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

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