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1969 American 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on October 26, 1969 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Torino Talladega, Jim Robbins Special '69 Ford 492 213 running
2 4 17 David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co. '69 Ford 491 64 running
3 6 6 Buddy Baker ADDY Dodge '69 Dodge 485 31 running
4 10 30 Dave Marcis Milt Lunda '69 Dodge 472 0 running
5 14 4 John Sears L.G. DeWitt '69 Ford 465 0 running
6 13 32 Dick Brooks '69 Plymouth 457 0 running
7 23 61 Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co. '69 Ford 454 0 running
8 24 8 Ed Negre G.C. Spencer '67 Plymouth 445 0 running
9 33 34 Wendell Scott '67 Ford 433 0 running
10 31 06 Neil Castles Howard Ford '69 Dodge 431 0 running
11 28 46 Roy Mayne Tom Hunter '69 Chevrolet 430 0 running
12 30 45 Bill Seifert '69 Ford 429 0 running
13 37 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '68 Plymouth 425 0 running
14 35 47 Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert '68 Ford 419 0 running
15 21 10 Bill Champion '68 Ford 416 0 running
16 8 71 Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance '69 Dodge 391 43 timing chain
17 25 08 E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid '69 Chevrolet 388 0 suspension
18 32 57 Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt '67 Dodge 369 0 running
19 39 69 Larry Baumel Auto Lad '69 Ford 366 0 engine
20 27 0 J.D. McDuffie Don Tarr '67 Chevrolet 329 0 running
21 36 9 Earl Brooks Roy Tyner '69 Pontiac 313 0 water pump
22 22 41 Elmo Langley Bill Champion '67 Ford 304 0 brakes
23 1 99 Charlie Glotzbach Nichels Engineering, J&J Dodge '69 Dodge 281 80 engine
24 17 49 G.C. Spencer '67 Plymouth 240 0 engine
25 40 51 Dub Simpson Bill Strong '69 Chevrolet 239 0 wheel bearing
26 18 31 Buddy Young Fred Bear '67 Chevrolet 186 0 crash
27 29 7 Bobby Johns Shorty Johns '67 Chevrolet 183 0 engine
28 15 48 James Hylton '69 Dodge 174 0 engine
29 3 21 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners '69 Mercury 168 55 crash
30 5 27 Donnie Allison Torino Talladega '69 Ford 143 0 crash
31 11 88 Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis '69 Dodge 124 0 suspension
32 7 43 Richard Petty Torino Talladega, 7-Up '69 Ford 113 6 crash
33 26 54 Ben Arnold Bill Dennis '69 Chevrolet 105 0 engine
34 38 44 Lennie Pond Giachetti Brothers '67 Chevrolet 73 0 engine
35 12 67 Buddy Arrington '69 Dodge 72 0 rear end
36 19 64 Clyde Lynn Elmo Langley '68 Ford 40 0 overheating
37 16 39 Friday Hassler '67 Chevrolet 37 0 engine
38 34 19 Henley Gray Harry Melton '68 Ford 29 0 driveshaft
39 2 22 Bobby Allison Coca-Cola, Dodge '69 Dodge 20 0 crash
40 20 29 John Kennedy '67 Chevrolet 17 0 crash
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Ed Hessert
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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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