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NASCAR Grand National race number 18 of 54
Saturday, May 10, 1969 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
291 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (400.125 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:28
Average speed: 131.572 mph
Pole speed: 152.293 mph
Cautions: 4 for 24 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 34700
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 498   LeeRoy Yarbrough Jim Robbins Special   (Junior Johnson)'69 Mercury29114700running8
2 121   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury2908020running23
3 399   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge2885005running0
4 822   Bobby Allison Hutton Scott Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge2872650crash189
5 517   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co.   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford2852550running0
62018   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford2701650running0
71749   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'69 Plymouth2701400running0
82461   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'67 Mercury2681200running0
91330   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'69 Dodge2681125running0
102256   Gerald Chamberlain Lyle Stelter'67 Mercury2671050running0
11 243   Richard Petty Torino Talladega / East Tenn. Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford2631050driveshaft48
121525   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth258925running0
132508   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet2581050running0
14298   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford258955running0
153134   Wendell Scott Scott Racing   (Wendell Scott)'67 Ford253910running0
161664   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford248800running0
173345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford244815running0
183547   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford237750running0
19300   Earl Brooks Don Tarr'67 Chevrolet233770running0
201839   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet225700rear end0
212376   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford219650crash0
222782   Roy Mayne Mack Sellers'67 Chevrolet217725running0
231403   Richard Brickhouse Dub Clewis'67 Plymouth151600water pump0
242110   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford147590oil leak0
253270   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick147625clutch0
26 971   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge138635steering0
272638   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet123675clutch0
28124   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford108540transmission0
29113   Neil Castles Ray Fox'69 Dodge102560engine0
301932   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth99555engine0
31 66   Buddy Baker Addy Dodge   (Cotton Owens)'69 Dodge63525engine18
321048   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge52570crash0
332851   Dub Simpson Bill Strong'69 Chevrolet52605wheel bearing0
34 727   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford19510engine5
35369   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac5505engine0
363444   Bob Ashbrook Giachetti Brothers   (Richard Giachetti)'67 Chevrolet2535engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Earl Brooks26Earl BrooksFord
Frank Warren96Frank WarrenFord
WDHenley Gray19Harry MeltonFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty122
  Cale Yarborough31311
  Donnie Allison14185
  Cale Yarborough193012
  Buddy Baker314818
  Bobby Allison49579
  Richard Petty5810346
  Bobby Allison104279176
  LeeRoy Yarbrough2802834
  Bobby Allison2842874
  LeeRoy Yarbrough2882914