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1968 Beltsville 300

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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 49
Friday, May 17, 1968 at Beltsville Speedway, Beltsville, MD
300 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:15
Average speed: 74.844 mph
Pole speed: 83.604 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lp 5 sec
Attendance: 8700
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

1 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'68 Ford3001400running130
2 771   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge2991000running12
3 83   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'67 Dodge297700running0
4 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge297575running0
5 64   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford285425running0
61025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford282325engine0
72306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth282275running0
81909   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'66 Chevrolet273225running0
9 410   Bill Champion Bill Champion'66 Ford269200running0
102119   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford267175running0
111528   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'66 Ford262100running0
121701   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford246100running0
131364   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford171100engine0
14 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth158300engine158
151470   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick122100oil leak0
16 955   Tom Pistone Lyle Stelter'66 Ford115100quit0
171107   George Davis George Davis'67 Chevrolet112100rear end0
18168   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford101100clutch0
19 35   Pete Hamilton Rocky Hinton'68 Ford85100crash0
202288   Buck Baker Buck Baker'67 Oldsmobile82100steering0
211220   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'67 Mercury14100crash0
222095   Frog Fagan Henley Gray'66 Ford10100head gasket0
231834   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford3100oil pressure0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty1158158
  David Pearson15923072
  Bobby Isaac23124212
  David Pearson24330058