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1969 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 1, 1969 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
230 L, 314.18 M, 505.54 KM - Shortened by Rain

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson '69 Ford 230 82 running
2 5 17 David Pearson Holman-Moody '69 Ford 230 38 running
3 2 6 Buddy Baker Cotton Owens '69 Dodge 230 12 running
4 3 27 Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews '69 Ford 227 1 running
5 9 22 Bobby Allison Mario Rossi '69 Dodge 225 4 running
6 7 88 Charlie Glotzbach Nichels Engineering '69 Dodge 224 0 running
7 11 32 Dick Brooks '69 Plymouth 223 0 running
8 14 31 Buddy Young Fred Bear '67 Chevrolet 222 0 running
9 6 43 Richard Petty East Tenn. Motors '69 Ford 220 0 running
10 8 14 Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis '69 Dodge 220 0 running
11 18 49 G.C. Spencer '68 Plymouth 219 0 running
12 15 61 Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co. '69 Ford 218 0 running
13 32 06 Neil Castles '69 Dodge 215 0 running
14 35 46 Roy Mayne Tom Hunter '69 Chevrolet 211 0 running
15 22 96 Frank Warren '68 Ford 210 0 running
16 31 25 Jabe Thomas Don Robertson '68 Plymouth 209 0 running
17 30 34 Wendell Scott '67 Ford 209 0 running
18 24 47 Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert '68 Ford 208 0 running
19 25 15 Ed Hessert '69 Plymouth 208 0 running
20 23 76 Ben Arnold Don Culpepper '68 Ford 207 0 running
21 10 4 John Sears L.G. DeWitt '69 Ford 204 0 engine
22 38 0 J.C. Spradley E.C. Reid '67 Chevrolet 203 0 running
23 33 51 Dub Simpson Bill Strong '69 Chevrolet 202 0 running
24 28 10 Bill Champion '68 Ford 194 0 running
25 34 70 J.D. McDuffie '67 Buick 193 0 running
26 16 64 Elmo Langley '68 Ford 190 0 crash
27 40 33 Earl Brooks Wayne Smith (NC) '69 Chevrolet 183 0 crash
28 12 48 James Hylton Hylton Engineering '69 Dodge 165 2 engine
29 1 21 Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners '69 Mercury 143 81 crash
30 29 36 H.B. Bailey '69 Pontiac 130 0 engine
31 27 07 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley '69 Chevrolet 78 0 engine
32 39 04 Ken Meisenhelder '67 Oldsmobile 47 0 flagged
33 17 30 Dave Marcis Milt Lunda '69 Dodge 43 10 steering
34 13 7 Bobby Johns Shorty Johns '67 Chevrolet 28 0 crash
35 26 8 Ed Negre G.C. Spencer '67 Plymouth 26 0 crash
36 21 08 E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid '69 Chevrolet 26 0 crash
37 20 9 Roy Tyner '69 Pontiac 26 0 water pump
38 19 45 Bill Seifert '68 Ford 8 0 engine
39 36 19 Henley Gray Harry Melton '68 Ford 1 0 engine
40 37 57 Bobby Mausgrover Ervin Pruitt '67 Dodge 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Earl Brooks, Wayne Smith
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
Heat Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{HeatWinners}}}|{{{HeatWinners}}}]]
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