OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

ATLANTA 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1968 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Atlanta 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Atlanta Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Atlanta
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $67,405

RACE

  • NUMBER: 7
  • NAME: Atlanta 500
  • DATE: 03-31-1968
  • LAPS / MILES: 334 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 11 / 73

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: 1968 Mercury
  • AVG SPEED: 125.564
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 15
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 21 Cale Yarborough Mercury 60 Minute Cleaners 0 0 0 334 172 Running 20,680
2 1 26 LeeRoy Yarbrough Mercury Junior Johnson 0 0 0 334 87 Running 9,360
3 7 27 Donnie Allison Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 333 23 Running 5,415
4 3 6 Charlie Glotzbach Dodge Cotton Owens 0 0 0 332 0 Running 3,225
5 14 22 Darel Dieringer Plymouth Mario Rossi 0 0 0 332 0 Running 2,300
6 12 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Clift Chrysler Plymouth 0 0 0 331 0 Running 1,775
7 10 3 Buddy Baker Dodge Ray Fox 0 0 0 331 0 Running 1,200
8 5 71 Bobby Isaac Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 330 0 Running 1,075
9 19 37 Sam McQuagg Dodge K & K Insurance 0 0 0 329 5 Running 1,000
10 15 5 Butch Hartman Dodge Butch Hartman 0 0 0 327 0 Running 850
11 13 56 Jim Hurtubise Mercury Old Hickory House 0 0 0 322 0 Running 750
12 6 16 Tiny Lund Mercury Bud Moore 0 0 0 322 0 Running 700
13 26 39 Friday Hassler Chevrolet Red Sharp 0 0 0 319 0 Running 700
14 22 79 Frank Warren Chevrolet Harold Rhodes 0 0 0 318 0 Running 600
15 18 48 James Hylton Dodge Hylton Engineering 0 0 0 313 5 Running 625
16 28 30 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Larry Wehrs 0 0 0 304 0 Running 575
17 24 64 Elmo Langley Ford Elmo Langley / Henry Woodfield 0 0 0 299 0 Running 550
18 38 20 Clyde Lynn Mercury Clyde Lynn 0 0 0 294 0 Running 600
19 9 29 Bobby Allison Ford Bondy Long 0 0 0 291 42 Crash 1,165
20 34 0 Don Tarr Chevrolet Don Tarr 0 0 0 284 0 Running 640
21 25 50 Serge Adams Ford -- 0 0 0 235 0 Clutch 625
22 41 88 Dub Simpson Oldsmobile Buck Baker 0 0 0 213 0 Engine 550
23 43 25 Jabe Thomas Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 174 0 Engine 550
24 17 4 John Sears Ford L.G. DeWitt 0 0 0 167 0 Crash 625
25 36 34 Wendell Scott Ford Wendell Scott 0 0 0 129 0 Oil pressure 620
26 31 06 Neil Castles Plymouth Neil Castles 0 0 0 110 0 A frame 700
27 16 1 Bud Moore Dodge A.J. King 0 0 0 91 0 Engine 550
28 20 2 GC Spencer Dodge Bobby Allison 0 0 0 86 0 Engine 575
29 33 52 Tony Tantarelli Ford Elmer Buxton 0 0 0 74 0 A frame 650
30 35 96 Charles Burnett Ford James Brown 0 0 0 69 0 Clutch 630
31 2 17 David Pearson Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 54 0 Crash 625
32 11 99 Paul Goldsmith Plymouth Nichels Engineering 0 0 0 48 0 Handling 675
33 23 02 Bob Cooper Chevrolet Bob Cooper 0 0 0 29 0 Engine 550
34 30 38 Wayne Smith Chevrolet Archie Smith 0 0 0 22 0 Driveshaft 550
35 32 76 Roy Tyner Ford Don Culpepper 0 0 0 20 0 Engine 550
36 44 23 Earl Brooks Ford Don Robertson 0 0 0 18 0 Overheating 500
37 39 80 EJ Trivette Chevrolet E.C. Reid 0 0 0 17 0 Rear end 540
38 42 8 Ed Negre Ford Ed Negre 0 0 0 11 0 Engine 500
39 27 7 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 0 0 11 0 Overheating 525
40 21 97 Red Farmer Ford Red Farmer 0 0 0 7 0 Quit 500
41 8 14 Jerry Grant Plymouth Friedkin Enterprises 0 0 0 6 0 Engine 500
42 40 58 Phil Wendt Chevrolet Ken Watter 0 0 0 6 0 Engine 530
43 29 45 Bill Seifert Ford Bill Seifert 0 0 0 5 0 Quit 500
44 37 19 Henley Gray Ford Henley Gray 0 0 0 4 0 Quit 500