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1969 National 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 48 of 54
Sunday, October 12, 1969 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:48:32
Average speed: 131.271 mph
Pole speed: 162.162 mph
Cautions: 9 for 50 laps
Margin of victory: 16 sec
Attendance: 57000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 327   Donnie Allison Torino Talladega / East Point Ford   (Banjo Matthews)'69 Ford33420280running161
2 622   Bobby Allison Burnside Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge33410465running63
3 56   Buddy Baker Addy Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge3346550running80
4 799   Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Country   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge3344025running0
5 817   David Pearson East Tennessee Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford3323800running0
61332   Dick Brooks Best Line Products   (Dick Brooks)'69 Plymouth3212650running0
72106   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge3202125running0
82939   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'69 Chevrolet3181900running0
92237   Don Tarr Sheraton   (Ray Fox)'67 Dodge3181760running0
10154   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford3151685engine0
114448   James Hylton Welch Dodge   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge3141675running0
122833   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'69 Chevrolet3121580running0
131764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford3071535running0
142361   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford3061480running0
153429   John Kennedy John Kennedy'67 Chevrolet3011425running0
162445   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'69 Ford2981380running0
17278   Wendell Scott G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth2971355running0
183676   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford2921325running0
193847   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford2911300running0
203551   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet2911275running0
213919   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford2901250running0
221610   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford2881235running0
234209   Wayne Gillette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet2811200running0
243284   J.D. McDuffie Elmo Langley'68 Ford2771175clutch0
25 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury2601510engine17
263125   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth2401150running0
27 243   Richard Petty East Tennessee Motor Co. / 7-Up   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford2391260engine7
281030   Dave Marcis Dodge   (Milt Lunda)'69 Dodge2171130engine6
294326   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford2011025engine0
302049   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth1911100engine0
31199   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac1841010engine0
322590   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'67 Ford175980engine0
333308   E.J. Trivette Central Chevrolet   (E.C. Reid)'67 Chevrolet170950engine0
343713   Jim Lineberger Jim Lineberger'67 Chevrolet131925crash0
352631   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet109905rear end0
361467   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge103885engine0
374588   Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis'69 Dodge95900engine0
38 498   LeeRoy Yarbrough Torino Talladega / Jim Robbins   (Junior Johnson)'69 Ford94875engine0
393007   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)'69 Chevrolet90850engine0
40121   A.J. Foyt Don Wagner Ford   (Jack Bowsher)'69 Ford88875wheel bearing0
41 971   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge81775engine0
424154   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet69725engine0
43113   Jim Vandiver Ray Fox'69 Dodge64825steering0
444082   Bob Cooper Bob Cooper'68 Chevrolet55675rear end0
451896   Frank Warren Clint Brannen Ford   (Frank Warren)'68 Ford21680engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
J.C. Spradley0E.C. ReidChevelle

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
188  
9135   #31 accident turn 2 
142411  
25317   #96 engine 
3210372  
1041063   #67 engine 
1071137  
1141185   debris 
1191257  
1261316   #13 accident turn 2 
13219463  
1951995   #08 engine frontstretch 
2002045  
2052117   #9 oil turn 1 
21223928  
2402434   #43 engine 
24425916  
2602678   #21 engine 
26833467  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.0%             Average green flag run: 28.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Donnie Allison12525
  Dave Marcis26316
  Buddy Baker329766
  Bobby Allison9811417
  Donnie Allison1151151
  Bobby Allison1161172
  Richard Petty1181236
  Donnie Allison12414825
  Bobby Allison14915911
  Donnie Allison16019536
  Richard Petty1961961
  Donnie Allison19720610
  Bobby Allison20722519
  Donnie Allison22624015
  Buddy Baker2412411
  Cale Yarborough2422454
  Donnie Allison2462461
  Cale Yarborough24725913
  Donnie Allison2602601
  Buddy Baker2612633
  Bobby Allison2642685
  Buddy Baker2692713
  Bobby Allison2722798
  Donnie Allison2802834
  Bobby Allison2842841
  Donnie Allison28532238
  Buddy Baker3233297
  Donnie Allison3303345