co. '67 Mercury 304 0 running
18 28 18 Dick Johnson '67 Ford 287 0 running
19 43 9 Ben Arnold Roy Tyner '67 Pontiac 284 0 running
20 6 43 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises '68 Plymouth 273 7 engine
21 39 93 Paul Dean Holt Hurst '67 Ford 263 0 running
22 24 80 E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid '66 Chevrolet 205 0 engine
23 14 36 H.B. Bailey '67 Pontiac 181 0 crash
24 34 20 Clyde Lynn '68 Ford 156 0 engine
25 35 57 Frank Warren Ervin Pruitt '67 Dodge 144 0 oil pressure
26 12 15 James Hylton Friedkin Enterprises '68 Plymouth 134 0 overheating
27 4 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson '68 Ford 127 99 engine
28 3 22 Darel Dieringer Mario Rossi '68 Plymouth 127 0 crash
29 9 16 Tiny Lund Bud Moore '68 Mercury 126 0 crash
30 31 59 Jim Hurtubise Tom Pistone '68 Mercury 121 0 crash
31 41 5 Earl Brooks Don Robertson '67 Ford 86 0 transmission
32 17 1 Pete Hamilton King Enterprises '68 Dodge 56 0 crash
33 10 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '68 Dodge 55 0 crash
34 19 84 Roy Trantham Rocky Hinton '68 Ford 55 0 crash
35 42 52 Bobby Mausgrover Elmer Buxton '67 Ford 51 0 crash
36 32 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '67 Ford 51 0 crash
37 20 4 John Sears L.G. DeWitt '67 Ford 48 0 crash
38 21 49 G.C. Spencer '67 Plymouth 33 0 oil pressure
39 33 76 Roy Tyner Don Culpepper '66 Ford 30 0 engine
40 29 07 George Davis '67 Chevrolet 27 0 battery
41 38 56 Serge Adams Lyle Stelter '66 Ford 24 0 sway bar
42 44 70 J.D. McDuffie '67 Buick 22 0 oil pressure
43 30 10 Bill Champion '67 Ford 17 0 engine
44 22 7 Bobby Johns Shorty Johns '67 Chevrolet 1 0 clutch
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Paul Dean Holt
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners:
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available