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1969 Medal of Honor Firecracker 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 54
Friday, July 4, 1969 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:29:11
Average Speed: 160.875 mph
Pole Speed: 190.706 mph
Cautions: 2 for 27 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.9 sec
Attendance: 53,800
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
19360   Dick Poling Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet134775running0
72303   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth1511,325running0
252206   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge114750engine0
123208   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet142950running0
403409   J.D. McDuffie E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet6600oil leak0
202810   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford134750running0
311213   Joe Leonard Smokey Yunick'69 Ford47720crash0
262415   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth111715crash0
4 317   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody)'69 Ford1564,050running4
273519   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford105680crash0
37 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury221,265engine20
22 822   Bobby Allison Stan Dobbs Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge127730crash0
393023   Wendell Scott Don Robertson'67 Ford10605rear end0
161925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth139850overheating0
354026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford30625engine0
3 227   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford1596,905running4
32 53   Charlie Glotzbach Ray Fox'69 Dodge46740engine4
61030   Dave Marcis Lunda Construction   (Milt Lunda)'69 Dodge1531,500running0
281632   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth100695running0
113333   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet143975running0
102936   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac1441,000rear end0
81337   Don Tarr Biscayne Dodge / Sheraton   (Ray Fox)'67 Dodge1501,250running0
17154   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford139850running0
5 443   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'69 Ford1561,950running4
361745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford24620quit0
153846   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet141875running0
383147   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford21610quit0
91448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge1461,125running0
333953   Paul Connors Carl Miller'67 Dodge31635engine0
2116   Buddy Baker Poole-Gable Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge16011,195running28
242161   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'67 Mercury118810crash0
142064   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'68 Ford141900running0
231867   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge118720crash0
30257   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet54675engine0
29 671   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge63685engine0
212676   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford130765running0
18379   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac137800running0
132796   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford141905running0
1 998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Torino Talladega   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford16022,175running96
34 799   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge30630crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson111
  Cale Yarborough22120
  LeeRoy Yarbrough223110
  Charlie Glotzbach32321
  LeeRoy Yarbrough33408
  Buddy Baker41422
  Charlie Glotzbach43453
  David Pearson46483
  LeeRoy Yarbrough497628
  Richard Petty77804
  LeeRoy Yarbrough8111232
  Donnie Allison1131164
  Buddy Baker11713014
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1311311
  Buddy Baker13214312
  LeeRoy Yarbrough14416017