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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 54
Friday, July 4, 1969 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
160 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:29:11
Average speed: 160.875 mph
Pole speed: 190.706 mph
Cautions: 2 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: .9 sec
Attendance: 53800
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 998   LeeRoy Yarbrough Torino Talladega   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford16022175running96
2116   Buddy Baker Poole-Gable Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge16011195running28
3 227   Donnie Allison Torino Talladega   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford1596905running4
4 317   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford1564050running4
5 443   Richard Petty Torino Talladega / East Tenn. Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford1561950running4
61030   Dave Marcis Lunda Construction   (Milt Lunda)'69 Dodge1531500running0
72303   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth1511325running0
81337   Don Tarr Biscayne Dodge / Sheraton   (Ray Fox)'67 Dodge1501250running0
91448   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge1461125running0
102936   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac1441000rear end0
113333   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet143975running0
123208   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet142950running0
132796   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford141905running0
142064   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford   (Elmo Langley)'68 Ford141900running0
153846   Roy Mayne Tom Hunter'69 Chevrolet141875running0
161925   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth139850overheating0
17154   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford139850running0
18379   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac137800running0
19360   Dick Poling Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet134775running0
202810   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford134750running0
212676   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford130765running0
22 822   Bobby Allison Stan Dobbs Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge127730crash0
231867   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge118720crash0
242161   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'67 Mercury118810crash0
252206   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge114750engine0
262415   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth111715crash0
273519   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford105680crash0
281632   Dick Brooks Plymouth   (Dick Brooks)'69 Plymouth100695running0
29 671   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge63685engine0
30257   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet54675engine0
311213   Joe Leonard Smokey Yunick'69 Ford47720crash0
32 53   Charlie Glotzbach Ray Fox'69 Dodge46740engine4
333953   Paul Connors Carl Miller'67 Dodge31635engine0
34 799   Paul Goldsmith Karp Dodge   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge30630crash0
354026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford30625engine0
361745   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford24620quit0
37 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury221265engine20
383147   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford21610quit0
393023   Wendell Scott Don Robertson'67 Ford10605rear end0
403409   J.D. McDuffie E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet6600oil leak0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson111
  Cale Yarborough22120
  LeeRoy Yarbrough223110
  Charlie Glotzbach32321
  LeeRoy Yarbrough33408
  Buddy Baker41422
  Charlie Glotzbach43453
  David Pearson46483
  LeeRoy Yarbrough497628
  Richard Petty77804
  LeeRoy Yarbrough8111232
  Donnie Allison1131164
  Buddy Baker11713014
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1311311
  Buddy Baker13214312
  LeeRoy Yarbrough14416017