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1968 Asheville 300

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NASCAR Grand National race number 19 of 49
Friday, May 31, 1968 at New Asheville Speedway, Asheville, NC
300 laps on a 0.333 mile paved track (99.900 miles)

Time of race: 1:31:16
Average speed: 65.741 mph
Pole speed: 74.349 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 3500
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'68 Plymouth3001200running300
2 43   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'67 Dodge299600running0
3 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge296400running0
4 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge292300running0
5 864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford288275running0
61228   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'66 Ford286240running0
7 64   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford284200running0
8 770   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick281175running0
9 925   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'67 Ford267160running0
102119   Henley Gray Henley Gray'67 Ford261145running0
11158   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford259130running0
121109   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'66 Chevrolet256120running0
131875   Gene Black Gene Black'67 Ford248110running0
142001   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford234100running0
151345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'67 Ford139100steering0
161420   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford111100differential0
171734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford105100rear end0
181969   David Mote Ken Cline'66 Chevrolet81100oil pressure0
192306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth74100overheating0
201602   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'66 Chevrolet39100oil pressure0
21 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'68 Ford38100crash0
221051   Stan Meserve Margo Hamm'67 Dodge35100crash0
232231   Leonard Brock Newman Long'66 Ford1 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty1300300