OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

BELTSVILLE 300

David Pearson won the 1968 NASCAR Grand National Series Beltsville 300 at Beltsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Beltsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Beltsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $6,800

RACE

  • NUMBER: 16
  • NAME: Beltsville 300
  • DATE: 05-17-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 300 / 150
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 74.844
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 3
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 300 130 Running 1,400
2 7 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 299 12 Running 1,000
3 8 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 297 0 Running 700
4 5 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 297 0 Running 575
5 6 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 285 0 Running 425
6 10 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 282 0 Engine 325
7 23 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 282 0 Running 275
8 19 09 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 273 0 Running 225
9 4 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 269 0 Running 200
10 21 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 267 0 Running 175
11 15 28 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 262 0 Running 100
12 17 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 246 0 Running 100
13 13 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 171 0 Engine 100
14 1 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 158 158 Engine 300
15 14 70 J.D. McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 122 0 Oil leak 100
16 9 55 Tom Pistone Ford Lyle Stelter 0 115 0 Quit 100
17 11 07 George Davis Chevrolet George Davis 0 112 0 Rear end 100
18 16 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 101 0 Clutch 100
19 3 5 Pete Hamilton Ford Rocky Hinton 0 85 0 Crash 100
20 22 88 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 82 0 Steering 100
21 12 20 Clyde Lynn Mercury Clyde Lynn 0 14 0 Crash 100
22 20 95 Frog Fagan Ford Henley Gray 0 10 0 Head gasket 100
23 18 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 3 0 Oil pressure 100