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1968 Capital City 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 41 of 49
Sunday, September 8, 1968 at Virginia State Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
300 laps on a .625 mile paved track (187.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:11:20
Average Speed: 85.659 mph
Pole Speed: 103.178 mph
Cautions: 10 for 52 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 13,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
262506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth61150water pump0
221110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'67 Ford129150crash0
7 815   Ray Hendrick Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'68 Plymouth295400running7
2 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody'68 Ford3001,490running64
172119   Cecil Gordon Henley Gray'67 Ford257200running0
4 62   Bobby Allison J.D. Bracken'66 Chevrolet299875running0
101020   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford284250running0
3 421   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'68 Mercury2991,210running7
162825   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford260200running0
5 33   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'68 Dodge298710running7
132034   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford271225running0
121838   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet273225running0
11124   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford279225running0
1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth3002,400running215
271745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford53150crash0
8 748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'68 Dodge293300running0
25155   Earl Brooks Don Robertson'67 Ford86150overheating0
141657   Ervin Pruitt Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge265225running0
9 964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford293250running0
242466   Larry Manning John Glazebrook'67 Chevrolet100150crash0
281370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick12 oil pressure0
6 571   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'68 Dodge297525running0
152476   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'67 Ford262200running0
21148   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford157175engine0
182783   Worth McMillion Allen McMillion'67 Pontiac236175running0
23269   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'67 Pontiac128150crash0
192393   Walson Gardner Walson Gardner'67 Ford232175running0
202295   Paul Dean Holt Henley Gray'66 Ford195175quit0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty15858
  David Pearson598022
  Richard Petty8110525
  David Pearson10611611
  Richard Petty11714024
  Ray Hendrick1411477
  David Pearson1481547
  Richard Petty15517824
  David Pearson17918911
  Buddy Baker1901967
  David Pearson1972059
  Cale Yarborough2062127
  David Pearson2132164
  Richard Petty21730084