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1968 Southern 500


Race 39 of 49


Darlington
364 laps
Time of race: 3:58:05
Average speed of winner: 126.132 mph
Margin of victory: 4 car lengths
Lead changes: 13 among 7 leaders
Cautions: 7 for 65 laps
Lap leaders: Glotzbach pole, Yarborough 1-16, Petty 17-18, Yarborough 19-22, Petty 23-27, Yarbrough 28-126, D. Allison 127-130, Goldsmith 131-151, D. Allison 152-174, Yarborough 175-177, Pearson 178-203, Yarborough 204-259, D. Allison 260-274, Yarborough 275-364

Race notes: Debut for Roy Trantham. Finale for Serge Adams.

Video links: Highlights



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FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
12Cale Yarborough21'68 MercuryWood BrothersLeonard Wood3645169running254150
216David Pearson17'68 FordHolman-MoodyElder364126running108500
37Buddy Baker3'68 DodgeRay FoxRay Fox36200running62000
41Charlie Glotzbach6'68 DodgeOwensOwens144.83036000running38000
58Paul Goldsmith99'68 DodgeNichels357121running30750
613Curtis Turner14'68 PlymouthFriedkin35400running18000
718Bobby Allison2'66 ChevroletJ.D. Bracken35200running22000
811Bud Moore29'68 FordBondy Long35000running15000
923Friday Hassler39'66 ChevroletRed Sharp34300running14000
105Donnie Allison27'68 FordBanjo Matthews342342running23500
1140Richard Brickhouse03'67 PlymouthClewis33500running12500
1215Elmo Langley64'66 FordLangley33400running11500
1326Larry Manning46'66 ChevroletTom Hunter33100running11000
1436Bill Seifert19'66 FordSeifert32000running11000
1537Wendell Scott34'67 FordWendell Scott31600running10500
1627Don Tarr0'66 ChevroletTarr30800running9500
1725Hoss Ellington61'67 MercuryEllington30400running9000
1828Dick Johnson18'67 FordDick Johnson (US)28700running8500
1943Ben Arnold9'67 PontiacTyner28400running8250
206Richard Petty43'68 PlymouthPettyInman27327engine14500
2139Paul Dean Holt93'67 FordDennis Holt26300running8000
2224E.J. Trivette80'66 ChevroletE.C. Reid20500engine7250
2314H.B. Bailey36'67 PontiacH.B. Bailey18100accident7000
2434Clyde Lynn20'68 FordClyde Lynn15600engine7250
2535Frank Warren57'67 DodgeErvin Pruitt14400oil pressure7000
2612James Hylton15'68 PlymouthFriedkin13400heating6400
274LeeRoy Yarbrough98'68 FordJohnsonNab127199engine33050
283Darel Dieringer22'68 PlymouthRossiRossi12700accident6950
299Tiny Lund16'68 MercuryMooreMoore12600accident6100
3031Jim Hurtubise59'68 MercuryPistone12100accident8000
3141Earl Brooks5'67 Ford8600transmission6400
3217Pete Hamilton1'68 DodgeA.J. King5600accident6550
3310Bobby Isaac71K&K Insurance'68 DodgeKrauskopfHyde5500accident5700
3419Roy Trantham84'68 FordTrantham5500accident5600
3542Bobby Mausgrover52'67 FordBuxton5100accident6050
3632Jabe Thomas25'67 FordDon Robertson5100accident6500
3720John Sears4'67 FordL.G. DeWitt4800accident5400
3821G.C. Spencer49'67 PlymouthG.C. Spencer3300oil pressure5200
3933Roy Tyner76'66 FordCulpepper3000engine5750
4029George Davis07'67 ChevroletGeorge Davis2700battery5200
4138Serge Adams56'66 FordStelter2400sway bar5350
4244J.D. McDuffie70'67 BuickMcDuffie2200oil pressure5350
4330Bill Champion10'67 FordBill Champion1700engine5050
4422Bobby Johns7'67 ChevroletShorty Johns100clutch5000

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