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1969 Southeastern 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 54
Sunday, March 23, 1969 at Bristol International Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:04:09
Average speed: 81.455 mph
Pole speed: 88.669 mph
Cautions: 4 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 28000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

1 422   Bobby Allison Teddor Dodge   (Mario Rossi)'69 Dodge5005025running14
2 898   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford4963000running0
3 217   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford4952400engine237
4 321   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Ford4941275running0
51027   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford491800running0
6 630   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'69 Dodge489600running0
7 943   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'69 Ford484575running0
81564   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford476575running0
91739   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet468530running0
102106   Neil Castles Howard Furniture   (Neil Castles)'68 Plymouth465620running0
11147   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'67 Chevrolet459535running0
121625   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth457500running0
131248   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'67 Dodge454530running0
14 171   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge4481180radiator249
152208   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet445520running0
162419   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford439485running0
172934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford436475running0
182018   Dick Johnson Dick Johnson'68 Ford433440running0
19 76   Charlie Glotzbach Cotton Owens'69 Dodge429430engine0
201810   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford428420running0
213026   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford419435running0
222645   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford330425engine0
23114   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'67 Ford279450engine0
242580   Frank Warren E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet256405overheating0
252800   Cecil Gordon Larry Wehrs'67 Chevrolet237395torsion br0
261967   Buddy Arrington Buddy Arrington'68 Dodge125365rear end0
272733   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet65380overheating0
281349   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth63370steering0
29 53   Buddy Baker Ray Fox'69 Dodge28360engine0
302370   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick27360engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Paul Dean Holt23Dennis HoltFord
Cecil Gordon47Bill SeifertFord
DCDon Biederman00Larry WehrsChevrolet
DCPaul Lewis19Harry MeltonFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Isaac1142142
  Bobby Allison1431486
  David Pearson14917325
  Bobby Isaac174273100
  David Pearson2742741
  Bobby Isaac2752751
  David Pearson276421146
  Bobby Isaac4224276
  David Pearson42849265
  Bobby Allison4935008