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1968 Buddy Shuman 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 49
Friday, September 6, 1968 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps on a 0.400 mile paved track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:14:40
Average speed: 80.357 mph
Pole speed: 85.868 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 6500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

1 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'68 Ford2501000running78
2 371   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge250600running159
3 53   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'68 Dodge249400running0
4 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth244500running13
5 864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford244275running0
6 74   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'66 Ford243240running0
72338   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet239200running0
81648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'68 Dodge238175running0
91320   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford235150running0
10129   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'67 Pontiac234140running0
111906   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth226130running0
122225   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford220120running0
131776   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'66 Ford219110running0
14215   Earl Brooks Don Robertson'67 Ford216100running0
151434   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford203100running0
16 421   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'68 Ford168600crash0
17 62   Bobby Allison Donald Brackins'66 Chevrolet130100sway bar0
181070   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick121100rear end0
192019   Cecil Gordon Henley Gray'66 Ford113100battery0
20118   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford99100oil leak0
21 984   Roy Trantham Rocky Hinton'68 Ford70100engine0
221595   Paul Dean Holt Henley Gray'66 Ford47100flagged0
231845   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford20100oil line0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty11313
  Bobby Isaac14172159
  David Pearson17325078