OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1968 NASCAR Grand National Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $158,860

RACE

  • NUMBER: 4
  • NAME: Daytona 500
  • DATE: 02-25-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 11 / 60

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 143.251
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 21
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 200 76 Running 47,250
2 3 26 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Winebarger Motor Co. 0 200 62 Running 17,525
3 6 29 Bobby Allison Ford Bondy Long 0 200 7 Running 10,150
4 8 6 Al Unser Dodge Cotton Owens 0 200 1 Running 6,250
5 4 17 David Pearson Ford East Tenn. Motor Co. 0 199 10 Running 4,750
6 9 99 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Nichels Engineering 0 199 0 Running 4,500
7 23 22 Darel Dieringer Dodge Mario Rossi 0 199 0 Running 4,100
8 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Unity Raceway 0 198 4 Running 4,350
9 5 16 Tiny Lund Mercury Bud Moore 0 197 0 Running 2,500
10 27 32 Andy Hampton Dodge Harry Ranier 0 193 0 Running 2,525
11 22 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Buddy Arrington 0 186 0 Running 2,350
12 19 27 A.J. Foyt Ford Banjo Matthews 0 183 0 Transmission 2,350
13 34 84 Bob Senneker Chevrolet Doug Cutler 0 182 0 Running 3,200
14 25 20 Clyde Lynn Mercury Clyde Lynn 0 182 0 Running 2,200
15 40 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 181 0 Running 2,100
16 15 5 Butch Hartman Dodge Hartman Autocar 0 180 3 Running 2,275
17 42 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 179 0 Running 2,045
18 24 46 Larry Manning Chevrolet Tom Hunter 0 179 0 Running 2,110
19 49 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 175 0 Running 2,025
20 35 30 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Larry Wehrs 0 175 0 Running 2,015
21 38 73 Rod Eulenfeld Chevrolet Julian Kline 0 174 0 Running 2,000
22 10 37 Sam McQuagg Dodge K & K Insurance 0 171 0 Engine 1,140
23 44 96 Charles Burnett Ford Roy Buckner 0 146 0 Flagged 1,135
24 31 79 Frank Warren Chevrolet Harold Rhodes 0 143 0 Running 1,130
25 17 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 141 0 Overheating 1,125
26 37 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 126 0 Overheating 1,120
27 29 56 Jim Hurtubise Mercury Lyle Stelter 0 123 0 Crash 1,125
28 50 95 Don Biederman Ford James Brown 0 123 0 Engine 1,110
29 20 11 Mario Andretti Mercury Bunnell Motor Co. 0 105 17 Crash 1,580
30 13 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 103 20 Crash 1,700
31 28 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 101 0 Crash 1,145
32 21 15 Charlie Glotzbach Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 91 0 Engine 1,140
33 41 75 Earl Brooks Ford Hot Shot Cafe 0 89 0 Crash 1,085
34 33 10 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 79 0 Overheating 1,080
35 39 18 Dick Johnson Ford Bob Casperson 0 63 0 Engine 1,075
36 11 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 56 0 Engine 1,070
37 16 7 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 55 0 Ignition 1,065
38 47 90 Sonny Hutchins Ford Junie Donlavey 0 53 0 Engine 1,060
39 32 02 Bob Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 52 0 Engine 1,055
40 7 66 Donnie Allison Ford Holman-Moody 0 48 0 Crash 1,000
41 43 51 Stan Meserve Dodge Margo Hamm 0 34 0 Brakes 950
42 26 14 Jerry Grant Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 32 0 Crash 1,000
43 30 97 Red Farmer Ford Red Farmer 0 24 0 Engine 850
44 14 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 24 0 Crash 800
45 45 0 Don Tarr Chevrolet Don Tarr 0 23 0 Head gasket 750
46 46 2 Paul Lewis Dodge Bracken & Bracken 0 14 0 Engine 700
47 48 9 Roy Tyner Pontiac Roy Tyner 0 8 0 Engine 1,650
48 12 1 Bud Moore Dodge Activated Angels 0 7 0 Crash 600
49 18 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac H.B. Bailey 0 6 0 Engine 550
50 36 06 Dub Simpson Dodge Neil Castles 0 0 0 Oil pressure 500