OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

NATIONAL 500

Charlie Glotzbach won the 1968 NASCAR Grand National Series National 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $90,880

RACE

  • NUMBER: 47
  • NAME: National 500
  • DATE: 10-20-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 49

WINNER

  • NAME: Charlie Glotzbach
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Dodge
  • AVG SPEED: 135.234
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 26
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 334 92 Running 19,280
2 7 99 Paul Goldsmith Dodge Valleydale Meats 0 334 6 Running 9,505
3 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 334 156 Running 6,800
4 4 14 Bobby Allison Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 332 24 Running 4,195
5 5 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 332 1 Running 3,335
6 14 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 331 29 Running 2,770
7 9 1 Pete Hamilton Dodge A.J. King 0 330 9 Running 2,070
8 11 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 327 0 Running 1,775
9 8 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 326 0 Running 1,700
10 25 11 A.J. Foyt Ford Holman-Moody 0 325 0 Running 1,600
11 15 75 Butch Hartman Dodge Butch Hartman 0 323 7 Running 1,685
12 32 32 Marty Robbins Dodge Welch Motors 0 312 0 Running 1,525
13 18 47 Elmo Langley Ford Bill Seifert 0 309 0 Running 1,500
14 24 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 307 0 Running 1,425
15 35 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 303 0 Running 1,500
16 22 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 301 0 Running 1,325
17 28 64 Bill Seifert Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 298 0 Running 1,325
18 27 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 298 0 Running 1,325
19 37 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 298 0 Running 1,215
20 30 80 E.J. Trivette Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 296 0 Running 1,235
21 38 20 Clyde Lynn Ford Clyde Lynn 0 283 0 Running 1,275
22 41 76 Ben Arnold Ford Don Culpepper 0 274 0 Running 1,150
23 21 30 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Larry Wehrs 0 230 0 Engine 1,150
24 44 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 193 0 Engine 1,175
25 20 18 Dick Johnson Ford Dick Johnson 0 183 0 Shackle 1,100
26 17 97 Red Farmer Ford Red Farmer 0 178 0 Crash 1,100
27 42 5 Earl Brooks Ford Don Robertson 0 175 0 Engine 1,100
28 33 45 Cecil Gordon Ford Bill Seifert 0 161 0 Crank 1,025
29 36 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 147 0 Flagged 1,000
30 43 9 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 144 0 Transmission 1,025
31 40 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 144 0 Engine 1,000
32 6 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 135 0 Engine 1,450
33 12 84 Roy Trantham Ford Rocky Hinton 0 115 0 Brakes 900
34 29 61 Hoss Ellington Mercury Hoss Ellington 0 110 0 Crash 885
35 26 49 G.C. Spencer Plymouth G.C. Spencer 0 105 0 Engine 925
36 16 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 83 0 Ignition 875
37 39 42 Lennie Waldo Ford Elmer Buxton 0 79 0 Engine 850
38 34 46 Roy Mayne Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 77 0 Head gasket 775
39 19 7 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 63 0 Engine 750
40 23 03 Richard Brickhouse Plymouth Dub Clewis 0 56 0 Fan pulley 725
41 13 98 LeeRoy Yarbrough Ford Junior Johnson 0 52 0 Quit 825
42 45 09 Bill Vanderhoff Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 30 0 Oil pressure 725
43 3 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 18 10 Crash 780
44 31 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 18 0 Rear end 625
45 10 29 Bud Moore Ford Bondy Long 0 6 0 Quit 600