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1969 Daytona 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 54
Sunday, February 23, 1969 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:09:56
Average speed: 157.95 mph
Pole speed: 188.901 mph
Cautions: 5 for 35 laps
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 101800
Lead changes: 17

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

11998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Special / Torino Cobra   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford20038950running18
2 46   Charlie Glotzbach Southside Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge20018425running51
3 727   Donnie Allison East Point Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford19913275running87
4 911   A.J. Foyt Don Wagner Ford   (Jack Bowsher)'69 Ford1995800running1
5 13   Buddy Baker Royal Dodge   (Ray Fox)'69 Dodge19810050running23
6 317   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford1985600running0
71188   Benny Parsons Russ Dawson'69 Ford1972450running0
81243   Richard Petty East Tennessee Ford   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford1963150running0
95158   Andy Hampton H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge1912500running0
101696   Ray Elder Fred Elder'69 Dodge1902935running0
11238   Vic Elford H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge1882650running0
122103   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth1883560running0
133139   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet1873460running0
141425   Jabe Thomas Star City Body Shop   (Don Robertson)'68 Plymouth1872495running0
151548   James Hylton Eberhart-Nunn   (James Hylton)'68 Dodge1852445running2
162006   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'69 Plymouth1852385running0
174530   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'67 Chevrolet1812260running0
182245   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford1792335running0
195080   Frank Warren The Peddler Steakhouse   (E.C. Reid)'67 Chevrolet1782245running0
202964   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford & Mercury / Beltsville   (Elmo Langley)'68 Ford1782285running0
214475   George Bauer Dodge   (Robert Schultz)'67 Dodge1762205running0
222644   Dub Simpson Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'67 Chevrolet1761420running0
233010   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford1761395running0
243919   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford1731355running0
25480   Don Tarr Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet1721345running0
263808   E.J. Trivette Central Chevrolet   (E.C. Reid)'69 Chevrolet1711345running0
273447   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford1711360running0
281367   Buddy Arrington Auto Sales & Body Co.   (Buddy Arrington)'69 Dodge1701610engine0
294934   Wendell Scott Scott Racing   (Wendell Scott)'68 Ford1681105running0
30 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge1503400crash0
313233   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'69 Chevrolet1481350running0
323332   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth1401345engine0
331829   Ramo Stott Lanigan & Sons Auto Sales   (Ramo Stott)'67 Plymouth1391410engine0
342476   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford1331370engine0
354026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford1301275overheating0
361041   Swede Savage Mercury Cyclone / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'68 Mercury1232520crash0
372718   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford1041345oil leak0
38 521   Cale Yarborough Torino Cobra / 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Ford1032560crash17
393670   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick872290engine0
40437   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet671205overheating0
41 699   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge621600crash0
42 813   Bobby Unser Torino Cobra   (Smokey Yunick)'69 Ford561400crash1
434122   Bobby Allison Brooks-Massey Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge451160engine0
44171   Pete Hamilton King Enterprises   (A.J. King)'69 Dodge441885crash0
45424   John Sears Montgomery Motors   (L.G. DeWitt)'67 Ford41965overheating0
464669   Bill Kimmel, Sr. Carl Manis'69 Chevrolet30900engine0
472536   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac241940engine0
482853   Billy Taylor Carl Miller'67 Plymouth20870engine0
494782   Dick Poling Mack Sellars Racing Equipment   (Mack Sellers)'67 Chevrolet19760engine0
503757   Roy Mayne Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge9725engine0
513523   Don Biederman Dennis Holt'67 Ford0 did not start0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
WDJacky Ickx97Winebarger Motor Co.Junior JohnsonMercury

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
25317   #53 engine 
465510   #1 spun turn 4 
58625   #13 accident turn 2 
1051128   #21 accident turn 4 
1531575   #76 debris 
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.5%             Average green flag run: 27.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buddy Baker133
  Cale Yarborough42017
  Buddy Baker21255
  James Hylton26272
  Buddy Baker28336
  Donnie Allison344512
  Buddy Baker46461
  Bobby Unser47471
  Buddy Baker48558
  A.J. Foyt56561
  Donnie Allison5711862
  Charlie Glotzbach11913820
  Donnie Allison1391457
  Charlie Glotzbach1461549
  Donnie Allison1551606
  LeeRoy Yarbrough16117717
  Charlie Glotzbach17819922
  LeeRoy Yarbrough2002001