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1968 Nashville 400


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NASCAR Grand National race number 32 of 49
Saturday, July 27, 1968 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
400 laps* on a 0.500 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:03:44
Average speed: 72.98 mph
Pole speed: 85.066 mph
Cautions: 6 for 42 laps
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 15221
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1968 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1968 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 317   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'68 Ford3012950running70
2 143   Richard Petty Clift / Plymouth   (Petty Enterprises)'68 Plymouth2981700running231
3 22   Bobby Allison Bracken & Bracken Inc.   (Donald Brackins)'66 Chevrolet295900running0
4 471   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'67 Dodge294500running0
52157   Charlie Glotzbach Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge293475running0
6 564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield'66 Ford285450running0
71520   Clyde Lynn Clyde Lynn'66 Ford276425running0
81676   Roy Tyner Don Culpepper'66 Ford266375running0
91245   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford247325running0
101404   Jack Marlin Beason & Beard / Pure Oil   (Jack Marlin)'66 Chevrolet237300running0
111070   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick226270engine0
12 648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge124240crash0
13 806   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth123220engine0
142051   Stan Meserve Margo Hamm'67 Dodge113200engine0
152201   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford89170rear end0
16 94   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford37150ball joint0
17 749   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth27130engine0
181725   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford23120steering0
191328   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'66 Ford19100quit0
201838   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet12100crash0
21199   Bill Vanderhoff Roy Tyner'67 Pontiac9100rear end0
221134   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford9100engine0
* Race shortened to 301 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard Petty1131131
  David Pearson1321332
  Richard Petty134233100
  David Pearson23430168