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1968 Middle Georgia 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 49
Sunday, November 12, 1967 at Middle Georgia Raceway, Macon, GA
500 laps on a 0.534 mile paved track (267.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:17:40
Average speed: 81.001 mph
Pole speed: 94.323 mph
Cautions: 6
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 6800
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

1 211   Bobby Allison Holman-Moody Racing'67 Ford5003300running271
2 643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'67 Plymouth4992040running0
31255   Tiny Lund Lyle Stelter'66 Ford4911275running0
41997   Red Farmer Red Farmer'67 Ford476900running0
52788   Dub Simpson Buck Baker'67 Oldsmobile470800running0
61764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford468725running0
71139   Friday Hassler Red Sharp'66 Chevrolet462675running0
82220   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford459600running0
92102   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'66 Chevrolet457500running0
102821   Bill Seifert Clyde Lynn'65 Ford456400running0
11 317   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'67 Ford451500engine108
123095   E.J. Trivette Henley Gray'66 Ford447375running0
13164   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'66 Ford436350running0
142025   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford374275running0
152993   Walson Gardner Walson Gardner'67 Ford362200differential0
16 837   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge320230engine0
17 126   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'67 Ford252400engine86
181406   Neil Castles Neil Castles'65 Dodge250225engine0
19 927   Bosco Lowe Banjo Matthews'67 Ford220225differential0
20 414   Jim Paschal Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'67 Plymouth171275engine0
21 516   Cale Yarborough Bud Moore'67 Mercury164250head gasket0
221074   Tom Pistone Turkey Minton'67 Chevrolet154225oil pan35
23 740   Charlie Glotzbach Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'67 Plymouth151235differential0
241549   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth143225differential0
25132   Paul Lewis Donald Brackins'65 Chevrolet128225valve0
262519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'66 Ford102150overheating0
272634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford73150oil pressure0
281887   Buck Baker Buck Baker'66 Ford60150oil pressure0
292407   George Davis George Davis'66 Chevrolet56150timing chain0
302373   Rod Eulenfeld Julian Kline'66 Chevrolet55150engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  LeeRoy Yarbrough16262
  Tom Pistone639735
  LeeRoy Yarbrough9812124
  Bobby Allison12219675
  David Pearson19722630
  Bobby Allison227373147
  David Pearson37445178
  Bobby Allison45250049