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1968 National 500


Race 47 of 49


Charlotte
334 laps
Time of race: 3:42:08
Average speed of winner: 135.234 mph
Margin of victory: 7 sec.
Lead changes: 26 among 9 leaders
Cautions: 6 for 49 laps
Lap leaders: Glotzbach 1-2, Pearson 3-5, Glotzbach 6, Baker 7-16, Glotzbach 17-21, Hartman 22-28, Pearson 29-45, D. Allison 46, B. Allison 47-70, D. Allison 71-75, Pearson 76-102, D. Allison 103-125, Pearson 126-135, Goldsmith 136-138, Hamilton 139-146, Pearson 147-189, Hamilton 190, Pearson 191-234, Yarborough 235, Pearson 236-244, Glotzbach 245-256, Pearson 257, Glotzbach 258-296, Pearson 297, Goldsmith 298-300, Pearson 301, Glotzbach 302-334

Race notes: First win for Charlie Glotzbach. Finale for Roy Trantham, Bill Vanderhoff, and Lennie Waldo.



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FinishStartDriverCar #SponsorCarOwnerCrew ChiefQualifying SpeedLapsX LedLaps LedStatusMoneyPoints
11Charlie Glotzbach6'68 DodgeOwensOwens156.060334692running192800
27Paul Goldsmith99'68 DodgeNichels33426running95050
32David Pearson17'68 FordHolman-MoodyElder33410156running68000
44Bobby Allison14'68 PlymouthFriedkin332124running41950
55Cale Yarborough21'68 MercuryWood BrothersLeonard Wood33211running33350
614Donnie Allison27'68 FordBanjo Matthews331329running27700
79Pete Hamilton1'68 DodgeA.J. King33029running20700
811Darel Dieringer22'68 PlymouthRossiRossi32700running17750
98Bobby Isaac71K&K Insurance'68 DodgeKrauskopfHyde32600running17000
1025A.J. Foyt11'68 FordHolman-Moody32500running16000
1115Butch Hartman75'68 DodgeHartman32317running16850
1232Marty Robbins32'67 Dodge31200running15250
1318Elmo Langley47'68 FordSeifert30900running15000
1424John Sears4'67 FordL.G. DeWitt30700running14250
1535Neil Castles06'67 PlymouthCastles30300running15000
1622Friday Hassler39'66 ChevroletRed Sharp30100running13250
1728Bill Seifert64'66 FordLangley29800running13250
1827Bill Champion10'67 FordBill Champion29800running13250
1937Wendell Scott34'67 FordWendell Scott29800running12150
2030E.J. Trivette80'66 ChevroletE.C. Reid29600running12350
2138Clyde Lynn20'66 FordClyde Lynn28300running12750
2241Ben Arnold76'66 FordCulpepper27400running11500
2321Dave Marcis30'66 ChevroletWehrs23000engine11500
2444Jabe Thomas25'67 FordDon Robertson19300engine11750
2520Dick Johnson18'67 FordDick Johnson (US)18300shackle11000
2617Red Farmer97'67 FordFarmer17800accident11000
2742Earl Brooks5'67 Ford17500engine11000
2833Cecil Gordon45'68 FordSeifert16100crank10250
2936Ed Negre8'67 FordNegre14700flagged10000
3043Roy Tyner9'67 PontiacTyner14400transmission10250
3140Wayne Smith38'68 ChevroletWayne Smith14400engine10000
326Richard Petty43'68 PlymouthPettyInman13500engine14500
3312Roy Trantham84'68 FordTrantham11500brakes9000
3429Hoss Ellington61'67 MercuryEllington11000accident8850
3526G.C. Spencer49'67 PlymouthG.C. Spencer10500engine9250
3616James Hylton48'67 DodgeHylton8300ignition8750
3739Lennie Waldo42'66 Ford7900engine8500
3834Roy Mayne46'66 ChevroletTom Hunter7700head gasket7750
3919Bobby Johns7'66 ChevroletShorty Johns6300engine7500
4023Richard Brickhouse03'67 PlymouthClewis5600fan pulley7250
4113LeeRoy Yarbrough98'68 FordJohnsonNab156.3725200withdrew8250
4245Bill Vanderhoff09'66 ChevroletTyner3000oil pressure7250
433Buddy Baker3'68 DodgeRay FoxRay Fox18110accident7800
4431Stan Meserve51'67 DodgeMargo Hamm1800rear end6250
4510Bud Moore29'68 FordBondy Long600withdrew6000

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