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1969 Old Dominion 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 46 of 54
Sunday, September 28, 1969 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .526 mile paved track (263.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:57:37
Average Speed: 63.127 mph
Pole Speed: 83.197 mph
Cautions: 11 for 61 laps
Margin of Victory: 6 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
213308   E.J. Trivette Central Chevrolet   (E.C. Reid)'69 Chevrolet320565axle0
242876   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford222535brakes0
323726   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford59465brakes0
273215   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth136505crash0
282361   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford120505crash0
371649   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth16440crash0
40 914   Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis'69 Dodge2425crash0
17 221   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury400800engine125
193634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford387585engine0
20 598   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford348620engine22
222681   Dave Alonzo Dave Alonzo'67 Ford312555engine0
232006   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge240545engine0
261754   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet153515engine0
291939   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet115485engine0
31 827   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford66470engine0
36250   J.D. McDuffie Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet25445engine0
38349   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac11435engine0
352132   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth31425hub0
333046   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet49460oil leak0
303919   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford112475oil pressure0
39158   Ed Negre G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth4430oil pressure0
1 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'69 Ford50010,085running36
2 117   David Pearson Holman-Moody'69 Ford5005,190running36
3 76   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge4962,675running243
41148   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge4962,525running0
51867   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge4891,075running0
6 471   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge4861,040running38
73820   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'67 Ford478875running0
81425   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth477775running0
91364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford476725running0
102213   Jim Vandiver Jim Lineberger'67 Chevrolet474700running0
113510   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford466665running0
122745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford459655running0
132947   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford450645running0
144057   Johnny Halford Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge449635running0
151231   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet446625running0
16244   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford444615running0
183151   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet392595running0
341030   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'69 Dodge34435spring0
25 322   Bobby Allison Mario Rossi'69 Dodge173575wheel0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ray Hendrick02
Ken Meisenhelder04Ken MeisenhelderOldsmobile
Wayne Gillette09
Paul Dean Holt16
Bobby Parker28Ford
J.D. McDuffie70J.D. McDuffieBuick
Danny Turner80

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
364   #14,71 accident turn 2 
793  
10123   #9 blew engine 
13153  
16194   #43 spun backstretch 
20256  
26294   #0 blew engine 
3012192  
1221265   #61 debris 
12713610  
1371437   #15 accident turn 1 
144246103  
2472537   #06 oil on track 
25431764  
3183214   #81 stalled on track 
32239170  
3923976   #34 blew engine 
3984003  
40141111   #21 accident turn 2 
4124198  
4204256   debris 
42650075  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 36.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cale Yarborough1125125
  David Pearson1261294
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1301301
  David Pearson13115121
  Buddy Baker15225099
  LeeRoy Yarbrough25126616
  Bobby Isaac26730438
  LeeRoy Yarbrough3053095
  Buddy Baker310453144
  David Pearson45446411
  Richard Petty46550036