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1968 Tidewater 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 49
Saturday, May 18, 1968 at Langley Speedway, Hampton, VA
250 laps on a .400 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:25:58
Average Speed: 71.457 mph
Pole Speed: 80.801 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 10,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
6 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth242440engine106
16 64   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford112100engine0
201319   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford1100engine0
121834   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford229120flat tire0
151909   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'66 Chevrolet128100fuel line0
17118   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford76100quit0
181201   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford73100quit0
1 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody'68 Ford2501,000running125
2 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge250600running0
3 43   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'67 Dodge249400running19
4 848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge246300running0
5 75   Pete Hamilton Rocky Hinton'68 Ford243275running0
7 555   Tom Pistone Lyle Stelter'66 Ford239200running0
81010   Elmo Langley Bill Champion'66 Ford239175running0
9 920   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'67 Mercury238150running0
101506   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth238140running0
111788   Bobby Mausgrover Buck Baker'67 Oldsmobile230130running0
131495   Frog Fagan Henley Gray'66 Ford212110running0
142025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford175100running0
191628   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'66 Ford4100steering0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson15555
  Richard Petty56605
  David Pearson61677
  Richard Petty6813770
  Buddy Baker13815619
  Richard Petty15718731
  David Pearson18825063