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1969 Richmond 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 14 of 54
Sunday, April 13, 1969 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:23
Average speed: 73.752 mph
Pole speed: 82.538 mph
Cautions: 6 for 40 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 14600
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 117   David Pearson East Tenn. Motor Co. / Torino Cobra   (Holman-Moody Racing)'69 Ford5003650running416
2 343   Richard Petty East Tennessee Ford   (Petty Enterprises)'69 Ford4991800running21
31264   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford4831075running0
41406   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Plymouth475775running0
51345   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford465675running0
61970   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick464625running0
7 710   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford450600clutch0
81780   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet438575running0
92319   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford436530running0
102512   Pete Hazelwood Pete Hazelwood'68 Ford365520engine0
11 918   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford362535engine0
12 625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth361525running0
132620   Ray Hendrick '67 Chevrolet351490engine0
14279   Worth McMillion Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac328480rear end0
15 548   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge281495engine60
162423   Paul Dean Holt Dennis Holt'67 Ford235460oil leak0
171826   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford212475axle0
18 84   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford177465engine3
19218   Ed Negre Ed Negre'67 Ford167430overheating0
20 490   Sonny Hutchins Junie Donlavey'67 Ford55470rear end0
211547   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford45435crash0
222056   Ed Hessert Lyle Stelter'69 Mercury40425crash0
231067   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'69 Dodge35415engine0
241634   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford21405engine0
251176   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford13405engine0
262282   Dick Poling Mack Sellers'67 Chevrolet13365transmission0
27 271   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge7455engine0
28281   John Kenney Bill Champion'67 Ford1345flagged0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  David Pearson15555
  John Sears56583
  David Pearson597315
  James Hylton7413360
  David Pearson13418754
  Richard Petty18820821
  David Pearson209500292