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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 54
Sunday, August 17, 1969 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
300 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:51:25
Average speed: 115.508 mph
Pole speed: 161.714 mph
Cautions: 7 for 78 laps
Margin of victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 52237
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    1969 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1969 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 117   David Pearson Holman-Moody Racing'69 Ford16521950running79
2126   Buddy Baker Cotton Owens'69 Dodge16510880running4
3 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'69 Ford1657020running12
4 221   Cale Yarborough 60 Minute Cleaners   (Wood Brothers)'69 Mercury1653675running31
5 622   Bobby Allison Mario Rossi'69 Dodge1652775running7
6 471   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'69 Dodge1652050running15
71414   Richard Brickhouse Bill Ellis'69 Plymouth1651750running1
8 398   LeeRoy Yarbrough Junior Johnson'69 Ford1651575running2
9 948   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'69 Dodge1651475running0
102215   Ed Hessert Ed Hessert'69 Plymouth1641525running1
112439   Friday Hassler Friday Hassler'67 Chevrolet1641450running3
12134   John Sears L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford1631400running0
131764   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'68 Ford1631375running0
141088   Charlie Glotzbach Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge1621350running0
152061   Hoss Ellington Ellington Insulation Co.   (Hoss Ellington)'69 Ford1621325running0
162631   Buddy Young Fred Bear'67 Chevrolet1621325running0
17195   Ron Grana C.J. Grana'69 Ford1621275running0
181637   Don Tarr Ray Fox'67 Dodge1621250running0
192306   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge1611275running0
20 830   Dave Marcis Milt Lunda'69 Dodge1611225running0
214425   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'68 Plymouth1611175running0
221845   Bill Seifert Bill Seifert'68 Ford1601150running0
233133   Wayne Smith Archie Smith'68 Chevrolet1581125running0
242808   E.J. Trivette E.C. Reid'69 Chevrolet1571125running0
253801   Bill Massuch Otis Patton'68 Ford1571075running0
263247   Cecil Gordon Bill Seifert'68 Ford1571050running0
273934   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'67 Ford1561025running0
284070   J.D. McDuffie J.D. McDuffie'67 Buick1551000running0
292929   John Kennedy John Kennedy'67 Chevrolet1551000running0
303676   Ben Arnold Don Culpepper'68 Ford152950running0
311532   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth137925running0
32278   Ed Negre G.C. Spencer'67 Plymouth136925engine0
332127   Donnie Allison Banjo Matthews'69 Ford1331000engine5
343496   Frank Warren Frank Warren'68 Ford128850engine0
352510   Bill Champion Bill Champion'68 Ford128850engine0
364262   Homer Newland Kaye Engineering   (John Keselowski)'69 Dodge126800running0
373036   H.B. Bailey H.B. Bailey'69 Pontiac97775oil leak0
38 718   Benny Parsons Russ Dawson'69 Ford75750engine0
391199   Paul Goldsmith Nichels Engineering   (Ray Nichels)'69 Dodge60725engine5
404187   Mel Gillette '69 Oldsmobile50720engine0
413509   Wayne Gillette E.C. Reid'67 Chevrolet48715clutch0
423719   Henley Gray Harry Melton'68 Ford41710engine0
434326   Earl Brooks Earl Brooks'67 Ford35705crash0
44339   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'69 Pontiac5700engine0
* Race shortened to 165 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  David Pearson177
  Bobby Isaac81710
  David Pearson183619
  Richard Brickhouse37371
  Cale Yarborough38469
  David Pearson47471
  Buddy Baker48492
  Paul Goldsmith50512
  Buddy Baker52521
  Paul Goldsmith53553
  Buddy Baker56561
  Bobby Isaac57615
  Bobby Allison62632
  Ed Hessert64641
  Cale Yarborough65684
  Donnie Allison69691
  Cale Yarborough70756
  Donnie Allison76761
  Cale Yarborough778711
  Donnie Allison88903
  David Pearson9110919
  Richard Petty11012112
  Bobby Allison1221265
  Friday Hassler1271293
  LeeRoy Yarbrough1301312
  Cale Yarborough1321321
  David Pearson13316533