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1969 Georgia 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 54
Sunday, November 17, 1968 at Middle Georgia Raceway, Macon, GA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:08:06
Average speed: 85.121 mph
Pole speed: 95.472 mph
Cautions: 2 for 16 laps
Margin of victory: 5 sec
Attendance: 6000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'68 Plymouth5003500running362
2 117   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'68 Ford5002345running8
3 648   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'68 Dodge4901375running0
4 864   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford & Mercury   (Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield)'66 Ford476925running0
5124   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'66 Ford466825running0
6 739   Friday Hassler Red Sharp'66 Chevrolet462725engine0
72106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'67 Plymouth459750running0
81747   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford454625running0
92519   Henley Gray Henley Gray'68 Ford447525running0
102076   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'66 Ford442425running0
112945   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford439380running0
121946   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'66 Chevrolet423400running0
131534   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'66 Ford416350running0
142793   Walson Gardner Walson Gardner'67 Ford408300running0
15309   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'67 Pontiac392200running0
161056   LeeRoy Yarbrough Lyle Stelter'67 Mercury316225crash0
17 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'68 Dodge315300engine61
18138   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford294225running0
19 314   Bobby Allison Friedkin Enterprises   (Tom Friedkin)'68 Plymouth252275rear end69
202638   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet222225engine0
21 949   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth210225rear end0
22225   Earl Brooks Don Robertson'67 Ford189250crash0
232357   Ervin Pruitt Ervin Pruitt'67 Dodge162235rear end0
241880   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'66 Chevrolet140225overheating0
25 422   Darel Dieringer Mario Rossi'68 Plymouth119250driveshaft0
26240   Don Tarr Don Tarr'66 Chevrolet94175rear end0
271496   Don Tomberlin Roy Buckner'66 Ford90175engine0
281110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'66 Ford81175oil leak0
291625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'67 Ford26175engine0
302870   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick20150engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson122
  Bobby Isaac32826
  David Pearson29313
  Bobby Allison325726
  Bobby Isaac589235
  Bobby Allison9313240
  Richard Petty13321987
  Bobby Allison2202223
  Richard Petty223360138
  David Pearson3613611
  Richard Petty362477116
  David Pearson4784792
  Richard Petty48050021