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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 54
Saturday, February 1, 1969 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
186 laps on a 2.700 mile road course (502.200 miles)

Time of race: 4:45:37
Average speed: 105.498 mph
Pole speed: 110.323 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 25 sec
Attendance: 46300
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 443   Richard Petty East Tenn. Torino Cobra   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford18619650running103
2 11   A.J. Foyt Don Wagner Ford   (Jack Bowsher)'69 Ford18610200running62
3 517   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford1846775running0
4 641   Al Unser Robbins Electric   (Rudy Hoerr)'69 Dodge1833825running0
51448   James Hylton Dodge   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge1772450running0
6 298   LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Cyclone   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury1772050engine14
71696   Ray Elder Fred Elder'67 Dodge1721400running0
81545   Scotty Cain Hanford Speedway   (Bill Clinton)'69 Ford1701450running0
9214   John Sears Carolina 500   (L.G. DeWitt)'67 Ford1691350running0
102918   Harold Hardesty Bob Bristol'66 Ford1631250running0
11286   Ray Johnstone Concord Olds   (Cos Cancilla)'67 Oldsmobile1631225running0
122361   Dick Bown Ober Logging   (Mike Ober)'69 Chevrolet1601230running0
131906   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'67 Plymouth1571125running0
143319   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford1521000running0
151222   Bobby Allison So. Cal Plymouth Dealers   (Mario Rossi)'69 Plymouth1511100rear end0
163479   Ranny Dodd Randy Dodd'67 Chevrolet143950rear end0
17429   Marvin Sjolin Wes Brier'67 Mercury132925running0
18 797   Mario Andretti Winebarger Motor Co. / Torino Cobra   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford132925engine7
192464   Elmo Langley Woodfield Ford & Mercury   (Elmo Langley)'66 Ford131785engine0
202015   Paul Dorrity Glen Dorrity'67 Chevrolet129850engine0
21300   Don Tarr Auto-Man   (Don Tarr)'67 Chevrolet110825transmission0
22 912   Roger McCluskey So. Cal Plymouth Dealers   (Norm Nelson)'69 Plymouth100825overheating0
233225   Wendell Parnell Michael's Markets / Salt Lake Transfer   (Jim Mayeda)'66 Chevrolet87795engine0
241121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury81940engine0
2531143   Frank Burnett Plymouth / Crown Motors Modesto   (Paul Jenkins)'67 Plymouth80785transmission0
26 3121   Dan Gurney Mercury Cyclone   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury66980engine0
274309   Sam Rose Orange Show Speedway   (Sam Rose)'67 Ford65775rear end0
2837198   Robert Link Robert Link'67 Ford62775engine0
293570   J.D. McDuffie Keith Motors   (J.D. McDuffie)'67 Buick50775engine0
301704   Cliff Garner Len Heating Co.   (Len Heating)'67 Plymouth48775engine0
312616   Jerry Oliver Concord Olds   (Cos Cancilla)'67 Oldsmobile48770transmission0
324029   Ralph Arnold '66 Ford43765engine0
331331   Don White Dodge   (Ray Nichels)'68 Dodge41835engine0
341890   Marty Kinerk Dana   (Frank Townsend)'67 Chevrolet40755transmission0
35447   Jack McCoy Ernie Conn'69 Dodge27750transmission0
363874   Robert Hale Frigiking Special / California Refrigeration   (Robert S. Hale)'66 Pontiac24750engine0
371011   Parnelli Jones Torino Cobra   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford22770engine0
38 871   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge22775transmission0
392792   Guy Jones '66 Ford8800engine0
4022106   Dave James Jim Whitehead'67 Plymouth5850rear end0
412532   Joe Frasson Mario Frasson Cement   (Gary Sigman)'69 Plymouth3825ignition0
423988   Jim Cook Dan Dostinich'67 Chevrolet3750ignition0
43412   Johnny Steele Johnny Steele'69 Ford3750oil leak0
44368   Bob England Bob England'69 Chevrolet1750engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  A.J. Foyt12727
  LeeRoy Yarbrough28281
  Mario Andretti29313
  A.J. Foyt325019
  LeeRoy Yarbrough51577
  Mario Andretti58614
  A.J. Foyt627716
  Richard Petty78825
  LeeRoy Yarbrough83886
  Richard Petty8918698