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1968 Islip 300

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NASCAR Grand National race number 26 of 49
Sunday, July 7, 1968 at Islip Speedway, Islip, NY
300 laps on a 0.200 mile paved track (60.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:14:08
Average speed: 48.561 mph
Pole speed: 51.873 mph
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps
Margin of victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 4600
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

1 52   Bobby Allison Donald Brackins'66 Chevrolet3001000running28
2 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'68 Ford300600running80
3 13   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'68 Dodge299400running95
4 343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth298500running97
5 448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge294275running0
61171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge293240running0
7 864   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'67 Ford291200running0
81220   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford287175running0
9104   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'66 Ford287155running0
101306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth283145running0
111734   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford277135running0
12 644   John Winger Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'67 Ford275120running0
13 925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford271110running0
142187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'68 Chevrolet258100running0
15158   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford231100rear end0
162209   Bill Vanderhoff Roy Tyner'66 Chevrolet230100brakes0
171428   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'66 Ford191100quit0
18160   Frank Warren Don Tarr'66 Chevrolet160100fuel pump0
191870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick127100brakes0
20 749   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth110100rear end0
212045   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford109100quit0
221976   Roy Tyner Don Culpepper'66 Ford74100oil pressure0
232301   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford62100quit0
242569   David Mote Ken Cline'66 Chevrolet29100shocks0
252475   Gene Black Gene Black'66 Ford17100transmission0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Bob Cooper02Bob CooperChevrolet
Dick Johnson18Dick JohnsonFord
Henley Gray19Henley GrayFord
Stan Meserve51Margo HammDodge
Bobby Mausgrover88Buck BakerOldsmobile

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buddy Baker19595
  Richard Petty9619297
  David Pearson19327280
  Bobby Allison27330028