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1967 American 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 48 of 49
Sunday, October 29, 1967 at North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, NC
500 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 5:04:49
Average speed: 98.42 mph
Pole speed: 117.12 mph
Cautions: 9 for 81 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 53378
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1967 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1967 standings

1 311   Bobby Allison Ford   (Holman-Moody Racing)'67 Ford50016300running164
2 117   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'67 Ford49910150running36
3 999   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'67 Plymouth4995250running0
41027   A.J. Foyt Banjo Matthews'67 Ford4982800running25
5 716   Gordon Johncock Mercury Cyclone   (Bud Moore)'67 Mercury4971875running1
61853   Bud Moore Activated Angels   (A.J. King)'67 Dodge4881350running0
7214   John Sears Associated Builders   (L.G. DeWitt)'66 Ford4811200running0
83755   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'66 Ford4721200running0
92864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford4621100running0
103645   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'65 Ford4571110running0
112297   Red Farmer Henley Gray'66 Ford4481025running7
122749   Ed Negre G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth4461000running0
13 629   Dick Hutcherson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Bondy Long)'67 Ford441885engine69
14 826   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'67 Ford405755spring3
151754   Whitey Gerken Whitey Gerkin'67 Ford405785crash2
16 421   Cale Yarborough Ron's Ford   (Wood Brothers)'67 Ford388700engine109
173507   George Davis George Davis'67 Chevrolet382760running0
183934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford377710engine0
19113   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'67 Dodge324700engine0
203887   J.T. Putney Buck Baker'66 Ford307710engine0
213106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'65 Dodge286790spun0
22146   Darel Dieringer Cotton Owens'67 Dodge267760engine0
234220   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford252650engine0
242639   Friday Hassler Red Sharp'66 Chevrolet249670engine0
251312   Donnie Allison Jon Thorne'67 Ford245640engine0
263310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'66 Ford236720engine0
27232   Don White Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'67 Dodge214605engine0
28 543   Richard Petty Terry's Chrysler / Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'67 Plymouth191600crash73
293279   Frank Warren Harold Rhodes'66 Chevrolet147695engine0
302466   Jimmy Clark Competition Proven CP   (Holman-Moody Racing)'67 Ford144665engine0
31257   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'66 Chevrolet126635clutch0
321972   Charlie Glotzbach K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'65 Dodge80605timing chain0
332944   James Sears L.G. DeWitt'66 Ford72505ball joint0
343488   Doug Cooper Buck Baker'67 Oldsmobile59650engine0
351214   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'67 Plymouth56535crash0
361671   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge56560timing chain0
371542   G.C. Spencer Plymouth by Petty   (Petty Enterprises)'67 Plymouth56555crash0
382048   James Hylton Econo Wash   (Bud Hartje)'65 Dodge55550crash0
394338   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'66 Chevrolet52545crash0
40409   Roy Tyner Truett Rodgers'66 Chevrolet33540oil pressure0
414425   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford21535steering0
42 21   Jack Bowsher Jack Bowsher'67 Ford17605crash11
433092   Bobby Wawak Bobby Wawak'65 Plymouth16675crash0
444176   Earl Brooks Don Culpepper'66 Ford15500crash0

To the back:
J.T. Putney87driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
45Ludovico Scarfiotti40Tom FriedkinPlymouth
46Bobby Mausgrover24Betty LillyFord
47Don Biederman94Don BiedermanChevelle
48J.T. Putney22Joyce PutneyChevelle
49Stick Elliott47Toy BoltonChevrolet
50Tom Pistone74Turkey MintonChevelle
51Bob Cooper02Bob CooperChevelle
52Frog Fagan75Bob GilreathFord
DCBuddy Arrington87Buck BakerFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson111
  Jack Bowsher21211
  Bobby Allison13175
  Dick Hutcherson183114
  Bobby Allison32332
  A.J. Foyt345825
  Gordon Johncock59591
  Whitey Gerkin60612
  Red Farmer62687
  Richard Petty698315
  Cale Yarborough84852
  Richard Petty8614358
  Cale Yarborough1441496
  Bobby Allison1501512
  Dick Hutcherson1521543
  Cale Yarborough15519541
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1961983
  Cale Yarborough1992013
  David Pearson20223635
  Dick Hutcherson23728751
  Bobby Allison28832336
  Cale Yarborough3243318
  Bobby Allison3323387
  Cale Yarborough3393402
  Dick Hutcherson3413411
  Cale Yarborough34238847
  Bobby Allison389500112