Skip to content
Links for this race (some data may be unavailable):

Race Results

Qualifying Results

Loop Data Stats

Pit Stops

Video Links (0)

Crew Chiefs

1969 Daytona 500 Qualifier #1

Previous race results / Next race results                     Previous at this track / Next at this track


NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 54
Thursday, February 20, 1969 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 0:49:16
Average speed: 152.181 mph
Pole speed: 188.901 mph
Cautions: 2 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: 12 cl
Attendance: 25000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

11517   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford501200running14
2 921   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Ford50800running19
3 627   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford50550running0
41611   A.J. Foyt Jack Bowsher'69 Ford49500running0
51188   Benny Parsons Russ Dawson'69 Ford49450running0
6 567   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge49400running0
7 348   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge48345running2
8 21   Pete Hamilton A.J. King'69 Dodge48325running14
91098   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford48325running0
101703   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth48310running0
11268   Vic Elford H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge48300running0
12 836   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac48290running0
131818   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford47280running0
141364   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford & Mercury   (Elmo Langley)'68 Ford47270running0
15 739   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet46260running0
161232   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth46255running0
171923   Don Biederman Dennis Holt'67 Ford45245running0
182519   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford44235running0
192357   Ervin Pruitt Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge44225running0
20220   Don Tarr Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet44220running0
211430   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'67 Chevrolet43215engine0
222182   Dick Poling Mack Sellers'67 Chevrolet42210running0
23 47   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet32205running0
242069   Bill Kimmel, Sr. Carl Manis'69 Chevrolet9200axle0
252758   Andy Hampton H.B. Ranier'69 Dodge6 crash0
262434   Wendell Scott Scott Racing   (Wendell Scott)'68 Ford4 engine0
27 13   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'69 Dodge2 quit1

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Buddy Baker111
  Pete Hamilton21514
  James Hylton16172
  David Pearson18236
  Cale Yarborough244219
  David Pearson43508