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1969 Dixie 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 36 of 54
Sunday, August 10, 1969 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:45:35
Average speed: 133.001 mph
Pole speed: 155.413 mph
Cautions: 3 for 31 laps
Margin of victory: 5.5 sec
Attendance: 14300
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 298   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Special   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford33418620running142
2 717   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford3349750running57
3 343   Richard Petty East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford3346100running25
4 613   Charlie Glotzbach Smokey Yunick'69 Ford3333585running5
5 527   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford3332775running0
6 922   Bobby Allison Mario Rossi'69 Dodge3322200running1
7 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury3312560running97
8 46   Buddy Baker Jack Spillers Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge3311555running6
91748   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge3271550running0
101532   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth3131475running0
111415   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth3111450running0
122306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3101475running0
132007   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet3071400running0
143829   John Kennedy John Kennedy'67 Chevrolet3021425running0
152625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth3011375running0
162247   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford3001325running0
173633   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet2981350running0
183908   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet2971250running0
193534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford2961300running0
202710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford2951200running0
214004   Ken Meisenhelder Ken Meisenhelder'67 Oldsmobile2881250running0
223457   Bobby Mausgrover Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge2791225running0
233170   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick2641240engine0
242831   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet2641025water pump0
253076   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford2471075running0
263719   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford2441125driveshaft0
272996   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford2071175engine0
281264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford1921050overheating0
292409   Wayne Gillette E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet187975sway bar0
301099   Paul Goldsmith Lenox Dodge / Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge1471000filler cap1
311130   Dave Marcis Lunda Construction   (Milt Lunda)'69 Dodge133950engine0
322561   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford107925crash0
33 871   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge93900engine0
341849   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth83900engine0
35320   Earl Brooks Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet82925engine0
363351   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet78875engine0
37218   Ed Negre G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth62800engine0
381345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford46775engine0
391937   Don Tarr Ray Fox'67 Dodge28750clutch0
401639   John Sears Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet3725engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
John Sears4L.G. DeWittFord
Ron Grana05C.J. GranaFord
Roy Tyner9Roy TynerPontiac
Earl Brooks26Earl BrooksFord
Kenneth Cline69Kenneth ClinePlymouth

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
688013   #8 spun turn 2 
9310210   #71 oil on track 
1211288   #61 accident turn 3 
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.3%             Average green flag run: 75.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cale Yarborough14949
  Buddy Baker50523
  Richard Petty53542
  Bobby Allison55551
  Paul Goldsmith56561
  Cale Yarborough576913
  Charlie Glotzbach70723
  Cale Yarborough739321
  Buddy Baker94963
  Cale Yarborough9711014
  David Pearson11112212
  Charlie Glotzbach1231242
  David Pearson12516743
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1681703
  Richard Petty17118111
  LeeRoy Yarbrough18223958
  Richard Petty2402412
  LeeRoy Yarbrough24229049
  David Pearson2912922
  Richard Petty29330210
  LeeRoy Yarbrough30333432