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1969 Dixie 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 36 of 54
Sunday, August 10, 1969 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:45:35
Average Speed: 133.001 mph
Pole Speed: 155.413 mph
Cautions: 3 for 31 laps
Margin of Victory: 5.5 sec
Attendance: 14,300
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 298   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Special   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford33418,620running142
2 717   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford3349,750running57
3 343   Richard Petty East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford3346,100running25
4 613   Charlie Glotzbach Smokey Yunick'69 Ford3333,585running5
5 527   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford3332,775running0
6 922   Bobby Allison Mario Rossi'69 Dodge3322,200running1
7 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury3312,560running97
8 46   Buddy Baker Jack Spillers Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge3311,555running6
91748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge3271,550running0
101532   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth3131,475running0
111415   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth3111,450running0
122306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3101,475running0
132007   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet3071,400running0
143829   John Kennedy John Kennedy'67 Chevrolet3021,425running0
152625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth3011,375running0
162247   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford3001,325running0
173633   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet2981,350running0
183908   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet2971,250running0
193534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford2961,300running0
202710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford2951,200running0
214004   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'67 Oldsmobile2881,250running0
223457   Bobby Mausgrover Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge2791,225running0
233170   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick2641,240engine0
242831   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet2641,025water pump0
253076   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford2471,075running0
263719   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford2441,125driveshaft0
272996   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford2071,175engine0
281264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford1921,050overheating0
292409   Wayne Gillette E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet187975sway bar0
301099   Paul Goldsmith Lenox Dodge / Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge1471,000filler cap1
311130   Dave Marcis Lunda Construction   (Milt Lunda)'69 Dodge133950engine0
322561   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford107925crash0
33 871   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge93900engine0
341849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth83900engine0
35320   Earl Brooks Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet82925engine0
363351   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet78875engine0
37218   Ed Negre G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth62800engine0
381345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford46775engine0
391937   Don Tarr Ray Fox'67 Dodge28750clutch0
401639   John Sears Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet3725engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
John Sears4L.G. DeWittFord
Ron Grana05C.J. GranaFord
Roy Tyner9Roy TynerPontiac
Earl Brooks26Earl BrooksFord
Kenneth Cline69Kenneth ClinePlymouth

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
688013   #8 spun turn 2 
9310210   #71 oil on track 
1211288   #61 accident turn 3 
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.3%             Average green flag run: 75.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cale Yarborough14949
  Buddy Baker50523
  Richard Petty53542
  Bobby Allison55551
  Paul Goldsmith56561
  Cale Yarborough576913
  Charlie Glotzbach70723
  Cale Yarborough739321
  Buddy Baker94963
  Cale Yarborough9711014
  David Pearson11112212
  Charlie Glotzbach1231242
  David Pearson12516743
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1681703
  Richard Petty17118111
  LeeRoy Yarbrough18223958
  Richard Petty2402412
  LeeRoy Yarbrough24229049
  David Pearson2912922
  Richard Petty29330210
  LeeRoy Yarbrough30333432