OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

VOLUNTEER 500

David Pearson won the 1968 NASCAR Grand National Series Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Bristol Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Bristol
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $24,140

RACE

  • NUMBER: 30
  • NAME: Volunteer 500
  • DATE: 07-21-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 13 / 92

WINNER

  • NAME: David Pearson
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 76.310
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 8
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 6 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 500 257 Running 5,175
2 4 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 499 1 Running 2,650
3 3 29 Swede Savage Ford Bondy Long 0 498 0 Running 1,700
4 9 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 497 0 Running 900
5 18 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 488 0 Running 800
6 10 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 481 0 Engine 700
7 24 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 467 0 Running 650
8 12 16 Tiny Lund Mercury Bud Moore 0 465 0 Engine 625
9 32 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 464 0 Running 600
10 29 70 J.D. McDuffie Buick J.D. McDuffie 0 463 0 Running 525
11 20 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 460 0 Running 540
12 21 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 455 0 Running 515
13 33 46 Larry Manning Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 437 0 Running 460
14 27 9 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 421 0 Running 445
15 15 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 407 0 Rear end 425
16 34 57 Ervin Pruitt Dodge Ervin Pruitt 0 403 0 Running 415
17 23 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 387 0 Crash 420
18 2 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 385 74 Engine 425
19 31 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 367 0 Wheel 340
20 28 93 Walson Gardner Ford Walson Gardner 0 362 0 Engine 340
21 13 5 Pete Hamilton Ford Rocky Hinton 0 329 14 Engine 330
22 26 50 Eddie Yarboro Plymouth Eddie Yarboro 0 298 0 Fan belt 320
23 7 99 Paul Goldsmith Dodge Nichels Engineering 0 290 154 Rear end 305
24 8 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 236 0 Fan belt 800
25 16 2 Bobby Allison Chevrolet J.D. Bracken 0 212 0 Battery 295
26 11 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 206 0 Lug bolt 285
27 22 28 Earl Brooks Ford Earl Brooks 0 194 0 Oil pan 300
28 30 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 187 0 Quit 265
29 19 08 Bob Burcham Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 176 0 Engine 315
30 35 01 Paul Dean Holt Ford Dennis Holt 0 143 0 Oil leak 250
31 17 49 G.C. Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 135 0 Engine 250
32 1 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Winebarger Motor Co. 0 120 0 Engine 750
33 25 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 81 0 Rear end 250
34 5 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 63 0 Rear end 275
35 14 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 35 0 Engine 250
36 36 03 Richard Brickhouse Plymouth Dub Clewis 0 8 0 Engine 250